The Alibrandi Experience

By Gabi Gage Photos by Shane Godfrey Walking into Alibrandi’s Barber Shop is like entering both a time warp and the set of your favorite feel-good movie. Nearly every inch of the shop’s walls are covered in news clippings, trophies and local sports paraphernalia, some dating back 30 years or more. Despite the overwhelming presence […]

What’s New?: 5 Fun Facts About 968 The Shop

Sunday saw the grand opening celebration of 968 The Shop (968 Broadway), the renamed and renovated barbershop founded and run by Larry Travaglione, Jr., in the same space in Powder House Square where his father’s shearing joint, Larry’s Hair Cutting Zone, stood for many years. Scout Somerville braved the brutal heat for a gander at […]

Spotlight: Anthony Berriola on Shaving

Anthony Berriola has some choice words for Gillette and Schick. “I’m completely against them,” says Berriola, proprietor of Razors Barbershop & Shave (308 Highland Ave.), of the multi-blade cartridge razors that dominate the shaving market, “They market this product to have three, four and five blades to give you a closer shave, but what’s actually […]