Recently featured on the popular ABC television show Extreme Makeover: Home Edition, Noonshine Window Cleaning Service employs an army of creative squeegee assassins that have perfected the domestic art of window cleaning and other home maintenance services. With the secret Noonshine window-cleaning solution holstered, workers treat panes to a 10-step process that makes for streak-free glass imbued with magical rain-resistant properties. The company ethos insists upon respect for customers and their property. Standard Noonshine courtesies include confirmation phone calls the day before an appointment, punctual arrival, and tips on avoiding awkward eye contact with sparrows that often nest on second-story sills so they can steal WiFi.
Despite the daunting zoning-permit hurdles and giant helicopter fees, the folks at Chartroose Caboose have managed to relocate a chunk of Philadelphia real estate to Kansas City with their delightfully authentic cheesesteakery. Each Chartroose Philly boasts 6 ounces of lean beef flavored in the restaurant’s exclusive mixture of spices. If that’s a little too much red meat for you, Chartroose is happy to retrofit your cheesesteak with chicken, turkey, ham, or even salmon. These sandwiches come with a Rocky-style training montage as each cheesesteak is grilled fresh to order with onion, mushrooms, and peppers sizzled up right before your eyes, nose, and impatient mouth.
For more than 100 years, United Parcel Service's recognizable brown trucks have been showing up on doorsteps in a timely fashion. Founded in 1907 as a messenger company, UPS has grown into a multibillion-dollar corporation by enabling commerce to travel the globe. Now the world's largest package-delivery company and a recognized name in specialized transportation and logistics services, UPS's legions manage the flow of goods, funds, and grandmas' cookies in more than 200 countries. The UPS Store's obliging staff and reputation for reliable package conveyance attracts all types of packers, shippers, and printers. Packers regularly stop in for masking-tape rolls and other do-it-yourself supplies. Alternatively, senders can enlist the skillful packing of the store's staffers, who will deftly seal boxes and cushion contents with bubble wrap or styrofoam peanut-butter sandwiches. In addition to packaging services and supplies, UPS Stores proffer printing services for large-quantity flyer makers and mailbox rentals for lazy messenger pigeons. Each independently owned location abides by the company's rigorous cargo standards and solemn Pack & Ship Promise.
Owner and professional waxing technician Nichole Hines makes every effort to guarantee a quiet, soothing experiences for her clients. Her private, discrete waxing salon is a child-free zone, which ensures that the environment remains peaceful and that the hard and soft waxes remain free of LEGO pieces.
Hair should be about a quarter-inch long at the time of treatment, which is usually accomplished by avoiding shaving for 1–2 weeks prior. Learn more about preparing for waxing services here.
A swarm of sock-footed kids climb up inflatable steps to reach the top of a rainbow-colored slide, sliding down in an orderly fashion before bouncing off and running back for another go. At Jumping Jax, children can safely expend energy with abandon, playing in air-filled structures that cushion them when they fall or work together to stage a production of the Icarus myth. The play arena sports a multitude of attractions including a bounce house with a Twister-board floor and two low-hanging ziplines.