Paparazzi Photo Booths' 2"x6" photo strips are mementos, party favors, and portraits, all at once. The company's booth attendants set up their mobile portrait centers at weddings, birthday parties, and other occasions, then welcome guests into the booth to grin and pose with props. The black-and-red booth functions equally well at indoor or outdoor events.
In a jungle inhabited by earth's wildest creatures, kids, foliage hangs over mazes, tunnels, and a tube slide spiraling down from the canopy like the twisted, slippery trunk of an Amazon tree. This is the playground at Jungle Wonder?a 25,000-square-foot facility filled with attractions to entertain the whole family. Next to the main jungle gym, a smaller set of slides and play panels give toddlers their own private place to discuss bedtime-extension strategies, and at a nine-hole miniature-golf course, depictions of tigers, alligators, and snakes seem to come to life under black lights as players thwack fluorescent balls with glow-in-the-dark putters. Along with playing more than 60 redemption games at the arcade, visitors can also topple pins on four bowling lanes, compete for high-tech glory in the laser-tag arena, and subsist on a survivalist's diet of pizza, chicken strips, and ice cream at the on-site caf?.
Frank Raffa started DJing when it meant spinning vinyl records on a turntable. Nowadays, he uses his more than 20 years of experience to helm Sound Sensation DJs, a team of party starters who play everything from classic rock to One Direction. Music is just one of the ways they add pizzazz to events, however. The team also creates custom light displays, equip event spaces with photo booths, and host game shows so that party guests aren't forced to entertain themselves by constructing a leaning tower of cocktail weenies.
At PiXcara Studios, specialists in video production work to create custom intros, backgrounds, and voiceovers for product videos or commercials. Previously contracted to create videos for MLB All-Star games, the team has experience shooting promotional videos, product demos, and more.
Pete Giannopoulos dropped a corporate sales job in 1994 in pursuit of his long-held dream of opening a brewpub. Although the beer adventure was originally a family-only endeavor, Pete has enlisted the expertise of various brewers over the years—2002 saw the arrival of head brewmaster Brian O’Reilly, who has been crafting the award-winning beers on tap ever since. Despite its beer-centricity, Slyfox Brewery is equally adept at attracting customers with its spread of juicy eats. The wraps, half-pound burgers, and flatbread pizzas that populate the pub’s menu partner with fresh brews more naturally than two baristas performing a tango. Chefs also add ale to dishes such as the beer-battered onion rings and the Dunkel lager cheese sauce that complements hearty pub pretzels.