A licensed electrologist since 1996 and certified in laser hair removal since 2001, Dolores Holleman has built her career on a foundation of laser beams. Inside her medical office, Dolores controls lasers to remove unwanted hair from all areas of the body, including the face, underarms, and legs. All laser hair removal sessions are done under the direction of a physician. Aerolase Neo Nd:YAG equipment—which works on all shades of skin—shuts down the follicles that produce hair and reality shows about hair. Dolores also employs healing wavelengths to eliminate fungal infections sprouting underneath toenails.
Experience a blast from the past at Neighbors General Store and Ice Cream Parlor, which churns more than 30 flavors of ice cream and sherbet following recipes passed down through the founders' family. Fresh cream joins flavorings such as brownie bits, banana pudding, and tender coconut. Its dairy-free frozen treats?hawaiian shaved ices?emulate those found on the north shore of Oahu and come in more than 28 flavors. The kitchen also dishes out sandwiches, hot dogs, and pizza, as well as coffee.
Neighbors stays true to its general-store name with an array of groceries, lottery and Powerball tickets, and an onsite United States Postal Service station.
One of the few undisturbed black-water streams still coursing through Florida, Spruce Creek teems with endangered wildlife flitting through placid waters and along its verdant shores. The outfitters at Cracker Creek Canoeing equip adventurers to explore those backwaters with kayaks, pontoons, and even hydro bikes, which chart courses through dense hardwood forests, cypress swamps, and coastal marshes. Additionally, Cracker Creek Canoeing’s launch point occupies a 20-acre 1930s homestead retrofitted with picnic tables, restrooms, and maps for hopelessly lost tugboat captains.
The non-surgical spinal services performed by Doctor of Chiropractic Philip Afghani at Atlantic Chiropractic & Wellness Center can help alleviate back and neck pain and realign spines thrown askew by heavy furniture or a rugby team that discovers who keeps moving their furniture. The spinal column is richly studded with nerves, so spinal adjustments may help restore function to the entire nervous system as well as the back. Additionally, the practitioners perform acupressure and educate their patients with diet tips and exercises that improve overall health.
At more than 1,200 Mattress Firm locations around the country, shoppers sink into plush mattresses, recline on firm beds, and belly-flop onto pillow tops. Knowledgeable staffers can help customers create an ideal bedtime environment by dispensing advice based on sleep preferences and illuminating the difference between the many kinds of mattresses. And to the delight of their customers, much of Mattress Firm's bedding wears the label of a premium brand, such as Sealy, Serta, Simmons Beautyrest, or Stearns & Foster.
Wireless Wizard, an AT&T-authorized dealer, peddles cell phones and accessories alongside a slew of wireless plans. Flip phones, smartphones, touch phones, and Blackberrys comprise a diverse stock of newfangled walkie-talkies, such as the Pantech Crossover smartphone ($29.99 with two-year plan; $399.99 without) or the Samsung A197 ($39.99), a GoPhone saddled with $15 worth of prepaid minutes. Garnish phones with accessories such as a car charger ($29.99) or a Blackberry gel cover ($19.99), which protects backs of phones from dings and bee stings in bright colors and styles. Customers can commit to long-term wireless communication with an individual, family, or data plan, or commit to non-commitment with a pay-as-you-go plan.