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Point Breeze: Five Ways to Enjoy Point Breeze

Point Breeze: Five Ways to Enjoy Point Breeze

Coffee shops and barber shops that double as art venues, an outdoor eatery with a sardine can hanging from the side of the restaurant, murals scattered along the sides of buildings and city views worth stopping for. You can find all of this within the South Philadelphia neighborhood. Take a look … The Pharmacy Owner Gary […]

 By Jessie Fox and Kaila Gantt

West Oak Lane: Local Shop Invested in Youth

West Oak Lane: Local Shop Invested in Youth

Tucked away on the corner of 6600 Gratz St. is Zafir’s Barber Shop. This shop opened in April 2011, making it a new place right off Ogontz Avenue. Head barber Zafir Khalilulahh, 56, has been cutting hair for 36 years. Khalilulahh’s first name not only plays a role in the shop’s identity but also simultaneously explains its […]

 By Tina DiSerafino and Kimberly Cuenca

Feltonville: Stylistic Hair Salon Boasts a Traditional Feel and Artistic Styles

Feltonville: Stylistic Hair Salon Boasts a Traditional Feel and Artistic Styles

Some people want nothing more than to find an old-fashioned barber shop–the type of barber shop where everyone knows each other on a first-name basis and feels right at home. The sound of clippers buzzing and friendly conversations are  just a few of the necessities to any traditional barber shop. You will find all of these […]

 

Hunting Park: Need A Haircut? There Are Plenty of Barbers

Hunting Park: Need A Haircut? There Are Plenty of Barbers

While walking the streets, it is hard to miss all the barber shops and salons. On North Fifth Street one of the busier streets in the area, you can find numerous barber shops and unisex salons. In the morning or in the evening, these shops are busy with clients. But not all these barbers are […]