Kenny Braun

Best Mom's Best Friend

TIE: HEB; Central Market North

The "Customers With Children" area in the parking lots of these local grocers is a life-saver if you're lucky enough to be doing the marketing with crumbcatchers in tow. Shopping carts are parked in a little covered shed, right where you've put the car. No negotiating loose children across a busy parking lot into the store -- handy! Not to mention that it's wise traffic engineering, as well. We bet more than one harried parent has patronized these stores for this convenience alone.

7015 Village Center Dr., 512/502-8445

Central Market North
4001 N. Lamar, 512/206-1000

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