- SUNSET SETTINGS: 2610 Sunset Boulevard
"Contemporary modern furniture and accessories for the home"
2. Go-to Shop for Gifts
- SLOAN HALL: 2620 Westheimer Road
"Fine artisan jewelry"
3. Best Vintage Shop, Thrift Store, or Flea Market
- TAXI TAXI: 1657 Westheimer Road
"Used, vintage, and consignment clothing"
4. Favorite Bookstore
- DOMY BOOKS: 1709 Westheimer Road
"Domy is a progressive bookstore with a focus on editioned books, periodicals, video, and product lines that concentrate on national and international contemporary art and culture."
5. Favorite Coffee Shop, Café, or Restaurant
- CAFE BRASIL: 2604 Dunlavy Street
Open-air patio seating
6. Best Hardware/Paint Store
- BERING'S: 6102 Westheimer Road
A hardware store celebrating its 70th Anniversary in Houston
7. Best Place to Pick Up Groceries
- HEB ON BUFFALO SPEEDWAY: 5225 Buffalo Speedway
"Here Everything's Better" — a supermarket chain in Texas and Louisiana
8. Best Place to Buy Flowers
- RIVER OAKS PLANT HOUSE: 3401 Westheimer Road
Florist and garden center
9. Best Neighborhood Park
- LEVY PARK: 3801 Eastside
Near Richmond Boulevard in the Greenway Plaza area
10. Best Spot to Take Visitors
- URBAN HARVEST FARMERS MARKET: 2311 Canal Street
"A local charitable organization supporting a network of urban gardens, farms and orchards"
Photos: Erin Thanks, Erin!
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