With two locations, an accommodating staff of floral designers and artists, and more than 30 years in the business, Crafts & Stuff has carved out a respected place in the Palm Beach arts-and-crafts community. Art and craft supplies range from Prismacolor markers to jewelry-making kits, and share shelf space with an array of wedding accouterments. Nearlyweds can rent custom floral pieces and artists can bring in their glitter and macaroni masterpieces to be immortalized by custom framers who ply their trade on site.
There's no buyer's remorse at Treasures for Hope Charity Store, since the proceeds of each sale benefit the local foster-care community, Place of Hope. Customers can peruse gently used furniture, rugs, and art to find the perfect accent piece for their home, or sift through racks of clothing for men, women, kids, and bashful pets.
Certified personal trainer Jared Lopez and his team of instructors work to tone muscles and fire up metabolisms during their boot-camp program that incorporates plyometrics, kickboxing, functional strength training, and calisthenics to get healthy and safe results. The team now host fitness sessions at their new indoor and outdoor 7,000 square foot facility.They change up their routines on a daily basis to prevent clients and their muscles from becoming bored. To cultivate a supportive environment, the instructors motivate students without yelling at them. They further help to overhaul unhealthful habits by posting in-home workouts, recipes, and healthful eating tips on their website.
A miniature clay-racing track is the centerpiece of Basher’s RC Raceway, facilitating races for hobbyists, competitive drivers, and partygoers. The indoor facility’s simulated terrain allows racers to maintain command over their remote-control-operated mini vehicles to stay competitive regardless of inclement weather or impending asteroid impacts. The experts at Basher’s RC Raceway frequently host summer camps to teach young hobbyists the basics of RC-car handling, and they also rent out the facility for birthdays with organized races, food in private party rooms, and press conferences with the tiny drivers in each car.
The instructors at Body & Core Pilates Studio take their craft so seriously that they are constantly enlisting in training and seminars to advance their Pilates knowledge. This training informs the Pilates lessons they lead, whether they're devising a personal-training plan to tackle a client's unique fitness goals or overseeing a quartet of students as they work atop reformer machines. The studio has also added suspension training—which, like Pilates, strengthens and tones the core—to its class curriculum.