LATEST NEWS

LATEST NEWS

Man Shot Dead by Police in Melrose

Satnam Singh apparently went off the edge and beat his mother, Kaul Balbir, over the head with a frying pan.  According to police reports they ordered Singh to drop the pan repeatedly but when he refused to cooperate, the officers shot him 5 times (according to the police) and was pronounced dead on the scene.…

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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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