It was Philly’s feel-good story of the winter. 
Brennon Jones, a barber from Chester who moved to West Philadelphia, set out on a mission to provide free haircuts for the homeless in the city and beyond in January.
He received an onslaught of coverage after PhillyVoice interviewed him at work at the corner of 15th and Walnut streets one winter day, landed an appearance on the Rachael Ray Show, was the focus of a documentary and launched a multi-city tour.
Jones and his “Haircuts 4 the Homeless” mission also caught the eye of Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney, who saw him snipping and styling back in May and celebrated his kindness.
“I’m a huge fan of what you’re doing,” Kenney told him. “I’ve been watching, and I’m proud.”
But even the best of stories can face some adversity.
On July 17, Jones was told he couldn’t continue cutting hair near 15th Street and JFK Boulevard since …