Shopping & Services

. May 29, 2015.

Green Business

People’s
Food Co-op

216 N 4th Ave,
Ann Arbor, MI 48104

734-994-9174
www.peoplesfood.coop
Runner Up: Be Green

Greenhouse

Lodi Farms
2880 S. Wagner Rd.
734-665-5651
www.lodifarms.com
Runner Up: English Gardens

Home Boutique

Downtown Home & Garden
210 S. Ashley St.
734-662-8122
www.downtownhomeandgarden.com
Runner Up: Bed & Butter

Antique Store

Treasure Mart
529 Detroit St.
734-662-1363
www.treasuremart.com
Runner Up: Arcadian Antique Boutique

Women’s Boutique

Collected Works
303 Detroit St, Ann Arbor
734-995-4222
www.collectedworksannarbor.com
Runner Up: Mix

Men’s Clothing

Van Boven
326 S State St
734-665-7228
www.vanboven.com
Runner Up: Today Clothing

Shoe Store

Mast Shoes
2517 Jackson Ave.
734-662-8118
www.mastshoes.com
Runner Up: Footprints

Jewelry Store

Abracadabra Jewelry / Gem Gallery
205 E. Liberty St.
734-994-4848
www.abragem.com
Runner Up: Lewis Jewelers

Thrift Store

Pto Thrift
2280 S. Industrial Hwy.
734-996-9155
www.a2ptothriftshop.org
Runner Up: Salvation Army

Natural Food Store

People’s Food Co-op
216 N. 4th Ave.
734-994-9174
www.peoplesfood.coop
Runner Up: Whole Foods

Farmer’s Market

Kerrytown A2 Farmers Market
315 Detroit St.
734-794-6255
www.aaband.org
Runner Up: Ypsilanti Farmers Market

Caterer

Zingerman’s
422 Detroit St.
734-663-3400
www.zingermanscatering.com
Runner Up: Juicy Kitchen

Party/Wine Store

Morgan & York
1928 Packard St.
734-662-0798
www.morganandyork.com
Runner Up: A & J Wine Castle

Place to throw a party

Arbor Brewing Company Microbrewery
720 Norris St.
734-480-2739
www.arborbrewing.com
Runner Up:
Zingerman’s Cornman Farms

Hotel

Campus Inn
615 E Huron St
734-769-2200
www.campusinn.com
Runner Up: Weber’s Inn

Florist

Tom Thompson Flowers
504 S. Main St.
734-665-4222
www.tomthompsonflowers.com
Runner Up: pot & box

Auto Dealer

Varsity Ford
3480 Jackson Rd.
734-996-2300
www.varsityford.com
Runner Up: Suburban Chevrolet Cadilac

Auto Repair

Main Street Motors
906 N. Main St.
734-769-3232
www.mainstreetmotors.net
Runner Up:
Japanese Auto

Bicycle Shop

Wheels in Motion
3400 Washtenaw Ave.
734-971-2121
www.wheelsinmotion.us
Runner Up:
Sic Transit Cycles

Motorcycle Shop

Cafe Racer
10 E. Cross St.
734-879-1201
www.caferacerypsi.com
Runner Up: Nicolson’s

Used Books

Dawn Treader
514 E. Liberty
734-995-1008
www.dawntreaderbooks.com
Runner Up: West Side Book Shop

Comic Store

Vault of Midnight
219 S. Main St.
734-998-1413
www.aultofmidnight.com
Runner Up: Fun 4 All Comics & Games

Golf Course

Leslie Park Golf Course
2120 Traver Rd.
734-794-6245
www.a2gov.org
Runner Up: University of Michigan Golf Course

Music Store

Encore
417 E. Liberty St.
734-662-6776
www.encorerecordsa2.com
Runner Up: Underground Sound

Doggy Day Care

Camp Bow Wow
552 State Cir.
734-623-2275
www.campbowwow.com/annarbor
Runner Up: Arbor Dog Day Care

Independent Books

Literati
124 E Washington St.
(734) 585-5567
www.literatibookstore.com
Literati has quickly become one of Ann Arbor’s favorite small businesses. Mike and Hilary Gustafson, Michigan natives, opened the store in 2013 to provide A2’s downtown with a general bookstore, and they take great pride in their well-curated selection. With a new coffee shop, Espresso Bar, located upstairs, Literati hosts author events, panels, and new to the menu, book trivia nights.
Runner Up: Nicola’s

Outdoor Store

Bivouac
336 S State St.
877-846-8248
www.bivouacannarbor.com
Ann Arbor fashion lovers know: One of the best places to shop top trends is Bivouac. What they may not know is that Bivouac opened in 1971 as a family owned army surplus store. Now carrying a huge assortment of brands and styles to suit all ages, interests, and body types, Bivouac has always thrived on variety—going on a trek, going to a game, going out to dinner; at Bivouac, there is something for every occasion.
Runner Up: Moose Jaw

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