Best Of 2017

BEST DOGGIE MANI-PEDI
Kendra Bailey

Cutting your pup’s nails is an anxiety-laden experience whether you’re a canine or a canine’s human. Thank Dog for the folks at Health Mutt in Seminole Heights, who’ll do it for you and then fine-tune their work with a Dremel. Spending $20 (you should tip, cheap-ass) never felt so worth it. — Ray Roa
tampahealthmutt.com, 6116 N Central Ave, Tampa. (813) 231-3137

Goods & Services: Local business is good business.

Misty Thomas of Health Mutt.

Local business is good business.

BEST ACCESSORY RESURGENCE
Sean O'Brien

Who would’ve known that we’d spend our mid-30s (and beyond) collecting buttons and pins for our lapels and guitar straps? Thanks to the comic book-inspired selection at Tampa’s Bronze Age Buttons and veteran local comics artist/musician Josh Sullivan’s wide variety of enamel pins both cute and snide, getting older (and throwing around our disposable income) never felt — or looked — so cool. —Ray Roa/Scott Harrell
facebook.com/pg/bronzeagebuttons

Best Acupuncturist
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  • Runner Up: Seminole Heights Community Acupuncture
  • Runner Up: A Touch of Wellness
Best Antique Shop
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  • Runner Up: Knot on Main Street
  • Runner Up: Dysfunctional Grace


  • Runner Up: Beacon 430 (St. Petersburg)
  • Runner Up: West Park Village (Westchase)


  • Runner Up: Dick Blick/Blick Art Materials
  • Runner Up: Hobby Lobby
Best Auto Dealership
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  • Runner Up: Dimmitt Automotive Group
  • Runner Up: Brandon Ford
Best Auto Repair Shop
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  • Runner Up: Murray Motive (Oldsmar)
  • Runner Up: Tires Plus (Multiple Locations)
Best Bank

Suncoast Credit Union Website. Convenient local branches, access to thousands of ATMs, exclusive member seminars and sponsored events throughout the community. www.suncoastcreditunion.com

  • Runner Up: Bank of America
  • Runner Up: Chase
Best Barber Shop
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  • Runner Up: Sapia's Barber Shop
  • Runner Up: Billy's Corner Barber Shop