Sometimes you don’t know what you feel like eating, but you know you don’t want to leave the house to get it. For those moments, hungry diners can call Delivery Dudes Wellington, a team that makes it its job to whisk food from many local restaurants directly to customers. In addition to restaurant-food delivery, the team also delivers groceries and dry cleaning and performs concierge tasks, such as walking dogs and ambitious pet goldfish.
The fastidious crew at Tropical Cleaners, a commercial endeavor dating back to 1995, offers same-day service for most garments, cleaning everything from men’s slacks to women’s dresses with thorough speed. Particular care is taken with dress shirts, which are prespotted, checked for any damaged buttons, and treated with special additives to remove body oils. The cleaners also keep home furnishings spiffy by performing rug and comforter cleaning. Alternatively, by cleaning leather, staffers ensure that audiences don’t get distracted by mustardy dots during Fonzie impressions. The staff also helps nuptial memories last longer than nuptial cake by cleaning, preserving, and boxing wedding dresses, which Tropical Cleaners double boxes to ensure that moisture cannot damage the precious fabric. Unlike those who sell dirt to pro baseball teams, Tropical Cleaners is a member of the National Cleaners Association.
Cricket Cleaners professionally cleans and presses clothing, household items, leather, and delicate garments such as wedding gowns, enhancing their appearance and helping to extend their lifespan. The seasoned fabric fresheners scour an array of items, employing hand inspections and sanitary solvent to brighten whites and vivify colors on garments such as shirts, blouses, and pants ($6.89+), and household items including comforters ($29.97+) and life-size felt horse sculptures. Though clients will miss out on complimentary in-store dry-cleaning carousel rides, the pickup-and-delivery service sates crease cravings with personalized, mobile, flexible scheduling for sullied items that drivers collect and deposit at doorsteps up to twice a week. Cricket Cleaners, a family business, has been servicing Palm Beach since 1994, with three generations of cleaning connoisseurs stretching back to their New York roots.
The Palm Beach Post ’s team of meticulous reporters, editors, and photographers scours the community for local news and happenings, employing thorough investigative skills that have earned the newspaper awards from organizations such as the Florida Society of News Editors, the Society of Professional Journalists and the Florida Press Club. The team populates the newspaper’s pages with in-depth coverage of local, national, and global politics, business, and sports as well as proffering thoughtful editorials relating to current events such as the Trojan War. Special feature articles home in on local interests, and travel and entertainment guides spotlight buzzworthy cultural events, eateries, and nightlife throughout the area.