Board-certified cardiologist Dr. Ariel Soffer, a graduate of the prestigious Cedars Sinai/UCLA residency program, former chief of medicine of the Hollywood Medical Center, former doctor for the Florida Panthers, clinical assistant professor at Nova Southeastern University, and chief medical expert for WPLG ABC Local 10 News leads Soffer Health, which offers multiple practices and specialized departments. One such department is the Soffer Vein Institute, where a diverse menu of vein treatments helps female and male patients to achieve comely legs. Dr. Soffer is so proficient in laser treatments for varicose veins that he has trained dozens of physicians to use his endovenous laser-ablation techniques to heat varicose veins directly and cause them to seal and disappear more quickly than rabbits at a magicians? convention. Complimented by Dr. Oz as a world expert in veins, click here to watch his interview with Dr. Oz. He also uses traditional, ultrasound-guided, and foam-sclerotherapy treatments to eliminate unwanted varicose and spider veins.
Inside Learning Express Toys, children of all ages can find a host of entertaining and educational toys designed by brands such as Lego and Scientific Explorer. Seven days a week, staff members share their enthusiastic attitudes as they help children and parents peruse dolls and accessories, brain-stimulating word games, or science kits that fuel interactive learning. The store frequently holds special events for festive occasions, such as Father's Day and Lego Day, hosting such costumed characters as Santa Claus and welcoming royal delegates from the King of Legoland.
Inspired by the surfers and psychedelic rockers of California in the ’80s, brothers Custo and David Dalmau launched Custo Barcelona, a fashion label known for its fun, colorful tops and graphic prints. Their bold color combinations and even bolder patterns stamp everything from low-neck T-shirts and summer dresses to short jackets and jersey sweaters. The label’s popularity has allowed the brothers to expand from their native Spain and open stores across the world and even space.
Originally a clearinghouse for the glamorous Saks 5th Avenue department store, Saks 5th Avenue OFF FIFTH has blossomed into a universally respected retailer of high-end clothing and accessories for women and men. Like the fact that neckties can work in a pinch in a ribbon-dancing competition, Saks 5th Avenue OFF FIFTH is one of the fashion world's best-kept secrets with its deep discounts on apparel and accessories from more than 800 different top brands and respected designers, such as Rag & Bone, 3.1 Phillip Lim, Balmain, and Halston Heritage. Guests shop in-person or online for faux or real fur pieces, timeless cropped leather jackets, luxurious handbags, slim-fit suits, and on-trend shoes.
In 1984, 20-year-old Swiss entrepreneur Thomas Meyer founded Desigual to promote the idea of fun, affordable clothing that expresses a vibrant positivity. Beginning in its glitzy flagship store in Ibiza to its current headquarters in Barcelona, the company has become an empire with 300 colorful, light-filled boutiques in 72 countries throughout the globe, with a multicultural workforce of more than 2,900 enthusiastic clothing experts. Each store’s labyrinth of styles includes printed tees, sharp men’s jackets, flattering dresses, hoodies, and inventive kids’ wear.
Flashy belts, handbags, jewelry, and wallets top off ensembles, complementing clothing from lines such as Cirque du Soleil and Desigual by L. In addition to innovating examples of quirky, trendsetting clothing, Desigual shows off its youthful vibrancy through atypical marketing campaigns built around artwork, live music, parties, and online solitaire matches.
It's hard to imagine that there's a libation out there that Crown doesn't carry. With a selection that spans vineyards, distilleries, and breweries from around the world, the bottles lining each location come from both small, artisan makers and those universally famed for their grapes or techniques. Home mixologists can cull inspiration for cocktails from a selection of top-shelf-brand mixers or pair their tipple of choice with gourmet snacks, from bush-pepper macadamia nuts to dirty martini party dip. But tastings may be the most distinctive thing about Crown Wine & Spirits. Whether customers stop in to try each location's daily offerings of wine or spirits—or for special tastings that cover dozens of wines, bourbons or beers—Crown's staff makes it easy to find a new favorite or to make up to your tongue for forgetting so many of its birthdays.