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March 9, 2015
Best Florist

Ingrid Carozzi, who sources her dahlias and anemones from tristate farms, leans wild and loose, using “blender” flowers like ranunculus to unify her high-contrast bouquets at Tin Can Studios.

March 9, 2015
Best Interior Painter

Julia Mecha, whose custom colors adorn the lobby of the Ace Hotel and Dior on 57th Street, is also known for her faux finishes (Cuban mahogany and Carrara marble, from $6,000 per room).

March 9, 2015
Best Shade Installer

Horizon Window Treatments is up to any job: It’s designed blinds for the Setai Club and once built a custom shade for a windowpane stretching 18 feet ($3,000 all told).

March 9, 2015
Best Affordable Framer

While a custom wooden 30-by-30-inch is likely to run above $200 elsewhere, Frame It in Brooklyn—which sustains itself on high-volume orders from local hotels and nursing homes—can afford to do the same for $138, including glass and wire.

March 9, 2015
Best Smart-Home Installer

Automating your mood lighting used to be a strictly high-class task, but Paul Bochner’s Electronic Concepts can design and install a system for the relative-bargain starting price of $1,200 (plus equipment costs).

March 9, 2015
Best Leather-Couch Repairman

One-man band Saul Shapiro, formerly an engineer and PR guy, pined for a job that would allow him to bike around and get his hands dirty.

March 9, 2015
Best Affordable Wall Art

One wall of SVA alum Maria Candanoza’s tiny art-and-objet shop is magnetic white Formica, accommodating a heavy rotation of poster-size photo prints by local artists, for under $30, from Object_ify 139.

March 9, 2015
Best Ecofriendly Exterminator

Instead of dousing a pest-infested space with chemicals, Green Apple homes in on the breeding source first, doing top-to-bottom detective work.

March 9, 2015
Best Movers

The hyperefficient mom-and-pop team at JP Urban Moving is able to manage an average of five moves a day ($500 for the average one-bedroom), thanks to co-owner John McCutcheon’s high communication standards.

February 23, 2015
Best Bets: Week of February 23, 2015

Custom eyeglasses, colorful nightstands, and more new stuff in New York stores.

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