D.C. Clips Bar's Tuesday Night 'Buzz Cuts' People have been gathering at a bar in the nation's capital to take advantage of a Tuesday night promotion: get a haircut, along with a shot of whiskey, for $12. Then the promotion ended — not because the haircuts were bad, but because city officials cracked down. They say the bar didn't have a permit — for haircuts.
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D.C. Clips Bar's Tuesday Night 'Buzz Cuts'

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D.C. Clips Bar's Tuesday Night 'Buzz Cuts'

D.C. Clips Bar's Tuesday Night 'Buzz Cuts'

D.C. Clips Bar's Tuesday Night 'Buzz Cuts'

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People have been gathering at a bar in the nation's capital to take advantage of a Tuesday night promotion: Get a haircut, along with a shot of whiskey, for $12.

Since last year, patrons were able to come to the bar for a "buzz cut." Then the promotion ended — not because the haircuts were bad, but because city officials cracked down. They say the bar didn't have a permit.

The bar's beauticians were licensed, but apparently — in D.C. — bars, or any establishment, need permits to serve up haircuts on their premises.