A team of friendly gurus runs each club. Fitness buffs of all buffness levels feel welcome in the fun and accommodating atmosphere at Washington Sports Clubs. During your two weeks, you get access to all the professional equipment, group exercise classes, locker rooms, and facility amenities offered (some group exercise classes require a reservation). Different clubs have on-site features such as pools, Pilates and yoga, babysitting services for a tag-along papoose, electricity, and more. Search for the club that suits your checklist here.
White delivery vans scrawled with purple and teal lettering roll into driveways twice a week, hauling dirty clothes away and returning them clean and fresh. The magic happens at Four Seasons's Squirrel Hill headquarters, where a second-generation owner helms an array of dry and water-based cleaning services. He and his cleaning team inspect each piece to single out stains before subjecting them to a dry-cleaning machine with organic-based fluid and other eco-friendly techniques. During their specialty Execu-Shirt regimen, techs hand-scrub collars and cuffs, replace missing buttons, and quiz them on Fortune 500 companies before ironing and folding or hanging them. They also tailor ripped seams and sagging hemlines, store furs in a temperature-controlled vault, and preserve wedding gowns with a museum-style, acid-free protection process.
Brimming with jewelry and accessories made by the hands of local crafters, Shabby2Chic outfits wardrobes with a constantly shape-shifting collection of stylish hats, scarves, belts, and more. Draw attention away from misguided facial tattoos with a handmade necklace-and-earring combination ($22) or pay homage to spring with a vibrantly hued floral-themed broach ($14). A round, silvery ring wraps ring fingers in a constant embrace without skin harming materials such as nickel or lead ($8) and an energetically spangled purse shelters billfolds, makeup cases, and scale models of dresser drawers ($20). Shabby2Chic Boutique also carries a consistently rotating selection of consignment items to fill in gaping wardrobe holes.
A comprehensive dry-cleaning, laundry, and alteration service center committed to making sullied vestments sparkle again, Integrity Dry Cleaners employs waterless wizardry to expurgate stains in a variety of garments. Franchised professionals known for their ability to handle a dizzying array of clothing can renew sooty sport jackets ($6) worn in chimney-cleaning musical routines and make down-filled coats ($15) as pure as the clouds their cushiony texture comes from. Dusty holiday sweaters ($5) can be restored to their colorful majesty to be worn fashionably out of season, and two-piece prom dresses ($13+) can be fastidiously purged of tearstains. Quick and efficient customer service ensures that clean-pressed orders are filled quickly and in sparkling condition.
Layne's Careful Cleaners treat soiled duds with dry cleaning that respects fine attire's many sensitivities. Customers can freshen up blouses and shirts after interdepartmental mud-wresting matches at work ($5.44+), or prep sweaters for another long summer in the attic ($5.91+). Ketchup splatters and spilled water disappear from pants ($5.80+) and two-piece fatigues ($12+) after a stain-annihilating therapy session with Layne's blemish-ridding experts, who'll also cleanse labcoats to undo the messy effects of hours of toiling with a children's chemistry set without reading the instructions ($9.90+). Layne's Careful Cleaners' blotch-eroding prowess extends to erasing smoke and fire damage for birthday suits that have ventured too close to the birthday cake. Same-day service is available if articles are dropped off by 8 a.m. (Monday–Friday).
The technicians at Imperial Dry Cleaners clean clothes efficiently while upholding a 10-point satisfaction policy and delighting clients with pristine garments. Drop off mud-stained pants ($5.95+), mustard-specked skirts ($6.35+), or sport jackets stained with the tears of constantly weeping bald eagles ($9.25+) before noon Monday–Saturday, and Imperial's crew will dry clean duds in two hours' time. Shirts ($2.95) or blouses ($5.95) vying for bubbly caresses of traditional detergents get their wish within four hours for no additional cost. Imperial's multitasking squad treats all clothes like royalty, including short dresses ($10.65+) or treasured jumpsuits saved since high-school competitive-eating days ($14.75+).