Graffiti

Lewd graffiti scrawled on Hamilton Beach footbridge
Lewd graffiti scrawled on Hamilton Beach footbridge
Police Eric Jankiewicz 6/17/2014 at 3:13PM

Graffiti is nothing new for Hamilton Beach residents. But residents are alarmed over new racist slurs and sexually suggestive images scrawled on a graffiti-covered footbridge connecting the small neighborhood to Howard Beach.

Ridgewood newsstand razed, problems persists across street
Ridgewood newsstand razed, problems persists across street
Southwest Liam La Guerre 2/11/2014 at 4:47PM

One long-standing Ridgewood problem down, and one more to go. The troublesome newsstand on Metropolitan Avenue near Fresh Pond Road, which had been an eyesore in the community, attracting garbage and graffiti for more than two decades, has finally been taken out of sight. The MTA/LIRR, which owned the land, demolished it on Friday with [...]

Graffiti artist Banksy makes his way to Queens
Graffiti artist Banksy makes his way to Queens
Arts & Music Angy Altamirano 10/15/2013 at 2:24PM

A “residency on the streets of New York” would not be complete without coming into Queens for one artist. Since the start of the month, the mysterious, ghost-like and notorious British graffiti artist only known by the name Banksy has hit the streets to tag his way around the Big Apple. In a unique show [...]

5Pointz to become apartment complex after final vote
5Pointz to become apartment complex after final vote
Top Stories Angy Altamirano 10/09/2013 at 4:18PM

Developers have reached the final step in seeing the Long Island City graffiti mecca, known as 5Pointz, become two apartment towers. The City Council voted on Wednesday, October 9 to approve the land use application that would allow the Wolkoff family, owners of the property on Jackson Avenue and Davis Street, and developer G&M Realty [...]