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BEST BIKE TUNE-UP

The beat­ing heart of GEARS BIKE SHOP is — you got it — bikes. Come here for all your bik­ing needs: tune-ups, hel­mets, re­pairs, rentals and all. 109 Van­der­hoof Ave.

BEST SHOE RE­PAIR

A main­stay in the nabe, MILL WOOD SHOE RE­PAIR re­cently re­ceived a reno and trans­formed into a one-stop fix-it shop, but shoes are still tops. 706 Mill­wood Rd.

BEST BEAUTY BAR

In ad­di­tion to of­fer­ing the clas­sic fin­gers and toes beau­ti­fy­ing mani-pedi, LTS NAILS has an or­ganic ver­sion with Ar­bonne prod­ucts for the nat­u­ral­ista in the nabe. You can get your wax on at the same time. 540 Eglin­ton Ave. W.

BEST TAI­LOR

Af­ter mov­ing lo­ca­tions, the beloved Penny at STYCHIN

TIME is still the best in the biz. In her hands, a dress with a ratty hem can morph into a chic blouse, and tired pants can trans­form into Ber­muda shorts. 927 Mt. Pleas­ant Rd.

BEST DRY CLEANER

That de­lec­ta­ble din­ner that crept its way onto a beloved dress will be long for­got­ten af­ter a trip here. You can trust

ASH­FORD CLEAN­ERS with your finest frip­pery — they even do cou­ture! 535 Eglin­ton Ave. W.

BEST LASH & BROW FIX

There’s so much more to brows and lashes these days than pluck­ing and mas­cara. Fret not,

FLIRTY FLUT­TERS cov­ers it all from mi­cro-blad­ing brows to mega vol­ume lash ex­ten­sions, which are sur­pris­ingly light. 691 Mt. Pleas­ant Rd.

BEST ART RESTORA­TION

Have some fine art that re­ally could use a facelift? The fine folks at ARTKITECT FINE ART CON­SER­VA­TION AND RESTORA­TION can care­fully re­store paint­ings, and they bring 40 years of knowl­edge with them. 594 Mt. Pleas­ant Rd.

BEST ME­CHANIC

The skilled me­chan­ics at SAMMY’S SER­VICE CEN­TRE aim to make your auto re­pairs as pain­less as pos­si­ble, from brake re­pairs to oil changes. 2114 Yonge St.

BEST PLANT SHOP

Veg­e­ta­tion beck­ons from ev­ery cor­ner of APRI­COT FLOW­ERS. Na­ture’s quirks are em­braced in cacti, succulents and bright blooms. Keen­ers hop­ing to ex­pand their knowl­edge of all things flora can take work­shops. 621A Mt. Pleas­ant Rd.

BEST BLOWOUT

Who styles their own hair these days? Es­pe­cially if you have an event to go to. The fine folks at

BLOWDRY LOUNGE are here to tame your un­ruly locks. What’s bet­ter? The lounge will come to you for house calls. 1343 Yonge St.

BEST CATER­ING

UR­BAN FARE CATER­ING will cover those shindigs you don’t want to prep for. Their Rosh Hashanah menu in­cludes faves like matzo ball soup and potato latkes with ap­ple­sauce and sour cream. Stress? Gone. 1415 Bathurst St.

BEST MEN’S GROOM­ING

Al­though not yet level with the Ital­ian man, the Toronto male is look­ing good. MANKIND

GROOM­ING as­sists, ready to whip those toes into shape, mank­ini the bod and touch up greys on the head and beard. 212 Eglin­ton Ave. E.

BEST TATTOO PAR­LOUR

Tat­toos are a pow­er­ful art form. At VIL­LAGE INK, re­cent tats have been ev­ery­thing from the sur­real (they’re keen on head­less babes) to a sur­pris­ingly quirky ode to the Spice Girls. They’ll do it all. 101 Yorkville Ave.

BEST AP­PLI­ANCE RE­PAIR

Think that toaster is, um, toast? Chances are, the folks at FIX IT AGAIN SAM think other­wise. Trust them to re­vive your beloved house­hold items. 911 Mill­wood Rd.

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