Barber Shop

‘Human Nature’ Barber Shop Puts Down Roots at 71 Orchard Street

Posted October 24, 2017 at 5:09 am

At 71 Orchard Street, the flirtation with food is finished. Now back to fashion. The narrow closet of a space was vacated by Bing Kitchen last March and remained a vacancy until now. Brooklyn-based entrepreneur Anwar Isaacs converted the store into a tiny, two-chair barbershop called Human Nature. The self-described “barber and image consultant” should […]

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‘Allen Street Cut & Shave’ to Take Over Former Ciao Bella Pizza Space

Posted December 14, 2015 at 5:19 am

Ciao Bella Pizzeria is long gone. Its former sub-level HQ at 127 Allen Street has been dormant for more than three years (“grandmas old-fashioned recipe”). And until last week, so was the mural on the roll down security gate. Post-closure, we thought for sure that the store would eventually reopen as a food/nightlife venue to […]

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Streets

Report: Dickson Hairshop is Closing at the End of July

Posted June 13, 2014 at 6:00 am

Word came down the pike last week that Dickson Hairshop is on the ropes and will soon close for good. A tipster recently got a trim, and tells us that the owner was struck with an undisclosed illness. As a result, they’ll reportedly be taking the last appointments through the end of July. And then that’s […]

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Barbershop Takes Over Former Mob Scene Gallery on Broome

Last modified August 13, 2013 at 9:37 am

The cubbyhole gang gallery at 396 Broome Street is no longer in existence, having gone the way of Jimmy Hoffa.

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Weekend Crime Recap: Murder, Rape, Assaults in Downtown Manhattan

Last modified March 29, 2017 at 11:07 pm

This first weekend in October was a crime-fueled one across the downtown environs. Let’s do a little recap.

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Man Shot Dead at Jose Barber Shop on Forsyth Street

Last modified March 29, 2017 at 11:07 pm

More information has come to light regarding the shooting last night at the corner of Broome and Forsyth Streets.

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Shooting on Forsyth Street, Unconfirmed Fatality

Last modified March 29, 2017 at 11:07 pm

We are told that shortly after 9:30 pm this evening, there was a shooting outside the Don Juan bodega at the corner of Forsyth and Broome Street. The victim, also believed to be a male, was reported dead (this is unconfirmed). Tons of cops have been prowling the scene outside 110 Forsyth ever since, and […]

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DOA on Allen Street Yesterday

Posted October 24, 2011 at 11:04 am

A tipster sent along the following report to us last night about a man who passed away on an Allen Street bench yesterday

New York Barbers Now Open at 153 Ludlow

Posted July 7, 2011 at 6:28 am

The hair replacement for the four-months-deceased In God We Trust is now a fixture on the block. Details after the jump!

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Coming Soon: A Barber Shop at 153 Ludlow

Last modified July 6, 2011 at 9:58 pm

With altogether five hair salons to its collective name, upper Ludlow Street is poised to welcome another to its roster.

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