Since Ford stopped making them in 1974, the iconic Galaxie 500 has become not only increasingly collectible but also increasingly harder to start. At Batteries Plus, though, which operates under the mantra “Any battery. Any bulb. For anything,” brand-new Galaxie 500 batteries sit alongside models built for cameras, motorcycles, and power tools in an inventory that includes more than 40,000 different batteries. This commitment to stocking the latest models and those of yesteryear means that customers can buy external battery packs for every model of iPhone, replace brake lights on a 1980 Volkswagen Vanagon, or even pick up a Studebaker battery before realizing they don’t have a Studebaker and putting it back down.
Mattress Firm has a large selection of beds from such brand names as Sealy, Simmons Beauty Rest, and Stearns & Foster. Sleep options range from the soft, cushy Hampton and Rhodes Perthshire pillow-top mattress set ($448+) to the firm and supportive Hampton and Rhodes Stirling firm mattress set ($198+). Browse the full selection on Mattress Firm's website using an Internet connection and Internet-ready navigation device.
The tailors and seamstresses at Perfect Fit Alterations take in clients' ill-fitting garments and transform them into well-proportioned pieces of winning wardrobes. Their cutting and sewing capabilities span the entirety of the sartorial spectrum, from wedding dresses that need slimming to suits that need taking in and seats that need repairing. They also offer express services, such as hemming, so clients can avoid risking an indecent-ankle-exposure violation in public.
Since 1988, Pet Supplies Plus has welcomed millions of furry critters of every stripe—from llamas and monkeys to potbellied pigs—into their animal-friendly stores. The shop is designed so that both pets and their owners can easily navigate the inventory of more than 10,000 items. Wide aisles give leashed pups enough room to roam, colorful signage keeps shoppers moving in the right direction, and low shelves allow dogs to sniff out their preferred brand of rawhide chew. A self-serve dog wash enables guests to scrub their canine companions' coats to a youthful, puppy-like shine, whereas grooming services enlist professionals to tackle tougher jobs, such as brushing out matted fur or convincing dalmatians to stop mixing white and black after Labor Day.
Seven days a week, Duds ‘n Suds and Reynolds resonate with the gentle hum of their fleet of coin-operated washers and driers. Customers can manually cleanse their dirty apparel and towels or drop off laundry by the pound at the Duds ‘n Suds location to be washed, dried, and folded by the laundromats’ expertly trained staff. Customers waiting for freshly washed or dried articles can sip on complimentary coffee or place bets on how many tootsie pops it takes to fill a dryer.