The Long Island City site which once was home to the graffiti mecca known as 5Pointz could soon be gone.
A Queens graffiti legend was killed earlier this week when he was electrocuted by the third rail at a Brooklyn subway station, according to a published report.
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.
The NYPD arrested two local men in the past few days and charged both with multiple acts of graffiti each.
Two artists are making sure their voices are heard as the demolition of the buildings that were once home to 5Pointz continues.
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 [...]
Police busted two vandals in Richmond Hill on Saturday, graffiti spray can in hand.
The iconic Howard Beach pizzeria, New Park Pizza, was reportedly vandalized early Friday morning.
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 [...]
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 [...]