The confectionists at Louie's Bakery craft every cookie, cannoli, and cake from scratch, letting patrons consume them at home or inside their airy eatery. In the shop, cheesecakes and other baked delights are shielded by glass display cases to protect them from impulsive taste buds that hope to kidnap them. The shop also produces customized wedding and specialty cakes, which add a personal touch to one-of-a-kind life milestones.
Like building a home, losing weight involves the interlocking of several pieces. The weight-loss architects at Physicians Weight Control build healthy physiques upon four pillars. Diet plans personalized to the client’s lifestyle control intake of nutrients and fat, fueling the clinic's aerobic-exercise plans. The last two pillars—appetite suppressants and vitamin supplements—combine to keep energy levels up and re-create the rush of swallowing a candy bar whole once the client starts eating smaller meals.
The Run Diva, longtime running coach Alicia VanDerSluis, wants to get people off the couch. She believes that anyone can transform their sedentary lifestyle into an active one, and she aims to turn her trainees into enthusiastic, active joggers. In programs that can last as long as 12 weeks, the Army veteran takes a multifaceted approach to training new runners, offering tips and techniques and suggesting running gear. As runners improve, she offers them new challenges, encouraging them all the way. Before they know it, athletes will able to run for a full 30 minutes or even take part in a 5K race.
The licensed knot detanglers at Kneading Hands silence muscle spasms and heal ailing joints with skillful strokes and soothing pressure. Online scheduling allows potential clients to select their preferred appointment without having to navigate perplexing rotary phones. The 60-minute session begins with a trained massage therapist earnestly listening to your individual aches and pains to craft a personalized tension-releasing solution. Deep-tissue massage focuses on repairing debilitated muscles and connective tissue hiding beneath the surface to relieve stress and tension, while increasing flexibility and circulation. Professional draping techniques during every muscle-smoothing session offer maximum comfort while aesthetically tying decorative body themes.
The warm tones of jazz saxophones, the orchestrated quarrels between flutes and oboes, and the reanimated bellows of Elvis Presley can be heard resonating within the walls of the 1,200-seat Allentown Symphony Hall, which has housed the likes of Placido Domingo, Bing Crosby, and Sarah Bernhardt. The venue's schedule swells with symphonic and non-orchestral showings including performances by the Allentown Symphony Orchestra, Jim Brickman's 15th Anniversary Holiday Concert, California Raisins, Steve Lippia presenting "Simply Sinatra," and more.
Pure Sprouts Organic Delivery delivers fresh, organic produce and other edible morsels straight to customers' doors. The naturally grown goods—free from chemicals and pesticides—fill bellies while preserving the fecundity and fertility of local fields. Pure Sprouts also stocks local dairy, meat, and produce whenever possible in order to support nearby farmers and to avoid the hassle that comes with shipping food cross-country via energy-sapping teleportation. Satisfy cheese-craving chompers with artisan baby gouda made with milk from grass-fed cows ($6.49), or fruitify an afternoon with red-delicious apples ($.75), kiwis ($.79), or Kent mangoes ($2.29). Vegetables including broccoli ($5.89), cauliflower ($5.19), and pea shoots ($4.99) ensure a green diet in every sense of the word, and organic bulk carrots make a perfect choice for any bodybuilder pet rabbit ($7.58).