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Sculpture at the Grand Concourse entrance of The Bronx County Courthouse located to the south…

Illegal Dumping in Melrose

Thanks to my daily walks around the neighborhood (and really thanks to my gorgeous Siberian,…

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Pictures of the Day – Evolution of 2-3 Family Homes in Melrose

Back in 1991 when Melrose was mostly burned out lots, vacant buildings and rubble, the first 2 Family homes were built along Elton Avenue between East 154 and East 155th Streets as well as those same streets between Elton and Melrose Avenues. These pictures below are of the evolution of what architects thought belonged in…

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Community Gardens – Oases in Park Starved Melrose

With all the new real estate being developed in Melrose and over 1,400 apartments coming online within the next year or so with developments such as Boricua Village, Courtlandt Corners and St. Ann’s Terrace, the area is yearning for more open spaces. As it stands, Melrose has no real park within its borders of its…

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Spotlight: South Bronx Food Co-op – A Healthy Way of Eating For All

With an alarmingly high percentage of obese and overweight residents in the South Bronx, The South Bronx Food Co-op is a beacon in Melrose to the rest of the surrounding neighborhoods. Located at 3103 Third Avenue @ East 158th Street in Melrose, the Co-op offers a variety of fresh organic produce, whole grains, hormone-free meats…

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My Barista Sings While Serving Coffee…Does Yours?

Went in for a slice of all natural and homemade sweet potato pie over at PeaceLove and was treated to some serious beats by Alvin Rogers cool Jazz playing on stage while Darada David, owner of PeaceLove, served up some coffee whilst on the microphone belting out amazing vocals. Starbucks eat your heart out…organic coffee…

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Welcome to Melrose Milestone…of Sorts

14 days, 15 entries (including this one) is how long we’ve been on the web. Yesterday we hit a milestone of sorts…for the first time since starting this blog 2 weeks ago, Welcome to Melrose had over 200 hits yesterday, Wednesday, September 23, 2009 and we could only thank YOU, the followers who continue to…

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