The staff members at Sylvan Learning's numerous centers understand that each child learns differently. Therefore, they don’t try to implement a uniform tutoring system; instead, they design custom lesson programs based on the results of a skills assessment using diagnostic tools and one-on-one interviews.
Tutors work with students from pre-kindergarten through grade 12, illuminating topics ranging from basic reading and writing to remembering complex algebraic formulas without having them tattooed on your chest. Many of Sylvan’s instructors work in local schools, so they are intimately familiar with common curricula and understand how to gear lessons toward optimal results. Camps and after-school and summer classes can ready high-schoolers for the rigors of the ACT or the SAT, or they can help students to wow college-admissions officers with their superior essay-writing skills.
What began as a tailor shop more than a century ago evolved into Cleaning by Frederick’s, a chain of dry-cleaning outposts certified by the Department of Environmental Conservation for their environmentally conscious techniques. Cleaning by Frederick’s technicians employ decades of experience as they clean shirts, pants, and dresses, and gently remove stains embedded in delicate suedes, leathers, bridal gowns, and space suits. Most locations have a full-time tailor who can do alternations, and patrons can drop off their garments or arrange pickup and delivery service.
Coastal Cleaning administers dry-cleaning services with environmentally conscious processes, convenient drop-off options, and speedy turnaround times. Eco green methods result in muted environmental impacts and a spotless finish without odious chemical odors. Busy business types can have shirts laundered ($2.60) and pants dry-cleaned and pressed ($7.65) in one diurnal period with a 24-hour drop box, and musty winter coats can be revivified ($17.25). Erase mothball scents from archival wares with a sweater cleanse ($7.65 each) or a leather-jacket scouring ($52). For last-minute acceptances to a formal winter ball, two-piece suits ($17.25) can be cleaned and collected quickly with next- or same-day service depending on location (in by 10 a.m., ready by 4 p.m. at Branford; in by 3 p.m., ready next day by 4 p.m. at Madison).
E-Z Clean Laundromat's cadre of savvy textile technicians ousts filth from fabrics and expunges gunk from cherished threads with a multitude of laundry services, including wash, dry, and fold; tailoring; and dry cleaning. Purify pants or magically change the shade of a dingy shirt with wash and dry services ($0.90/lb.). E-Z Clean will return garments washed and folded to customer specifications, including elegant and intricate denim cranes and polyester airplanes. Free pickup and delivery services are also offered to aid customers in their nonwavering staring contests with hampers.
The staff at Crystal Hanger Cleaners has served its community for 22 years. It's no wonder, then, that staff members put so much care into everything they do: from tailoring to wash-and-fold laundry service to preserving precious garments like wedding dresses and ruby slippers.