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2012 Readers Favorites

2012 Readers Favorites
You picked ’em. 
Here are the winners of our annual poll of readers, your favorite businesses, services and restaurants chosen by write-in vote.

To celebrate the win, we invited Funky Memories Photo Booth to our portrait session. We think the automated camera stole the show!

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Encouragement to the many who almost won! We had thousands of votes and many were mentioned.

But 2012 gloating rights go to the people pictured here.

Favorite Store for Kids' Gifts

Posh Princess
Sharon Lynch & Jodie Smith

Favorite Pizza

Papa's Pub and Pizzaria
Chris Griffin & Michael Abshere

Favorite Barbecue, Favorite Catering & Favorite Overall Restaurant

Ralph's Pink Flamingo BBQ
Jeff & Ralph Taylor

Favorite Place to Watch a Game

Varsity Sports Grill
Kristi Feathers, Amber Neathery & Jennifer West

Favorite Consignment – Children's Clothing

Jill's Consignment
Jill Lovett

Favorite Barber

Rick's 66th Street Salon
Rick Corley & Jessica Robinson

Favorite Place for Spa Services

Orchid Spa
Angela Jarrell

Favorite Catfish Restaurant

Catfish Cove
Shaney Salsman & Leonard Cernak

Favorite Women's Clothing Store (Tie)

Fashion Boutique
Lindsay Webb, Tammy Aldridge & Paige Stewart

Favorite Antiques Mall

Belle Starr Antiques Mall
Beth Randall

Favorite Interior Decor

Amanda Anderson, Jacob Brothers & Amanda Lamont

Favorite Place to Take a Team/Group

Pizza Warehouse
Mike Hill & Josh Palmer

Favorite Desserts

Creative Kitchen
Cindy Kennedy & Jami Coleman

Favorite Trendy Boutique (Tie)

Beauty's Boutique
Bevin & Arthur Green

Favorite Store for Personalized Items

Camille Breeden

Favorite Salon for Hair Extensions & Massage

Salon Elements

Favorite New Restaurant (Tie)

Larry’s Pizza
Daniel, Abigail, Alyssa & Tracie Baker

Favorite New Restaurant

Beef O’Brady’s
Kim and Randy Didier & Joyce and JLee Didier

Favorite Artistic Nails

Distinction Salon Hair & Nail Boutique
Destiny Henry

Favorite Consignment Store – Women's Clothing

Designer Again
Todd & Tiffany Parker

Favorite Children’s Clothing Store

Cotton & Clover
Geri Schwarz

Favorite Furniture Store – New Furniture

Ashley Furniture
Jessica Hester, Phillip Armstrong, Arnie Capitanelli, Brad Martin & Kara Harrison

Favorite Furniture Store – Resale

Roscoe’s Bazaar
Tawana & Ronnie Coleman and Frances (not pictured) & Ross Morreale

Favorite Trendy Boutique (Tie)

Suite One
Tasha Buchanan

Favorite Women's Clothing Store (Tie)

Belle Boutique
Dianna Whittington, DiAnne Turner & Paige Ingram

Favorite International Restaurant and Favorite Downtown Restaurant

Sherri & Rolando Cuzco

Favorite Best-Kept Secret Restaurant

Dewey's Cafe
Jennie Ballinger, Aubrye Branscum

Favorite American Buffet

Furr's Fresh Buffet
Mike Huck & Chris Krenn

Favorite Mexican Restaurant

La Huerta
Hector Torres & Serafin Valdivia

Favorite Antiques Shop

Now & Then Shoppe
Marty White

Favorite Salon for Manicure/Pedicure, Skin Care, Hair Coloring, Massage & Favorite Salon Overall

Janice Radcliff, Tina Brown, Sara VanHersh & KanDee Townsend

Favorite Gourmet Deli/Take-Out

Panera Bread
Kevin Gary & Shannon Hall

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