® Best of Vancouver

Urban Living winners

Best department store

  1. Hudson's Bay
  2. Nordstrom Pacific Centre
  3. Holt Renfrew, 737 Dunsmuir St.

Best gift shop

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

Best cellphone service provider

  1. Telus
  2. Bell
  3. Virgin Mobile

Best ski shop

  1. Comor – Go Play Outside, 1766 West 4th Avenue
  2. Skiis & Biikes
  3. Destination

Best skateboard shop

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

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 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 local bike store (chain)

  1. Reckless Bike Stores
  2. Denman Bike Shop
  3. Bicycle Sports Pacific

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 carpet cleaning service

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