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Top 10 Bronx Neighborhoods With Most Street Trees

The folks over at Localize.city sent Welcome2TheBronx their latest report, this time they’ve analyzed street tree density across all New York City neighborhoods in the five boroughs. Although The Bronx is the…

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Mill Pond Waterfront Park Update

The other day as I was making my treck over to the Gateway Center at Bronx Terminal Market, the new mall which houses, Home Depot, Best Buy, Bed Bath and Beyond, BJ’s (whew…any more stores that begin with a “B”??), Staples and Target just to name a few, I decided to check out the progress…

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Spotlight: Coqui Mexicano – A Hidden Gem in Melrose

So where does one begin to describe such an experience as Coqui Mexicano?  Yes, that’s right, an experience for Coqui Mexicano is not just a restaurant but it is an experience to be had by all.  This past Friday, October 9th, I had the privilege to be invited over to Coqui Mexicano by owner Daniela to enjoy…

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Happy Birthday to Welcome to Melrose!!!

WOW how time flies!  I can’t believe that I completely FORGOT that Saturday marked our 1 month anniversary since our launch!  So how does that translate into statistics?  Well in that first month we went in the first to weeks from just under a hundred hits daily to over 200 hits daily and just last…

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Boricua Village – MAJOR UPDATE!

Many of you already know that Boricua Village, once completed will be a major anchor and cornerstone of Melrose with the 14 story verticle campus of Boricua College and over 700 residences of low income affordable housing as well as affordable housing for middle income families.   The developer, Atlantic Development Group, has released more details,…

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Spotlight: Restoration Community Garden

While walking back home from my grandmother’s apartment along Courtlandt Avenue, I had the pleasure of entering Restoration Garden located between East 154th and East 155th Streets.  Unlike the location of the other gardens in the neighborhood which are mostly on quiet side streets, Restoration Garden sits right in the middle of the craziness that…

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