.2021 READERS’ PICKS: Best Everyday

Best AC ⁄ Heating Service  

Atlas Heating & Air Conditioning

Best Accountant  

Deborah Fisher, Fisher & Company LLC

Best Ad Agency  

John McNeil Studio

Best Antique Shop  

Mixed Pickles

Best Art Supply Store  

Flax Art & Design

Best Attorney—Business  

Brian A. Ripley

Best Attorney—Cannabis  

Selna Partners

Best Attorney—Civil  

Emily Dahm – Bonjour, Thorman, Burns & Dahm Law Firm

Best Attorney—Criminal  

Lee Maranto

Best Attorney—Divorce  

Gerard A. Falzone

Best Attorney—Family Law  

Sarah Summerall

Best Attorney—Intellectual Property  

Brand & Branch

Best Attorney—Labor & Employment  

Dan Feinberg – Feinberg, Jackson, Worthman & Wasow

Best Attorney—Real Estate  

Andrew McClelland, Lunski & Stimpert LLP

Best Attorney—Trusts and Estates  

Kathleen A. Hunt, Unique Law

Best Auto Dealer  

Albany Subaru

Best Auto Detailing  

Classy and Classic Auto Detail

Best Auto Repair  

Art’s Automotive

Best Barber  

Dax Lee’s Barber & Apothecary

Best BART Stop  


Best Bike Shop  

Tip Top Bike Shop

Best Body-Art ⁄ Piercing Place  


Best Bookstore—New  

Walden Pond Books

Best Bookstore—Used  

Walden Pond Books

Best Career ⁄ Life Coach  

Anna Scott

Best Casino  

Nugget Casino Resort

Best Chamber of Commerce  

Berkeley Chamber of Commerce

Best Cleaning Service  

Emily and JJ’s Cleaning

Best Clothing Alterations  

Berkland Cleaners

Best Clothing Store—Men’s  

Standard and Strange

Best Clothing Store—Women’s  


Best Costume ⁄ Festival Apparel Shop  

Berkeley Hat Co.

Best Covid Curbside Service  

Market Hall Foods

Best Covid Mask Maker  

Lesley Evers

Best Coworking Office Space  

Temescal Works

Best Credit Union  


Best Culinary Store  


Best Curbside Service  

Rockridge Market Hall

Best Digital Creative Services  

Lion Interactive

Best Fabric Store  

Stonemountain & Daughter

Best Financial Advisor  

Emily Bach, Bach Group at Morgan Stanley

Best Flower Shop  


Best Framing Shop  

Cheap Pete’s

Best Gift Shop  

Urban Indigo

Best Green Business  


Best Grocery Store  

Berkeley Bowl

Best Holistic Herbal Shop  

Five Flavor Herbs

Best Insurance Agent  

Ruth Stroup Farmers Insurance Agent

Best Jewelry Repair  

Blue Door Beads

Best Jewelry Store  


Best Local Bank—Business  


Best Local Bank—Consumer  


Best Locally Made Retail Product  


Best Maker Event  

East Bay Maker Faire

Best Mortgage Broker  

Jason Wizelman, Draper and Kramer Mortgage Corp.

Best Mortuary  

Pacific Interment

Best Motorcycle ⁄ Scooter Shop  

Rockridge Two Wheels

Best Moving & Storage  

Big Family Movers

Best Musical Instruments Store  

Starving Musician

Best New Retail Business  

Umami Interiors

Best Nonprofit Organization  

Alameda County Community Food Bank

Best Optical Store  

Focal Point

Best Outdoor Haircut  

Chase Michna

Best Paint Supplier  

Benjamin Moore

Best Pet ⁄ Feed Store  

Pet Food Express

Best Photographic Services  

Shoey Sindel Photography

Best Pipe Shop  

Big Al’s

Best Print Shop  

Minuteman Press Oakland

Best Psychic  

Jessica Lanyadoo

Best Public Relations Firm  

Quoted PR

Best Recycling Center  

El Cerrito Recycling Center

Best Real Estate Agent ⁄ Firm  

Caldecott Properties

Best Resort & Spa  

Claremont Club & Spa, A Fairmont Hotel

Best Resale Store  

Urban Ore

Best Retail Curbside Service  

Stonemountain & Daughter Fabrics

Best Senior Living Facility  

Lake Park Retirement

Best Shoe Repair  

Model Shoe Renew

Best Shoe Store  

Shoes on Solano

Best Skate Shop  

Quad Republic

Best Solar Supplier  

Clean Point Energy

Best Spiritual Leader  

Kelley Kessler Shamanic Healing

Best Tire Shop  

Hayward Tire Pros

Best Transportation  

AC Transit

Best Tree Service  

Brende & Lamb

Best Videographer  

Alexis Keenan Video

Best Vintage Clothing Store  

Mercy Vintage

Best Virtual Charity Event  

Berkeley Humane Best in Show

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