Freeman Alley

This Artist is Using Monopoly Property Cards to Highlight Rents

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 […]

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This Graffiti Writer is Spreading the Message that ‘Not All Cops Are Bad Cops’

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 […]

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Taavo Somer to Open Bar-Boutique in the Former National on Rivington

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.

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Freeman’s Alley Scrubbed

Posted June 29, 2012 at 6:09 am

Freeman’s Alley is, against the odds, one local spot where graffiti usually thrives without the threat of whitewashing.

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Hanksy’s “Feral Cats” of Freeman’s Alley

Posted June 18, 2012 at 6:28 am

The photogenic corridor of creativity that is Freeman’s Alley recently birthed a litter of Hanksy pasters.

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Hanksy Vs. Danksy in Freeman Alley

Posted January 18, 2012 at 6:27 am

Copycats invariably come out of the woodwork with the advent of any successful idea. It’s a story as old as time. Showdown!

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Hanksy Turns Corner Onto Freeman Alley

Posted September 29, 2011 at 6:09 am

Whitewash as they may, Hanksy will not be deterred by the graffiti washers of Rivington Street.

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“Cast Away” Hanksy on Rivington Whitewashed

Posted September 15, 2011 at 6:18 am

Hilarious street artist Hanksy caused quite an uproar in the blogosphere a few weeks ago after we posted photos of the latest creation.

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Mulherin Pollard Projects Gallery Opens at 187 Chrystie

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.

Early Edition: April 12

Last modified June 27, 2012 at 1:01 am

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