A UPS-authorized shipping outlet, GB Marketing Shipping Packaging and More Store's friendly mail masters equip patrons with high-quality packing supplies, boxes, and worldwide shipping services. Highly organized staff members prep parcels for domestic and international voyages by snuggling them into a cozy box ($1.60+–$6.40+) with a romance novel for the long journey. Plump sheets of bubble wrap ($0.89/4'x1' section) and cushiony packing peanuts ($1.50+) help protect particularly fragile items. Sealed packages ship via UPS ground, 3-day select, 2-day air, next-day air, international delivery, or mule. Shipping prices vary based on destination, box size, and weight, though on average customers can send 15-pound packages to New York ($15.62), California ($27.49), and Texas ($17.05), or 15 pounds of icicles to Florida ($20.46).
A bride and two of her bridesmaids strike Charlie’s Angels poses, their guns replaced with bouquets, in one image from Justin Hill’s portfolio of artful wedding shots. In another, a child tries on a floor length wedding dress, looking disappointed as its skirt polls on the parquet floor; in a third, a couple’s hands interlace next to Scrabble tiles that spell out “forever.” A proponent of candid shots, Hill nevertheless stylizes his photos with funky locations and unique composition, having a couple pose atop rustic railroad ties, honing in on their locked hands, or cropping out their faces to appease invisible relatives. To ensure smooth shoots, Hill keeps his cell phone with him at all times to answer any questions the couple may have.
If states had state liquids, Michigan's would be water?it's home to the Great Lakes, 36,000 miles of rivers and streams, and 11,000 inland lakes. Michigan Blue Magazine provides a perfect guide to life by all this water, focusing on lakefront homes, watersports, and environmental issues, such as what to do when your lake goes into hibernation. And that's just one of Gemini Publications' many publications, all of which cover a different facet of modern life in Michigan. Grand Rapids Magazine for instance, focuses on everything from fine dining to style in its namesake city, whereas Grand Rapids Business Journal boasts informative columns, profiles of local business people, a business calendar of events, and more.
Merging fashion with crystal-clear vision, PerSpectacles’ staffers invite the nearsighted, farsighted, and those with 20/20 vision into their office, as they have done since 1993. And though the shop has changed locations a few times since its original opening, the staff’s dedication to personal service remains. Appointments begin with a thorough examination, during which one of the facility’s two doctors test for colorblindness, optic atrophy, glaucoma, and cataracts. From there, the doc prescribes lenses, if necessary, and clients can pick out stylish frames from a booming selection that includes brands by Christian Dior, Roberto Cavalli, and Mr. Peanut.
Great Lakes Video Services offers complete archiving, transfer, duplication, and production services to both consumers and corporations. In business for over 22 years, our company strives to offer excellent service at an affordable price. Visa, MasterCard, Check, Cash and Discover accepted. Open M-F, 8am to 5pm.
Born in Grand Rapids in 1971, Frames Unlimited has grown across the states by providing personal, creative, and punctual framing services for its aesthetically aspiring customers. The store’s expert resident framers can hang a rectangle around anything from photos to prints to paintings using premium metals; colorful, complementary mats; museum-quality glass; and repurposed tree parts. Though rates for frames range as widely as their focal-pointed subject matter, an average 8.5”x11” complete wood frame starts at around $25, and a standard 11”x14” complete metal frame is available for as low as $48. Whether you're looking to display a favorite old image or encase a family portrait before the kids grow up and forget how to use a photograph, Frames Unlimited has both the materials and the expert, expedient care required.