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® Best of Vancouver 2016

Living winners

Best place to make a bet

  1. Hastings Racecourse, Hastings Park
  2. Edgewater Casino, 760 Pacific Blvd. S
  3. Hard Rock Casino Vancouver, 2080 United Blvd., Coquitlam
  4. River Rock Casino, 8811 River Rd., Richmond

Best local modelling/talent agency

  1. Trisko Talent Management
  2. Lizbell Agency
  3. John Casablancas International Model Management

Best pipe, bong and accessory shop

  1. Puff
  2. Ignite Smoke Shop, 109 W. Cordova
  3. Marc Emery’s Cannabis Culture Headshop and Vapor Lounge

Best spa (independent)

  1. Spruce Body Lab Spa
  2. Pink Lime Salon & Spa
  3. Le Petit Spa, 4-3701 West Broadway

Best non-Internet dating-service company

  1. Executive Search Dating, 107-1529 West 6th Avenue
  2. Events and Adventures
  3. It’s Just Lunch, 323–409 Granville Street

Best animal hospital

  1. Granville Island Veterinary Hospital, 1635 West 4th Avenue
  2. Anderson Animal Hospital
  3. Cypress Street Animal Hospital, 1893 Cornwall Avenue

Best doggie daycare/boarding facility

  1. Urban Puppy Shop, 1375 West 6th Avenue
  2. Rex Dog Hotel & Spa, 760 Terminal Avenue
  3. Release the Hounds, 194–3381 Cambie Street

Best pet grooming/pet spa

  1. Pawsh Dog Spa, 80 Smithe Street
  2. Spa Dog Organic Dog Spa, 3471 Commercial Street
  3. PetSmart

Best shopping mall

  1. Pacific Centre, 701 W. Georgia
  2. Park Royal Mall, 2002 Park Royal South
  3. Oakridge Centre

Best antique/reproduction furniture store

  1. Antique Warehouse, 226 Southwest Marine Drive
  2. Antique Market, 1324 Franklin Street
  3. Moe's Home Collection, 1728 Glen Drive

Best contemporary-furniture store

  1. INspiration Furniture, 1275 West 6th Avenue
  2. Crate & Barrel, 650 West 41st Avenue
  3. Urban Barn

Best local home improvement store

  1. Home Hardware
  2. Windsor Plywood
  3. Dunbar Lumber
  4. Kerrisdale Lumber

Best local kitchenware store

  1. Ming Wo, Various locations
  2. The Gourmet Warehouse, 1340 E. Hastings
  3. Cook Culture, Various locations

Best sustainable-goods/gifts store

  1. WALRUS
  2. Murata, 15 East Broadway
  3. Oh My Gift, 2039 West 4th Avenue

Best gardening store

  1. Art Knapp, 1401 Hornby Street
  2. GardenWorks
  3. Figaro's Garden, 1896 Victoria Drive

Best florist

  1. Celsia Floral
  2. Posy
  3. Flower Factory, 3604 Main

Best gift shop

  1. Bird on a Wire Creations, 2535 Main Street
  2. DragonSpace, 106–1551 Johnston Street
  3. Room6

Best sex-toy store

  1. Womyns' Ware, 896 Commercial Drive
  2. Honey Gifts Sex Store, 3448 Cambie
  3. The Art of Loving, 369 W. Broadway

Best fetishwear store

  1. Honey Gifts Sex Store, 3448 Cambie
  2. Womyns' Ware, 896 Commercial Drive
  3. Deadly Couture, 317 Cambie Street

Best cell phone service provider

  1. Telus
  2. Bell
  3. Virgin Mobile

Best scooter dealer

  1. Motorino, 336 West 2nd Avenue
  2. Vespa Metro Vancouver, 590 Clark Drive
  3. Daytona Motorsports

Best motorcycle dealer

  1. Trev Deeley Motorcycles, 1875 Boundary Road
  2. Carter Motorsports, 1502 West 3rd Avenue
  3. British Import Motorcycles

Best new-car dealer

  1. Brian Jessel BMW, 2311 Boundary Road
  2. Kia Vancouver
  3. Carter Motorsports, 1502 West 3rd Avenue

Best auto service (independent)

  1. Pawlik Automotive, 30–966 Southwest Marine Drive
  2. Lee's Transmission
  3. Tremblay Motors, 1505 West 3rd Avenue

Best auto service (chain)

  1. Mr. Lube
  2. AAMCO Transmissions & Total Car Care
  3. Kal Tire

Best home cleaning service

  1. AspenClean
  2. Cleaning With Love
  3. Life Maid Easy Home Cleaning Service

Best carpet cleaning service

  1. COIT
  2. Citrus-O Carpet Care
  3. Brisas Carpet Care

Best funeral home

  1. Amherst Funeral and Cremation Services, 1209–207 West Hastings Street
  2. Kearney Funeral Services
  3. Valley View Funeral Home & Cemetery
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