Astor Place Barbershop was featured in this New York Knicks commercial!
Look for “Benny the Barber” of Astor Place shaving a basketball into one of our customer’s head.

NYC’s Astor Place barbershop is saved by investors, but three-generation business will no longer be family-owned

The iconic Astor Place barbershop in Manhattan’s East Village will no longer be family-owned, but its new management said it will still be a cut above the rest. Gone are co-owners John and Paul Vezza, who will be turning in their trimmers for good after Wednesday — making it the first time in 73 years...
Read More

Wealthy customers save famous Astor Place barbershop from closing

That was a close shave. A group of deep-pocketed New York customers has stepped in to save the iconic Astor Place Hair Stylists barbershop from going out of business after nearly 75 years. The East Village classic — whose customers have included everyone from pop artist Andy Warhol to actor Robert de Niro and Mayor...
Read More

Astor Place Hairstylists workers, customers thankful for survival

GREENWICH VILLAGE, Manhattan — It’s a small business success story thanks to some loyal customers who stepped in to save Astor Place Hairstylists. On the brink of closing down last Wednesday, the third generation owners of this 74-year-old basement barbershop institution in the Village were ready to walk away, but the staff and loyal customers...
Read More