When Alive magazine publisher Elizabeth Tucker first thought about LASIK surgery as an alternative to the glasses she had worn since second grade, she didn't think it was an option. She feared the cost, worried about the time off work, and was unsure about how safe the procedure would be. Luckily, numerous friends told her about the transformative effects of their own procedures, and she finally decided to take the plunge at Crown Laser Center. There, a team of seven board-certified ophthalmologists, optometrists, and surgeons put Elizabeth and other clients at ease as they correct corneas with trained hands and cutting-edge equipment, boasting a 99% surgery-success rate. Elizabeth is now glasses-free and doesn't regret a thing. "It's been life-changing for me," she says in a video on the laser center's website, "I would recommend it to anyone."
Itacate Mexican Grill doesn't waste time showing off its fresh take on Mexican food. After being seated, guests can immediately order the eatery's chips and salsa appetizer, featuring tortilla chips fried in-house. Once diners' appetites are piqued, they can indulge in main courses, such as soft or hard tacos, a 12-inch quesadillas, or one of the restaurant's signature overstuffed burritos. Each is filled with ingredients including steak, carnitas, or veggies, such as zucchini, squash, and bell peppers, and wrapped in a spinach, whole-wheat, or tomato tortilla. As for the icing on cake, the eatery offers up six types of salsa, ranging from pico de gallo to a guajillo that's hotter than a Spice Girls reunion tour.
Nothing dampens a traveler's getaway glow faster than having to solicit friends and neighbors for a rush-hour ride to the airport. That’s why Skypark Airport Parking set up just a three-block jaunt away from Lambert–St. Louis International Airport, providing passengers with a safe, convenient place to park their self-driven taxis. After kissing cars goodbye inside the fully lit and fenced-in facility, guests can grab their luggage and hop aboard a shuttle that will transport them to their terminal. Parking patrons can even request optional upkeep such as car washes and oil changes to ensure vehicles are shiny and ready to roll when they return. The facility is open 24 hours a day to accommodate redeye flights, which often stop to peek inside and coo at the sleeping cars.
Most Popular Service: Dog boarding and daycare
Staff Size: 50+ people
What sets your services apart?
The fact that we're truly open 24/7/365 is what sets us apart. Have an emergency in the middle of the night and need a place for your dog to go? We're here. Your wife goes into labor? We're here. Work all day but still want to go to the Cardinals game at night? We're here for whatever dog needs you have.
What's one tip for first-time customers that will make them feel like regulars?
Bring your dog's own food and bedding to help him/her have an even more enjoyable time.
When and how did you first develop a passion for your work?
Who doesn't love dogs?? We never want to leave home without our dog but sometimes we have to. Happy Tails, where the elite with four feet meet, fills in that void. We're here for you and your dog when you can't be. We love to get to know each owner and dog and what makes them unique.
The floating oak dance floor of U Can Dance Studio has been privy to myriad styles of fancy footwork since its inception in 1991, from ballroom and swing to hip-hop, disco, and samba. Stretching across 4,000 square feet, the pristine surface supports the nimble soles of the studio's certified instructors, who expertly lead students of all ages and levels during group classes and private lessons. Public dance parties beckon pupils to show off their newly gleaned skills and pictures of their dog wearing a tutu to one another in an encouraging environment.