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Kennedy’s All-American Barber Club Holds Grand Opening in Downtown Westfield

Assistant Manager and Barber Katie Lavecchia, Proprietor/Owner Dainia Oren, Master Barber Nicky LaSpina and Receptionist and Assistant Maria DaRocha. Credits: Jackie Lieberman
While children can get their hair cut in a special chair, adults getting shaves and haircuts are entertained by in-mirror televisions. (Private rooms are available for color maintenance and “MANicures.”) Credits: Jackie Lieberman
In the members-only section, members and their guests can enjoy a game of pool, sip on BYO beverages and munch snacks while they relax and watch their favorite teams on TV. Though Kennedy’s is a franchise, each location has its own look. Credits: Jackie Lieberman
The members-only card room is available for parties, too. Wedding day groom’s parties are popular at Kennedy’s. Credits: Jackie Lieberman
Kennedy’s celebrated its opening with a humidor-shaped cake. Credits: Jackie Lieberman

WESTFIELD, NJ—Kennedy's All-American Barber Club celebrated its grand opening today with food and drink from Ferraro's, a magician for kids and a free raffle for prizes, memberships and Kennedy’s signature products.

Services including haircuts for men and boys, straight-razor shaves with hot towels, “MANicures” and hair color maintenance are available here to members and non-members, but Kennedy’s is much more than an old-fashioned salon.

“It’s barbershop meets country club,” explained Owner and Franchisee Dainia Oren. “It’s a great place for men to come and network.”

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Basic memberships include unlimited signature haircuts, a complimentary beverage during visits and access for themselves and their guests to the club behind the barbershop, where members can play a game of pool, sit at the BYO bar and munch snacks, watch their favorite sports teams on TV and play cards in the card room.

More elaborate memberships include additional services, such as unlimited haircuts for your children, mini-facials and shoeshines.

The club, which opened at the end of December, gained its 150th member today.

“We’ve been really well received so far by Westfield,” said Oren. Many members learned about the club from friends.

“We want to thank them for that,” said Oren. “It’s really great. We really appreciate the word-of-mouth business we’ve been getting, and we’re going to continue to provide great service.”

Kennedy’s All-American Barber Club is located at 226C North Avenue West, Westfield, NJ. For appointments, call 908-233-0360. Walk-ins welcome.

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