Author: Jason Peek

Something needs to change in Washington

Well it’s over … but it’s also the beginning of The End. I watch and listen to my country rant and rave about the Presidential candidates and it makes me wonder if they still...

Getting tough on child abusers

I know this is a touchy subject but it is talked about in our shop a lot. Every time I turn on the idiot box, I see another child has been abducted or beaten...

Two thumbs up for festivals

I don’t know what to think; I am able to give a thumbs-up to two Arts & Design District festivals. The International Arts Festival was busy and so was the barber shop – we...

Somebody stand up

Most all talk in the shop this week was about politicians and how much we all think, or know, they are crooked, self-centered, selfish, uncaring ego maniacs who really are bigger crooks than Al...

Artomobillia … Awesome!

Yes, the roads closed early and yes, I lost business, but there were people everywhere having a blast. Good food, cool cars, atmosphere and a smell of happy and positive people onMain St. This...

Aflutter over Chik-fil-A

Editor, At the Main Street Barber Shop the whole Chik-fil-A thing has brought more jokes and conversation than I care to discuss, so I thought I’d bring in a different point of view. I’m...

Road closures hurt business

Well, it’s been a while (because Carmel has been pretty calm), but….I’m back! Currently, merchants are participating in “The Art of Wine” event, which does attract a lot of people to the district. But,...

Shop Talk: Let the warm weather roll

Being a barber, by the end of the day I’ve talked about the weather more than I care to, especially being a Hoosier. I also try to write interesting, shocking or informative articles to entertain or make...

Stopping traffic: School buses

The talk in the shop this week was about some traffic ideas in Carmel. I notice when I drive west on Main Street during the morning school rush, the traffic backs up through the...