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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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Local Barbershop Takes Customers Back in Time

Aimee Hancock Aimee Hancock Local Barbershop Takes Customers Back in Time

Columbus’ Short North Arts District is home to a number of art galleries, specialty shops, restaurants, pubs and bars, all of which help to extend the artistically avant-garde atmosphere of the area. Chris Turner joined the neighborhood two years ago and added his own touch to the mix when he opened his uniquely designed barbershop […]

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Beard and Mustache Competition Coming to The Ohio State Fair

Sally Wenxin Xia Sally Wenxin Xia Beard and Mustache Competition Coming to The Ohio State Fair

Big mustaches, long beards and interesting facial hair are all in hot demand for the first time in quite some time at the Ohio State Fair this summer. The first ever Beard and Mustache Competition will be taking place on Monday, July 28th from Noon to 4pm, and will be hosted by the folks in […]

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Old Familiar Barber Shop Creates Bottle-Opening Comb

Walker Evans Walker Evans Old Familiar Barber Shop Creates Bottle-Opening Comb

The biggest downside to a regular comb is that you can’t open bottles with it. And the biggest downside to a regular bottle opener is that you can’t comb your hair with it. It’s time to ditch both of these single-purpose items in your life and start multitasking with the new Old Familiar Comb Bottle […]

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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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