Photos by Keith McCoy & Contributed

You voted. We tallied. See just who Homewood’s favorites are.

Best Friendly Service

Taco Mama
1014 Oxmoor Road
205-414-0441
tacomamaonline.com



Runner Up: SoHo Social, Oak Hill Bar & Grill

Best Kid Friendly Dining

Taco Mama
1014 Oxmoor Road
205-414-0441
tacomamaonline.com

Runner Up: Hero Doughnuts, Ash Neighborhood Bar & Grill

Best Ethnic Dining/Regional Cuisine

Red Pearl Restaurant
243 W Valley Ave,
Homewood, AL 35209
(205) 945-9558
superorientalmkt.com

Runner Up: Sabor Latino Restaurant, The Little London

Best Date Night Restaurant

Gianmarco’s Restaurant
721 Broadway Street
205-871-9622
gianmarcosbhm.com

Runner Up: Soho Standard, Taco Mama

Best Lunch Spot

Ashley Mac’s
1831 28th Ave S Suite N101,
Homewood, AL 35209
(205) 582-0062
ashleymacs.com

Runner Up: Taco Mama, Soho Social

Best Casual Restaurant

Taco Mama
1014 Oxmoor Road
205-414-0441
tacomamaonline.com

Runner Up: Soho Social, Greenhouse

Best Coffee

OHenry’s Coffees
2831 18th Street S.
205-870-1198
569 Brookwood Village, Suite 101
205-870-1148
ohenryscoffees.com

Runner Up: Red Mountain Expresso, Seeds Coffee Co.

Best Sweet Treats

Cookie Fix
2854 18th Street S.
205-582-2623
cookiefix.com

Runner Up: Pastry Art Bake Shoppe, Edgewood Creamery

Best Pizza

Pizzeria GM
600 Oak Grove Road
205-905-3266
pizzeriagm.com

Runner Up: Dave’s Pizza, De Vinci’s Pizza

Best Drinks/Cocktails

Taco Mama
1014 Oxmoor Road
205-414-0441
tacomamaonline.com

Runner Up: SoHo Social, Soho Standard

Best Chef

Giovanni Respinto
Gianmarco’s Restaurant
721 Broadway Street
205-871-9622
gianmarcosbhm.com

Runner Up: Tim Hontzas – Johnny’s, Mark Driskill of Ash Neighborhood Bar & Grill

Best Brunch

Big Bad Breakfast
1926 29th Ave S,
Homewood, AL 35209
(205) 666-7099
bigbadbreakfast.com

Runner Up: Ruby Sunshine, Demetri’s BBQ

Best Breakfast

Big Bad Breakfast
1926 29th Ave S,
Homewood, AL 35209
(205) 666-7099
bigbadbreakfast.com

Runner Up: Hero Doughnuts, Ruby Sunshine

Best Community Event

We Love Homewood Day
Bands, barbecue, festivities, neighbors and a street dance: always the first Saturday of May

Runner Up: Homewood Witches Ride, Exceptional Foundation Chili Cook Off

Best Neighborhood

Edgewood
Full of sidewalks, neighbor hangouts, and choices to get dinner or ice cream

Runner Up: West Homewood, Hollywood

Best Local Cause

The Exceptional Foundation
1616 Oxmoor Road
205-870-0776
exceptionalfoundation.org

Runner Up: The Bell Center, College Choice Foundation

Best Outdoor spot

Homewood Central Park
1632 Oxmoor Road
homewoodparks.com

Runner Up: Patriot Park

Best Church

Trinity United Methodist Church
1400 Oxmoor Road
205-879-1737
trinitybirmingham.com

Runner Up: Dawson Memorial Baptist Church, Our Lady of Sorrows Church

Best Local Personality

Steve Sills
Homewood Middle School Teacher + Coach + DJ

Runner Up: Frank Morgan, Homewood parks employee, Alan McKee (Sikes Children’s Shoes)

Best Family Medicine Practice

Grandview Medical Group – Homewood
1817 Oxmoor Rd,
Birmingham, AL 35209
(205) 870-4030
grandviewmedicalgroup.com

Runner Up: MedHelp

Best Pediatric Practice

Alabama Pediatric Dentistry
3500 Independence Dr. #100
Homewood AL 35209
(205) 802-7277
alabamapediatricdentistry.com

Runner Up: Powell Pediatric Dentistry, Mayfair Medical Group

Best Dental Practice

Brighter Image Dentistry
2908 Central Avenue, Suite 150
205-591-6220
brighterimagedentistry.com

Runner Up: Powell Pediatric Dentistry, Angelica Rohner Pediatric Dentistry

Best Orthodontics Practice

Backus Smiles
3507 Old Montgomery Highway
205-879-0557
backusbraces.com

Runner Up: Law Orthodontics, Yanosky Orthodontics

Best Eye Care Practice

Vision First Eye Center
1 W Lakeshore Dr Suite 220,
Birmingham, AL 35209
(205) 949-2020
visionfirsteyecenter.com

Runner Up: Advanced Eye Care, JJ Eyes Optical Boutique

Best Chiropractic Care Practice

Witt Chiropractic
1919 Courtney Drive
205- 871-1888
wittchiro.com

Runner Up: Archetype Health, Oxmoor Chiropractic

Best Pharmacy

Homewood Pharmacy
940 Oxmoor Road
205-871-9000
homewoodpharmacy.com

Runner Up: CVS, Wellness Pharmacy

Best Hair Salon

Fringe
1830 29th Ave S Suite 120,
Homewood, AL 35209
(205) 802-3888
facebook.com/FringeaHairStudio

Runner Up: Salon U, Blo Blow Dry Bar

Best Nail Salon

Genesis Nail Spa at Homewood
350 Hallman Hill East, Unit 51
205-802-0639

Runner Up: Elude Nail Spa, Nail world II

Best Spa

Escape Day Spa
100 Broadway Street
205-414-6062
theplacetoescape.com

Runner Up: Smart Skin Med Spa, Skin Wellness Dermatology

Best Fitness Center

Burn Boot Camp
1035 Broadway Park,
Homewood, AL 35209
(205) 529-8444
burnbootcamp.com/locations/homewood-al

Runner Up: Provision Studio, Shades Valley YMCA

Best Barber Shop

Single Barrel Barbershop
1830 29th Ave S Suite 140,
Homewood, AL 35209
(205) 582-2999
singlebarrelbarbershop.com

Runner Up: Homewood Barbershop

Best Doctor

Stansell B Keith MD
2815 Independence Dr,
Birmingham, AL 35209
(205) 879-7888
alaped.com

Runner Up: Dr. Elizabeth Peters – Children’s Hospital Homewood, Sarah Kunin – Grandview Medical Homewood

Best Personal Trainer

Magen Davis
Burn Boot Camp
1035 Broadway Park,
Homewood, AL 35209
(205) 529-8444
burnbootcamp.com/locations/homewood-al

Runner Up: Kristy McKinney – Provision Studio, Olivia Stringer Burn Boot Camp

Best New Business

Christopher Collection
2913 Linden Ave,
Homewood, AL 35209
(205) 719-3206
christophercollection.com

Runner Up: Meals by Misty, WestHouse Events

Best Customer Service

Alabama Goods
2933 18th Street S.
205-803-3900
alabamagoods.com

Runner Up: Christopher Collection, fab’rik Homewood

Best Boutique/Clothing

The Cottage Basket

Runner Up: fab’rik Homewood, Soca Clothing

Best Gift Shop

Christopher Collection
2913 Linden Ave,
Homewood, AL 35209
(205) 719-3206
christophercollection.com

Runner Up: Homewood Toy & Hobby Shop, Alabama Goods

Best Specialty Store

Christopher Collection
2913 Linden Ave,
Homewood, AL 35209
(205) 719-3206
christophercollection.com

Runner Up: Little Professor Bookshop, Alabama Goods

Best Store For Kids

Homewood Toy & Hobby Shop
2830 18th Street S.
205-879-3986
homewoodtoy-hobby.com

Runner Up: Do It Yourself Crafts, Sikes Children’s Shoes

Best Store for Home Furnishings/Décor/Kitchens

Christopher Collection
2913 Linden Ave,
Homewood, AL 35209
(205) 719-3206
christophercollection.com

Runner Up: At Home Furnishings, Nadeau – Furniture With a Soul

Best Florist

Wild Things
2815B 18th Street S.
205-703-8821
wildthingsbhm.com

Runner Up: Blakelee’s Bouquets, Stems & Styles

Best Animal Clinic

Homewood Animal Hospital
501 Scott Street
205-943-0008
homewoodanimal.com

Runner Up: Nall Daniels Animal Hospital, Oxmoor Animal Clinic

Best Place for Creativity

Do It Yourself Crafts
1909 Oxmoor Road
205-868-4346
doityourselfcrafts.com

Runner Up: Homewood Public Library, Little Professor

Best Children’s Daycare

Trinity United Methodist Church
1400 Oxmoor Road
205-879-1737
trinitybirmingham.com

Runner Up: Our Lady-Sorrows Catholic Church, Heritage Preschool of Homewood

Best Remodeler

Twin Construction
2907 Central Ave STE 105,
Homewood, AL 35209
(205) 802-3920
twincompanies.com

Runner Up: Ketcham and Co, River Brook Design & Construction

Best Jewelry Store

Holland & Birch
1816 28th Ave S,
Homewood, AL 35209
(205) 283-5338
hollandandbirch.com

Runner Up: Crowne Jewelers, Wallace & Burke

Best Senior Living

Brookdale University Park
400 University Park Drive
205-870-0786
brookdale.com

Runner Up: Regency Retirement Village of Birmingham, Skyline Village

Best Garden Shop

Sweet Peas Garden Shop
2829 Linden Ave,
Homewood, AL 35209
(205) 879-3839
sweetpeasgardenshop.com

Runner Up: Lowe’s Home Improvement

Best Dry Cleaner

Watkins Cleaners Of Homewood
1715 28th Ave S,
Homewood, AL 35209
(205) 879-7951
watkinscleaners.com

Runner Up: Hunter’s Cleaners

Best Photographer

Lindsey Culver Photography
143 Citation Ct,
Homewood, AL 35209
(205) 527-6455
lindseyculverphotography.com

Runner Up: Love Be Photography : B Sturdivant, Katie & Alec Photography

Best Interior Designer

Joanna Goodman
Christopher Collection
2913 Linden Ave,
Homewood, AL 35209
(205) 719-3206
christophercollection.com
Christopher Collections

Runner Up: Erin Barrow – Swag Home Design and Staging, Fran Keenan – Fran Keenan Design

Best Pet Supply Store

The Whole Dog Market
2937 18th St S,
Homewood, AL 35209
(205) 783-1169
thewholedogmarket.com

Runner Up: Creative Dog Training – Homewood, Ed’s Pet World

Best Dance Studio

The Dance Foundation
1715 27th Ct S,
Homewood, AL 35209
(205) 870-0073
thedancefoundation.org

Runner Up: Dawson Ballet School, Backstage Studio Centre

Best Real Estate Agent

Savannah Johnson – Art House
2823 Central Ave Ste 101,
Birmingham, AL 35209
(205) 352-7742
soldbyarthouse.com

Runner Up: Abby Ruggiero, Jessica Daviston

Best Real Estate Agency

LAH Real Estate
1760 Oxmoor Road
205-879-8580
lahrealestate.com

Runner Up: ARC Realty – Homewood, LIST Birmingham

Best Insurance Agent

Stan Faulkner – State Farm Insurance Agent
1747 Oxmoor Rd,
Homewood, AL 35209
(205) 870-5626
stanfaulkner.com

Runner Up: Tim Johns – State Farm Insurance Agent, Frank Ippolito – State Farm Insurance Agent

Best Insurance Agency

JR King – State Farm Insurance Agent
3499 Independence Dr Ste 141,
Birmingham, AL 35209
(205) 783-5090
insurewithking.com

Runner Up: Seguro Auto Insurance, Casey Halsey – State Farm Insurance Agent

Best Bank

Regions Bank-Independence Plaza
1 Independence Plaza
800-734-4667
regions.com

Runner Up: Union State Bank, CommerceOne Bank

Best Auto Service

Express Oil Change & Tire Engineers
1717 27th Court S.
205-879-4499
expressoil.com

Runner Up: Rob’s Mans Automotive Service, Hatfield Auto Parts and Service

Best Financial Advisor

Nowlin and Associates
2718 20th St S,
Homewood, AL 35209
(205) 871-9993
nowlinwm.com

Runner Up: Edward Jones – Financial Advisor: Rachel E Reynolds

Best Attorney

David Condon
100 Union Hill Dr Ste 200,
Birmingham, AL 35209
(205) 871-2133
davidcondonlaw.com

Runner Up: Hugh Nickson – Nickson Law, The Evans Law Firm

Best Law Firm

David P. Condon, P.C.
100 Union Hill Dr Ste 200,
Birmingham, AL 35209
(205) 871-2133
davidcondonlaw.com

Runner Up: Nickson Law LLC, Halbrooks & Allen, LLC

Best HVAC

Carbert Services
1919 Oxmoor Rd #313,
Homewood, AL 35209
carbertservices.com

Runner Up: Gentle Breeze Cooling and Heating, Xcalibur Home Services