Best of C-VILLE

Best psychologist/counselor 2013: Susan Cunningham

Susan Cunningham 3101 Fontaine Ave. Ext. 989-4620 newcitycounseling.com Runner-up: David Mika 535 Westfield Rd. 978-2899 Here’s one of life’s cruel ironies: If you have a fear of words, you have what’s called hippopotomonstrosesquipedaliophobia. When you’re a naturally anxious person, this kind of fact can really bog you down, which is why readers turn to Susan […]

Christian's Pizza, which has four locations in the Charlottesville area, is venturing down I-64 to open a branch in Richmond. Photo: Jason Lappa

Best pizza 2013: Christian’s Pizza

Christian’s Pizza 118 W. Main St. 977-9688 christianspizza.com Runner-up: Dr. Ho’s Humble Pie 3586 Monacan Trail Rd. 245-0000 doctorhoshumblepie.com In a memorable scene from a season three episode of “Breaking Bad,” Bryan Cranston’s character throws a pizza on top of his garage, gets in his car, and drives away. In interviews with Cranston, he explains […]

Best shoe repair service 2013: Ace Shoe Repair

Ace Shoe Repair 230 Zan Rd. 973-9011 Runner-up: Bob’s Leather & Shoe Repair 1718 Hydraulic Rd. 978-2983 bobsshoerepair.com When the Downtown Mall’s bricks were replaced four years ago, it was in no small part due to complaints from high heel-loving ladies—walking Downtown was a minefield of holes ready to swallow pumps. We’d imagine around that […]