Posted June 13, 2018 at 5:00 am
In this town, nary is there an equivalent to the relative steal of Baltic Avenue. To that end, the anonymous artist Symbol has repurposed the classic Monopoly property cards to highlight the exorbitant commercial rents around New York City. So far, there are wheat-paste treatments for Broadway, Bleecker Street, Lexington Avenue, and the Lower East […]
Posted December 23, 2014 at 5:38 am
In the wake of the execution-style murder of two policemen in Bedford Stuyvesant and the bevy of anti-cop resentment lately, one graffiti writer is out there with a pro-NYPD message. DJ Pumpkin – a prolific tagger across the Lower East Side – is spraying surfaces with the note “Not all cops are bad cops.” We first […]
Posted December 5, 2012 at 6:18 am
With The National barely out the proverbial door, Taavo Somer hopes to create a bar-boutique concept that seems rather similar to the nearby Dressing Room.
Posted May 20, 2011 at 6:09 am
Chelsea keeps hemorrhaging art galleries, and the Lower East Side is naturally there to clean up the mess.