LEO Readers’ Choice Awards 2023: Local Shops

Oct 11, 2023 at 8:45 am
Carmichael’s Bookstore.
Carmichael’s Bookstore. Photo by Kathryn Harrington

Best Adult/Erotic Store

Love Boutique
Adam & Eve

Best Antique Store

Birdie&Vi’s Fleatique
Peddlers Mall
Mellwood Antique Mall

Best Bicycle Shop

Parkside Bikes
Shifty’s Business Cycleworks
Scheller’s Fitness & Cycling

Best Bookstore

Carmichael’s Bookstore
Butcher Cabin Books
Foxing Books

Best Bourbon Store

Old Town Liquors
Total Wine & Spirits
Frankfort Avenue Liquor & Wine

Westport Whiskey & Wine (tie)

Best Chocolate/Candy Shop

Confections at Work the Metal
Muth’s Candies
Schimpff’s Confectionery

Best Comic Book Shop

The Great Escape
Pop’s Comics & Collectibles
Destination Comics

Best Consignment Shop

Sassy Fox Upscale Consignment
Margaret’s Fine Consignment
The Umbrella Stand

Best Furniture Store

Derby City Market
Molly Monkey Kids Furniture
Fleur De Flea Vintage Market

Best Hardware Store

Keith’s Hardware
Oscar’s Hardware
Brownsboro Paint & Hardware

Best Health Food Store

Rainbow Blossom
Whole Foods
Clean Eatz

Best Instrument Shop

Doo Wop Shop
Mel Owen Music
Mom’s Music

Best Jewelry Store

Work The Metal
Twisted Images

Best Liquor Store

Old Town Liquors
The Breeze Wine Bar & Spirits
Total Wine & Spirits

Best Men’s Clothing Boutique

Him Gentleman’s Boutique
Derby City Market

Best New Store/Business

812 Hemp
Derby City Market
Aurora Gallery & Boutique

Best Outdoor Sporting Goods Store

Quest Outdoors
Academy Sports
Dick’s Sporting Goods

Best Pet Shop

Feeders Supply
Sandy’s Pet Shop
Pet Wants

Best Place To Buy Vape Products

One Love Cannabis Company
502 Hemp
Electric Ladyland

Best Place To Buy A Plant

Above The Dirt Garden Shop

Best Place To Buy A Unique Gift

Work The Metal
502 Hemp
Derby City Market

Best Record Store

Better Days Records
Guestroom Records
Matt Anthony’s Record Shop

Best Skateshop

Home Skateboard Shop
Tiny Skateshop

Best Tobacco Store

J. Shepherd
Cox’s Spirit Shoppe and Smoker’s Outlet
Leaf & Cedar

Best Vintage Clothing Store

Dot Fox Clothing Culture
Nitty Gritty
Derby City Market

Best Wine Shop

The Breeze Wine Bar & Spirits
The Wine Rack
Total Wine & Spirits

Best Women’s Clothing Boutique

Work The Metal
Dot Fox Clothing Culture

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