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By adamg - 11/21/23 - 1:59 pm
Graffiti covered trolley at Boylston station

A roving UHub photographer reports somebody got past the fences at Boylston and tagged up the PCC trolley sitting there - just like somebody did back in 2014.

By adamg - 11/3/23 - 9:58 am
WBZ studio building on Soldiers Field Road covered in red paint

Overnight, somebody covered the WBZ offices at 1170 Soldiers Field Rd. in Allston with blood-red paint and took the time to scrawl "Free Palestine" at one end. Monica captured the scene. Read more.

By adamg - 10/24/23 - 1:30 pm
DT 24 graffiti on Central Avenue, Mattapan Lower Mills

A disgusted citizen filed a 311 complaint today about this graffiti that keeps appearing, in this case on Central Avenue in Mattapan Lower Mills: Read more.

By adamg - 8/30/23 - 1:12 pm

Boston Police report arresting four teenagers from Winchester they say were hanging out in Chinatown early Tuesday, tagging buildings in Chinatown with spray paint. Read more.

By adamg - 8/24/23 - 9:51 pm

Steve Cooper posts video of one store owner running across Charles Street to rip the spray paint out of the hand of a daylight tagger (audio is NSFW).

By adamg - 8/6/23 - 12:14 pm

Boston Police report arresting a Newton man after a sergeant checking in with local merchants spotted him tagging up the rear of the Happy Lamb building at Harvard and Brighton avenues around 1:45 a.m. on Friday. Read more.

By adamg - 7/26/23 - 8:39 am

Boston Police report three men spotted spray-painting the building at 131 Arlington St. proved unable to outrace responding officers, even the one who tried to lighten his load by tossing aside cans of spray paint as he ran early Tuesday. Read more.

By adamg - 2/26/23 - 6:16 pm
Graffiti at Ruggles that asks - When will this end

Ginnette noticed today that somebody used a marker in the Ruggles busway to ask: "When will this end?"

By adamg - 1/22/23 - 10:20 pm

Update: Bail set at $500.

Boston Police report one officer was injured and two people arrested during a protest Saturday night on Boston Common against over the death of a protester on the site of Atlanta's proposed 85-acre "Cop City" training facility. Read more.

By adamg - 11/13/22 - 1:09 pm
Tagger in the North End

A concerned citizen filed a 311 complaint about the graffiti guy he spotted adding to the freshly re-painted wall across from Cutillo Park in the North End around 10:15 a.m. today. He then marked up another wall down the street.

By adamg - 9/16/22 - 2:25 pm

Transit Police report arresting a man for spraying painting graffiti that included the word "GANG" on the walls of the Copley Green Line station around 8:10 p.m. on Thursday. Read more.

By adamg - 8/5/22 - 10:42 am
Anti-Chinese graffiti in Chinatown

A Chinatown resident photographed the newest illiterate scrawlings at Liberty Tree Plaza, the small space in front of the city-owned China Trade Building and BPL branch at Boylston and Washington streets. She took the photo yesterday, reports it's still there this morning, but says, yes, she'll be reporting it via 311.

By adamg - 7/10/22 - 6:10 pm
Covering hateful graffiti with pro-Pryde signs

Covering over the hateful graffiti this afternoon.

Somebody with a can of black spray paint tried to scare off the people building and supporting what will be New England's first LGBTQ-friendly senior-citizen apartment complex overnight, by spraying homophobic and threatening messages on signs outside the former Rogers Middle School but all they did was fire those people up who vowed to work even faster to open its doors to its first residents. Read more.

By adamg - 5/13/22 - 11:11 am
Anti-Roe scrawling atop Roslindale trash receptacle

A vocabulary enriched citizen files a 311 complaint about some anti-Roe scrawling atop Roslindale Square's solar-powered Big Belly trash receptacle on Belgrade Avenue just before Robert and Corinth streets: Read more.

By adamg - 4/23/22 - 5:52 pm

A disgusted citizen files a 311 complaint about some graffiti at Lawrence and Clarendon streets - and about the State of the City today:

Menino wouldn't have let this happen.

By adamg - 12/23/21 - 11:50 am

A concerned citizen files a 311 complaint about graffiti reading "BLUNCH" on some city big-belly trash cans on Corinth Street in Roslindale: Read more.

By adamg - 12/6/21 - 2:18 pm
Graffiti showing either an angry owl or boobs, depending on how you see them

An irate citizen filed a 311 complaint about the graffiti atop 249 Harrison Ave. in Chinatown - and not just because it showed up after earlier graffiti was cleaned up:

And the highest image of boobs has to be removed - every building facing that direction sees it.

By adamg - 11/28/21 - 10:53 pm

Boston Police report arresting two men they tagged up a car whose driver was waiting for the light at Washington and Walworth streets around 7 a.m. today. Read more.

By adamg - 11/11/21 - 12:00 pm
Graffiti: It aint easy being cheezy

A solid citizen filed a 311 complaint about the graffiti on the side of Supreme House of Pizza on Vinton Street in South Boston - and marked the graffiti as "offensive." Read more.

By adamg - 7/14/21 - 11:34 am
Graffiti on plywood building on Porter Street in East Boston

An irate citizen files a 311 complaint about East Boston's Eternal Plywood building, which morphed from the Eternal Flapping Plastic Sheets building, at Porter and Orleans streets. Read more.

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