The Long Island City site which once was home to the graffiti mecca known as 5Pointz could soon be gone.
One Long Island City nonprofit will be able to keep its home after a successful online campaign.
This Fourth of July, The POP BAR, located at 12-21 Astoria Blvd., is making its debut in the western Queens neighborhood during a grand opening “Backyard Bash,” including live music, cold drinks and a hot dog eating contest.
After having to move out of the building that housed 5Pointz, one nonprofit is turning to Kickstarter to help stay at the site it has called home for the past few months.
A group of 5Pointz artists have put their emotions and experiences on canvas, reflecting the day they found their graffiti mecca hidden behind white paint.
A duo of Brooklyn artists hope their recent stop in Long Island City will help open the door to a solution.
Two artists are making sure their voices are heard as the demolition of the buildings that were once home to 5Pointz continues.
When Long Island City resident Cristian Torres is on the job as a plumber, he sees more than just pipes and pressure gauges.
Two months after the 5Pointz building was whitewashed overnight, the artists are still going strong now presenting their artwork at a Long Island not-for-profit art center.
A day after 5Pointz was covered in white paint, a group of young fans were arrested and charged for tagging the once aerosol art covered building. Three individuals were arrested and slapped with graffiti and criminal mischief charges after being caught writing on the building, located at 22-50 Jackson Avenue, on Wednesday at approximately 5:50 [...]