May 23, 2015

Who Said That?

Florida's quote of the day

| 2/12/2013

"If they ask me, I tell them the truth. But if others out there believe it, who am I to contradict them?"

-- Thomas Escobar

The Escobar Barber Shop is more than a place to get a shave and a haircut.

For decades, it’s been a place to hear stories and see the occasional celebrity.

Comedian Leopoldo Fernández “Tres Patines” has been here. So has legendary boxer Roberto “Mano de Piedra’’ Durán and former Senator Mel Martínez.

And now, the shop at 803 SW Fifth Ave. in Little Havana, can add Miami Heat superstar LeBron James to the list.

Escobar’s was the backdrop for LeBron’s day-in-the-life commercial for the Samsung Galaxy Note II.

Read more at the Miami Herald.

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