Each of the guitar coaches at American Guitar Academy are certified in the school’s signature teaching method. Developed over 25 years, this house-honed instruction technique incorporates scientific research to help fingers learn to shred frets up to eight times faster than alternative methods. During private half-hour lessons, instructors guide budding rock stars aged 4 years and up through the basics of strumming chords and seamlessly stitching together riffs. These comprehensive lessons on classical, electric, or acoustic guitars are offered once a week with a live instructor or online and guarantee that students will be playing their favorite music within six months of training. Students may begin lessons without owning a guitar, but are encouraged to gain access to one quickly for mastering scales and the ability to solo with their teeth.
Factory Fireworks Outlet enhances night skies with thousands of colorful, spraying, exploding, and sparkling lights. Its options include everything from Unicorn Fountain fireworks to snappers and sparklers. Killer Bees, Ground Bloom Flowers, Jack in the Boxes, and much more fill out the shop's massive array of festive fireworks.
Acres of blueberries sprawl across the scenic landscape at Blondie's Blooms & Berries Nursery, where staffers or guests pick five different types of the deep-blue fruit. Customers can also purchase pints and flats of the berries at the Eugene farmers' market each Saturday. In addition to jewel-toned snacks, the nursery stocks a verdant selection of Japanese maples, hanging baskets, and fragrant perennials. FoxFarm organic sprays, fertilizers, and soil help nourish tiny seedlings, and burbling fountains and decorative garden art add a touch of zen to drab backyards and fallout shelters.
Oh Baby! impresses shoppers and critics alike with its selection of lacy bedroom attire and comfortable, attractive loungewear. Their selection of bras, teddies, and garters from brands such as Mimi Holliday, Andre Sarda, and Prima Donna add a flirty element to any romantic getaway. They also stock slips and camisoles from Cosabella, CLO, and Between the Sheets that swath wearers in comfort while maintaining an alluring look. It's their combination of racy and relaxed apparel that has earned the shop a myriad of awards, such as Best of the City by Portland Monthly magazine and Best Shop by Intima Trade Organization.
Inspired by the glamorous pinups of the 1940s and '50s, such as Bettie Page, The Foundation stocks alluring underthings in vintage styles. Lime-green walls highlight enticing displays of colorful panties, lacy bras, and corsets and bustiers from brands such as Empire Intimates. Sleek mannequin legs, bent in the seductive style favored by models and drum majors, show off sheer stockings, fishnet tights, and other hosiery. The Foundation also helps outfit burlesque performers with ensembles such as pettipants and ruffled panties and adorns ladies with outerwear such as voluminous sun hats and dainty necklaces.