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Getting your nails done in a manly manner

Getting your nails done in a manly manner

The new Melrose Avenue storefront is a man's world, make no mistake.

The theme could not be stated more bluntly.

Above the front desk: the rusted front end of a 1953 Chevy pickup.

Along one wall: a vintage sign whose faded red letters read AUTO.

Scotch is ready to pour, pending a liquor license. The lights are dim, the leather chairs deep.

This place calls itself the first man cave for … manicures.

Its name is Hammer & Nails. It will welcome the hairy-chested public starting Saturday. It offers repair treatments for mani-pedi first-timers and — in punny PR material — speaks of...

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