A distributor of children's playground and sports equipment, Recreations Outlet has been fortifying playtime with safely constructed fun fixtures since 1990. The outlet houses an expansive show room brandishing apparatuses that parents can purchase and install at home, such as monkey towers, and fenced-in Springfree trampolines that keep kids in and competitive kangaroos out. In addition to its regular shopping hours, Recreations Outlet invites little ones to come test out the fun factor of its wares during open-play sessions or hosted birthday parties.
Dubois Book Store's merchandise-packed shelves invoke college spirit, forming aisles of classic apparel and accessories. Students, parents, and brilliant 6-year-olds that have already made their university choice can cover themselves with student pride by sporting a logo-emblazoned T (adults $14.95+). Bearcat fanatics can adorn their décolletage with the good-luck charm of a C-Paw necklace ($9.95), and Miami grads can stay warm in a vintage-style hoodie ($39.95, $41.95 for XXL) while fending off taunting Bearcats in the Ohio wilds. Stuffed mascot teddy bears ($9.95+ Miami, $12.95+ Cincinnati) grant backpack owners on-the-go cuddling, and a slew of in-store knick-knacks and souvenirs such as the Miami “Heart” shot glass ($6.95) reminds forgetful alums of glory years spent building physics experiments out of glassware.
The experienced massage therapists at Oxford Medical Health and Wellness Center unbundle tightly wound bodies with custom massages that combine a variety of techniques. Drawing from an optional consultation, therapists target deep-seated body aches and muscle groups in the shape of bull’s eyes with a blend of deep-tissue, trigger-point, and relaxation massage tailored to individual needs. Wellness wizards service each client with a strict adherence to a no-wait policy, allowing pained patients to arrive at appointments and immediately undergo a treatment to calm body, mind, and wristwatch alarms.
In order to feel productive during sleepless nights, Jamie of Custom Sweets by Jamie baked and decorated sugar cookies, followed by cakes, followed by even more cakes. She soon found that she wasn't the only one hooked on her baking, and she opened Custom Sweets. Today, the bakery churns out custom cakes, cupcakes, cookies, and cake pops. She even dabbles in savory eats, creating lunches of white chicken chili, chicken salad on pretzel bread, and biscuits coated in homemade gravy.