Flip-flops are known for being casual, but Flip Flop World stocks flip-flops embellished with elegant, feminine touches. The store even carries white bridal flip-flops with sloping platform heels and rhinestone-studded straps. In addition to footwear, shoppers can find sassy T-shirts, notebooks, and glittering jewelry.
Mattress Direct culls a variety of mattresses in textures ranging from firm to plush from brands such as Tempur-Pedic and Serta. Serta's iComfort, for example, evenly distributes support across the body with microsupport gel capsules nestled in its memory foam; a specialized material prevents overheating and the resulting unpleasant lava-chase nightmares. Mattress Direct's stock of bed frames, bed linens, and pillows allow patrons to assemble complete bedroom sets in one trip, and an express delivery service prevents the hassle of renting a moving truck or outfitting each leg of a new bed with a rollerblade.
Coral Reef's instructors help fledgling divers to fall in love with scuba diving, guiding students as they master buoyancy-control skills and environmental awareness. The scuba teachers oversee divers as they advance from beginner to master scuba diver in small and private classes at their PADI five-star facility, where water shimmers in both indoor and outdoor pools. Additionally, instructors teach specialized skills such as cave diving, rescue diving, and how to become a certified scuba instructor. They also pull up their anchors to take regular diving trips to exciting, watery locals such as Panama City Beach and William Howard Taft's tub.
At Tacos and Beer, soft corn tortillas enfold 10 types of grilled and marinated meats in their warm embrace. Above the crunching of freshly fried tortilla chips and the scribbling of odes to guacamole, live music drifts from the brick-walled dining room out onto Tacos & Beer's patio until 2 a.m. Wednesday–Saturday. During these hours, both early risers and night owls can recalibrate their mental clocks' built-in roosters with breakfast options served all day.
Faces of Virtue’s chief cosmetic artist, D. Rouzan sculpts already beautiful faces into airbrushed masterpieces, specializing in facial canvases of all ethnicities. Every Faces of Virtue session begins with a consultation to determine the ideal style and shades for a night on the town or a high-powered business luncheon. Airbrush makeup creates a flawless effect that can last for hours and withstand even a hail storm-like barrage of compliments, and the included eyelash application lets every pair of peepers dim their own lights with a sultry overhead shade. A custom eyebrow shaping can help set stray brows on the right path, add sass to any look, or convey your coffee preferences in Morse code to astute baristas. Depending on the complexity of the application, each session lasts between 30 and 90 minutes.
It's easy to see how fresh the meat is at South Alabama Custom Meats, since owner Tony Brooks cuts them right when you order. Brooks and his son continue the company's 30-year legacy of providing both exotic cuts of meat and processing hunters' venison. They package meats in family-size packs fit for any number of people, including cuts of ribs, pork chops, and their house-smoked sausages.