The father-son duo behind Tinsley's Dry Cleaners presents a full menu of dry-cleaning and alterations services. A decade in the stain-solving business has lent their skills a professional touch, which they use to handle fabrics ranging from dress clothes and wedding gowns to Persian rugs and curtains. The drive-thru window at each of the two locations ensures a quick and easy drop-off without forcing clients to leave the car or install a washing machine in their back seat.
For more than 20 years, Photo Innovations' David Rosen has immortalized prewedded lovey-doveys, babies, kids, and close-knit clans, capturing life’s singular milestones with delicate natural light, natural poses, and color-saturated backdrops. After a preportrait consultation establishes the clients' preferred aesthetics and fondness for dramatic leaps through skylights, David arranges groups and baroque barbershop sextets into flattering frames. For the next 60 minutes, he coaxes them to stay loose and interact with their surroundings and each other.
The YMCA of Greater High Point operates to impart better health on bodies and minds with myriad programs aimed at adults, youngsters, and senior citizens alike. Both the Hartley Drive YMCA and the Grubb YMCA house fitness centers are packed with ample exercise machinery, from Cybex strength-training equipment to PreCor ellipticals and treadmills, helping patrons aged 12 and older to seize a healthy physique without the hassle of hugging a bodybuilder. For camaraderie-based fitness, Grubb and Hartley host group exercise classes that corral clients of all stripes or cater specifically to kids or seniors. The Hartley gym's facilities further nurture fitness endeavors with an indoor track, two gymnasiums, four racquetball courts, and an indoor 25-meter swimming pool. After a solo or relative-supported workout, guests can hit the on-site locker rooms to freshen up or scoop too-little ones and thumb-sucking spouses from the Child Watch childcare center.
Founded in 1982, The Piedmont School is a place where children who are struggling in a traditional educationl environment can achieve their learning potential. Students in first through eighth grades attend the school's full-day and half-day programs.
Inside Castle McCulloch’s nigh-impenetrable walls, the fire-spinning, belly-dancing revelry of Castle Carnevale takes place every year. Kings, queens, court jesters, and spitting images of Calvin Coolidge line the drawbridge to adorn guests of the bacchanal ball with free masks, while fireworks illuminate the festival grounds and guide adventurous souls through the merriment of the Mardi Gras of the Carolinas. Creative Carnevale patrons can showcase skills at craft tables or earn costume-contest awards for best traditional Venetian outfit, most provocative, and most likely to stand out at a crossword convention.