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Monday, June 28, 2010

Third Avenue Festival

Thousands of people came out in the heat yesterday to enjoy the Third Avenue Festival here in Melrose.

There were many different activities and vendors for all family members to have fun including a petting zoo! 

Assurance Wireless was also on hand to help sign up qualifying low income individuals for free cell phone service and dozens of people people stood in line for a chance at a free lifeline. 

Did you attend the festival? Got pics you wanna share with us? Send them to themayor @!

Wednesday, June 9, 2010

Coqui Mexicano In The Daily News - AGAIN!

(Picture Credit: Chu for Daily News)

Local Melrose Resident and Coqui Mexicano enthusiast, Luis Rodriguez, notified Welcome2Melrose that the much loved restaurant was featured in the Daily News today.  This is the second time in two months that Coqui Mexicano was featured for a story in the Daily News!

The New York Times, Daily News...and of course Welcome2Melrose and our residents know it's a great place...what are YOU waiting for to stop in and see what all the fuss is about????

Congratulations to Diego and Danisha for showing the world how a business SHOULD be run...WITH HEART AND SOUL!

Smooth Pickin's at PeaceLove Café

Smoothies are now available at PeaceLove...perfect timing now that the weather is getting warmer!  All smoothies are made from the freshest and healthiest ingredients and are absolutely yummy!

Also don't forget to try the turkey, swiss, avocado sandwich...such a decadent yet healthy eat!

As always, live poetry every Thursday and live jazz every Friday and Saturday evening.

PeaceLove Café
617 Melrose Avenue
Between E 151st & E 152nd Streets
Bronx, NY
2 or 5 trains to 3rd Ave/E 149th Street

Wednesday, June 2, 2010

Melrose Murals

Located on Melrose Avenue between East 162nd and 163rd Streets.
Good Times!  More on the location of this mural as it is the site of rapid turnover rate of murals...almost on a monthly basis by local graffiti artists.