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In India, many temples have ATMs installed inside so you can make devotional contributions or religious donations. In Charlottesville, the only place you’ll make donations once you get cash from the ATM is to the god of loans and bills. But readers feel good about giving their money to UVA Community Credit Union, where they know it’ll be safe. Wells Fargo provides a kind of big-box bank experience for those who need the security of a national name to store their cash.
What’s the difference between a “want” and a “need”? Not much, when it comes to this category. From a haircut or a car repair to a place to rest your head, there are a lot of ways in which you ask for a helping hand in this town. Here are the best spots for a job […]
Change your own oil, till your own garden, paint your own nails. It’s all too much to keep up with—throw some money at the problem and move on. Here’s who readers say top their list for good help, from car repair to pet hotels. REAL ESTATE AGENT Jamie White Runner-up: Sasha Farmer
Pampered Pets 601 Concord Ave. 293-7387 pamperedpetscville.com Runner-up: All Things Pawssible 706 Henry Ave. 972-7297 allthingspawssible.com According to Guinness World Records, the tiniest dog is a 4″ Chihuahua named Boo Boo. That’s about half an inch shorter than an iPhone 4, so we’d
Jefferson OBGYN 600 Peter Jefferson Pkwy., #290 977-4488 jeffersonobgyn.net Runner-up: Ed Wolanski 600 Peter Jefferson Pkwy., #300 293-9800 When the royal baby arrived on July 22, it was Drs. Marcus Setchell and Alan Farthing, gynecologists to QEII and the royal family, who assisted Duchess
VMDO 200 E. Market St. 296-5684 vmdo.com Runner-up: Wolf Ackerman 110B Second St. NE #201 296-4848 wolfackerman.com There are 403 steps from the foundation to the top floor of the torch in the Statue of Liberty. That’s the kind of information that’s pertinent to someone interested in
Staples Barber Shop Barracks Road Shopping Center 296-7354 Runner-up: Chung’s Barber Shop Albemarle Square Shopping Center 973-7578 They say the difference between a good haircut and a bad haircut is two weeks. But readers know that’s not even a consideration when they step into Staples for a
Robertson Electric 973-4348 robertsonelectric.com Runner-up: Design Electric (800) 476-5058 designelectric.com Human conductor Slavisa Pajkic, of Pazarevac, Serbia, can withstand a 20,000-volt current through his body without feeling a thing. He’s known as “Battery Man,” and says he can act as
Boar’s Head Inn 200 Ednam Dr. 296-2181 boarsheadinn.com Runner-up: Keswick Hall 701 Club Dr., Keswick 979-3440 keswick.com Go big or, quite literally, go home—that’s what readers say, which is why they chose two of the area’s swankiest spots for overnight stays this year. The winner is a luxury
Harvest Moon 946 Grady Ave., Suite 11 296-9091 hmcatering.com Runner-up: C&O 515 E. Water St. 971-7044 candorestaurant.com In a town where so much emphasis is put on food (we have more than 400 places to eat!), readers demand a lot from a catering service. Good thing there’s Harvest Moon,
Claibourne Reppert at The Honeycomb 310 E. Market St. 977-0616 facebook.com/pages/The-Honeycomb Runner-up: Jonathan Nuckles 104 14th St. NW 227-2277 nucklessalon.com In a C-VILLE interview with Claibourne earlier this year, her brother-in-law, who was sitting in on the conversation, said this
UVA 1721 University Ave. 924-0311 virginia.edu Runner-up: SNL Financial 700 E. Jefferson St. 295-4381 snl.com Love what you do and you’ll never work a day in your life. That’s what they say, anyway, and if that saying is to be believed, then a lot of folks at UVA and SNL aren’t really
Tucker Griffin Barnes 207 W. Rio Rd. 973-7474 tgblaw.com Runner-up: Ed Lowry of Michie-Hamlett 500 Court Square, Suite 300 951-7200 michiehamlett.com In 1995, inmate Robert Lee Brock claimed he violated his own civil rights by drinking alcohol against his religious beliefs and subsequently
Victoria Vastine 600 Peter Jefferson Pkwy. #270 654-8920 mjhplasticsurgery.org Runner-up: Stephen Park 415 Ray C. Hunt Dr. 924-2153 cosmeticuva.com Plastic surgery sure has come a long way: For the very first nose job, performed in 600 B.C., wooden tubes were placed inside the nose to keep air
Bonnie Straka 3350 Berkmar Dr. 923-4646 signaturemedspa.com Runner-up: Anna Magee 600 Peter Jefferson Pkwy., #230 984-2400 Since your skin is the largest organ in (or, rather, on) your body, it makes sense that you’d want to treat it well. Bonnie Straka is the answer, readers say. The
David and Rebecca Swett 900 Rio Rd. E, Suite B 979-3940 swettdentistry.com Runner-up: David Dalley 901 Preston Ave. #200 296-8034 The longest tooth ever pulled, belonging to Singapore resident Loo Hui Jing, measured in at 1.26″. There’s never been quite as big an extraction at the Swetts’
Wahooptie 466-9463 wahooptie.com Runner-up: Yellow Cab 295-4131 cvilletaxi.com According to Urban Dictionary, a “hooptie,” is any vehicle for which the driver must enter through the passenger side; that has three different brand and size tires; that only gets one AM station on the radio… The
Advantage Handyman 817-7222 advantagehandy.com Runner-up: Jeff Easter 295-9911 jeffeasterremodeling.com During World War II, Vesta Stoudt, a mother of three naval officers, invented duct tape when she noticed the paper tab used to rip open a box of rifle cartridges was inefficient. It’s this
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
Merry Maids 296-6603 merrymaids.com Runner-up: Charlottesville’s Earthly Cleaning 202-0455 cvillesearthlycleaning.com Unless you’re talking about dust bunnies, sometimes bigger really is better: Merry Maids operates 1,351 franchises and was voted No. 1 Residential Cleaning Service in