Tuscaloosa Flower Shoppe's skillful florists pick, pluck, and primp a variety of blossoms to craft unique floral arrangements inspired by modern design. The white daisies, chrysanthemums, carnations, and roses of the Hugs and Kisses bouquet serve as a heartwarming apology ($34.95), and a ribbon-accented trio of red roses broadcasts its coordinates to a trigger-happy Cupid ($24.99). Customers can surprise friends, lovers, and cage-fighting opponents with other artful, decorative arrangements such as the Garden in Glass, a cylindrical vase that houses the verdant grace of ivy, arrowheads, and a snake plant ($39.95). Like a ray of sunlight reflecting off a chandelier of gold watches, a yellow flower basket illuminates rooms with alstroemeria, chrysanthemums, and roses snuggled in a round wicker basket ($41.95).
A contemporary women’s boutique, Sassy Britches stocks its shelves with fresh, affordably priced fashion finds. Visitors can play the part of a romantic in an ethereal scallop-hemmed top from Ark & Co ($48) or strut down the block in a pair of legging-fit black Yahada capris ($36). Gold Pierre Dumas heels ($32) put a fine finishing touch on cocktail dresses, skinny jeans, or flannel pajamas. The boutique's dedicated employees help shoppers mine the selection of skirts ($42–$56), handbags, jewelry, and designer denim ($149+), from brands such as Red Engine and William Rast, to keep bored limbs from declaring mutiny.
At four locations across Alabama, Phone Restore’s technologically savvy team keeps all manner of smartphones and tablets running smoothly. Customers can stop in with a variety of devices: iPhones; HTC, LG, and Motorola smartphones; or telegraphs implanted with tiny brains. Regardless of the machine, Phone Restore’s technicians can replace or repair an arsenal of parts, including speakers, power buttons, LCD screens, and touchscreens. The crew also services first-, second-, and third-generation iPads, as well as iPod touches. All repairs are performed onsite and typically take less than two hours. Phone Restore further puts customers at ease by confidently backing its work with a 90-day warranty.
GNC's opulent aisles display a wide variety of vitamin and mineral and herbal supplements, as well as sports nutrition, diet, energy, bodycare, and other health products. The Mega Men Sport multivitamin ($19.99 for 90 caplets) supports muscle recovery and energy levels and aids speedy male metabolisms without dangling steaks in front of their treadmills. Fuel feats of female strength with the Women's Ultra Mega Active multivitamin ($19.99 for 90 caplets). Two pounds of Pro Performance 100% whey protein ($28.99) distract taste buds with the flavor of chocolate, vanilla, or strawberry and smuggle 20 grams of high-quality protein into the body in each scoop. Promote healthy bones with a calcium supplement, such as coral calcium ($19.99 for 180 capsules) sustainably harvested from the Okinawa sea to provide a healthy two-to-one ratio of calcium and magnesium.