Photo booths from Flash produce fun and high-quality results, giving up to 10 people enough room to ham it up in front of a camera designed for professional use. The 18-megapixel Canon Eos Rebel T2i captures stills and can record video in full 1080p HD, with a fast-acting printer promptly issuing photo strips. Music from the built-in speaker system keeps subjects moving, and changeable backdrops ensure repeat photo bombers don’t get bored. Flash’s service packages range from two to five hours and include setup and takedown, a choice of color or black-and-white prints, access to an online photo gallery, prints for everyone in the booth, and one of three charismatic service attendants.
It was 1978. A college dropout and a failed medical-school applicant had just brought together their combined life savings to rent an old gas station. Their plan was to resurrect the empty station and open their own restaurant. Their specialty: ice cream. So begins the story of legendary entrepreneurs Ben Cohen and Jerry Greenfield, who are better known across the globe as Ben & Jerry. Their small, old-fashioned ice-cream parlor eventually became a Burlington, Vermont favorite, and before long, shops popped up all over the U.S. and in 25 other countries. Their brand easily attracted customers––homemade ice cream churned from wholesome, natural ingredients and blended into creative flavors. Some of their popular scoops include Cherry Garcia, Chunky Monkey, and Coffee Caramel Buzz.
Since infusing their first rich and creamy batches of ice cream with natural chunks of fruit, nuts, candies, and cookies, Ben and Jerry have also operated with a commitment to improve the quality of life locally, nationally, and internationally. They practice sustainable food production and business practices that respect the earth and environment. Ben & Jerry’s cartons are made from FSC-certified paper, which comes from forests that are managed for the protection of wildlife, and waste from Ben & Jerry’s plants generates energy to power farms. The company works tirelessly to reduce its carbon emissions; it strongly encourages customers to eat their ice cream in the darkest dark.
With an eclectic background in mathematical studies, football, and youth counseling, Dr. Charles Grim could have headed in many professional directions. His desire to better the lives of others and his contempt for invertebrates ultimately pointed toward a career in chiropractics and holistic wellness, leading him to found the Pennsylvania Center for Wellness. Whether helping clients manage pain without drugs or detoxifying the body through ionic footbaths, Dr. Grim and his staff bring genuine compassion to their practice. During free consultations, they work with clients to select the massage, chiropractic treatment, or nonsurgical laser procedure that best suits the individual's needs and lifestyle.
Dr. Kam Tareen trained in acupuncture at what might be an unexpected place: Harvard Medical School. The course he took there united ancient medicinal practices with Western ones, helping him to practice both. At Advanced Physician Acupuncture, though, he focuses on the former. His treatments include Japanese acupuncture, ear acupuncture for bodywide pain control, massage therapy, and nonsurgical Face-Lifts, which rely on acupuncture needles to stoke the face's production of collagen.
Registered nurse Kathleen DeSimone and Inject Beauty’s talented team of medical professionals use nonsurgical procedures to enhance the natural beauty of patients. Armed with certified training in procedures such as Botox and dermal fillers, they work to make faces feel smoother than a pirate’s fanciest glass eye. Eyebrows, eyelashes, and lip lines can be adorned with permanent makeup, spider veins are reduced to mere memory with sclerotherapy treatments, and mesotherapy or Lipodissolve injections target fatty areas. They also eliminate excess hair with beams from a Cutera Xeo CoolGlide laser machine.
Inside the Rittenhouse Women's Wellness Center, DermaCenter Medical Spa is an oasis for women who want to improve the appearance and health of their skin without going under the knife. Dr. Leslie Saltzman and her team of female physicians and aestheticians specialize in the science side of the spa experience. They work toward achieving the best results, whether it be smooth, wrinkle-free skin after an injection of Dysport or flawlessly complected legs after spider-vein removal. And because their treatments aren't invasive, most require little to no downtime and allow clients to get back to their normal lives.