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Barbers more like brothers than co-workers — for 50 years

While the world around them has changed — from the city to Roosevelt Boulevard to the shopping center — life seems to have stood still inside the Squire Barber Shop.

No one ever walked in and said: “I like what you guys have done with this place.”

There are two leather green couches in the waiting area. They’re 47 years old, and you’re surprised the small TV that sits in the corner isn’t black and white showing “The Andy Griffith Show.”   Read more.

January 14, 2018
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Barbershops are Back; Along with Tattoos, Beards and the Pompadour

Messy-and-Wavy-Slick-Back-e1475069450248-650x650Ask most barbers who have been in the game for more than three decades and they will tell you that the modern barbershop is nowhere near the place where they were in the 50s and 60s.   You can blame the demise of the traditional barbershop on the “grunge look” of the 90s or the disheveled video-game player look of the early part of the 21st century or even the recently popular organic movement – which places more value in wide weeds than manicured lawns.    One thing is clear, though, barbershops are back!

 

September 13, 2017
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