And not only can you get your clothes looking sharp for that debutante ball or wake, but this is also the perfect opportunity to clean your comforters, tablecloths, coats, and other fabric items you wouldn't think to clean but are slowly collecting stains, smudges and residual toxins from when you walk past normal dry cleaning storefronts. You can even use the Groupon to get alterations done - they'll hem those pants and fix your jacket zippers - or have Clevergreen wash and fold your regular laundy. Check out all their services here. Should you choose to redeem the Groupon on their signature dry cleaning service, you'll be getting a lot for your money. For example, with today's Groupon, a man could get a suit, a sweater, 2 pairs of pants, a jacket, and a tie dry cleaned; a woman could dry clean 2 blouses, 2 skirts, and 2 dresses. See their complete price list here. Keep in mind this is a same day service, so if you're playing rugby and you get grass stains on your wedding gown the day before you really need it, Clevergreen is there for you - in 3 convenient locations:
Revolutions Cleanings approaches home hygiene with environmentally friendly cleaning products enhanced by germ-killing components. For green cleaning services, technicians start with a solution free of ammonia or petroleum and then add bleach to eradicate dirt and allergens. They also specialize in cleaning windows without leaving behind streaks or abstract finger paintings.
A home office can be a lonely, uninspiring, or even distracting setting for entrepreneurs, freelancers, or people who work remotely. Commoncove, a coworking community for standalone professionals, offers an alternative to the cramped kitchen nook or noisy coffee shop. Created by just such a group of entrepreneurs, the space has all the amenities of an office—printers, fax machines, WiFi, conference rooms, private phone booths for changing into a superhero costume—without the nosy boss or competitive cubemate. Instead, there are comfy chairs in sunny workspaces, desks for standing and sitting, and hanging chairs beside the water. The location is close to a waterfront marina, Starbucks, local microbrewery, and ZipCar access for convenient breaks or afterwork activities. Different levels of membership ensure coworkers only pay for as many days as they need.
Crate Escape owes its existence to a 10-year-old jack russell terrier named Ernestine Hastings. Ernestine's owners, Bradley and Stephanie, loved their pooch so much that they decided to spread this affection to other dogs by opening a spacious boarding and grooming facility. Pet owners can drop off their furry friends for daycare or overnight boarding services, letting pups gambol about in a 17,000-square-foot play space. Groomers tackle matted fur and tails caked in cake by scrubbing coats with hypoallergenic shampoo.
The technicians at Joe's Carpet Care have two methods or ridding carpets of dirt, dust, and allergens. For traditional steam-cleaning, they arrive with a powerful truck-mounted system that combines heated water and a blend of chemicals designed to destroy bacteria. The other method is a 100% organic procedure, which relies on natural enzymes found in fruits and vegetables to lift grime without impacting the air quality, which is ideal for households with kids, pets, or elderly residents. Regardless of which method they use, the cleaners follow a process that includes a pre-spray, agitation, and extraction to ensure that rugs emerge from the process clean and free of secret dust mite covens.
In addition to carpet cleaning, Joe's Carpet Care's staff can also freshen upholstery and banish pet odors left by the family musk ox. They also ease the process of swapping homes and businesses with move-in/out cleaning services.
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The future has arrived and it's gliding in at a comfortable 12.5 mph. Introducing the Segway, a brand new transportation device that was publicly released in 2002. Pretty soon streets, sidewalks, and sidewalk cafes will be blessed with the presence of these two-wheel wonders, forever altering human life. Picture this, you need a wide-brimmed western hat to wear to Cowboy Formal 2009: Git Yer Grind On, but your calves hurt from morning calisthenics. Hopeless? Not with a Segway.
The Segway will also revolutionize the sports world. Once football players adopt the Segway, their drastically less violent collisions will become completely unwatchable. The NBA will witness a renaissance of dunkless basketball, prompting Jud Buechler to come out of retirement and dominate the game for the next 27 years. Baseball will remain largely unchanged. Segway will even impact the medical community. Veterinary medicine will become so incredibly advanced that injured racehorses will be given a second chance to compete.
If this future sounds interesting, or the Segway sounds like something you want to become familiar with in case it turns evil in 2014, then read on to learn how Boston Gliders Segway Adventures will teach you how to use the transportation machine of the future.
Interested in doing last week's #1 Thing To Do in Boston and this week's #2 Thing To Do in Boston, according to TripAdvisor? Of course you are. Today's Groupon is a one-hour Boston Gliders Segway adventure through the city for only $30 (half off the $60 value). Boston Gliders, located at 36 Warren St. in Charlestown, is great for Bostonians looking to show off their city to out-of-towners or for long-time city dwellers in need of a fresh perspective. Boston Gliders operates approximately 8 to 10 adventures per day, with 4 to 6 people per group, so make sure to sign up to reserve a spot.
Here's a detailed breakdown of the adventure:
Leave from Faneuil Hall and head straight for the Waterfront. Spend 10-15 minutes soaking up the salty sea air and go toward Middle Park, over the Big Dig, and to the Bamboo Forest. China Town comes next, followed by the Theater District and Boston Commons. Spend some time at the Capitol Building before heading toward Beacon Hill and Washington Street (big shopping district). On your way back to Faneuil Hall, you'll stop by the Holocaust Museum. The end.
TripAdvisor reviewers are enamored with Boston Gliders, doling out a near-perfect 5.5 out of 6 owl eyes. Here's what they said:
- "We saw more in the couple hours on the gliders than we ever would have by just trying to see the city ourselves. Anyone visiting Boston should definitely make this part of their trip!" – MissAliBaba
- "My wife and I had a great time riding segways for the first time in Boston. The prep video can make you nervous, but the ride was fantastic. The machine becomes part of you in just a few minutes." – jwgrenning
- "We saw more in 2 hours than we have seen in the past 20 years! The only way to get around the city and see the sights – and have a blast in the process!" – griz317