Chalk

Julius C Sewer Shark on Orchard Street

Posted October 26, 2010 at 6:23 am

Summer might be over, but the sharks are still circling for prey.  The sewer sharks, that is.  This particular sidewalk beast was spotted near the manhole at the northeast corner of Orchard and East Houston.  Watch your step!

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Tourist vs New Yorker Sidewalk Stunt Outed as Improv Everywhere

Last modified June 8, 2010 at 4:49 pm

Thanks to Mashable, we now know who was behind the Tourist vs. New Yorker sidewalk stunt.  These lines were drawn across Manhattan, but most notably in the Lower East Side.  Fittingly, it was the ingenious folks at Improv Everywhere.

Following SHY1 to 151 East 3rd Street

Posted April 29, 2010 at 6:24 am

Almost like a secret treasure hunt, this graffito marks the spot on the simplified neighborhood map at the East Houston Bank of America branch.  SHY1 tagged 151 East Third Street as the “best place in NY.”

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Felix Morelo Chalks the Sidewalks Again

Last modified June 27, 2012 at 2:19 am

Felix Morelo is at it again with his distinct brand of sidewalk art.  Yesterday, his chalk faces surfaced in succession  along three separate sidewalks just south of East Houston. Each display has a different head count.

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Line Drawn in the Rivington Sand

Last modified June 27, 2012 at 2:19 am

The proverbial line in the sand is now drawn on the Rivington sidewalk between Norfolk and Suffolk Streets. Directly across from Schiller’s.  It’s another chapter, albeit comical, in the age-old battle between New Yorkers and tourists. Just be careful where you walk! [Thanks to @donetodeath for the tip]

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Felix Morelo Brings His Faces to the Bowery

Last modified June 27, 2012 at 2:19 am

While strolling the Bowery yesterday morning, we came across a hopscotch matrix of faces chalked on the sidewalk outside the Bowery Mission.  Spanning nearly half the concrete between Rivington and Stanton, the graffiti layout included 180 faces, marked at various numeric intervals, as well as a “good luck spot” starting circle.  Check it out before […]

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