In Great Balls of Yarn's four boutiques, knitters and crocheters of all experience levels browse more than 20,000 balls of yarn, including luxurious fibers from Trendsetter and Noro as well as hand-dyes from Prism and Malabrigo. Talented fiber artists guide knitters and crocheters as they transform vibrant fibers into wearable works of art during beginner through advanced classes. Project-specific sessions focus on creating table runners, borders for blankets, and baby booties to keep wee ones' feet warm and steps soundless during midnight refrigerator raids. Amid the shops' soft lighting, tapestries intermix with shelves of color-coded worsted and washable yarns alongside cashmeres and silks. Great Balls of Yarn also arms textile technicians with needles, notions, and books full of inspiration and yarn-charming incantations.
Cherry Moon Farms's online catalog boasts hundreds of sweets, fresh-fruit assortments, and gourmet gift baskets for virtually any holiday, event, or gift occasion. Hand-dipped strawberries fly from its digital shelves dipped in white, milk, or dark dips drizzled or rolled in a variety of toppings. Its selection of Mrs. Fields cookie tins and baskets supply milk-dunking ammunition and its handmade cake pops delight eyes and tongues simultaneously with moist, flavorful bites adorned with detailed designs such as lavender butterflies and zoo animals. The treats purveyor also presents its monthly fruit-club members with organic eats, berries, and other specialized goodies delivered each month via satellite-guided catapult. In addition to edibles, Cherry Moon Farm arranges a selection of spa baskets for at-home relaxation.
A red awning shelters a showcase of fresh, simple Italian treats assembled to entice Town Center mall shoppers. As baristas brew Segafredo coffee beans and artfully prepare cappuccinos and americanos, patrons scan the menu of prosciutto and fresh-mozzarella paninis, soups, and salads. After lunch, cannolis and other classic Italian pastries provide a sweet treat, as does the caf??s housemade gelato.
Along with its regular bistro service, Cafe Gelato & Panini accommodates groups with customized catering packages, which can prevent the loud thunder of rumbling stomachs from ruining a birthday party or a screening of a 1950s filmstrip entitled The Digestive System.
The afternoon sun slices through Lucx Boutique's wide windows, illuminating the feminine details on beaded dresses and statement heels modeled by discerning manikins. Inside, the shop bustles as ladies of all ages skim through the racks of sophisticated, classic threads. Many of the shoppers learned about the store thanks to enthusiastic praise from local press, such as Boca Raton and Simply the Best, and chic Magic 8 balls. They’re rewarded for stopping in with seasonal cocktail dresses, evening gowns, and everyday jeans and tees stitched by New York and LA designers such as Jovani, Yoyo Yeung, alice + olivia, and Betsy Moss.
Bfit Wear’s online emporium of stylish fitness gear readies women of all ages for workouts with activewear from labels such as Ion, Booty Wrap, T-Party, and Bfit’s own line of apparel. Like the high-speed treadmill runways of Milan and Paris, Bfit Wear fuses high fashion and fitness, clothing women and girls in breathable, comfy threads of yoga and Pilates wear. Cozy capris and yoga pants from brands such as Sugarlips and Hard Tail form-fit to legs during feathered-peacock or couch-potato poses. Eco-friendly garments from Ivee gird forms in snug stitches made from renewable bamboo, and an ample selection of accessories fully equips customers for exercise.
Inside Learning Express Toys, children of all ages can find a host of entertaining and educational toys designed by brands such as Lego and Scientific Explorer. Seven days a week, staff members share their enthusiastic attitudes as they help children and parents peruse dolls and accessories, brain-stimulating word games, or science kits that fuel interactive learning. The store frequently holds special events for festive occasions, such as Father's Day and Lego Day, hosting such costumed characters as Santa Claus and welcoming royal delegates from the King of Legoland.