® Best of Vancouver 2015

Urban Living winners

Best shoe store (independent)

  1. gravitypope, 2205 West 4th Avenue
  2. John Fluevog Shoes, 837 Granville Street
  3. Umeboshi, 3638 Main Street

Best custom jewellery store

  1. Cavalier, 217 West Hastings Street
  2. Era Design, 1795 Venables Street
  3. The Sonja Picard Collection

Best eyewear store

  1. Bruce Eyeware, 219 Abbott Street
  2. Della Optique, 2589 West Broadway
  3. Eyeland

Best shopping mall

  1. Metropolis at Metrotown, 4700 Kingsway, Burnaby
  2. Pacific Centre, 701 W. Georgia
  3. Park Royal Mall, 2002 Park Royal South

Best antique/reproduction furniture store

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

Best neighbourhood real estate office

  1. RE/Max Crest Realty Westside
  2. The Residential Group Realty, 101-1965 West 4th Avenue
  3. Macdonald Realty

Best contemporary-furniture store

  1. INspiration Furniture, 1275 West 6th Avenue
  2. EQ3, 2536 Granville Street
  3. Inform Interiors, 50 Water Street

Best kitchenware store

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

Best florist

  1. Flower Factory, 4285 Main
  2. Choice Flowers, 166–1055 West Georgia Street
  3. Blumen Floral, 438 West 8th Avenue

Best gift shop

  1. Oh My Gift, 2039 West 4th Avenue
  2. Obsessions, 101–595 Howe
  3. DragonSpace, 106–1551 Johnston Street

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 snowboard shop

  1. Comor, 1766 West 4th Avenue
  2. Boardroom Snowboard Shop
  3. Pacific Boarder, 1793 West 4th Avenue

Best skateboard shop

  1. PD's Hot Shop, 3734 West 10th Avenue
  2. Antisocial Skateboard Shop, 2337 Main St
  3. Boardroom

Best sporting-goods store

  1. MEC, 130 W. Broadway
  2. Sport Chek
  3. Sports Junkies, 102 West Broadway

Best used-sporting-goods store

  1. Sports Junkies, 102 West Broadway
  2. Cheapskates, 3644 West 16th Avenue
  3. North Shore Sports Swap, 1433 Pemberton Avenue

Best kayak/canoe rental store

  1. Deep Cove Kayak Centre, 2156 Banbury Road
  2. MEC, 130 W. Broadway
  3. Ecomarine Paddlesport Centre

Best gardening store

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

Best scooter dealer

  1. Vespa Metro Vancouver, 590 Clark Drive
  2. Carter Motorsports, 1502 West 3rd Avenue
  3. Motorino, 336 West 2nd Avenue

Best motorcycle dealer

  1. Trev Deeley Motorcycles, 1875 Boundary Road
  2. Carter Motorsports, 1502 West 3rd Avenue
  3. Vancouver BMW Ducati, 3061 Grandview Highway

Best new-car dealer

  1. Brian Jessel BMW, 2311 Boundary Road
  2. Vancouver Audi
  3. Clarkdale Volkswagen, 4575 Main Street
  4. Carter Motorsports, 1502 West 3rd Avenue

Best auto service (independent)

  1. Pawlik Automotive, 30–966 Southwest Marine Drive
  2. Tremblay Motors, 1505 West 3rd Avenue
  3. Varsity Automotive, 2880 Arbutus Street

Best local moving and storage company

  1. Crown Mountain Movers
  2. FROGBOX, 300–225 West 8th Avenue
  3. East Van Moving, 1192 East Hastings Street