United Auto Service's mechanics are trained in all facets of automotive repair. They service foreign, domestic, and high-end vehicles with know-how and the latest
tools, including computer diagnostic equipment. They also perform preventative maintenance services such as specialized oil changes to keep cars on the road and off tow trucks, and administer Maryland state inspections and other necessary tests for cars hoping to practice law.
Any taxi can get you from point A to point B. But the Water Taxi makes it interesting in a way no land vehicle can, affording unique views of Birch State Park's natural landscapes and the bustling Fort Lauderdale Riverwalk along the way. The destinations tend to be equally scenic. As it travels throughout Fort Lauderdale and Hollywood, the Water Taxi makes 19 stops at places ranging from beautiful beaches to acclaimed restaurants.
Hitting them all is easy with hop-on, hop-off service, which makes it convenient for waterfront residents and visitors to get around. Riders can pick up tickets on board, online, or at several area hotels. In addition to the regular schedule, captains guide Water Taxi's vessels for private chartered voyages, such as moonlight cruises and scavenger hunts.
Making memories nearly every day of the year, the steady-handed tour guides and pilots of Miami Flight Seeing conduct aerial surveys over more than 80 miles of Key Biscayne, Biscayne Bay, and downtown Miami. While skimming over pristine beaches and emerald-colored waters, sky tourists spot manatees, dolphins, manta rays, and other volleyball enthusiasts below. The high-winged observation craft boasts panoramic windows with virtually no obstruction, affording a clear view of all of the highlights narrated by the pilot on educational ventures. And yet, captains also know when to show restraint in their narrations; namely during the company's romantic sunset tour, which has prompted many an enviable marriage proposal.
The meticulous technicians at Hollywood Shine treat every car like an A-lister by showering autos with heaps of attention and gentle hand washing and drying. Technicians apply sudsy water by hand and spray down paint jobs with shiny wax. They also condition leather, clean up carpets, and slough off old, emotionally clingy wax with a clay-bar treatment. Hollywood Shine can also take apart, clean, and restore headlights.
Bear Transmission’s ASE-certified mechanics revive shopworn engines with oil and transmission fluid changes. Each oil change outfits vehicles with pristine new filters that strain particulates and other contaminants from quarts of fresh standard oil, lubricating engines’ delicate parts to reduce wear, strain, and restless piston syndrome. During the transmission service, techs hone in on the hydraulic system, whose specialized transmission fluid helps regulate clutches, planetary gear sets, space telescopes, and other nuanced machinery. After mechanics remove and inspect transmission pans for metal shavings or other signs of damage, they select and insert new fluid according to manufacturers’ specifications and cars’ favorite flavors, leaving vehicles road-ready and purring.