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David’s Barbershop On Vernon Blvd Closes, Nail Salon To Occupy Space


Feb. 2, 2016 By Christian Murray

A well-known barbershop on Vernon Boulevard closed Sunday and the space will soon be occupied by a nail salon.

David’s Haircutters, located at 47-44 Vernon Blvd., has shut down after being on the main strip for more than two decades. The old-fashioned striped barbershop pole is about to come down.

The owner of the shop is retiring to Florida, according to Eric Mills, a broker with Space Marketing Shop, who leased the property. The owner could not be reached for comment.

Mills said the new operator will be Q Cute Nail & Spa, which is slated to open in early April.

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and yet he leaves. And that’s the problem when you live or do business in a stupidly overpriced, rapidly gentrifying neighborhood.

Say What?

You either don’t give a fart about your hair, you are bald, or you’ve never gotten your haircut here.


It was the cost of buying out the old tenant. There was some time left on the last lease so the tenant was compensated 100k to hand over the keys several years early.

glad to see

I was told that because of the 100K key money, the rent amount was only $5500. (which was below market.) The space needs a full gut and the basement has low ceilings, a dirt floor and moisture penetration issues. So it is really just the 1st floor approx 650-675sf


Owner is a good guy but this place gave the worst haircuts ever. Anyone know what the asking rent was for this space?


/Frank the market enthusiast….Do you sing any other songs? We got it, you showed up at elementary school the day they taught economic and political system introduction.


And what is your alternative? A centrally planned economy (Only 0.0053 nail salons allowed per cavity in a zip code)? Perhaps a trip into the Way Back Machine to a time when Hunters Point was a different place with no demand for nail salons?

The fact that Nope can legitimately forecast being flamed for suggesting that (a) current nail salons are at or beyond capacity and (b) that having more capacity would be nice only speaks to the voluminous bile the exudes from mental midgets such as yourself.

Really, get over yourself and accept that many of the women and some of the men moving into Hunters Point get their nails done, want a place to do it, and will provide the dollars needed to support these businesses. Yes, the neighborhood is changing, and, no, no one gives a crap that you don’t like it. Sorry if it shatters your tenuous grip on reality.


Well at least it is not a real estate services wil always add on to the community


That place had a long history of giving bad haircuts. Anyone remember Frank? The nail salon should bring in someone who can cut hair too.




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