By: Nick Perkins

The District is home to numerous adult-oriented venues. Bars, restaurants, art galleries, shops and more are all designed to give young adults and older adults alike an opportunity to experience an art culture previously unheard of in our fair city. Downtown Casper has been transformed into something resembling a sprawling Metropolis and there is truly something for everybody of all ages.

Which brings us to our next point. In our attempts to feature incredible bars such as The Office, Frosty’s and the Wonder Bar, or venues such as Yellowstone Garage, or shops such as Urban Bottle, perhaps we’ve forgotten to mention a very important aspect of The District.

Silly Rabbit, The District’s for Kids (Too!!!)

Yes, The District has a multitude of events and experiences that are guaranteed to put smiles on the faces of kids of all ages. These business entertain, educate and empower young people on a consistent basis and we are proud to have them in The District.

Of course, when one thinks of a business that both entertains and educates, one can’t help but think of The Science Zone.

The Science Zone

Per their website, “The Science Zone exists to inspire the mind, to delight the senses and to ignite a passion for the technical arts and sciences.”

That is exactly what they do on a daily basis. The Science Zone utilizes interactive exhibits, classes, field trips and more to open the eyes, minds, and hearts of children in Casper. They offer after-school classes, preschool programs, summer camps, birthday parties and even Lego Robotics to enrich the minds’ and speak to children where they’re at. The Science Zone team is full of teachers, scientists, and para-educators; all of whom have a passion for the arts and for children.

The Science Zone participates in the Art Walk every month and always has something exciting to offer- from Lego Robotics to computer programing and video game design to the study of honey bees! The Science Zone knows how important it is to make education fun. Education isn’t about tests and learning doesn’t have to be boring. The Science Zone knows this and proudly offers a wide array of activities and events, all designed to intrigue, educate and entertain.

That is just the tip of the proverbial iceberg when it comes to events that The Science Zone puts on. They also offer Nights at the Museum, Spring Break Crash Courses and much, much more. Their “Trick or Treat Trail” has become a yearly highlight each October as well. For more information and to see just how much The Science Zone has to offer, visit their website- http://www.thesciencezone.org/ and be sure to like their Facebook Page- https://www.facebook.com/TheScienceZoneWY/

The Science Zone is open Monday-Saturday from 10am-5pm, from 10am-7pm on the first Thursday of every month and by appointment. Cost is only $3 for children and $4 for adults. Call 307-473-ZONE for with any questions!

Speaking of educational facilities that believe more in teaching than in test scores, The District is home to one of the most exciting, interesting and innovative education systems in Wyoming, and it is the next place we want to feature in our guide to Kids Activities in The District.

The Montessori School of Casper

For over 40 years, The Montessori School of Casper has been offering alternative, innovative ways of learning to the children of our city. Dr. Maria Montessori, from whom the school gained its namesake, was born in 1870 and became the first woman in Italy to earn a degree in both medicine and anthropology. Throughout her journey, she discovered something that many of us still haven’t realized: that learning is a natural process and is heavily influenced by the environment. Montessori spent her life advocating for and empowering young people, offering alternative means of learning because she believed that education should be about uncovering children’s “unique potential;” not about viewing children as “blank slates” to be filled by educators.

These ideas were game-changing, and they are what inspired the creation of The Montessori School of Casper. The Montessori School offers, ahem:

• Prepared kinesthetic, self-correcting materials

• Uninterrupted work cycles

• Multi-aged classrooms

• Mainly individual instruction

• Integrated subjects and learning based on developmental psychology

According to the Montessori website, “Children learn at their own pace and follow their own interests, based on helping the natural development of the human being. The children’s individual development brings its own reward and therefore motivation.”

YES! So much yes. There are 5 areas that make up the Montessori preschool classroom: Sensorial, Mathematical, Practical, Language and Cultural. Sign us up! I mean, you can’t. Cause we’re grownups and this is a preschool class. Still, though!

Montessori offers a preschool-Kindergarten program and it is a 501 ( c ) ( 3 ) non-profit. They rely entirely on donations, tuition, and volunteers. The ideas that this school offers are, in this writer’s opinion, paramount to a real education. This is not just testing and videos. It is a fully interactive, innovative way to give kids a REAL “Head Start.”

They are currently offering enrollment for the 2018-2019 school year and, if we’re being honest, this might be the most important place on our list. For more information, check out http://www.montessoriofcasper.com/ or call them at 307-265-0249.

Both The Science Zone and the Montessori School of Casper are fun and educational, but sometimes it’s okay to just have a little fun. When one thinks of fun in The District, one very quickly thinks of The Gaslight Social.

The Gaslight Social

Yes, the Gaslight Social is a bar. Yes, if Reese Witherspoon sees you with your children in a bar, she will judge you. But the Gaslight Social is not just a bar. It’s also an arcade. And as much as those of us in our 20’s and 30’s want to hold onto our childhood, arcades were built for kids. Luckily, The Gaslight understands this and welcomes it. Every Sunday of the week is designated as “family day.” Grownups can bring their families into the Gaslight at anytime during the day on Sunday and while they enjoy the amazing food and drinks that Gaslight offers, the kiddos can go play video games such as “Mario Kart,” “The Walking Dead,” “Pacman,” “Jurassic Park” and more!

There is nothing like being a kid in an arcade. Getting lost in the adventures that video games provide is something that cannot be compared to anything else. These days, video games can be played anywhere, on anything. Phones, tablets, iPads and other various handhelds make playing video games easier than ever. But there’s something to be said about going to an actual venue, putting in actual quarters, standing in front of a video game and trying to beat a high score. Nothing can compare to that and its something that is wholly unique to The Gaslight Social.

Yes, The Gaslight is a bar and it offers an escape for adults by providing them with delicious beverages. But kids have worries, too, and The Gaslight offers them a chance to escape from them for just a little bit to get lost inside of a video game.

For hours, events and more information, check out their Facebook Page at https://www.facebook.com/barcadeatery/?ref=br_rs

Videos games aren’t the only way for children to get lost in their imaginations, which brings us to our next venue.

The David Street Station

Of course, we couldn’t speak of activities for kids without talking about The David Street Station. As the glue that holds almost every aspect of The District together, The David Street Station offers a bevvy of entertainment for kids and grownups alike!

Whether it’s the newly-installed Splash Pad, Family Game Nights, Movie Nights, picnics or concerts, The David Street Station exists to bring families and the community together. The Splash Pad, in particular, was an amazing idea to cool off during these hot summer months. But, as summer turns to fall turns to winter, David Street Station, again, has something up their sleeves.

In December, The Station will be installing an ice skating rink. This is something that hasn’t been a part of Casper in years. An outdoor skating rink is like something out of the movies and we can only imagine the multitude of people who will be celebrating the Christmas season by ice skating at David Street Station, then going home to drink hot chocolate and read. That sounds like the perfect evening to us, and we cannot wait to spend Christmas at The District.

Even without the skating rink, though, The David Street Station has proven itself to be a hub of the greatest aspects of The District- there’s food, music, art, culture, games and, most importantly, community. We live in a very isolated culture these days. Families can be sitting in one room together, watching 5 different movies on 5 different devices and barely speak to each other. What The David Street Station is trying to accomplish is bringing both families, and the community, together. It exists to provide memories, that’s all.

And there you have it. Four (out of many!) places that prove The District is for kids, too! We highly recommend any and all of these establishments. If you’re looking for something new, something different, something fun, you can find it in The District. So take away the iPads and the reruns of Paw Patrol and take your kids outside to experience all that The District has to offer!

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By: Nick Perkins

“They can say, they can say it all sounds crazy.
They can say, they can say I’ve lost my mind.
I don’t care, I don’t care; so call me crazy.
We can live in a world that we design.”  –  The Greatest Showman

Fate. It’s a funny word, a funny idea. Some people scoff at it. ‘Ain’t nobody runs my life but me!’ one might say. Another might take comfort in the idea that their futures are in the hands of somebody, or something, else. Yet another, still, might be content in simply not knowing. For Jim and Karen Kanelos, owners of The Office Bar & Grill, fate was never something that either had ever really considered; at least, in regards to their own lives. Looking back, it’s funny- Jim Kanelos is a very proud Greek man. He believes in hard work and getting out of something what you put into it. He has always taken his life into his own hands and he lives in a world that he, himself, has designed. Fate was never given the chance, so it seems. Growing up in Wyoming, with a very orthodox Greek family, wasn’t always the easiest life. Jim and his family had struggles, just like any other family. But there was always work, always laughter, always love.

And there was always, always food.

Jim’s family had spent years in the restaurant business. His father, James Sr., actually owned what would later become ‘The Office.’ Until 1998, it was called ‘The Olympus’ and it was, to Jim, the greatest show on earth.

“I worked side by side with my dad, in this business, forever,” Jim said of his childhood. “His idea was to make a better life for his children. The biggest thing I have to prove, to myself and to my father, is that we can be successful if we work as hard as he has.”

“We did,” he continued.

Jim learned the restaurant business from the bottom up. He washed dishes, he bussed tables, he cooked a thousand Gyros. He loved it. He loved learning the family business. He loved living the restaurant lifestyle. More than anything, though, he loved working with his dad. Especially when he got a nod of approval.

“He’s never the kind of guy that’s gonna say ‘good job,’” Jim said of his father. “You see it in his eyes.”

While working with his dad, Jim noticed another set of eyes, as well. And they belonged to the former Karen Goodman.

“There’s a house we can build;
Every room inside is filled with things from far away.
Special things I compile;
Each one there to make you smile on a rainy day.”  – The Greatest Showman

When Karen met Jim, she was a fully-licensed cosmetologist, working as a hair stylist. “I loved it,” she said with a smile. She was good at it, too. But she was no stranger to the restaurant business herself, and it wouldn’t be long before she was called back to it. Karen’s grandparents owned a restaurant in her hometown of Cheyenne. As fate would have it, the restaurant, named after her grandfather, was called “Jim’s Café.”

“I grew up in the restaurant business as well,” Karen reminisced. “For all the years of my childhood, I worked with my grandparents.”

It’s really not surprising, then, that Karen would return to the restaurant business one day. What was surprising, to her at least, was for whom she would return. She initially turned him down. When Jim was introduced to Karen by a mutual friend, he was immediately smitten. To him, she was the most beautiful woman in the world. Jim knew that he wanted Karen to be his from the moment he met her. But she was having none of it.

“I asked her out and she said no,” Jim remembered with a laugh. “Then, I asked her out again and she set up a date. And she cancelled. Then, I think I asked a third time.”

Again, she turned him down. Jim knew how to take a hint, as long as it was offered 2 or 3 times. He stopped asking and decided, perhaps for the very first time, to give fate a chance. If it was meant to happen, it would.

It did.

“She came into the restaurant one night and asked if I was working,” Jim said. “I went out and saw her and went ‘Wow, she could have gone anywhere, but she came here and asked for me? Alright, one more time.’ So I asked her out a fourth time.”

“Finally she said yes and then she wanted to marry me right after that,” he added.

While Jim and Karen began their courtship, Jim was also taking on more responsibility at the restaurant. Not content to just spend his evenings with Karen, one of the first big business decisions Jim made was to offer her a job.

“She was a hairdresser and I said ‘why don’t you come work for me?’” Jim stated. “And I talked her into it. She’s a people person and she works hard. What we love about the business is that the harder you work, the more it gives back to you. I’m a hard worker, and I’ll be the first to admit that she’s an even harder worker than me. Everyone in my family would even say that.”

Jim’s first decision was to hire Karen and everyone agreed it was a fantast idea. His second idea, however, was a bit more controversial.

“When [the restaurant] was on CY and Poplar, I can remember putting up the first TV,” Jim said. “My dad asked me, ‘What are you doing?’

I said ‘It’s a TV. For the customers.’

He said, ‘Why don’t you put one in the back for the dishwashers, too?’

When he saw me putting up movie posters and pictures, he said ‘Oh my goodness, what are you doing?’ Keep in mind, this is an old Greek guy.

I said ‘Trust me dad, trust me. I haven’t failed you yet, just trust me.” As soon as we started bringing more and more of that décor in and he saw how much people loved it, he got to the point that he actually enjoyed it as well.”

Jim said that the decision to put up all of the various Hollywood paraphernalia that he had collected over the years was made to entertain his customers. Some think, however, that it was done simply to make Karen smile. Both decisions, those of decorating the restaurant and hiring Karen, were two of the best business decisions Jim could have made. While it took his father some time to come around on the decorum, he was immediately just as smitten with Karen as Jim Jr. was. This was because Karen was not only beautiful; she was also one of the hardest working, kindest people both Jims had ever met.

“I saw how hard she worked and how friendly she was with the customers,” Jim said of Karen. “She just has those gifted social skills. Honestly, somebody could come who just had the worst day of their lives and they could talk with Karen and, all of a sudden, they just have a different outlook.”

Karen was special. Jim knew it the moment he met her. And he didn’t intend to waste any more time wondering. Fate had made good, and he wasn’t going to question it.

“I had never been married or engaged before, but after a couple of weeks, I looked at her and said ‘you’re the girl I’m going to marry.’”

It wasn’t too long after that prophetic statement was made, that it came to fruition. Karen and Jim were married in 1992 and in those 25 years, there have been struggles and celebrations. There have been peaks and valleys. But there has always been work, there has always been laughter, there has always been love.

And there has always, always been food.

Karen and Jim bought The Olympus from Jim’s dad in 1998. They renamed it ‘Karen and Jim’s’ and for the next 20 years, that’s exactly what it has been. Karen and Jim’s featured various insights into their lives and their family. It was, for all intents and purposes, an extension of their home. In 2004, Karen and Jim’s moved from the corner of CY and Poplar to its current location, right in the middle of The District. It was an institution of The District before The District even existed. With its movie posters and pictures and statues and replicas, Karen and Jim’s was a labor of love in every sense of the word. It was their baby before they had babies. But babies grow up. Times change and so, too, did Karen and Jim’s.

“When [the state of Wyoming] came to us and said they’d like to buy our property, our first question was ‘why?’” Jim stated. “They told us about the state building [which would have] about 350-400 employees. We explained to them that we’d be fools to sell because, well, state employees like to have lunch. They like to enjoy themselves after work. So right away we thought that we needed to come up with a new concept to accommodate our surroundings.”

That new concept was ‘The Office.’ It has less ‘flare’ than Karen and Jim’s did, but it has just as much heart. It also has windows and a patio and a new menu and a new bar and some of the best employees in The District, all of whom were trained by Karen and Jim themselves.

“If our employees aren’t happy and attentive and knowledgeable and on the ball, we won’t be successful,” Jim said. “But they are. We work with them non-stop to try to bring them to that level, to where they’re just like Karen out front.”

“And they’re just like Jim in the kitchen,” Karen added.

Having such a great team doesn’t mean that Jim and Karen are just sitting in the back counting money, however. In fact, it’s quite the opposite. One of them is there all day, every single day, working just as hard in the kitchen or behind the bar or on the floor.

“By us being here and keeping an eye on everything, we’re ready to jump in at any time behind the bar, behind the grill, bus tables, refill a drink, get you another Ranch; whatever it is, we’re here for that and our employees see that and our employees appreciate that,” Jim said.

“They’re incredible,” Karen said of their team.

Jim agreed. “They’re what make this business.”

Karen and Jim are very proud of their restaurant and of their employees. Karen is quick to offer encouragement to the team, with a kind word or a bright smile. Jim is a bit more subtle. He doesn’t heap praise with his words every single day, but his employees know when they’re making him proud.

They can see it in his eyes. If the employees of The Office make up the body of the business, then Karen is the heart and Jim is the soul. In fact, The Office could be considered to be the heart and soul of The District. This is especially true when any events are taking place in Downtown Casper. The Office is one of the first to help promote other businesses and various events that are constantly occurring in The District. Karen and Jim didn’t expect The District to become what it is, but they’re eager to see what it becomes.

“There’s more potential right now, downtown, than there ever has been,” Jim said. “To be quite honest, I don’t think we’ve seen half of what downtown is going to be.”

“However big, however small, let me be part of it all.
Share your dreams with me.
You may be right, you may be wrong;
Just say that you’ll bring me along
To the world you see.”  – The Greatest Showman

Before Jim Kanelos met Karen Goodman, he never thought much about fate. Jim was a man of action; he got it from his father. He believed that you get out of what you put into something. This was something he applied to his work and to his life in general. It was how he and his dad built the restaurant. But there are some things you can build and some things that just are. Karen and Jim’s, the restaurant, was something that was built- with years of hard work, blood, sweat, tears and Tzatziki sauce. Karen and Jim, the couple, well…that was written in the stars. Their relationship; it just is. Fate chose to bring Karen and Jim together because it knew the magic that would come from the pairing. That magic reveals itself every time Jim steals a kiss from Karen behind the bar, every time Karen smiles at a customer who has had a bad day, every time somebody comes into The Office for the first time and immediately feels like they are home. Looking at the bar or at their relationship, there is no denying that Karen and Jim have built something special together. Whether it was designed by fate, hard work or maybe a little bit of both, one thing cannot be denied and it was Karen who put it best:

‘We could never do it without each other.”

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By: Nick Perkins & McKenna Paulley

When Mrs. Bruce told her son Jam, along with his friends Hawk, Trip and Lex that it was “about time that you gave up that STUPID dream of yours once and for all!” because “no son of mine is gonna be a career musican…ever ever EVER!” she immediately painted herself as the main antagonist of the 70’s Throwback film Detroit Rock City. Parents were the enemy, man. They wanted to control you. They wanted to stop your dreams. They wanted to save your soul before it was offered to the Knights In Satan’s Service. Parents just didn’t get it.

In retrospect, it shouldn’t have been that surprising. When Hairball, a Glam Rock-Hairband-Pop Rock –Pretty Much Any 80’s Band Ever cover band was announced to play at The Gaslight Social on August 10th, 2018 it was assumed that it would be a success. 80’s Nostalgia is in full swing thanks to television shows, movies and, yes, music that have been influenced by, arguably, one of the greatest decades in the modern era.

It was not surprising, then, that there would be a HUGE crowd on that Friday night in August. What was surprising, but shouldn’t have been, was just who that crowd consisted of.

Since it’s opening in 2017, The Gaslight Social has been a hub of 20-30 somethings looking for a good time. While Gaslight has always claimed to be ‘open to all-ages,’ even going so far as to promote ‘Family Days’ on Sundays, the ‘typical’ Gaslight crowd has generally been full of Millennials. One needed to look no further than the arcade to see who Gaslight typically catered to.

But this wouldn’t do.

Perhaps wanting to remind everybody that Gaslight was, indeed, for everybody, the owners decided to book ‘Hairball,” a band that claims to be more than just a mere tribute- they were an event. This was proven in spades on August 10th as KISS took the stage and, if you didn’t know any better, you would swear that it was The Demon, The Starchild, The Spaceman and The Catman themselves rocking said stage. As the band morphed into Guns ‘N Roses, Twisted Sister, Aerosmith, Prince, Queen and more on that night, the crowd at Gaslight was taken back in time and, in a world full of easily digestible, homogenized, catered-to-the-lowest-common-denominator types of songs, they were reminded just how much music could rock.

Hairball at The Gaslight was truly an event. It was an experience. There were lights, cameras and a ton of action. It was magic, really. But the most magical thing about this night was not the band.

It was the crowd.

Panning the crowd, one would have expected to see the usual mix of Gaslight regulars- people between the ages of 21-30, with their heads buried in their cell phones. But this wasn’t the case. This show, this concert, this experience; it wasn’t for them and they knew it. It was for the people who grew up in the 70’s and 80’s. It was for the people who didn’t want to record this concert; they wanted to remember it. It was for the people who had to hide their KISS records in Donny Osmond covers. It was for the people who swore to themselves that they were never going to be like their parents. Those people are who made up the majority of the crowd at The Gaslight on Friday and, for one blissful evening, they weren’t grownups with bills to pay and families to raise.  They were kids again and the only thing they had to care about was the music, man.

As Hairball took the stage, playing all the hits from the greatest era the music industry has ever seen, it wasn’t 2018 anymore. For one night only, thanks to The Gaslight Social, it was 1978. It was the greatest bands in the world. It was a raised fist and a “f*ck you” and a smile. For one night only, it wasn’t a random summer evening in Casper, Wyoming.

It was Detroit Rock City.

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By: Nick Perkins

It’s been said that “Beauty is in the eye of the beholder.”

Is it?

For Jamie Moralez and Trisha Henriksen, owners of Spruce Nail Bar in Casper, beauty was always about more than mere aesthetics. Moralez is the former owner of Artisan Alley and had been promoting beauty through art for years before she approached Henriksen, a radiation therapist at the time, about opening a nail salon.

From the start, Moralez was determined to make sure that her nail salon was unlike any other nail salon in town. She wanted to be different. She wanted to be bold. She wanted to offer more than just manicures and pedicures. She wanted to give women (and men, too!) a chance to fully realize how beautiful they actually are. Henriksen shared this sentiment, and the idea for Spruce was born.

Spruce Nail Bar (or Spruce2), opened in October of 2017, and though there have been a few hiccups that come with any new business, it’s safe to say Moralez and Henriksen have achieved exactly what it was they set out to achieve. They have opened a nail salon (let’s call it a nail bar, thank you) that serves up beauty, nails and cocktails.

Wait, what?

Because Spruce is attached to The Gaslight Social, it falls under the liquor license that was purchased by owner Matt Galloway. He offered Moralez space in the building and challenged her to do something great with it.

She and Henriksen did, and in doing so, they created an experience unlike any other in town.

There are many aspects of Spruce Nail Bar that differentiate it from other salons in town. The products, for one, are all natural.

“We’re natural,” Henriksen boasted. “We only use products here that are chemical free. All of our scrubs are locally hand-made and they’re amazing.”

In addition to chemical-free products, Spruce also offers a different technique for cleaning.

“We use an autoclave which is a sterilizing technique that is medical-grade,” Henriksen stated. “It’s not required by the state of Wyoming, but it makes the tools a little extra clean. We don’t have whirlpool tubs because they can harbor a lot of infection. We’re really, really clean. We try to be as natural as we possibly can. We don’t do acrylic nails just because of the chemicals in them.”

The services that Spruce offer are vast and varied. Their manicures and pedicures packages come in different levels (Spruce, Sprucer, Sprucest) and include therapeutic Himalayan salt bombs, hydrating body butters, foot masks and more.  Spruce also offers services for men and children, because beauty isn’t only important to women.

If the products aren’t enough to sufficiently set them apart, the fact that one can enjoy a glass of wine or a margarita while getting pampered certainly does. The excellent staff from Gaslight serve up cocktails to Spruce patrons and the whole system offers up a unique experience for those whom are okay with being a little “extra.”

Spruce Nail Bar also houses Southern Flare Lashes and Central Wyoming Medical Aesthetics within the confines of their colorful walls. Southern Flare is the brainchild of Alyssa Navarro and she offers up a multitude of services, including eyelash work, facials, dermaplaning, waxing, spray tanning, permanent makeup, microdermabrasion and more. CWMA specializes in cool sculpting, fillers & injections, tattoo removal, Trusculpt and more. Everybody involved in this process, from the girls at Spruce, to Alyssa, to CWMA and even the employees at The Gaslight all delight in making somebody look and feel as beautiful as outside as they are inside. They all work together to achieve this, to provide something new and different, and the results have been…unexpected, to say the least.

“This business model is new to Casper,” Henriksen said. “We had a lot of people say, ‘this will never work, you guys shouldn’t do it, don’t spend the money.’”

“We like to show them our schedule every day and it makes us feel better,” Henriksen stated with a sly grin.

Spruce Nail Bar is booked solid. Henriksen said appointments are booked at least a week out, but that the results are more than worth the wait. With the variety of pampering techniques available at Spruce, this is truly something that everybody should experience at least once, regardless of sex, status or shyness.

Toni Antonovich is the manager and a fully-licensed cosmetologist at Spruce, and she stated that they are “a judgement free zone.”

“It doesn’t matter what your feet look like, we are here to make you look and feel beautiful,” Antonovich said. “Come in, have a glass of wine and enjoy yourself while it happens.”

When Jamie and Trisha first started developing the idea of Spruce2, they wanted to create an environment that was comfortable and fun. They wanted a place where somebody could walk in and immediately be treated like an old friend.

From the moment that they walk in, we greet them, and we let them pick out their colors and we let them pick out their lotion,” Henriksen said. “I don’t think it’s necessarily what you tell somebody- it’s how you make them feel throughout the whole process of it. Be engaging if they want you to be engaging, or don’t be if they want to just sit back and relax.”

Spruce was designed to be a place that made clients look and feel like their best selves. It was designed to be a place that promoted friendship, self-worth and, yes, beauty, nails and cocktails. Henriksen summed up the mission statement of Spruce with one sentence, and it is an idea that is echoed by everybody involved.

“Things that every woman should know: Every single person is beautiful, we just help highlight it.”

We want to believe that when Margaret Wolfe Hungerford first wrote that “beauty is in the eye of the beholder” in her book, Molly Bawn, she had the best of intentions. But is beauty actually in the eye of the beholder? No, it is not. True beauty comes from within and when a person walks through the doors of Spruce Nail Bar to get #AllSprucedUp, they will feel as though they are being welcomed home. And that, that is the true beauty of Spruce.

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