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Mainstreet NS | Oct 18, 2013 | 7:17

Tattoo artist carves a new niche with scary pumpkins

Gordon Sparks has been raising the fright factor in his Halifax neighbourhood by carving and selling ghoulish looking Jack'o'lanterns for Hallowe'en. Stephanie interviews the local artist and owner of Ink Machine Tattoo Studio. Plus tune in for the launch

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