Best of Toledo 2017 – Assets

Let us help you win a Best of Toledo award! Your vote is your voice, so use it in our Best of Toledo 2017 Readers Poll. We want you to nominate the people, places, things and ideas that make Toledo great. We encourage you to grab the graphics from this page and share them on your own

Best of Toledo 2017 – Advertise

At the City Paper, we’re always trying to do things differently. After years of our readers voting for the Best of Toledo, we’ve freshened things up with a new method. Best of Toledo’s new nomination process gives your business a better shot at winning with new campaigning features. These on-ballot advertising opportunities off both group and category ads

Best of Toledo 2016 Recap

A call back to our Best of Toledo 2016 issue, selecting the “Best of” in almost 200 categories. Some of the Winners, loud and proud, are spotlighted here — a great selection of retailers, restaurants and service providers in our community. Oh, and remember, voting for Best of Toledo, 2017 will be starting soon! Belamere

Best of Toledo 2016 – Stores and Shops

BACK TO MAIN New Store JupMode jupmode.com Finalist: Gathering Volumes Locally Owned Women’s Boutique Sophia Lustig Shop sophialustigshops.com Finalist: Raggaza Locally Owned Men’s Boutique V Collection vcollectiononline.com Finalist: Ticknors Men’s Clothier Thrift/Resale Store Goodwill Industries goodwillnwohio.com Finalist: Clothes Mentor Used Book Store NeverMore Used Bookstore facebook.com/NeverMore2856 Finalist: Encore Books Tailor Sew-N-Such sew-n-such.com Finalist: Ali Awada

Best of Toledo 2016 – Professionals

BACK TO MAIN Plastic Surgeon Dr. Frank Barone, Evolv Medical Aesthetics evolvmedicalaesthetics.com Finalist: Dr. Laurence Baibak, Dr. C. Jeff Kesler and Dr. A. Thomas Dalagiannis, Arrowhead Plastic Surgeons Doctor Dr. Kelly M. Emch, ProMedica Physicians Family Practice of Toledo promedica.org Finalist: Dr. Mazin S. Salem, The Toledo Clinic Dermatologist Dermatology Associates, Inc. daohio.com 26 years ago, Dr. Christy Lorton

Best of Toledo 2016 – Music

BACK TO MAIN Music Venue Huntington Center huntingtoncentertoledo.com Finalist: The Village Idiot Jam Night To Hear Local Jams The Village Idiot villageidiotmaumee.com Finalist: Bar 145 Karaoke Night Bier Stube bierstubetoledo.com Finalist: John Korner’s Bar and Grill Jukebox Doc Watson’s docwatsonstoledo.com Finalist: Waffle House Best Club To Dance All Night Bretz Nightclub facebook.com/bretz.bar Finalist: Hollywood Casino Toledo

Best of Toledo 2016 – Media

BACK TO MAIN Print Journalist David Briggs, Sports Columnist for The Toledo Blade toledoblade.com Finalist: Keith Burriss, columnist and editorial page editor Sportscaster Dan Cummins, Sports Director for WTOL 11 News wtol.com Finalist: Joe Nugent, Sports Anchor on 13abc/WTVG-TV Meteorologist Jay Berschback, Chief Meteorologist on 13abc Action News 13abc.com Finalist: Blizzard Bill Spencer, weekday meteorologist on 13abc/WTVG-TV Best Anchor Duo Lee

Best of Toledo 2016 – Food

BACK TO MAIN Steakhouse Mancy’s Steakhouse mancys.com Finalist: Rockwell’s Sushi Kyoto Ka kyotoka.com Since opening his first location in Sylvania in November of 2007, Chef Joe Cho, owner of Kyoto Ka, has kept busy. In 2015 Kyoto Ka opened a second location downtown as a lunch-only restaurant, but hungry patrons quickly encouraged Chef Joe to

Best of Toledo 2016 – Drinks

BACK TO MAIN New Bar Fleetwood’s Tap Room fleetwoodshensville.com Finalist: Dave & Buster’s Irish Pub The Blarney Irish Pub theblarneyirishpub.com Finalist: Shawn’s Irish Tavern Sports Bar Fricker’s frickers.com Finalist: Buffalo Wild Wings College Bar Chasers toledochasers.com Finalist: Jake’s Saloon LGBT+ Bar Bretz Nightclub facebook.com/bretz.bar Finalist: Georgjz419 Fun Food & Spirits Trivia Night Ralphie’s Sports Eatery

Best of Toledo 2016 – Community

BACK TO MAIN Local Least Likely To Want To Be Called A Hipster Sam Melden samuelmelden.com Finalist: Rachel Richardson Entrepreneur Will Lucas will-lucas.com Finalist: Josh Cooper, partner at White Label High School Notre Dame Academy nda.org Finalist: Whitmer High School Private School Notre Dame Academy nda.org Finalist: St. Ursula Academy College University of Toledo utoledo.edu Finalist: Lourdes University

Best Of Toledo 2016 – Health and Wellness

BACK TO MAIN Hairstylist Carmen Wigmans, owner of Reve Salon and Spa revesalonandspa.com Finalist: Mary Anne Johnson, owner of Willow Creek Salon Women’s Salon Reve Salon and Spa revesalonandspa.com Finalist: Willow Creek Salon Aesthetician Angie Scott, co-owner of AM Skin Health & Plastic Surgery amskinhealth.com Finalist: Kim Ando, Ada Aesthetics Men’s Barber Shop Barber Lounge Toledo, located inside V

Best of Toledo 2016 – Art

BACK TO MAIN Place To Buy Local Art Handmade Toledo handmadetoledo.com Finalist: Toledo Museum of Art Supporter Of The Local Arts The Arts Commission theartscommission.org Finalist: Toledo Museum of Art Independent Gallery Hudson Gallery hudsongallery.net Finalist: River Centre Gallery Local Art Event Crosby Festival of the Arts at the Toledo Botanical Garden toledogarden.org Finalist:The University of Toledo Foundation’s