Papillon Moving?s staff and networked movers have the experience, materials, and machinery to move objects and boxes large and small. Customers moving into a new home can enlist movers to pack their belongings in protective wrap, load boxes and furniture onto trucks, and place the cargo in their new building or flying plane house. Antiques and pianos pose no problem for the moving staff, nor do glass keepsakes or computer systems. The team schedules moves seven days a week, and are available for both daytime and evening moves. And with a call to one of their partnered auto shipping companies, they can have clients? automobiles transported both short and long distances, saving owners hours of listening to their minivan?s favorite audio book, a recording of its owner's manual.
Back when Service Max Cleaning & Restoration was founded in 1984, the company's clientele included high-profile hotels and celebrities. They've since expanded, and today they send their cleaning crews into the homes of everyday citizens to clean carpets and furniture, to remove contaminants from air ducts, and to restore damage caused by flooding, fires, or temperamental cacti. Their other services include tile and grout cleaning, mold removal, and stone polishing.
The family behind Discount Miami Movers has been toting belongings throughout Miami-Dade and South Florida since 1949. While their trained techs gingerly pack and haul boxes, manager Bryan Elparin draws on the experience he gained as a sales agent with Toyota. His education spans everything from business and finance to Dale Carnegie leadership training. Now he takes care of the business-side of things while his movers tend customers' valuables. In addition to packing and moving services, Discount Miami Movers also helps military families move and makes sure pianos get to their destinations without falling on any cartoon ducks.
Central Comfort Air Conditioning installs and services AC units and maintains ductwork to keep air fresh and AC systems efficient. All of their licensed specialists undergo thorough, up-to-date training before tuning up or repairing air conditioners. Their air-duct cleaning reduces mold, mildew, dust, and other impurities from homes’ circulated air. Twenty-four-hour service allows Central Comfort’s technicians to respond swiftly to emergency calls about Junior—or Senior—finger-painting in the duct again.
The electronics experts at Electric Avenue help guests find the perfect piece of technology, ranging from professional studio lighting equipment to foolproof point-and-shoot cameras. They also stock their shelves with computers, phones, and home-theater gear, as well as gadgets to spruce up cars and audio equipment for DJs. The staff also offer in-store photography lessons, electronics repairs, and free camera cleanings.
The first ever Bricktoberfest launches an annual celebration of live music and craft beer in the Brickell neighborhood. From afternoon until night, 10th Street reverberates with tunes from live bands, and fills with vendors serving food from local restaurants and pouring more than 75 craft beers. For an hour before the event, VIP visitors gather for an advance tasting of the festival's beers—which include brews from Shipyard, Magners, Cigar City, Due South, and Stella. At the end of the evening, a party at Fado Irish Pub keeps attendees grooving with DJ-provided beats and beer competitions, such as a race to see who can drink their beer the most carefully and responsibly.