When workaday stressors leave their bodies feeling like lifeless lumps of clay, clients often retreat to The Kneading Oasis. There, tucked away from the bustle of the faraway streets, licensed massage therapists stand ready to reshape minds and bodies with the restorative, detoxifying power of their four massage modalities. Stress-busting Swedish and deep-pressure massage help boost circulation and break down scar tissue in overworked muscles for more relaxed, comfortable backs, and sports and orthopedic massages address chronic pain or ease the soreness and tight ligaments associated with athletic activity. Regular massage can speed recovery from injury, strengthen torsos against future strain, and encourage wings to uncoil from behind the shoulder blades.
At more than 1,000 Mattress Firm locations around the country, shoppers sink into plush mattresses, recline on firm beds, and belly-flop onto pillow tops. Knowledgeable staffers can help customers create an ideal bedtime environment by dispensing advice based on sleep preferences and illuminating the difference between the many kinds of mattresses. And to the delight of their customers, much of Mattress Firm's bedding wears the label of a premium brand, such as Sealy, Serta, Simmons Beautyrest, or Stearns & Foster.
Using flowers as their medium, 150 Sunset’s landscape architects transformed the company’s grounds into a stunning work of art. Flower beds and alfresco lounges double as a show room, exemplifying the company’s landscaping and outdoor-kitchen-construction services. The grounds also flaunt 150 Sunset’s range of flowers, shrubs, and garden art.
Throughout the year, events, weddings, or upscale comic-book conventions convene against this elegant, peaceful backdrop. Inside the adjoining event center, party planners create tableaus to suit any taste. Gilded blue napkins peek out of fine-crystal goblets, elaborate place settings provide forks aplenty, and satin tablecloths depict ornate, three-dimensional roses. Minimalists may opt for black-and-white décor, modern furniture, and neon-lit paper light fixtures.
Pizazz prettifies parties with a sweeping selection of party accessories for a cornucopia of different celebrations. Sift through scores of stationary from top-notch designers—including Crane and Bazzill Papers—for the perfect wedding or birthday invite and stop training seagulls to deliver announcements on ketchup-inscribed french fries. Peruse boutique shelves for gift ideas galore to help honor paisley-loving moms-to-be with Vera Bradley bags, accessories, and stationery ($12–$125) or congratulate stylish newlyweds with custom Trollbeads jewelry ($25–$488).
A+ Auto Mart ensures that vehicles of all breeds stay healthy and roadworthy with routine maintenance and focused troubleshooting services. Technicians protect drivers from the hot breath of the dog days ahead with a comprehensive air-conditioning system inspection and recharge. After inspecting the compressor, A+ replaces the dregs running through auto arteries with fresh refrigerant, then checks the system to make sure none of the precious, icy lifeblood leaks away or is siphoned off by disoriented polar bears.