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Shave and a haircut: Boston’s old-timey barbershop revival

I’ve been looking for a barbershop for a year and a half — something retro, not anachronistic; quality, not pretentious. I’d heard good things about Mike Coronella of Barbershop Deluxe in the South End, most intriguingly that he specializes in “vintage haircuts.” Since I’ve got a low-key pompadour and the price was right ($23), I figured I’d check him out.
Mike’s a barber’s barber — a master barber, in fact — and a bald barber, he joked, at that. But Barbershop Deluxe doesn’t have that AM-sports-radio, talcum-scented vibe I remember from the place down the street from me growing up…

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