Those who blow smoke in the face of the surgeon general prefer to do so at Ruta Maya, with Wiggy's and Cigar Palace placing as other dens of delight.
You say Lucy's neat-o for incognito and find that second placer the Bazaar is bizarre enough to keep your identity well-masked. With regard to jewels: You say Lucy's fake jewels are so nice you'll want to pass them down through the family. You also love Eclectic and Emeralds enough to tie second.
Strait has swept this category for the last four years — quite an accomplishment in a town filled with greats like runners-ups South Austin Music, MusicMakers, and Musical Exchange.
Chronicle readers know their specialty bookstores well, it seems; so well, in fact, that not only was there a tie for first place but for third as well (Austin Books, Lobo) with Fringeware coming in second.
There is Goodwill in the hearts of Austinites when they are a-thrifting.
Main office: 1015 Norwood Park Blvd., 512/637-7100
2800 S. Lamar, 512/442-8802
836 Airport, 512/389-3277
Goodwill Computerworks, 1015 Norwood Park Blvd., 512/637-7502
13096 Hwy. 183 #104, 512/258-5898
8965 Research Blvd., 512/832-0004
5555 N. Lamar, 512/451-2306
9801 Brodie, 512/280-8037
701 Newman, 512/478-6711
7100-C W. US Hwy 290, 512/288-7700
3910 Far West, 512/795-6387
6505 Burleson, 512/681-3301
7727 Burnet, 512/374-0260
1819-B S. Pleasant Valley, 512/389-0547
1700 W. Parmer #101, 512/719-4119
9111 S. First, 512/280-2204
1420 Wells Branch Pkwy. #300, 512/251-2777
2814 Bee Caves Rd. Ste.2814-B, 512/329-8771
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