It’s no secret that Bostonians like to show their Patriot pride with tattoos. Who can forget the awesome guy who got that sweet Bill Belichick arm tattoo? Or the less-awesome guy who showed off his full-head Tom Brady helmet tattoo in his mugshot?
As impressive as those pieces of permanently inked New England fandom may be, this tattoo posted by local tattoo artist Chris Riley, gets some serious nostalgia points.
It’s been almost nine years since the MBTA sold its last subway token, and those who have lived in the city long enough can occasionally forget the omnipresent Citgo sign that has been bathing Kenmore Square in a halogen glow since 1965. But even if they both eventually fade from public eye, they’ll never fade from one local man’s memory — or his body.