American Fresh Air has been in business for five years, but the owner brings more than 14 years of industry experience to his venture. He conducts frequent in-house trainings for his technicians to keep them up-to-date on the newest methods and technologies.
While they specialize in cleaning air ducts, the air-quality experts at American Fresh Air also offer several preventive services. They can install germicidal UV lights and electrostatic air filters, which work continuously to clear the air of dust, mold, and juicy rumors.
Nia is a body-mind fitness program blending movements from dance, martial arts, and yoga to the sounds of beautiful music from all around the world. For all ages and fitness levels. Nia classes at DanceWorks are available Tues/Thurs/Fri/Sat from 9:30 - 10:30am.
Yuen Lui Studio, a family-owned photography business specializing in individual and family portraits, has been creating photographic heirlooms since 1947. In the 20- to 30-minute photo session, indoor souls can be captured at Yuen Lui's studio, which boasts 16 interior background options, or in the Californian wilds, allowing nature to provide the backdrop, whether it be the gentle waves at a beach or the verdant trees and snow-cone-peddling wood sprites of a park (a $30 value). Up to eight people can appear in the shoot (additional subjects will incur an extra cost), providing the ideal opportunity to upgrade framed family daguerreotypes from the 19th century.
When Joan Barnes founded Gymboree Play & Music in 1976, she envisioned a facility where parents and children could play together in a safe and age-appropriate environment. In the following decades, Gymboree Play & Music spread to more than 30 countries across the globe, helping youngsters from infants to 5 years old develop cognitive, physical, and social skills. The company's instructors lead classes such as Play & Learn, its flagship course, in which parents and kids move through a seven-level program filled with storytelling, play activities, and debates on the merits of sandwich crust. Talented staffers also prep youngsters for school and foster development in areas such as music, art, and sports. Throughout all classes, they make use of custom play equipment designed by acclaimed playground designer and seesaw-tamer Jay Beck.:m]]
Colorful fabrics, strings of neon beads, and heaps of yarn of all textures adorn Ben Franklin Crafts’ sprawling, dazzlingly colored store, a family owned business for 37 years. Brimming with supplies for any project imaginable, Ben Franklin Crafts outfits guests with rubber-stamping kits for custom-made stationary or sheets of chevron paper to decoupage ready-made frames. The friendly staff circulates the store, and, armed with creativity and know-how, assists guests as they try to pick out the proper washi tape.
Birthday parties. Graduation celebrations. A just-because masquerade. The revelry experts at Everything Party know that celebrations take many forms. That's why they keep their aisles stocked with 30,000 balloons, streamers, and trinkets ready to help ordinary homes host everything from baby showers to anniversaries. More than 125 party patterns help birthday boys and girls show off their love of the Angry Birds, Disney Princesses, and Super Mario Bros. emblazoned on matching place settings, decorations, and goodie bag treats. Staffers keep a close eye on the calendar, ushering in the holidays with seasonal items. When they're not busy overseeing blossoming helium balloons or stocking shelves with fistfuls of candy, they also consult with customers, offering theme and design advice that turns parties from ho-hum into humdingers.