We offer an extensive selection of beading, lampworking, and jewelry making supplies. Our thousands of beads run the gamut from semi-precious stones, to freshwater pearls, to wood, bone, glass, crystal, Bali silver, Thai sliver, African trade beads, ancient beads, modern beads, even beads by local beadmakers.
The staffers at Wet Mitten Surf Shop know their trade. Not only do they keep the shop stocked with an impressive array of boards—proffering standup paddleboards, surfboard, kiteboards, and longboards alike—they also lead lessons to get surfing rookies on their feet. During standup-paddleboarding or kiteboarding lessons, instructors introduce newcomers to Michigan’s surfing scene, or allow them to test the waters themselves with a board rental—the cost of which can be used toward the later purchase of a board.
Worth Repeating Kids' inventory of new and gently used children's clothing from brands such as Ralph Lauren, Baby Lulu, Abercrombie, and Gymboree adorns infants and toddlers with seasonal style. Doting dads or moms can dress miniature versions of themselves in Gap pants ($8–$11), Gymboree shirts ($5.99–$8.99), or a tiny business suit and three-inch-long wingtips. Alternatively, safely enclose playtime pastures with Pack 'n Play play spaces ($29.99+). To ensure its selection stays in-season and up-to-date, Worth Repeating Kids' consignment policy accepts seasonal items on a rotating basis and eschews any garments older than the average age of the Teletubbies viewing audience.
Come rain, snow, or sleet, the experts at Advanced Seasonal Innovations roll out a contemporary method to conquer the elements. Their Liquid Snow Shovel solution eradicates dangerous winter ice, and the eco-friendly Safe Seal fills in cracks in asphalt, protecting driveways from future weather damage. Whereas Control landscape fabric keeps weeds at bay, Thrive All-Natural Flower Booster does the opposite—it encourages blossoms to flourish.
At Your Plate or Mine, both seasoned glazers and greenhorn glammers turn unadorned pottery and glass fragments into one-of-a-kind masterpieces. Pottery prettifiers of all ages choose from more than 500 pieces of bisque ($4–$55), ranging from plates ($8–$12) and mugs ($8–$12) to figurines ($9–$12). With their blank slates in tow, guests pick out paints and, like the Beauty and the Beast animation team, bring the ceramics to life; if painter's block sets in, a friendly staff can offer tips and suggestions.
As he revealed in an article on MLive, Garry Von Myhr thinks about cell-phone repair so much that he talks about it in his sleep. Von Myhr opened Genius Phone Repair with partners Jordan Notenbaum and Steve Barnes. The startup has blossomed out of parent company Note Tech Industries—a cell-phone repair business that Notenbaum was running out of his basement—into a successful organization with four convenient storefronts.
The entrepreneurs' speedy and affordable services were praised in a feature on WZZM 13 News. They specialize in repairing iPhone, BlackBerry, and Android mobile devices, and they stand behind their work with a 90-day warranty. The crew also purchases broken or functional devices for cash, and can recommend phone accessories such as protective cases or pasta-making attachments.
As a nationally board-certified therapist and member of the American Medical Massage Association, C.M. Massage owner Chris MacPherson draws on a wealth of anatomical knowledge to relax his clients and bring their bodies back to states of natural well-being. Chris and his team of certified therapists—both male and female—tend to knotted muscles in private treatment rooms, properly draping bodies before administering a series of targeted therapeutic strokes. The therapists' nimble fingers apply techniques culled from modalities such as sports, relaxation, and prenatal to alleviate chronic conditions, such as insomnia and dull shoulder blades. They work seven days a week and, depending on their availability, can schedule appointments with as little as 30 minutes’ notice.