New tattoo shop coming to downtown Owensboro

New tattoo shop coming to downtown Owensboro

OWENSBORO, KY (WFIE) - A new business is coming to downtown Owensboro, but it wasn’t an easy task getting it there.

Legendary Tattoo has been sitting on Wildcat Way, unseen by many. When owner and operator Jeremy Higdon found the perfect location on Daviess Street, he signed the lease only to find out he couldn’t move his business there.

Tattoo parlors were not permitted in the downtown district, but Higdon decided to fight.

"Beauty salon's are permitted downtown and they do permanent makeup which is the same process of what we do."

So after a six-week battle, Higdon got the call last week that his shop can officially move.

"I'm hoping that everything works out. And that business increases and we can stay there for a long time."

Higdon told us they hope to be up and running in their downtown location by the first of the year.

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