Haircut and a Beer: V’s Barbershop Now Open

By David Gallagher, Bellingham Herald

The barbershop, which combines old-fashioned services with some modern conveniences, had a soft opening Wednesday, May 26. It will be open 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. six days a week, closed on Sundays. Bakerview Square is on West Bakerview Road near Whatcom Community College.

The modern conveniences include flat-screen televisions. The Washington State Liquor Control Board also has approved the business selling bottled beer. Owner Evah Thurman said she wants to create an atmosphere that is relaxed and social while getting a haircut.

Along with haircuts, other services include straight-edge razor shave and shoe shine.

This is the first V’s Barbershop in Washington; there are nine other stores in Arizona and California. For details, visit

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