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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,…

America’s ONLY Floating Pool is in The Bronx

Here’s another fun fact about The Bronx for you: The country’s ONLY floating pool is right here in our borough in Hunts Point. 6sqft reminds us in a cool article that The…

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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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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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