Founded in 1928, Carr Hardware stocks more than 50,000 items that can aid in everything from DIY home-construction projects and lawn maintenance to automotive and party supplies. Shake down low-life weeds for lunch money with Roundup Pump 'N Go Weed & Grass Killer ($16.99), or surround them with positive role models by purchasing the 3.75-pound container of EZ Seed, a life-affirming combination of mulch, seed, and fertilizer ($13.99). Black or tan stack chairs ergonomically assist in lemonade consumption ($18 each), and children can wield 24-inch lawn-and-leaf rakes ($6.99) and glow LED flashlights ($3.99–$6.99) during lawn-raking raves. The 18-inch bamboo grill brush cleans cooking grates with dazzling fortitude and is amply suited to futuristic application as a robot loofah ($6.99).
Pop melodies and melodious strains of music spill out onto shimmering waters during excursions on the Spirit of Philadelphia. The vocal harmonies don't come from performers on stage, but rather from a staff of musically trained waiters. During waterfront tours, waiters entertain passengers as they drift by scenic and historic sights. The year-round schedule encompasses daytime, sunset, and moonlight trips, as well as seasonal themed cruises. ####Entertainment Cruises Melodious strains of music spill out onto shimmering waters during excursions from Entertainment Cruises. The vocal harmonies don't come from performers on stage, but rather from a staff of musically trained waiters. During waterfront tours, waiters entertain passengers as they drift by scenic and historic sights. The year-round schedule encompasses daytime, sunset, and moonlight trips, as well as seasonal themed cruises.
For more than two decades, Hugo Fraga and his family have restored and fine-tuned the intricacies of customers' timepieces in Precision Time's convenient mall stores. In addition to replacing batteries and manicuring the hands of more than seven million watches, the millisecond specialists carry a full spectrum of watches and wristbands by designers including Swiss Military, Invicta, and Casio. A collection of Sottomarino timepieces ($39–$599) bestows wearers with craftsmanship infused with contemporary and traditional flair, and a collection of London Underground watches ($36) pairs classic and modern styling typical in across-the-pond fashion.
Crew members from First Choice Junk Removal pile up and haul away junk and debris from residential and commercial locations, recycling or donating the items according customers' wishes. From old furniture, appliances, and clothing to industrial waste and socks filled with pennies, the team can handle any kind of item to leave spaces cleaner and roomier. First Choice's more than 20 years of experience hauling away unwanteds has also earned its crews expertise in preparing homes for a sale and in working with clients' needs.
For more than a decade, the insured technicians at Sampaio Services Company have waged a war on the grime that accumulates on windows, roofs, and siding. They arm themselves with power washers and biodegradable cleaning products before launching their attack, rendering skylight panes transparent and evicting the mold that keeps shingles from ever getting a beautiful suntan. The experts’ attention to detail returns chandeliers to their sparkling glory, and their knack for organization helps tidy garages and attics after dusting and sweeping them. Customers can call the professionals for nearly any kind of cleaning project or trash removal.
For the 12th year in a row, the Boston Comedy Festival is pitting a diverse lineup of side splitters against each other for a $10,000 grand prize and the chance to coax giggles from top managers, agents and talent scouts. Laughter-packed preliminary rounds spotlight at least 10 comics who were carefully harvested from across the globe, either through an arduous audition process or pie fights with stern anti-humor magistrates. An assortment of comedic styles helps maintain a healthy concord of cackles, and special guest appearances during select rounds add celebrity fuel to an already roaring fire of revelry. Additionally, many past finalists and winners have landed on national television, granting festival audiences sneak peaks at budding jokesters before they become famous or sign lucrative contracts to perform in outer space.