History and more photos




  • In 1916 we opened on the other side of the "L" stop in the Noyes Cafe storefront.
  • This picture was taken in 1946 at that location.
  • Our Phone number was University-4-5575.
  • In 1953 Fred Booge (My Father) started working here, along with my grandfather!










  • In the 70's and 80's Fred and Otmar ran the shop
  • The barber shop was paneled and the ceiling lowered,                                                             but the place looked pretty much the same.









  • From 1993 thru 2009 my father and I worked side by side.
  • My father, alone, cut more than 250,000 heads of hair in his career .
  • I have cut some families hair for 3 and 4 generations.








  • Today, we have 1 barber working at the barber shop.
  • I have over 25 years of experience.
  • Manny in the 1st chair