BEST OF TOLEDO 2020 RESULTS

Celebrating the Best of Toledo has been a pleasure and an honor for Toledo City Paper for over two decades. For the last 21 years, we have invited our loyal readers to vote for the Best of the Toledo area. When the ballots have been counted we have feted the winners and treated our fans

BEST OF TOLEDO 2020 RESULTS – Media

Best Anchor Duo WINNER: Diane Larson and Lee Conklin, 13abc 13abc.com Trust and chemistry are big parts of a successful news broadcast, and for over two decades Larson and Conklin have demonstrated both. With numerous Emmys and other awards to their credit, the pair are two of the most prominent figures in Toledo news. Their

BEST OF TOLEDO 2020 RESULTS – Community

Best Neighborhood WINNER: Sylvania RUNNER UP: Perrysburg Suburban Downtown WINNER: Sylvania RUNNER UP: Perrysburg Nonprofit Event WINNER: Acoustics for Autism acousticsforautism.com RUNNER UP: Zoo to Do toledozoo.org/zootodo Best Festival WINNER: German American Festival germanamericanfestival.net RUNNER UP: Old West End Fest toledooldwestend.com Charity/Nonprofit WINNER: Maumee Valley Habitat for Humanity 1310 Conant St., Maumee. 419-382-1658. mvhabitat.org RUNNER

BEST OF TOLEDO 2020 RESULTS – Music

Band (covers) WINNER: Amelia Airharts ameliaairharts.com Deftly blending folk, rock and soul into a sound uniquely their own, the Amelia Airharts are flying high in the Toledo music scene. Whether it’s original material or putting their own spin on the classics, the group founded by Cari Langenderfer and Megan Leslie has clearly captured the hearts

BEST OF TOLEDO 2020 RESULTS – Art

Visual Artist (Glass, Sculpture & Installation) WINNER: Dane Turpening, Toledo Twisted Iron 700 N Wheeling St., 419-290-3566. toledotwistediron.com Some of the most powerful works of art to be found in the Glass City are made of metal. Dane Turpening is the mind behind pieces like “Echo” on the ProMedica downtown campus, the beautiful bronze memorial

BEST OF TOLEDO 2020 RESULTS – Beauty/Health and Wellness

Boutique Fitness Studio/Classes Bootcamp Studio Gym/Athletic Club Personal Trainer: Erin Higgins WINNER: TRV|FIT Perrysburg 117 E 2nd St., Perrysburg. 419-324-4698. trvfit.com/perrysburg Members don’t see TRV|FIT as a studio they go to or classes they take, but as a supportive community helping them find a permanent path to personal fitness. This year, TRV|FIT and its staff won

BEST OF TOLEDO 2020 RESULTS – Drinks

New Bar WINNER: Toledo Spirits 1301 N Summit St., 419-662-9521. toledospirits.com Although Toledo Spirits has been creating delicious and innovative craft spirits since 2013, the opening of Bellwether cocktail bar grabbed Toledoans’ attention (and taste buds). Stay tuned for the impending opening of HEAVY Beer Co. located just downstairs from Bellwether. RUNNER UP: The Old

BEST OF TOLEDO 2020 RESULTS – Food

Diner WINNER: Schmucker’s 2103 N. Reynolds Rd., 419-535-9116. schmuckersrestaurant.com Your parents went to Schmucker’s. Your grandparents, too. There’s nothing fancy on the menu, instead Schmucker’s delivers a comfort-food hug. The diner has been filling Toledoans’ hearts (and stomachs) for over 70 years. Make sure to leave room for the pie. RUNNER UP: Mayberry Diner mayberrydiners.com Ethnic Grocery

BEST OF TOLEDO 2020 RESULTS – Professionals

Dermatologist WINNER: Bravia Dermatology 2000 Regency Ct., Ste. 201, 419-948-3376. braviaderm.com The staff at Bravia Dermatology have won numerous City Paper awards, including Best Dermatologist in 2018 and Best Doctor. Well, they won both accolades again this year. From cosmetic improvements to skin cancer prevention and management, Bravia is a respected stop for taking care

BEST OF TOLEDO 2020 RESULTS – Services/Places

Landscaper WINNER: Glass City Lawn and Landscape: Devon Schumaker P.O. Box 416, Sylvania. 419-460-2972. glasscitylawnandlandscape.com RUNNER UP: The Grass Guy Search “The Grass Guy” on Facebook Handyman WINNER: BMJ Enterprises (Blair Johnson) P.O. Box 153, 419-777-4265. bmj419.com RUNNER UP: Austin Burdue Search “AB Perfectionist Painting” on Facebook Home Builder/Remodeling WINNER: Redfox Custom Homes 12158 Jefferson

BEST OF TOLEDO 2020 RESULTS – Stores & Shops

Thrift/Resale Store WINNER: Habitat for Humanity ReStore 1310 Conant St., Maumee. 419-382-1658. mvhabitat.org Want to declutter your life and feel good doing it? Toledoans clearly love stopping by Maumee Valley ReStore to donate their unwanted furniture and home items. Restoring the wares and then selling them at a deep discount, the process helps the environment

20 North Gallery Reopens by Appointment

20 North Gallery has officially reopened to visitors, by appointment. Call ahead to schedule a time to tour the gallery, with times available Wednesdays through Saturdays from Noon-4pm. 20 North will require everyone to wear masks on premises, and staff will be sanitizing surfaces before and after every visit. The Gallery has been closed to