Covering oneself in mud, clambering up a jungle gym, and crawling through a tunnel is not how most people spend their Sunday mornings. But for competitors in the Merrell Down & Dirty Obstacle Race Presented by Subaru, it’s business as usual. During a three- or six-mile run, participants test their endurance and strength as they tackle more than 20 challenges in between sprints. These include leaping over marine hurdles, walking across balance beams, and clenching your teeth until tiny wings sprout from your ankles. Youngsters can join in on the fun, too—the Adventure Kids course pits ages 4–13 against child-sized obstacles and a mud pit. Following the race, winners in their division earn awards, then celebrate during a post-race after-party.
From intimate VIP dinners to pro-football events for thousands of people, the team behind Barcelona Event Planning has the experience to coordinate a successful gathering of any size. A division of marketing virtuosos Barcelona Enterprises, they can create lighting designs and special effects, custom chuppas, and floral centerpieces that make parties both personalized and glamorous, much like a red carpet woven out of the guest of honor’s hair. Their event expertise has fueled shindigs ranging from St. Patrick’s Day festivals and pirate festivals to charitable events that benefit animal shelters and children’s hospitals, including the Beverly Hills Wine Festival and the Indulge Los Angeles Chocolate Festival and Pastry Show.
With more than 25 years of experience, Box Brothers offers a panoply of packing supplies and accouterments along with brand-name and custom shipping services. Box Brothers stocks more than 100 different sizes of boxes, including standard 1.5-cubic-foot book- or record-carton boxes ($1.49 each, $1.29 each in a bundle of 25) and sweater-sheltering wardrobe boxes ($12.99, $11.99 each in a bundle of five). Box Brothers’ cardboard cowboys will help find the right receptacle for hand-woven wares, and they can also make or cut custom-size boxes for oddly shaped items such as spare harpoons and handcrafted kitchen sinks.
The Water Damage Expert freshens floors and fabrics with a variety of dirt-demolishing services. During a one- to two-hour carpet cleaning and spot removal, steam at temperatures of 190 degrees and above penetrates deep into a carpet's pile, forcing out dust, debris, and traumatic memories of being trampled by soccer cleats. A gentle shampoo soothes carpet locks before pinning pile into prom-worthy up-dos. Excess water is then sucked into a recovery tank to ensure a quick dry, which lets customers walk on carpets immediately after cleanings.
Serving Los Angeles, Orange and Ventura County since 1997! Skyline Contruction and Remodeling has always been dedicated to fulfilling our clients' dreams. As a general contractor, we will exceed your expectations for employing an integrated approach to every construction project.