Shortly before 8:00 a.m., he descends from the spacious lobby of the Radisson Deauville Resort, at 67th Street and Collins Avenue, to the underground network of shops that now principally serves as an access route to the hotel's pool area. Reaching the door of his barbershop, the one he has operated since the hotel opened in 1957, he still marvels at the competitive advantage provided, in theory, by his location, only steps from the elevator and directly in front of the winding staircase leading down from the lobby. All day long guests go up and down those stairs -- the hotel does a good business -- but few of them ever step inside his shop. Five, maybe six customers on an average day. Still, Leslie Prince, the Barber of Deauville, shows up for work every Monday through Saturday. After 45 years, what... More >>>