Step right up the back of the caboose, freshly painted red and black, with shiny clean windows, and step into a modern hair salon. The inside is decorated like a caboose, but has all the equipment the hair dresser needs to cut, style, color, perm, braid, etc. you hair. They do men's, women's, and children's. The kids just love it and are so awe struck by the fact that they are in a train caboose, with all the bells and whistles, that they sit still the whole time and it's a win-win no stress situation for mom or dad. There is plenty of parking and the only drawback is that it is not handicapp accessible, but it is definitely kid friendly.
PROS: A Real Attraction
CONS: Not Handicap Accessible
This store is a wonderful treasure trove of antiques that are placed by where they would be best suited in their new life in your home. Nan carries things for the kitchen, bath, bedroom and living room. You can add to your collection or you can begin a new one. Every time I visit this store I see something new. Last time I purchased a spooner that my 86 year old mom was looking for for years. It was in excellent condtion and absolutely sparkled when we cleaned it. It has a new life on mom's kitchen counter. The coffee is always brewing, there's cake on the counter, and sugar, milk, and a spoon in the spooner waiting for you to enjoy yourself and have a little chat. What a wonderful store to restore old times to our homes!
PROS: Resonable, Not Just Your Everyday Antique Store
This cleaners had a drive up window before drive up windows ever existed. They are definitely on the cutting edge in the dry cleaning business. They know all their customers names and greet them every time they come into the store. They have never lost a garment, torn anything, lost a button, or scorched a shirt. It is wonderful to work with people who have such pride in the work that they perform for you. They are located on the square in downtown Lawrenceville and offer plenty of parking right at the front door, or like I said, you can use the drive through service. They take cash, checks or you can charge.
PROS: Time saving, money saving dry cleaning and laundry services
Doug has been selling and repair boots and shoes for a lot of people in the Lawrenceville area for many years. His little store, located on a corner in the downtown area, with great parking, is always busy. The smell of the polish and the leather are wonderful. He also carries new boots in the Redwing, Carolina, Wolverine and Hi-Tec lines. His boots can be used in work areas that demand safety shoes, as well as in construction, hunting, and all around work around your own home. He can resole, re heel, repair men's, women's, and children's shoes and make them look like you just took them out of the box the first day you got them.
PROS: Great Turnaround Time and Affordable Prices for Quality Craftsmanship
This vacuum cleaner sales and service company has been in operation for over 30 years. They not only sell new vacuum cleaners, Hoover, Electrolux, Dirt Devil, among a few, they also can install complete in house vacuum cleaners. They will service your vacuum yearly for a nominal fee to keep it in top running condition. Their prices are affordable and there are always specials. If you have to leave your vacuum for a longer period of time for repairs, they even have loaners for you to use while you wait for parts to come in or the repair to be made. They are very timely in repairing the vacuums and very knowledgeable about all the different manufacturers and styles as well. They are very personable and enjoyable to work with. They also sell to churches, schools, stores, etc. as well as the individual.
PROS: Affordable and Timely Sales and Service
My family and I have been seeing this dentist since he started his practice in the 1970's. He is a wonderful caring doctor who does not want you to endure any pain. He is a strong believer in preventive care and encourages parents of young children to come in and ride in the chair, brush their teeth, get a sticker, meet all the staff, etc. to overcome the fear of seeing the dentist. He has kept all of us dentally healthy and we are now a 3rd generation family that continues to see this dentist. He has cutting edge technology, is always learning new things, and has a very professional and knowledgeable staff.
PROS: Runs Very Much on Schedule and is truly a Family Dentist
Dogwood Animal Hospital has been in business in the Lawrenceville area for over 25 years. They not only carry pet foods, such as Purina and the Hills Science Diet, they also board animals when you are on vacation, offer grooming services, do ear and tail cropping, dental care, cardiology, dermatology, and flea and tick treatments. They offer full care hospital services with drop in and emergency care. They also have the same treatments available for cats and exotic dogs. They are open every day but Sunday and take all major credit cards as well.
PROS: Very Professional and Caring Doctors and Assistants
Does your company need shirts for a convention? Well, this company can embroider your company logo on shirts in time for you to pack them and wait in line at the security area of the airport. They have wonderful samples for you to choose from for babies, children, adults, companies, teams, etc. Great prices too.
PROS: Excellent work and easy to do business with
Want a place you can take your boys and try out their homemade race car? Well, this is the place. They can tinker on the lawn mower engines and get expert advice from other dads who have brought their boys to race their custom race cars on the race track. Real races for prizes, announcer, stands, and food. What a wonderful place for male bonding!
PROS: Boy, boys, boys, and noise, noise, noise
CONS: No place for pink frilly dresses
This store has the largest frame selection in the Valley area. They also have a lab on the premises and are very prompt in getting the job done and new glasses to you quickly. You can have an eye exam for contacts or glasses or both. Very friendly atomosphere and knowledgeable people.
PROS: Excellent prices, timeliness, and overall work