Tuff City

Uncapped: From Kazakhstan to Queens with RESA

Posted November 9, 2016 at 9:27 am

The Uncapped graffiti series is back this week with a spotlight on RESA – an extremely talented artist whose story may resonate with A LOT of female artists. To Queens we go. BOWERY BOOGIE: Welcome RESA. RESA: Thank you for having me. BB: Tell us a bit about yourself. RESA: I was born in Queens and […]

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Tuff City Styles on Essex Street Closes for Remodeling

Posted February 11, 2014 at 6:03 am

You probably noticed that the roll-down security gate in the lower level of 17 Essex has been shuttered of late. This is the home of Tuff City Styles, the Bronx-based tattoo and paint shop which opened here in May 2011. Despite the absence of any signs or announcements on their website, we are told the […]

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Tuff City Styles Opens at 17 Essex Street

Posted May 17, 2011 at 6:39 am

17 Essex Street once peddled in prostitution. Now it’s tattoos and graffiti culture.

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