Some people are mesmerized by the rapid pulse and blinking rainbow of Times Square. Others are bewitched by the glamour of high-end stores lining 5th Avenue. I have always been most fascinated by the city's grittier elements, and have a particular appreciation for some well-placed graffiti. Whether you consider it art or vandalism, it's impossible to deny that graffiti is as New York as bagels and the Yankees. I'm constantly taking pictures of graffiti I pass; here are some of my recent favorites.
Here's a link to some of the coolest graffiti in New York City. What do you think: Art or vandalism?