For nearly 50 years, the fine folks at Greiner's have clothed men and women from head to toe in classic, quality pieces. Ladies can complement new tops ($40–$80) with fresh pairs of high-end jeans ($155–$175) stitched together by the nimble fingers at Joe's Jeans and Paige Premium Denim. Tommy Bahama dresses offer playful femininity to torsos while leaving legs free to frolic across the keys of an oversized piano ($80–$150). Greiner's also features men’s brands including Southern Tide, Jack Victor, and Austin Reed. Gents can keep toes toasty with a stylish pair of clodhoppers by Allen Edmonds, Cole Haan, or Johnston & Murphy ($125–$250), cover up out-of-season tattoos with a knit shirt ($69.50–$89.50), or turn the heads of style-obsessed squirrels with a classic suit or sports coat ($250–$650). A helpful staff is on hand to help shoppers piece together fabulous looks for tree-house picnics.
The neutral-toned walls of The Cherished Bride’s 1,000-square-foot ballroom, located in a manor built in 1890 that has since been converted into a multifunctional wedding facility, serve as a blank canvas ready to be swathed in custom décor for special events. The facility’s retail space boasts bridal gowns and tuxedos, as well as formal wear for quinceañeras, proms, and blind dates with Mr. Peanut. The Cherished Bride also hosts its own events, collecting vendors for bridal shows or loosening limbs in weekly yoga classes.
The vision experts at Optical Express tend to eyes with comprehensive exams before outfitting them with contact lenses or fashionable frames. During an exam, devoted optometrist Paul E. Anderson assesses overall eye health and asks peepers to sing the alphabet song before calibrating a prescription. Then, a contact lens fitting ensures that lenses slip into eyes with comfortable ease, and two boxes of Acuvue Advance Plus contact lenses keep the world in sharp focus. Or patrons can peruse a selection of frames to outfit their single vision or bifocal lenses.
Top Gear Bicycles' owners don't dabble in banalities. Their mission is simple: "We love cycling, and we want you to love cycling." This passion shines through to the staff, which has more than 40 years of cycling skill, and the top-notch service department where techs can tackle everything from minor adjustments and complete overhauls to disabling a bike's Transformer option. Shiny new cycles from Rocky Mountain and Marin line the aisles beside helmets, apparel, and accessories from the likes of Industry Nine and Giordana, and Top Gear Bicycles provides free pickup and delivery within the Ocala area.
Technicians wield scrolls of premium tints and Custom Tint’s three decades of expertise as they deflect heat and sunbeams from windowpanes. Armed with standard, high-performance, and ceramic tints from Global Window Films, staffers trim the UV-blocking film to fit individual windows in cars as well as homes and offices, preventing heat from rendering interiors uncomfortable or sunlight from fading treasured Bayeux Tapestries. Custom Tint bolsters its work with limited and lifetime warranties with national coverage.