Central Baptist Hospital
Sleep Outfitters
Massage Envy
Saint Joseph Hospital, Lexington
Five Guys Burgers and Fries
Gratz Park Inn
Frank Jenkins Law Office
Beaumont Family Denistry
King's Gardens Garden Center
Central Bank
Be Medispa
Peggy's Gifts
Rivard Fine Jewelry
YMCA
Park Place Apartments
Lowells
Magee's Bakery
Martin Luftman
Orange Leaf
Judy's Temporaries
Josie's
Jimmy Nash Homes
Jeff's Car Wash
Joseph Beth
 
 

7th Annual
2013 Readers'
Choice Awards
Favorites

Favorite Bakery
First   Magee’s Bakery
Finalist   Spalding’s Bakery
Finalist   Caramanda’s Bake Shoppe

Favorite BBQ Restaurant
First City Barbeque
Finalist Billy's Bar-B-Q
Finalist Butt Rubb BBQ

Favorite Place to eat Breakfast/Brunch
First Josie’s
Finalist Doodles Breakfast and Lunch
Finalist Winchell’s Restaurant and Bar

Favorite Local Bourbon
First Woodford Reserve
Finalist Maker’s Mark
Finalist Buffalo Trace

Favorite Burger Joint
First Five Guys Burgers and Fries
Finalist Smashburger
Finalist Sawyer’s Downtown

Favorite Happy Hour
First Applebee’s
Finalist Harry’s
Finalist Ramsey’s

Favorite Ice cream or Fro-yo
First Orange Leaf Frozen Yogurt
Finalist Graeter’s Ice Cream
Finalist Baskin-Robbins Ice Cream

Favorite Italian Restaurant
First Bella Notte
Finalist Giuseppe’s Ristorante Italiano
Finalist Johnny Carino’s Italian

Favorite Mexican Restaurant
First Mi Pequeña Hacienda
Finalist Jalapeños Mexican Restaurant
Finalist Chuy’s

Favorite Non-chain Meal under $10
First Ramsey’s
Finalist Bourbon n’ Toulouse
Finalist Dad’s Favorites Deli

Favorite Patio Dining
First The Merrick Inn
Finalist Grey Goose Bar
Finalist Harry’s

Favorite Pizza Place
First Mellow Mushroom
Finalist Goodfellas Pizzeria
Finalist Joe Bologna’s Italian Pizzeria and Restaurant

Favorite Romantic Restaurant
First Giuseppe’s Ristorante Italiano
Finalist The Merrick Inn
Finalist Malone’s

Place for Sushi
First Aqua Sushi
Finalist Tomo Restaurant
Finalist Miyako Sushi & Steakhouse

Favorite Place to buy Wine and Spirits
First Liquor Barn
Finalist Kroger Wine & Spirits
Finalist Trader Joe’s

Favorite Attorney
First Frank Jenkins
Finalist Brian Gardner
Finalist Kevan Morgan

Favorite Auto Repair Service
First Lowell’s Independent Automotive
Finalist Auto Tech Service
Finalist S&S Tire

Favorite Bank
First Central Bank
Finalist Chase Bank
Finalist University of Kentucky Federal Credit Union

Favorite Car Wash
First Jeff’s Car Wash
Finalist Mr. Sparkle Car Wash
Finalist Clean Sweep Car Wash

Favorite Local Charity
First Lexington Humane Society
Finalist God’s Pantry Food Bank
Finalist The Salvation Army

Cosmetic Surgeon
First Dr. Martin Luftman
Finalist Dr. Henry Wells
Finalist Dr. Andrew Moore

Favorite Dentist
First Dr. Fred Schroeder
Finalist Dr. Patricia Takacs/Beaumont Family Dentistry
Finalist Dr. Dana Corbett

Favorite Doctor
First Dermatology Consultants
Finalist Dr. Paul Hester
Finalist Dr. Mary Henkel

Favorite Florist
First Michler’s Florist, Greenhouses & Garden Design
Finalist Kreations by Karen
Finalist Oram’s Chevy Chase Florist

Favorite Hair Salon
First Cha Cha’s
Finalist Ziyan Salon & Spa
Finalist Fleet Street Hair Shoppe

Favorite Home Builder
First Ball Homes
Finalist Jimmy Nash Homes
Finalist Briggs Homes

Favorite Realtor
First Lindsay Emmerich Muzic
Finalist Whitney Pannell
Finalist Holly Browning

Favorite Remodeler
First Back Construction Inc.
Finalist Quality Construction Company
Finalist Paul Davis Restoration

Favorite Staffing Agency
First Judy’s Staffing Services Inc.
Finalist People Plus Inc.
Finalist Remedy Staffing Agency

Favorite Arts Group
First The Kentucky Theatre
Finalist Lexington Opera House
Finalist The Lexington Singers

Favorite Nursery/Garden Center
First King’s Gardens Garden Center
Finalist Michler’s Florist, Greenhouses & Garden Design
Finalist Tie: Redmond’s Garden, Landscape & Gift Center and Springhouse Gardens
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Favorite Family Entertainment Venue
First GattiTown
Finalist Champ’s
Finalist The Kentucky Theatre

Favorite Horse Farm
First   Calumet Farm
Finalist   Claiborne Farm
Finalist   Three Chimneys Farm

Favorite Local Event
First Thursday Night Live
Finalist Keeneland Race Meet
Finalist Woodland Art Fair

Favorite Place to take Out-of-Town Guests
First Keeneland Race Course
Finalist Kentucky Horse Park
Finalist Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill

Favorite Area Vineyard
First Talon Winery and Vineyards
Finalist Equus Run Vineyards
Finalist Jean Farris Winery

Favorite Place to Buy Antiques
First Feather Your Nest Antiques
Finalist Scout Antiques & More
Finalist Tie: Athens Schoolhouse Antiques, Meadowthorpe Antique Mall and Thoroughbred Antique Gallery

Favorite Place to Buy Appliances
First Pieratt’s
Finalist Lowe’s
Finalist H.H. Gregg

Favorite Place to Buy Books
First Joseph-Beth Booksellers
Finalist The Morris Book Shop
Finalist Half Price Books

Favorite Place to Buy a New Car
First Glenn Auto Mall
Finalist Tie: Don Jacobs and Green’s Toyota of Lexington
Finalist The Lexus Store of Lexington

Favorite Place to Buy a Pre-Owned Car
First Glenn Auto Mall
Finalist Don Jacobs
Finalist Tie: CarMax Auto Superstore and Green’s Toyota of Lexington

Favorite Clothing Boutique
First Bella Rose
Finalist Calypso
Finalist Monkee’s of Lexington

Favorite Consignment Shop
First Stephen Lawrence Ltd.
Finalist Sassy Fox
Finalist Street Scene

Favorite Place to Buy a Derby Hat
First Keeneland Gift Shop
Finalist Fielden Willmott Millinery
Finalist Macy’s

Favorite Place to Buy Electronics
First Best Buy
Finalist Pieratt’s
Finalist H.H. Gregg

Favorite Place to buy Fresh Produce
First Lexington Farmers’ Market
Finalist The Fresh Market
Finalist Good Foods Market

Favorite Place to Buy Furniture
First Burke Furniture
Finalist Lexington Furniture Company
Finalist Ashley Furniture HomeStore

Favorite Place to Buy a Gift
First Peggy’s Gifts & Accessories
Finalist Artique Gallery
Finalist The Front Porch

Favorite Place to Buy Jewelry
First Shelia Bayes Fine Jewelers
Finalist Rivard Fine Jewelry
Finalist Artique Gallery

Favorite Place to Buy a Mattress
First Sleep Outfitters
Finalist Tempur-Pedic
Finalist Macy’s

Favorite Pet Business
First PetSmart
Finalist Bluegrass Barkery
Finalist Incredipet

Favorite Place to Buy UK Apparel
First Fan Outfitters
Finalist Kennedy Book Store’s Wildcat Den
Finalist Wildcat Wearhouse

Favorite Place to Have a Baby
First Baptist Health Lexington
Finalist The Women’s Hospital at Saint Joseph East
Finalist University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center

Favorite Hospital
First Baptist Health Lexington
Finalist Saint Joseph Hospital
Finalist University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center

Favorite Gym
First YMCA of Central Kentucky
Finalist Lexington Athletic Club
Finalist HealthwoRx Fitness and Wellness Center

Favorite Place to get a Massage
First Massage Envy Spa
Finalist The Massage Center
Finalist Lexington Healing Arts Academy

Favorite Apartment Complex
First Park Place Apartments
Finalist Merrick Place
Finalist The Racquet Club

Favorite Hotel or B&B
First Gratz Park Inn
Finalist Griffin Gate Marriott Resort
Finalist Hilton Downtown/Lexington

Favorite Place of Worship
First Southland Christian Church
Finalist Cathedral of Christ the King
Finalist Crossroads Christian Church

Favorite Place to Work
First Baptist Health Lexington
Finalist University of Kentucky
Finalist Jolie Salon & Day Spa
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Pieratts
Wells Plastic Surgery
Stephen Lawrence, LTD
Morris Book Shop
Dr. Fred Schroeder
Bella Rose
Billy's Bar-B-Q
Kreations by Karen
Lexington Healing Arts Academy
Lexington Humane Society
Gardner Attorney at Law
Family Practice Assoc
Lindsay Emmerich
Downtown Lexington Corporation
City Barbeque
Artique
Dermatology Consultants
Liquor Barn
 

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