Longtime X-Clusive barber Ricardo Benoit prepares a customer for a haircut. Photos: Sean Pressley

A Brooklyn Barbershop Reopens, and the Ghost of Covid-19 Remains

Crown Heights mainstay X-Clusive is back handing out fresh cuts — masked, gloved, and by appointment only

Buzz. Buzz. Door opening. Door closing. Feet shuffling. Buzz. Buzz.