Coming Soon: Kings Avenue Tattoo at 188 Bowery

Posted on: March 14th, 2011 at 6:29 am by

The Bowery will become home to some south shore Strong Island style next month.  In a surprising move, Massapequa-based tattoo parlor Kings Avenue Tattoo is set to open its second outpost at 188 Bowery on April 1.

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The new ink spot occupies the second floor of the corner building, and will also serve as an artist event space.  For instance, there’s currently a seminar in the works on “design and rendering of the female face and form for tattooists,” courtesy of Christopher Conn Askew.

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The arrival of Kings Avenue marks the return of tattoo parlors to the Bowery after a years-long hiatus.  Bowery Tattoo at 334 closed many moons ago, and according to EV Grieve, will soon morph into a pizza joint called Forcella.

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