Family patriarch Nordy Rockler opened the doors of his first store in 1954 to supply his fellow craftsmen with knowledge, friendly advice, and a large selection of tools for at-home woodworking projects. Now, the chain of retail outlets brims with more than 20,000 tools and specialized woodworking equipment. Next to a steely rainbow of hinges, casters, and screws, a supply of lumber and exotic hardwoods provides planks for building tree houses or just leaving around as a warning to uncooperative trees. The tenor buzz of power tools operated by newly knowledgeable guests drifts from educational sessions on operating equipment and woodworking.
Having baked its delicate desserts of destiny for the celebrity likes of Oprah, Jackie Chan, and others, Fancy Fortune Cookies offers a handsome array of crack-openable creations like the chocolate-covered-raspberry fortune cookie ($1.15 each), chocolate-covered cookie ($1.10 each), and cherry-flavored cookie ($0.65 each). You can also make yourself feel tiny by ordering one-pound gigantic fortune cookies ($29.95+) and much more. Check out Fancy Fortune Cookies' larger-than-normal-fortune-cookie-sized selection of flavors here.
At Brown Chiropractic, Dr. Rebecca Brown and her team relieve spinal and nervous-system stress and empower patients to maintain good relationships with their backbones. After collecting new patient forms, a chiropractor begins the exam by gently palpating the spine to check for curvatures, any spastic muscles that are chaffing nearby nerves, and vertebral disks that may be considering a move to a stress-free career in the shin. A computer then analyzes circulation problems and motor nerve impairment, and controlled movement of achy joints screens for damaged tissue. Depending on information gathered during the exam and subsequent interviews of your childhood PE teachers, the doctor may administer x-rays to further scrutinize alignment and bone growth history before deciding on a proper course of treatment.
As detailed in the Portland Press Herald, Arcana Acupuncture, a holistic healing center and boutique, soothes the soul with something as complex as alternative medicine and spiritual workshops or as simple as sparkly original jewelry. The spacious lobby's green accent wall, exposed brick, and babbling fountain establish a bohemian yet modern atmosphere that continues beyond the gold curtains to private, soundproof treatment rooms that allow guests to retreat from the everyday with acupuncture, massages, and life-coaching sessions. After a workshop in aura hygiene and a tarot-card reading that reveals an impending decrease in fortune, guests peruse the boutique. Owner Kate Hebold handpicks its items, which include zodiac pocket watches, light-up steampunk cog rings, local crafts, and books.
Moving is an arduous process, from the transport of heavy armoires to carrying pianos that keep kicking you. That's where SC Moving's crews come in. Whether customers plan ahead or need to move on short notice, the movers are able to offer speedy attention when hauling away their clients’ boxes and furniture. Aside from standard moves, SC Moving's team is experienced in transporting valuable artwork, cleaning out basements, and hauling away junk. Prior to these services, the movers give free estimates to residential or commercial customers residing within the greater Portland Area. That doesn't mean their services are limited to the city and its suburbs, though. SC Moving's trucks are able to haul personal possessions to destinations throughout Maine and sacrificial items straight into the belly of a volcano.
Jev Jesjunins?the founder of New England Property Management & Service Company?dispatches his crew to complete virtually any residential or commercial project, large or small. When reconstructing old buildings, installing kitchen fixtures, or painting interiors, he oversees jobs with more than 30 years of experience and a degree in civil engineering. The company offers 25 years warranty on select materials and work. This experience has guided the completion of jobs for private homes as well as national chains, such as Price Chopper grocery stores.