Safe and clean? Check. Amazing artists specializing in a variety of styles? Check. Cool, comfortable shop where you wouldn't mind spending a few hours? Check. Located in the heart of Ohio City? Check. This place has everything you want in a tattoo shop and that's why it again takes the ink crown from the readers, for the third year in a row. They're here to help pick out that first piece of skin art that's personal and intricate or point you in the right direction if you only have a vague idea of what gem will greet viewers of your bicep from now until the end of time. Check out their website and scope the work of their seven artists — they each have their own unique style and flare — and see which one is right for you.
2070 West 25th St., 216-664-5658, voodoomonkey.org.