With thousands of frame and mat samples, The Great Frame Up can satisfy any and all framing fantasies. The expert framespeople can make diplomas radiate (most diplomas can be framed for around $100), personalized jerseys glisten (most for under $300), and dorm-room movie posters sparkle (many 24x36 pieces are under $100). The design wizards can also find a home for any prized possession, such as shoebox photos, baby booties, ticket stubs, medals, and really good pot roasts. The Great Frame Up’s no-hassle guarantee and assurance that all work is done on-site means your frameables won't be subject to mistreatment at underground commercial framing facilities.
At first glance, Keagan's Irish Pub and Finn McCool's don't seem so different. Both are thoroughly Irish establishments, serving traditional dishes of shepherd's pie, bangers 'n' mash, and fish ?n? chips in dining rooms adorned with dark woods and stonework accents. Both also feature regular karaoke nights and live-music acts that regale patrons with songs so catchy they're under investigation by the CDC. But Finn McCool's stands out from its sister restaurant in one important aspect?its seafood bar, replete with broiled oysters and clams, steamed shrimp and snow crab, and saut?ed mussels that arrive to tables solo or in hefty combination platters.
"Never, never, never give up," is the driving mantra for David Oreck, who flew combat missions with the US Army Air Forces in World War II and returned home to build a business empire from scratch. He set out to design a machine to lighten hotel employees' load, making a lightweight vacuum cleaner as opposed to the traditional bulky, burdensome commercial cleaners. Naturally, the domestic market began clamoring for his high-powered yet easy-to-handle devices, and soon Oreck vacuums could be found in homes throughout the country.
Today, the company continues its tradition of innovation, simplifying household tasks with Steam-Glide mops for hard floors, HEPA-filter upright vacuums, and stain-killing cleaning products. Oreck's commitment to clean sends it headlong into the future, with high-tech air filters that react to their environment with automatic sensory controls, filtering odors, allergens, and curse words.
With a police escort by his side, Dan Seachord strode across the Hampton University campus clutching the commission of a lifetime in his arms: a stately photograph of the Emancipation Oak, mounted and framed by Dan himself as the university's gift to the president of the United States. Whether designing fancy frames for diplomats or simpler ones for citizens, Dan and Carrie Seachord at The Great Frame Up customize frames for all manner of art, including pre-purchased pieces and images selected from the store's miniature gallery. Display cases and other enclosures capture a range of personal effects, from ticket stubs to three-dimensional keepsakes such as footballs and World's Best Mug mugs. The Great Frame Up also sends members of its design team on in-home and commercial consultations to ensure décor coordinates within offices and living spaces.
Although it now has more than 430 locations in 28 countries, Hooters wasn’t always welcomed by the public. In fact, when it opened in October 1983 in Clearwater, Florida, the founders of the restaurant were “quickly detained for impersonating restaurateurs,” according to the company's website. But the restaurant was able to prove it was more than just a pretty face—that it was serious about serving tasty American food and frosty brews—and its popularity exploded in the decades to follow.
Amid its beach-themed vibe and flat-screen TVs, Hooters still fuels appetites with original chicken wings, burgers, sandwiches, and fresh salads. Of course, nobody carries those casual eats and icy pitchers better than the Hooters girls. To complement their friendly smiles, their uniforms harken back to the ones the original waitresses wore in 1983: orange hot shorts and white tank tops with the emblematic owl on the front—though that owl has lost its Lionel Richie perm.
Rocks Blow Dry Bar is a salon with no scissors. Hair clippings have never graced its floors, and its sinks have never touched a drop of hair color. That's because Rocks Blow Dry Bar specializes in one simple, yet essential service: the blow dry. Whether they're there to freshen up for a night on the town or simply bask in the massage-like relaxation of a professional shampoo, visitors to Rocks Blow Dry Bar walk in with languishing locks and emerge in less than an hour with a shiny, tossable style customized to their tastes, whether it's voluminous and curly, stick straight, or a theoretical quantum state between the two. Beyond a standard wash and dry, stylists can add deep-conditioning treatments and soothing scalp massages, and even deck out clients with formal updos and makeup applications for upscale events.