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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 "Mangelenos" and promises to put "the MAN back in manicure." Here, a macho sort who likes a buff can...

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