The professional photographers at Target Portrait Studios capture paramount moments in premier lighting with high-tech digital cameras and a choice of vivid background images. After clients discuss pose preferences with their portraitist, subjects take the stage for approximately 10 minutes of flashing bulbs, bright smiles, and focused lenses. Clients are welcome to bring props and shadow puppets from home, and after choosing a background, they can further customize each image with one of the studio's props, if desired.
The frame-builders at Repartee Gallery have encased pictures, posters, and keepsakes for wall display since 1978. Clients tote in portraits, lucky baseballs, or a child's first parking ticket before sifting through the gallery's extensive selection of frames, glass, and matting options. An expert art-housing architect will assign cost to the project, with prices generally starting at $50, and go to work forming the framing elements neatly around the chosen object. The final product renders a cherished heirloom ready for placement on a wall or mantel, and, like the unwavering fealty of a wookiee sidekick, comes backed by a lifetime guarantee.
Scoreboard carries popular athletic brands for men and women such as Nike, Puma, A6, Canterbury, and Harrow, along with any gear you need to collectively punish a variety of entertainment-providing orbs and ellipsoids. Specialty footwear such as Adidas F50 soccer cleats ($179.99) or Mizuno Wave Rally women's volleyball shoes ($57.59) help you build your game from the sole up, but don't forget to buy a full-grain leather volleyball ($42.99), since it's hard to return a shoe serve. If you've already got a collection of accoutrements, buy a portable containment system such as an Adidas duffel bag ($35.99), or finish your Bjorn Borg look with a headband ($4.99).
The staffers at Top Gear Bicycle Shop are competitive road cyclists. They're also cross-country racers. They're also triathletes. So naturally, they stock gear that they can vouch for themselves. Sidi bicycle shoes include adjustable cleats, Velcro straps, and micro-adjust buckles to optimize riding performance. And the shop carries bikes from MBC and Trek, the company that signed cycling legend Lance Armstrong in 1997. Top Gear's certified technicians repair road and mountain bikes alike. They also perform comprehensive tune-ups and even hand build new wheels tailored to the client's riding style, with custom spoke diameters and lacing patterns designed to safely hold a baseball card.
Bountiful Dentistry aims to keep smiles in tiptop shape. Drs. Aaron Stobbe and Hans Smith helm the practice and treat patients in semiprivate dental stations that face oversized windows for a bright and cheery environment. The duo's services include whitening teeth, crafting porcelain veneers, and straightening smiles using Invisalign clear retainers.
ITS Insulation's knowledgeable technicians help homeowners guard against wintry drafts and high energy bills with quick, expert installation of leak-sealing attic insulation. Armed with blow-in insulators and a detailed knowledge of rebates and refunds offered by local utility companies, insulation specialists inspect attics and walls, often insulating qualifying homes at little or no cost.