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Lottery Now Open for 161 New Apartments in Melrose

A brand new development in the Melrose neighborhood of The Bronx that’s nearing completion is now accepting applications for some truly affordable units. Cauldwell Avenue Apartments, located at 735 Cauldwell Avenue and…

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Field of Nightmares – The Yankees Taketh and The Yankees Do Not Giveth

(image courtesy of: http://www.pbase.com/nyguy/image/110650509/original.jpg) The City of New York and the New York Yankees gladly took away our parks to build their new stadium, with big promises of great new parks to replace those taken away but now, 18 months after the Old Yankee Stadium closed its doors to the public, we are left with an…

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A Word From Our Sponsors…

Welcome2Melrose has partnered up with Google AdSense and has also become an Amazon Associate to provide you with ads as least intrusive as possible.  By clicking on these ads and searching amazon.com through our custom search interface and purchasing your products you can help build a foundation which we are working hard to get off…

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Melrose Murals

Bike Shop on Courtlandt Avenue @ East 150th Street – another fine example of graffiti in The Bronx.(Melrose Murals Archive Project)

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Melrose Murals

David Gonzalez of the New York Times wrote a most excellent piece on graffiti yesterday, “Graffiti’s Story, From Vandalism to Art to Nostalgia,” slide show included. The publishing of the article is rather timely for Welcome2Melrose since we are currently archiving all local works under the Melrose Murals Project. Today’s pictures are from a mural on…

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The Rubble of the 70's and 80's

Check out this amazing video montage of Melrose and the surrounding neighborhoods during the 1970’s and 1980’s.  It is a really powerful video especially for those of us who, like myself, lived through these times.  We lived in a war zone amongst rubble, rats, drug infested streets, garbage everywhere with no one caring for us…

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