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Melrose Oral Histories

The history of a neighborhood is made up of countless personal stories —triumphs, tribulations, families, friendships— in which the neighborhood serves as a setting and plays an important role. WHEDco, in collaboration with New York University (NYU), is looking to Read More …

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Bronx CookSpace Application

Interested in joining Bronx CookSpace? We accept new tenants on a rolling basis! Please fill out this form, and we will get back to you shortly. For more information about Bronx CookSpace, please contact 718-839-1198 or mgotay@whedco.org.  

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Bronx Commons Breaks Ground in Melrose

On Friday, January 13, 2017, WHEDco broke ground on its third and most ambitious affordable housing development yet: Bronx Commons! The development will be constructed in the Melrose neighborhood of the South Bronx, in partnership with BFC Partners, and will Read More …

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Melrose Community Needs & Actions Report

WHEDco’s third affordable housing development in the Bronx, Bronx Commons, will be located in the Melrose neighborhood. To better understand and help meet the needs of the Melrose community, we conducted a community needs assessment focused on a one-mile radius Read More …

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WHEDco Illuminates Christmas Tree In Melrose

On Wednesday, December 21, 2016, WHEDco’s community development department partnered with the New York City Department of Parks and Recreation to light a Christmas tree at Railroad Park in the Bronx. The installment of decorations caught the attention of passersby Read More …

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Melrose Parranda | December 21, 2016

The Bronx Music Heritage Center (BMHC) and Make Music New York take over the streets in classic Puerto Rican and Garifuna fashion: Parranda! Join us for a rhythmic procession through Melrose as we spread holiday cheer with song and dance! Read More …

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Christmas Tree Lighting at Railroad Park | December 21, 2016

Join WHEDco, NYC Parks and Make Music New York for the 2nd Annual Tree Lighting at Railroad Park! Railroad Park is located on the corner of Courtlandt Avenue and East 161st Street in the Bronx. Hot cocoa and snacks delicious Read More …

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Parranda con Paranda | December 17, 2016

December 2016 Bronx Rising! Parranda con Parranda: A Puerto Rican & Garifuna Holiday Celebration Celebrate the holiday season at the Bronx Music Heritage Center (BMHC) with holiday traditions from two of the Bronx’s distinct Latino communities: Puerto Rican and Garifuna. Read More …

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Entrepreneurs Tour the Bronx to Grow their Small Businesses

On Thursday, November 10, 2016, small business owners boarded a trolley and embarked on the Southern Boulevard Retail Space Tour to take their small businesses to the next level. The tour was organized by WHEDco, in partnership with the Southern Read More …

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United Airlines NYC Half Marathon | March 19th, 2017

WHEDco is a proud charity partner of New York Road Runners, Inc. (NYRR) and is once again participating in the United Airlines NYC Half Marathon, to be held on March 19th, 2017. WHEDco has been awarded five charity spots in the Read More …

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