McDonald’s

Dash Snow’s Estate Sues McDonald’s for Copyright Infringement at ‘Graffiti Themed’ Locales

Posted October 12, 2016 at 5:11 am

Apparently, graffiti-themed McDonald’s franchises are a thing. Who knew? And so is allegedly stealing tags of well known writers to lend credibility to this bullshit. Yep, another instance of corporate America usurping the tag of an iconic graffiti writer … which then resulted in a lawsuit. In this case, it’s the late artist Dash Snow […]

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Unique Bowery McDonald’s in Chinatown Goes Belly Up

Posted July 14, 2015 at 5:07 am

That unique McDonald’s at 26 Bowery is no longer in business. It’s gone dark. All corporate branding – signs, window decals, and flags – was recently removed from the premises. Thus concludes the decade-plus reign. This McDonald’s fell in line with its Chinatown surroundings. Acclimating to the local milieu by resembling a bright red pagoda. […]

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Banksy’s Ronald McDonald Spotted on Delancey

Posted October 22, 2013 at 6:00 am

Banksy’s roving Ronald McDonald statue and its loyal human shoe-shiner appeared outside the Delancey McDonald’s yesterday evening. Boogie reader Laura from the LES snapped a shot of the fiberglass piece at around 5pm, and it disappeared shortly thereafter. This mobile artwork began last week, and will visit Five Boroughs franchises each day until tomorrow. It’s […]

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McDonald’s Filmed Commercial on Grand Street; Ronald Lovin’ It

Last modified June 27, 2012 at 1:34 am

The Lower East Side received a visit from annoying corporate clown Ronald McDonald yesterday afternoon.

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Weekend Edition: March 5

Last modified June 27, 2012 at 1:11 am

[Photo Credit: Joel Raskin]

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Early Edition: December 7

Last modified June 27, 2012 at 1:02 am

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McDonald’s PlayPlace on Sixth Avenue Dismantled

Posted June 11, 2010 at 6:25 am

The behemoth McDonald’s outpost at the corner of West Third Street and Sixth Avenue is undergoing a playground change. A McChange, as it were.  Yesterday afternoon, a pair of handymen dismantled the entire fenced-in playground with saws and other assorted machinery.

Early Edition: March 19

Last modified June 27, 2012 at 1:06 am

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