There's a barbershop opening in Wicker Park on October 31, and it's a shop like only one other in the city. Those who love to frequent Floyd's 99, the original Chicago rock'n'roll barbershop from Pete Vercillin, but who don't like the commute to Lincoln Park will be happy to learn that Vercellin will oversee the opening of the second location this weekend. He has already hired professionally trained barbers, stylists and colorists for the new location.
Vercillin said in a statement, "Word has been getting out about our work in Lincoln Park and people here are ready for us. We're bringing back the lost are of barbering that's not available anywhere else. It's old school — new styles."
Better yet, the shop will be broadcasting music from its own radio station and will be decorated with posters running the gamut from John Lennon and the Stones to the Black Eyed Peas.
And if all of that wasn't enough to entice you, cuts start at $21 with… a free shoulder and neck massage. Old fashioned straight razor shaves come with hot towel treatment.
As Vercellin says, "Floyd's 99 is a high-quality rock'n'roll option for anyone seeking middle-ground between luxury salons and discount haircutters. Our services rival the high-end salons, but we charge low-end prices."
Sounds good to me!
The shop is located on 1409 N. Milwaukee Ave. If you go there within the first 10 days, your cut will be half-priced. The shop takes both walk-ins and appointments and is open from 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. Mondays through Fridays and 9:00a.m. to 8:00 a.m. on Saturdays and 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Sunday.See the Top Ten Summer 2016 Trends for Women Over 40