During a job interview with a recent college graduate in 2010, business professional Scott Sokolowski decided to ask an easy question: “Why aren’t you wearing a suit today?” When the candidate replied honestly, saying simply, “I can’t afford one,” Sokolowski was inspired to help. He established Save-A-Suit, a nonprofit organization dedicated to one simple goal: helping young talent acquire appropriate, professional business attire for job interviews. Though these efforts are typically geared toward recent male and female college graduates who are often in their early 20s, Save-A-Suit also works with veterans of all ages to help them arrive at interviews dressed professionally.
Amici's Restaurant's chefs stir pots brimming with fresh pastas, plate golden rings of fried calamari, and grill new york strip steaks. The servers then transport the platters of Italian fare to the dining area, which is enclosed by exposed-brick walls and filled with round tables draped in crisp, white cloths and topped with bottles of olive oil for drizzling on fresh bread or silencing squeaky olive-oil bottles. Paintings of quaint cafes hang above the full bar, where a sleek stone counter reflects the restaurant's red and white exterior with a decorative wrought-iron café table and chairs for two.
MPress Cleaners's pickup and delivery service gives overworn garments a vacation, returning them home fresh and folded after a bone-dry washing. Chase lint-pillaging dirt pirates out of Port Cotton with a waterless wipedown, leaving pants ($6.78), men's dress shirts ($2.07), dresses ($10.90), sweaters ($6.13), comforters ($19.99), and other vestments ready to wear. In-store service is also available, allowing textile trailblazers to drop off their clothes, then return later to find their garments scent- and residue-free. This deal is for dry cleaning only and must be redeemed in one use.