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Best Art Gallery
1 Q Gallery
City Arts Factory
29 South Orange Avenue
Orlando
407-701-9382

2 Gallery 17-92
912 South Orlando Avenue
Winter Park
407-647-1792

3 Millenia Fine Arts
555 South Lake Destiny Drive
Orlando
407-304-8100

Best Audio Store
1 Best Buy

Locations throughout Orlando

2 Absolute Sound
862 South Orlando Avenue
Winter Park
407-629-1930

3 Sound Advice
4835 East Colonial Drive
Orlando
407-894-4434
1431 Sand Lake Road
Orlando
407-240-0339

Best Bicycle Store
1 Orange Cycle

2204 Edgewater Drive
Orlando
407-422-5552

2 Locomotion
125 West Fairbanks Avenue
Winter Park
407-629-2680
1776 Jake Street
Orlando
407-898-6411

Best Bookstore
1 Barnes and Noble

Six area locations

2 Borders
Five area locations

3 Books-A-Million
6701 South Kirkman Road
Orlando
407-352-9043
Belz Factory Outlet
Orlando
407-351-6754

Best Business Hotel
1 Grand Bohemian Hotel
325 South Orange Avenue
Orlando
407-313-9000

2 Downtown Marriott
400 West Livingston Street
Orlando
407-843-6664

3 Peabody Hotel
9801 International Drive
Orlando
407-352-4000

Best Day Spa
1 Ritz-Carlton Spa Orlando,
Grande Lakes

4012 Central Florida Parkway
Orlando
407-393-4200

2 Primera Day Spa
1035 Primera Boulevard
Lake Mary
407-333-3095

3 Canyon Ranch Spa
Gaylord Palms Resort and
Convention Center

6000 West Osceola Parkway
Kissimmee
407-586-4772

Best Florist
1 Lee James Floral Design
1312 Wilfred Drive
Orlando
407-897-5300

2 Harry’s Famous Flowers
1252 North Semoran
Boulevard
Orlando
407-249-0500

3 In Bloom
5131 West Colonial Drive
Orlando
407-293-2110

Best Gated Community
1 Isleworth
Windermere

2 Heathrow Woods
Lake Mary

3 Lake Nona
Orlando

Best Golf Course (Private)
1 Isleworth Golf & Country Club

9350 Conroy-Windermere Road
Windermere
407-876-0111

2 Interlachen Country Club
2245 Interlachen Court
Winter Park
407-657-0850

3 Lake Nona Golf & Country Club
9801 Lake Nona Road
Orlando
407-851-9091

Best Golf Course (Public)
1 Dubsdread Golf Course

549 West Par Street
Orlando
407-246-2551

2 (tie) Orange County
National Golf Center and Lodge

16301 Phil Ritson Way
Winter Garden
407-656-2626

2 (tie) ChampionsGate Golf Club
1400 Masters Boulevard
ChampionsGate
407-787-4653

2 (tie) Timacuan Golf Club
550 Timacuan Boulevard
Lake Mary
407-321-0010

3 Mayfair Country Club
3536 Country Club Road
Sanford
407-322-2531

Best Hair Salon
1 Xander Blue Salon

990 North State Road 434
Altamonte Springs
407-808-1672
5232 Red Bug Lake Road
Winter Springs
407-628-2583

Alta Moda
411 East Central Boulevard
Orlando
407-481-8883

3 (tie) Stella Luca
460 North Orlando Avenue
Winter Park
407-740-6711
433 West New England
Avenue
Winter Park
407-740-7006

3 (tie) Garrett and Company
301 Circle Drive
Maitland
407-647-5680

 

Best Jeweler
1 Park Promenade Jewellers

Mall at Millenia
4200 Conroy Road
Orlando
407-903-1001
152 South Park Avenue
Winter Park
407-644-7119

2 Tiffany & Co.
4200 Conroy Road
Orlando
407-351-3133

3 PJ Abramson, Inc.
312 Park Avenue North
Winter Park
407-644-3383

Best Lamp Store
1 Lightbulbs Unlimited
1100 West Fairbanks Avenue
Winter Park
407-539-2852
6203 West Sand Lake Road
Orlando
407-352-2922

2 Lightstyle of Orlando
1155 North Orange Avenue
Orlando
407-896-7252

Best Local Resort
1 Ritz-Carlton Orlando,
Grande Lakes

4012 Central Florida Parkway
Orlando
407-206-2400

2 (tie) Gaylord Palms Resort
and Convention Center

6000 West Osceola Parkway
Kissimmee
407-586-2000

2 (tie) Hyatt Grand Cypress Resort
1 Grand Cypress Boulevard
Orlando
407-239-1234

Best Mall
1 Mall at Millenia
4200 Conroy Road
Orlando
407-363-3555

2 Florida Mall
8001 South Orange
Blossom Trail
Orlando
407-851-6255

3 Seminole Towne Center
200 Towne Center Circle
Sanford
407-323-2262

Best Men’s Specialty Store
1 Siegel’s

130 South Orange Avenue
Orlando
407-481-2155
330 South Park Avenue
Winter Park
407-333-9449

2 John Craig
4040 Central Florida Parkway
Orlando
407-393-3747
132 Park Avenue South
Winter Park
407-645-3100

3 Men’s Warehouse
Nine area locations

Best Movie Theater
1 Regal Cinemas

Winter Park Village
510 North Orlando Avenue
Winter Park
407-628-0035

2 AMC Altamonte Mall
433 East Altamonte Drive
Altamonte Springs
407-298-4488

3 Amstar 12
Colonial Town Park
950 Colonial Grand Lane
Heathrow
321-832-7827

Best Museum
1 Orlando Museum of Art

2416 North Mills Avenue
Orlando
407-896-4231

2 Morse Museum of
American Art

445 North Park Avenue
Winter Park
407-645-5311

3 Orlando Science Center
777 East Princeton Street
Orlando
407-514-2000

Best Old-Style Barber Shop
1 Carr’s Barbershop
Six area locations

2 Otto’s Barber Styling
2422 South French Avenue
Sanford
407-322-0452

3 Yates Barber Shop
7339 East Colonial Drive
Orlando
407-273-0254

Best Outlet Store
1 OFF 5th Saks Fifth Avenue Outlet Store
5253 International Drive
Orlando
407-354-5757

2 Polo Ralph Lauren
Factory Store

Orlando Premium Outlets
8200 Vineland Avenue
Orlando
407-465-8642
Prime Outlets Orlando
4959 International Boulevard Orlando
407-903-0339

Best Place for Great-looking Shoes
1 DSW
Three area locations

2 Shou’ture
339 Park Avenue South
Winter Park
407-647-9372

3 Nordstrom
8001 South Orange
Blossom Trail
Orlando
407-888-7889

Best Place to Buy a Boat
1 Parker Boat Company
455 South Lake Destiny Road
Orlando
407-660-2628

2 Boat Tree
2202 33rd Street
Orlando
407-422-8141

3 Nobles’ Marine
1580 South Highway 17-92
Longwood
407-260-5792

Best Place to
Buy Your Dream Car

1 Fields BMW
963 North Wymore Road
Winter Park
407-628-2100

2 Lexus of Orlando
305 North Semoran Boulevard
Winter Park
800-528-6404

3 Ferrari Maserati of Central Florida
525 South Lake Destiny Road
Orlando
407-667-4300

Best Plastic Surgeon
1 Dr. Edward Gross

1035 Primera Boulevard
Lake Mary
407-333-3040

2 Dr. Clifford Clark
701 West Morse Boulevard
Winter Park
407-629-55553 Dr. Calvin Peters
2501 North Orange Avenue
Orlando
407-898-1436

Best Pet Accessories Store
1 Petsmart
Eight area locations

2 BullFish
102 North Park Avenue
Winter Park
407-644-2969

3 Petco
Seven area locations

Best Pool Builder
1 Artesian Pools

7347 East Colonial Drive
Orlando
407-249-1764

2 All Seasons Pools
185 East Airport Boulevard
Sanford
407-871-2020

3 Tropical Pools and Spas
587 Ruby Court
Maitland
407-331-5006

Best Private School (K-8)
1 Page Private School

10250 University Boulevard
Orlando
407-678-0333
100 Aero Lane
Sanford
407-324-1144

2 Park Maitland School
1450 South Orlando Avenue
Maitland
407-647-3038

3 Lake Highland Preparatory School
901 North Highland Avenue
Orlando
407-206-1910

Best Private School (9-12)
1 Trinity Preparatory
5700 Trinity Prep. Lane
Winter Park
407-671-4140

2 Lake Highland Preparatory School
901 North Highland Avenue
Orlando
407-206-1910

3 Orlando Lutheran Academy
550 North Econlockhatchee Trail
Orlando
407-275-7750

Best Stationery Store
1 Hallmark

Five area locations

2 The Paper Shop
545 North Park Avenue
Winter Park
407-644-8700

3 Parchment
7822 West Sand Lake Road
Orlando
407-248-0750

Best Theater Company
1 Mad Cow Theatre
105 South Magnolia Avenue
Orlando
407-297-8788

2 Orlando Repertory Theatre
1001 East Princeton Street
Orlando
407-896-7365

3 Orlando Shakespeare Theatre
812 East Rollins Street
Orlando
407-447-1700

Best Video Store
1 Blockbuster

Locations throughout Orlando

2 Stardust Video and Coffee
1842 Winter Park Road
Winter Park
407-623-3393

Best Wine Store
1 Pierre’s Wine Cellar

1210 South International Parkway
Heathrow
407-805-8887

2 Total Wine & More
2712 East Colonial Drive
Orlando
407-894-6553

3 Tim’s Wine Market
1223 North Orange Avenue
Orlando
407-472-9772

Best Women’s Specialty Store
1 Siegel’s

130 South Orange Avenue
Orlando
407-481-2155
330 South Park Avenue
Winter Park
407-333-9449

2 Tuni’s
301 South Park Avenue
Winter Park
407-628-1609

3 Ann Taylor
Three area locations

Best Workout Facility/Gym
1 YMCA
Locations throughout Orlando

2 RDV Sportsplex
8701 Maitland Summit
Boulevard
Orlando
407-916-2442

3 LA Fitness
Locations throughout Orlando

Old to new | New to old
Feb 21, 2010 11:27 pm
 Posted by  Anonymous

How do you come up with best private schools? What are the criteria? Are they objective? Is it based on the classes alone? Are factors such as the culture, mentality, etc. taken into consideration. Some schools really market themselves well while they truly are not what they claim to be. I have a hard time believing many of these rankings.

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Apr 30, 2011 07:01 pm
 Posted by  Anonymous

PIERRE'S WINE CELLAR in Lake Mary is the best wine store in Orlando, Pierre is from France, he and his wife are very very nice people, and they have a beautifull store with a great selection, Pierre know's his wine, if you are not sure which brand to choose just describe the taste to Pierre, and he will direct you to the perfect wine for your taste. Very impressed with the old family store appeal, purchase your first bottle from Pierre, come back next month, and he will remember your name.

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