After watching his father work in the glass industry for more than 30 years, Troy Mason followed in his footsteps by opening his own full-service glass shop in 1991. Not content with simply fixing cracks, Troy also developed an in-house technician-training program that allies itself with the standards set by the National Glass Association. Two of its graduates were honored as half of the top four installers in the United States, earning the esteem of their peers and a gold medal made from old hood ornaments at the United States Auto Glass Olympics.
When they aren't competing for glass and glory, technicians replace windshields with parts and products purchased directly from the manufacturers, and back their work with lifetime warranties. Techna Glass also offers a lifetime rock-chip-repair membership, which entitles owners to unlimited repairs of damage caused by errant stones. When they aren't competing for glass and glory, technicians replace windshields with parts and products purchased directly from the manufacturers, and back their work with lifetime warranties. Techna Glass also offers a lifetime rock-chip-repair membership, which entitles owners to unlimited repairs of damage caused by errant stones.
Emanating from Pizza Natali’s kitchen, the aroma of freshly assembled pizzas baking in the oven revs up the appetites of guests awaiting bites of spicy tomato sauce, creamy cheese, and crispy crust. Five sizes of pizza fill to the brim with 28 available toppings, including traditional pepperoni, italian sausage, and mushrooms, as well as more off-the-wall selections such as gyro meat and steak. Diners can also sink their teeth into a specialty pie, such as the mediterranean pizza with garlic sauce, red onions, artichoke hearts, black olives, roasted red peppers, and feta cheese. Succulent pastas, such as baked ziti and stuffed shells, compete against a variety of hoagies and calzones for the title of “Least Offensive to Eat with Your Hands.”
An all-black interior and quartet of skull art may send chills down spines, but it’s all smiles for those settling in the styling chair of Karla Smith. The talented stylist uses her eye for color to warm complexions with sunny highlights or a flattering hue. And as a perm specialist, Karla has the ability to quickly transform strands into bouncy curls.
Dubbed the ?Nail Goddess,? Brandi covers tips in vibrant pinks and reds and glitter galore. Her stash of long-lasting gel polish protects against chips and scratches. Brandi also paints 3-D nail-art designs such as polka dots, swirls, and silhouettes of the entire family.
Le Rouge Day Spa refreshes and relaxes stress-laden bodies with tension-evaporating massages. During the 40-minute aromatherapy massage, a therapist kneads away stress, stroking skin until muscles are as relaxed as clairvoyant poker players. Essential-oil-infused massage lotions ease muscle-pampering strokes, nourishing skin while pleasing scents lull frazzled minds into states of blissful relaxation. Massages take place in a charming spa space, with yellow walls, elegant art, and lit candles casting a soft glow and distracting belligerent mothmen.
Simone, the florist behind Angel’s Petals, has been arranging blooms for 23 years. She draws on that experience to create lush, sweet-smelling bouquets for special occasions such as anniversaries or birthdays. Patrons can also order plant arrangements that incorporate bamboo and other greenery.