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Birmingham Parent June 2012 : Page 18

SHOPPING CENTER OR MALL The Summit The Summit continues to grow in size and in favor with Birmingham area shoppers. From the upscale shops and restaurants, to fun things to do in the evenings, a movie theater and much more, The Summit has become Birmingham Parent readers’ favorite shopping spot. Learn more at www.thesummitonline. com/birmingham. Honorable Mention: Riverchase Gal-leria, www.riverchasegalleria.com MATERNITY CLOTHES – TIE Motherhood Maternity and Swanky Stork Whether you drop in one of the two mall stores for Motherhood Mater-nity in our area, or visit Motherhood inside Macy’s, you’re sure to fi nd attractive, affordable fashion and necessities for your expecting time. Learn more at www.motherhood.com. The Swanky Stork , located in Homewood, offers a unique selection of the latest maternity clothes. Wheth-er you are looking for the perfect outfi t for a night out, the hottest maternity jeans, or some staples that will help you stretch your maternity budget to the max – they have it all. Learn more at www.theswankystork.com. RADIO STATION WDJC Christian music and radio has taken the top spot this year with Favorite Radio Station WDJC. It’s been a constant in the Birmingham area for years, and it’s one safe place Birmingham area parents can depend on to tune in for wholesome entertainment and uplifting music. Learn more or listen online at www. wdjconline.com. Honorable Mention: WZZK FM, www.wzzk.com THE SUMMIT MOM’s SALON Santa Fe Day Spa This 8,000 square foot world class day spa, salon and aesthetic center serves the Birmingham, Alabama area. Santa Fe specializes in the traditional spa services of massages, facials, body wraps, manicures and pedicures. It’s a Moms’ favorite! Learn more at www. santafedayspa.net. Honorable Mention: The Spa At Ross Bridge, www.spaatrossbridge.com. Odyssey has been a long-time childcare facility in the Birmingham area, and a repeat winner in our Family Favorites Awards. This year is no different, except that they also won “favorite kids’ camp!” There are two great locations in Inverness and Trace Crossings. Learn more at www. odysseyearlyschool.com. Honorable Mentions: Primrose Schools, www.primroseschools.com Covenant Classical School, www. covenantclassical.org CHILDCARE HOSPITAL St. Vincent’s Health System is made up of fi ve facilities: St. Vincent’s Birmingham, St. Vin-cent’s Blount, St. Vincent’s East, St. Vincent’s St. Clair, and St. Vincent’s One Nineteen Health and Wellness. It is part of Ascension Health, the nation’s largest Catholic and non-profi t health system, with more than 100,000 associates serving in 20 states and the District of Columbia. Learn more at www.stvhs.com. Honorable Mention: Brookwood Medical Center, www.bwmc.com BOOKSTORE Of course your favorite bookstore, Barnes & Noble , has several loca-tions in our area and plenty of books, but they have much more. The store has great events, story times for kids, educational items for parents and teachers, complimentary wi-fi and great educational games. Learn more at www.barnesandnoble.com. Honorable Mention: The Little Profes-sor Book Center, Homewood, www. littleprofessor.com/homewood. TV STATION PHOTO COURTESY OF THE SUMMIT PHARMACY HAIRCUTS FOR KIDS Great Clips With several locations in the Birming-ham area, there’s a Great Clips sure to be near you. No appointment haircuts for men, women and chil-dren at affordable prices make this the go-to salon for family haircuts. Learn more at www.greatclips.com. Honorable Mention: Sports Clips, www.sportsclips.com The new family favorite this year among local television stations is ABC ‘s 33/40 , the local ABC affi li-ate. Favorite anchor people who are well-known in the community, such as Brenda Ladun and Linda Mays, along with a top-notch weather team headed up by chief meteorologist James Spann make this the TV station most of our readers turn to. Learn more at www.abc3340.com Honorable Mention: WBRC Fox 6, www.myfoxal.com CVS/Pharmacy There are CVS/Pharmacies all over our area, and not only do they offer a quick, convenient pharmacy, but they are a great place to pick up makeup, toiletry items, snacks and even grocery items in a hurry. With weekly sales, savings/rewards card and more, no wonder they are a Birming-ham Parent readers’ family favorite. Learn more at www.cvs.com Honorable Mention: Walgreen’s, www.walgreens.com 18 | birmingham parent | june 2012

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