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Now East Bay guys won't have to venture into the city to get a reasonably priced haircut in a super-charming settling. This change is thanks to the brand-spanking-new Temescal Alley Barbershop, which just opened its doors in Oakland this past weekend. The brainchild of former wood and sheet metal craftsman Bradley Roberts (the husband of Reliquary owner, Leah Bershad), the old time-y spot located in the rapidly rising Temescal 'hood serves up $22 haircuts, $22 hot razor shaves, and $10 beard trims for the fellas, all in an uber-masculine, throwback setting. Take a virtual tour of the shop in our slideshow (plus, find out more about the inspiration behind it), and be sure to head over there in person to see what all the fuss is about.
Photos by Shilpi Tomar
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