Inked Out: 138 Tattoo

If you read this column every month, you’ll know that I travel a lot and one of the things I love to do when I travel is stop in at various tattoo shops in the different cities that I visit. Well, last month, my wife and I were invited to …

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Inked Out: Three Kings Tattoo

I happened to be in the Greenpoint area of Brooklyn visiting a friend when I came across this great little shop called Three Kings Tattoo. So, I dipped in really quick to check it out and it was a pretty nice looking shop. The dark green walls were adorned with …

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Inked Out: The Dead Presidents Lounge

Earlier in the month of October, my family always heads up to Upstate New York for a long family weekend because my uncle owns a weekend home up in the mountains. You always need one of those getaways to refresh and reflect on life. Anyway, my wife and I decided …

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Inked Out Artist Of The Year: Christian Masot – Silk City Tattoo

One of the coolest and most hardworking guys on the New Jersey tattooing circuit is none other than Christian Masot from Silk City Tattoo in Hawthorne, NJ. The Aquarian’s been sending me to tattoo conventions all over the place from the Meadowlands to Asbury Park to New York City …

by   |  10/07/2015  |  Comments Off on Inked Out Artist Of The Year: Christian Masot – Silk City Tattoo

Inked Out: South Vineland’s Firehouse Tattoo

Since I made the move down to the South Jersey region, I joined a band called BlackOcean, who was based out of Vineland, NJ. On my way home from rehearsals, I would drive by this old firehouse on South Main Road. It wasn’t until recently that I found out, this …

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Inked Out: Fuzion Ink Tattoo And Piercing Studio

I love visiting different cities and finding the coolest tattoo shops in those cities and then bringing them to you because if I only restricted myself to Jersey tattoo parlors, I would be writing about the same ones over and over again. This month, I’m writing about an amazing shop …

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Inked Out: Sixth Annual Visionary Tattoo Arts Festival

Well, it’s that time of year again for the Visionary Tattoo Arts Festival folks to kick off their annual summer tattoo event for the sixth year in a row at the Convention Hall in Asbury Park, NJ. The event takes place Friday, July 24, until Sunday, July 26. I remember …

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Inked Out: All In Inkorporated

So, this was a very strange run of events. Typically when I go and review tattoo shops, I would call the shop and make an appointment to sit down with the owner or manager of the shop to interview them. Lately, I’ve been spotting tattoo shops that I just want …

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Inked Out: Black Vulture Gallery

As I continue my journey checking out some of the coolest tattoo parlors in the New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania and wherever the hell else I happen to see a shop that interests me, this month I find myself in the Fishtown area of Philadelphia. Once again, my wife and …

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Inked Out: Bayonne Tattoo Company

A few months ago, my bud Danny Pain from Pure Ink in Ledgewood, NJ told me that he and his partners, Graig Berkowitz and Rich Pizzutillo, were opening a new shop in Bayonne, NJ and calling it the Bayonne Tattoo Company. Now, there were two reasons for me to visit …

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