Tattoo Parlour

Chicago Tattoo Company

January 20 2008

The Chicago Tattooing and Piercing Company Inc 1017 W BELMONT AVE CHICAGO, IL 60657-3302 773-404-5075 Established: 1969 Artists: Dale Grande, Nick Colella, Mike Dalton, Mario Desa, Matt Ziolko, and Josh Howard“I would rather be here, than anywhere else,” says Chicago… [ read more ]

Taylor Street Tattoo

January 20 2008

Taylor Street Tattoo and Body Piercing 1150 W. Taylor Street Chicago, IL 312-455-8288 http://www.taylorstreettattoo.com Established: 2003 Artists: Keith Underwood, Chris Smith, Lana Wingo, and Chad Ramsay; piercing by Tim GoodingOpening up a shop in Chicago’s Little Italy wasn’t easy for… [ read more ]

Tomato Tattoo

January 20 2008

Tomato Tattoo 1855 W CHICAGO AVE CHICAGO, IL 60622-5513 312-226-6660 Established: 1999 Artists: Robert Hixon, Nuco, Erik GillespieWhen Tomato Tattoo owner Robert Hixon set out to name his shop, he jokingly suggested an unusual moniker to his girlfriend. “In our… [ read more ]

Cherry Bomb Tattoo

January 20 2008

Cherry Bomb Tattooing 1579 N MILWAUKEE AVE CHICAGO, IL 60622-2452 773-645-1703 Established: 1999 Artists: Patrick Cornolo “Please note that I am a one-man operation so I am not always able to get back to people as quickly as I would… [ read more ]

Mister Cartoon

January 8 2008

Mister Cartoon Somewhere Downtown LOS ANGELES, CA http://www.mistercartoon.com Established: 2001 Artists: Mister Cartoon and Carlitos Apprentice: Saul “Everybody thinks I came into the tattoo world with a red carpet at my feet,” says venerated artist Mister Cartoon. It’s easy to… [ read more ]

Spotlight Tattoos

January 8 2008

Bob Roberts Spotlight Tattoo 5859 MELROSE AVE LOS ANGELES, CA 90038-3717 323-871-1084 http://www.eatsurfsleepshit.com Established: 1973 Artists: Bob Roberts, Charlie Roberts, Baby Ray, Juan Puente, Marco Cerretelli The difference between Spotlight and a lot of the other shops out there is… [ read more ]

Zulu Tattoo

January 8 2008

Zulu Tattoo & Eclectic 165 S CRESCENT HTS BLVD LOS ANGELES, CA 90048-3521 323-782-9977 Established: 1992 Artists: Zulu, Lantz, Afa, Misha, and Sameerah Spirituality rules at this famed establishment, whose client list includes Montel Williams and Dennis Rodman. “Western tattooing,… [ read more ]