Envy Rentals corrals a seaworthy stable of crafts designed for adrenaline-laced sessions of high-flying aquatic acrobatics, windswept cruising, or drifting away a lazy morning. Sporting wakeboards, wake skates, and tow ropes, each 2007 Mastercraft X-2 wake boat plucks potential boarders from the land for attempted thrills and certain water-caused chills during a half-day of wake thrashing. Hauling riders across the currents with the power of 310 horses, Envy’s Mastercrafts boast a 750-pound ballast capacity that fills and empties in fewer than five minutes for quick trades between mountainous water ramps and speedy travel times. Post-boarding, kick back and absorb fresh air and cool breezes to the thumping beats from a 300-watt JL CD system, Sirius satellite radio, iPod connectivity, or the boat’s onboard a capella group.
Bradley Auto Center's expert car caretakers have kept autos happy and healthy with preventative maintenance for more than 25 years. During the service, which takes about 45 minutes, trained technicians will ensure your ride remains reliable by tickling every expired drop of oil from its underbelly and replacing it with freshly laundered conventional fluid. During the swap, the old filter makes way for a younger recruit; postop, vehicles receive a 24-point safety inspection to nip expensive repairs in the bud and confirm that all belts are fastened to the proper spark plugs.
The certified framing experts at Mom & Pop’s Frame Shop prep keepsakes for presentation while shielding them against wear and tear with a vast array of frames. Conservation-grade mats eschew the high acid content of paper mats to protect precious photos and artwork, and the computerized mat cutter replaces the rough edges and teeth marks of traditional mat cutting to ensure straight, accurate fits. Custom shadow boxes display all manner of physical memorabilia, from a baby's first pair of socks to a grandparent’s pilfered Russian warhead, and multi-opening mats can show off a series of black-and-white family shots. Prices for custom framing vary by material and size; prices for poster framing may start at $95.
North Golf Course does away with extremely long holes, tight landing zones, and overly difficult hazards in favor of a par 61 layout that's playable for all golfers. Comprised of 11 par 3s and 7 par 4s, the course lets beginners of all ages concentrate on taking confident swings and enjoying their good shots without worrying that a menacing par 5 is going to follow them home. Though the 4,087-yard layout won't give longer hitters too many chances to show off their stuff, it does encourage them to work on accuracy with the short irons and touch with the putter.
Course at a Glance: * 18-hole, par 61 course * Total length of 4,037 yards from the back tees * Course rating of 58.6 from the back tees * Course slope of 95 from the back tees * Two sets of tees per hole * View the scorecard
Dede Barbanti is a go-getter. The former professional choreographer and dance director found herself a single mother of three and weighing more than she wanted. So she dove head-first into researching fitness and created her own workout, Boogie Box, which combines cardio and strength training during sports-endurance drills, martial arts, latin and hip-hop dance, plyometrics, and resistance-training exercises. A 70-pound loss in fewer than seven months put Dede back on the right track, along with a strong urge to share her success with the masses. She's developed more workouts, and even released a DVD that follows a 90-day workout program. At Boogie Box Fitness, students find a supportive environment as they blast through Dede?s workouts, burning calories without gym equipment.