Mens salon for sale
Revenue $Avaible on request, Cash Flow $Avaible on request, Established 1995
THE boy pressed his face to the window of the men’s salon, his breath fogging the glass. He stood there, on a wintry day, staring at the sharply dressed men swathed in hot towels.After a few minutes he walked in, his tattered sneakers squeaking on the gleaming hardwood.
“He asked what we did here,” said Tony Van Putten, who owns the year-old jewel of a shop, called BBraxton, at Fifth Avenue and 116th Street in Harlem. “And when I told him that we cut hair, he gave me this look. And he asked if it was O.K. if he could get his hair cut here, too.”
The boy seemed more accustomed to the streets than to a place like BBraxton, Mr. Van Putten said, but inside the shop he saw men who were black like him although they were wearing slacks and sweaters and shoes that shined as if they’d been dipped in pomade. Twice. The boy’s eyes seemed to ask: Am I good enough to be in a place like this?