At Ciao Bella Hair Studio, talented stylists welcome clients into relaxed environs, setting heads at ease as advanced cutting techniques stylize locks. With today’s deal stylist Jamie (Lepeirs) Knoer trims tresses to jettison split ends, add bounce, and help hair fit more neatly into bobsledding helmets. A conditioning treatment smoothes and strengthens strands, nourishing filaments to a silken shine. After head threads have been replenished with nutrients, Knoer sculpts a style that reflects each guest’s personality or pays homage to a favorite game-show host.
A-1 Expert Tailoring’s resident tailors employ 18 years of experience and expert needle-wielding skills to help fashionistas achieve comfortably stylish wardrobes. The expert garmentsmiths can turn off-the-rack pants into professionally tailored leg sleeves fit for a king, queen, or chili-cookoff champion with a standard hem ($10), cuff ($15), or waist adjustment ($20). Freshly bedecked clientele can expect to draw envious eyes as they pass by in a sharp-looking suit or jacket, which A-1 can take in for a custom fit ($25), outfit with custom-tailored sleeves ($20), or dip in gold and buff to a blinding sheen to signal to orbiting cosmonauts.
International Ballroom & Latin Dance's experienced instructor, Craig Hanlin, imparts students of all skill levels with graceful rug-cutting know-how and international standard dance techniques. Each month of classes incorporates lessons in ballroom and Latin American styles and trains students in 10 varieties of toe twinkling, including the waltz, cha-cha, quickstep, tango, and the fox trot—a dance first popularized by the rock group Kiss. Participants can attend a Wednesday (6:30 p.m.–7:30 p.m.) or Friday (6:30 p.m.–7:30 p.m.) night class each week over the course of one month, enabling them to boost their overall dancing prowess in time for weddings, presidential galas, or toddler break-dancing competitions.
Starting with the purchase of its first rental property in the heart of the Hertel Avenue district, Buffalo City Living has grown to manage dwellings spread throughout the city. The company’s property-management division oversees dwellings of 1–100 units and dispenses technicians daily to handle lawn maintenance, snow removal, or carpet cleaning. For property owners living out of town or inside a complex network of underground tunnels, Buffalo City Living can tackle all the tasks related to your investment, so you can concentrate on big-picture items such as future profit forecasts and appreciating property values.
Spotless techs arrive with truck-mounted steam cleaners designed to deeply cleanse and minimize drying times. Team members apply biodegradable solutions to revitalize carpet, area rugs, and upholstery and keep the indoor environment safe for kids, pets, and breathing-contest competitors. When they aren't scouring carpets, Spotless' specialists purify air ducts and perform power washing. They also clean commercial properties and dwellings affected by floods, fires, and mold. And though technicians are unable to move electronics, fish tanks, or that one box you must never open, they kindly move most furniture on the day of service.