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Friends of Late Graffiti Writer Dan Whedon Crowdfund for His Memorial

Posted February 28, 2019 at 5:04 am

Old school graffiti writer Dan Whedon (alias OMNI) passed away earlier this week from an apparent drug overdose. Now, in the wake of this tragedy, friends are donating to help foot the cost of a proper memorial. A GoFundMe campaign began yesterday with the goal of raising $10,000 to help “give Dan the memorial he […]

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Neighbors Unite to Fundraise for Orchard Street ‘Mayor’ Who Suffered Stroke

Last modified January 7, 2019 at 1:25 pm

Danny Coffey, the homegrown property manager and steward of lower Orchard Street, is in a bad spot and needs assistance. You’ve definitely crossed paths with him, forever patrolling the block between Grand and Broome Streets, often whistling loudly to himself. Last Thursday (January 3), the 56-year-old neighborhood fixture suffered a stroke, and required emergency surgery. […]