zoning and self-expressing

Tattoo parlors and city zoning from PA and another one from IA where one of the local towns just received its first tattoo parlor ever.

Dress code: tattoos and body piercings have business stigma.

Tattoo removal ‘proudly’ represented by ‘many with tattoos wish they could erase the ink’.

Proposed industry regulations in GA were already mentioned here; seems like ‘tattoo artists generally agree with regulations.

A few other pieces of Americana: ‘body as canvas’, ‘free Obama tattoos’ and ‘calls for unusual images’.

On a linguistic level, an article discussing the lovely word ‘tat’.

Interesting articles from other countries: prison tattoos from SA and an article about yet another Spanish tattoo artist.