Bushwick

Come see street art near Bushwick’s DeKalb Avenue L train stop

September 18, 2018 By Lore Croghan Brooklyn Daily Eagle
Colorful murals cover the outside of New Santa Ana Restaurant on Stanhope Street and Irving Avenue in Bushwick. Eagle photos by Lore Croghan

Eye On Real Estate

Mural, mural on the wall.

There’s lots of great street art in Bushwick.

We took pictures of some prime examples the other day during a photo shoot near the L train’s DeKalb Avenue stop. See related story.

Many beautiful works were painted on the facades of local businesses.

For instance, a mural of a tiger with Asian dragons graces the DeKalb Avenue side of Chinese restaurant Lee Garden at 121 Wyckoff Ave.

The mural on the opposite side of DeKalb Avenue, on Sal’s Pizzeria at 119 Wyckoff Ave., is pretty great, too. It’s a portrait of a graffiti artist.

Our Lady of Guadalupe, who is surrounded by rays of light, is painted on the Menahan Street side of Cholula Deli at 222 Wyckoff Ave.  

A block away on the Menahan Street side of Dromedary Bar at 266 Irving Ave, there’s a painted tribute to the late David Bowie.

A mural on the Grove Street facade of 297 Irving Ave. includes a surreal eye that’s crying a river of tears.

Other colorful things drew our attention, so we photographed them as well.

Outside a Wyckoff Avenue 99-cent store there are brooms on display with heart-shaped handles, like three-dimensional emojis.

Green plastic flamingos stand beside a neon sign outside Pizza Party Bushwick at 254 Irving Ave. In all our long years spent admiring lawn ornaments, these are the first flamingos of this color that we’ve seen.