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By Anne Haddad and Anne Haddad,Staff writer | June 12, 1991
Facials are not just for women, but when the Finksburg Senior Centerarranged for a trip to have the treatments done, none of the male members would go.Despite pleadings from center director Suzie Santalucia, the men declined."
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen and Frederick N. Rasmussen,SUN STAFF | May 1, 2004
While getting a haircut the other day, I asked my barber, John Micelle, who has been in the business for nearly 40 years, if he still gives shaves. He replied that not many customers ask for them anymore and that he couldn't remember the last time he had been requested to do one. He did report, however, that a friend recently visiting New York City walked into a barber shop in Pennsylvania Station and asked for a shave. "He was charged $65," Micelle said. A barber shop shave is a labor-intensive process, that when done right, can take more than an hour.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen and Frederick N. Rasmussen,SUN STAFF | May 1, 2004
While getting a haircut the other day, I asked my barber, John Micelle, who has been in the business for nearly 40 years, if he still gives shaves. He replied that not many customers ask for them anymore and that he couldn't remember the last time he had been requested to do one. He did report, however, that a friend recently visiting New York City walked into a barber shop in Pennsylvania Station and asked for a shave. "He was charged $65," Micelle said. A barber shop shave is a labor-intensive process, that when done right, can take more than an hour.
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By Albany Times Union | March 11, 1997
ALBANY, N.Y. - It's too close a shave for most barbers these days, made cautious by fear of lawsuits and not willing to go against the grain of economic trends and changing fashion.And so, the practice of removing men's stubble with a straight-edge razor - a service performed by barbers since biblical times - has dwindled to an estimated handful of practitioners in the Albany area, as in much of the nation."I did it for many, many years but quit two years ago," said Jim Hafensteiner, 50, an area barber.
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By James G. McCollam and James G. McCollam,Copley News Service | December 27, 1992
Q: Enclosed is a picture of a walnut stand that I recently inherited from my grandmother, who lived in southern Georgia and collected most of her antiques in that area. I know nothing about antiques and would be most grateful for any information on this stand style and value.A: This would be classified as a Victorian lamp stand, made in the late 1800s. It would probably sell for about $365 to $385 in good condition.Q: The enclosed mark is on the bottom of a porcelain figurine of a ballet dancer.
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By Suzin Boddiford and Suzin Boddiford,Special to The Sun | June 16, 1994
We hear it often during dad's daily dressing ritual, "Does this go?" Most likely, if he has to ask, it doesn't.Some of the dizzying combos fathers manage to come up with are cause enough to have moms everywhere reaching for their sunglasses.Such was the case when, with nowhere to turn, Rhona Beitler-Akman of Owings Mills wrote to us about her fears that her husband Michael's overall lack of style would be passed on to their son Shea. Enter our expert makeover team to reprogram this dad's fashion glitches.
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By LOURDES SULLIVAN | June 25, 1993
David and Connie Ennis of Hickory Hollow antiques of Columbia, have lent the Savage Library their collection of antique shaving paraphernalia.There are enough straight razors to outfit Sweeney Todd, an assortment of razor strops and sharpeners, early models of safety razors, beautifully decorated shaving mugs and a related exhibit of hair-care pomade tins and curling irons.Each unusual item has a card explaining its function and use. As a long-time reader of ghastly murder mysteries, I'm glad for the chance to see what a straight razor looks like.
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By Albany Times Union | March 11, 1997
ALBANY, N.Y. - It's too close a shave for most barbers these days, made cautious by fear of lawsuits and not willing to go against the grain of economic trends and changing fashion.And so, the practice of removing men's stubble with a straight-edge razor - a service performed by barbers since biblical times - has dwindled to an estimated handful of practitioners in the Albany area, as in much of the nation."I did it for many, many years but quit two years ago," said Jim Hafensteiner, 50, an area barber.
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By Julie Scharper, The Baltimore Sun | January 29, 2014
Just what the Hons of Hampden wanted to hear -- more proof that yuppies have commandeered the neighborhood. According to a poll conducted by Gawker , Hampden has been voted Baltimore's equivalent of Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Let's see.... Hand poured cups of single source coffee? Check Charcuterie dangling from the ceiling? Check Cloth diapers and woven wraps for babywearing? Check Faux-old fashion barber shop with a straight razor shave? Check A Belgian beer bar in the former Red Man's Hall?
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By LOS ANGELES TIMES | September 4, 1999
We'll wager a razor that you don't know a few of these facts about shaving, as detailed in "A Closer Shave" (Artisan, 1999), by Wallace G. Pinfold:1. Number of hours the average American man will spend shaving in his lifetime.2. The length of the longest mustache on record.3. The length of the longest beard on record.4. Reason Fidel Castro originally grew his beard.5. The best-selling after-shave in the United States.6. The medical term for razor burn.7. Year in which the first narrow-bladed folding straight razor was introduced.
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By Suzin Boddiford and Suzin Boddiford,Special to The Sun | June 16, 1994
We hear it often during dad's daily dressing ritual, "Does this go?" Most likely, if he has to ask, it doesn't.Some of the dizzying combos fathers manage to come up with are cause enough to have moms everywhere reaching for their sunglasses.Such was the case when, with nowhere to turn, Rhona Beitler-Akman of Owings Mills wrote to us about her fears that her husband Michael's overall lack of style would be passed on to their son Shea. Enter our expert makeover team to reprogram this dad's fashion glitches.
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By LOURDES SULLIVAN | June 25, 1993
David and Connie Ennis of Hickory Hollow antiques of Columbia, have lent the Savage Library their collection of antique shaving paraphernalia.There are enough straight razors to outfit Sweeney Todd, an assortment of razor strops and sharpeners, early models of safety razors, beautifully decorated shaving mugs and a related exhibit of hair-care pomade tins and curling irons.Each unusual item has a card explaining its function and use. As a long-time reader of ghastly murder mysteries, I'm glad for the chance to see what a straight razor looks like.
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By James G. McCollam and James G. McCollam,Copley News Service | December 27, 1992
Q: Enclosed is a picture of a walnut stand that I recently inherited from my grandmother, who lived in southern Georgia and collected most of her antiques in that area. I know nothing about antiques and would be most grateful for any information on this stand style and value.A: This would be classified as a Victorian lamp stand, made in the late 1800s. It would probably sell for about $365 to $385 in good condition.Q: The enclosed mark is on the bottom of a porcelain figurine of a ballet dancer.
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By Anne Haddad and Anne Haddad,Staff writer | June 12, 1991
Facials are not just for women, but when the Finksburg Senior Centerarranged for a trip to have the treatments done, none of the male members would go.Despite pleadings from center director Suzie Santalucia, the men declined."
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March 18, 2007
Enrico "Henry" Tumminello, a retired barber, died Tuesday of myelodysplastic syndrome at Oak Crest Village in Parkville. The longtime Timonium resident was 89. Born in Shreveport, La., Mr. Tumminello went to live in Sicily at the age of 4 and as a boy picked up barbering as a trade in the village of Cefalu. He moved to Baltimore when he was 16, with little in the way of money or English language skills. He worked at various barbershops and lived with relatives. He married Teresa Muffoletto in 1942.
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By RICHARD IRWIN | May 29, 2006
Police Blotter is a sampling of crimes from police reports in Baltimore and Baltimore County. Baltimore Northeastern Body found -- Police are awaiting an autopsy report on the death of a woman whose body was found yesterday afternoon in a house in the 300 block of W. 31st St. The woman's identity was withheld pending notification of her family. A man identified as her boyfriend called police shortly after 3 p.m. and reported finding her in a room, unresponsive. Southeastern Armed robbery -- Police were seeking a man armed with a straight razor who entered Fells Point Pet Center in the 1900 block of Fleet St. about 1 p.m. Saturday and ordered an employee to give up money from his pocket.
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