Readers’ Poll Winners
Best local shop that’s withstood the test of time
Best boutique for women
Best boutique for men
Best local clothing designer
Best local fashion blog or blogger
Best vintage store
Best resale shop
Best shoe store
Best jewelry store
Best eyewear
Best bike shop
Best record store
Best bookstore
Best home furnishings
Best place to spruce up your home on the cheap
Best garden store
Best adult novelty store
Best place to buy local wares
Best indie crafter
Best pet store
Best dog walkers
Best doggie day care
Best vet
Best tattoo shop
Best auto repair shop
Best dentist
Best general practitioner
Best mani/pedi
Best massage
Best barber shop
Best hair salon
Best place to get married
Best hotel
Best apartment finder
Best real estate agent
Reader Critics’ Picks
Best place to retro-fy your wardrobe
Best social event that’s also good for scoring vintage furniture
Best resale store for fashion and home
Best place to drop dough on fancy flea-market-esque housewares
Best place to buy a vintage scary clown cookie jar
Best bookstore with a cat
Best place to score free used books on the sidewalk
Best grocery store whose name perfectly matches its products
Best place to get your shoes repaired by a master
Best eccentric wristwatch collection
Best florist window display for soothing your nerves
Best flower shop you wish you could live in
Best place to learn yoga and French in the same class
Best dance school for students from age five to 65
Best place for unusual continuing education classes
Best root canal to change your mind about root canals
Best place to get your lady parts vacation-ready without waxing your wallet
Best stylist to makeover your hair color and become your new best friend
Best foreign-car mechanic for those who probably shouldn’t own a foreign car
Best relaxing $25 overnight stay
Best $75 hotel room