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Bushwick Collective Block Party 2017

The first weekend in June has come and gone again, marking the 7th annual Bushwick Collective Block Party.  This year’s event did not disappoint and there are now many wonderful new works on display. Spotlights of the year include a collaboration between New York graffiti artist Such and Brazilian artist Sipros Sipros.  It features “Law…

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Live Painting Sydney’s Bat Mitzvah

We had a great time live painting in honor of the Bat Mitzvah Girl. We did a large canvas with Sydney’s name and her theme for her party. Hosted at Gotham Hall in Manhattan, we were part of a great entertainment package including DJ, Mini Basketball, and all you can eat Buffet. We let all…

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101 All-Stars Workshop

Yesterday, we kicked off the spring right with a workshop with the residents of 101 Bedford. 101 Bedford is a luxury building right off the beautiful Mccarren Park in Williamsburg Brooklyn. Residents were invited for a drink and graffiti activity produced by Graff Tours. Graff Tours celebrity artist Cernesto was in the house for this…

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International Hip Hop Festival

Hip Hop was born in New York so what better place to celebrate “International Hip Hop Day” than New York City.  If you had been at First Street Green Park on Tuesday April 11th you would have been right in the middle of it all.  Grand Wizard Theodore (the inventor of scratch) and DJ JS-1…

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The Guardian Featured US

It’s a blistery March afternoon and I am standing in a huddle of around 40 St John’s University freshmen outside of a high end coffee shop on the Lower East Side. We are all waiting for Leaf, our graffiti guide for…

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The Best of 2016

Wow what a year! Obviously, everyone has done a lot this year and we can’t wait for 2017. From the projects we did, to the people that toured with us, we are so grateful. We put together the 10 best moments of this year in order for us to celebrate all of the good vibes…

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Wendy’s H.S Heisman Awards 2016

Every Year the Wendy’s Corporation in coordination with the Heisman Foundation invites 15 scholor athletes to compete for a $20,000 dollar college scholorship. The finalists and their families are flown in to NYC for an all expense paid trip including broadway shows, a trip to the World Trade Center Memorial, and of course a Graff…

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Brooklyn Marriot Transformed

We were proud to be the live entertainment for guests coming to the opening Party of the Brooklyn Marriott. We produced a tag sign in board for the Brooklyn Marriott’s VIPs as they entered the party. Guests were invited to produce their own marks as a one of a kind centerpiece for the party. Brooklyn’s…

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Os Gemeos Back in NYC

There is an incredible show currently going on Lehmann Maupin by the Brazilian duo Os Gemeos. After last summer’s mural rampage (which can be seen on our downtown tour), Os Gemeos has followed up with an epic gallery show. Influenced by Hip Hop and old school graffiti, They have come up with a genius exhibit…

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The New FSG

The First St. Green Art Park is having a summer renaissance with inspiring new murals going up almost every week. This month they hosted the Video Music Award’s for MTV as each video received a mural in its honor. FSG along with Centrifuge Public Art Project brought 7 artists to paint the murals. This new…

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