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EAST VILLAGE—Tattoo anxiety is a real thing. And temporary tattoos are not cool?until now. Local nonprofit Givology teamed up with six top tattoo artists to create a collection of original temporary tattoos for The Temporary Tattoo Project. All proceeds will go to the Child Sponsorship Program at Flying Kites, a non-profit headquartered in Brooklyn that seeks to provide Kenya's poorest orphans with high-quality education and a supportive community. Each artists created a tattoo inspired by a specific sponsored child. The first opportunity to buy the tats will be at The Temporary Tattoo Project's launch party Wednesday, July 27 from 6pm—11pm at STAY Lounge on East Houston Street. The party will feature music by DJ Hush Hush and DJ Rangatang, an MRI Lightpainting photo booth, and an open bar with Nude Vodka and Prometheus Springs from 6pm—7pm. [Racked Inbox]
CHELSEA—If you're around the northern end of Chelsea and distressed by the lack of organic food stores in your area, you're not alone and you may be in luck. A tipster wrote in to tell us about an "organic foods looking supermarket" on Sixth Ave between 25th and 26th Streets. She says it's great for her because she lives in the building and "lurves organic foods" (which, she says, there are not enough of in the area) "but not so great because I am nervous for bugs—please no bugs!" [Racked Inbox]