In the course of designing and building more than 30 homes, you tend to learn a few lessons. For Paul Lopa, the takeaway is simple: if you make the design and construction process as simple as possible, people will walk away happy. It's what earned his firm one of Angie's List's Super Service awards, and it's what turns clients from customers into spokespeople. Whether he's turning in hyperdetailed design plans, walking clients through a complicated renovation project, or helping turn a dream home into a liveable reality, he takes the hassle out of contracting and construction with the help of his team of handpicked experts.
Since its founding in 1960, Thriftway Pharmacy has been a reliable part of every community it has joined. That's because the store keeps its doors open 365 days per year, meaning it never closes for holidays. As a result, customers have constant access to Thriftway's dependable pharmacists. They also can browse the store's shelves for holiday decorations, toys, greeting cards, cell phone accessories, and last-minute gifts in a pinch.
Armed with micro-fiber cloths and professional products, Maid for NY keeps homes clean. Technicians harness powerful cleaning supplies that obliterate filth quickly while leaving a fresh scent. Teams dust, vacuum, and sweep apartments and homes, while also tackling domestic tasks such as party set-up, moving and unpacking, or grocery shopping.
The flickering fireplace in the dining room of Pepper Jack Grill casts a warm glow over the bilevel booths and pale-yellow walls adorned with local artwork. In the kitchen, chefs grill rib eye steaks alongside Angus beef and turkey-burger patties for patrons to customize with toppings from the burger bar such as apricot-chipotle barbecue sauce and handcut bacon. Pintsize chandeliers light the full half-moon-shape bar, where bartenders pour signature sangria, shakertinis, and goblets of black-cherry-bourbon sours. Live entertainment tickles the ears of diners while they watch sports games on flat-screen televisions or meander toward the outdoor patio lounge to shush overhead stars.
Sometimes a living-room couch just feels like it's in the wrong place, or a piece of art inexplicably doesn't go with a room. To help clients make the most of their spaces, the professionals at In Modern Interior Design streamline a room's design and add touches that define an area or make it a better fit for a homeowner's needs. When a project needs more work than just moving furniture around or swapping out decor, designers are able to recommend trusted crews to come in for remodeling work. As professionals in their field, they also get discounts from their suppliers, which they pass on to clients.
Aromas of buttermilk pancakes sizzling on the griddle float through the assortment of home decorations, candles, and food and wine accessories for sale inside The Hom Store. The shop's friendly staff aims to cultivate a home-away-from-home vibe, welcoming guests with everything from quirky cookbooks to fresh-made brunch served from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday–Sunday. The team also offers interior-design and organizational services to help customers renovate their lives and minimize stress.