Best electrician 2013: Robertson Electric

Robertson Electric 973-4348 Runner-up: Design Electric (800) 476-5058 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 an insulator, conductor, and even a heater. The folks at Robertson Electric can do all […]

Best spa 2013: Oasis Day Spa

Oasis Day Spa 103 W. Water St. 244-9667 Runner-up: Spa at Boar’s Head 200 Ednam Dr. 972-2253 In the Sultan Ahmet area of Istanbul, a “spa”-like experience consists of lying on a marble slab in a sauna while a woman pours water over your body then scrubs you from head to toe. That […]

Best home repair/handyman 2013: Advantage Handyman

Advantage Handyman 817-7222 Runner-up: Charlottesville Handyman 760-4263 It’s clear that Advantage Handyman delivers when it comes to contracting, but it’s no stranger to the small stuff either. The contractor can do anything from electrical work and painting to landscaping and cleaning. Russ Melton (a.k.a. Charlottesville Handyman) takes the No. 2 spot. He opened […]