The 2nd Street Market will host a “Stock-Up Wednesday” on Nov. 22, the day before Thanksgiving. FILE
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Best of Dayton 2017 Winners: Shopping & Services

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We know, we know — you get the idea. Without further ado, here are some of your absolute favorite places to shop and do business. 

These are the winners of the Best of 2017 in the shopping and services categories.

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Best Auto Dealer  

WINNER: Wagner Subaru

5470 Intrastate Dr, Fairborn | WebsiteFacebook 

SECOND PLACE: Voss Chevrolet, 100 Loop Rd, Dayton

THIRD PLACE: SVG Motors, 400 Shoup Mill Rd, Dayton

Kettering Auto Care owner Jason Swinford explains how to avoid buying a flood damaged vehicle.

Best Auto Repair 

WINNER: Kettering AutoCare

2609 S Dixie Dr, Kettering | WebsiteFacebook 

SECOND PLACE: Midwest Muffler Pros & More, 3061 Dryden Rd, Moraine

THIRD PLACE: T & D Automotive, 2560 Woodman Dr., Dayton

Best Barbershop 

WINNER: All Sports Barber Shop

928 Valley St, Dayton | Facebook

SECOND PLACE: Vandalia Barber Shop, 124 E National Rd, Vandalia

THIRD PLACE: Hicks Barber Shop, 16 Brown St., Dayton

Esther Prices Candies in Dayton sells over half a million boxes of assorted chocolates every year.
Photo: Hannah Poturalski/ STAFF

Best Dayton-centric gift 

WINNER: Esther Price Candy

1709 Wayne Ave, Dayton | WebsiteFacebook 

SECOND PLACE: Stockslagers Greenhouse & Garden Center, 14037 Dayton Eaton Pike, New Lebanon

THIRD PLACE: Heart Mercantile, 438 E 5th St, Dayton

Attendance has grown at 2nd Street Market in Webster Station. CORNELIUS FROLIK / STAFF
Photo: Staff Writer

Best Farmers Market 

WINNER: 2nd Street Market 

600 E 2nd St, Dayton | WebsiteFacebook 

SECOND PLACE: Miamisburg Farmers Market @ Miamisburg Christian Church, 1146 East Central Ave., Miamisburg

THIRD PLACE: Yellow Springs Farmers Market, 228 Xenia Ave., Yellow Springs

Best Florist 

WINNER: Oberer’s Flowers 

1448 Troy St, Dayton | WebsiteFacebook 

SECOND PLACE: Sherwood Florist, 444 E. 3rd St., Dayton

THIRD PLACE: The Flowerman, multiple locations: 70A Westpark Rd, Dayton; at 2nd Street Market on weekends

Best Hair Salon 

WINNER: 252 West Salon & MedSpa

252 W Franklin St, Dayton | WebsiteFacebook 

SECOND PLACE: Salon on Rahn, 30 W Rahn Rd, Dayton

THIRD PLACE: Salon J Ladner, 45 S St Clair St, Dayton

Best Jewelry Store

WINNER: Hedy Riegle Studio

600 East Second St., Dayton | WebsiteFacebook 

SECOND PLACE: James Free, 3100 Far Hills Ave., Kettering

THIRD PLACE: Elizabeth Diamond Company, 7245 Far Hills Ave., Centerville AND 1928 W. Main St., Troy

Best Local DJ

WINNER: Airborne Entertainment


SECOND PLACE: Dayton Mobile DJ

THIRD PLACE: Liftoff Entertainment

Best Local Photographer

WINNER: Sarah Babcock Studio

22 S Main St, Bellbrook | WebsiteFacebook 

SECOND PLACE: Ivory Lamb Photography

THIRD PLACE: Donnie Quillen, 15 S Main St, Miamisburg

Best Pet Grooming

WINNER: Urban Dog Day Spa

40 N Main St Suite 101, Miamisburg | WebsiteFacebook 

SECOND PLACE: Bubbles N Bows, 2517 Patterson Rd, Dayton

THIRD PLACE: GroomingDales Pet Salon & Day Spa, 3821 Dayton Xenia Rd, Beavercreek

Sock animals are a sweet gift for your little one.

Best Place for Unique Gifts

WINNER: Heart Mercantile

438 E. Fifth St., Dayton | WebsiteFacebook 

SECOND PLACE: KP's Kountry Primitives, 1490 N Fairfield Rd, Ste A, Beavercreek

THIRD PLACE: The Little Exchange, 45 Park Ave., Oakwood

Rahn’s Bread at the 2nd Street Market offers bread, dinner rolls and pastries for the holidays. Staff file photo by MARK FISHER
Photo: Staff Writer

Best Place to Buy Local

WINNER: 2nd Street Market

600 E 2nd St, Dayton | WebsiteFacebook 

SECOND PLACE: Festival Fresh Popcorn, 600 E. 2nd Street, Dayton

THIRD PLACE: Heart Mercantile, 438 E. Fifth St., Dayton

Record Store Day hits Omega Music, Recreate and Feathers in the Oregon District on Saturday, April 16. Were you spotted?  (Photo by Amelia Robinson)
Photo: Amelia Robinson

Best Place to Buy Vinyl

WINNER: Omega Music

318 E. Fifth St., Dayton | WebsiteFacebook 

SECOND PLACE: Toxic Beauty Records, 220 Xenia Ave., Yellow Springs

THIRD PLACE: Feathers Vintage Clothing, 440 E. 5th St., Dayton

Best Place to Shop for Antiques

WINNER: Antiques Village

651 Lyons Rd, Dayton | WebsiteFacebook 

SECOND PLACE: Antique Marketplace of Beavercreek, 3491 Dayton Xenia Road, Beavercreek

THIRD PLACE: Atomic Fox, 136 Dayton St, Yellow Springs

Best Spa

WINNER: Salon on Rahn

30 W Rahn Rd, Dayton | WebsiteFacebook 

SECOND PLACE: 252 West Salon & MedSpa, 252 W Franklin St, Dayton

THIRD PLACE: Woodhouse Day Spa, 4412 Buckeye Ln, The Greene, Beavercreek

Photo: Staff Writer

Best Specialty Food Market

WINNER: Dorothy Lane Market

2710 Far Hills Ave., Oakwood; 740 N. Main St., Springboro; 6177 Far Hills Ave., Washington Square | WebsiteFacebook 

SECOND PLACE: Frieszell Liberty Gardens, 349 Lutheran Church Rd, New Lebanon

THIRD PLACE: La Michoacana #5 Mexican Market, 748 Troy St, Dayton

Best Tattoo Artist

WINNER: Emily Lux

3700 Wilmington Pike, Dayton | Website

SECOND PLACE: Mike Guidone, 3361 Dayton Xenia Road, Beavercreek

THIRD PLACE: Robbie Bauer, 613 Watervliet Ave, Dayton,

Best Tattoo Shop

WINNER: Rebel Rebel Tattoo

452 E 5th St, Dayton | WebsiteFacebook 

SECOND PLACE: Monkey Bones Tattoos,  3361 Dayton Xenia Road, Beavercreek

THIRD PLACE: Broadway Tattoo, 5222 S Co Rd 25A, Tipp City

Best Thrift or Consignment Shop

WINNER: Theze Dealz - A Thrifty Boutique

3491 W Siebenthaler Ave, Dayton | Facebook 

SECOND PLACE: Valley Thrift Store, 1717 Woodman Drive, Kettering

THIRD PLACE: Clash Dayton, 521 E 5th St, Dayton

Best Vet

WINNER: Northridge Animal Clinic

5340 N Dixie Dr, Dayton | WebsiteFacebook 

SECOND PLACE: Dr. Adam, Far Hills Animal Clinic, 6240 Far Hills Ave, Washington Township

THIRD PLACE: Dr. Summers, The Scratching Post, 133 W Franklin St, Centerville,

Arrow Wine & Spirits’ Centerville store will host a “Super Saturday” tasting this Saturday, July 8. Photo from Arrow Centerville Facebook page
Photo: Staff Writer

Best Wine Selection

WINNER: Arrow Wine

615 Lyons Road AND 2950 Far Hills Ave. | WebsiteFacebook 

SECOND PLACE: Dorothy Lane Market, 2710 Far Hills Ave., Oakwood; 740 N. Main St., Springboro; 6177 Far Hills Ave., Washington Square

THIRD PLACE: Jerardi's Little Store, 7325 Peters Pike, Dayton