Gerald Adams of Adams All Trades specializes in a little bit of everything. He can scrub down windows to a produce a clean shine, and usually provides this service to single- and multistory buildings and residences. A fully insured, full-service handyman, Gerald also performs a variety of other duties, including power-washing.
Committed to bringing exciting performances to the Treasure Valley area, Idaho Performing Arts scores a hit with its presentation of Imagine, a popular Beatles tribute band. The members of Imagine have rocked on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno and at the Sugar Bowl in New Orleans, and actually take on the personas of John, Paul, George, Ringo, and Alex, from their Liverpudlian accents to their fab footwear to their conflicted feelings about Yoko. Those who recall the frantic cries of “The mop tops are coming” during the early days of the British invasion will come together over songs including “Hey Jude,” “Help!,” and “Here Comes the Sun.”
Barrier Lawn & Pest, Inc., stands behind a robust customer-service promise, aiming to make lawn care as stress-free as possible. Instead of showing up unannounced, attentive staffers arrive on time to every appointment, keeping the lines of communication as clear as a crystal goblet filled with 7-Up by answering every phone call they receive. The licensed and insured technicians fertilize greenery and treat weeds, drawing upon extensive training to identify and obliterate invasive plants such as dandelions and thistles. The company only uses chemicals approved by state and national safety agencies, and its fertilizer and weed treatments require only 15 minutes to take root before homeowners can walk, crawl, or play duck-duck-goose on them.
Sullied carpets and their owners breathe a sigh of relief when they hear a Heaven's Best Carpet Cleaning truck pull into the driveway. Heaven’s Best CEO Cody Howard and his business partner founded the company in 1983 to provide the country with a faster-drying alternative to hot-water-extraction carpet cleaning. Technicians refresh dusty floor toupees with a special carpet-cleaning formula that breaks down and dislodges dirt before a powerful device sucks up the evidence, leaving carpets dry in as little as one hour. Their cleaning expertise also extends to hardwood floors, rugs, tile and grout, upholstery, leather, and albums with parental advisories.
At The Nampa Rollerdrome, kids and adults speed around a more than 60-year-old wood-floored skating rink flanked by a snack bar, party room, and ample hangout space. Birthday parties fill bellies with pizza in a private room boasting a wall illustration of Mickey Mouse, which mysteriously ages even as revelers remain eternally youthful. Roller-hockey leagues facilitate friendly competition among all age groups, and late-night Friday skate sessions keep in-line wheels in motion till midnight. Gamers can take a break from strenuous rinkmanship in the game room, stocked with air hockey, a crane game, and Ms. Pac-Man, in which players woo an ambitious bachelorette married to her ghost-swallowing career.