It’s that time of year again! Fineline Tattoo will be celebrating Friday the 13th this January with special tattoo designs.THE DETAILS Read more
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This article first appeared in”Bakaty’s World” by Mike Bakaty in the June 2007 issue of Skin & Ink.
I’m down here at First and First in Manhattan’s East Village and here I sit, trying to figure out the difference between an Ionic column, a Doric column and a magazine column, and realize that it all ties to history and to change.Read more
This article first appeared in”Bakaty’s World” by Mike Bakaty in the August 2007 issue of Skin & Ink.
When the phone rang a few months back, I picked it up and couldn’t believe what I was hearing. It was Bob Baxter asking if I would be interested in writing a column for Skin & Ink. He wanted me to do an East Coast slant. I must say I was kind of stunned. I don’t consider myself a “word” man, per se. I found it curious that anyone else might.Read more
Celebrating 40 years of tattooing in the Lower East Side.
The shop is currently owned and operated by Mike’s son, Mehai Bakaty.
All photos by Hugh Burckhardt.Read more
It’s that time of year again. Friday the 13th tattoo extravaganza at Fineline this Friday, May 13.
The rules –
Noon to midnight (sign-up list is generally cut off at 9 or 10 PM.)
First come, first serve.
Sign up must be done in person.
$13 with mandatory 7 dollar tip.
Arms and legs only.
Check out our Instagram (@finelinetattoonyc) for a sneak peak of designs later this week.Read more
Thank you everybody that came out to support at at the 18th Annual New York Tattoo Convention. It was our first time ever working this convention. Had a great time. Visited with some great people. Got a lot of love and support. Stay tuned for future convention sightings.Read more
Fineline Tattoo will be at the 18th annual New York City Tattoo Convention from June 12th – 14th.
This will be the first year that Fineline will be participating at the convention, and the first year that the event will be held at The Metropolitan Pavilion after the closing of the Roseland Ballroom in 2014.Read more
Some believe the origins of Friday the 13th lie not with Hollywood horror movies but with Masonic history. In 1307, the king of France dissolved the Order of Knights Templar and arrested many of its members, including the Grand Master, Jacques de Molay. De Molay was tortured and eventually burned at the stake in front of Notre Dame.Read more