After almost two years in the neighborhood, Union Beauty [http://www.unionbeautysalon.com/] is nearly busting at the seams — but not for long, as they begin work today to expand the beauty salon space. Owner Angela Taormino, who opened the self-described “petit” salon [/blog/business/angela-taormino-opens-union-beauty-park-slopes-newest-salon] at 849a Union Street
Photo by Erica ShermanJust a month after CPR Cell Phone Repair closed its doors for good [/cpr-cell-phone-repair-sheepshead-bay-road-closes/], the space is now leased to Precise Brows, a salon specializing in eyebrow threading. A “coming soon” sign is now hanging at the 1732 Sheepshead Bay Road storefront, and there’s a small
A Kid’s Dream Hair Salon & Spa [http://akidsdreamnyc.com] (549 Myrtle Avenue at Emerson Place) officially opened for business on Saturday, July 26. The salon offers children the full-service salon experience, from haircuts, braids and blowouts, to manicures, pedicures and facials—all in a fun, interactive, and kid-focused setting.
We’re seeing a rash of new businesses popping up in the area lately, including a few spots to keep you looking your best. Goshi Eyebrow Threading has recently taken over the former Beauty Box [http://www.merchantcircle.com/business/Beauty.Box.347-240-5618] space at 68 Westminster Road (between Church
5th Avenue has seen a flurry of construction activity lately [/blog/shopping/484-5th-ave-has-sole-shoe-shop-set-to-open-in-old-99-space], and it looks like it’s time to welcome another business to the neighborhood. Signage appeared this weekend outside of 467 5th Avenue (the old Rachel’s Tattoo [/blog/business/for-rent-sign-spotted-at-rachels-tattoo-and-hair-salon] space between 10th and 11th) for
photo via HPS [http://www.heresparkslope.com/home/2012/9/4/open-for-business-silky-hair-nail-salon-152-fifth-avenue.html] Here’s Park Slope reports that the salon that replaced Oko Frozen Yogurt on Fifth Ave between Douglass and Degraw — a space once-slated to house the ill-fated Chez Bibis Burger Bar — is now open for business [http:
It seems the city is looking for money wherever they can get it, and that means that hair and nail salons and barbershops better watch out: authorities are fining establishments for common sense pricing practices prevalent throughout the neighborhood. The city has issued fines ranging from $50 to $500 to
Boo! Traiters! Deserters! Turncoats! Boo! Platinum Styles, one of the barbershops Sheepshead Bites’ readers named among the neighborhoods’ best [/barber-shops-of-sheepshead-bay-say-metrosexu-wha/], has left the neighborhood. Sure, they were really part of Marine Park anyway, at 3032 Avenue U, and who needs them? Not us. We’ve still got a bunch of