Strummer Mural Touched Up
The invaluable EV Grieve notices on his rounds that the Joe Strummer memorial mural at East 7th and Avenue A has received a touch-up: the Clash frontman no longer has his leather jacket slung over his shoulder, and the New York City skyline has popped up behind him. Joe also seems to have dropped a few pounds. The mural was done by the ubiquitous Chico, aka Antonio Garcia, who's been festooning the neighborhood for decades and, a 2007 Villager story reveals, still lives in the Lillian Wald Houses. He recently did an Obama mural on Avenue C. Photo by EV Grieve.
Get the This Week's Top Stories Newsletter