Portland Family Magazine
What better Father’s Day gift is there than some time away from home, being pampered and being a guy?
Going to the barbershop used to be quite an experience for men—it was the ultimate clubhouse, a place where guys
could be guys. In the Middle ages, you could go into a barbershop, shoot the breeze, get a haircut and undergo major surgery. Your barber was your friend, personal groomer and—frighteningly enough—your sur-geon. The red and white-striped pole represented a surgeon’s bandages.