From Our Editors
The hypnotic sounds of humming washing machines and vibrating dryers form a constant sonic backdrop at SE Express Coin Laundry as customers await their cycle’s end upon comfortable red couches. Air conditioning offers a reprieve from hot weather as machines with up to 80-pound capacities wash away dirt, grass stains, and the results of foolhardy wine-filled-water-balloon fights. Children entertain themselves at a kids’ play area as adults play friendly games of pool or watch flat-screen TVs. Free WiFi powers Internet expeditions on personal laptops as items from a snack bar fuel long laundry sessions.