The wireless wizards and service providers at AT&T Authorized Retailers equip phones with a wealth of accessories. An iGo green universal wall charger ($49.99) powers up virtually any phone at home (with corresponding cables, sold separately), and doubles as a battery backup to provide power when wall outlets run dry. Screen-protector two-packs for the Impulse 4G andd Xperia Play keep displays smudge and glare free ($15 each). Alternatively, an AGF leather-inlayed rubber case grants Samsung Galaxy S II's the protection of an iron gauntlet ensconced in a stylish velvet glove, and the Body Glove soft-shell case for Impulse 4G phones offers a smooth gel surface that stows easily without attracting pocket lint or belly-button lint masquerading as pocket lint ($30 each). Throw a party to celebrate newly acquired phone accessories with entertainment provided by an iHome mini-stereo speaker system, featuring two amplified speakers and vacuum bass expansion with a protective carrying case ($49.99).
The Pink Boa at Bon Bon's hooks up the hip and happening with a wide array of gifts and accessories, from the ironically tacky to the retro-cool. The staff's super-friendly fashionistas will help you defibrillate your flat-lining look with jewelry from brands such as Classic Hardware and Art by Amy ($5–$185). Otherwise, test the capacity of a handbag from Big Buddha or Marc Chantal ($30–$90) by stuffing it with hand-painted wine glasses ($21–$27.50) in preparation for an impromptu wine tasting or game of "Which glass has the iocane poison?" The Pink Boa also carries a wide array of greeting cards and novelty tees that display your puckish wit without the hassle of constantly writing status updates on your forehead. The Pink Boa's book selections, likewise, range from cooking to self-help. Gifting a commuting couple with a sassily titled cookbook and The Long-Distance Relationship Guide, for example, might inspire them to cook romantic three-course meals during long train rides using aluminum foil and the bathroom air blower.
Not everyone has the same fitness goals. One person might want to lose a substantial amount of weight, whereas another might want to build muscle. At Supplement World, a locally owned and operated company, knowledgeable staffers help customers find products suited to their individual goals. Sports nutrition supplements, weight-loss supplements, and prohormones are just a few of the products designed to improve internal health and external appearances.
At its home in The Collective, section37 situates stylish men and women amid an evolving Who’s Who of contemporary brands. Voguish foragers sift through designer T-shirts in the store’s well-lit, streamlined racks, trying on tops from Kid Dangerous, Penguin, Ben Sherman, and Howe.
The expert tailors at Alterations By Sarah take great care in changing the way clothing fits to reflect the metamorphosis of each client. Weight-related alterations are a specialty, so whether clients have recently lost inches of waist from a bout of avian pants flu or gained a few pounds, Sarah will return their tweaked, trimmed, and torqued threads to body-complementing shape. Alterations such as back-to-school tailoring or vintage clothing fitting are personally guaranteed by the master cloth transmogrifier herself, and each location offers dry-cleaning services to keep vestments looking sharp.
Hole In One Lawn Care & Landscape unclogs gutters and elutriates besmirched windows from the perils of gunky build-up. Hole In One’s grime grabbers arrive at homes to purge gutters that hoard leaf bundles, roof mud, and errant passes to Jerry Rice ($75–$100).