17 Essex Street

17 Essex St.

Tuff City Styles on Essex Street Closes for Remodeling

Posted February 11, 2014 at 6:03 am

You probably noticed that the roll-down security gate in the lower level of 17 Essex has been shuttered of late. This is the home of Tuff City Styles, the Bronx-based tattoo and paint shop which opened here in May 2011. Despite the absence of any signs or announcements on their website, we are told the […]

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‘Los Anarquistas’ – Symbol’s Anarchist Pop-Up Meeting Room at 17 Essex Street

Posted December 18, 2013 at 6:03 am

You may have noticed the anarchist vibe inside the spartan sub-level store at 17 Essex Street. A podium sits front and center, flanked by flags, just waiting for someone to get up there and drop some knowledge. At its core, the tiny space is a “meeting room,” yet on either side are racks stocked with […]

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Tuff City Styles Opens at 17 Essex Street

Posted May 17, 2011 at 6:39 am

17 Essex Street once peddled in prostitution. Now it’s tattoos and graffiti culture.

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