Austin-based Shiner-wielding Bird’s Barbershop opened up its first Houston location last week in the remodeled 1955 retail strip at 420 E. 20th St., on the end of the building formerly home to J & R Boudin and Frenchy’s Sausage Co. The bubblegum pink parking stripes were joined by the spots above over the summer, as well as the circular window now floating in the middle of a wall where the facade’s westernmost door used to be.
A rep from the company says the Houston store was designed with community swimming pools in mind, which explains the interior tile scheme and watery motifs:
Down on the former-washateria end of the building, fancy popsicle vendor Steel City Pops has been open since July, just in time to do business during this year’s notably summery fall:
- Previously on Swamplot: Getting Ready for an Alcoholic Barbershop Experience Where the Parking Lot is Going Pink on E. 20th St.
Photos: Bird’s Barbershop (top, 3rd, 4th, 5th), JerseyGirl (2nd), Kevin G. (bottom)