Tag Archives: homeless

Dragonfly and Russell

Many of Dragonfly’s tattoos, including the ones on her face, were done using the “ta moko” hand tapping method. The skin is pierced with a small tool before inserting the ink. Dragonfly, 39, had already tattooed the stars on her chin herself when she met a Maori tattoo artist named Inia. She asked him to […]

Are Homeless Murders Hate Crimes?

Kenneth Garrett, a homeless new yorker, sips a coffee in Central Park (Alex Alper/The Brookyn Ink) By Alex Alper. Last month, a 58-year-old black man named Ben Lully was shot and killed on Lincoln Terrace in Crown Heights, Brooklyn. His address, according to the NYPD, was 197 Bowery Street, a Manhattan homeless shelter. Violence against […]

Florida Fugitive Arrested in Brooklyn

A fugitive from Bay County, FL was arrested in Florida today, after being featured on WMBB News’ Wheel of Justice, according to the Walton Sun. Police from the Lynn Haven Police Department worked with U.S. Marshals Service in New York to arrest Marion Bernard Welch, 29, at a homeless shelter. Welch was wanted on charges […]