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By Readers · March 29th, 2011 · Shops & Services
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BEST NEW STORE
Charming Charlie -
2693A Edmondson Road, Oakley, 513-351-2251
2. Picnic and Pantry, 4163 Hamilton Ave., Northside, 513-681-8600
3. Chicken Lays An Egg, 1608 Chase Ave., Northside, 513-834-9268
4. lululemon athletica, 3437 Michigan Ave., Hyde Park, 513-321-2358
5. Pet Wants,
1813 Pleasant St. (inside Findlay Market next to Silverglades) Over-the-Rhine, 513-721-8696
6. Roads Rivers and Trails, 118 Main St., Milford, 513-248-7787
7. Mayberry Foodstuffs, 203 E. Seventh St., Downtown, 513-621-5555
8. 4U Urban Fashion Boutique, 16 E. 12th St., Over-the-Rhine, 513-407-8059
9. Peppermint Park Doggie Daycare, 1284 Heitman Lane, Batavia, 513-752-5046
10. Brush Factory,
3229 Madison Road, Oakley, 513-321-9500

ACUPUNCTURIST
Carole Paine
- 5400 Kennedy Ave., Pleasant Ridge, 513-317-3660
2. Dr. Liza Allen, West Chester
3. Dr. Dorothy Shaffer, Norwood

ANTIQUE STORE
Duck Creek Antique Mall
- 3715 Madison Road, Madisonville, 513-321-0900
2. Wooden Nickel, Over-the-Rhine
3. Florence Antique Mall, Florence, Ky.

BANK/CREDIT UNION
Fifth Third Bank
2. PNC Bank
3. US Bank

BARBER SHOP
Kings Court Master Barber & Shoe Shine Service -
44 E. Court St., Downtown, 513-578-2263
2. Gil’s Barber Shop, Pleasant Ridge
3. Taylor Jameson Hair Design, Northside/Hyde Park

BICYCLE STORE
Montgomery Cyclery
- Multiple locations
2. Bishop’s Bicycles, Milford
3. Reser Bicycle Outfitters, Newport

BOOKSTORE (CHAIN)
Joseph-Beth Booksellers
- 2692 Madison Road, Norwood, 513-396-8960
2. Barnes & Noble, multiple locations
3. Half Price Books
, Kenwood/Northgate

BOOKSTORE (NON-CHAIN)
Blue Manatee
- 3054 Madison Road, Oakley, 513-731-2665
2. Shake It Records, Northside
3. Ohio Book Store, Downtown

BOTTLED BEER SELECTION
Jungle Jim’s
- 5440 Dixie Hwy., Fairfield, 513-674-6000
2. Party Source, Bellevue
3. Dilly Deli, Mariemont

CAMERA STORE
Ritz Camera -
Norwood/Kenwood
2. Best Buy, multiple locations
3. Cord Camera
, multiple locations

CAR REPAIR
Bob Sumerel Tire -
Multiple locations
2. Donovan’s Auto & Tire, Pleasant Ridge
3. Whitie’s Car Care, Walnut Hills

CAR WASH
Mike’s Express
- Multiple locations
2. Rainbow, Madisonville
3. Johnny’s Car Wash, Anderson Twp.

CATERER
Chef Debbie Spangler, Yummy-issimo! Personal Chef Service
- 513-325-0234
2. (TIE) Funky’s Catering, Norwood; Vonderhaar’s Catering, Reading
3. Take the Cake, Northside

CD/RECORD STORE (CHAIN)
Best Buy
- Multiple locations
2. Half Price Books, Kenwood/Northgate
3. Joseph Beth Booksellers, Norwood

CD/RECORD STORE (NON-CHAIN)
Shake It Records
- 4156 Hamilton Ave., Northside, 513-591-0123
2. Everybody’s Records, Pleasant Ridge
3. Phil’s Records, Cold Spring

CHIROPRACTOR
Dr. Deanna Lorts, Lorts Chiropractic -
6089 Salem Road, Anderson, 513-474-5044
2. Mt. Lookout Chiropractic Center, Mount Lookout
3. Thrive Chiropractic, Oakley

CLOTHING STORE (CHAIN)
Kohl’s
- Multiple locations
2. Anthropologie, Norwood
3. TJ Maxx
, multiple locations

CLOTHING STORE (NON-CHAIN)
Village Thrift
- Multiple locations
2. Pangaea, Clifton
3. Mustard Seed, Clifton

CHILDREN’S CLOTHING STORE
Once Upon a Child
- Multiple locations
2. Children’s Place, multiple locations
3. The Spotted Goose, Oakley

COMPUTER STORE
Apple Store
- 7875 Montgomery Road, Kenwood, 513-791-9866
2. Microcenter, Sharonville
3. Best Buy
, multiple locations

CORNER STORE
Park Vine
- 1202 Main St., Over-the-Rhine, 513-721-7275
2. U.D.F., multiple locations
3. Clifton Natural Foods, Clifton Heights

DAY SPA
Mitchell’s Salon & Day Spa
- 2692 Madison Road, Norwood, 513-731-0600; 8118 Montgomery Road, Kenwood, 513-793-0900; 11330 Princeton Road, Springdale, 513-772-3200
2. Aveda, multiple locations
3. Woodhouse Day Spa, Montgomery

DENTIST
Cincinnati Dental Services
- Multiple locations
2. Barry Applegate, Covington
3. Walter Gay, Downtown

DEPARTMENT STORE
Macy’s

2. Nordstrom

3. Target

DOCTOR
Group Health Associates
- Multiple locations
2. For Women Inc., Sharonville
3. Queen City Physicians, multiple locations

DOGGIE DAYCARE
The Pet Spot
- 2503 Norwood Ave., Norwood, 513-351-7768
2. Red Dog Pet Resort & Spa, Oakley
3. Pet Suites
, Sharonville

DRIVE-THRU MARKET
City Beverage of Hyde Park
- 3661 Shaw Ave., Hyde Park, 513-321-1192
2. Beer Cave, multiple locations
3. Trotta’s Pizza & Drive Thru, Western Hills

DRY CLEANER
Widmer’s
- Multiple locations
2. Springdale Cleaners, multiple locations
3. Appearance Plus
, multiple locations

ELECTRONICS STORE
Best Buy
- Multiple locations
2. Apple Store, Kenwood
3. Microcenter, Sharonville

EYEWARE STORE
LensCrafters
- Multiple locations
2. Thoma & Sutton, Kenwood/Downtown
3. Wing Eyecare
, multiple locations

FLORIST
Adrian Durban
- 3401 Clifton Ave., Clifton, 513-221-8222; 6941 Cornell Road, Blue Ash, 513-489-7673; 8584 E.

Kemper Road, Loveland, 513-489-7717
2. Jones the Florist
, Downtown/Sycamore/Mason
3. Robin Wood, Evanston

FRAME SHOP
Hobby Lobby
- Multiple locations
2. Michael’s Crafts
, multiple locations
3. Frame USA
, Springdale

FURNITURE STORE
Ikea
- 9500 Ikea Way, West Chester, 513-779-7100
2. Furniture Fair, multiple locations
3. Arhaus
, Kenwood

GREEN-ORIENTED BUSINESS
Park Vine
- 1202 Main St., Over-the-Rhine, 513-721-7275
2. Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden, 3400 Vine St., Avondale, 513-281-4700
3. Trader Joe’s
7788 Montgomery Road, Kenwood, 513-984-3452
4. Whole Foods
2693 Edmondson Road, Norwood, 513-531-8015
5. Melt
4165 Hamilton Ave., Northside, 513-861-MELT
6. Aveda
, multiple locations
7. Clifton Natural Foods, 169 W. McMillan Ave., Clifton Heights, 513-961-6111
8. earthineer.com
9. Aquarius Star & Om Cafe, 329 Ludlow Ave., Clifton, 513-381-3436
10. Marvin’s Organic Gardens, 2055 U.S. Route 42, Lebanon, 513-932-3319

GROCERY STORE
Kroger -
Multiple locations
2. Jungle Jim’s, Fairfield
3. Findlay Market, Over-the-Rhine

HAIR SALON
Mitchell’s Salon & Day Spa
- 2692 Madison Road, Norwood, 513-731-0600; 8118 Montgomery Road, Kenwood, 513-793-0900; 11330 Princeton Road, Springdale, 513-772-3200
2. Aveda, multiple locations
3. Taylor Jameson Hair Design, Northside/Hyde Park

HARDWARE STORE
Ace Hardware
- Multiple locations
2. Lowe’s, multiple locations
3. Home Depot
, multiple locations

HEALTH FOOD STORE
Whole Foods
- 2693 Edmondson Road, Norwood, 513-531-8015
2. Findlay Market, Over-the-Rhine
3. Jungle Jim’s, Fairfield

HEALTH/WORKOUT CLUB
YMCA
- Multiple locations
2. CrossFit Northern Kentucky, Florence
3. Urban Active, multiple locations

HOME ACCESSORIES STORE
Ikea
- 9500 Ikea Way, West Chester, 513-779-7100
2. Bed, Bath and Beyond, multiple locations
3. Home Goods
, Norwood/Florence/Symmes Township

HOSPITAL
Christ Hospital
- 2139 Auburn Ave., Mount Auburn, 513-585-2000
2. Children’s Hospital Medical Center, Avondale
3. Good Samaritan Hospital, Clifton

HOTEL
The Cincinnatian
- 601 Vine St., Downtown, 513-381-300
2. Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza, Downtown
3. Westin Hotel, Downtown

JEWELER
Tiffany & Co.
- 505 Vine St., Downtown, 513-721-2022
2. Richter & Phillips, Downtown
3. Faigle & Sons, Western Hills

LAW FIRM/LAWYER
Scott Knox
- 13 E. Court St., Downtown, 513-241-3800
2. Eric Deters
, Independence
3. Keatin, Muething & Klekamp, Downtown

LIGHTING STORE
Ikea
- 9500 Ikea Way, West Chester, 513-779-7100
2. Switch Lighting & Design, Over-the-Rhine
3. Home Depot
, multiple locations

PLACE TO BUY LINGERIE
Victoria’s Secret
- Multiple locations
2. Knickers of Hyde Park, Hyde Park
3. Hustler Hollywood, Downtown/Monroe

LIQUOR STORE
Party Source
- 95 Riviera Drive, Bellevue, 859-291-4007
2. Jungle Jim’s, Fairfield
3. Cork & Bottle
, Covington/Crescent Springs

MAGAZINE/NEWSPAPER SELECTION
Barnes & Noble
- Multiple locations
2. Joseph Beth Booksellers, Norwood
3. Cincinnati Public Library, multiple locations

MALL/SHOPPING CENTER
Kenwood Towne Centre
- 7875 Montgomery Road, Kenwood, 513-745-9100
2. Rookwood Commons and Pavilion, Norwood
3. Crestview Hills Town Center, Crestview Hills, Ky.

MASSAGE THERAPIST
Seth Gehauf
- Tonic Spa & Salon, 3950 Red Bank Road, Fairfax, 513-527-4000
2. Kathi Becker at Paragon Salons, Western Hills
3. Julie Metz at Tanya’s Image & Wellness Salon, Hyde Park

MUSICAL INSTRUMENT STORE
Buddy Roger’s
- 1939 W. Galbraith Road, North College Hill, 513-931-6780; 7647 Beechmont Ave., Anderson Twp., 513-232-0777; 8175 Hetz Drive, Montgomery, 513-247-0022
2. Guitar Center, Tri-County
3. Mike’s Music, Corryville

NAIL SALON
Katy’s Nails
- 48 E. Court St., Downtown, 513-352-0111
2. Ambiance Nail Salon, Oakley
3. (TIE) La Bella Salon & Spa, Dent; Oakley Nails, Oakley

NURSERY/GARDEN STORE
Benken Florist & Garden Center
- 6000 Plainfield Road, Kennedy Heights, 513-891-1040
2. Findlay Market, Over-the-Rhine
3. AJ Rahn Greenhouses, Winton Hills

PAINT STORE
Home Depot
- Multiple locations
2. Sherwin Williams
, multiple locations
3. Lowe’s
, multiple locations

PAWN SHOP
Ted’s Pawn
- 4028 Forest Ave., Norwood, 513-631-1246
2. Swap Shop, Downtown
3. (Tie) Facet Jewelry
, Music & Pawn, Amelia/Milford; Newport Pawn Shop, Newport

PERSONAL TRAINER
Laura Burdo, Body By Burdo -
4415 Plainville Road, Mariemont, 513-702-3844
2. Joe Daniels
, Daniels Fitness Training, Independence
3. Keith Brooks
, Keith Brooks Boot Club at Cincinnati Sports Club, Mariemont

PET GROOMER
The Pet Spot
- 2503 Norwood Ave., Norwood, 513-351-7768
2. Red Dog Pet Resort & Spa, Oakley
3. Aussie Pet Mobile, Blue Ash

PIERCING STUDIO
Skincraft
- 4036 Hamilton Ave., Northside, 513-281-5798
2. Beelistic
, Clifton Heights
3. Acme BodyArt, Corryville

PILATES STUDIO
Pendleton Pilates
- Multiple locations
2. Body By Burdo, Mariemont
3. Pilates Center Cincinnati, Blue Ash

 

PLACE TO BUY A NEW CAR
Kings AutoMall
- Kings Automall Drive, Symmes Township
2. The BMW Store, Kenwood
3. Jake Sweeney
, multiple locations

PLACE TO BUY A USED CAR
Kings AutoMall Used Car Center
- 8783 Kings Auto Mall Drive, Symmes Township, 513-677-1950
2. Jake Sweeney Automotive, multiple locations
3. Jeff Wyler Honda, Colerain

PLACE TO GIVE BIRTH
Good Samaritan Hospital
- 375 Dixmyth Ave., Clifton, 513-862-1400
2. Christ Hospital, Mount Auburn
3. Bethesda North Hospital, Symmes Township

PLASTIC SURGEON
Kurtis W. Martin
- 6355 E. Kemper Road, Blue Ash, 513-469-0300
2. The Plastic Surgery Group
, Madisonville/West Chester/Crestview Hills
3. Michael Columbus, Madisonville

REALTY COMPANY
Sibcy Cline Realtors

2. Comey & Shepherd
3. RE/MAX

SHOE STORE
DSW Warehouse
- Multiple locations
2. Nordstrom, Kenwood
3. Bob Roncker’s Running Spot, multiple locations

SHOPPING DISTRICT
Hamilton Avenue, Northside

2. Ludlow Avenue, Clifton
3. Gateway Quarter, Over-the-Rhine

SPORTING GOODS
Dick’s
- Multiple locations
2. Bass Pro Shops, Forest Park
3. Bob Roncker’s Running Spot, multiple locations

SPORTS BAR
BW3’s
- Multiple locations
2. Willie’s Cafe
, multiple locations
3. Rusty Bucket Corner Tavern, Oakley

TANNING SALON
Palm Beach Tan
- Multiple locations
2. A Total Tan
, Delhi/Western Hills
3. City Limits
, multiple locations

TATTOO SHOP
Designs by Dana
- 4167 Hamilton Ave., Northside, 513-681-8871
2. Beelisti
c, Clifton Heights
3. Mothers
, Covington/Erlanger

THRIFT CLOTHING STORE
The Snooty Fox
- Multiple locations
2. Goodwill
, multiple locations
3. Village Thrift, Newport

TIRE STORE
Tire Discounters
- Multiple locations
2. Bob Sumerel Tire
, multiple locations
3. Michel Tires Plus
, multiple locations

TOBACCO STORE
Straus Tobacconist
- 410 Walnut St., Downtown, 513-621-3388
2. Jungle Jim’s, Fairfield
3. Party Source, Bellevue

TOY STORE
King Arthur’s Court
- 3040 Madison Road, Oakley, 513-531-4600
2. Toys R Us
, multiple locations
3. Johnny’s Toys, Covington

VETERINARIAN
Animal Care Centers
- 4005 Acme Road, Fairfield, 513-829-6621; 11440 Winton Road, Forest Park, 513-742-5700; 10607 Techwoods Circle, Blue Ash, 513-769-7387
2. Mt. Lookout Animal Hospital, Mount Lookout
3. Oakley Animal Hospital, Oakley

WEDDING CAKES
The BonBonerie
- 2030 Madison Road, O’Bryonville, 513-321-3399
2. Take the Cake, Northside
3. Servatii Pastry Shop, multiple locations

WEDDING DRESSES
Bridal & Formal
- 300 W. Benson St., Reading, 513-821-6622
2. David’s Bridal, Kenwood
3. Fabulous Bridal, Covington

WEDDING RECEPTION HALL
Cincinnati Art Museum
- 953 Eden Park Drive, Mount Adams, 513-721-2787
2. The Madison Events Center, Covington
3. Ault Park Pavilion, Hyde Park

WINE SHOP
Jungle Jim’
s - 5440 Dixie Hwy., Fairfield, 513-674-6000
2. Party Source, Bellevue
3. City Cellar, Downtown

WIRELESS PHONE SERVICE
Verizon

2. AT&T
3. Cincinnati Bell

YOGA STUDIO
yogahOMe
- Multiple locations
2. Moksha
, Fort Mitchell
3. Shine Yoga, Hyde Park


 
 
 
 

 

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