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Goods

Antique store

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

finalists

Everything But Grannies Panties
Hunt & Gather
Whitehall at the Villa Antiques

Bead store

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

finalists

Rare Earth Beads
The Bead Store

Bike shop

The Bicycle Chain
Various locations
thebicyclechain.com

finalists

All-Star Bike Shop
Back Alley Bikes
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

CD/record store

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

finalists

All Day Records
Bull City Records
CD Alley
Offbeat Music

Children's clothing store

The Red Hen
University Mall, 201 S Estes Dr, Chapel Hill
919-942-4420
theredhen.com

finalists

Babiology
Glee Kids
Kid to Kid

Children's toy store

The Children's Store
243 S Elliott Rd, Chapel Hill
919-942-8027
www.thechildrensstoreinc.com

finalists

Ali Cat
Learning Express
The Play House

Comic book store

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

finalists

Capital Comics
Sci Fi Genre Comics and Games
Ultimate Comics

Consignment shop

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

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

Craft or gift shop

Womancraft
The Shops at Eastgate, 1800 E Franklin St, Chapel Hill
919-929-8362
womancraftgifts.com

finalists

Cameron's
Ornamentea
Zola Craft Gallery

Dancewear

Relevé Dancewear
280 Meeting St, Suite 105, Cary
919-854-4442
www.relevedancewear.com

finalists

Dance Design
Footlights
Frisky Business Boutique

Environmentally friendly store

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

finalists

Common Ground
The Scrap Exchange
Vert & Vogue
Whole Foods Market

Fair trade store

Ten Thousand Villages
435 Woodburn Rd, Raleigh
919-821-1100
raleigh.tenthousandvillages.com
Eastgate Shopping Center, 1800 E Franklin St, Chapel Hill
919-929-8022
chapelhill.tenthousandvillages.com

finalists

One World Market
Twig
Whole Foods Market

Florist

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

finalists

Chapel Hill Florist
Ninth Street Flowers
University Florist & Gift Shop

Garden store

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

finalists

Fifth Season Gardening Company
Southern States
Stone Brothers & Byrd

Jewelry store in Durham County

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

finalists

Atelier N
Hamilton Hill Jewelry
Light Years Jewelry

Jewelry store in Orange/Chatham County

Grimball Jewelers
79 S Elliott Rd, Chapel Hill
919-929-2580
www.grimballjewelers.com

finalists

Goldworks Fine Jewelry
Light Years Jewelry
William Travis Jewelry

Jewelry store in Wake County

Bailey's
415 Daniels St, Raleigh
919-829-7337
www.baileybox.com

finalists

Diamonds Direct Crabtree
Epona & Oak
Ora Designers/Fine Jewelers

Local beer

Fullsteam Brewery
726 Rigsbee Ave, Durham
919-682-2337
www.fullsteam.ag

finalists

Big Boss - Bad Penny
Carolina Brewery
Lonerider Brewing Company

Local bookstore

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

finalists

Flyleaf Books
Nice Price Books and Records
Quail Ridge Books and Music

Local cheese producer

Chapel Hill Creamery
615 Chapel Hill Creamery Rd, Chapel Hill
919-967-3757
www.chapelhillcreamery.com

finalists

Celebrity Dairy
Elodie Farms
Hillsborough Cheese Company

Local fabric or yarn store

Cozy
770 Ninth St, Durham
919-286-3400
www.cozyon9th.com

finalists

Hillsborough Yarn Shop
Mulberry Silks & Fine Fabrics
Thimble Pleasures

Local hardware store in Durham County

Triangle Pharmacy Ace Hardware
Woodcroft Shopping Center, 4711 Hope Valley Rd, Durham
919-493-5722
1700 E NC Hwy 54, Durham
919-544-1711
www.acehardware.com

finalists

Barnes Supply
Public Hardware
Town & Country Hardware

Local hardware store in Orange/Chatham County

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

finalists

Brown's Paint & Hardware
Dual Supply
Town & Country Hardware

Local hardware store in Wake County

Seaboard ACE Hardware
802 Semart Dr, Raleigh
919-834-8600
www.seaboardace.com

finalists

Briggs Hardware
Burke Brothers
Stephens Ace Hardware

Local moving company

TROSA
1820 James St, Durham
919-419-1059
www.trosainc.org

finalists

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

Local store to buy lingerie

Frisky Business Boutique
1720 New Raleigh Hwy, Durham
919-957-4441
www.friskystore.com

finalists

Adam & Eve
Cherry Pie
Priscilla McCall's

Local wine store

Wine Authorities
2501 University Dr, Suite 6A, Durham
919-489-2884
wineauthorities.com

finalists

Raleigh Wine Shop
Seaboard Wine
Total Wine

Local women's boutique

Vert & Vogue
Brightleaf Square, 905 W Main St, Suite 24-B, Durham
919-251-8537
www.vertandvogue.com

finalists

Bevello
Magpie Boutique
Uniquities
Vestique

Men's clothing

Vert & Vogue
Brightleaf Square, 905 W Main St, Suite 24-B, Durham
919-251-8537
www.vertandvogue.com

finalists

Belk
Men's Wearhouse
Nordstrom

New business

Tasty Beverage Company
327 W Davie St, Suite 106, Raleigh
919-828-2789
tastybeverageco.com

finalists

Jubala Village Coffee
Raleigh Wine Shop
Reliable Cheese Company

Outdoor outfitter

REI
6911 Fayetteville Rd, Durham
919-806-3442
1751 Walnut St, Cary
919-460-9995
4291 The Circle at North Hills, Raleigh
919-571-5031
www.rei.com

finalists

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

Place for kick-ass shoes

DSW
3615 Witherspoon Blvd, Durham
919-493-9280
427 Crossroads Blvd, Cary
919-858-8850
3604 Sumner Blvd, Raleigh
919-792-0710
www.dsw.com

finalists

Fleet Feet Sports
Monkee's, LLC
Nordstrom
Vert & Vogue

Place to buy a new vehicle

Chris Leith
10956 Star Rd, Wake Forest
888-482-6559
www.chrisleithkia.com
10936 Star Rd, Wake Forest
888- 435-9618
www.chrisleithdodge.com
chrisleith.com

finalists

Crossroads
Fred Anderson Toyota and Scion
Johnson Automotive
Performance Automall

Place to buy a pre-owned vehicle

CarMax
8520 Glenwood Ave, Raleigh
919-325-2273
www.carmax.com

finalists

Johnson Automotive
Leith Used Cars and Preowned Vehicles
Triangle Imports

Place to buy a scooter

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

finalists

Scooterz NC
Triangle Cycles

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
6311 Glenwood Ave, Raleigh
919-803-6392
www.cherrypieonline.com

finalists

Adam & Eve
Frisky Business Boutique
Priscilla McCall's

Place to buy last-minute gifts

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

finalists

Accipiter
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
Marsh Woodwinds
The Music Loft

Place to buy new furniture

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

finalists

Ambiente Furniture
Hill Country Woodworks
Nowell's Contemporary Furniture

Place to rent DVDs or video games

Redbox
www.redbox.com

finalists

Avid Video
Blockbuster
North American Video

Retail beer selection

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

finalists

Carrboro Beverage Company
Tasty Beverage Company
Total Wine

Retail cheese selection

Whole Foods Market
Various locations
www.wholefoodsmarket.com

finalists

A Southern Season
Reliable Cheese Company
Weaver Street Market

Salvage/re-use business

The Scrap Exchange
923 Franklin St, Bay 1, Durham
919-688-6960
www.scrapexchange.org

finalists

Cause for Paws
Goodwill
Habitat for Humanity
PTA Thrift Shop

Store to buy eye glasses

Specs
8202 Renaissance Pkwy, Suite 105, Durham
919-572-1200
www.specsnc.com

finalists

Carrboro Family Vision
Eye Care Associates
Upchurch Optical

Vintage store

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

finalists

Dolly's Vintage
Everything But Grannies Panties
Time After Time

  • Congratulations to this year's winners and finalists! And thank you to everyone who voted in this year's poll.

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