Price Of A Cut: $16
Location: 2 Astor Place
Phone: 212-475-9854
What You Need To Know: Cash only. They take appointments, but with 70 chairs it's not likely that you'll need one.

The downtown standby. Ask anyone who's lived in New York for more than ten years and they'll tell you. This no frills barber gets the job done everytime, quick and easy. Not the spot for your extra-fancy perm or blow out, but this is the place for a fade in lower Manhattan.