Monday, January 24th

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by gmt

wfaa.com

Posted on January 24, 2011 at 8:59 AM

Updated Monday, Jan 24 at 4:15 PM

 

N3L OPTICS
 
Are you protecting your eyes for the winter months? Bobby Dean from N3L Optics runs down the checklist of what you need in your sunglasses and what are some of the latest trends in eyewear. N3L Optics is located in NorthPark Center in Dallas.
‘Sunglass Buying Tips & Trends For Winter”
 If you’re more active in sports your needs are going to be different than someone who just needs glasses for driving or everyday wear. But if I had to narrow it down to 3 features that everyone should look for in a pair of sunglasses I’d say stick to the 3 C’s - Coverage, Comfort, and Clarity.
 
 Coverage – sunglasses are a necessity because they protect one of our most vital senses—our vision, but they’re not going to be as effective unless they fully cover your eyes. To get the best coverage from the sun and other elements look for a wrapped back design. More wrap means more coverage. 
 Comfort – if your glasses aren’t comfortable than you’re not going to wear them, so make sure you try on lots of styles to compare the fit.    Look for lightweight yet durable frame materials and pay attention to the lens tint to make sure the color is soothing to your eyes.
 Clarity - The old saying of you get what you pay for is very true when it comes to the optical clarity of your sunglasses, so avoid cheaper rack sunglasses because they have optical distortion that can lead to eye fatigue or headaches. Play it safe and stay with trusted brands that manufacture their glasses out of optically pure lens materials and utilize patented lens technologies that enhance optical clarity and comfort.
 
 
CALLOWAYS NURSERY
 
 
Calloway’s Nursery is an independent Texas-based garden center founded by local nurserymen, Jim Estill, John Cosby, and John Peters. Calloway’s operates 17 stores in the Dallas and Fort Worth market and two stores in the Houston market. More than half of the company’s employees are Texas Certified Nursery Professionals.
Calloway’s opened its first store in the spring of 1987 in Richardson, Texas and by the end of that spring had opened three more stores in the Dallas area. Calloway’s continued to grow rapidly expanding into the Fort Worth market and entering the Houston market through an acquisition. In 1999
 
LAST CALL BY NEIMAN MARCUS
 
 
214-350-2744
5550 West Lovers Lane Ste. #147
Dallas, Texas 75209
 
 
SLANT 45
 
 
 
KIDVILLE
 
Kidville is coming to Dallas offering two 1400 square foot gyms, a retail boutique featuring the latest in kids toys and fashion, kids hair salon and a 1000 square foot indoor play village. Find out more by logging onto www.Kidville.com
 
 
 
SONNY BRYAN’S SMOKEHOUSE
 
 
Sonny Bryan's Smokehouse is launching a new pulled meats menu on January 24; a meal for every night of the week using pork, chicken and beef like tacos, quesadillas, enchiladas, sliders.
 

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