• By Lisa Brody

New barber in town

If you like cool haircuts with a vintage vibe, Union Barber, 185 W. Maple Road in Birmingham, is the place to head. Owner Matthew Abraham said their specialty is “haircuts, hot shaves and dirty jokes. We don’t do color or wax.” This is the second outpost of Union Barber, which opened on December 8, having established themselves in Ferndale in May 2016. “We are an updated, modern barbershop,” Abraham said. “We want to be a comfortable and friendly place for all ages.” The Birmingham location, formerly La Belle Provence, has been completely renovated and outfitted with 100-year-old, vintage barber chairs which Abraham had retrofitted. “They’re all redone, reworked and reupholstered,” he said. The prices have stayed moderate, at the same price point as their shop at 212 W. Nine Mile Road in Ferndale. “We want men to come here, get out in a half-hour, and buy all their grooming products at the same price as the drug store,” said barber Sergio Snyder. Abraham, who also owns Royal Oak’s Rail & Anchor, said, “We try to stick to all U.S., small batch products,” for their line of products, including pomade, mustache wax and beard wash.

Business Matters for the Birmingham - Bloomfield area are reported by Lisa Brody. Send items for consideration to LisaBrody@downtownpublications.com. Items should be received three weeks prior to publication

DOWNTOWN: Unrivaled journalism worthy of reader support

A decade ago we assembled a small but experienced and passionate group of publishing professionals all committed to producing an independent newsmagazine befitting the Birmingham/Bloomfield area that, as we like to say, has long defined the best of Oakland County. 

 

We provide a quality monthly news product unrivaled in this part of Oakland. For most in the local communities, we have arrived at your doorstep at no charge and we would like to keep it that way, so your support is important.

 

Check out our publisher’s letter to the community here.

FacesBus2020.jpg
Sign Up
Register for Downtown's newsletters to receive updates on the latest news, social events and much more!
265X265_Artwork_January2.gif
BeachumNEW.gif
Cover_Jan2020.jpg

Downtown newsmagazine

© 2021 by Downtown Publications, Inc.

Birmingham, Michigan 48009

248.792.6464

  • White Facebook Icon
  • White Twitter Icon