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Brook House, A Melrose Institution In The Bronx, Is Closing

Brook House, A Melrose Institution In The Bronx, Is Closing

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Brook House, New York’s largest furniture showroom has stood the test of time and the changing face and economics of Melrose. As the Third Avenue El was dismantled and Melrose and the South Bronx burned around it, Brook House stood.

Now after over 50 years serving the community and Bronxites alike with quality furnishings, the Kopstein family is saying goodbye as they begin…

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Pelham Bay, The Bronx: A Blend of Urban & Suburban | NYTimes

From The New York Times: Anyone seeking a large body of water in Pelham Bay would be quickly frustrated: The neighborhood’s namesake no longer exists.

Pelham Bay, The Bronx: A Blend of Urban & Suburban | NYTimes

From The New York Times: Anyone seeking a large body of water in Pelham Bay would be quickly frustrated: The neighborhood’s namesake no longer exists.

#yankees #Bronx #bronxbombers #jeter #derekjeter #southbronx  (at Tuck It Away Self Storage)

#yankees #Bronx #bronxbombers #jeter #derekjeter #southbronx (at Tuck It Away Self Storage)

#streetart #thebronx #Bronx

#streetart #thebronx #Bronx

Hip Hop Tour Of The Bronx Listed As ‘10 Truly Unique City Tours Around the World’

Hip Hop Tour Of The Bronx Listed As ’10 Truly Unique City Tours Around the World’

Wikipedia

Wikipedia

HuffPost Travel published an article today from SmarterTravel where a Bronx tour had the distinct honor of being selected — in a positive light!

In the post, SmarterTravel says:

“See a completely different side of a city when you break away from the mob of tourists following the guide with the red umbrella. On these 10 unique city tours, you’ll venture into the Bronx with an old-school…

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#streetfood #bacalaitos #alcapurrias #pastelillos #Bronx #thebronxdoesitbetter #puertorico #boricua  (at Mott Haven)

#streetfood #bacalaitos #alcapurrias #pastelillos #Bronx #thebronxdoesitbetter #puertorico #boricua (at Mott Haven)

My Bronx Story - Poetry In The Bronx

My Bronx Story – Poetry In The Bronx

James Peach McClory / ©Visions In Photography / Leticia Torres

James Peach McClory / ©Visions In Photography / Leticia Torres

April is National Poetry Month and to that end, we’d like to share some words from a Bronx Poet who’s has graced the stages of the Nuyorican Poets Cafe, El Museo del Barrio, and the Bronx Museum (among many others) when he’s not walking the halls of justice at Bronx Family Court as an Officer (you can catch him this Thursday,…

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#ps31 #saveps31 #grandconcourse #Bronx #thebronx #landmark

#ps31 #saveps31 #grandconcourse #Bronx #thebronx #landmark

#hostos #puertorico #boricua #Bronx #cuny #thebronx #grandconcourse #southbronx  (at Eugenio María de Hostos Community College, CUNY)

#hostos #puertorico #boricua #Bronx #cuny #thebronx #grandconcourse #southbronx (at Eugenio María de Hostos Community College, CUNY)

After One of The Roughest Winters In Recent Memory, PS 31 Still Stands In The Bronx

After One of The Roughest Winters In Recent Memory, PS 31 Still Stands In The Bronx

PS 31 still standing as of April 21st, 2014 / ©welcome2thebronx.com

PS 31 still standing as of April 21st, 2014 / ©welcome2thebronx.com

On November 8, 2013, New York City’s Department of Buildings issued an emergency demolition order for the landmarked ‘Castle on the Concourse’ aka PS 31. They cited it as a public safety issue and were concerned that it wouldn’t survive another Sandy-like weather event.

After a winter with record snowfalls and several buildings…

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