Viaduct Gardens’ greenhouse brims with thriving flora for yards and homes. The garden center carries plants that range from annuals and perennials to fruits and roses. It also stocks plant-related accessories, including hanging baskets, tiered planters, and “plant heads”—planters that resemble people heads.
Customers at Orange Leaf?s brightly colored storefronts build their own customized desserts, starting with a smorgasbord of thick, creamy frozen yogurt flavors. The low-fat and fat-free varieties lend an air of indulgence to the largely guilt-free dessert, ranging from red velvet to chocolate cheesecake to key-lime pie. Likewise, the topping bars feature fresh slices of kiwi and banana; sweet spoonfuls of gummy bears, graham crackers, and Oreos; or slender bride-and-groom figurines perfect for topping a cup of wedding-cake-flavored frozen yogurt. Orange Leaf also offers catering for private events such as weddings and birthday parties.
Papio Bowl features synthetic lanes and new electronic scoring systems designed to make the game as seamless and enjoyable as possible. During open bowling, friends and family vie against one another in 10-frame games while taking breaks to chow down on pizza and burgers from the grill. On select nights, Papio Bowl also goes dark for cosmic bowling.
Bold shades of pink peek through Runway Boutique?s floor-to-ceiling windows, enticing passersby inside to peruse the store?s selection of fashionable apparel from top designers. The racks are filled with tops, dresses, and jeans from brands such as Big Star, Hudson Jeans, LA Idol, Havaianas, and Rock Revival, as well as seasonal accessories that can accompany a summer dress or a wintertime coat made of yak pelts. The store completely overhauls its inventory every season, allowing guests to stay up-to-date on the latest fashion trends.
The blue-flames of an acetylene torch heat the edges of bent copper tubing, as Adam Weiss molds copper hunks to cut metal sheets and twisted wire. The artist and educator shapes active images of a dragonfly perched on a weeping willow and slithering snakes, as well as seven-foot high images dueling praying mantises or a sandhill crane with outstretched wings. Drawing on travels to Germany, France, and the Netherlands, Adam also marries color to copper through his collection of patina paintings.