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    Thank you for sending such hard working, responsible and meticulous men to do the painting in our house. The crew worked hard and well as a team to complete all of the assigned tasks. Eric's presence was also helpful in making sure we had the right colors, checking on progress and communicating between all involved. We especially appreciated their prompt arrivals, attention to details, clean-up, and consideration of our needs, which included putting up with our big, friendly and nosy lab.

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    University Heights

  • Gift Ideas For The Gadget Guru In Your Life

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    If you have a gadget guru in your family, check out some of these great gift ideas that will surely impress them, courtesy of LifeHacker:

    He likes things the good old-fashioned way. He favors tea over coffee; thinks baseball is a daft perversion of cricket; prefers leather and wood to brushed aluminum and carbon fiber; and above all, he wishes everything were just a little more... civilized.

    There's no way 'round it: you're buying for someone with a love affair with all things British. Here's what to get for your very own Englishman in New York.

    1.Roberts Revivial iStream Radio

    This re-issue of Roberts' classic British analogue radio from the fifties might look unfussy, but beneath its retro leather exterior lurks a wealth of tech. Picking up your home WiFi signal, this radio can access thousands of radio stations from around the world, or pipe your personal music collection directly from your laptop.

    Your loved one can set the alarm and wake up to their Britpop anthems, streamed right form their computer. Let's face it, they're not going to be waking up next to Kate Middleton any time soon — this is the next best thing. $300 [Roberts]

    2. Barbour Sporting Tweed Coat

    There's something of an unwritten rule in the UK: everybody should own something made of tweed. I have a tweed jacket. So does Doctor Who, Sherlock Holmes and most of the Royal Family. But even something as terribly traditional as tweed can be updated. So I recommend a technical twist, in the shape of this wonderful Barbour jacket. It's made of their sporting tweed, but is lined with Gore Tex. Not only will it keep any Anglophile looking the part, it'll keep them dry, too. $670

    3. Pashley Clubman Urban

    He's all dressed up with somewhere to go? Then it seems the gentleman requires a bicycle. But forget fixies and shove your singlespeeds: he needs a Pashley. Founded in 1926 and based in Stratford-upon-Avon—birthplace of Shakespeare and regrettable high school renditions of Shakespeare—their bikes ooze Britishness.

    The Clubman Urban is ideal for round the city: simple, fast, and smart. Kitted out with more brown leather than a cow, it's like an oak-paneled smoking room in bicycle form. And it has three gears, too, so it'll beat his crude fixie friends away from the lights. $1,500 [Pashley, available in the US via Belmont Distribution]

    4. Audio Technica ATH-ESW9A Portable Wooden Headphones

    The hustle and bustle of the city can get too much for an Englishman's delicate sensibilities, so it pays to be able to drown out the noise of the marauding masses with some decent headphones. While these Audio Technica's don't hail from UK shores, they look about as English as the queen, wearing a bowler hat, stood next to Big Ben. These headphones sound amazing—the wooden housings are made of African Padauk and contain specially designed 42mm drivers and look more traditional than a gramophone. Spiffing. $350 [Audio Technica]

    5. BookBook for iPhone

    There is no decent smart phone that comes with a classy wooden case as standard, but iPhones look too damn sleek and modern for your loved one. Why not cover it up and make it look like an intellectual periodical instead? The BookBook cossets an iPhone in leather, in the least sexy way imaginable. There, that's better. $60 [Twelve South]

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