PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — The Brothers Keeper Tattoo Store in West View doesn’t jibe with the stereotype of darkish, dingy parlors of the previous.
Proprietor Daniel Nodlanos and his staff work in a properly lit, upscale atmosphere, extra typical of a magnificence salon than a tattoo dive.
“That’s form of a stigma hooked up to tattoo outlets,” the proprietor says. “It’s not likely true any extra. I really feel most outlets you go into are fairly good. I feel that is fairly good. We put hardwood flooring in and did a variety of work to make it look very nice.”
He says Brothers Keeper provides again to the group. Per week from Saturday, they’ll maintain a tattoo fundraiser for North Hills Neighborhood Outreach, which helps low revenue working households.
“They’re referred to as flash tattoos,” Nodlanos says. “They’re already made. And we will bang them out actual fast. We’re going to offer all the cash that we make that day just about to the fundraiser.”
One department of North Hills Outreach is Neighborhood Auto in Wexford, which makes donated vehicles accessible at low price to low revenue individuals. The service coordinator says in relation to flash tattoos, she’s all in.
“I’m going to get a tattoo,” Deni Rust says. She provides that the flash tattoos will go for $50 apiece.
“I’ve a sister and a niece who’re on board to come back with me on that day and do it,” she guarantees. “And a few buddies are going to come back, too. So we’ll see what occurs. We’re going to make a time out of it.”
4 tattoo artists will work a full afternoon for charity.
“We make some huge cash on the tattoo store,” Daniel Nodlanos says. “So why wouldn’t we?”
The “flash tattoo” fundraiser takes place Saturday, Aug. 2, from midday to 7 p.m.