Excel Window Cleaning & Home Services’ licensed and insured technicians relieve homeowners of the chore of scrubbing their own windowpanes, lofty two-story glass panes, and rooftop skylights. With the same professional tools they use on homes, cleaning crews also squeegee commercial windowpanes free of streaks and former business partners. Skills also extend to services such as clearing gutters of leaves and debris and scraping dirt and algae from rooftops with biodegradable products and a low-pressure washing system. They also harness that pressure-wash system to blast grime from building exteriors and outdoor patios and decks.
As the state's flagship news organization, the Star Tribune's steadfast coverage of local, national, and worldwide events predates the city’s fire department. Tracing its lineage all the way back to 1867, the newspaper easily displaced its contemporary competitors, signal fires and news-bearing sparrow hawks, establishing a tradition of trusted reporting. The newspaper enhances its regular chronicles of Twin Cities news with sections focused on specific geographic regions and suburbs while dutifully drawing national and global politics into perspective. Thoughtful editorials challenge inquiring minds or put news into context, and extensive lifestyle, entertainment, and sports sections keep readers abreast of the latest developments in leisure.
On Valentine's Day weekend, more than a dozen cities across the world band together to support the Children's Tumor Foundation during Cupid's Undie Run. Whether they live in sunny Australia or the chilly American Midwest, participants strip down to their underwear for an approximately 1.5-mile race, propelled toward the finish line by a charitable spirit and the fear that Cupid will reprimand non-runners with poison-ivy-tipped arrows. Runners have a chance to win MP3 players, free drinks, and romantic getaways, and 100% of funds raised benefit the Children's Tumor Foundation.
As its name suggests, Tan Envy Tanning Salon's main objective is to help pale bodies obtain the exact bronze shade they covet most. Numerous tiers of UV tanning beds from brands like Universe and Blue Moon allow bodies to build their tan gradually, while a VersaSpa automated spray-tanning booth sends alternating jets of pigmented mist and drying gusts to ensconce clients in a streak-free glow in fewer than 60 seconds. For those more worried about wrinkles than a waxen complexion, the salon also offers clients access to rejuvenating red-light therapy, a treatment that sends infrared rays deep into skin to enhance collagen production, diminish the appearance of fine lines and acne, or correct an imbalance of infragreen.
Voted the best tanning salon in the Lansing area by readers of Lansing City Pulse in 2011 and 2012, Tanzmania Tanning bestows glows in a variety of ways. Level I tanning bed sessions blend UVA and UVB light to build base color while Level II enlist elevated levels of UVA as well as increased power to deliver a bronzer look. High pressure tanning beds amp up 15,000 watts per side, whereas spray tans that offer clients a UV-free tanning alternative.