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Gateway Center Mall Entrance to Gateway Center Mall @ E 149th Street and River Avenue…

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ANTHEM: an all-american dystopia – An Evening of Art, Artists, Wine and Coquito

Last night at Hostos Community College, the Longwood Arts Gallery was abuzz with activity for the launch of a new exhibit, ANTHEM: an all-american dystopia.  The exhibit is a 20th anniversary celebration of the Bronx Council on the Arts’ BRIO (Bronx Recognizes Its Own) award and according to the Longwood Arts Project, this exhibit, “explores an…

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Parranda @ Coqui Mexicano – A Puerto Rican Holiday Tradition Continues on the Mainland

Today at Coqui Mexicano, the community was treated to amazing fine Puerto Rican and Mexican cuisine with their first ever Parranda Navideña which is Puerto Rican Christmas Caroling.  Parrandas are composed of a bunch of locals who dance, sing and play traditional Puerto Rican bomba y plena christmas songs and the likes.  The food was absolutely amazing,…

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Happy Thanksgiving – Immaculate Conception Style

Today while most of us may be fortunate enough to spend Thanksgiving with family and loved ones, there are still many out there who cannot for various reasons, whether economic or simply that they are just alone for the holidays.  For the past 33 years, Immaculate Conception Church on East 150th Street at the corner…

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Welcome to Melrose Gets Major Attention!

The buzz about the possibility of reviving the Old Bronx Courthouse and the exclusive visit by yours truly to the landmark building this past Monday has caught the attention of 2 of the most important news sources for all that is Real Estate in New York City, Curbed and The Real Deal.  Much to my surprise,…

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The Old Bronx Courthouse – An Old Tomb is Opened…

Yesterday under cloudy skies and with a chill in the air, 5 individuals from all walks of life entered the Old Bronx Courthouse.  A little after noon, Henry Weinstein, owner of the landmarked building opened the gates and we all followed him inside eager with anticipation and emotions probably not too dissimilar to an archaeologist…

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