Casual Marketplace caters to the furnishing-fixated with distinctive pieces suitable for a medley of styles and tastes. A sizable selection of tableware ($3–$29) brings elegance to everyday dinners and a sense of danger to indoor frisbee-golf tournaments, and silk flowers ($15–$199) add lasting beauty to the vases that hold them. Those looking to add light to rooms without subletting the sun may invest in a lamp ($29–$349), available in shapes chic, sleek, and rounded. Backyard accouterments such as outdoor rugs ($129–$499) and pillows ($39–$149) add colors and textures to nature's grassy breakfast nooks.
With a camera and focused lighting, Kyle McMahon of Elyk Studios Photography crystallizes momentous occasions. Kyle’s portraiture services cover everyone from expectant mothers and newborns to graduating seniors and engaged couples. He works with clients to achieve their desired look, whether in photographs or video. For outdoor shoots at important sporting events or favorite highway underpasses, Kyle positions his tripod and calibrates his camera to capture the natural interplay of light and shadow. In addition to traditional photography services, Elyk Studios Photography provides silly booth rentals.
Neither Henry nor Carol Huffman, the founders of Cheese Chalet, had any idea that their future careers would be in gourmet dairy products when they first married. Henry was teaching Spanish at the University of Delaware when their local cheese shop closed down in 1976. Though the two began joking about opening their own shop, jokes soon turned to discussion, discussion turned to planning, planning turned to knock-knock jokes, and within a few months, the pair officially opened their first shop. Today, with Henry and Carol still at the helm, their staff of seven seasoned employees prepares fresh deli-style takeout meals and catering trays as they maintain the store’s stock of bulk and prepackaged cheeses from around the world.
With 22 years of experience as a head coach and a lifetime .660 winning percentage, Dennis Erickson hopes to guide the Sun Devils to a Pac-12 championship after a promising 6–2 season start. Starting quarterback Brock Osweiler leads the team, using his quick reflexes and towering 6'8" frame to bamboozle defensive lines and snatch distracting birds out of the air. The Sun Devils will take on California, hoping to hold on to their position atop the Pac-12 South Division standings and dazzling the struggling Golden Bears with feats of gridiron prowess. Providing an ideal setting for epic contests of athleticism, Sun Devil Stadium is nestled between two buttes that provide a dramatic backdrop to games and enviable viewing opportunities for tailgating coyotes.
Iron Orchid Photography specializes in on-location portraits of kids, weddings, and families. Elegant moments come to life in snapshots set against backgrounds filled with nature and sunlight, capturing the essences and relationships of individuals or families. Every photography package—be it for a wedding, event, or portrait shoot—includes retouching and an online gallery. Ongoing updates and examples of the studio's work can be found on their blog.
The highly educated clinicians at The Peacemaker Center use their faith as true north when guiding clients to happier lives. Their counseling services cater to a wide array of issues, from those affecting the individual to ones eating away at families. And some zero in on more specific problems, such as eating disorders or drug and alcohol addictions.
Even as it celebrates its 100th anniversary in 2014, the family-owned Colton's Cleaners still trades on the customer service and eager-to-please attitude that it did when it was just an upstart. Across that span of time, the cleaners have handled sartorial staining issues in every era, from wine stains on war-rationed nylons to ketchup stains on Zubaz pants. Their services also extend to tailoring and alterations, and customers who join the company's route service enjoy free pick up and delivery of clothing items, each labelled in a clothing bag with the name and special instructions.