190 Bowery Losing All Its Graffiti Except One Tag; Are MTA Ads Elitist?
- Owner Aby Rosen is removing all of 190 Bowery‘s famous graffiti this weekend except for one tag by noted artist NEKST. [Mass Appeal]
- Go inside John Leguizamo’s West Village brownstone. [NYT]
- Have you ever noticed the nondescript “Tie Guy” in the MTA’s Courtesy Counts ads? One man thinks he “represents the the wealthy elite in New York.” [WNYC]
- As part of August’s annual Summer Streets program, lower Manhattan will get its first Shared Streets day, where 60 square blocks from the Brooklyn Bridge to the Battery will close to car traffic. [NYDN]