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Goods & Services - Reader' Picks

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1st Jared – The Galleria Of Jewelry, multiple locations, jared.com
2nd Dear Prudence Shop, 2912 Corrine Drive, 407-894-8941, dresssweet.com
3rd Victoria Jewelers, 4844 New Broad St., 407-895-0047, victoriajewelers.net

Best liquor store

1st Total Wine, 2712 E. Colonial Drive, 407-894-6553; 4625 Millenia Plaza Way, 407-352-6330, totalwine.com
2nd ABC Fine Wine & Spirits, multiple locations, abcfws.com
3rd Wally's Mills Avenue Liquors, 1001 N. Mills Ave., 407-896-6975, wallysonmills.com

Best mechanic

1st Auto Repair Inc., 1024 S. Orange Blossom Trail, 407-872-7352, orlandoautorepair.com
2nd Gene's Auto Service, 3025 Corrine Drive, 407-645-1647
3rd Mahoney's Auto Repair, 1120 N. Orlando Ave., Maitland, 407-628-3450

Best men's fashion

1st Dechoes Resale, 2110 Edgewater Drive, 407-648-7480; 2525 E. Colonial Drive, 407-894-6622, dechoesresale.com
2nd Death by Pop, 1844 Winter Park Road, 407-960-4745, deathbypopshop.com
3rd Joseph A. Banks, multiple locations, josbank.com

Best women's fashion

1st Dechoes, 2110 Edgewater Drive, 407-648-7480; 2525 E. Colonial Drive, 407-894-6622, dechoesresale.com
2nd Etolie Boutique, 2424 E. Robinson St., 407-895-6363, etoileboutique.com
3rd Tuni's, 301 S. Park Ave., Winter Park, 407-628-1609, shoptuni.com

Best musical instrument store

1st Sam Ash, 4644 E. Colonial Drive, 407-896-5508; 912 Lee Road, 407-599-1222, samashmusic.com
2nd Guitar Center, 520 North Orlando Ave., Winter Park, 407-975-9119, guitarcenter.com
3rd Georges Music, 6817 Visitors Circle, 407-352-8000, georgesmusic.com

Best nail salon

1st Koi Nail Spa, 2025 W.P. Ball Blvd., Sanford, 407-302-3655, facebook.com/pages/koi-nail-spa/113646612438
2nd Parlour Salon & Spa, 904 S. Bumby Ave., 407-896-6335, parloursalonandspa.com
3rd The Spa, LLC, 2626 Edgewater Drive, 407-898-7737, thespallc.com

Best skate shop

Best of Orlando 2012
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