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From Barber & Beauty Shop to Restaurant

In Midtown by Caitlin L. Horton0 Comments

One of Memphis’ favorite restaurants and brunch locations, The Beauty Shop, was once known as Atkins Beauty and Barbershop. Atkins served both men and women in his establishment, complete with a shoe shine station and everything. From what we’ve been told, it was THE place to go in Cooper-Young.   The main barber and hair stylist continued on even after …

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Robin Tucker & The Beauty Shop

In Midtown by Caitlin L. Horton0 Comments

I had the lucky opportunity to sit down for a few minutes with Robin Tucker a couple weeks ago to chat about none other than the Beauty Shop. Her aunt did Priscilla Presley’s hair back when it was called Atkins Barber Shop and Beauty Salon… and lo’ and behold she ended up returning to her roots, so to speak, and …