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History & Happenings, the Great Lakes Tattoo Blog. Sharing news, events and fascinating tidbits on Chicago Tattoo History.  


Erik Gillespie willl be out of the shop May 30- June 7. 

Mike Dalton will be out of the shop June 2- 3. 

Rosie Evans and Sam Layzell will be in the shop on June 3rd for one day only. Contact them directly for appointments. 

Kevin Leary will be out of the shop June 9- 12.

Beatdown will be out of the shop on June 10. 

Frog will be in the shop June 26/27. Contact him directly for appointments. 

To book in with any of our tattooers call the shop at 312-870-0458 or stop by. We also take walk ins every day on a first come, first served basis.