Queens —
The city’s graffiti removal crews came and went several times, painting over the scrawls on the side of Manolo’s Mexican Restaurant on Greenpoint Avenue with an even coat of beige. Once, Mayor Michael Bloomberg even came to the Sunnyside restaurant to tout the city’s new graffiti removal program.

Nevertheless, time and time again, the black scribble crawled back across the brick, like spiders immune to pesticide.

Now, the restaurant’s owner, Manuel Morocho, 33, is considering a different, more colorful approach to his problem by inviting graffiti artists to paint his wall.

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