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Astrology For January 2024



Mercury goes direct on January 1st, as Capricorn season asks us to embrace better versions of ourselves. Mars enters Capricorn January 4th, so you need to conserve your energy. The Capricorn New Moon on January 11th, has us facing challenges, and breaking down walls. Embrace your personal and professional aspirations. Make sure that your emotions are not stopping you from moving forward. Have relationships woos or complications veered you off path, time to get back on your way. This is the time for new beginnings for all.

Capricorn: This is a significant month for you, as Mars, the planet of action, enters your sign for six weeks on January 4th. You will be filled with a deeper sense of purpose. Pluto in your sign, makes the decisions you make this month alter the course of the year for you. You will be faced with a choice. Choose wisely. Spirituality you will be awakened. As you draw admirers, you want substance over flattery. If they are not the real deal you would rather be alone.

Aquarius: This is a time of healing, closure, and solitude. You’ll feel like hibernating and being in seclusion. Be kind to your self. You’ll be in the mood to open up to people who are different and authentic. On the 20th, you’ll feel empowered and aligned making you highly charismatic, but you only want those who are real. This year is about striking balances in all areas of your life and creating a more harmonious living environment. These changes will reflect your inner growth and evolving perspective on personal space.

Pisces: Time to communicate your needs and ultimate desires. You become a magnet for what your heart is seeking. You have been given the green light to dream big, especially after January 11th. Strategize and your opportunities will grow. After the 20th, your sector of spirituality, closure, and healing is activated so think about taking up yoga, deep breathing, meditating, or journaling. The messages you receive while asleep will be intuitive insights that you’re receiving,

Aries: You are being encourages to redefine your professional goals and put in the work to see the rewards. Lately you have been triggered and felt stuck. On the 11th, a six-month chapter begins and you will receive more responsibilities and greater attention. On the 20th, tap into working with others for and even better advantage. On the 25th your social and love life, help you break free from self-imposed limitations in union. After the 27th, you’ll feel more confident and your self-esteem, will be on a high note.

Taurus: Time to redefine yourself for yourself and embark on a new chapter. You have been dreaming of this for months. Now put this into action. From the 11th on remain disciplined during this first half of 2024. Break free from routine in your closest partnerships, and open yourself up to meeting new people. On the 20th look for a roller coaster ride as you are thrown out of your comfort zone. Secrets from the past get revealed. The key is to remain honest with yourself.

Gemini: As the month begins, you’re ready to start over. A new romantic, creative, or friendships are what’s in order. You’ll be impatient or restless thoughout until the 11th. Ground yourself through fixing yourself and holding yourself accountable. After the 20th, you’ll be in your element, and are able to break free from any mental or physical hole you have found yourself in. The 25th sees communication that will have you celebrating.

Cancer: Have you felt like you have been being downloaded and overwhelmed? No worries that is over for the time being. For the majority of this month, your partnership sector is encouraging you to solidify the connections that feel mutually fulfilling. Be present with people who see and love you, as a key relationship may reach a metamorphosis this month if you remain open to letting love in. On the 20th, expect depth and intimacy to be activated. Remember you can love someone deeply without needing to consume them.

Leo: You need to create work and wellness routines that help you sustain your energy. You are burning yourself out. After the 20th, your focus will be on marriage and partnership and you will want to explore different relationship styles. The full moon is in your sign on the 25th, and you will feel electrified. This will energize you as you will fee this is the beginning of a new era in your life, one where you leave behind the need to please others and focus instead on making your inner child happy and healthy.

Virgo: You will feel at peace until 4th. For awhile now you have been working and creating behind the scenes. You will feel a strong urge to reveal what you have been working on and create and share more. Do not let your perfectionist streak, stop you. On the 20th, you’ll notice a significant shift in your spiritual side and will want to be of service to others. You may withdraw from what you normally do. Something major is shifting within you as the month closes, Think of this as a universal gift.

Libra: Time to have fun and there is no better time, as you’re on fire, flirtatious, and daring. With all this pent-up energy, you need some way of letting off steam. However you are so in your mind, that there will be an inner war of what you should or shouldn’t do. On the 20th you will find solutions to the perceived problems that have emerged due lack of communication. Get ready to reveal your true self to the people who love you for who you are, and not simply for what you can offer them.

Scorpio: What do you want for your life? What are you willing to do for it? This month will be transformative for you for six weeks starting on the 4th, activating your communication sector. You’re looking for ways to strategize and secure your empire. You are ready for fame and the money that comes with that. You want to solidify your foundation, but move with caution or  you’ll receive a cosmic wake-up call reminding you of your values. Let yourself be seen but also trust life itself.

Sagittarius: Ready to be the center of attention? You are feeling more confident and are ready for a fresh start. On the 4th, you’ll seek tangible ways to enhance your lifestyle. Now is the time to ask for that promotion or start a new job. After the 11th this will be a six-month chapter for financial growth. Do not shy away from self-discipline, especially the 11th to 21st. This time is setting you up for a foundation of success for months and possibly years to come. After the 20th, you can lighten up and enjoy.


Embracing the Solar Eclipse on April 8



As the cosmic clock ticks forward, the universe prepares to unveil a majestic spectacle, a solar eclipse today April 8th at 2:21pm. This celestial event holds the promise of profound transformation and spiritual awakening. We have the opportunity to prepare our hearts and minds to receive the blessings and insights that this cosmic tango has to offer.

The solar eclipse serves as a potent portal, a gateway to higher realms of consciousness and divine wisdom. It is a moment when the veils between the seen and the unseen grow thin, allowing us to glimpse the deeper truths of our existence and align with the forces that govern the universe.

To prepare for the solar eclipse, it is essential to cultivate a sense of inner stillness and receptivity. Quiet the chatter inside your mind and open yourself to the guidance of your higher guides.

Purification and cleansing can help to clear away any energetic debris that may be blocking the flow of divine energy. Smudging with sage, bathing in salt water, communing with nature will connecting us with the earth and her healing energies.

Now is the time to manifest your dreams, releasing old patterns, and deepen your connection to the divine.

Join with others to co-creating a field of love and light.

As you prepare to witness the solar eclipse, remember that we are not mere spectators of this cosmic event but active participants in its unfolding. Open up your hearts and minds to receive the blessings and insights that it has to offer. Embrace this moment as an opportunity for growth, healing, and transformation, knowing that you are supported and held in the loving embrace of the universe.

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Astrology For April



This month will be a wild ride. It starts with a solar eclipse and a new moon, but if you are looking for love, it is waiting for you and so are your ex’s, as well as commitment. If you are looking for creative advancements, you just may see that road opened up wide. Mercury is in retrograde so expect travel, communication and social media delays and screw-ups. The sun moves out of Aries and into Taurus, so make sure to make time for rest and relaxation.

Here is what is in store for each sign:

Aries (March 21 – April 19): April holds transformative energies for you, Aries, as you navigate the realms of self-discovery and personal growth. With the Sun illuminating your sign until the 19th, you’re infused with dynamic energy and a fierce determination to pursue your goals. However, the solar eclipse on April 8th in your sign heralds significant shifts and new beginnings. This celestial event may bring unexpected changes or revelations, prompting you to reassess your path and make bold decisions. Embrace the opportunities for growth and transformation that emerge, trusting in the wisdom of the universe to guide you towards your highest potential. Utilize the potent energies of the eclipse to set intentions for self-improvement and empowerment, paving the way for a brighter future ahead.

Taurus (April 20 – May 20): April invites you to delve into the realms of spirituality and inner reflection, dear Taurus, as you seek solace and guidance from the depths of your soul. With the Sun journeying through your twelfth house until the 19th, you’re drawn to solitude, meditation, and introspection. The solar eclipse on April 8th in your twelfth house amplifies these energies, inviting you to release old patterns, fears, and limitations that no longer serve your highest good. Embrace the opportunity for spiritual renewal and transformation, trusting in the divine wisdom that resides within you. Take time to connect with your intuition and higher guidance, and allow yourself to surrender to the flow of the universe. Trust that you are being guided and supported on your journey towards greater levels of peace, healing, and enlightenment.

Gemini (May 21 – June 20): April brings a focus on your social connections and community involvement, dear Gemini, as you seek to connect with like-minded individuals and expand your network. With the Sun illuminating your eleventh house until the 19th, you’re drawn to group activities, networking events, and collaborative projects. The solar eclipse on April 8th in your eleventh house amplifies these energies, bringing new opportunities for social growth and expansion. Embrace the chance to connect with kindred spirits and engage in meaningful conversations and collaborations. This eclipse may also prompt you to reassess your long-term goals and aspirations, inspiring you to align your actions with your true desires. Trust in the power of community and collective vision, Gemini, and allow yourself to be guided towards greater levels of connection and fulfillment.

Cancer (June 21 – July 22): April holds a focus on your career and public life, dear Cancer, as you strive to achieve your professional goals and aspirations. With the Sun journeying through your tenth house until the 19th, you’re infused with ambition, determination, and a desire for recognition. The solar eclipse on April 8th in your tenth house amplifies these energies, bringing new opportunities for career advancement and success. Embrace the chance to step into your power and showcase your skills and talents to the world. This eclipse may also prompt you to reassess your long-term goals and ambitions, inspiring you to pursue paths that align with your true purpose. Trust in your abilities and believe in your capacity to achieve greatness, Cancer, as you navigate the realms of success and achievement.

Leo (July 23 – August 22): April invites you to expand your horizons and embrace new opportunities, dear Leo, as you embark on a journey of personal growth and exploration. With the Sun illuminating your ninth house until the 19th, you’re drawn to travel, education, and spiritual pursuits. The solar eclipse on April 8th in your ninth house amplifies these energies, bringing new insights and revelations that expand your consciousness and broaden your perspective. Embrace the opportunity to embark on a journey of self-discovery and adventure, trusting in the universe to guide you towards new horizons. This eclipse may also prompt you to reassess your beliefs and philosophy of life, inspiring you to seek deeper meaning and purpose in your existence. Open your heart to new experiences and embrace the magic of the unknown, Leo, as you journey towards greater levels of wisdom and enlightenment.

Virgo (August 23 – September 22): April brings a focus on intimacy and transformation, dear Virgo, as you delve into the depths of your psyche and explore the mysteries of the soul. With the Sun journeying through your eighth house until the 19th, you’re drawn to introspection, self-discovery, and healing. The solar eclipse on April 8th in your eighth house amplifies these energies, bringing new opportunities for deep emotional healing and transformation. Embrace the chance to release old patterns, fears, and limitations that no longer serve your highest good. This eclipse may also prompt you to reassess your intimate connections and shared resources, inspiring you to cultivate greater levels of trust and vulnerability in your relationships. Trust in the process of transformation, Virgo, and allow yourself to surrender to the flow of life as you navigate the realms of intimacy and empowerment.

Libra (September 23 – October 22): April invites you to focus on your relationships and partnerships, dear Libra, as you seek harmony, balance, and connection with others. With the Sun illuminating your seventh house until the 19th, you’re drawn to partnerships of all kinds, including romantic relationships, friendships, and business collaborations. The solar eclipse on April 8th in your seventh house amplifies these energies, bringing new opportunities for growth and expansion in your relationships. Embrace the chance to deepen your connections and forge new alliances that support your personal and professional goals. This eclipse may also prompt you to reassess your relationship dynamics and communication patterns, inspiring you to cultivate greater levels of harmony and understanding. Trust in the power of love and partnership, Libra, and allow yourself to be guided towards deeper levels of connection and fulfillment.

Scorpio (October 23 – November 21): April brings a focus on health and well-being, dear Scorpio, as you strive to nurture your body, mind, and spirit. With the Sun journeying through your sixth house until the 19th, you’re inspired to prioritize self-care, routine, and organization in your daily life. The solar eclipse on April 8th in your sixth house amplifies these energies, bringing new opportunities for healing and personal growth. Embrace the chance to establish healthy habits and rituals that support your overall wellness. This eclipse may also prompt you to reassess your work-life balance and lifestyle choices, inspiring you to make positive changes that align with your true needs and desires. Trust in the process of transformation, Scorpio, and allow yourself to embrace the journey towards greater levels of health, happiness, and vitality.

Sagittarius (November 22 – December 21): April invites you to embrace your creativity and pursue your passions, dear Sagittarius, as you tap into your inner artist and visionary. With the Sun illuminating your fifth house until the 19th, you’re infused with inspiration, enthusiasm, and a sense of playfulness. The solar eclipse on April 8th in your fifth house amplifies these energies, bringing new opportunities for creative expression and self-discovery. Embrace the chance to explore your artistic talents and share your unique gifts with the world. This eclipse may also prompt you to reassess your romantic connections and personal projects, inspiring you to pursue paths that bring you joy and fulfillment. Trust in the power of creativity and self-expression, Sagittarius, and allow yourself to shine brightly as you navigate the realms of inspiration and passion.

Capricorn (December 22 – January 19): April brings a focus on home and family, dear Capricorn, as you seek comfort, security, and emotional nourishment in your domestic life. With the Sun journeying through your fourth house until the 19th, you’re drawn to spending time with loved ones, creating a sense of sanctuary in your living space, and nurturing your emotional well-being. The solar eclipse on April 8th in your fourth house amplifies these energies, bringing new opportunities for growth and transformation on the home front. Embrace the chance to deepen your connections with family members and create a harmonious and supportive environment for yourself and your loved ones. This eclipse may also prompt you to reassess your roots and emotional foundations, inspiring you to cultivate greater levels of security and stability in your life. Trust in the power of home and family, Capricorn, and allow yourself to be guided towards greater levels of peace, happiness, and fulfillment.

Aquarius (January 20 – February 18): April invites you to focus on communication and connection, dear Aquarius, as you seek to express yourself authentically and connect with others on a deeper level. With the Sun illuminating your third house until the 19th, you’re drawn to social interactions, learning, and sharing ideas with others. The solar eclipse on April 8th in your third house amplifies these energies, bringing new opportunities for growth and expansion in your communication skills and mental agility. Embrace the chance to engage in stimulating conversations and connect with like-minded individuals who share your interests and passions. This eclipse may also prompt you to reassess your mindset and belief systems, inspiring you to adopt a more positive and open-minded approach to life. Trust in the power of communication and connection, Aquarius, and allow yourself to embrace the magic of authentic expression as you navigate the realms of connection and community.

Pisces (February 19 – March 20): April brings a focus on finances and self-worth, dear Pisces, as you strive to cultivate a sense of abundance and security in your material life. With the Sun journeying through your second house until the 19th, you’re inspired to take practical steps towards managing your resources, increasing your income, and honoring your true value. The solar eclipse on April 8th in your second house amplifies these energies, bringing new opportunities for financial growth and prosperity. Embrace the chance to align your actions with your true desires and manifest abundance in all areas of your life. This eclipse may also prompt you to reassess your self-worth and value systems, inspiring you to cultivate a greater sense of confidence and self-assurance. Trust in the power of abundance and prosperity, Pisces, and allow yourself to believe in your capacity to achieve greatness as you navigate the realms of wealth and abundance.

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A Solar Eclipse Is Coming to New York



I am not a big stargazer. Living in New York with all the light pollution, there aren’t many stars you can see anyway. You can see more stars walking the NYC streets filming “Law & Order” episodes than you can see in the sky on a clear night. And I am no astronomer; I can barely recognize the Big Dipper and where is Orion’s Belt; but, there is one celestial event that I am a fan of – and that’s a solar eclipse. This amazing event happens far less often than the proverbial blue moon and one is coming this April very near to New York City.

That is not the moon – Its the sun

A total solar eclipse is when the moon in bright daylight passes in front of the sun totally blocking the sun’s light. It is occurring on April 8th of this year and will be partially experienced by us in New York City. I remember hearing about a solar eclipse in 1970 when I was a young boy and New York went wild with excitement. It was passing through our city and classrooms throughout were taking shoe boxes and cereal boxes and punching small holes in them so children could experience the phenomenon safely. Looking up at the sun during the eclipse will result in severe eye damage but now special eclipse glasses are for sale in areas where eclipses traverse the sky.

Photo of Solar Eclipse at Camp Eclipse in Idaho

In 2017 I was able to experience this miracle of our planet in a cow field in Idaho. I do not use the term miracle lightly. A solar eclipse is a humbling experience and witnessing one makes one appreciate the earth we live on and the awesomeness of our universe. Just think about it… we live on a planet that has one moon that is the exact perfect circumference that lies at the absolute perfect distance between the sun and the planet that when it crosses in front of it totally blocks the sun’s circumference. WOW! That’s more geometry than I ever learned in high school and it is mind blowing.

Get your glasses

It is no wonder that ancient civilizations thought the world was coming to an end or that their gods had become angry with them. Imagine being unprepared and seeing the sun disappear in front of your eyes. What is even more amazing is how this unusual event affects the creatures on the planet. When I witnessed the eclipse in this cow pasture, as the moon slowly passed over the sun, the August temperature gradually cooled and as the light began to dim the cows began to moo and bellow. The birds thinking it was turning to night began to fly back to their nests as bees returned to their hives. When the moon fully blocked the sun and we were fully enclosed in darkness there was an eerie quiet that swept over my campsite of over 300 people as we gazed up with our protective glasses and took in the marvel of what was happening. Although full contact (or when the moon fully blocks the sun) may only last a few minutes, the effect lasts a lifetime. The time it took the moon to pass over the sun was over two hours and I just sat gazing at the entire event from start to finish, in which, on a number of occasions, as I pondered the enormity of this wonder tears did well up in my eyes. How lucky we are to be on this planet.

In Chile the eclipse was witnessed in a remote mountain range

Since then I have traveled to a mountain range in Chile to take in the sight. While still amazing the sun was partially hidden by a peak; but still a tremendous experience. I took a cruise to Antarctica to see the eclipse in December 2021 which took place at 3 AM. Despite it being summer down there the sun was hidden by clouds so we didn’t get the full effect but who can complain when included in the voyage there were PENGUINS!!!

Chili eclipse

This April the solar eclipse passes through much of the eastern part of the United States. We in New York will not experience 100% totality of the sun being covered, we will experience 80-85% – parts further west will experience 100% darkness. For us, first contact of the moon with the sun will occur at 2:10 pm and final contact will be 4:36 with full coverage at 3:25 PM. While 100% coverage will be a life changing experience, even the 80% we will witness is worth taking the time out of your day to enjoy. Buy your protective glasses, punch holes in your cereal boxes, take out your spaghetti strainers (they create an amazing effect of multiple eclipses); get yourself to any field clear of trees and buildings and prepare yourself for a sight you will not forget. – Don’t forget – it’s April 8th!!!!

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Chinese New Year 2024 The Year Of The Dragon



Chinese New Year 2024 falls on Saturday, February 10th, 2024, and celebrations culminate with the Lantern Festival on February 24th, 2024. Celebrations last up to 16 days, but only the first 7 days are considered a public holiday (February 10th–February 16th, 2024).

2024 is the Year of the Wood Dragon. Dragon is the 5th animal in the 12-year cycle of the Chinese zodiac signs, coming after the Rabbit and before the Snake. The next Dragon year won’t be until 2036 and will be the year of the Fire Dragon.

Dragon years are powerful, filled will boundless endlessly energetic vitality. It is a goal-oriented yet idealistic year, yet it is romantic. Dragons are visionary leaders. They know exactly who they are and possess the keenest sense of self among the 12 zodiacs of Chinese astrology. The dragon represents authority, prosperity, and good fortune.

Blue and purple, the numbers 6 and 8, west and northeast bring good luck for Dragons, while, black and red, the numbers 4 and 9, east and northwest are unlucky for them and should be avoided.

Here is how Dragon will effect you:

Rat (1924, 1936, 1948, 1960, 1972, 1984, 1996, 2008, 2020): Good news as rats and dragon get along really well. Black is lucky this year for you. Luck arrives in the workplace, so keep positive. In love keeping the communication open. Listen, listen listen for some highly romantic nights.

Ox (1925, 1937, 1949, 1961, 1973, 1985, 1997, 2009, 2021): Slow and steady wins the race, and brings progress. All of the hard work from 2023 leads to financial gain. You need to balance work life and home life. At home peace and calm, as long as those balances are kept in check. 1 and 4 are what bring you luck.

Tiger (1926, 1938, 1950, 1962, 1974, 1986, 1998, 2010, 2022): Get ready for a competitive year in the workplace, If you can learn negotiating skills you will be fine. Finances, are secure, but friendships and relationships, need to be kept on a positive note or they will turn negative. Blue, gray, and yellow lily’s will bring good fortune.

Rabbit (1927, 1939, 1951, 1963, 1975, 1987, 1999, 2011, 2023): This is not going to be your best year for networking, promotion, communication or personal relationships. You will however find calm if you focus on inner peace. You are quick, adaptable and smart. Use those attributes to navigate the terrain. Red, pink, purple and blue will bring luck.

Dragon (1928, 1940, 1952, 1964, 1976, 1988, 2000, 2012, 2024): Fame and fortune are coming your way, especially when surrounded by silver and gold. You may experience a few setblocks in love, but if you are thinking of marriage, children or a career change there is no better year.

Snake (1929, 1941, 1953, 1965, 1977, 1989, 2001, 2013, 2025): You are intelligence and adaptable and you will need this attributes. Be flexible; as there is change ahead, however you can find a way to discover new successes in this changing world. Make sure to communicate with loved ones, now is not the time to be stubborn. Make sure you destress. You luck comes through 2, 8 and 9.

Horse (1930, 1942, 1954, 1966, 1978, 1990, 2002, 2014, 2026): Yeah horsies this is going to be a very good year for you. Now is the time to kick it into high gear for career advancements. Changes are coming your way. Try being a little calmer for happiness at home. Keep an eye on your health as issue may crop up No worries as this is a year of positivity and prosperity for horses. For luck it is the colors yellow and green.

Sheep (1931, 1943, 1955, 1967, 1979, 1991, 2003, 2015, 2027): This year will have periods of calm and periods of chaos. You will experience the highs and lows this year. Watch your finances as when you are low they will be in lack, but when you are in a high period revenue-increasing opportunities will come your way. The numbers 2 and 7 are lucky for you as are carnations.

Monkey (1920, 1932, 1944, 1956, 1968, 1980, 1992, 2004, 2016, 2028): Monkey and dragon, get along well so great year for you. To be appreciated, this year just be good at what you do. Relationships are stable, so this is the year to work on you. Has there been something you have wanted to learn? Now is the skill. 4, 9, and Chrysanthemums will bring you lick.

Rooster (1921, 1933, 1945, 1957, 1969, 1981, 1993, 2005, 2017, 2029): Roosters this year need to be careful and not step on the toes of others. If you are supportive and giving you will succeed and be blissful in all arenas of life. Do not take financial risks. Red brings good fortune to you this year.

Dog (1922, 1934, 1946, 1958, 1970, 1982, 1994, 2006, 2018, 2030): 2024 Is going to be full of ups and downs. You will feel as if you are on a rollercoaster, Patience and loyalty will bring which will lead to increased of finances. I am sorry to say financial success arrives more easily than relationships. Make sure you listen to loved ones. 3, 4 and 9 will bring luck.

Boar (1923, 1935, 1947, 1959, 1971, 1983, 1995, 2007, 2019, 2031): This sign is also known as the pig and you have much to celebrate. The pig is one of the luckiest signs in Chinese astrology. 2, 5 and 8 can bring good fortune. The year for you is how you treat others as they will treat you. Expect good fortune this year because you have been blessed.

Here are famous dragons:

  • Vladimir Putin: October 7, 1952, Water Dragon
  • Reese Witherspoon: March 22, 1976, Fire Dragon
  • Michelle Obama: January 17, 1964, Wood Dragon
  • Rihanna: February 20, 1988, Earth Dragon
  • Adele: May 5, 1988, Earth Dragon
  • John Lennon: October 9, 1940, Metal Dragon
  • Martin Luther King Jr.: January 15, 1929, Earth Dragon
  • Bruce Lee: November 27, 1940, Metal Dragon
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Friday Jones Flash of Inspiration Launch blends the Art of Tattoo with Astrology at The Life of Riley Studio



Photo “The Big Talk Academy” founder, Tricia Brouk and Friday Jones (Photo Credit: Vital Agibalow)

Celebrity tattoo artist Friday Jones triumphant New York City return after a global career expansion now has her in 2024 on a mission to continue to lead the industry with renowned artistry and game changing standards. The rich tapestry of her profession over the decades is both notable and admirable with even more facts now to elevate her status. 

Holiday Mathis and Friday Jones with Guests (photo credit: Noelle Muñoz)

Return to her artisan roots in New York City to one of her original stomping grounds in the Chelsea neighborhood, Friday joins forces with The Life of Riley, a “beauty and beyond” co-working space where her private studio is located. At The Life Of Riley Friday maintains some of the highest standards set by New York City and regulated by the Department of Health as well as little-known industry standards. Such notable protocols include asking potential clients to wait two weeks before fully deciding on committing to getting questionable spontaneous tattoos as part of the movement to promote higher work ethics in the field by all skin artisans in the city.  

Expanding her business to new horizons, Friday unveiled the latest extension of her burgeoning work with the launch of “Flash of Intuition.” A one-of-a-kind, intuitively crafted fine art package with renowned Astrologer and author of “Rock Your Stars,” Holiday Mathis.  Inspired by a popular tattoo industry term, “Flash Of Intuition” includes an 8×10 hand-detailed collaborative fine art piece based on a significant date and printed on Hahnemuhle fine art paper. Also included in the package is a 15-minute bespoke meditation audio file and a remarkable tattoo stencil artwork that a favorite tattoo artist can use to bring the bespoke tattoo to life.

Stacey Smoker owner of Life of Riley (photo credit: Vital Agibalow)

The event debuted the unique interactive experience with Friday and Holiday where invited guests enjoyed a fascinating discussion weaving mysticism, tattooing and symbolic meanings in life. The Life of Riley hosted the event with special guest Tricia Brouk, founder of “The Big Talk Academy”, who acted as emcee during the inspirational evening. In addition to charcuterie and curated cocktails, guests received content creator-inspired Inspiration Cards created by Friday and Holiday specially for the Flash Of Intuition launch attendees.

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Friday Jones is a trailblazing tattoo artist, known for her exceptional talent and innovative approach to the art of tattooing. With a client list that reads like a who’s who of award-winners, supermodels, and world leaders, Friday has left an indelible mark on the industry. Her work has graced album covers and even iconic guitars, making her a true luminary in the world of tattoo artistry.

Bookings for Friday are available Mondays, Fridays, and Saturdays between 11:00am and 6:00pm at The Life of Riley located at 163 West 22nd Street New York, NY 10011. 

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