Although instructors Travis Clark and Jon Gillespie lead Southeast Photo Adventures's workshops and excursions, they share the teaching load with the shores of Tybee Island and the depths of Cloudland Canyon. Students shoot shoulder-to-shoulder with instructors amid these sprawls of striking Southeastern scenery, whether they're enrolled in 2.5-hour workshops, Foto Field Trips open to workshop grads, or weekend-long adventures. The field-trip-style outings are open to all skill levels, but beginners can also enhance their expertise in introductory courses on Photoshop, digital photography, and DSLR cameras' complex settings, which control everything from shutter speed to the tiny red light bulb behind each of our eyes.
Broughton & Bull weaves fresh, locally sourced ingredients into an inventive pastiche that blends French flair with an authentic Southern cuisine. Diners can peruse different lunch and dinner menus for dishes that tailor to individual tastes, schedules, and genetic proclivity to turn into stone at sunset. Massage evening taste buds with the hand-pounded carpaccio ($11), or savor the sautéed shrimp and parmesan grit cakes ($23), enhanced with a flavorful green tomato relish.The lunchtime menu coos in classic chords with the crab cake sandwich ($8), country fried steak ($14), and prime rib sandwich ($8).
Mr. Koolz Gelato and Water Ice furnishes healthy dessert alternatives and aromatic teas in a historic and spiritually inviting setting. Owner Janet Morowitz's ongoing love affair with gelato permeates all 24 flavors of the exquisite milk and fruit-based creations. The rotating seasonal menu also encompasses fruit-based, milk-free flavors as well as sugar-free and low-fat scoops that can reduce a jelly belly to a firm Jell-O mold. Italian-inspired classics like chocolate or tiramisu ($3.50 for one scoop, $4 for two, and $4.50 for three) are delicious heaped alongside one of Mr. Koolz's innovative new blends of sweet potato or almond joy. Warm a gelato-iced throat with a wide selection of teas available by the box ($5 to $7.50), by the pound ($10.50 to $24), or by the Ming Dynasty vase.
HandPicked's bauble boutiques brandish original, elegant adornments and sterling-silver jewelry handcrafted by artisans from around the world. HandPicked originals such as the Tiny Twinklers studs ($12) grant wishes for lonely lobes, and bare wrists find themselves encased in the turquoise globes of the For The Nurturing Center bracelet ($32), which pleases its parents by donating a percentage of proceeds to its namesake, a local therapeutic treatment center for child abuse.
The conscientious housecleaners at Great Expectations Cleaning Service make their clients’ schedules top priority, sending out courtesy calls before arriving promptly at homes. Once they’ve ferreted out the lay of the domestic land, they un-bag a slew of green cleaning supplies to scour living spaces from top to bottom. With their phalanx of earth-friendly cleaning products, they sleuth out dirt hiding in every nook, cranny, and dust-bunny safe deposit box, polishing everything from the tops of ceiling fans to the floorboards.
Armed with nontoxic and biodegradable cleaning materials from Simple Green and Ecolab, Simply Clean's professional cleaners scour households, tailoring their services to clients' specifications. Whether tackling deep cleans or move-in or move-out projects, they happily work around pets and ensure their products are safe for dogs, cats, or prized troupes of performing fleas. In addition to their standard tidying services, the versatile cleaners can steam clean carpets, wash and fold laundry, and pack, unpack, or organize belongings. The company's broad clientele includes schools, recreation centers, and medical offices.