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Swastika spray painted on playground equipment in Kings Park (credit: Suffolk County Police)

Police: Long Island Park Vandalism Investigated As Hate Crime

A swastika, pentagram, upside down cross and other graffiti were spray painted on playground equipment at San Remo Community Park in Kings Park between 5 p.m. Sunday and 9:30 a.m. Monday, police said.

03/20/2014

Nassau County police cruiser (file/credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Cedarhurst Yeshiva Student Accused Of Scrawling Anti-Semitic Graffiti On LIRR

A teenager from Queens was charged Thursday with scrawling anti-Semitic graffiti on a Long Island Rail Road station in Cedarhurst at least eight different times.

02/06/2014

Swastika graffiti spray painted onto a garage door in Dix Hills (credit: Suffolk County Police)

Suffolk Hate Crimes Unit Investigating Swastika Graffiti On Dix Hills Home

The swastika and other graffiti was posted Monday night during the snowstorm. Several street signs were tagged and the swastika was painted on the garage door of a home, police said.

02/06/2014

Graffiti found on the side of an elementary school in Randolph Township, NJ. (credit: Morris County Sheriff's Office)

Cops: Words ‘Education Or Slavery’ Spray Painted On Side Of NJ Elementary School

The graffiti was discovered at Ironia Elementary School on Monday.

12/27/2013

The graffiti-covered walls at a Long Island City warehouse, known as 5 Pointz, has been painted over. (credit: Al Jones/1010 WINS)

Report: Group Arrested For Allegedly Tagging Whitewashed 5Pointz Building

A group of people was arrested Wednesday night for allegedly tagging the 5Pointz Building in Long Island City, Queens, two nights after the street art mecca was whitewashed – according to a published report.

11/20/2013

The graffiti-covered walls at a Long Island City warehouse, known as 5 Pointz, has been painted over. (credit: Al Jones/1010 WINS)

Queens Graffiti Mecca, 5 Pointz, Wiped Clean Overnight

For the past 20 years, graffiti artists have been allowed to use the building as a canvas, but last month the owners got the city’s permission to tear 5 Pointz down and build 800 luxury condos and 200 affordable units.

11/19/2013

Graffiti at the 137th Street 1 train platform. (credit: Flickr/Straphangers Campaign)

Census Of Subway Platforms Finds Many Are ‘Bleak And Dreary’

This was third annual “State Of The Platforms” report but the first time the Straphangers Campaign conducted a census of all 862 platforms in the subway system.

10/30/2013

A Williamsburg building owner has hired security and installed a rolling gate to protect a piece of graffiti by Banksy. (Credit WCBS 880/Jim Smith)

Report: Brooklyn Building Owner Hires Security To Safeguard Banksy’s Work

A Brooklyn building owner has hired security guards and installed a metal gate to protect a work by the elusive British graffiti artist Banksy.

10/19/2013

(credit: Garrett Ziegler)

Little Known Federal Law Could Keep ’5 Pointz’ Wrecking Balls At Bay

Graffiti artists won a round in court against developers who wanted to tear down their canvas, the famous Queens graffiti Mecca known as 5 Pointz.

10/18/2013

A person walks by a new Bansky work on a side of a wall on Oct. 3, 2013 in New York City. (credit: Getty Images)

Bloomberg Bashes Banksy’s Street Art

The renowned British street artist, whose keeps his identity secret, is doing a month-long “residency” in New York, using the city’s walls as his canvas.

10/16/2013

Banksy's 9/11 Tribute (credit: Al Jones/1010 WINS)

Banksy Draws 9/11 Tribute On TriBeca Building

Just minutes after Banksy posted his new piece Tuesday, crowds quickly gathered to admire the drawing on a building on Staple Street at Jay Street in TriBeca.

10/15/2013

British Street Artist Banksy Announces A Month Of New Works On NYC Streets

Banksy Fever Grips New Yorkers As Daily Hunt For Street Art Continues

As elusive street artist Banksy continues his month-long “residency” in New York, devoted fans are watching every day to find out where his latest work might turn up.

10/09/2013

Tourists come far and wide to see the iconic "5Pointz" building in Long Island City. (Photo: CBS 2)

Lawmaker: Deal Reached On 5Pointz Redevelopment Plan

It’s a busy day for the New York City Council.

10/09/2013

Swastika drawn on campaign sign outside Edison, N.J. rabbi's house. (credit: Rabbi Bernhard Rosenberg)

Police: Swastika Drawn On Sign Outside Edison, N.J. Rabbi’s Home ‘Absolutely Intolerable’

Rabbi Dr. Bernhard Rosenberg is the son of Holocaust survivors. This is the second mayoral campaign sign in Edison to be defaced in the past three weeks.

10/08/2013

British Street Artist Banksy Announces A Month Of New Works On NYC Streets

New Yorkers On The Lookout For Banksy Street Art Creations

The elusive British artist Banksy has been the talk of New York in recent days, since his graffiti works have begun appearing around the city in what he called an attempt to “host an entire show on the streets of New York.”

10/06/2013

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