In their 20 years of industry experience, IT Service Center's technicians grew familiar with a wide range of electronics, and their accompanying problems. They know when a PC is sick with malware or in need of new hardware. They can repair a television just as easily as the monitor to Mac. They also solve less tangible problems than those found within hard drives or crossed wires; they create and host websites, build and install closed-circuit television systems, and even custom-build computers so they can handle the latest games or come to life so that they can finally be your best friend.
In 1990, the owners of Summerfield Farm set aside part of their grounds and turned it into a zoo. Since then, they have introduced countless visitors to some 200- plus animals: monkeys, camels, zebras, and mountain lions, just to name a few. While Summerfield offers a unique, intimate viewing experience to guests across its 17-acre facility, the staff also showcases up-close interactions during animal encounter presentations. Summerfield Zoo also has a petting zoo, and visitors can ride ponies and feed baby goats with bottles.
Taylor Street Pizza dishes out succulent Italian-American fare in a family-friendly sports-bar atmosphere. Gather friends to watch a football game or an emotional rerun of the Airwolf finale while noshing on a bouquet of crusty breadsticks or a platter of spicy or barbecue chicken wings. A large handmade pizza arrives doused in Taylor Street's signature tomato sauce and festooned with two toppings, including options such as canadian bacon, anchovies, eggplant, and giardiniera. Sips of fizzy, refreshing soda clear palates and extinguish spicy mouth fires. Diners can indulge in their delicious bounty in a Taylor Street Pizza dining room, carry their meals home, or request for it to be delivered to the inflatable ballpit of their choosing.
Like most 6-year olds, Jack O'Neil enjoyed playing with toys; unlike a typical 6-year-old, though, he played with his toys in the hospital. Jack was gearing up for corrective limb-lengthening surgery, a process that affected him long after his successful recovery. Once he was healthy, Jack wanted to make sure other hospital-bound kids had toys to play with. Jack began holding charitable lemonade stands, using the proceeds to buy toys. Over time, his pastime morphed into his current charity, Little Hands Make A Big Difference. Powered by fundraisers such as an annual 5K, the kid-run organization delivers Build-A-Bears and other toys to sick tots, fueling their play and filling their imaginations with geometric shapes. For more information, see the organization’s blog.
Clean Choice Inc.'s sanitation savants spray, sweep, and scrub homes to squeaky cleanliness. The licensed, insured, and bonded company will dispatch a two-person team of professional cleaners to any house within a 20-mile radius of its home base in Loves Park. From bathrooms to kitchens and all the tile and cupboards in between, these grime assassins methodically eliminate dust bunnies and any other dirty burdens occupying your domicile. In the bathroom, they tackle bathtub rings, grout spots, and even the forgotten tile behind the toilet. Kitchens enjoy a spa-like cleanse, including a sink scrub, countertop cleaning, and wipe down on top of the refrigerator, eliminating restless dust mite colonies before they declare independence and demand an embassy.
Volcano Falls Adventure Park's unlimited pass gives merriment-seekers a temporarily infinite supply of go-carting, laser tag, and miniature golf. The Lazer Zone allows young ones to grab light-shooting blasters and set out against their peers in futuristic battles or reenact the numerous laser skirmishes of Genghis Khan. A slick, bridge-laden go-cart track affords rubber-burners a six-minute spin around its lanes, and a kiddie track lets tykes join in on the zippy fun. Volcano Falls boasts two waterfall-flanked mini golf courses, including the 18-hole Palm course, which transplants putt-putt players to a tropical island setting surrounded by faux flora and fauna, as well as numerous marooned Tom Hanks wax figures.