When the manager at Rusty Nail [http://rustynailbrooklyn.com], a recently-opened bar located at 1701 Foster Avenue, between E. 17th and E. 18th streets, went by the business today, they noticed something extremely upsetting. The words “Stay Close” had been spray painted in black on two of the outside walls.
Photo courtesy of Acapulco Deli & Restaurant GREENPOINT — A Greenpoint restaurant was vandalized with swastikas and other obscene materials in December. On Sunday, December 22, two men were caught on surveillance video spray-painting the front of Acapulco Deli & Restaurant at 1116 Manhattan Avenue, a Mexican joint, cops said. In addition to
Last weekend, an unknown perpetrator was caught on tape carving nearly 30 swastikas into freshly poured cement on Newkirk Avenue in Kensington. The video, from a private surveillance camera, shows the suspect etching multiple swastikas while gripping a small flashlight in his mouth on a residential Newkirk Avenue block near
WT & Kensington neighbors rally at the Ft. Hamilton Pkwy F/G, December 12. (Photo by Ditmas Park Corner)“We will not tolerate acts of hatred,” said City Council Member Brad Lander and more than 30 neighbors this morning at a solidarity rally outside the subway station where Islamophobic graffiti littered
Residents of a sleepy, treelined block in Gravesend woke up this morning to find their homes and cars vandalized with graffiti that appears to be associated with a particularly ruthless drug gang. At around 8:30am, we found confused neighbors standing outside their homes on East 2nd Street near Avenue
Neighbor Kathy Kalayci said she spotted this man write “Obama Traitor” on the wall outside the Rybak constrcution site. (Photo by Kathy Kalayci )A neighbor’s photo led to the arrest of the local kook who’s been scrawling hateful messages and harassing elected officials in Sheepshead Bay. Police arrested
Neighbor Kathy Kalayci said she spotted this man write “Obama Traitor” on the wall outside the Rybak constrcution site. (Photo by Kathy Kalayci )The local kook who’s been scrawling hateful messages [/anti-commie-troll-strikes-again-with-childish-graffiti-on-sheepshead-bay-road/] all over Sheepshead Bay — and is sought by police for harassing local politicians [/internet-troll-lobs-hateful-emails-at-councilman-deutsch/] — was spotted last
Graffiti on the front window of Hinterlands. (Photo: Sarah Crean)Graffiti appeared this afternoon on the front window of Hinterlands, a bar opening soon [/business/hinterlands-bar-opening-soon-on-church-avenue/#.VqlHh7TFuT8] on Church Avenue. The bar is located in Kensington, at 739 Church Avenue between East 7th and East 8th streets. UPDATE: The owners
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Photo via festedicompleannobimbi [https://instagram.com/p/9bD-xGPmUs/?tagged=halloweenkids]A lot of us grew up hearing those terrifying Halloween tales about kids trick or treating. The poisoned candy. The razor blades. The scary people in that house. Urban myths or not, parents get concerned on this mischievous holiday. While
A neighbor spotted this car’s smashed window on Albemarle Road. Photo by Kevin We’ve had numerous problems with car vandalism in the community, and, after writing about smashed windows throughout the area [/blog/crime/more-car-vandalism-reported-throughout-the-neighborhood] in July, a couple neighbors reached out to us about recent incidents on
One of a series of cars that had their windows smashed on E. 18th Street [/blog/crime/series-of-car-break-ins-reported-on-18th-street-between-ditmas-dorchester] . Photo by Rachel SchwartzAfter our sister site, Ditmas Park Corner [/], publisher this article [/blog/crime/series-of-car-break-ins-reported-on-18th-street-between-ditmas-dorchester] yesterday about car windows being smashed on E. 18th Street, between Ditmas Avenue and Dorchester Road,
Photof via ANIMAL New York.Apparently a crew of three artists, plus assistants, dragged a four-foot-tall plaster-like bust of NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden up Fort Greene Park and on top of the Prison Ship Martyrs Monument last night (Sunday night), and adhered it to one of the four corner columns.