Best Of 2016

Best Pawn Shop: American Jewelry and Loan

20450 Greenfield Rd., Detroit; 313-345-4000;

The family behind truTV's hit show Hardcore Pawn is known for being a tough bunch, but Detroiters know the Golds have been deeply rooted in the community since the 1920s. The store sells all the usual pawn shop goods — TVs, jewelry, and other items that fetch a good price. The shop also features their Affordable Luxury, which gives frugal fashionistas the opportunity to obtain authentic high-end brands such as Louis Vuitton, Hermès, and more for reasonable prices.

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