10.4.2023 - We are currently looking for an experienced full-time artist! We have a very positive atmosphere and helpful staff hell bent on producing the best tattoos and experience for our clients. If you think you have what it takes, and would like the ...Read More
9.8.2023 - Our apprentice, Joe Reis, is starting to tattoo live clients! He's done more than his share of practice skin tattoos, and starting off with some simpler designs to hone his skills and learn the craft. If you would like to help Joe move for...Read More
8.29.2023 - We are sorry to say, Manny Morell is no longer at Darkside. We wish him the very best in future and in his career. For the those of you who still have appointments pending with Manny, we will be contacting his future appointments, and either s...Read More
5.24.2022 - After the past two years of drastic supply cost increases, we are forced to up our hourly rate to $165 per hour, and our shop minimum to $90. Piercing prices will also be going up by $10. We held off as long as we could, hoping our costs would...Read More
1.27.2022 - If you’ve been living in the crypto world for a while, you’ve likely heard of the term “Non-Fungible Token”, or “NFT”. Maybe you’re a skeptic, a believer, or perhaps you still don’t really know what exactly ...Read More
8.5.2020 - We want to keep you guys up to date on what procedures we've been implementing to control the spread of "The 19." We, at Darkside, take the health and safety of both our clients, and staff, very seriously. So, that being said, th...Read More
6.16.2020 - We would like to welcome Nick Trammel and Manny Morell to our Darkside Family. Both of these guys are tremendous artists, with years of experience, and work in a wide variety of styles. Be sure to check out their portfolios on the site, as wel...Read More
12.28.2019 - Check out our new
You can currently purchase T-Shirts and Gift Cards right on the site. We will be updating and integrating our store soon, but for now, feel free to check it out and buy some stuff.
4.16.2019 - COME JOIN THE DARKSIDE FOR OUR FIRST EVER MAY THE 4th EVENT, 12pm - 8pm. CUSTOM STAR WARS FLASH BANGERS, DRAWN BY ALL OUR ARTISTS, ALONG WITH A FEW GUEST ARTISTS. WALK INS ONLY - FIRST COME, FIRST SERVE! DON’T MISS OUT ON GETTING A MEMORA...Read More
4.16.2019 - Our Darkside Family would like to wish Kayla, our previous receptionist, the best of luck! Kayla is no longer with us, but will always remain part of our family. We would also like to welcome our new receptionist, Maddie Higley to the team.
3.10.2018 - Our Darkside Family is sad to report, that our receptionist, Sadie, has left us, and moved back home. We wish her the best, and she will always be family! See ya in a while, Crocodile!
1.16.2018 - We would like to welcome Cole Gridley to our Darkside Family! Cole recently moved to CT from Massachusetts. He specializes in bold new school color tattoos, but is also very versatile. Come down and book an appointment with Cole, y...Read More
1.9.2018 - Joe Swider will be guest spotting here at Darkside, this Friday, January 12, and Saturday, January 13. We are looking forward to having Joe here, he's a past employee, and always a member of our Darkside Family. Call the shop to check on J...Read More
4.18.2017 - A special thanks to Tommy Ringwalt and the crew at Tommy's Supplies for accepting Sean O'Hara to their team of sponsored professional artists. Sean has been a strong supporter and user of Tommy's Starbrite Inks from the beginning, and is...Read More
4.8.2017 - We are currently looking for an experienced full-time artist! We have a very positive atmosphere and helpful staff hell bent on producing the best tattoos and experience for our clients. If you think you have what it takes, and would like the ...Read More
1.26.2017 - Marissa Falanga and Daniel Adamczyk will be representing Darkside Tattoo at this year's Philadelphia Arts Tattoo Convention. Give a call to the shop and check on their availability. The show is February 10 - 12, 2017, at the Pennsylvania C...Read More
10.6.2016 - Darkside will be at Tommy's Tattoo Convetion 2016, in Hartford, CT. Marissa Falanga and Daniel Adamczyk will working the show at Darkside's booth this year. Get all the info on the event at http://tommystattooconvention.com
10.5.2016 - Check out Darkside's latest magazine article in Tattoo Revue #178. The article has pictures from all our artists, as well as a history on the shop. You can pick up a copy at your local news store, or on Amazon at https://www.amazon.com/dp/...Read More
9.2.2016 - Darkside is proud to welcome Matt Kiley to our Darkside Family. Matt has been tattooing for over 20 years, and is the former owner of Tasty Pain Tattoo. Matt will be with us part-time, on Friday and Saturdays. We will updating his portfo...Read More
3.13.2016 - Dave Racci and Mikey Har will be tattooing at this year's Boston Tattoo Convention. The 15th Annual Boston Tattoo Convention will be held April 8th - 10th at the Hynes Convention Center in Boston’s Back Bay. Call the shop to check on...Read More
3.13.2016 - Darkside's Mikey Har will be at the Chicago Rosemont Tattoo Arts Convention this weekend, March 18 - 20 2016. The show is being held at Donald E Stephens Convention Center, 5555 N River Rd, Rosemont, IL 60018. Call the shop to check on Mik...Read More
1.31.2016 - The CTNOW.com's "Best of 2016" Reader's Poll is going on now! Darkside Tattoo is up for "Best Body Piercing" and "Best Tattoo Parlor" in the "Professional Services" section, so cast your vote and make ...Read More
1.7.2016 - Darkside Tattoo will be the Philadelphia Tattoo Arts Convention, February 12-14, 2016. The show is at the Pennsylvania Convention Center, 131 N Broad St, Philadelphia, PA 19107. More info is available on http://www.villainarts.com. Sean ...Read More
1.7.2016 - Darkside is proud to welcome Dan Adamczyk to our Darkside Family. Dan will be here full-time, starting on January 12th. Dan was here in November for a guest spot, and were happy that he chose to stay. Dan was previously at Tattoo Interna...Read More
10.22.2015 - Alink Kootaishi will be tattooing at Darkside from November 25th to December 9th. Alink is here in the US from Indonesia for a few months, and we're very happy to have him tattooing with us. Alink specializes in portraits and realism, you ...Read More
10.21.2015 - Dan Adamczyk, from Tattoo International in Wallingford, CT, will be with us November 12, 13, and 14. You can check out Dan's work on his facebook page - https://www.facebook.com/daniel.adamczyk.180, or on instagram - @daniel_adamczyk . Giv...Read More
10.14.2015 - We are sad to say that Izzy Morales is no longer with us. Izzy has been a part of our Darkside Family for over 10 years, and he will be certainly missed. Izzy has decided to make some changes for himself, and we, as his family, will always sup...Read More
9.9.2015 - Mike Marcel, from House of Pain Tattoo in El Paso, TX will be guest spotting at Darkside, September 14 - 16, 2015. You can check out Mike's portfolio at https://www.facebook.com/mikemarcel1. We are looking forward to having him, call the s...Read More
9.10.2015 - Darkside Tattoo will be at this year's Tommy's Tattoo Convention in Hartford, CT, October 2-4. The show will be at the CT Convention Center, 100 Columbus Blvd, in Hartford. We will be there with 4 artists from the shop, Sean O'Hara...Read More
4.12.2015 - We are proud to say Marissa Falanga has finished her apprenticeship with flying colors and is now a full-time artist, and a great addition to our Darkside Family! So come down, check out her portfolio, and set up an appointment!
4.12.2015 - Sorry to say, Troy Radecki is no longer at Darkside Tattoo. We wish him the best of luck in his career. Anyone wishing to contact him can find him at his new location at Tru Tattoo in North Branford.
1.2.2015 - Sean O'Hara, Dave Racci, and Mikey Har will be tattooing at this year's Philadelphia Tattoo Arts Convetion on February 13th thru 15th, at the Pennsylvania Convention Center, 1101 Arch St, Philadelphia, PA 19107. Melinda O'Hara will be th...Read More
Stop by the shop and help us feed the hungry this holiday season by donating any non-perishable food item. We will be bringing all food collected to the East Haven Food Bank this Thanksgiving, in hopes of helping the less fortunate have a Happy, ...Read More
This Friday and Saturday, the 24th-25th, Steven "Fish" Warner will be guest spotting at Darkside. Come check him out!!! Sean and Melinda met Fish while on vacation in Florida, we are excited to have him stopping through Connecticut and ...Read More
Darkside Tattoo will be at Tommy's Tattoo Convention on October 3 - 5, 2014. The show will be at the Connecticut Convention Center, 100 Columbus Blvd, in Hartford, CT. Sean, Dave, Mikey, and Troy will be tattooing at the show, so call t...Read More
Come down on August 24, 2014, from 12 pm to 4 pm, and help us celebrate the opening of our new location at 190 Main Street in East Haven. Fun for everyone ... free raffles, food, ice cream, photo booth, etc!
Darkside Tattoo is proud to announce that we are all settled in to our new location at 190 Main Street, in East Haven! Come down and check out our new shop, you won't be disappointed!
The Darkside Family would like thank all of our loyal customers and supporters over the years for voting for us in this year's New Haven Advocate Best Of Edition. Darkside took first place in Best Body Piercing Studio, and second place for Be...Read More
We are happy to announce that Darkside Tattoo is moving back to East Haven! We will post more on the details soon, but the new the shop will prove to the best ever, with a much bigger store, and much needed bigger parking lot! Stay tuned fo...Read More
The new DarksideTattoo.com is finally here! Its been a long time in the making, and we are all very proud to be part of the TattooNOW.com family once again. We would like to personally thank Gabe Ripley of TattooNOW for helping ot make this...Read More