My bf and I just went shopping there for new glasses for him because his last pair was being held together by gaft tape. They had plenty of options, and the prices were decent. It was hard to tell what some of the glasses were made of, and so that limited our options (metal allergy). The woman who helped us was professional and helpful. She found a different frame for us when the first one wasn't the color we wanted. The prices were average and they had the glasses done quickly. Now he has new glasses, sees better and looks better.
This is a nice smaller work out center-- you have a personal trainer with you and you make appointments so you are more likely to follow through. The girls who are the trainers are really good at their job-- they constantly keep the workout challenging, but don't push you too fast. The downside with this facility is that it is smaller, is pretty busy and is more expensive. Our personal trainer eventually stopped working their and we met her at home for less, but her job at Fitness Together definitely taught her a lot.
Aerofit has been around a while, but it's pretty nice. It is very big, has a huge indoor pool, track, and ball pit to keep the little ones entertained. They have a small cafe with healthy options, racket ball courts, and lots of fitness classes. If you can go in consistently, it's well worth the membership cost, and there's definitely PLENTY of options.
Jo, the trainer, is probably one of the nicest trainers I've met at the A shows around here. I show independent of other barns, and she has always been willing to take me under her wing. She's let me walk courses with her students, and helped me whenever she could. Her barn seems to mainly consist of junior riders, and they are all great kids, and love being there. They aren't super competitive, and Jo just kind of seems to be there for fun. I personally would never train with her exclusively, but I've always enjoyed her help at shows.
We went to this store looking for a pocket knife for a family member for Christmas-- there was an impressive collection of knives--everything from cheap to expensive, utilitarian and fantasy. They had some cool fantasy blades and armor. If you're looking for "period" armor, don't bother, but some of the swords are gorgeous!
They have a good bit of Aggie clothes, pictures, and in the back they hide the clothes for the "other teams." The staff was willing to help.
The store is a bit cluttered, but if you're just kind of looking, it's a nice stop.
I like this store in that it's got some interesting stuff. If you need to get a small gift for someone then this store's cool. The stuff is a bit higher quality than stores like Hobby Lobby and Pier 1, but it's very akin to them, only more ethnically oriented.
The prices are pretty good-- about the same as the stores mentioned above, but again, the merchandise is better.
Out of the consistent "A" show vendors, Quail Hollow has the biggest tack variety.
Their store is impeccably clean, and I think plenty visit just for the A/C!
The owner is very knowledgeable, and was willing to order what products she didn't have available in the trailer. She is very pleasant to talk to, but is definitely a business woman (she won't do favors if you're just "comparing prices," and reasonably so).
The downside is you're paying more for the convenience of her being at the show, but it's not that significant.
I've been seeing Dr. Matthews since I was an infant, and he is an amazing children's doctor. He was good about diagnosing my brother and me with ADHD and was always very willing to help us with tweaking our medication as we got older. He is very good about listening to what you have to say and will weigh your suggestions/preferences in his decisions.
Everything from lymph node infections, to foot problems, Dr Matthews has done an impeccable job.
I was allowed to be his patient throughout college, but right now he is split between his original office, and helping a new clinic across the road, so he's difficult to get ahold of.
I really like Dr. Jeannie. She and her husband run the building-- she gets one half, he gets the other. The whole palce is very clean and neat. The rooms aren't decorated, but they are very comfortable. They have the radio on loud enough so you can actually hear it, but not too loud. They also have a TV in each room (and they'll let you choose the channel). Essentially they do a lot to try to make you as comfortable as possible.
The women who do the teeth cleaning are very good, and all of them are extremely nice. When she saw it was time for my wisdom teeth to be removed, Dr. Jeannie told me exactly how soon I should get it done, and who to go to. Everyone there is pleaseant, and knowledgable.
This is the only car dealership I've been to where the salesmen were NICE! They were all younger guys (either in or just out of college) and they weren't pushy or overly fake. They gave the facts about the cars, the pros and cons, and were very helpful. They'd cross over and show customers cars from makers (the Mazda guy helped us look at Volkswagons) they weren't actually supposed to sale when there's a shortage in another.
I liked these guys A LOT!