Erica Burns loves to motivate and inspire people to get healthy and fit. With the motto "keep your eye on the prize," Erica likes to inspire clients to not only think about looking good, but feeling strong and healthy. Erica has never stuck to just one fitness regimen, so she launched Fit Barre at Fit Ryde Indoor Cycling & Fitness Studio to provide clients the opportunity to tone their bodies through small isometric movements in addition to the studio's spinning classes. Erica has taught cycling, bootcamp, body sculpting, kettlebells and her signature "Pedal and Pump" classes, with more than seven years experience as a nationally certified AFAA group fitness instructor. Always embracing the latest fitness trends, Erica brings a breadth of knowledge, enthusiasm, and energy to her classes while striving to challenge and motivate clients.
For many people, wedding rings signify a bond that begins a family, but for the staff at Special Designs Jewelers, designing and selling jewelry is a family bond in itself. As second-generation jewelers, the staff members have spent their life learning the industry. At the family-run shop, they help clients discover the ideal rings, pendants, earrings, and bracelets that speak to individual tastes.
Decorators Fabric Outlet stocks rows of delicate fabrics sold by the yard. The family-owned business selects textiles from brand names such as Robert Allen, Duralee, and Beacon Hill, which can be fashioned into everything from curtains and throw pillowcases to furniture upholstery and sheets for bashful ghosts. Decorators Fabric Outlet even transforms the act of sitting from a humdrum chore to a posh pursuit with cushions for outdoor patios, boats, and campers.
For three decades, industry-certified Allendale Cycle has filled its shop with a comprehensive arsenal of bike and skate gear, from brands such as Shimano and Vuelta. Backed by a full guarantee, the shop’s stock of BMX bikes and spare parts gleam alongside helmets, shoes, and clothes to outfit riders in gear more aerodynamic than NASA-designed confetti. Repair-shop staffers nurse cycles back to road-worthiness, not only tuning up mechanical maladies and replacing damaged parts but also washing frames to a sheen before returning two-wheeled charges to their owners.
Fresh and seasonal ingredients inspire the frosty treats at this family-owned ice-cream parlor, helping to steer the menu's frequent shifts in flavors. Owner Angelo Onello personally dreams up many of shop's 70+ specialty blends made with natural purees and the finest ingredients from Italy. Italian ices also come in distinctive flavors such as Swedish Fish, tropical rainbow, lemon, strawberry lemonade, and watermelon. Those who'd like to apply their own dessert artistry can choose from more than 25 toppings to add to cups or cones of frozen yogurt at no additional charge.