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Simply the Best 2012

Our 15th Annual Readers' Poll Results


Best "Wine List" and Best "Downtown" Restaurant: Bricco

Photographs by Jadrian Klinger

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Alternative Bar

Simply the Best: Stallions

Readers’ Choice: Café Fresco

Dance Club

Simply the Best: Hardware Bar

Readers’ Choice: Level 2

Local Pub

Simply the Best: McGrath’s Pub

Readers’ Choice: Coakley’s Restaurant and Irish Pub; Molly Brannigans

Place To Be Seen

Simply the Best: Level 2

Readers’ Choice: Stock’s On 2nd; Ceoltas Irish Pub

Pool Tables

Simply the Best: Gilligan’s Bar and Grill

Readers’ Choice: Appalachian Brewing Company: The Quarter

Sports Bar

Simply the Best: Arooga’s

Readers’ Choice: Gilligan’s Bar and Grill; Champions Sports Bar & Grill




Simply the Best: Kipona Festival

Readers’ Choice: Patriot-News Artsfest

Free Entertainment

Simply the Best: Kipona Festival

Readers’ Choice: WoofStock


Simply the Best: Cleve J. Fredricksen Library

Readers’ Choice: McCormick Riverfront Library


Auto Detailer

Simply the Best: Bobby Rahal Automotive Group

Readers’ Choice: Faulkner Sutliff Auto Group

Car Wash

Simply the Best: Team Blue Hand Car Wash

Readers’ Choice: Triangle Car Washes; Capital City Car Wash

Best Upholsterer: Neil Choquette of Neil Choquette Fine Upholstery


Carpet Cleaning Service

Simply the Best: Gelco Carpet & Upholstery Cleaning

Readers’ Choice: Service 1st Restoration & Remodeling, Inc; Stanley Steemer

Dry Cleaner

Simply the Best: Classic Drycleaners

Readers’ Choice: George’s Cleaners; Quality Cleaners

Floor Cleaning

Simply the Best: Gelco Carpet & Upholstery Cleaning

Readers’ Choice: Stanley Steemer; Duraclean Carpet Cleaning


Simply the Best: Morris Laundromation

Readers’ Choice: Classic Drycleaners

Maid Service

Simply the Best: Merry Maids

Readers’ Choice: Wade’s Maids




  Best Music Supply Store: JW Music



Alternative Medical Specialist

Simply the Best: Tian Shi Acupuncture

Readers’ Choice: Linda C. D’Agostino Acupuncture; Quantum Imaging & Therapeutic Associates, Inc.

Barber Shop

Simply the Best: Franklyn Men     

Readers’ Choice: Semoff’s Barber Shop; Camp Hill Shopping Mall Barber


Simply the Best: Laguna Pointe Salon & Day Resort

Readers’ Choice: The Spa at the Hotel Hershey; Changes Salon and Day Spa

Gym / Health Club

Simply the Best: Planet Fitness

Readers’ Choice: Gold’s Gym; Momentum Fitness



Best Lawn Care: Gran-u-Lawn

Hair Salon

Simply the Best: Changes Salon and Day Spa

Readers’ Choice: Laguna Pointe Salon & Day Resort; Franklyn Studio Hair Specialists

Day Spa

Simply the Best: The Spa at the Hotel Hershey

Readers’ Choice: Laguna Pointe Salon & Day Resort; Changes Salon and Day Spa

Massage Therapist

Simply the Best: Elements Therapeutic Massage

Readers’ Choice: The Spa at the Hotel Hershey; Changes Salon and Day Spa

Personal Trainer

Simply the Best: Bentz Tozer, Jr. (Max Fitness)

Readers’ Choice: Ignite


Bed and Breakfast

Simply the Best: Pheasant Field Bed & Breakfast

Readers’ Choice: Blair Mountain Bed and Breakfast; The Inn at Westwynd Farm



Simply the Best: The Hotel Hershey

Readers’ Choice: Hilton Harrisburg; Radisson Hotel Harrisburg

Romantic Getaway

Simply the Best: Ocean City, MD

Readers’ Choice: Cape May, NJ

Travel Agent

Simply the Best: AAA Central Penn

Readers’ Choice: Ultra Tech Travel; Rosenbluth Vacations



Simply the Best: Nancy Eshelman (The Patriot-News)

Readers’ Choice: Mary Klaus (The Patriot-News); Sara Bozich (The Patriot-News)

Jazz Artist

Simply the Best: Steve Rudolph

Readers’ Choice: Jazz Me Band


Best Caterer: JDK Catering, Inc.

Oct 20, 2012 10:27 pm
 Posted by  Sally97

OMSI Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Innovations, LLP I had 2 teeth extractions preformed on 10/17/12, Dr. Pepper & his assistant Cindy. They were very professional & made me feel at ease. Cindy held my hand as the novicane was aministred. I call for an appointment in the AM & was seen by 4:00pm that day. My teeth were extracted that day! Great team!!!!!

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