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Best of Denver 2013 Readers' Poll: The first round of Shopping & Services finalists

Best of Denver 2013 Readers' Poll: The first round of Shopping & Services finalists

For the first time in the thirty-year history of Westword's Best of Denver, we've split the Best of Denver Readers' Poll into two rounds, giving you the chance to look at the leading vote-getters and then vote again for your favorite shops and services in metro Denver. And the results of the first round are in! Keep reading to uncover the five finalists that you, the readers, have selected for the Shopping & Services categories on this year's Readers' Poll. And know this: You still have the chance to change the results.

See also: - Best of Denver Readers' Poll 2013: The Food & Drink finalists - Vote in the 2013 Best of Denver Readers' Poll - The Best of Denver 2012 results

The finalists listed below are by no means shoe-ins -- meaning that in the next (and final) round of voting, you can either vote for your favorite finalist or start over with a completely different entry. The final deadline for online voting is 11:59 p.m. on Wednesday, March 20, at which point we'll close the poll and calculate the results one last time. You'll be able to read both the Westword and Readers' Poll winners when our annual Best of Denver issue hits stands on March 28.

In the meantime, let us know what you think of the first-round finalists in the comments section below. And don't forget to vote!

Best free service: Trash pickup 16th Street Mall shuttle Denver Public Library Brewery tours Free days at the Denver Zoo

Best radio talk-show host: Bret Saunders Slacker and Steve Uncle Nasty Ginger KBCO Big Al

Best TV anchor: Kim Christiansen Kyle Clark Adele Arakawa Ron Zappolo Mark Koebrich

Best TV newscast: 9NEWS CBS4 7NEWS FOX31 KWGN

Best weathercaster: Kathy Sabine Becky Ditchfield Dan Frazier Ed Green Mike Nelson

Best hair on a female TV personality: Kathy Sabine Adele Arakawa Amelia Earhart Corey Rose Lisa Hidalgo

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Best hair on a male TV personality: Kyle Clark Mike Nelson Ron Zappolo Chris Parente Mike Landiss

Best pop-up store: Neat Market Gimme Gimme Pillow Toast Inventing Room Nooch I Heart Denver Store

Best shop on Broadway: Buffalo Exchange Fancy Tiger Decade Flossy McGrew's True Love

Best shop on Colfax: Argonaut Marczyk's II Twist & Shout Hooked on Colfax Tattered Cover

Best store on Tennyson: Parisi Tennyson Hardware Planet Pet Mouthfuls Ooh! Aah! Jewelry

Best store on the 16th St Mall: Tattered Cover H&M I Heart Denver Store NikeTown Where the Buffalo Roam

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Best outdoor mall: 16th Street Mall Pearl St. Belmar Aspen Grove Streets at SouthGlenn

Best indoor mall: Cherry Creek Park Meadows Colorado Mills Flatiron Crossing Aurora Town Center

Best neighborhood shopping district: Cherry Creek North Gaylord Street Old South Pearl South Broadway Highland

Best thrift store: Arc Goodwill Savers Safari Seconds Buffalo Exchange

Best flea market: Mile High Marketplace Horseshoe Craft and Flea Market Denver Merchandise Mart Paris Street Market Sweet William Market

Best farmers' market: Boulder Holy Comfort/Broomfield South Pearl Cherry Creek East High School

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Best farmers' market vendor: Waffle Cakes Humble Pie The Real Dill Aiko Pops Glazed and Confused Doughnuts

Best name for a tattoo shop: De La Ink Th'ink Tank Love sick ink Mystick Ink Marion St. Tattoo

Best name for a tattoo-removal service: What were you inking? Fresh Start rethINK Ink-B-Gone Regret No more

Best name for a hair salon: Bang Big Hairy Monster Rockstar Curl Up and Dye Mop Factory

Best name for a medical marijuana dispensary: Kind Love The Clinic Rocky Mountain High Pinkhouse CannaMart



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