The story of B'Dazzled Diva Boutique begins with a vision—Maricela Alaniz’s vision, to be exact. The business’s founder and CEO—dubbed Marcie by her friends—dreamt of a shop where women of all ages, races, and social statuses could find elegant adornments that would make them feel like stars. Thus, B'Dazzled Diva Boutique was born, and Marcie continues to uphold her dream by stocking her shop with upscale jewelry and accessories to suit all manner of tastes.
Within the shop, guests peruse collections of both trendy and timeless jewelry culled from designers including Alzerina Gomes and Simone Wang. Along with donning a glittering assortment of earrings, bracelets, and rings, customers can activate paparazzi homing beacons by nabbing necklaces that have appeared on hit reality-TV shows.
As patrons pace and bounce on their heels, testing improved relationships with terra firma, the staff at Shoe Fitters Inc. inspects the foot anatomy and pressure points of each visitor using an Aetrex scanner. The revealing data enables them to recommend specific shoes and brands. In order to put this information to the best possible use, the crew undergoes continual training on new products and methods for addressing basic foot issues, such as rare dimensions and the phobia of closed-toe styles common among Greek gods. After listening to each patron's stylistic needs, staff members navigate wood and brushed-aluminum accents, glass shelves, and microsuede fitting chairs to pair feet with their requisite pavement pounders. Shoes from brands such as New Balance, Sperry, Clarks, Merrell, Ecco, and Born encase feet in a spectrum of styles for causal or formal events, athletics, and full-time jobs stomping sandcastles.
JumpStreet is an indoor trampoline park where taut floors and angled walls made of springy trampoline surfaces beckon children and adults to bounce back and forth or try aerodynamic flips and gravity-defying leaps. The arena is structured like a skateboard park, though bouncers don?t need any equipment to hop across the wall-to-wall planes or climb up, slide down, or spring off the tilted trampoline walls. Guests can hop on over to the springy dodgeball courts, where safe, competitive play is enhanced with ample bouncing, and arcades and batting cages offer engaging activities for those who need to rest their feet. Scattered across JumpStreet?s various locations are an assortment of other safe, kinetic activities, including a bull ride, a multicolored maze, and a foam pit.
While its mediums are many, the goal of Ceramics-N-More is singular: to tap into visitors' artistic potential. Here, you can paint pottery or get the hang of wheel-thrown forms during classes that utilize motorized pottery wheels. Even kids can get into the action by adorning ceramic pieces with handprints and footprints, or joining friends for an art-fueled party. The center also offers glass-fusing classes, which teach participants how to create colorful works of art from glass and the one magical power all humans take for granted: fire.
Cobblestone Shoe Hospital's expert menders have repaired men's and women's shoes and boots since 1906. Old, comfortable footwear gains renewed life at the shop with replaced heels and soles, saving patrons from outfitting old pumps with cardboard-box bottoms. Additionally, the cobblers skillfully repair luggage, handbags, belts, and briefcases with services ranging from zipper replacement to full dyeing and reconditioning.
IronWaves is a unique blend of a working artist’s studio, design studio and retail art gallery.
Owner/Artist: Mark Ansier works with individual clients, architects and designers to envision & produce custom art from steel, copper & stainless in full view... "This artist has a healthy disregard for the impossible!"