June 23rd, 2010
Vain Glorious | The Blind Barber
Who: Joshua Boyd, Jeff Laub and Adam Kirsch
What: The Blind Barber
Where: 339 East 10th Street; (212) 228-2123; blindbarber.com.
Why bother: Contrary to the name, the vision of the men behind the Blind Barber is crystal clear. Reminiscent of old-school barbershops, where men used to socialize while they got spruced up, the Blind Barber is a great place to groom, sip handcrafted cocktails and kick back with friends. Says Laub, who manages the shop, “Our barbers really care. We’re not in the business of turning tables.” To that end, Laub hired barbers with at least 10 years experience and stocked their stations with luxurious prod...