5 September, 2013
Last night the city’s tattoo luminaries hobnobbed at the grand opening of the most buzzed-about ink parlor in the history of man. Bang Bang (real name: Keith McCurdy) counts the likes of Rihanna, Rita Ora, and Justin Bieber as loyal customers — and he has their tattoo autographs to prove it.
After operating under the radar throughout summer, his minimalist shop at 26 Clinton Street — which feels like a cross between a hair salon and a design studio — is finally officially open. The slick atmosphere and rotating roster of some of the best talents in the business — like Jon Mesa, El-E Mags, and Tye Harris — only ups Bang Bang’s trendsetter cred in the body art scene. [Full Post]