Last Monday neighborhood residents were witness to a rare sighting of the locally famous and indigenous/ursine hoops fan, KnickerBear. Standing near the corner of West Street and Greenpoint Ave. crying […]
Anyone who rides a bike knows cycling in the hood can be treacherous business. But did you know roughly every 48 hours a pedestrian or cyclist in NYC is killed […]
When Spring time rolls around many of us get into closet clearing mode, quickly to realize we have spent a lot of time working for money that we use to […]
We recently had the unique opportunity to chat with street artist and realist painter Dan Witz at his studio in Greenpoint. Active since the late 1970s, Dan is considered one […]
Metalheads don’t always wear black; some prefer to don bubblegum pink. Enter Buff Monster, the street artist and recent Brooklyn transplant who flashes his artistic devil horns through murals of cotton candy landscapes inhabited […]
A Save5Pointz Facebook fan commented “they’re gonna need painters on stand by” after the landlord Jerry Walkoff white washed the building overnight, painting over the works of countless of street artists.
In a tragic turn of events for the street art community worldwide and the general soul of NYC, 5Pointz’s exterior walls and the works of over 1500 international artists was […]
Too often cultural institutions (see CBGBs) are wiped off the map because of one thing: GREED. Those big ugly towers that are coming to Greenpoint – there is one reason […]
Unicorns, which do exist, are often depicted “collared with a broken chain attached, showing that it has broken free from its bondage.” Happy Independence Day!
Seems like no matter where I go I see one of Chris Uphues’ happy heart wheat pastes. I’m not complaining. Bright and colorful with big dark eyes – they make […]