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The Conversator

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Talk in an iron worker’s hands gets right to the point. “Why is my business named ‘Grace Iron Works’?,” reflected its owner Leon Salmon of Jamaica, Queens. “I am lost without purpose. God gave me a gift to do this.” Salmon’s small company has done steel work for post offices, iron grills and steel gates […]

A Divinely Inspired Laundry in the Bronx

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  Selection from “A Divinely Inspired Laundry, Where Latin Rhythms Once Reigned,” by David Gonzalez, New York Times, August 5, 2008. The awning over the laundry at 671 Prospect Avenue may promote drop-off service, but its true specialty is a pick-me-up. Its name says it all, with a promise of stain removal of the highest […]

Buddha’s Barbershop, Jamaica, Queens

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Other faith-based barbershops: God Bless Barbershop The King’s Chambers Barbershop Blessed Barbershop

God Bless Barbershop & Hair Salon, Jamaica, Queens

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Other faith-based barbershops: The King’s Chambers Barbershop Buddha’s Barbershop Blessed Barbershop

Cutting hair is like a benediction

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Francisco Ajpop and his four brothers–Atoniel, Samuel, Rolando, Cornelio, Rogelio–speak Christianity in an Indian dialect that goes back to the Incas. They grew up in a Christian family in Guatemala but wandered. Atoniel says that when he became 18, “I started thinking more as a person, an adult.” The brothers decided to band together to […]

Faith-based is a business address in Flatbush

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We stopped outside The King’s Chamber Barber Shop near Flatbush Avenue, Brooklyn. “Hmm,” we considered what was the significance of the name and the logo with a crown on a cross above scissors. The owner Anthony Austin came out to see what we were doing and explained his business. “In everything…one should honor the King. […]

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