Kids draw on sidewalks with chalk, right? At least they do in my neighborhood. That's apparently something of a problem for the law, as one Brooklyn girl learned after chalking a blue splotch on her front stoop.
From the Brooklyn Paper (with thanks):
Obviously not all of Natalie Shea's 10th Street neighbors thought her blue chalk splotch was her best work — a neighbor called 311 to report the "graffiti," and the Department of Sanitation quickly sent a standard letter to Natalie's mom, Jen Pepperman.
Natalie got a letter from the city threatening "enforcement action." Her mom, wisely, calls the whole thing ridiculous.