🏆 Readers' Choice 2018: Best in Shopping! From the 🏆 2018 Readers' Choice: The best of Central Illinois! series Jul 27, 2018 0 Facebook Twitter SMS Email Print Save The best in shopping, voted for in the 2018 Readers' Choice contest. Best Antique Shop Second place: Bronze Giraffe AntiquesHonorable mention(s): A Gridley Antiques, Alley Kats Arts & Antiques, Bobzbay Best Appliance Store Second place: Dick Van Dyke Appliance WorldHonorable mention(s): Benson's Appliance Sales and Repair Service, Lowe's Home Improvement, Sears Best Auto Dealer Second place: Barker Buick GMC CadillacHonorable mention(s): Baum Chevrolet-Buick, Heller Ford, Heller Motors Best Bicycle Shop Second place: Bloomington Cycle and FitnessHonorable mention: Vitesse Cycle Shop Best Flooring Store Second place: CarpetsPlus COLORTILE of BloomingtonHonorable mention(s): Floor'd Concepts, Flooring Depot, Sweeney Bros. Carpet & Rug Gallery Best Fresh Produce Second place: Downtown Bloomington Farmers MarketHonorable mention(s): Fresh Thyme Farmers Market, Hy-Vee, Jackson's Farm Fresh Produce Best Furniture Store Second place: Whiteacre's FurnitureHonorable mention(s): Habitat for Humanity ReStore, Neighborhood Thrift Store, Sherman's Best Garden Center/Nursery Second place: Wendell Niepagen Greenhouses and Garden CenterHonorable mention(s): A.B. Hatchery & Garden Center, Growing Grounds, Owen Nursery & Florist Best Gift Shop Second place: Beyond Normal LLCHonorable mention(s): Hobby Lobby, Mole Hole, The Gingerbread House Best Grocery Store Second place: Green Top GroceryHonorable mention(s): ALDI, Kroger, Schnucks Best Hobby Store Second place: MichaelsHonorable mention(s): Bobzbay, Red Raccoon Games, The Yarn Garden Best Home Improvement/Hardware Store Second place: Lowe's Home ImprovementHonorable mention(s): ACE Hardware, CarpetsPlus of Bloomington, The Home Depot Best Jewelry Store Second place: Solid Gold Jewelers, Inc.Honorable mention(s): Bremer Jewelry, Rodgers & Hollands Jewelers, Wm. MarKen Jewelers Best Liquor Store Second place: Friar Tuck BeverageHonorable mention(s): Budget Liquors, Green Top Grocery, Hy-Vee Best Locally Owned Business Second place: Fort Jesse CafeHonorable mention(s): Green Top Grocery, Jack Lewis Jewelers, The Music Shoppe, Inc. Best Lumber Store Second place: Lowe's Home ImprovementHonorable mention(s): Alexander Lumber Co., R.P. Lumber Company, The Home Depot Best Meat Shop Meat Selection Second place: College Hills Meat ShopHonorable mention(s): Green Top Grocery, Hy-Vee, The Fresh Market Best Music Shop Second place: Carl's Pro BandHonorable mention(s): Kidder Music, Reverberation Vinyl Best Optical Shop Second place: Gailey Eye ClinicHonorable mention(s): All About Eyes, Eye Surgical Associates, McLean County Eye Center Best Paint Store Second place: Sherwin-WilliamsHonorable mention(s): Menards, Paint Depot, Inc., The Home Depot Best Pet Grooming & Supplies Second place: Paradise Pet Hotel & Day SpaHonorable mention(s): Belly Rubs Dog Grooming, Inc., Dog Space, Salty Dawg Pet Salon Best Resale Shop Second place: Advocate BroMenn Thrift ShopHonorable mention(s): Clothes Mentor, Habitat For Humanity of McLean County, Home Sweet Home Ministries Best RV Dealer Second place: Quality RV Best Sewing Store Second place: JOANN Fabrics and CraftsHonorable mention(s): The Counted Needle, Vogel's Tailor Shop, Wee Sew Shop Best Shoe Store Second place: Von MaurHonorable mention(s): DSW Designer Shoe Warehouse, Fleet Feet Sports Bloomington, Murray's Shoe Store Best Sporting Goods Store Second place: Read's Sporting GoodsHonorable mention(s): Bass Pro Shops, Fleet Feet Sports Bloomington, WildCountry Best Tire Store Second place: Don Owen TireHonorable mention(s): Armando Tire Services, Car-X Tire & Auto/Davis Tire, Clay Dooley Tire and Auto Service Best Toy Store Second place: Red Raccoon GamesHonorable mention(s): The School Shop, Toys "R" Us, Walmart Best Vape Store Second place: The Smoker's DenHonorable mention(s): Smoke Ring's Etc., Smoker's Choice Best Wine Selection Second place: Friar Tuck BeverageHonorable mention(s): Green Top Grocery, Hy-Vee, Stave Wine Bar And Market Previous Next More in 🏆 2018 Readers' Choice: The best of Central Illinois! (2 of 5) 🏆 Readers' Choice 2018: Best in Services! Read more In this Series 🏆 2018 Readers' Choice: The best of Central Illinois! 1 Jul 27, 2018 collection 🏆 Readers' Choice 2018: Best in Eat, Drink, and Play! 2 Jul 27, 2018 collection 🏆 Readers' Choice 2018: Best in Shopping! 3 Jul 27, 2018 collection 🏆 Readers' Choice 2018: Best in Services! 5 updates As featured on 🏆 2018 Readers' Choice: The best of Central Illinois! The results are in! Check out the winners of the 2018 Pantagraph Readers' Choice Awards! 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