"Four Stars!" "It's haberdasherrific!" Our reviewers agree: Ace will leave you in stitches.
When it busts and burns, Austin's off to see the Wizard. (But don't look behind the curtain.)
Mr. Wizard's Electronics Service, 1507 W. North Loop, 512/454-1137
Bring 'em in Bent & Broken, pick 'em up Bright & Bodacious.
It's not just bright pink birds and hunky young mechanics: Flamingo is quality repair and conscientious service at a reasonable rate.
Flamingo Automotive, 3512 Guadalupe, 512/459-9917
Pardon us if we sound soaporific (we do hate to wax sentimental), but roll out the shampooed carpet for Genie: good clean fun, bumper to bumper.
Here's the drill: Dr. Glenda Smith is this year's dental diva. Capped competitors were Dr. Jim Root and Dr. Ann Lyon.
Best place to air your dirty laundry goes to Rick's again, just like last year.
World Gym once again clubbed the Q and the YMCA this year as Austin's favorite place to sweat indoors.
Blooming brighter than all the others, this year's blue ribbon goes to the Flower Bucket.
"Avant a new updo, Dahling." Reigning queen of your crown holds on to the scepter two years running.
With a name like that, how could she not win? Avant's Head is said to be quite creative with the snips and is the salon's star educator to boot.
In our fair city, Home Depot has staged a coup against longtime repair renegade the Fox. By this ballot, we guess our readers prefer the D.I.Y. principle. Home Depot doesn't do home repairs.
Tied this year for best health care for your hounds are Brykerwood and Hyde Park Animal Clinic.
Brykerwoods Veterinary Clinic, 1501 W. 35th, 512/454-3833
Hyde Park Animal Clinic, 404 E. 51st, 512/451-4781
Still one of the best ideas around, Clean & Lean is a gym and laundromat in one.
Clean & Lean, 4225 Guadalupe, 512/458-5326
In a town with more lawyers than you can shake a fist at, Dan Dworin emerges on top of the pile. Wilson McVicker is next in line and a heartfelt thanks to our readers for all those smart-ass comments.
HEB beats out People's and Tarrytown as the best place to get your biotics antied.
Our winners for the past three years tie this year.
It's open 24 hours.
The people have spoken: power to the people!
Music Lane, Parrot Tracks, and Sweatbox tie for second with Production Block the winner.
Production Block, 906 E. Fifth, 512/472-8975
Getting your shoes fixed is a bit easier now that Austin Shoe Hospitals are located all around town.