Main Line Ink Tattoo Parlor And Art Gallery Opens In Southside

Monday, September 30, 2013

A grand opening celebration for Main Line Ink, a new tattoo parlor and art gallery in Chattanooga's historic Southside, will be held on Friday from 7-10 p.m.  

Main Line Ink is at 317 East Main St., amid the revitalized art district. Main Line's three full-time tattoo artists, Dan Siviter, Jennifer Edge and Lynn Buckner, will be on site displaying their portfolios and answering questions.  

There will also be an art show by Ricky Davis of TRD Photography, the culinary creations of Chef Matt Marcus, and the music of Lon Eldridge. 

Visit www.mainlinetattoo.com for more information about the studio and examples of each artist's work. 




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