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Best of Rochester 2015: Goods & Services 

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NOTE: Runners up listed in alphabetical order

Best New Retail Store

Little Button Craft & Press. 658 South Avenue, 445-8224, littlebuttoncraftandpress.com

Runners up: DL Home & Garden | JBRD | Modish Pet Boutique

Best Jewelry Maker

Cornell's Jewelers. 3100 Monroe Avenue, 264-0100, cornellsjewelers.com

Runners up: Blueground Jewelry | The Gem Lab | Interstellar Love Craft | The Knotty Owl

Best Local Car Dealership

Van Bortel Cars. Many area locations. vanbortelauction.com; vanbortelsubaru.net; vanbortelford.net

Runners up: Dorschel Auto Group | Hoselton Auto Mall | Vision Automotive Group

Best Auto Repair Shop

Nu-Look Collision. Many area locations. Nulookcollision.com

Runners up: Browncroft Garage | East Avenue Auto | Vesa's Automotive

Best Bike Shop

Park Ave Bike Shop. 2900 Monroe Avenue, 381-3080; 600 Jay Scutti Boulevard, Henrietta, 427-2110; parkavebike.com

Runners up: Full Moon Vista | Towners Bike Shop | Towpath Bike Shop

Best Fitness Trainer

Danny Maffia (Bounce Aerobics). 311 Miracle Mile Drive, 424-6464, bounceaerobics.com

Runners up: William Dovidio (Aerial Arts of Rochester) | Vinny Mogavero (Mix) | Charlene Teague (Transform by Brownstone Training)

Best Yoga Instructor

Jesse Amesmith (formerly Tru Yoga, now Yoga Vibe). 696 South Avenue, 568-7856, truyogarochester.com; 80 Rockwood Place, 507-1167, yogavibe585.com

Runners up: Joy Ebel (The Hive Yoga) | Erin McCollough (CNY Healing Arts) | Thomas Somerville (Harro East Athletic Club)

Best Massage Therapist

Heather Taylor (Massage and Music). 1491 Monroe Avenue, 329-5558, massageandmusic.com

Runners up: Colin Coffey (Renewing Massage) | Mike Kelly (MiKelly Massage & Bodywork) | Joel Lloret (East Avenue Chiropractic)

Best Wellness Practitioner

Nancy McCullough Stabins (Natural Alternatives). 2112 Empire Boulevard, 787-1960, naturalalternativeswebster.com

Runners up: Dan Dominguez (Balance Acupuncture and Wellness Center) | Danny Maffia (Bounce Aerobics) | Sonam Targee (From the Heart)

Best Spa

Spa at the Del Monte. 43 North Main Street, Pittsford, 419-3000, delmontespa.com

Runners up: AE Spa | Scott Miller | Luxe

Best Salon

Scott Miller. 3340 Monroe Avenue, 264-9940, scottmillerstyle.com

Runners up: Fusion Salon | La Salon Bianca | Rock Paper Scissors

Best Barbershop

The Gentlemen's Barber. 36 South Union Street, 478-2698, thegentlemensbarber.com

Runners up: Barbetorium | Bauman's Barbershop | Dandedeville

Best Barber/Stylist

Jason Ripple (Rock Paper Scissors). 788 University Avenue, 730-8118, rockpaperscissorssalon.com

Runners up: Andrea Bonawitz (Parlour Hair Salon) | Laura Shanks (Dandedeville) | Jes Sutton (Fusion Salon)

Best Florist

Arena's. 260 East Avenue, 454-3720, arenasforlife.com

Runners up: Kittelberger Florist | Rockcastle Florist | Stacy K Floral

Best Garden Store

Garden Factory. 2126 Buffalo Road, Gates, 247-6236, gardenfactoryny.com

Runners up: Bristol's Garden Center | Genrich's | Van Putte Gardens

Best Secondhand Store

Far Out Vintage. 633 Monroe Avenue, 530-7139

Runners up: Abode | Panache Vintage | Utter Clutter

Best Record Store

Record Archive. 33 1/3 Rockwood Street, 244-1210, recordarchive.com

Runners up: Bop Shop Records | House of Guitars | Needle Drop

Best Musical Instrument Store

House of Guitars. 645 Titus Avenue, 544-3500, houseofguitars.com

Runners up: Atlas Music | Bernunzio Uptown Music | Echo Tone | Sound Source

Best Tattoo Parlor

Love Hate Tattoo. 217 Alexander Street, 262-6440, lovehatetattoo.com

Runners up: Physical Graffiti | Upstate Tattoo Co. | Voodoo Monkey Tattoo | White Tiger Tattoo

Best Tattoo Artist

Pam Carvalho (White Tiger). 1203 Ridge Road, Webster, 872-2722, whitetigertattoo.com, pamelacaroltattoos.com

Runners up: Adrien Moses Clark (Love Hate) | Jet DiProjetto (Love Hate) | Adam Francey (Love Hate) | Ben Wight (Love Hate)

Best Piercing Parlor

Primitive Impressions. 1175 Atlantic Avenue, 244-4290, primitiveimpressions.com

Runners up: Dorje Adornments | Icon Piercing Studio | The Ultimate

Best Local Coffee Roaster

Finger Lakes Coffee Roasters. Many area locations. fingerlakescoffee.com

Runners up: Fuego | Java's | Joe Bean Coffee Roasters

Best Regional Winery

Dr. Konstantin Frank Vinifera Wine Cellars. 9749 Middle Road, Hammondsport, 1-800-320-0735, drfrankwines.com

Runners up: 3 Brothers Wineries & Estates | Bully Hill Vineyards | Casa Larga

Best Regional Brewery

Genesee Brewing Company. 25 Cataract Street, 263-9200, geneseebeer.com

Runners up: Rohrbach Brewing Company | Swiftwater Brewing | Three Heads Brewing

Best Regional Distillery

Black Button Distillery. 85 Railroad Street, 730-4512, blackbuttondistilling.com

Runners up: Finger Lakes Distilling | Honeoye Falls Distillery | Iron Smoke Whiskey

Best Farmers Market

Rochester Public Market. 280 North Union Street, 428-6907, cityofrochester.gov/publicmarket

Runners up: Brighton Farmers Market | Fairport Farmers Market | South Wedge Farmers Market

Best Bakery

Savoia Pastry Shoppe. 2267 Clifford Avenue, 482-1130, savoiapastry.com

Runners up: Baker Street Bakery | Leo's Bakery and Deli | Scratch Bakeshop

Best Candy/Chocolate Shop

Hedonist Artisan Chocolates. 674 South Avenue, 461-2815, hedonistchocolates.com

Runners up: Andy's Candies | Encore Chocolates | Stever's Candies

Best Pet-Related Business

Lollypop Farm Humane Society of Greater Rochester. 99 Victor Road, Fairport, 223-1330, lollypop.org

Runners up: Bark Avenue Dog | Park Ave. Pets | PetSaver Healthy Pet Superstore

Best Geek-Friendly Business

Millennium Games. 3047 West Henrietta Road, 427-2190, millenniumgames.com

Runners up: Boldo's Armory | Comics Etc. | Nox | Pair-A-Dice Games

Best Specialty Food Shop

Lori's Natural Foods. 900 Jefferson Road, 424-2323, lorisnatural.com

Runners up: The Little Bleu Cheese Shop | Lombardi's Gourmet | McCann's Local Meats | Rubino's

Best Dance Studio

Tango Café. 35 South Washington Street, 271-4930, tangocafedance.com

Runners up: Dance Connection | Draper Center for Dance | Groove Juice Swing

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