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Germantown: Barber Mark Lightfoot Keeps It All In the Family

Germantown: Barber Mark Lightfoot Keeps It All In the Family

Mark Lightfoot arrives at his barbershop as early as 6 a.m. to make sure everything is in place for his morning appointments. From the placement of each tool at each work station to the cleanliness of the floor, appearance is just as important as the quality of the haircut. This is one of many reasons […]

 By Hattie Cheek and Grace Dickinson

Germantown: The Barbershops

Germantown: The Barbershops

[vimeo 33166763] From the outside, Philadelphia Hair Co. blends right into the plethora of other barbershops and hair salons lining Germantown Avenue. A montage of event posters covers the window front below a gaudy, neon-red lit sign that spells out the shop’s name in all capital letters. However, walk inside and spend a few hours with […]