Beastie Boys’ Adam Yauch park vandalized with swastika in NYC

Adam Yauch, 47, passed away in May of 2012, after a fight with cancer. The playground includes basketball courts, a community garden, a greenhouse, a small fitness area, an open play space, drinking fountains and a dog run. The city named the park for the late rapper, who was Jewish, in 2013. He died of cancer in 2012 at the age of 47.—

A Brooklyn playground named for the late Beastie Boys’ star Adam Yauch was vandalized with swastikas and the words “Go Trump!”
Photos show the swastika and words were spray-painted on playground equipment in the Brooklyn Heights neighbourhood. © The Associated Press, 2016 This cannot be the new normal! New York City Councilman Brad Lander said police were investigating and the Parks Department planned to remove the messages. .@beastieboys Adam Yauch Park in Brooklyn Heights was left defaced with ugly symbols of hate today. The graffiti was one of several recent instances of the Nazi symbol being found around New York and in other parts of the country.