Categories We Didn’t Think of: Goods and Services

Best Liquor Store
— subgirl

Best Alexander Technique Teacher
Amira Alvarez
— lisa02

Best Accupuncturist and TCM Doctor
John R Nieters
Have known John for 50 years and he is the most supportive health professional I’ve ever had the pleasure to meet. He and his staff, truly care about our humanity. I highly recommend his services!!! — jacqjacq11

Least Waste Producing Business
I don’t have an answer. — ckenisha

Best Vape/Smoke Lounge
40 Acres
— mosiah

Best Cannabis Lab
Steep Hill Lab
— jjrocker

Best Children’s Resale Store
Grove Street Kids
— Anne

Best Market/Grocery Store
Berkeley Bowl West
I hope I didn’t just miss seeing this category. if it was there and I did miss it, I’m sorry. Otherwise, you should have this as a real category next year! — The Wacky Italian

Best Grocery Store
Star Grocery
Owner-operated wonder.

— mms

Best Place for Discounted Vitamins and Good Advice
Whole Health Apothecary
— iamanonymos

Most Neglected Farmers’ Market in a Beautiful Setting
Jack London Square on Sundays
— pheather7

Best Tea Shop
Numi Tea
— Nicholas Wong

Best East Bay Bling
Oversized tires with excessively shiny hubcaps
Turn your four-door sedan into a sports car… sort of. — Solitude15

Best Commercial Knife Sharpening
Bay Edge, Inc.
— aalbini

Best Community or Complex to Live In
The Bond @ Jack London Square
— traceuse

Best Magazine Store
— wally

Best Place to Get Free Food Before it is Thrown Out
Noah’s Bagels on Lakeshore, Oakland
— microdbz7114d2b

Best Place to Get Your Cinderella On
Dress on College Ave., Oakland
The owner of this dress rental shop is amazing at helping you find just the right dress for that fancy party that nothing in your closet will work for. She’s like that honest best friend that will tell you if it doesn’t look right. If she could help my picky self, she can help you. — ricika

Best Men’s Vintage Shirt & Shave Shoppe
Henri Hubert
Bomb ass store. Check it out! Why don’t they advertise in the EastBay Express by the way? — sistasoulshine


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