If the eyes are the windows to the soul, tattoos are the windows to the heart, intellect and sanity. The National Basketball Association has produced and nurtured some of the most tatted-out human canvases on earth. Here are just some of the best among current players. Oh, and by “best,” we mean the oddest dang tatts currently on healthy epidermal tissue!
The second annual Tattoo Arts Convention started Friday at the Hyatt Regency in downtown Minneapolis this weekend. While the art form has been around for centuries, the dozens of vendors at the event said that what’s old is new again.
A Moorhead man has pleaded not guilty to charges he ran an unlicensed tattoo shop. Prosecutors say 35-year-old Ralph Curiel set up the business in his Moorhead apartment. Most of his customers were teenage girls.
Brooklyn Center Police are asking for the public’s help in identifying a man who has been caught on surveillance video peering into a home on the city’s southwest side.
A Moorhead man is accused of running an unlicensed tattoo shop inside his apartment. Prosecutors say 35-year-old Ralph Curiel used a tattooing gun and needles to apply the tattoos.
The American Red Cross says they urgently need blood donors in order to prevent an emergency blood shortage. Donations drop significantly in the summer, and all blood types are needed. So how much blood does the Red Cross actually need? And is there anyone who can’t donate blood?
Maybe it’s because so many of them are prone to doffing their jerseys in celebration, but we couldn’t help but notice how many of this year’s players are sporting not just bits and pieces of artwork, but full body canvasses of impressive magnitude.
There’s a different kind of art convention in downtown Minneapolis this weekend. Tattoo artists, supply vendors and people who want to get some ink will be at the Hyatt Hotel all weekend for the Minneapolis Tattoo Arts Convention. A one-day pass is $20, but kids 12 and younger get in free. The show is open from 11 a.m. to midnight Friday and Saturday, and 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Sunday.
An Eau Claire tattoo shop owner is charged with a felony for allegedly secretly video recording a sexual encounter with a client. The Leader-Telegram reports Jason Rogers, of Osseo, was charged last week with capturing an image of nudity without consent.
Authorities are asking for the public’s help in locating a missing Foley man. According to the Benton County Sheriff’s office, Jamie Robert Wylie, 31, was reported missing on Dec. 15.
The owner of a head shop who’s facing drug charges has found a new way to promote his business — paying for tattoos for customers willing to advertise his store on their bodies.
The debate over the size and reach of Minnesota’s sales tax swept back into the state Capitol on Thursday with a Senate proposal to make everything from car repairs to dating services taxable.
You’re not supposed to flush leftover prescription down the toilet because they end up in our lakes and rivers. We don’t want them in landfills because they’ll dissolve into the soil.
A suspected gang member wants to remove his tattoo that prosecutors allege was a threat aimed at a Minneapolis police officer.
The sound and scent of skin getting freshly inked will be in the air in downtown Minneapolis this weekend. The Minneapolis Tattoo Arts Convention will bring throngs of tattoo artists, vendors, enthusiasts and willing human canvasses alike.
Imagine what it would’ve been like to be a professional dancer, to have danced all your life waiting for an opportunity to reach the pinnacle of the vocation. Imagine reaching that goal, and then imagine having it taken away.
The Minnesota Red Cross could receive hundreds more blood donors each year after lifting a waiting period required for people with tattoo.
Toys For Tots is popular around the holiday season, but now there’s something a little edgier: Toys For Tats!
The Hennepin County medical examiner is asking for the public’s help in identifying the woman whose body was pulled from the Mississippi River in Minneapolis on Monday.