graffiti

By - 7/29/14 - 2:24 pm
Pro-Confederate graffiti in Boston

A Union-backing citizen complains about some graffiti on a bench along the water near the Aquarium:

Weird pro-confederate propaganda graffiti on the benches by the water.

By - 7/25/14 - 12:30 pm

Boston Magazine reports somebody went around the outside of the MFA spray painting bad renditions of Homer Simpson - including on the base of "Appeal to the Great Spirit" on Huntington Avenue.

Ed. question: Anybody notice the explosion of graffiti along the Orange Line from Forest Hills to just past Back Bay over the last few months?... Read more

By - 7/10/14 - 8:53 am
Tagged trolleys

Transit Police are blaming an Allston man for the large graffiti tags that showed up on two historic trolleys stored at Boylston station in January.

Daniel Nelligan, 25, failed to show up in court for arraignment on charges of felony vandalism and trespassing in Boston Municipal Court, and police say they now have a warrant for his arrest. Police add he's also... Read more

By - 7/9/14 - 7:21 am

Somerville Nieghborhood News interviews the Not Art guy, who lives in Somerville:

In the past, creating ‘not art’ was something he did for fun. But this year, after he lost two food service jobs in three months, he decided it was a sign that he should pursue art full-time. ... "I'm planning on staying here,” he said. "I'm not going to be moving to

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By - 5/8/14 - 4:14 pm
You're right, it's not art

Alexandra Knowles captured the work of a Not Art kibbitzer today, at Mass. Ave. and Huntington.

By - 2/15/14 - 7:59 pm

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The Yahn Bomb Squad adding pompoms at the beginning of the storm, as captured by Portraits of Boston.... Read more

By - 2/3/14 - 7:52 am
Banksy wasn't in Belmont, Mass.

Just in case you were wondering whether Banksy had been to Belmont, H_Boston spots the answer.

Copyright H_Boston. Posted in the Universal Hub pool on Flickr.

By - 1/14/14 - 1:24 pm
Defaced trolley at Boylston Streeet in Boston

Roving UHub photographer John Pellegrino was among many people this morning to notice the desecration of the historic MTA trolleys parked at Boylston station.

Transit Police in the past have come down pretty hard on any taggers they catch.

A T spokesman said detectives are already hunting for the tagger and will review video from the station's surveillance cameras.... Read more

By - 12/2/13 - 4:41 pm
Wanted for church vandalism

Captured on a camera. Photo by BPD.

Wanted for vandalism

Boston Police report they are looking for three young people in connection with vandalism at Our Lady of Presentation Church on Washington Street sometime between Nov. 23 and 25.

Officers observed the floor of the Church covered with residue from two fire extinguishers that had been set off by the vandals. An oil painting of the Pope was found on the second floor, cut

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By - 10/11/13 - 9:13 am
Long live Enver Hoxha

They could be Boston's quietest ethnic community - you just don't hear much about the Albanians of Roslindale and West Roxbury. But Kathy Cahill spotted some Albanian graffiti in Roslindale this morning. Translated, it means "Long live Comrade Enver Hoxha," a paean to the Communist tyrant who ruled the country from 1944 until his death in 1985.

Film extolling the shoku's greatness... Read more

By - 9/10/13 - 11:12 am

Transit Police report arresting men from Boston and Providence early this morning on charges they sprayed graffiti at six locations along the Red Line in Dorchester.

Police say officers nabbed Joseph Domoracki, 23, of Boston and Max McGuigan, 23, of Providence around 2:40 a.m. on the tracks, near where they cross under Dorchester Avenue a couple blocks south of Andrew Square. Both, police say,... Read more

By - 12/13/12 - 7:52 am

Forest Hills Twitter pole

Seems some kids who start up Twitter accounts have taken to soliciting followers on a particular support column in the upper busway at Forest Hills - although as you can see, somebody also took the time to critique their work (and no doubt the T itself... Read more

By - 10/20/12 - 12:07 pm

A quality-conscious citizen reports some anti-China graffiti on School Street in Charlestown:

Low quality graffiti is unacceptable.

By - 8/25/12 - 7:58 pm

An alert citizen looks down and notices one of the stencils with which the stupid network has been defacing our sidewalks, in this case on East 4 Street in South Boston.

By - 8/24/12 - 4:55 pm

Graffiti

A vigilant citizen took a photo of the mess that is now the base of the Soldiers and Sailors Monument at the top of the Common, writes:

More graffiti at soldiers and sailors monument - big party here last night. Cleaned up most of it.

The city responds the... Read more

By - 8/14/12 - 10:14 am

An incensed citizen posts a photo of a couple of obscene drawings at the Roslindale Square commuter-rail stop, one of which also has a text explanation, in case you couldn't figure out what the artist was trying to draw.

By - 8/9/12 - 1:02 pm

Wicked Local Brookline details an effort by a guy who goes around town painting over tags and police to crack the town's seamy graffiti underworld. With a guest appearance by Mike Dukakis, who admits to keeping a can of paint in his basement with which to cover over graffiti he finds.... Read more

By - 7/30/12 - 8:18 pm

Wicked Local Brookline reports the arrest of Christopher Michael Levett on charges he's the guy who's been marking the town up for months with "Phop." Wicked Local reports a key break came when police talked to his ex-girlfriend, who allegedly broke up with him because he was spending all his nights scribbling in Brookline.

Even as police hunted Phop, the town's vigilante graffiti fighter... Read more

By - 5/25/12 - 8:46 pm

Brookline Graffiti delivers what it promises: Photos of graffiti - and the anonymous blogger's war on it:

As you can see, the razor just scraped away what would have been many layers of scrubbing! Usually you have to alternate a layer of scrub with a layer of scraping, as the solvent penetrates on each pass. But in some cases, like on this mailbox, I

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By - 5/22/12 - 8:20 am

No more graffiti, please

H_Boston spotted this plaintive request in Cambridge's Central Square the other day.

Copyright H_Boston. Posted in the Universal Hub pool on Flickr.... Read more

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