Best of Chicago 2006: Your Favorites

Best of Chicago 2006: Your Favorites

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Janel Laban
Jan 9, 2007

Thanks to all who participated in our year end roundup of shops throughout November and December. We covered six categories and heard from you about all types of retail venues from well-known haunts to ones we have yet to visit (but now they are on the list!).

Here are the top three in each category - your favorites for the Best of Chicago, 2006...


The Best in Modern Gifts
Rotofugi
Sprout Home
Jayson Home and Garden


The Best Homestore if You Had All the Money in the World
Design Within Reach
Luminaire
Poliform and Room and Board (tie)


Best for DIY Resources
Clark Devon Hardware
Vogue Fabrics
Home Depot, Ace Hardware and Pearl Paint (3 way tie)


The Best in Basics Target Bed, Bath & Beyond CB2

Best Antique Store
Scout
Broadway Antique Market
Edgewater Antique Mall


Best in Tabletop/Entertaining
Crate and Barrel Outlet
Sur La Table
Lille

Keep the tips on great local shops coming - with all of 2007 ahead of us, Heather and I love to get ideas on shops to add to our Store Guide.

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