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Goods

Antique store

Father & Son Antiques
107 W. Hargett St., Raleigh
919-832-3030, www.swankarama.com

finalists
Everything But Grannie's Panties
Hunt & Gather
Revival Antiques & Accessories
Whitehall At The Villa Antiques

Bead store

Ornamentea
509 N. West St., Raleigh
919-834-6260, www.ornamentea.com

finalists
Beadazzled
Rare Earth Beads
The Bead Store

Bike shop

The Bicycle Chain
Various locations
www.thebicyclechain.com

finalists
Back Alley Bikes
Flythe Cyclery
Performance Bicycle
The Clean Machine

Camera store

Peace Camera
421 W. Peace St., Raleigh
919-836-2222, peacecamera.wordpress.com

finalists
Camera Works
Southeastern Camera
Wolf Camera & Image

CD/record store

Schoolkids Records
2114 Hillsborough St., Raleigh
919-821-7766, www.facebook.com/schoolkids

finalists
Bull City Records
CD Alley
Offbeat Music

Children's clothing store

The Red Hen
201 Weaver St., Carrboro
919-942-4420, www.theredhen.com

finalists
Babiology
Baby Bear Resale Shop
Glee Kids

Children's toy store

The Play House Toy Store
702 Ninth St., Durham
919-286-1317, www.playhousetoys.com

finalists
The Children's Store
Ali Cat
Learning Express

Comic book store

Chapel Hill Comics
316 W. Franklin St., Chapel Hill
919-967-4439, www.chapelhillcomics.com

finalists
Capitol Comics
Foundation's Edge
Ultimate Comics

Consignment shop

The Stock Exchange
6120 Farrington Rd., Chapel Hill
919-403-9977, www.chapelhillstockexchange.com

finalists
Fifi's Fine Resale Apparel
My Secret Closet
Revolver Consignment Boutique

Craft or gift shop

Zola Craft Gallery
626 Ninth St., Durham
919-286-5112, www.zolacraftgallery.com

finalists
Cameron's
Morgan Imports
Ornamentea

Dancewear

Footlights
10 W. Franklin St., Raleigh
919-832-4090, www.footlightsraleigh.com

finalists
Dance Design
Dance Etc.
Lululemon Athletica
Relevé Dancewear

Environmentally friendly store

Twig
99 S. Elliott Rd., Chapel Hill
919-929-8944, www.twigliving.com

finalists
The Scrap Exchange
Vert and Vogue
Whole Foods Market

Florist

Fallon's Creative Flowers
700 St. Mary's St., Raleigh
919-828-4134, www.fallonsflowers.com

finalists
Chapel Hill Florist
Kelly Odom
Ninth Street Flowers
University Florist & Gift Shop

Garden store

Logan's
707 Semart Dr., Raleigh
919-828-5337, www.logantrd.com

finalists
Fifth Season Gardening Co.
Southern States
Stone Brothers & Byrd

Jewelry store in Durham County

Jewelsmith
2200 W. Main St., Durham
919-286-2990, www.jewelsmith.com

finalists
Hamilton Hill Jewelry
Jared - The Galleria of Jewelry
Light Years Jewelry
Reeds Jewelers

Jewelry store in Orange/Chatham County

Goldworks
201 S. Estes Dr., Chapel Hill
919-932-1771, www.goldworks-nc.com

finalists
Catharine Callaway Jewelry
Grimball Jewelers
Light Years Jewelry
William Travis Jewelry

Jewelry store in Wake County

Bailey's Fine Jewelry
Cameron Village, 415 Daniels St., 919-829-7337
Crabtree Valley Mall, 4325 Glenwood Ave., 919-788-7500
www.baileybox.com

finalists
Cat Banjo
Diamonds Direct
Jared—The Galleria of Jewelry

Local bookstore

The Regulator Bookshop
720 ninth St., Durham
919-286-2700, www.regulatorbookshop.com

finalists
Flyleaf Books
Nice Price Books
Quail Ridge Books & Music

Local hardware store in Durham County

Triangle Pharmacy & True Value
1700 E. NC Hwy. 54, Durham, 919-544-1711
Woodcroft Shopping Center, 4711 Hope Valley Rd., Durham, 919-493-5722
www.triangletruevalue.com

finalists
Barnes Supply Co.
Public Hardware
Stone Brothers & Byrd

Local hardware store in Orange/Chatham County

Fitch Lumber & Hardware
309 N. Greensboro St., Carrboro
919-942-3153, www.fitchlumber.com

finalists
ACE Hardware
Dual Supply Co.
True Value

Local hardware store in Wake County

ACE Hardware
Various locations
www.acehardware.com

finalists
Briggs Hardware
Burke Brothers Hardware
Seaboard ACE Hardware

Local moving company

TROSA Moving
1820 James St., Durham
919-419-1059, www.trosamoving.com

finalists
Chapel Hill Moving Company
Quick Moves Moving Company
Two Men and A Truck

Local store to buy lingerie

Adam & Eve
Various locations
www.adamevestores.com

finalists
Cherry Pie
Night Gallery
Priscilla McCall's

Local wine store

Wine Authorities
2501 University Dr., Durham
919-489-2884, www.wineauthorities.com

finalists
3CUPS
The Wine Merchant
Total Wine

Local women's boutique

Vert and Vogue
905 W. Main St., Durham
919-251-8537, www.vertandvogue.com

finalists
Magpie
Scout and Molly's
Uniquities
Vaguely Reminiscent

Men's clothing

Vert and Vogue
Brightleaf Square, 905 W. Main St., Durham
919-251-8537, www.vertandvogue.com

finalists
Belk
JoS. A. Bank
Nordstrom

Place for kick-ass shoes

DSW
Various locations
www.dsw.com

finalists
Nordstrom
SRI Shoe Warehouse
Vaguely Reminiscent
Vert and Vogue

Place to buy a new vehicle

Chris Leith
11000 Capital Blvd., Wake Forest, 888-482-1325
10956 Star Rd., Wake Forest, 888-791-1026
www.chrisleith.com

finalists
Crown
Fred Anderson Toyota
Johnson Lexus
Performance Automall

Place to buy a pre-owned vehicle

CarMax
3809 Capital Blvd., Raleigh, 919-325-2273
8520 Glenwood Ave., Raleigh, 919-783-9494
www.carmax.com

finalists
Auction Direct USA
Chris Leith
Johnson Lexus
Triangle Imports

Place to buy a scooter

Combustion Cycles
911 E. Trinity Ave., Durham
919-688-5009, www.combustioncycles.com

finalists
Bikers Boulevard
Scooterz NC
Triangle Cycles

Place to buy a sleeping bag

REI
Various locations
www.rei.com

finalists
Dick's Sporting Goods
Great Outdoor Provision Company
Townsend Bertram & Company

Place to buy candy

A Southern Season
University Mall, 201 S. Estes Dr., Chapel Hill
919-929-7133, www.southernseason.com

finalists
Escazu Artisan Chocolates
Foster's Market
Parker and Otis

Place to buy erotic gifts

Cherry Pie
1819 Fordham Blvd., Chapel Hill
919-928-0499, www.cherrypieonline.com

finalists
Adam & Eve
Frisky Business Boutique
Priscilla McCall's

Place to buy last-minute gifts

Cameron's Gallery
201 S. Estes Dr., Chapel Hill
919-942-5554, www.camerons-gallery.com

finalists
Accipiter
Epona & Oak
Morgan Imports
Vaguely Reminiscent

Place to buy musical instruments

High Strung Violins & Guitars
1116 Broad St., Durham
919-286-3801, www.highstrungdurham.com

finalists
Guitar Center
Harry's Guitar Shop
The Music Loft

Place to buy new furniture

Ecko
6740 Fleetwood Dr., Raleigh
919-781-0081, www.eckohome.com

finalists
Ambiente Furniture
Nowell's Furniture
Whitley Furniture Galleries

Retail beer selection

Sam's Quik Shop
1605 Erwin Rd., Durham
919-286-4110, www.samsquikshop.com

finalists
Carrboro Beverage Company
Peace Street Market
Total Wine

Retail cheese selection

Whole Foods Market
Various locations
www.wholefoodsmarket.com

finalists
A Southern Season
Trader Joe's
Weaver Street Market

Salvage/re-use business

The Scrap Exchange
Cordoba Center for the Arts, 923 Franklin St. Bay 1, Durham
919-688-6960, www.scrapexchange.org

finalists
Father & Son Antiques
Habitat for Humanity ReStore
PTA Thrift Shop

Store to buy eyeglasses

Specs Eye Care
701 Ninth St., Durham, 919-286-4426
Renaissance Village Shopping Center, 8202 Renaissance Pkwy., Durham

finalists
20/20 Eyeworks
Eye Care Associates
LensCrafters
Upchurch Optical Center

Video store

Avid Video
1918 Perry St., Durham
919-286-1104

finalists
Blockbuster
GameStop
North American Video

Vintage store

Father & Son Antiques
107 W. Hargett St., Raleigh
919-832-3030, www.swankarama.com

finalists
Beggars & Choosers
Dolly's Vintage
Time After Time Vintage Thrift Shop

  • Congrats to this year's winners and finalists!

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