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BOO 2012

Goods & Services - Reader' Picks

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1st Best Cleaners, multiple locations, bestcleanersorlando.com
2nd Acme Cleaners, multiple locations, acmecleaners.com
3rd Adair Custom Cleaners, 1310 Edgewater Drive, 407-422-1946

Best farmers market

1st Winter Park Farmers' Market, 200 W. New England Ave., Winter Park, 407-599-3397, cityofwinterpark.org
2nd Downtown Orlando Farmers Market, Lake Eola Park, corner of East Central Boulevard and North Eola Drive, orlandofarmersmarket.com
3rd Audubon Park Community Market, 1842 E. Winter Park Road, apmarket.wordpress.com

Best garden center

1st Palmer's Garden & Goods, 2611 Corrine Drive, 407-896-5951, palmersgarden.com
2nd Lukas Nursery, 1909 Slavia Road, Oviedo, 407-365-6163, lukasnursery.com
3rd Lowe's, multiple locations, lowes.com

Best furniture store

1st IKEA, 4092 Eastgate Drive, 407-355-3155, ikea.com
2nd Washburn Imports, 1800 N. Orange Ave., 407-228-4403; 116 E. First St., Sanford, 407-322-1449, washburnimports.com
3rd 1618 Something Different, 1618 N. Orange Ave., 407-897-6707, somethingdifferentretro.com

Best hair salon

1st Alchemy, 2812 Edgewater Drive, 407-650-8022, alchemyorlando.com
2nd (tie) Halo Salon and Spa, 1910 Alden Road, 407-898-4256, haloorlando.com
2nd (tie) J. Bauman Salon, 1043 N. Mills Ave., 407-898-9044, jbaumansalon.com
3rd Parlour Salon and Spa, 904 S. Bumby Ave., 407-896-6335, parloursalonandspa.com

Best health food store

1st Whole Foods Market, 8003 Turkey Lake Road, 407-355-7100; 1989 Aloma Ave., Winter Park, 407-673-8788, wholefoodsmarket.com
2nd Chamberlin's Market & Café, multiple locations, chamberlins.com
3rd Hoover's Market, 1035 Academy Drive, Altamonte Springs, 407-869-0000, hooversmarket.com

Best jewelry

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  • Arts & Culture - Reader' Picks Best Arts Event/Festival 1st The Orlando International Fringe Theater Festival, orlandofringe.org 2nd Winter Park Sidewalk Art Festival, wpsaf.org 3rd Nude Nite Art Exposé, nudenite.com | 7/18/2012
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