Best of Hoover 2014
Best New Business - Lou Lou’s
This store offers clothing, gifts, monogramming, game day apparel and tailgating merchandise.
726 29th Street South, 322-7005
Runner up: Von Maur
Best Place to Buy Home Décor - Home Goods
Every time you go in, the store’s selection of furniture and accessories is sure to grab your eye.
1660 Montgomery Highway,
Runner up: Hobby Lobby
Best Children’s Store - Sew Precious
This locally owned kids’ boutique is where moms turn for great clothes for both boys and girls.
180 Main Street # 124, 444-0005
Runner up: Toys R Us
Best Veterinarian - Galleria Animal Clinic
Dr. Borden and his staff welcome furry friends of all kinds for the very best of care.
2953 John Hawkins Parkway, 987-7297
Runner up: Hope Animal Clinic
Best Golf Course - Renaissance Ross Bridge
Ross Bridge’s long course offers multiple tees for golfers at all levels.
4000 Grand Avenue, 916-7677
Runner up: Riverchase Country Club
Best Store for Your Hobby - Hoover Tactical Firearms
One of the nation’s premier indoor shooting ranges and retail firearms stores, the state-of-the-art facility offers new and used firearms.
1561 Montgomery Highway, 822-3600
Runner up: Dick’s
Best Store for Men - Belk
This department store offers a variety of clothing and accessories for every occasion.
2100 Riverchase Galleria, 987-4200
Runner up: Jos A Bank
Best Salon - Salon 150
Stylists offer cuts, dyes and other services at this popular salon.
2798 John Hawkins Parkway Suite 122, 733-0383
Runner up: Stone Salon
Best Women’s Clothing Store - Turquoise
This contemporary boutique offers seasonable fashions and the accessories to accompany them, all at affordable prices.
593 Shades Crest Road, 823-9007
Runner up: Kohls
Best Place to Buy a Gift - Wrapsody
This “must shop” destination for women sells unique and thoughtful gifts, including a wide selection of Greek gifts.
161 Main Street #127, 989-7277
Runner up: World Market
Best Customer Service - Bluff Park Hardware
This store offers a variety of products and dedicated, experienced staff who are always ready to help with your latest project.
597 Shades Crest Road, 823-1953
Runner up: Von Maur
Best Mechanic Shop - Estes Tire Warehouse
Family-owned and operated since 1975, Estes stocks tires for brands like Michelin, BFGoodrich and Goodyear. It also sells wheels and offers auto repair.
3420 Old Columbiana Road, 979-7841
Runner up: John’s