The characters in Barbara Fox's original shows literally spring to life off the page, just in time to be murdered. Whether held as a public performance or commissioned for a private show, Mystery On The Menu productions challenge audience members to take a hands-on approach to solving the crime. And they should take an interest in the investigation?after all, they might be the culprit and not even know it. Attendees will be given lines to read, and must take on the responsibility of piecing together clues, interrogating fellow party members, and polygraph-testing the tablecloth themselves. Each interactive play ends with the apprehension of an unsuspecting guest, who remains unaware of their character's murderous truth until the fictional cuffs latch.
Inspired by the surfers and psychedelic rockers of California in the ’80s, brothers Custo and David Dalmau launched Custo Barcelona, a fashion label known for its fun, colorful tops and graphic prints. Their bold color combinations and even bolder patterns stamp everything from low-neck T-shirts and summer dresses to short jackets and jersey sweaters. The label’s popularity has allowed the brothers to expand from their native Spain and open stores across the world and even space.
Drummer Paradise's instructors would never reduce their art to mere banging. Far from it—the team champions drumming's benefits, from exercising cardio muscles to the mental demands of staying on beat. Of course, the main emphasis of lessons at Drummer Paradise is learning the instrument itself, a process that begins with honing skills such as reading music, as well as focusing on developing musical skills in child students. To enrich their rhythmic techniques, child and adult students alike can supplement their sessions with exercises from Drummer Paradise's library of 100-plus instructional books and DVDs. Once they've mastered the skins, pupils can even enter the Drummer Paradise studio to lay down a beat of their own.
Big Wheel USA doesn't kid around when it comes to bikes. Its storefront showcases more than 300, each from top brands such as CamelBak and Crankbrothers. Far from limited to adult-sized bikes, Big Wheel USA stocks plenty other wheeled rides, including Trikkes, exercise bikes, and skateboards.
Don't fret if nothing in the store strikes your fancy—Big Wheel's certified mechanics can customize your very own bike, complete with as many training wheels as it takes to make you feel safe. The technicians also conduct bike fittings and repair malfunctioning parts. Big Wheel also sells plenty of bike-related shoes and apparel, and keeps patrons abreast of the latest local rides and events.
The team at Bal Harbor Bouari Clinic helps clients reshape their silhouettes, whether that's through contouring treatments or weight-loss plans. The contouring treatments, also known as nonsurgical lifts, use radio frequency to encourage collagen production in the face and body, firming and toning skin. Weight-loss plans integrate many techniques, including nutrient-rich diet plans, an aloe-based detoxifying supplement, and regimens with low-impact exercises such as walking, yoga, and swimming. The staff can work with primary-care physicians, creating healthy weight-loss goals for clients who contend with type 2 diabetes and high blood pressure.
Squalo Divers, a PADI Five Star Dive Center, works in tandem with top industry brands such as Aqualung, Mares, and GoPro to outfit divers so they can explore underwater ecosystems. Equipment such as tanks, depth gauges and buoyancy-control devices prepares landlubbers for underwater travel without tricking a whale into swallowing them. Alternatively, the shop’s maintenance services can whip older gear into working order before each aqueous adventure.
Taught by certified instructors, Squalo Divers' courses run the gamut of scuba instruction, ranging from basic open-water certification to emergency-responder techniques. Courses incorporate cutting-edge training materials—including dependable gear and online study aids—and are taught in English or Spanish. The scuba center also offers trips to explore local waterways renowned for their extensive array of marine life.