Welcome2Melrose http://www.welcome2melrose.com/wordpress It's not just a stop on your way home from Grand Central Wed, 02 Apr 2014 17:30:46 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.8.2 Xochimilco Restaurant Is Still Open! | Welcome2TheBronx http://www.welcome2melrose.com/wordpress/2014/04/xochimilco-restaurant-is-still-open-welcome2thebronx/ Wed, 02 Apr 2014 17:30:46 +0000 http://www.welcome2melrose.com/wordpress/?p=1023 image http://www.welcome2thebronx.com/wordpress/2014/04/02/xochimilco-restaurant-is-still-open/ The popular and Baron Ambrosia approved Mexican restaurant, Xochimilco is still open! Due to a major error with Verizon and Cablevision, their main number is out of order but they can still be reached at 718 402-5100. Hopefully your thoughts of the restaurant having closed, ensued by panic had been subdued!]]> Columbia University – Student Project Melrose Retail Analysis Survey http://www.welcome2melrose.com/wordpress/2014/03/columbia-university-student-project-melrose-retail-analysis-survey/ Wed, 26 Mar 2014 18:13:47 +0000 http://www.welcome2melrose.com/wordpress/?p=1020 image Listen up, Melrose! Have your voices heard in this new survey! https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/melrosecolumbia]]> Free Valentine’s Day Portraits For Bronx Residents This Friday At the Bronx Documentary Center | Welcome2TheBronx http://www.welcome2melrose.com/wordpress/2014/02/free-valentines-day-portraits-for-bronx-residents-this-friday-at-the-bronx-documentary-center-welcome2thebronx/ Thu, 13 Feb 2014 01:46:12 +0000 http://www.welcome2melrose.com/wordpress/?p=1017 image


In what’s become a holiday tradition at the Bronx Documentary Center, this Friday from 5pm to 7pm Bronx residents will be able to receive a free 8×10 portrait for Valentine’s Day. Each additional print is available for $5 each. Non Bronx residents can also participate with the first portrait at $10 and each additional portrait at $5 each as well. Click the link for more details. http://www.welcome2thebronx.com/wordpress/2014/02/11/free-valentines-day-portraits-for-bronx-residents-this-friday-at-the-bronx-documentary-center/]]>
Welcome2TheBronx | Another Major Building Up For Sale In Melrose On 149th Street http://www.welcome2melrose.com/wordpress/2014/02/welcome2thebronx-another-major-building-up-for-sale-in-melrose-on-149th-street/ Wed, 12 Feb 2014 21:23:26 +0000 http://www.welcome2melrose.com/wordpress/?p=1014 image The College of New Rochelle in Melrose at 332 East 149th Street between Courtlandt and Morris Avenues has put its 50,000+ square foot, 9 story campus / office building for sale with an asking price of $10.5 million (the former location of the old Savemart electronic store for you history buffs). Click the link to read more. http://www.welcome2thebronx.com/wordpress/2014/02/12/another-major-building-up-for-sale-in-melrose-on-149th-street/]]> Via Verde Scoops Up Yet Another Award | Welcome2TheBronx http://www.welcome2melrose.com/wordpress/2014/02/via-verde-scoops-up-yet-another-award-welcome2thebronx/ Wed, 05 Feb 2014 17:53:54 +0000 http://www.welcome2melrose.com/wordpress/?p=1011 image Via Verde, the award-winning “green” development, which changed the game plan on what affordable housing can be and looks like just won another award —this time from the Environmental Protection Agency. http://www.welcome2thebronx.com/wordpress/2014/02/05/via-verde-scoops-up-yet-another-award/]]> It’s Time To Restore 24 Hour Service To The 5 Line In The Bronx http://www.welcome2melrose.com/wordpress/2014/01/its-time-to-restore-24-hour-service-to-the-5-line-in-the-bronx/ Wed, 29 Jan 2014 20:32:57 +0000 http://www.welcome2melrose.com/wordpress/?p=1008 image IT’S TIME TO RESTORE 24 HOUR SERVICE TO THE 5 LINE IN THE BRONX There’s been a lot of talk lately about the State of transportation in the Bronx and particularly the underserved East Bronx where 4 new Metro North stations are planned for some time around 2019-2020 or so. But what can the MTA do NOW to, at the very least, make commuting at night a bit easier for millions? They already FAILED the Bronx by not extending the Second Avenue subway to the Bronx. The answer is to restore 24 hour service to the 5 Line. READ MORE: http://www.welcome2thebronx.com/wordpress/2014/01/29/its-time-to-restore-24-hour-service-to-the-5-line-in-the-bronx/]]> Welcome2Melrose Has Been A Little Quiet…But Not Really! http://www.welcome2melrose.com/wordpress/2014/01/welcome2melrose-has-been-a-little-quiet-but-not-really/ Mon, 20 Jan 2014 16:55:27 +0000 http://www.welcome2melrose.com/wordpress/?p=1005 image Melrose, you have not been abandoned! For the past year or so I have been focusing on Welcome2TheBronx and building that site and brand up. Over at Welcome2TheBronx you can still find Melrose related articles just by going to this handy link which takes you directly to any page where Melrose is tagged: http://www.welcome2thebronx.com/wordpress/tag/melrose/ In the meantime, we're in the process of creating new content and redesign for Welcome2Melrose and keeping it as vibrant as the community it resides in. We are also looking for local residents who would like to contribute to Welcome2Melrose and submit articles on anything they feel Melrose residents and the world at large should know. This site, is after all, for the community. If you're interested, please feel free to contact us at submissions@welcome2melrose.com Thanks for all your continued support for over 4 years now and don't forget to head over to Welcome2TheBronx for Bronx related news!]]> Welcome2TheBronx Supports Councilwoman Melissa Mark-Viverito For Council Speaker: Encourages City Council To Follow | Welcome2TheBronx http://www.welcome2melrose.com/wordpress/2014/01/welcome2thebronx-supports-councilwoman-melissa-mark-viverito-for-council-speaker-encourages-city-council-to-follow-welcome2thebronx/ Thu, 02 Jan 2014 22:34:10 +0000 http://www.welcome2melrose.com/wordpress/?p=1001 image Read more: http://www.welcome2thebronx.com/wordpress/2014/01/02/welcome2thebronx-supports-councilwoman-melissa-mark-viverito-for-council-speaker-encourages-city-council-to-follow/]]> Bronx Soccer Stadium Fact Sheet: What We Know So Far | Welcome2TheBronx http://www.welcome2melrose.com/wordpress/2013/12/bronx-soccer-stadium-fact-sheet-what-we-know-so-far-welcome2thebronx/ Tue, 24 Dec 2013 15:11:00 +0000 http://www.welcome2melrose.com/wordpress/?p=998 image Check out this concise and informative fact sheet on the MLS THE Soccer Stadium which was announced for our area. We need more community input! http://www.welcome2thebronx.com/wordpress/2013/12/24/bronx-soccer-stadium-fact-sheet-what-we-know-so-far/]]> Breaking News: Massive $345 Million Development Announced For Largest Remaining City-Owned Land In The South Bronx | Welcome2TheBronx http://www.welcome2melrose.com/wordpress/2013/12/breaking-news-massive-345-million-development-announced-for-largest-remaining-city-owned-land-in-the-south-bronx-welcome2thebronx/ Mon, 23 Dec 2013 18:23:21 +0000 http://www.welcome2melrose.com/wordpress/?p=993 image Breaking News: Massive $345 Million Development Announced For Largest Remaining City-Owned Land In The South Bronx in Melrose. Development will include a 48,000 Square Foot YMCA, 5,000 square foot music and recording studio for the community, an astronomy tower and much more! http://www.welcome2thebronx.com/wordpress/2013/12/23/breaking-news-massive-345-million-development-announced-for-largest-remaining-city-owned-land-in-the-south-bronx/]]>