Best of Columbus Readers' Poll: Arts, Culture, Shopping

Staff Writer
Columbus Alive

Best museum

First place: COSI

Second: Columbus Museum of Art

Third: Wexner Center for the Arts 

Best art gallery

First place: OSU Urban Arts Space

Second: Wild Goose Creative

Third: Lindsay Gallery 

Best live theater

First place: Shadowbox Live

Second: CATCO

Third: Short North Stage 

Best dance company

First place: BalletMet Columbus

Second: Columbus Dance Theatre

Third: Columbus Modern Dance Company 

Best tattoo studio

First place: Evolved Body Art

Second: High Street Tattoo

Third: Short North Tattoo 

Best farmers market

First place: Worthington Farmers Market

Second: North Market Farmers Market

Third: Clintonville Farmers Market 

Best bookstore

First place: The Book Loft

Second: Half-Price Books

Third: Village Bookshop 

Best record store

First place: Magnolia Thunderpussy

Second: Used Kids Records

Third: Spoonful Records 

Best hair salon

First place: Penzone Salons + Spas

Second: Salon Lofts

Third: Lucky 13 Salon 

Best spa

First place: Penzone Salons + Spas

Second: Woodhouse Day Spa

Third: Kenneth’s Hair Salons & Day Spas 

Best barbershop

First place: Mug and Brush

Second: Blue Star Barbershop

Third: Old Familiar Barbershop 

Best yoga studio

First place: Yoga on High

Second: Balanced Yoga

Third: Go Yoga 

Best fitness center/gym

First place: Planet Fitness

Second: Lifetime Fitness

Third: LA Fitness

Best sporting goods store

First place: Clintonville Outfitters

Second: Roush Sporting Goods

Third: Aspen Ski & Board 

Best bicycle shop

First place: roll:

Second: Bike Source

Third: Paradise Garage 

Best gardening shop/nursery

First place: Oakland Nursery

Second: Strader’s Garden Centers

Third: Dill’s Greenhouse 

Best smoke/paraphernalia shop

First place: Waterbeds ‘n’ Stuff

Second: The Joint

Third: Puff N’ Stuff 

Best adult shop

First place: Lion’s Den

Second: The Garden

Third: The Chamber