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Wednesday, March 2,2011

Top of the town awards

More than 3,700 readers and viewers voted in more than 100 categories. Here are the results.

by City Pulse
BEST SHOPPING

Antique Shop
Williamston Antique Mall: 180
Mega Mall: 121
Lamb's Gate Antiques: 100


Art Gallery
Lansing Art Gallery: 171
Mackerel Sky: 110
Creole Gallery: 109


Bookstore
Schuler Books & Music, Eastwood: 366
Barnes & Noble, East Lansing: 176
Curious Books: 151


Butcher
Merindorf Meats: 325
L&L: 61
Gorman's Food Market: 57


Consignment Shop
2nd Time Around: 276
Plato's Closet: 87
Scavenger Hunt: 85


Florist
Horrocks Food Market: 197
Smith Floral: 110
Rick Anthony: 78


Grocery
Meijer: 228
Horrocks: 207
Goodrich: 126


Jewelry Store
Becky Beauchine Kulka: 126
Medawar Jewelers: 101
Wheat Jewelers: 51


Liquor Store
Oades Big Ten: 447
Tom's Party Store & Wine Shop: 98
Goodrich: 73


Musical Instrument Store
Elderly Instruments: 533
Marshall Music: 228
Music Manor: 71


Office Supply
Staples: 272
OfficeMax: 260
Dunder Mifflin: 100


Pawn Shop
Dicker & Deal: 397
Capitol City Discount: 94
Cash for Anything – Williamston: 8


Pet Store
Preuss Pets: 308
Soldans: 110
Pet Smart: 65


Place for Sweets
Fabiano's: 232
Sugar Shack: 121
Bake N Cakes: 82


Produce
Horrocks: 658
City Market: 163
Meijer: 69


Record Store
Flat Black & Circular: 438
The Record Lounge: 87
Elderly Instruments: 80


Sporting Goods Store
Dick's: 328
Dunham's: 141
Playmakers: 121


Thrift Shop
Goodwill: 239
Volunteers of America: 177
Hidden Treasures: 76


Wine Shop
Dusty's Cellar: 348
Goodrich Shop-Rite: 205
Horrocks: 110


BEST HANGOUTS
Coffee Shop
Biggby: 657
Gone Wired cafe: 258
Deckers: 139


Dance/Club Scene
Green Door: 296
Mac's Bar: 189
Spiral: 157


Gay/Lesbian Bar
Spiral: 459
Chrome Cat: 342
Esquire: 66


Happy Hour
Houlihan's: 171
Dagwoods: 107
Crunchy's: 93


Hookah Lounge
Blue Midnight: 294
Mac's Bar: 142
Saylis: 71


Karaoke
Crunchy's: 291
Irish Pub: 175
Sir Pizza in Old Town: 156


Movie Theater
NCG Cinemas: 1,129
Celebration Cinema: 474
Lansing Mall 6: 106


Open Mic Night
Dagwoods: 270
Connxtions Comedy Club: 92
B414: 70


Place to be Seen
Golden Harvest: 149
Old Town: 148
Mac's Bar: 91


Place to Meet Singles
Mac's bar: 102
Online: 87
Meijer: 67


Pub/Tavern
Green Door: 114
MBC: 109
Tavern on the Square: 108


Sports Bar
Buffalo Wild Wings: 205
Nuthouse: 164
Reno's West: 161


Weeknight Hangout
Home: 124
Mac's Bar: 104
Green Door: 88


Wi-Fi Hot Spot
Biggby: 378
Gone Wired Cafe: 301
Panera Bread: 102


BEST...WHATEVER
Annual Event/Festival
Common Ground: 280
East Lansing Art Fest: 212
Chili Cook Off: 144


Best Student Publication
State News: 446
LCC Lookout: 94
The Black Sheep: 74


Best-looking bartenders
Wild Beaver: 107
Mac's Bar: 79
Golden Harvest: 64


Local Theater Group
Riverwalk Theatre: 479
Peppermint Creek: 88
Williamston Theatre: 75


Park
Hawk Island: 364
Potter Park: 149
Lake Lansing: 102


Place to Go on a First Date
Old Town: 99
Eastwood: 80
Deluca's: 70


Place to take Out-of-Towners
Old Town: 167
Golden Harvest: 157
Lugnuts: 195




BEST LOCAL MUSIC


Blues Band
Root Doctor: 303
Frog & the Beeftones: 138
Big Willy: 97


Cover Band
Starfarm: 264
Global Village: 89
Soulstice: 73


Live DJ
DJ Sammy: 91
DJ Ruckus: 68
John Cruz: 64


Original Band/Group
Frank and Earnest: 436
Steppin' In It: 150
Elliot Street Lunatic: 146


Radio Station
88.9 The Impact: 458
97.5: 227
94.1: 168


Solo Performer
Joe Hertler: 266
Jen Sygit: 91
Jeff Pianki: 61
Phil Denny: 61


Venue
Mac's Bar: 358
Green Door: 235
The Loft: 227


BEST SERVICES
Alternative Health
Better Health Store: 198
Foods for Living: 128
Creative Wellness: 96


Auto Repair
Woods Okemos: 41
Holt Auto Clinic: 41
Brogans: 40
H&H Mobil: 40


Bank/Credit Union
MSUFCU: 451
Lake Trust: 188
LAFCU: 105


Barber Shop
Frandor Barbers: 39
Jude's: 39
Barber Love: 39


Cab Company
Big Daddy: 220
Green Cab: 160
Shaggin Wagon: 77


Catering
Soup to Nutz Bistro: 60
Troppo: 53
SoupSpoon Cafe: 52


Chiropractor
Delta Chiropractic: 36
Craft Chiropractic: 31
Holt Chiropractic: 29


Electrician
Bohnet ELectric: 137
IBEW: 40
Three Electric Haslett: 26


Health/Fitness Club
Westside YMCA: 157
Michigan Athletic Club: 148
Downtown YMCA: 89


Hotel/Bed & Breakfast
The English Inn: 182
Wild Goose: 138
Radisson: 102


Lawyer
Frank Reynolds: 29
1-800 CALL-SAM: 27
Foster Smith Collins & Smith: 23


Maid Service
Maid in Lansing: 116
Molly Maids: 72
My Neighbors: 10


Medical Marijuana Dispensary
Capital City Caregivers: 43
Mid Michigan Caregivers: 31
The Herbal Center: 27


Movers
Two Men & A Truck: 476
Discount Movers: 20
Kingsley : 9


Nails
Douglas J: 90
Patricks Salon: 32
Queen Nails in Holt: 26


Pet Care/Services
Waggin Tails: 84
MSU Small Animal Hospital: 64
Miller Animal Clinic: 58


Photographer
Jena McShane: 252
Kim Nastal: 117
Brett Maxwell : 101


Place to Pamper Yourself
Douglas J Institute: 227
Douglas J Day Spa and Salon: 87
Douglas J Exchange: 85


Plumber
MI Plumbing: 64
Meridian: 64
Hedlund Plumbing: 46


Restaurant Wait staff
Golden Harvest: 143
SoupSpoon Cafe: 50
Buddy's: 40


Salon/Spa
Douglas J Aveda: 214
Patrick's Salon & Spa: 53
Zoe Spa: 39


Tanning Salon
Tanzmania: 82
Cabana Sun: 52
Tanfaster South: 40


Tattoo Parlor
Splash of Color: 200
Eclectic: 141
Fish Ladder: 108


BEST PEOPLE
Bartender
Craig Doepker: 268
Kevin Angell: 172
Jared Bobo: 160


Environmentalist
Pat Lindeman: 90
Julie Powers: 77
Sierra Club : 75


Local Politician
Virg Bernero: 290
Gretchen Whitmer: 160
Rick Snyder: 93


Local Radio Personality
Tim Barron: 201
Alabama: 154
Rich Michaels: 107


Local TV News Personality
Evan Pinsonnault: 464
Jason Colthorp: 440
A.J. Hilton: 135


Spartan Athlete
Draymond Green: 223
Kirk Cousins: 144
Kalin Lucas: 103


BEST DINING
Appetizers
Houlihan's: 207
Tavern on the Square: 129
Leo's Lodge: 91


Asian
Ukai: 141
Chen's: 91
PF Chang's: 88


Atmosphere
Golden Harvest: 160
English Inn: 113
Tavern on the Square: 59


Bar Food
Peanut Barrel: 151
Dagwoods: 100
Irish Pub: 100


BBQ
Smokey Bones: 311
Backyard BBQ: 203
Turkeyman: 98


Bread/Bakery
Great Harvest: 435
Panera Bread: 285
Roma: 241


Breakfast
Golden Harvest: 551
Sawyer's Pancake House: 136
Flap Jack: 125


Burger
Bonnie's Place: 226
Five Guys Burgers and Fries: 163
Peanut Barrel: 134


Casual Dining
Texas Roadhouse: 127
SoupSpoon cafe: 93
Cheddar's: 80


Chili
Wendy's: 180
Beggars Banquet: 65
Harrison Roadhouse: 54


Cocktails
Tavern on the Square: 122
Troppo: 81
Mitchell's Fish Market: 71


Coney Island
Sparty's Coney Island: 364
Downtown Doghouse: 106
Zeus: 94


Cup of Coffee
Biggby: 451
Espresso Royale: 71
Coffee Jam: 63


Dessert
Grand Traverse Pie Co.: 171
Bake N Cakes: 116
Sweetie Pies, Dewitt: 111


Diner
Fleetwood Diner: 344
Golden Harvest: 300
Theio's: 65


Fries
Five Guys Burgers and Fries: 151
Dagwoods: 114
McDonald's: 110


Gourmet Restaurant
Dusty's Cellar: 243
Troppo: 159
Mitchell's Fish Market: 113


Italian
Deluca's: 313
Emil's: 311
Bravo: 193


Mexican
El Azteco: 377
Los Tres Amigos: 223
Cancun Grill: 203


Middle Eastern
Woody's Oasis: 433
Aladdin's: 196
Sultan's: 192


New Restaurant
Five Guys Burgers and Fries: 167
Enso: 121
SoupSpoon Cafe: 78


Patio
Peanut Barrel: 244
The roof at El Azteco: 137
Dublin Square: 74


Pizza
Deluca's: 500
Pizza House: 89
Jets: 68


Sandwich Shop/Deli
Jersey Giant: 250
Panera Bread: 122
State Side Deli: 84


Seafood
Mitchell's Fish Market: 365
Red Lobster: 249
Lansing Fish Market: 99


Steak
Texas Roadhouse: 195
Outback Steakhouse: 181
Knight Cap: 178


Sushi
Ukai: 180
San Su: 161
Maru: 117


Takeout
Famous Taco: 98
Chen's: 68
Pizza House: 62


Vegetarian/Vegan food
Woodys: 98
Travelers' Club: 53
Mumbai: 51

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