Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Permanently Closed.

Byline: Lloyd Jojola Journal Staff Writer

Customers of the Flamingo Beauty Salon in Albuquerque are sad the shop is shutting after 40-plus years

For longtime customers of the Flamingo Beauty Salon, it's hair today, gone tomorrow.

After more than 40 years in operation, the Albuquerque landmark a blend of beauty parlor and social club that created loyal friends is closing for good this afternoon.

It will leave sad faces on the permed heads of clients who have been frequenting the salon for decades.

"I've been coming to this shop since about 1964," Geneva Anderson said Friday while sitting with her curler-covered head under a dryer. "I'm very sad to see her close. …

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