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2010 Readers' Choice poll winners 

Congratulations to this year's winners and finalists!

And thank you to all of our readers who voted in this year's poll.

Special thanks to: David Lorimer, Renée McDonald and Sarah Hagar, who assisted with this project.

Search our database: Browse the Indy's Locations Guide for current and previous Best of the Triangle winners.




Goods

Antique Store

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

finalists: Everything But Grannies Panties, James Kennedy Antiques, Nomadic Trading Company

Bike Shop

The Bicycle Chain various locations • thebicyclechain.com

finalists: All Star Bike Shop, Performance Bicycle, The Clean Machine

Camera/ Video Store

Peace Camera 421 W. Peace St. • Raleigh • 836-2222 • www.peacecamera.com

finalists: Best Buy, Southeastern Camera, Wolf Camera

Candy Selection

A Southern Season University Mall, 201 S. Estes Drive • Chapel Hill • 929-7133 • southernseason.com

finalists: Foster's Market, Parker and Otis, The Fresh Market

CD/ Record Store

Schoolkids Records 2114 Hillsborough St. • Raleigh • 821-7766 • www.myspace.com/schoolkidsrecords

finalists: Bull City Records, CD Alley, Offbeat Music

Children's Clothing Store

The Red Hen 201 Weaver St. • Carrboro • 942-4420 • theredhen.com

finalists: Glee Kids, Moxie Kids, Vert & Vogue

Children's Toy Store

The Playhouse 702 Ninth St. • Durham • 286-2811 • www.playhousetoys.com

finalists: Ali Cat, Learning Express, The Children's Store

Comic Book Store

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

finalists: Capitol Comics, Sci Fi Genre, Ultimate Comics

Consignment Shop

Revolver Consignment Boutique 124 Glenwood Ave. • Raleigh • 834-3053 • revolverconsignmentboutique.blogspot.com

finalists: Classic Treasures, My Secret Closet, The Stock Exchange

Craft or Gift Shop

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

finalists: Cameron's, Nested, Zola Craft Gallery

Dancewear

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

finalists: CC & Co. Dance Complex, Dance Design, Footlights

Environmentally Friendly Store

Twig 99 S. Elliott Road • Chapel Hill • 929-8944 • www.twigliving.com

finalists: Scrap Exchange, Vert & Vogue, Whole Foods Market

Florist

North Raleigh Florist 7457 Six Forks Road • Raleigh • 847-3381 • www.northraleighfloristinc.com

finalists: Fallon's, Ninth Street Flowers, University Florist and Gift Shop

Garden Store

Logan Trading Company 707 Semart Drive • Raleigh • 1-866-906-8141 • www.logantrd.com

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

Jewelry Store in Durham County

Hamilton Hill Jewelry 905 W. Main St. • Durham • 683-1474 • www.hamiltonhilljewelry.com

finalists: Atelier N, Jewelsmith, Light Years Jewelry

Jewelry Store in Orange/ Chatham County

Goldworks 201 S. Estes Drive • Chapel Hill • 932-1771 • www.goldworks-nc.com

finalists: Light Years Jewelry, Wentworth & Sloan Jewelers Inc., William Travis Jewelry

Jewelry Store in Wake County

Bailey's Fine Jewelry 415 Daniels St. • Raleigh • 829-7337 • www.baileybox.com

finalists: Jared's, Jolly's Jewelers and Silversmiths, Light Years Jewelry

Local Bookstore

The Regulator Bookshop 720 Ninth St. • Durham • 286-2700 • www.regulatorbookshop.com

finalists: Flyleaf Books, Nice Price Books, Quail Ridge Books & Music

Local Hardware Store in Durham County

Triangle True Value 1700 E. N.C. Highway 54 • Durham • 544-1711 • www.triangletruevalue.com

finalists: Barnes Supply Company, Public Hardware, Stone Brothers & Byrd

Local Hardware Store in Orange/ Chatham County

Fitch Lumber 309 N. Greensboro St. • Carrboro • 942-3153 • fitchlumber.com

finalists: Ace Hardware, Dual Supply, Pope's True Value Hardware

Local Hardware Store in Wake County

Ace Hardware various locations • www.acehardware.com

finalists: B&W Hardware, Briggs Hardware, Burke Brothers Hardware

Local Moving Company

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

finalists: Chapel Hill Moving Company, Two Men and a Truck

Local Store to Buy Lingerie

Adam & Eve 6400 Fayetteville Road • Durham • 572-9922 • www.adamevestores.com

finalists: Cherry Pie, Night Gallery, Priscilla's

Local Wine Store in Durham County

Wine Authorities 2501 University Drive • Durham • 489-2884 • www.wineauthorities.com

finalists: Hope Valley Bottle Shop, Parker and Otis, Total Wine & More

Local Wine Store in Orange/ Chatham County

A Southern Season University Mall, 201 S. Estes Drive • Chapel Hill • 929-7133 • southernseason.com

finalists: 3CUPS, Chapel Hill Wine Company, Hillsborough Wine Company

Local Wine Store in Wake County

Seaboard Wine Warehouse & Tasting Bar 802 Semart Drive • Raleigh • 831-0850 • www.seaboardwine.com

finalists: The Wine Merchant, Total Wine & More, Wine 101

Local Women's Boutique

Vert & Vogue 905 W. Main St. #24B • Durham • 251-8537 • www.vertandvogue.com

finalists: fab'rik, Magpie Boutique, Uniquities

Men's Clothing

Vert & Vogue 905 W. Main St. #24B • Durham • 251-8537 • www.vertandvogue.com

finalists: Belk, Jos. A. Bank, Nordstrom

Place for Kick-Ass Shoes

DSW 3604 Sumner Blvd. • Raleigh • 792-0710 • www.dsw.com

finalists: Nordstrom, SRI Shoes, Vert & Vogue

Place to Buy a New Vehicle

Leith Auto Centers various locations • www.leithcars.com

finalists: Anderson Automotive Group, Crossroads Automotive Group, Johnson Automotive, Performance Automall

Place to Buy a Pre-Owned Vehicle

Carmax 8520 Glenwood Ave. • Raleigh • 783-9494 • Carmax.com

finalists: Auction Direct, Johnson Automotive, Leith Auto Centers, Triangle Imports

Place to Buy a Scooter

Scooterz Inc. 2020 Hillsborough St. • Raleigh • 832-3585 • www.scooterzinc.com

finalists: Bikers Boulevard, Combustion Cycles, Triangle Cycles

Place to Buy a Sleeping Bag

REI various locations • www.rei.com

finalists: Dick's Sporting Goods, Great Outdoor Provision Co., Townsend Bertram & Company

Place to Buy Last-Minute Gifts

Cameron's 201 S. Estes Drive • Chapel Hill • 942-5554 • www.camerons-gallery.com

finalists: Accipiter, Morgan Imports, Nested

Place to Buy Musical Instruments

Music Loft of Carrboro 116 W. Main St. • Carrboro • 968-4411 • www.carrloft.net

finalists: Guitar Center, Harry's Guitar Shop, High Strung Violins & Guitars

Place to Buy New Furniture (tie)

Ecko 6740 Fleetwood Drive • Raleigh • 781-0081 • www.eckointernational.com

Nowell's Contemporary Furniture 900 E. Chatham St. • Cary • 467-9224 • nowellsfurniture.com

finalists: Ambiente Modern Furniture, Morgan Imports

Retail Beer Selection

Sam's Quik Shop 1605 Erwin Road • Durham • 286-4110 • samsquikshop.com

finalists: Carrboro Beverage Company, Peace Street Market, Total Wine & More

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

Scrap Exchange 548 Foster St. • Durham • 688-6960 • www.scrapexchange.org

finalists: Goodwill Industries of Eastern North Carolina, Habitat for Humanity Re Store, PTA Thrift Store

Store to Buy Eyeglasses

Specs Eyecare 8030 Renaissance Parkway • Durham • 572-1200 / 701 Ninth St. • Durham • 286-4426 • www.specsnc.com

finalists: Eye Care Associates, Upchurch Drugs

Video Store

Visart Video various locations • www.myspace.com/visartvideo

finalists: Avid Video, Blockbuster, North American Video

Vintage Store

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

finalists: Dolly's, Roulette Vintage, Time After Time

  • Congratulations to this year's winners and finalists!

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