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101 Metropolitan Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11211 40.716699 -73.963232
at Wythe Ave.  See Map | Subway Directions Hopstop Popup
718-782-4101 Send to Phone

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  • Type: Hair Salon
  • Services: Hairstyling

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Mon, 1pm-9pm; Tue-Fri, noon-9pm; Sat-Sun, 11am-7pm

Nearby Subway Stops

L at Bedford Ave.

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American Express, Discover, MasterCard, Visa


The wood-floored corner space, two blocks from the Williamsburg waterfront, has tall windows to let in plenty of sunshine, and peppermint-striped curtains in the spirit of barbershop poles. Customers come for subtle color and highlights, but the place is best known for its cuts—particularly razor cuts, which allow for a fluid line. The stylists, boldly done up themselves, are responsive to clients’ wishes while displaying a keen eye, sensing what could be taken off to lighten and sculpt a flattering shape, and providing cool, face-brightening results. Since Public has a relationship with Bumble & Bumble as one of their network salons, it carries B&B products and shares in their educational resources, as well.