Rainbow Play Systems’s expansive showrooms introduce kids aged 2 to 10 to a wonderland of gym equipment, all of which is available for purchase. A multitude of swing sets with spiral slides, trapeze rings, and tire swings exercise tykes while preparing them for the physics portion of the SAT.
The locksmiths from Active Locks 24/7 liberate drivers and homeowners from frustrating lockouts and dangerous intrusions with a full lineup of lock-based services. As the logo on the uniform implies, the licensed, bonded, and insured team is available at any time of day to open locked car doors, swap out residential lock sets, and make new keys. They also strive to arrive on the scene for emergency calls in 15 minutes or less, which is especially useful when you're locked out of the house and unable to stop the dog from changing all your computer passwords. Each lock specialist calls on experience installing, maintaining, and repairing leading brands such as Schlage, Kwikset, and Von Duprin.
Since erasing the grime from their first carpet in 1990, business partners John and Thomas have continued to work together to keep area homes sparkling, safe, and free of allergens. In the decades since founding Sunshine Carpet and Air-Duct Cleaning, the duo—along with their team of technicians—has developed a base of loyal customers thanks to their dedication to customer service and meticulous workmanship. Staffers pilot truck-mounted equipment during carpet cleaning services or clean air ducts to expunge vents of irritating agents such as pollen and dust bunnies that text message their friends during dinner. To further ensure home safety and cleanliness, they conduct dryer vent cleanings that helps prevent fires and upholstery cleaning that uses safe, nontoxic chemicals to de-grime all manner of fabrics.
Shop in the City's bright, funky storefront brims with a host of eclectic goods. Scrub off scum or the flavor of beef stew with a bar of fine soap, exuding scents of classic french lavender ($6.95) or french verbena ($6.95), or sate jewelry cravings with turquoise bracelets ($14.95–24.95) or an antique multichain necklace ($28). Minnesota T-shirts available in a trifecta of colors give visitors a way to voice statewide solidarity ($26.95). After browsing the boutique's wearable wares, settle into a comfy, brightly upholstered armchair and sample a few pages of one of Shop in the City’s selection of books ($5.95+). High ceilings, exposed wooden beams, and a quaint collection of lamps add a charming vintage ambiance, where an assortment of wall mirrors allows vampires to don bowler hats in homage to René Magritte.