Post Tagged with: "Melrose"

City looks to ease way for pedestrians

City looks to ease way for pedestrians

Police, Transportation February 22, 2015 at 6:21 pm 0 comments

At a press conference at a Melrose senior center, the City unveiled its plan for making Bronx streets safer for pedestrians.

Melrose dojo goes to the mat for kids

Melrose dojo goes to the mat for kids

Education November 14, 2014 at 9:03 am 2 comments

In its third year in Melrose, Senshi Okami teaches mixed martial arts, judo, Brazilian jiu-jitsu, karate, boxing, and capoeira.

The 79th Assembly District.

Candidates vie for Assembly seat

Government, Politics September 2, 2014 at 2:20 pm 2 comments

The Bronx Borough Democratic Committee has endorsed lawyer Marsha Michael, but former Obama operative Michael Blake has raised more money in next week’s primary for the 79th Assembly seat.

A rendering of the proposed bridge

New bridge over tracks faces obstacles

Transportation January 17, 2014 at 2:30 pm 2 comments

For nearly 15 years, the city has planned to build a new bridge across the train tracks at East 153rd Street in Melrose. In that time, opposition has grown and the cost has ballooned.

This rendering shows an aerial view of the La Central development

Huge development slated for Melrose

Housing December 24, 2013 at 8:24 am 2 comments

Five new apartment buildings, a rooftop farm, a YMCA and a community recording studio will be built on the largest remaining vacant lot in the South Bronx.

Three views of Banksy's controversial mural.

‘Ghetto for Life’ mural ignites debate

Art October 25, 2013 at 9:33 am 1 comment

The word “ghetto” touches off a heated debate about a new mural in Melrose.

Pastor Kahli Mootoo of the Bright Temple Ame
Church denounced mayoral candidates for failing to show up at a forum in Melrose on March 9.

Frontrunners are no-shows at Melrose mayoral forum

Government, Politics March 28, 2013 at 5:13 pm 0 comments

Residents packed a Melrose church to listen to the city’s mayoral candidates explain their positions on the issues but didn’t get to hear from the three candidates who are considered frontrunners for next November’s election.

Police beat: Dec. 30- Jan. 7

Police, Uncategorized January 14, 2013 at 10:35 am 0 comments

Assaults A 32-year-old woman was slashed at a Mott Haven strip club on Dec. 30. Police say the victim was dancing at Sin City around 4 in the morning when someone cut her face with a box cutter. She was treated at Lincoln Hospital. Police are searching for a suspect.Read More