Newsboxes, Decorated As Art

Two Grrrreat Boxes
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Two of the newsboxes bared teeth as if growling at all the passersby.


Newsboxes Decorated As Art   •  Walkway Off 14th Street Across from City Hall Plaza   •  Outside DeVry University   •  Art and Soul Festival   •  Oakland, California   •  (Photo posted Sunday 12 August 2912)   •  (Photo taken 16:23:02 Saturday 4 August 2012)   •  © 2012 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #B12_7450
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Oriental Themed Boxes
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Two of the newsboxes were decorated using an oriental motif. Although #9616 appears to be a twitter hashtag, but it actually isn't because hashtags cannot (as of this writing) be numeric.


Newsboxes Decorated As Art   •  Walkway Off 14th Street Across from City Hall Plaza   •  Outside DeVry University   •  Art and Soul Festival   •  Oakland, California   •  (Photo posted Sunday 12 August 2912)   •  (Photo taken 16:23:14 Saturday 4 August 2012)   •  © 2012 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #B12_7451
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Diametrically Different Creatures
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Two newsboxes displayed diametrically different creatures. The one on the left appeared benign, whereas the two on the right appeared hungry.


Newsboxes Decorated As Art   •  Walkway Off 14th Street Across from City Hall Plaza   •  Outside DeVry University   •  Art and Soul Festival   •  Oakland, California   •  (Photo posted Sunday 12 August 2912)   •  (Photo taken 16:23:21 Saturday 4 August 2012)   •  © 2012 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #B12_7452
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Decorated As Protest
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Two newsboxes were decorated with images of protest. The one on the right bore the word, "Eddie."


Newsboxes Decorated As Art   •  Walkway Off 14th Street Across from City Hall Plaza   •  Outside DeVry University   •  Art and Soul Festival   •  Oakland, California   •  (Photo posted Sunday 12 August 2912)   •  (Photo taken 16:23:24 Saturday 4 August 2012)   •  © 2012 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #B12_7453
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The Alleyway With Decorated Boxes
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This was the alleyway along which the decorated newsboxes were displayed.


Newsboxes Decorated As Art   •  Walkway Off 14th Street Across from City Hall Plaza   •  Outside DeVry University   •  Art and Soul Festival   •  Oakland, California   •  (Photo posted Sunday 12 August 2912)   •  (Photo taken 16:23:36 Saturday 4 August 2012)   •  © 2012 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #B12_7454
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$5000 IS THE NEW BLACK
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The decorated newsbox on the left had a sign that read, "$5000 Is The New Black." The decorated newsbox on the right referenced, "uniscape.com."


Newsboxes Decorated As Art   •  Walkway Off 14th Street Across from City Hall Plaza   •  Outside DeVry University   •  Art and Soul Festival   •  Oakland, California   •  (Photo posted Sunday 12 August 2912)   •  (Photo taken 16:23:39 Saturday 4 August 2012)   •  © 2012 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #B12_7455
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Corazonesta Oakland
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This newsstand on a post was decorated with a heat upon which was written, "Corazonesta Oakland," which roughly translated to, "Heart is Oakland."


Newsboxes Decorated As Art   •  Walkway Off 14th Street Across from City Hall Plaza   •  Outside DeVry University   •  Art and Soul Festival   •  Oakland, California   •  (Photo posted Sunday 12 August 2912)   •  (Photo taken 16:23:47 Saturday 4 August 2012)   •  © 2012 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #B12_7456
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