Since 1989, licensed acupuncturist Bill Clement of DFW Acupuncture Center has used holistic techniques to help his patients improve the connection between mind and body. Bill uses acupuncture and herbal medicine to treat ailments that range from chronic pain and migraines to digestive disorders and asthma. Prior to each service, Bill evaluates patients' health concerns within an initial consultation and measures their comfort with needles by discreetly popping a balloon. During acupuncture, Bill inserts hair-thin metal needles at points along the body’s 14 meridians, which are energy points that run the entire length of the body. Specific adjustments to the needles can circulate balanced energy throughout the body. Allergy sufferers should inquire about the outfit’s allergy-elimination service, which rids patients of a variety of symptoms through acupuncture, chiropractic treatments, and muscle-response testing, all without using medications or plotting pollen coups.
Dry Clean Super Center’s experts are as conscientious as they are timely. Technicians clean, starch, and press clothing at six different locations, customizing services to suit special requests, and offer same-day turnaround for dry-cleaned items brought in before 9 a.m. Beyond offering basic cleaning of delicate clothing items, comforters, curtains, and leather, on-staff tailors can also perform basic alterations, taking in too-big suits or stretching leg warmers into sweaters for pet snakes.
The professional teachers and staff at The Children’s Courtyard nurture minds and nourish spirits in tots ranging from 6 weeks to 13 years old. Armed with training they receive at The Children’s Courtyard’s unique master schools, they lead engaging programs in interactive classrooms, most of which brim with computers equipped with up to 50 learning programs. Class participants play games, sing songs, and interact with friends, which allows them to learn valuable skills in cognition, conflict resolution, and academic performance through activities geared toward their age group. Regular programs inspire little minds in half- and full-day increments, and summer camps take kids on field trips to see new animals at the zoo, sing a song at a recording studio, and muse over the complex metaphors for the role of capitalism in a local fairy-tale play.
Bistro Desserts lets its Latin inspiration show—mainly through the staff’s specialty flan. They churn out traditionally flavored flans, as well as recipes that taste like orange, pumpkin spice, or espresso. They even use flan as a nontraditional icing for their cakes. The hybrid desserts come in several flavors, including coconut flan atop a pineapple cake or chocolate cake with vanilla flan for a more classic combo.