Mina and Benny will be tattooing at the Philly convention THIS weekend. Feb 13th-15th at the Pennsylvania Convention Center.
We are happy to announce that Andrew Mann has joined the Fun City family. He is here Wednesday, Sunday & Monday. Call, come by or email us to book an appointment with him. You can check out some of his work below or on Instagram at @andrewmann86.
Mina will be in London till the 21st, but she is currently booking appointments for January. Call, come by or email to book an appointment.
We just got our pocket tees restocked, you can come by and pick one up in sizes s-2x or shoot us an email if you'd like us to ship one to you. They make great christmas gifts! If tees aren't your thing, we have gift certificates available as well.
Last but not least here are some tattoos from the past few weeks. Enjoy!
Anthony Vicar is still visiting from Hawaii and has some time this Sunday. If you'd like to make an appointment give us a call at (212) 353-8282.
We said goodbye to John this past weekend. We're sad to see him go, but wish him the best of luck in Salt Lake City. If you're in the area you can find him at Cathedral Tattoo and keep track of his trips back by checking the guest artists section! Here's a photo from John's last day hanging out on the stoop:
Lastly, some tattoos from this week:
This week is John's last before he moves to Salt Lake City. He still has some slots open for small stuff if you want to get tattooed before he leaves. If you can't make it in before the big move don't worry! John will be back to visit us, just check here, Instagram or the guest artists section on for updates! John did these farewell tattoos on shop assistants Shiro and Melissa:
Kike Castillo from Brightside Tattoo will be visiting with us next weekend and still has some appointments available. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for appointments.
Last week Claire did this cat tattoo on a woman visiting from France:
Benny did this Descendents tattoo on his friend:
Mina did this rose and eye on our friend and John's wife, Heather to take with her to SLC:
Steve did this skull adapted from a customers drawing:
We have new pocket tees designed by Sean Barton just in time for Spring. Size S-2XL. Come grab one at the shop or find them in our online store.
Benny was at the Baltimore convention over the weekend where he made this rose.
Steve started this back piece on our friend Charlie. He also specializes in window washing.
John is still out of town, but he did this wolf while working at Cathedral Tattoo this past weekend.
An oldie, but a goodie from Claire.
Spring has arrived in NYC and it is the ideal time for tattoos of the flower variety like the one in this weeks Village Voice ad designed by Claire. Call, email or come by to get a pretty flower tattoo by Claire! She works on Tuesdays and Thursdays.
Benny painted this sheet of flash for our friend Charles who works over at Only You in Atlanta.
Mina will be in Miami celebrating the release of the Stab City book May 9th, 10th & 11th. Email email@example.com for appointments.
Steve worked on this chest panel this week.
John will be at Liberty Tattoo in Seattle May 2nd-6th. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to make an appointment.
Check out the latest episode of Invisible Radio featuring our very own Mina Aoki as well as Virginia Elwood, Stephanie Tamez & Gill Gold now on iTunes!
John Raftery will be at Cathedral Tattoo in Salt Lake City April 22nd-30th. Call Cathedral to make an appointment: (801) 355-9191.
Last but not least here's some recent tattoos:
We have gift certificates all year long! What better way to say happy birthday to friends or family. Come and get 'em.
This weeks Village Voice ad features a lady and some roses by John
Some tattoos from last week:
Eric Michalovic will be here March 29th-31st. Please email him for appointments at email@example.com
Here's some tattoos and a painting from last week to get your Monday started off right:
P.S. WE HAVE GIFT CERTIFICATES FOR SALE NOW! It might not be holiday time, but chances are it's someones birthday and what better gift than one that lasts forever! Pick one up at the shop for any amount you choose.
Some tattoos from this week:
Don't forget we have new t-shirts! They are available at the shop and in our online store. Size S-2XL.
Lastly, here's John' newest painting, all available to get tattooed:
Find this ad by Mina in the latest Village Voice.
We got new t-shirts! You can own one for 25 bucks, not including shipping. Come by the shop and get one or find them in our web store. Size S-2XL.
As usual here's some tattoos from this week. Happy Friday!
In progress by Steve
We were featured on Frank 151 again this week. Thanks to Ricky Powell for the photos! Here's Jason Goldwatch about to get his back outlined by Big Steve and Maxx looking real happy at the funnest place on earth FUN CITY TATTOO:
As always tattoos were done as well this week. Here's some of our favorites:
Steve did this ship and Nosferatu this week:
John had a close encounter with a black bear:
Mina did this eye while on her trip to England:
Benny painted this eagle. It's hanging in the shop, come by and take a look:
Claire is still working on her mini portraits. They are all up for grabs as tattoos. Here is one from a few weeks ago:
We got a visit from one of our favorite little guys, Asbestos:
Lastly, a very special congrats to Sweet Chick on their 1 year anniversary!
Pick up our local East Village newspaper, The Village Voice, it features a Valentines themed Fun City ad painted by Benny this week. Swing by the shop too while you're at it, it's the perfect time of year to get that ex's name crossed out, get your new girlfriend's name tattooed on a whim or go with the true classic, your mom's name.
Claire is cranking out the lady head paintings lately. Here is her latest:
Two customers came in wanting matching tigers yesterday, one pink and one orange:
John's been cranking out the paintings too. These new guys are hanging up in the shop!
Big Steve keeping busy the past week doing tattoos and taking funny photos of Benny:
Claire has been working on a set of mini portraits wearing historical head pieces. She's completed 4 so far. Come by, call or email to make an appointment to get one of these pretty ladies!
Mina got some super cool matches made. We have a ton here at the shop, so stop by and grab some. They are the perfect little tool for slipping someone your phone number or lighting things on fire.
Steve tattooed our friend and former Fun City shop girl Marilyn.
Benny tattooed this lovely matryoshka doll last night.
John will be making prints of his newest painting, look out for them in our online shop, but in the meantime you can email Rafterytattoo@gmail.com to purchase.