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Not a specific “Barbershop” category but their are a couple where the shop could fit in. Vote for the shop in LoganSquarist Best Of poll. Link = H E R E

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Shop owner Joe Caccavella Sr. and his son Joe Caccavella Jr. were recently named as two of the 9 most skilled barbers in Chicago by NewCastic.com. Congrats to all who made the list. Check out the entire list H e r e …

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The shop had to the honor to meet Jonathan Boos, owner of Wurkin Stiffs a few weeks back while he was in town from Florida. He sat down with both Joe Jr. and Joe Sr. to talk about the shop and that conversation is now posted on their blog which can be viewed H E R E . If you in need of some high end, well thought out men’s products check them out.

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Use what the professionals use. Tradtional lather used to shave your face is nothing more than Soap. We are all aware that soap dries out your skin. So, why would you want to shave some of your most delicate skin with something that is going to dry it out ? Solution = Shaving your face with a purpose-desgined oil like the Shave Oil from Sixty8 Provisional Company based here in Chicago. Formulated to be thick enough to stay on the face during the shave but not be a mess, completely 100% unscented, and made in the USA. Talk with your barber next time your in the shop about the benefits of making the switch from Soap to Oil for your daily shaving needs. You will be happy you did. More info on Sixty8 Provisional products can be found H E R E .

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The third HangOver Shave event of the 2015 season is Sunday 7/26/15. Event runs 10am – 2pm / cash only / first come first serviced. Photos from past HangOver shave events can be seen @ * h e r e *

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Photos are up from the HangOver Shave event that took place outside the shop on 6/28/15. They can be seen * H E R E * or * H E R E * . Next event of the 2015 season is 7/26/15.

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We are pleased and honored to announce that The Chicago Reader and it’s readers have named our little family owned / ran barbershop as Chicago’s Best for the 6th year in a row ! Six Reader best of contests / Six wins ! As always we want to thank our customers / barbers / supporters / followers for making this a reality. You can checkout the other Best Of winners of the 2015 Reader poll  H e r e .

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The 2nd HangOver Shave event of the 2015 season is Sunday 6/28/15 from 10am – 2pm. $40 = Haircut OR hot towel straight razor shave, Beer from Pipeworks, Smoked bay back ribs from Chop Shop, and the sweet sweet sounds from Windy City Soul Club DJ Aret.  Cash Only. First come First served. Photos from past HangOver events can be viewed http://joesbarbershopchicago.com/photos/

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In stock here in the shop, Sixty8 Provisional Company brand beard oil is what you need if you have a beard. It will add weight to the hair so that the shape maintains throughout the day. It also keeps the skin underneath the beard moisturized and reduces the “itchy beard” feeling. The oil has a thin consistency to help work thru the thickest of beards and absorb quickly. Made in the USA, with no added color or fragrance. Just $20 here at the shop. Ask your barber to throw some in your just trimmed beard next time your in the shop. More info about Sixty8 and their line of products can be found * * H E R E * *

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The shop will be open our regular Sunday hours of 10am – 2pm on Fathers Day June 21st 2015. 

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