Best of C-VILLE

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Best bike shop 2013: Blue Ridge Cyclery

Blue Ridge Cyclery 1043 Millmont St. 995-2453 Runner-up: Blue Wheel Bikes 941 Second St. NE 977-1870 Before getting into the bike business, Blue Ridge Cyclery owner Shawn Tevendale was a paramedic. Once he fell in love with cycling, he was hooked, and has been a sponsored athlete for eight years, with experience in […]

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Best consignment shop 2013: Glad Rags

Glad Rags 1923 Commonwealth Dr. 979-1816 Runner-up: Natalie Dressed 1051 Millmont St. 296-6886 High-end designers and off-the-rack choices abound at this Commonwealth Avenue shop. In fact, “rags” seems a less-than-complimentary term for the type of things you’ll find at this year’s winner. The accessories on offer are a particular draw; the store stocks […]

Best chiropractor 2013: Doug Cox

Doug Cox 1006 E. Market St. 293-6165 Runner-up: Scott Wagner 147 Zan Rd. 978-4888 The founder of chiropractics, D.D. Palmer, described the body as a machine and reasoned that the parts could be manipulated to provide a drugless cure. That was in 1896. That mindset is still the driving force behind the industry […]