Best of C-VILLE

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Best bookstore 2013: Barnes & Noble

Barnes & Noble Barracks Road Shopping Center 984-0461 barnesandnoble.com Runner-up: Daedalus Bookshop 121 Fourth St. NE 293-7595 The Library of Congress in Washington, D.C., contains 28 million books and has 532 miles of shelving. If you’re looking to build your own collection, readers say there’s no better place to start than Barnes & Noble, where […]

Best plumber 2013: Robertson Electric

Robertson Electric 973-4348 robertsonelectric.com Runner-up: Hodges Myers 973-2670 If it’s true that more than 70 percent of the earth’s total population doesn’t use toilet paper, then how in the world are there so many plumbing problems? That’s a question better left unanswered, as far as this category is concerned. Robertson Electric, which began as a […]

Best pediatrician 2013: Piedmont Pediatrics

Piedmont Pediatrics 900 Rio E. Ct. 975-7777 piedmontpediatrics.net Runner-up: Paige Perriello 1011 E. Jefferson St. 296-9161 charlottesvillepeds.com It takes 11 years to become a pediatrician, which means that, all together, this year’s winners (five doctors at Piedmont Pediatrics) and runner-up have 66 years of medical experience between them. That’s a lot of expertise looking after […]