Posted June 6, 2012 at 6:18 am
This revolution will not be televised…it’ll be blogged about. Ambling up the Bowery, you may notice the multicolored summer sweater hugging a lightpole at the southwest corner of Rivington Street. It’s not, as you might imagine, the handiwork of Olek, who pretty much commands a monopoly on crocheted street art around the Lower East Side. […]
Posted May 25, 2010 at 6:12 am
Many thanks to Boogie reader Cathyann for pointing out the identity of the artist behind the lovable yarn bike, which has had a residency in the Lower East Side for some time now. Olek is her name; mystery solved.
Last modified May 20, 2010 at 11:12 am
The neighborhood favorite yarn bike now has some creative competition on the streets. A crafty vinyl bike was recently spotted on Avenue A. The records are melted over the frame and more are placed in the spokes. Where can we buy one? [Photo Credit: Michael Madrigale] [via Tenement Talks]
Last modified December 5, 2010 at 5:12 pm
That rather conspicuous pink-and-purple yarn bicycle first spotted outside ABC No Rio on Rivington has since re-located to Essex Street. It’s secured to a lone bike rack near the southern entrance of the Essex Street Market.
Last modified June 27, 2012 at 2:19 am
This colorful yarn-covered bicycle made an appearance on Rivington between Suffolk and Clinton Streets. It sits locked to a street sign outside ABC No Rio, and definitely attracts a fair share of attention.