One Great Block: Oakland’s Temescal Alley

Tucked off Telegraph Avenue at 49th Street in Oakland, California, two back alleys lined with one-time horse stables and carriage houses have blossomed into the Bay Area’s epicenter of artisanal craftmanship.

470 49th St B, Oakland, CA 94609, USA
Watch the bearded and tattooed set head this way when in the mood for a manly makeover. This classic throwback to barbershops of days gone by-it features straight-razor shaves-is popular with local dapper dandies. Walk-ins only. (510) 761-5074 for more information.
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