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Safety Concerns in Melrose

Most people when they hear about Melrose and that it’s located in the South Bronx…

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: PeaceLove Cafe in Melrose

As some of you know by now, one of my favorite places to spend some free time, socialize with the locals and listen to live jazz is the new PeaceLove cafe located at 617 Melrose Avenue between E 151st and E 152nd Streets. After living in such neighborhoods as the East Village and Kips Bay…

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Apartments for Rent in Melrose

2 Apartments have opened up in a beautifully maintained Art Deco building on East 153rd Street at the corner of Melrose Avenue. Less than a 5 minute walk to the 2/5 express trains to midtown (and yes it DOES only take 15 minutes to get there EAST or WEST), a plethora of stores to shop…

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Boricua Village and the Rebirth of a Once Blighted Block

What was once one of the most iconic symbols of urban decay in Melrose is now slowly being resuscitated back to life with the creation of Boricua Village. Although the building is not part of the development proper, the old Bronx Courthouse will no longer sit amongst ruins and empty lots as it has been…

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New Building Now Accepting Applications

El Jardin de Seline at 779 Melrose Avenue (corner of East 158th Street) is now accepting applications for its 66 units. The building is a low to moderate income residence and according to the New York Real Estate Journal, El Jardin de Seline “will achieve a LEED Silver rating as well as being NYSERDA Energy…

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In the beginning…

Well I’m finally doing what I’ve had sitting on the back burner for a few years and what my friends have been encouraging me to do for some time. Welcome to the Village of Melrose! It has been long overdue but now all you ever wanted to know about Melrose but were too afraid to…

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