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New Salon and Spa for Men Opens Downtown

Randi Walle Randi Walle New Salon and Spa for Men Opens Downtown

Square One Salon and Spa is opening their first men’s salon, Square One Men, in their Columbus salon, located at 275 S. Fourth St. Co-Owner Doug Henderson explained that, with the expanding barber business in Columbus, he felt the market was right to offer men-exclusive services. Henderson commented that 40 percent of their existing clientele were […]

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Old Familiar Barber Shop Celebrates Fifth Anniversary

Randi Walle Randi Walle Old Familiar Barber Shop Celebrates Fifth Anniversary

Located in the heart of Old Town East, the Old Familiar Barber Shop is celebrating their fifth anniversary on April 1. When owner Kenji Prince and business partner Josh Wilbur first opened their doors five years ago, they were not only ahead of the times, but they were also behind them. Long before the trend […]

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Shop Talk: Bates & Brown Offers Clients an Old-Fashioned Haircut in a Modern Setting

Randi Walle Randi Walle Shop Talk: Bates & Brown Offers Clients an Old-Fashioned Haircut in a Modern Setting

Bates & Brown Barber Chair, a modernized barbershop, opened at the end of 2016. Located at 5033 Olentangy River Road in the small plaza next to Micro Center on Bethel Road, the shop offers an old-fashion haircut experience for gentlemen. Upon entering the wood-and-leather-clad building, customers realize right away this is a unique experience. From […]

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Best Barber Shop of 2016: Old Familiar

Best of CU Best of CU Best Barber Shop of 2016: Old Familiar

After nearly five years in business in Olde Towne East, the Old Familiar Barbershop may not be quite that old, but is certainly a familiar neighborhood staple on Parsons Avenue. The shop has grown rapidly over the years from a two-man operation to serving customers in five busy barber chairs. In addition to in-store operations […]

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Goodfellow’s Tonsorial Parlor Opens in The Brewery District

Walker Evans Walker Evans Goodfellow’s Tonsorial Parlor Opens in The Brewery District

Dale Grinstead-Mayle moved to Columbus in 2002 and has spent the last 14 years discovering his passion while exploring the city. It turns out that his passion is cutting and styling hair, and after a lot of planning and prepping, he has officially opened Goodfellow’s Tonsorial Parlor — a new barber shop on South High Street. […]

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Old Familiar Barber Shop Opens Soon in Olde Towne East

Walker Evans Walker Evans Old Familiar Barber Shop Opens Soon in Olde Towne East

Olde Towne East has been maturing as a residential neighborhood for decades, and the past few years have also seen a rise in new commercial businesses, with bakeries, restaurants and bars setting up and thriving. In 2012, Old Familiar Barbershop will be making their way to Parsons Avenue, across the street from Carabar. This new […]

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Clintonville Barber Shop Celebrates Area History

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The Longview Barber Shop is the oldest continually operated business in Clintonville, which is celebrating 92 years in business this year. After completion a recent renovation and historical restoration project, owner and full tie barber Dave Carty wanted to provide a more thoughtful historic element for the community to enjoy. A temporary display created by […]

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