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Melrose Murals

Bike Shop on Courtlandt Avenue @ East 150th Street – another fine example of graffiti…

Melrose Murals

David Gonzalez of the New York Times wrote a most excellent piece on graffiti yesterday, “Graffiti’s…

Melrose Murals

Part of a larger mural in the parking lot behind Nos Quedamos/We Stay depicting the…

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Melrose Person of the Year

So a few weeks ago it was mentioned that the Melrose Person of 2009 would be revealed and although it is already 19 days into the new year, it is better late than ever. When I first started this blog, its goal was to focus not only on Melrose but its surrounding neighborhoods as well…

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Melrose Murals and the Arts

Over the next few months, Welcome2Melrose will be featuring photographs of local murals as well as works of art by graffiti artists.  While some may disagree that graffiti is not art and is vandalism, it is our goal to open your minds to see it as a form of expression.  Not all forms of graffiti are…

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Picture of the Day

Typical Sunday at BJ's in the Gateway Center Mall…after only 3 weeks from opening, this location became the third HIGHEST grossing store in the entire COUNTRY! Ed García CondeThe "Mayor" of Melrose917-532-7504http://www.welcome2melrose.com

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Welcome2Melrose Continues to Get Around in Local Media

As most of you already know, welcome2melrose.com has been featured in such local papers and TV like the Bronx Times, Mott Haven Herald and News 12 The Bronx (video is archived) to name a few.  Well the last few weeks have been pretty exciting for welcome2melrose! On December 26, 2009, I was quoted in The New…

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Home Run at Yankee Stadium…In the Middle of Winter!

Last Wednesday on January 6th, 2010, history was made at Yankee Stadium:  Laughter brought down the house that Ruth Didn’t Build with the Championship Comedy Series.  For the first time ever, a comedy show was held at Yankee Stadium at the ritzy NYY Steak, hosted by Davian Velez of mun2 and featuring such great talents…

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