Barbershops

Who Is Priyanka Chopra's Fiance Nick Jonas? 10 Interesting Facts About Him Revealed

Born In The USA<p>Nick Jonas was born in Texas, USA on September 16 1992 and plays in a pop band The Jonas Brothers along with his two brothers Kevin …

Indian Cinema

Cal performances season kicks off next month with Wynton Marsalis

- Cal Performances picked a fitting way to trumpet the start of its 2018-19 season -- with the rousing brass of jazz virtuoso Wynton Marsalis.<p>He'll …

Flute

Voice of Coffee: Kobe Coffee Shop Stripped Down to Bare Essentials

History, structure and materials are on raw display at Voice of Coffee in Kobe. The specialty coffee shop opened last year in the Chuo-ku district of …

Coffee

Trio joins to give free supplies, haircuts to students

A Freeport barbershop, a Uniondale nonprofit, and a Nassau County legislator combined forces Saturday to give away shoes, backpacks, school supplies, …

Nassau County

Toyota establishes John W. Mack Scholarship Fund via the National Urban League

The National Urban League (NUL) held its annual conference on August 1-4, 2018, and this year, Toyota returned as a title sponsor. The conference was …

Civil Rights

Bald Head Waxing

(YouTube link)<p>Lots of men go for a hairless head, because it's cooler in hot weather and you don't have to think about how your hair looks. It's also …

Hair

Volunteers Needed For Tri-Valley Creeks To Bay Clean-Up

Volunteers are needed to clean trash and debris from six participating Livermore creek sites.<p><b>From AACS</b>: Living Arroyos and the Adopt-a-Creek Spot …

Tri-Valley

'Why did he have to pull his gun on us? I had to. He was gonna shoot us': Cop's shell-shocked reaction after he shot dead an armed black man in Chicago

Newly-released bodycam footage shows the shell-shocked reaction of the police office who shot dead an armed black man in Chicago last month.<p>The …

Law Enforcement

Black elders hold mixed views on confederate statue in town

Gertrude Evans, 70, was born into the Jim Crow South and lived through the rocky integration of Leesburg when firemen filled a swimming pool with …

Business

Aretha Franklin biopic leads to argument and shooting in Virginia barber shop parking lot

We’re all feeling incredibly sad about the passing of <b>Aretha Franklin,</b> but an argument between two grieving fans led to an unbelievable …

Aretha Franklin

7 Secret Speakeasy Bars Hidden In Montreal

<b>Montreal is home to a lot of bars</b>, but did you know we also have a large number of Speakeasies? A Speakeasy is a cool, hidden bar usually located …

Alcohol

Mendelson Offers Free Back to School Haircuts

<i>By James Wright, Special to the AFRO, [email protected]</i><p>The chairman of the D.C. Council offered young people in Ward 8 a chance to look good on the …

Hair

Family celebrates a century in Gary: 'There’s still hope for the city'

With an interest in genealogy, Chris Harris traced his family’s roots in Gary to nearly a century ago, when his great-great-grandfather came to work in the steel mills.<p>Since then, at least five generations put down middle class roots, raised families and chose to remain in the city even as the …

High School

Barber shop fire ‘suspicious’

A FIRE that badly damaged a Cottesloe barber shop is being treated as suspicious by police, as investigations continue to find the cause.<p>Arson squad …

Arson

Man Shot In Barbershop Argument Over Halle Berry Playing Aretha Franklin In Movie

Michael Hatton and Tony Lundy started arguing in a barbershop about wherther or not Halle Berry should play Aretha Franklin in a movie, according to …

Aretha Franklin

Fourth-Generation Haircutter Opens Barber Museum On UWS

The Barber Shop Museum on Columbus Avenue features a rotating collection of vintage barber chairs and tools.<p>UPPER WEST SIDE, NY — A museum on the …

Manhattan

Barber prepares to hang up scissors after six decades in the business

A barber from Monmouth has decided to retire after six decades in the business.<p>Dave Willett began working in his uncle's barbershop in Monmouth back …

News (Wales)

Mount Prospect to buy vacant land in Busse Triangle for $1.17 million

As it forges ahead with Phase 1 of the redevelopment of its downtown Busse Triangle, Mount Prospect is working to purchase land for Phase 2 for $1.17 …

Real Estate

The Best Bars in Łódź, Poland

Łódź is Poland’s third biggest city after Warsaw and Kraków, yet somehow it is eclipsed tourist-wise by Gdańsk, Poznań and Wrocław. However, those …

Barbershops

Daddy Yankee Reminds Us 'Janet Jackson!' Is 'Iconic!' on Their New Song 'Made For Now'

Not five seconds into their collaborative single, Daddy Yankee kicks off “Made For Now” by giving Janet Jackson’s name the Daddy Yankee treatment. …

Janet Jackson

Burgundy & Gold Curse Strikes Again

By MARK F. GRAY, Special to the AFRO For an instant we had a glimpse of what may have been, then boom it was gone. The hope and enthusiasm that came …

NFL

An Early Look at More of What's Coming to Palisades Village

On September 22, Rick Caruso’s newest shopping-lifestyle utopia, Palisades Village, will officially open to the public. As Chris Nichols reported …

Luxury Lifestyle

How Free Haircuts Make Kids Feel Good About Going Back To School

Back-to-school preparations can become a meaningful ritual for both adult and child.<p>The average American family will spend somewhere around $637 on back-to-school supplies for each elementary school child this year and twice that for a high school student, according to the annual Backpack Index …

Kids

India At 71: Policy Chasing Consequences, Causation In Casualty

The frustrating thing about India, the legendary Cambridge economist Joan Robinson once said, is “Whatever you can right say about India, the …

India

Will Deanwood Be Gentrified Next?

<i>By James Wright, Special to the AFRO, [email protected]</i><p>The Ward 7 Business Partnership, an organization of businesses, held a forum Aug. 11 at the …

Real Estate

Japan July inflation seen ticking up but still far from BOJ target - Reuters poll

© Reuters. Pedestrians stand in front of sale signs on a shopfront at a shopping district in Tokyo<p>By Leika Kihara<p>TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's core …

Economics

What Happened When Fiona Zanetti Stayed Overnight at Le Bon Marché - Coveteur

Here’s what happens when Fiona Zanetti pays a visit to Paris’ most famous department store and stays little bit too long.<p>Model and Stylist: Fiona …

France

Barmaid punches woman who 'slapped her bum' then goes back to pouring shot down punter's throat

A barmaid attacked a woman who appeared to slap her bum as she poured a shot of cinnamon whisky down a man's throat.<p>Footage shows the 'shot girl' in …

Thomas Markle

How Croydon barbershops are being used to keep kids off the streets and away from knife crime

The LIONS Society works with young people and tries to divert them away from knife crime, gangs and postcode wars

Croydon

With more losing basketball on tap, Hawks sell fans on renovated arena

The Hawks billed it as a “season preview” but I didn’t hear much about the 2018-19 basketball season. Instead, the event was mostly about the …

Trae Young