Fresh Paint

134 Orchard Street Goes Beige

Last modified June 28, 2012 at 6:28 pm

Many of the tenements lining the midsection of Orchard Street are defined by earthier hues. Plenty of browns, reds, and maroons happening. And therein, its character.

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Fresh Paint: Bible is Back

Last modified June 27, 2012 at 2:19 am

Of the countless downtown street artists, Leviticus is definitely one of the most active. Especially in and around the Lower East Side. It seems he re-invents himself every couple months. Now the self-proclaimed president of the Freestyle Family is back in the neighborhood with even more ambitious productions. Dave Attell even gets a shout out! […]

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Fresh Paint: Struck Again

Last modified January 24, 2011 at 11:32 pm

In this neighborhood, a clean gate rarely lasts. Take, for instance, Kleen-Stik Industries, Inc. at 139-141 Ludlow. Just two months ago, the longstanding graffiti on its exterior was completely wiped clean. No longer. As of yesterday, the building facade was tagged again in two separate places. And now that the proverbial seal is broken, more […]

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Fresh Paint: And You Don’t Stop

Posted January 2, 2009 at 12:09 pm

Seen at the corner of Orchard and Canal Streets.

Fresh Paint: Bowery Gets Yoinked

Posted December 3, 2008 at 10:22 am

Yoink bombed this building facade adjacent to the construction site of 250 Bowery. Seeing this enormous tag on the way to work totally made my day. It’s almost like a big F.U. to luxury development. Speaking of which, there still hasn’t been much progress on the FLAnk boutique hotel since the summer. [August 2008] Related […]

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Fresh Paint: Rusk

Posted November 13, 2008 at 10:26 am

Street artist Rusk had a proverbial field day on Orchard Street this past week, tagging gates in huge bubble letters.