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Illegal Dumping in Melrose

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

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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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Pictures of the Day – More Melrose Architecture

East 152nd Street between Melrose and Third Avenues. Art Deco on Melrose Avenue @ East 151st Street. Great detail on this beauty on Melrose @ East 152nd Street. This one can be yours for $800,000. 595 Courtlandt Avenue – Year Built 1870’s…don’t know the original usage of the building but up on top of the…

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Courtlandt Corners Welcomes Middle Income Families to Melrose

In a new twist to affordable housing in Melrose, developer The Phipps Houses Group, one of the largest not-for-profit developers of affordable housing in the country, is setting aside 20% (63 units) of the 323 unit Courtlandt Corners project for middle income families making up to $80,000 per year. According to Courtlandt Corners’ architects, New…

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Real Estate Values in Melrose on the Rise According to Zillow

According to Zillow.com, property values are on the rise over the past 12 months and is one of only 3 neighborhoods with increasing values in the entire Bronx. Check out the the data below comparing Melrose to other neighborhoods in the South Bronx. Zillow Home Value Index More Melrose Home Values *Note: No data was…

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