Inked Out: Steel City Tattoos

A few months back when my girlfriend and I were looking for a house, we looked in the Eastern Pennsylvania area. When our realtor drove us around I noticed a handful of tattoo shops on our travels. While we were in historical Bethlehem, PA, which is known for their steel, …

by   |  12/01/2009  |  Comments (1)

Inked Out: Tattoo Tony’s Under My Skin Tattoo, Atlantic Highlands, NJ

Back in September, my band, Mean Venus was asked to play a benefit show to remember the late Anthony DiGrigorio over at Tiki Stadium in Keansburg, NJ. This is where I met Tattoo Tony, who was one of the organizers of the very successful event. Who is Tattoo Tony you …

by   |  11/03/2009  |  Comments (19)

Inked Out: Graceland Tattoo: Wappingers Falls, NY

I recently took a ride up to Dutchess County in upstate New York to check out Graceland Tattoo on a tip that I received through an email. Graceland Tattoo is located in Wappingers Falls to be exact, and is owned by artist Adam Lauricella, whom I got to sit down …

by   |  10/09/2009  |  Comments (2)

Inked Out: DaVinci Tattoo Studio: Wantagh, NY

I swear that ever since I took this column over, tattoo shops keep popping up from out of nowhere. On this day, I was about to play a gig at Mulcahy’s out in Wantagh, Long Island, opening for Big Noize featuring New Jersey’s own Joe Lynn Turner, when I noticed …

by   |  08/05/2009  |  Comments Off on Inked Out: DaVinci Tattoo Studio: Wantagh, NY

Inked Out: Dreamland Creations

Upon my many back and forth trips to Pennsylvania while my lady friend and I search for our new residence, we saw this pretty neat tattoo shop while we were driving around Stroudsburg looking for a Starbucks. At first we had no idea that it was even a tattoo shop. …

by   |  07/16/2009  |  Comments (2)

Inked Out: Vince Neil Ink

So, last May when I was in Las Vegas, I featured a tattoo parlor called Pussykat Tattoo. This past May, I made my yearly jaunt back to the City of Sin and made a pit stop into Vince Neil Ink, which is located right on the Vegas strip across from …

by   |  06/15/2009  |  Comments (4)

Inked Out: Mean Street Tattoo

As I get to know my new neighborhood of Queens, NY, my girlfriend and I tend to take daytrips around the area just driving around aimlessly. Sometimes that’s good to help your sense of direction in unfamiliar territory. Anyway, on one of these aimless trips, I happened to pass a …

by   |  05/10/2009  |  Comments (1)

Inked Out: New York Adorned Tattoo

One thing that I love about New York City is the plethora of tattoo shops per square mile. Believe it or not, I have yet to walk into a shop that is dirty either! I’m not saying that I’ve visited dirty shops in New Jersey, but there was one or …

by   |  03/10/2009  |  Comments (4)

Inked Out: Inkstop Tattoo, NYC

Before a gig one night with my band Hostel Inc. in downtown Manhattan, my girlfriend and I decided to take a walk around Alphabet City, which is near the venue we were playing at. During our walk, we stumbled across a pretty rugged looking tattoo shop on the corner of …

by   |  02/04/2009  |  Comments Off on Inked Out: Inkstop Tattoo, NYC

Hand Of Glory Tattoo: Park Slope, NY

My lady friend and I were having dinner in Brooklyn, NY one night, and as we were driving home, we both noticed a tattoo shop on Seventh Avenue. The name of the shop is what caught our eye, though! It was called Hand of Glory Tattoo! We loved the …

by   |  01/07/2009  |  Comments (2)


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