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The entrance to Defiance Tattoos, located at 163 E. Main St.

Best tattoo and piercing parlor

Jillian Flack, Reporter April 7, 2023

FIRST: Defiance Tattoos Whether coming in for a sleeve, a first-time tattoo, a cartilage piercing or a new piece of jewelry, Defiance offers it all.   Owner Rob Bohn, who said he primarily does...

Tucker (left), 6, and Elyse, 5, walk down the street during downtown Kents Family Friendly Halloween Friday, Oct. 27, 2017.

Kent locals descend on downtown for Family Friendly Halloween

Dylan Reynolds October 28, 2017

The elderly man shouted and recoiled. Standing before him was Death himself, draped in black robes, scythe in hand.But the man’s shout of terror quickly turned to laughter as he looked longer at the...

Artist Larry Spano begins to tattoo his client Chris Szabet at Defiance Tattoos and Piercing in Downtown Kent on April 6, 2015. Szabet is getting the phases of the moon tattooed on his forearm.

Best Tattoo/ Piercing Parlor: Defiance Tattoos

Jamie Brian April 7, 2015

Defiance TattoosThe lobby of Defiance Tattoos is warm and conversational with a black leather couch and magazines strewn across the coffee table.This welcoming, no-stress environment and patient staff...

Owner Jay Miller works on fine arts major and apprentice Eliza Millers arm piece at Crucible Tattoos on Tuesday, March 17, 2015. Eliza first got the piece when she started her apprenticeship there.

The power of ink: Students share the meaning behind their tattoos

Jamie Brian March 17, 2015

We may have been born into this skin, but those who decide to get a tattoo are making a choice that is entirely their own. Tattoos can be as unique as the person who wears them, and each tattoo has a story...


The octopus on my arm: Making the choice to ink up

Payton Moore January 26, 2015

It’s a decision often hard to make, but permanently marking one’s body with tattoos does not seem to faze students.According to a study done by the Pew Research Center in 2013, 40 percent of young...

Kent piercers unaffected by new Ohio regulations

Breyanna Tripp August 27, 2014

A new law restricting piercing gun use may bring more business to Kent.  The Ohio Department of Health will implement a law Sept. 1 that restricts the use of piercing guns for nose and upper-ear piercings....

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