At MP3 Interface, MECP-certified technicians revamp vehicles of all makes and models with electronic installations and detailing services. Remote-start and security systems from Viper and Avital lodge into dashboards, and seat heaters warm up upholstery easier than trips to a drive-thru microwave. The staff muffles backseat drivers by equipping rides with Kenwood stereos, speakers, subwoofers, and OEM integration for MP3 players. Technicians also care for auto aesthetics, with detailing techs ejecting seats to vacuum hard-to-reach spots and scouring vehicle shells with hand washes, clay bars, and products from Armor All and Rain-X. A comfortable waiting area stocked with complimentary WiFi and DirecTV keeps drivers distracted as they await their vehicle’s makeover.:
Stocking shelves with new and recycled duds since 1971, Ragstock fortifies wardrobes with a storefront brimming with new and recycled men's and women's clothing and accessories. In addition to mainstream garments, stores sling eclectic outfit accouterments such as neon suspenders ($9.99) and thick-rimmed spectacles ($4.99+) that allow shoppers to evoke the air of literature professors without blithely quoting Joyce.
A Minneapolis fixture since the glaciers receded and left early Minnesotans with the desire for a strong, strong drink, the 8,000-square-foot Broadway Avenue Merwin houses more liquid libations than Dionysus's former home, the Alpha Sigma Sigma fraternity house. Globetrot through German, Belgian, Irish, and domestic craft beers; $10 six packs of New Grist gluten-free beer are also available. Merwin adds elegance to candlelit evenings with a wine selection more diverse than the types of mold that grow on an old set of dentures. Harder stuff such as $10 1-liter bottles of Black Velvet whiskey and Clan McGreggor scotch ($14 for 1 liter) warms any chilly evening. With Bombay Sapphire gin ($26.99 for 1 liter), Casa Noble's two-year anejo tequila ($55 for 750 ml), and Grey Goose vodka ($34.99 for 1 liter), Merwin has 10 times the selection of even the swankest bar and usually fewer fistfights, so it’s an excellent alternative to a night on the town, especially since your bed will always drive you home safely.
Select Vintage applies customer-designed labels to bottles of delicious Californian, Minnesotan, Italian, and German wines to create thoughtful and elegant gifts. For a memorable birthday, wedding, or unbirthday present, you can outfit a bottle of merlot or chardonnay with a customized photo and a personal message. Notes of spicy apples and pears resonates throughout each sip of their California chardonnay, while ripe cherries, blackberries, and plum lend their California merlot fruitful overtones.
Dedicated to unlocking the healing power of certain audio frequencies, SOQI Chi Spa pairs soothing sounds—chirping birds, lapping waves—with complementary vibrations on a Sun Ancon Chi Machine table to rebalance spines and nervous systems, boost immunity and blood production, and awaken cells and internal organs. For an added dose of pain relief and healing, the far-infrared heat of two or three “hothouses” emulates the restorative feeling of sunshine, getting deeper under your skin than a backhanded compliment. The heat not only jump-starts detoxification and circulation, but also may help improve arthritis, allergies, and asthma.