From the first tag to the latest wheat paste, upstairs at TMom’s has been home to a rich history of local & international street art. This is an ever changing gallery: an un-curated & spontaneous outpouring of creativity by local & traveling artists and the countless visitors who leave their unique mark here nightly.
The birth of the upstairs as a vibrant art space is in part tied to a 1999 exhibition by brothers Noah & Nathan Rice. That year the Brothers Rice brought their umbrella wheat pastes we’d been admiring around South Street to Mom’s. All 5000 of them.
In the words of the modern philosopher Beyonce, “Who run the world? Girls“—and honestly, where is the lie? Every single day mothers, grandmothers, sisters, aunts, daughters, and other maternal figures wake up & choose to make the world go round.
For Mother’s Day 2021, we wanted to honor the hard work of all mothers & maternal figures by spotlighting a few mother-run organizations that are doing vital work in our communities:
Mothers In Charge – A violence prevention, education and intervention-based organization that advocates for and supports those affected by violence.
Oshun Family Center – Providing racially concordant care to members of the Black community that are struggling to cope with life transitions, especially those impacted by postpartum mood changes, birth, and racial trauma.
Rae’s Roots – A wellness tea company for mothers, founded by a Chinese American mother.
PS. A mom can also be a place you go to eat & drink, where you feel safe & loved :’) Hint hint, it’s Tattooed Mom, and we love you <3
Missing cozy afternoons on a comfy Tmoms couch? Yearning for tater tots & late night hangs in a bumper car? Fantasizing about sitting at the bar with less than 6ft between you and the rest of the world??
Inroducing the newest (but eldest) member of the Tmoms fam—Tutu Mary! A traditional Hawaiian plate lunch with a totally vegan & totally tasty TMoms To Go spin!
Tutu Mary’s Plate Lunch
May’s Tutu Mary’s Plate Lunch will include:
▸ Vegan Teriyaki Beef ◂
▸ Housemade Macaroni Salad ◂
▸ Nishiki White Rice with Furikake ◂
▸ & Local Kimchi from BAP ◂
“Tutu” means Grandmother in Hawaiian, so this one is very near & dear to our hearts <3 And don’t worry: plate lunch isn’t just for lunch. Folks in Hawaii eat it for breakfast, dinner, & as a late night snack, too!
ALSO: grab a Hawaiian Sun Pass-o-Guava Nectar on Tutu Mary Sunday (Made in Hawaii)!
Craving the emotional comfort of another human being?
Dying to confess your feelings to your crush?!?
Ready to say “fuck it” and resign to being alone forever????!!
Sounds like you need …
Tattooed Mom Valentines
A valentine for every occasion! Download them all for FREE below! Share them with your pals (especially the cute ones). We officially DARE you to send one to your crush. And above all else, make sure you save a little love for yourself <3
No radical movement begins or ends with voting, but voting is a necessary & individual choice with a complicated historical significance. Voting is a privilege, and we must use that privilege along with activism & community care to help the most vulnerable among us.
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