Best of Lawrence 2017: Top 5 finalists revealed



Thank you for voting in Best of Lawrence 2017! You and nearly 9,000 others cast more than 300,000 votes during the month of February. The list below shows the Top 5 vote-getters in each category — unranked and in alphabetical order.

We'll announce first, second and third place awards at the Winners Bash on June 15 at Abe & Jake's Landing. All are invited, and tickets are on sale now!

The list of winners, along with special features and a behind-the-scenes look at this year's vote, will be included in the Best of Lawrence magazine, which will be distributed at the event. Copies also will be included in subscriber editions of the Journal-World after the event and will be available at other locations around town.

Congratulations to all the finalists, and we'll see you June 15 to celebrate the winners!

— The Best of Lawrence team at the Lawrence Journal-World and Lawrence Magazine






*** Because of ties, some categories have more than five finalists ***

** See a typo or incorrect affiliation? Please email us at feedback@bestoflawrence.com **


Community

Administrative Assistant
Carrie Combs, Rodrock Chiropractic
Debbie Carter, Kansas Visiting Nurses Association
Linda Love, Clinton Parkway Animal Hospital
Lori Nation, Wakarusa Veterinary Hospital
Steve Swyers, The Merc Co+op


*** This is an unranked list. Final placings will be announced June 15 ***


Art Gallery
Cider Gallery
KU Natural History Museum
Lawrence Arts Center
Phoenix Gallery
Spencer Museum of Art


*** This is an unranked list. Final placings will be announced June 15 ***


Artist (painting, sculpting or mixed media)
Clare Doveton
Jeromy Morris
John Sebelius
Louis Copt
Stan Herd


*** This is an unranked list. Final placings will be announced June 15 ***


Artist (photography or digital images)
Ann Dean
Jeff Burkhead
Jeremy Osbern
Racheal Major
Tim Forcade
Trina Baker


*** This is an unranked list. Final placings will be announced June 15 ***


Bank
Capitol Federal
Central Bank of the Midwest
Commerce Bank
Peoples Bank
US Bank


*** This is an unranked list. Final placings will be announced June 15 ***


Community Leader
Caleb Stephens
Dennis "Boog" Highberger
Kurt Goeser
Matthew Herbert
Mike Amyx


*** This is an unranked list. Final placings will be announced June 15 ***


Credit Union
Envista Credit Union
Mainstreet Credit Union
Meritrust Credit Union
Mid American Credit Union
Truity Credit Union


*** This is an unranked list. Final placings will be announced June 15 ***


Event (annual)
Busker Festival
Free State Festival
Lawrence Old-Fashioned Christmas Parade
Lawrence St Patrick's Day Parade
Transformations Charity Gala


*** This is an unranked list. Final placings will be announced June 15 ***


Event (seasonal or reoccuring)
#AssJamz
Deja Brooks presents Cabaret Brunch
Final Fridays
KU Basketball Games
Lawrence Farmers Market


*** This is an unranked list. Final placings will be announced June 15 ***


Family Fun
EPIC Fun
Lawrence Public Library
Royal Crest Lanes
Sports Pavilion Lawrence
Sunfire Ceramics


*** This is an unranked list. Final placings will be announced June 15 ***


Hotel
Double Tree by Hilton
SpringHill Suites by Marriott
The Eldridge
The Oread
TownePlace Suites Marriott


*** This is an unranked list. Final placings will be announced June 15 ***


Local Non-Profit
Bert Nash Community Mental Health Center
Boys & Girls Club of Lawrence
Just Food
Lawrence Humane Society
The Willow Domestic Violence Center


*** This is an unranked list. Final placings will be announced June 15 ***


Local Store Owner
Dan and Karla Hughes, Sunflower Outdoor & Bike Shop
Jim Lewis, Checkers
Kelly Corcoran, Love Garden
Linda and Tom Cottin, Cottin's Hardware & Rental
Matt and Jennifer Richards, made


*** This is an unranked list. Final placings will be announced June 15 ***


Mascot
Baby Jay, University of Kansas
Big Jay, University of Kansas
Chesty the Lion, Lawrence High School
Freddie the Firebird, Free State High School
The Indians, Haskell Indian Nations University


*** This is an unranked list. Final placings will be announced June 15 ***


Mature Living Community
Babcock Place
Brandon Woods at Alvamar
Lawrence Presbyterian Manor
Neuvant House of Lawrence
Pioneer Ridge Assisted Living


*** This is an unranked list. Final placings will be announced June 15 ***


New Business
Delaney & Loew
KB & Co.
Mass Street Mercantile
Spell of the Meadow
The Art House


*** This is an unranked list. Final placings will be announced June 15 ***


Park
Buford M. Watson, Jr. Park
Centennial Park
Clinton Lake State Park
Prairie Park
South Park


*** This is an unranked list. Final placings will be announced June 15 ***


Place of Worship
Corpus Christi Catholic Church
First United Methodist Church
Plymouth Congregational Church
St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church
Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Lawrence


*** This is an unranked list. Final placings will be announced June 15 ***


Place to Have Kid's Birthday Party
Indoor Aquatic Center
Lawrence Gymnastics and Athletics
LOL Family Zone
Pet World
Royal Crest Lanes


*** This is an unranked list. Final placings will be announced June 15 ***


Place to Hold Event
Abe & Jake's Landing
Cider Art Gallery
Liberty Hall
Maceli's
The Castle Tea Room
The Oread


*** This is an unranked list. Final placings will be announced June 15 ***


Place to Take an Out-of-Towner
Allen Fieldhouse
Downtown Lawrence Inc.
Free State Brewing Company
The Burger Stand
The University of Kansas


*** This is an unranked list. Final placings will be announced June 15 ***


Place to Work (100+ employees)
Grandstand Glassware and Apparel
Lawrence Memorial Hospital
Lawrence Public Schools
The Merc Co-op
The University of Kansas


*** This is an unranked list. Final placings will be announced June 15 ***


Place to Work (under 100 employees)
Free State Brewing Company
Lawrence Public Library
Maceli's
Pennington & Company
Pet World


*** This is an unranked list. Final placings will be announced June 15 ***


Private Music Lesson Instructor
Dylan Bassett
Evelyn Falen
Jamie Bone
Laura King
Leah Younger


*** This is an unranked list. Final placings will be announced June 15 ***


Public Servant
Dennis "Boog" Highberger
Leslie Soden
Marci Francisco
Matthew Herbert
Mike Amyx


*** This is an unranked list. Final placings will be announced June 15 ***


Shop Pet
Dinah at The Dusty Bookshelf
Junior at Topiary Tree
Kya at Tooter & Tillaye's Home Goods
Lassie at Lucky Dog Outfitters
Sam, Stuffing and Chardonnay at Love Garden Sounds


*** This is an unranked list. Final placings will be announced June 15 ***


Social Media (business)
715 Restaurant
Hurst Diamonds
Ladybird Diner
Love Garden Sounds
The Burger Stand


*** This is an unranked list. Final placings will be announced June 15 ***


Social Media (individual)
Jeremy Osbern
LarryvilleLife
Micki Hadley
Phoggg
Will Averill


*** This is an unranked list. Final placings will be announced June 15 ***


Social Media (organization or nonprofit)
Douglas County Visiting Nurses Association
Lawrence Humane Society
Lawrence Police Department
Lawrence Public Library
The Willow Domestic Violence Center


*** This is an unranked list. Final placings will be announced June 15 ***


Teacher (grades 6-8)
Danielle Lotton-Barker, Southwest Middle School
Ericka Waller, South Middle School
Laura Hochman, South Middle School
Maria Pope, South Middle School
Melanie Bartlow, Veritas Christian


*** This is an unranked list. Final placings will be announced June 15 ***


Teacher (grades 9-12)
David Platt, Lawrence High
Hilary Morton, Free State
Jeanne Yantzie, Lawrence High
Keri Lauxman, Lawrence High
Laura Porter, Bishop Seabury Academy


*** This is an unranked list. Final placings will be announced June 15 ***


Teacher (grades K-5)
Jennifer Catlin, Langston Hughes
Jennifer Wilk, Hillcrest Elementary
Leslie Downing, Langston Hughes
Shannon Biggerstaff, Veritas Christian
Susan Lomshek, Schwegler Elementary


*** This is an unranked list. Final placings will be announced June 15 ***


Teacher (higher ed)
Anne Patterson, University of Kansas
Dylan Bassett, University of Kansas
Mary Klayder, University of Kansas
Sarah Polo, University of Kansas
Stephen Ilardi, University of Kansas


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Entertainment & Nightlife

Bar
23rd Street Brewery
Free State Brewing Company
Red Lyon Tavern
The Bourgeois Pig
The Sandbar


*** This is an unranked list. Final placings will be announced June 15 ***


Bartender
Adam Lott, The Bourgeois Pig
Bryan Love, Red Lyon Tavern
Dave Johanning, The Sandbar
Ian Sotomayor, Free State Brewing Company
Jesse Fitzpatrick, LiMESTONE pizza + kitchen + bar


*** This is an unranked list. Final placings will be announced June 15 ***


Beer Selection
23rd Street Brewery
Cork & Barrel
Free State Brewing Company
Merchants Pub & Plate
On The Rocks


*** This is an unranked list. Final placings will be announced June 15 ***


Date Spot
715
Free State Brewing Company
Liberty Hall
Merchants Pub & Plate
The Basil Leaf Cafe


*** This is an unranked list. Final placings will be announced June 15 ***


Happy Hour
715
23rd Street Brewery
Merchants Pub & Plate
SONIC Drive-In
The Eldridge


*** This is an unranked list. Final placings will be announced June 15 ***


Liquor/Wine Store
Alvin's Wine & Spirits
City Wine Market
Cork & Barrel
Mass Beverage
On The Rocks


*** This is an unranked list. Final placings will be announced June 15 ***


Live Music Venue
Liberty Hall
Lied Center of Kansas
The Bottleneck
The Granada
The Jazzhaus


*** This is an unranked list. Final placings will be announced June 15 ***


Local Band
Kim and The Quake
SELLOUT!
The Sluts
Thunderkat
Truckstop Honeymoon


*** This is an unranked list. Final placings will be announced June 15 ***


Place to get a Cocktail or Mixed Drink
715
John Brown's Underground
Six Mile Tavern & Chop House
The Bourgeois Pig
The Eldridge


*** This is an unranked list. Final placings will be announced June 15 ***


Place to get a Margarita
Cielito Lindo
El Potro
Fuzzy's Taco Shop
Mi Ranchito
Port Fonda


*** This is an unranked list. Final placings will be announced June 15 ***


Tattoo Shop
Abraxas Tattoo Co.
BDC Tattoo
Lawrence Tattoo Company
Miller Tattoo
Skin Illustration Tattoos and Hairdoos


*** This is an unranked list. Final placings will be announced June 15 ***


Wine List (restaurant)
715
Genovese
Merchants Pub & Plate
Six Mile Tavern & Chop House
The Eldridge


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Food & Dining

American Cuisine
715
Free State Brewing Company
Ladybird Diner
Merchants Pub & Plate
The Burger Stand


*** This is an unranked list. Final placings will be announced June 15 ***


Bakery
1900 Barker Bakery and Cafe
Eileen's Colossal Cookies
Great Harvest Bread Co.
Munchers Bakery
WheatFields Bakery Cafe


*** This is an unranked list. Final placings will be announced June 15 ***


Barbecue
Biemer's BBQ
Bigg's Barbecue
Hank Charcuterie
Hog Wild Pit Bar-B-Q
Mr. Bacon BBQ


*** This is an unranked list. Final placings will be announced June 15 ***


Barista
Adam Lott, The Bourgeois Pig
Alycia Futrelle, The Bourgeois Pig
Beau Moody, The Oread
Chelsea Rae, The Roost
Louis Wigen-Toccalino, Decade


*** This is an unranked list. Final placings will be announced June 15 ***


Breakfast Spot
First Watch
Ladybird Diner
Milton's
The Big Biscuit
The Roost


*** This is an unranked list. Final placings will be announced June 15 ***


Burrito
Burrito KING
Chipotle Mexican Grill
El Potro
Fuzzy's Taco Shop
TACO ZONE


*** This is an unranked list. Final placings will be announced June 15 ***


Caterer
Bigg's Barbecue
Culinaria
Evan Williams Catering
Hy-Vee
Maceli's


*** This is an unranked list. Final placings will be announced June 15 ***


Chef
Brad Walters, The Basil Leaf Cafe
David Nigro, Maceli's
Rick Martin, LiMESTONE pizza + kitchen + bar
TK Peterson, Merchants Pub & Plate
Vaughn Good, Hank Charcuterie


*** This is an unranked list. Final placings will be announced June 15 ***


Chinese Food
China House
Encore Cafe
Jade Garden
King Buffet
Oriental Bistro & Grill


*** This is an unranked list. Final placings will be announced June 15 ***


Coffee or Tea Shop
Alchemy Coffee & Bake House
Java Break
La Prima Tazza
The Roost
Z's Divine Espresso


*** This is an unranked list. Final placings will be announced June 15 ***


Cookie
Eileen's Colossal Cookies
Hot Box Cookies
Munchers Bakery
The Merc Co-op
WheatFields Bakery Cafe


*** This is an unranked list. Final placings will be announced June 15 ***


Delivery
India Palace
Jimmy John's
Minsky's Pizza
Pizza Shuttle
Ramen Bowls


*** This is an unranked list. Final placings will be announced June 15 ***


Dessert
Dairy Queen
Ladybird Diner
LiMESTONE pizza + kitchen + bar
Sylas & Maddy's Homemade Ice Cream
WheatFields Bakery Cafe


*** This is an unranked list. Final placings will be announced June 15 ***


Diner
Ladybird Diner
LiMESTONE pizza + kitchen + bar
Sandwich Bowl
The Big Biscuit
The Roost


*** This is an unranked list. Final placings will be announced June 15 ***


Dining Ambiance
715 Restaurant
Bon Bon
J. Wilson's
Merchants Pub & Plate
Paisano's Ristorante


*** This is an unranked list. Final placings will be announced June 15 ***


Ethnic Market
Au Marché
Brits
Checkers
Mediterranean Market & Cafe
The Merc Co-op


*** This is an unranked list. Final placings will be announced June 15 ***


Fast Food
Burrito KING
Chipotle Mexican Grill
Culver's
Firehouse Subs
Runza


*** This is an unranked list. Final placings will be announced June 15 ***


French Fries
Dempsey's Burger Pub
Five Guys
Freddy's Frozen Custard & Steakburgers
LiMESTONE pizza + kitchen + bar
The Burger Stand


*** This is an unranked list. Final placings will be announced June 15 ***


Fresh Produce
Checkers
Dillons
Lawrence Farmers Market
Sprouts Farmers Market
The Merc Co-op


*** This is an unranked list. Final placings will be announced June 15 ***


Grocery Store
Checkers
Dillons
Hy-Vee
Sprouts Farmers Market
The Merc Co-op


*** This is an unranked list. Final placings will be announced June 15 ***


Hamburger
Burgers By Bigg's
Culver's
Dempsey's Burger Pub
Johnny's Tavern
The Burger Stand


*** This is an unranked list. Final placings will be announced June 15 ***


Ice Cream or Frozen Yogurt
Cold Stone Creamery
Dairy Queen
Freddy's Frozen Custard & Steakburgers
Orange Leaf
Sylas & Maddy's Homemade Ice Cream


*** This is an unranked list. Final placings will be announced June 15 ***


Indian or Middle Eastern Food
Aladdin Cafe
India Palace
Mediterranean Market & Cafe
The Mad Greek
Zen Zero


*** This is an unranked list. Final placings will be announced June 15 ***


Italian Food
715
Genovese
LiMESTONE pizza + kitchen + bar
Paisano's Ristorante
The Basil Leaf Cafe


*** This is an unranked list. Final placings will be announced June 15 ***


Lunch Spot
Free State Brewing Company
Ingredient
LiMESTONE pizza + kitchen + bar
Terrebonne Cafe
WheatFields Bakery Cafe


*** This is an unranked list. Final placings will be announced June 15 ***


Mexican Food
Cielito Lindo
El Potro
Fuzzy's Taco Shop
Mi Ranchito
Port Fonda


*** This is an unranked list. Final placings will be announced June 15 ***


New Restaurant
Bon Bon
J. Wilson's
Mass Street Fish House & Raw Bar
Texas Roadhouse
The Levee Cafe


*** This is an unranked list. Final placings will be announced June 15 ***


Outdoor Dining
23rd Street Brewery
Cielito Lindo
Hank Charcuterie
La Tropicana
Merchants Pub & Plate


*** This is an unranked list. Final placings will be announced June 15 ***


Overall Menu
715
23rd Street Brewery
Free State Brewing Company
LiMESTONE pizza + kitchen + bar
Merchants Pub & Plate


*** This is an unranked list. Final placings will be announced June 15 ***


Overall Restaurant
715
Free State Brewing Company
LiMESTONE pizza + kitchen + bar
Merchants Pub & Plate
The Burger Stand


*** This is an unranked list. Final placings will be announced June 15 ***


Pizza
Johnny's Tavern
LiMESTONE pizza + kitchen + bar
Minsky's Pizza
Papa Keno's Pizzeria
Rudy's Pizzeria


*** This is an unranked list. Final placings will be announced June 15 ***


Place to get Pie
Alchemy Coffee & Bake House
Ladybird Diner
Perkins Restaurant & Bakery
The Roost
WheatFields Bakery Cafe


*** This is an unranked list. Final placings will be announced June 15 ***


Restaurant Dish
Cheddar Ale Soup, Free State Brewing Company
Fish and Chips, Free State Brewing Company
Margherita Pizza, LiMESTONE pizza + kitchen + bar
Pad Thai, Zen Zero
The Bill Self, 23rd Street Brewery


*** This is an unranked list. Final placings will be announced June 15 ***


Restaurant for Kids
Buffalo Wild Wings
Cici's Pizza
Jason's Deli
Ladybird Diner
McDonald's


*** This is an unranked list. Final placings will be announced June 15 ***


Restaurant to Watch a Game
23rd Street Brewery
Buffalo Wild Wings
Jefferson's
Johnny's Tavern
Set'em Up Jack's


*** This is an unranked list. Final placings will be announced June 15 ***


Salad
Ingredient
Jason's Deli
Merchants Pub & Plate
Panera Bread
WheatFields Bakery Cafe


*** This is an unranked list. Final placings will be announced June 15 ***


Sandwich
Jimmy John's
Sandwich Bowl
Terrebonne Cafe
WheatFields Bakery Cafe
Yello Sub


*** This is an unranked list. Final placings will be announced June 15 ***


Seafood
715
Mass Street Fish House & Raw Bar
Merchants Pub & Plate
Terrebonne Cafe
Yokohama Sushi


*** This is an unranked list. Final placings will be announced June 15 ***


Secret Menu
Cafe Beautiful
Free State Brewing Company
John Brown's Underground
Oriental Bistro & Grill
The Burger Stand


*** This is an unranked list. Final placings will be announced June 15 ***


Steak
715
LongHorn Steakhouse
Merchants Pub & Plate
Six Mile Tavern & Chop House
Texas Roadhouse


*** This is an unranked list. Final placings will be announced June 15 ***


Sushi
Kobe Japanese Steakhouse
Oriental Bistro & Grill
Tokyo Sushi Bar
Wa Japanese Restaurant
Yokohama Sushi


*** This is an unranked list. Final placings will be announced June 15 ***


Tacos
El Potro
Fuzzy's Taco Shop
Port Fonda
TACO ZONE
Tres Mexicanos Mexican Grill & Cantina


*** This is an unranked list. Final placings will be announced June 15 ***


Take Out
China House
Encore Cafe
Jade Garden
Ramen Bowls
The Basil Leaf Cafe
Zen Zero


*** This is an unranked list. Final placings will be announced June 15 ***


Thai Food
Baan Thai Restaurant
Encore Cafe
Little Saigon Cafe
Thai-Siam Restaurant
Zen Zero


*** This is an unranked list. Final placings will be announced June 15 ***


Vegetarian or Vegan Food
Encore Cafe
India Palace
Ingredient
The Merc Co-op
Zen Zero


*** This is an unranked list. Final placings will be announced June 15 ***


Waitstaff or Service
715
Free State Brewing Company
Ladybird Diner
Merchants Pub & Plate
The Roost


*** This is an unranked list. Final placings will be announced June 15 ***


Wings
Biemer's BBQ
Buffalo Wild Wings
Henry T's
Jefferson's
Johnny's Tavern


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Health & Fitness

Acupuncture
Ad Astra Community Acupuncture
Body Specific
Kinetikos Bodywork Therapy
Lawrence Acupuncture: Integrative Health
Southwind Health Collective, LLC


*** This is an unranked list. Final placings will be announced June 15 ***


Chiropractor
Advanced Chiropractic Services
Body Specific
Peak Performance Health Center
Risley Chiropractic
Rodrock Chiropractic


*** This is an unranked list. Final placings will be announced June 15 ***


Dental Practice
Free State Dental
Heinbach Larkin DDS
Peterson, Krische & Van Horn, DDS
River Rock Family Dental
Wilkerson, Saunders & Anderson DDS, LLC


*** This is an unranked list. Final placings will be announced June 15 ***


Eyewear or Vision Center
Atteberry Eye Centers, LLC
Drs. Dobbins & Letourneau
Lawrence Family Vision Clinic
The EyeDoctors
The Spectacle


*** This is an unranked list. Final placings will be announced June 15 ***


Family Medical Practice
Family Centered Medicine, LLC
Family Medicine Associates, PA
Lawrence Family Medicine and Obstetrics
Lawrence Family Practice Center
The Internal Medicine Group, Lawrence Memorial Hospital


*** This is an unranked list. Final placings will be announced June 15 ***


Golf Course (traditional and disc)
Alvamar Country Club
Centennial Park
Eagle Bend Golf Course
Lawrence Country Club
Orchards Golf Course


*** This is an unranked list. Final placings will be announced June 15 ***


Gym or Fitness Center
Body Boutique
Genesis Health Club
Jazzercise Lawrence Fitness Center
Sports Pavilion Lawrence
The Summit


*** This is an unranked list. Final placings will be announced June 15 ***


Hiking and Biking Trails
Burroughs Creek Trail and Linear Park
Clinton Lake Trails
Mutt Run, Off-Leash Dog Park
Prairie Park Nature Trail
The Kansas River Trails


*** This is an unranked list. Final placings will be announced June 15 ***


Martial Arts
CrossFit Lawrence
Lawrence Tae-Kwon-Do School
Premier Martial Arts
Prime Martial Arts
Rivers Brazilian Jiu Jitsu


*** This is an unranked list. Final placings will be announced June 15 ***


Massage Therapist (individual)
Jennifer Baldwin, Renew by Jennifer
Jessica Crockett, Merkaba Wellness Center & Spa
Leslie Denison, Salon Di Marco & Day Spa
Lisa Lahm, Body Specific
Mendy Morgan, Massage Intuition


*** This is an unranked list. Final placings will be announced June 15 ***


Massage Therapy (group or office)
Body Specific, LLC
Elevate
Massage Envy Spa
Salon Di Marco & Day Spa
TherapyWorks


*** This is an unranked list. Final placings will be announced June 15 ***


Medical Clinic
Family Centered Medicine, LLC
Family Medicine Associates, PA
Lawrence Family Medicine and Obstetrics
Lawrence Family Practice Center
The Internal Medicine Group, Lawrence Memorial Hospital


*** This is an unranked list. Final placings will be announced June 15 ***


Mental Health Counselor
Cari Chapman
Jill Flessing, Health Care Access
Kendall Heiman, Paramount Recovery
Shelly Goscha, Bert Nash Community Mental Health Center
Vicki Condra Williams, V. Condra Counseling Services


*** This is an unranked list. Final placings will be announced June 15 ***


Nurse
Amy Vestal, Sports Medicine and Performance Center, University of Kansas Health Systems
Joni Lawrence, Lawrence Family Medicine and Obstetrics
Karen Roberts, The Internal Medicine Group, Lawrence Memorial Hospital
Nancy Lahm, Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine, PA
Shelly Bennett, Lawrence Family Medicine and Obstetrics


*** This is an unranked list. Final placings will be announced June 15 ***


Optometrist (individual)
Chad Mies, Dr. Kevin Lenahan Optometrist
Jacob Letourneau, Dobbins & Letourneau Eye Care
Kenny Trummel, Lawrence Family Vision Clinic
Kevin Trummel, Lawrence Family Vision Clinic
Michael J. Atteberry, Atteberry Eye Centers


*** This is an unranked list. Final placings will be announced June 15 ***


Orthodontic Practice
Edwards & Wilson Periodontics, PA
McColm Orthodontics
Oread Orthodontics
Ranjbar Orthodontics
River Rock Family Dental


*** This is an unranked list. Final placings will be announced June 15 ***


Pediatric Care
Family Centered Medicine, LLC
Family Medicine Associates, PA
Lawrence Family Medicine and Obstetrics
Lawrence Pediatrics, PA
Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine, PA


*** This is an unranked list. Final placings will be announced June 15 ***


Personal Trainer
Fernando Rodriguez, Underground Lab
James Findley, Athletic Republic
Josh Hilger, Genesis Health Club
Tracey English, Tracey English Fitness
Wayne Jackson, Go Hard Training


*** This is an unranked list. Final placings will be announced June 15 ***


Pharmacy
Dillons Pharmacy
Hy-Vee Pharmacy
Jayhawk Pharmacy
Sigler Pharmacy
Walgreens Pharmacy


*** This is an unranked list. Final placings will be announced June 15 ***


Physical Therapy (group or office)
Bird Physical Therapy
LMH Therapy Services
Neu Physical Therapy Center
OrthoKansas, LLC
TherapyWorks


*** This is an unranked list. Final placings will be announced June 15 ***


Psychiatrist
Elias Chediak
Hiten Soni, Interpersonal Psychiatry
Joseph Douglas, Bert Nash Community Mental Health Center
Maria Ilardi, Ilardi Psychiatric Services
Nana Dadson


*** This is an unranked list. Final placings will be announced June 15 ***


Psychologist
Anne Owen
Barrie Arachtingi
Laura Talley
Patrick Nicholas
Sara Godinez, LMLP


*** This is an unranked list. Final placings will be announced June 15 ***


Spa
AesthetiCare Medical Spa
Body Specific, LLC
Lada Salon & Spa
Salon Di Marco & Day Spa
Sensora Spa


*** This is an unranked list. Final placings will be announced June 15 ***


Sports Medicine
Advanced Chiropractic Services
OrthoKansas, LLC
Sport & Spine
Sports Medicine & Performance Center, University of Kansas Health System
TherapyWorks


*** This is an unranked list. Final placings will be announced June 15 ***


Surgeon
Dr. Cheryl Rice, Lawrence General Surgery
Dr. Jeffrey C. Randall, Sports Medicine & Performance Center, University of Kansas Health System
Dr. John W. Keller, Keller Plastic Surgery
Dr. Neal D. Lintecum, OrthoKansas, LLC
Dr. Richard G. Wendt, OrthoKansas, LLC


*** This is an unranked list. Final placings will be announced June 15 ***


Yoga Instructor (individual)
Ambika Selvan, Om Tree Shala
Chessa Carter, Westside Yoga
Crystal Casey Shepherd
Jennifer Nelson
Sharyn Harley, Om Tree Shala


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Services

Accountant or Tax Consultant
Caroline H. Eddinger, CPA, LLC
Hume's Tax Service
Kahn & Associates Inc.
Mize Houser & Company
Roark & Associates, PA


*** This is an unranked list. Final placings will be announced June 15 ***


Auto Body Repair
Auto Accents & Collision Repair
Bryant Collision Repair
Crown Automotive
Hite Collision Repair Center
Steve's Auto Plaza Body Shop Inc.


*** This is an unranked list. Final placings will be announced June 15 ***


Auto Service Repair
Crown Toyota
D & D Tire Inc.
Lawrence Automotive Diagnostics Inc.
Slimmer's Automotive Service
Westside 66 and Carwash


*** This is an unranked list. Final placings will be announced June 15 ***


Barber
Amyx Barber Shop
Downtown Barber Shop
Larry's Barber Shop
Rex's Stadium Barber Shop
Watson's Barber Shop


*** This is an unranked list. Final placings will be announced June 15 ***


Childcare Center
Googols of Learning
Hilltop Child Development Center
Lawrence Montessori School
Raintree Montessori School
Stepping Stones


*** This is an unranked list. Final placings will be announced June 15 ***


Cleaning/Maid Services
Buckingham Palace Housecleaning
Housekeeping Unlimited
Neat Freak Cleaning
Rapp Cleaning & Restoration
Sue Bee's Cleaning


*** This is an unranked list. Final placings will be announced June 15 ***


Computer Repair or Service
DoctorDave Computer Repair
DPI Inc.
Geek Squad
iGurus
UNI Computer


*** This is an unranked list. Final placings will be announced June 15 ***


Dry Cleaner or Laundry
31st Street Coin Laundry
Eco-Logic Dry Cleaners
Hillcrest Coin Laundry
Lawrence Laundromat
Scotch Fabric Care Services


*** This is an unranked list. Final placings will be announced June 15 ***


Electrician
Danielsan Electric
Jeff Weaverling Electric, LLC
Lynn Electric & Communications Inc.
Mel Lisher Electric
Randall Electric


*** This is an unranked list. Final placings will be announced June 15 ***


Event Planner
Carmen Hocking, A Beautiful Wedding
Kasey Dietrich and Lara Komosa, Maceli's
Leila Ahvarhoush, Abe & Jake's Landing, Be Seen! Event Planning
Whitney Nicole Juneau, Fashioned Events
Whitney Webber, The Eldridge and The Oread


*** This is an unranked list. Final placings will be announced June 15 ***


Financial Advisor
Bryan O'Connor
Emily Hill
Ryan Catlin
Scott Solomon
Tony Hayden


*** This is an unranked list. Final placings will be announced June 15 ***


Flooring
Artisan Floor Company
Kring's Interiors
Menards
Paradise Carpet One Floor & Home
Pod's Discount Carpets


*** This is an unranked list. Final placings will be announced June 15 ***


Hair Salon
Moxie Hair Studio
Paisley & Stripe
Salon Di Marco & Day Spa
Salon Pearl
Static Hair Salon


*** This is an unranked list. Final placings will be announced June 15 ***


Hair Stylist
Courtney Quirarte, Salon Pearl
Katy Skepnek, Moxie Hair Studio
Kevin Shutts, Static Hair Salon
Penny Strasser-Tuckel, Paisley & Stripe
Roxanne McCoy-Klaus, Static Hair Salon


*** This is an unranked list. Final placings will be announced June 15 ***


Hearing Aid Provider
Beltone Hearing Center
Kaw Valley Hearing
Lawrence Hearing Aid Center
Lawrence Otolaryngology Associates, LLC
Speech Language Hearing Clinic, University of Kansas


*** This is an unranked list. Final placings will be announced June 15 ***


Insurance Agency
CEK Insurance
Cody Anno, State Farm
DJ Flummerfelt, American Family Insurance
Justin Moravec, American Family Insurance
Ron King, American Family Insurance


*** This is an unranked list. Final placings will be announced June 15 ***


Insurance Agent
Cody Anno, State Farm
D J Flummerfelt, American Family Insurance
Justin Moravec, American Family
Ron King, American Family Insurance
Ryan Sparke, Farm Bureau


*** This is an unranked list. Final placings will be announced June 15 ***


Interior Designer
Jane Bateman Interiors
KB Painting
Paradise Carpet One Floor & Home
Rynette Designs
Tooter and Tillaye's Home Goods


*** This is an unranked list. Final placings will be announced June 15 ***


Landscaping Service
Green Concepts Lawn & Landscape
Lawrence Landscape
Low Maintenance Landscaping
Pine Landscape Center
Turf Masters Inc.


*** This is an unranked list. Final placings will be announced June 15 ***


Law Firm
Barber Emerson, LC
Frydman Criminal Defense
Petefish, Immel, Heeb & Hird, LLP
Stevens & Brand, LLP
The Swain Law Office


*** This is an unranked list. Final placings will be announced June 15 ***


Lawyer
Calvin J. Karlin, Barber Emerson, LC
Jade Brown, A&E Legal Services
John Frydman, Frydman Criminal Defense
Matthew Hoy, Stevens & Brand, LLP
Sarah G. Swain, The Swain Law Office


*** This is an unranked list. Final placings will be announced June 15 ***


Mortgage Broker (individual)
Brian McFall, Landmark National Bank
Casey Owens, PrimeLending
Danielle Hugunin, Peoples Bank
Diane Fry, Fairway Independent Mortgage Corporation
Hakan Wildcat, Meritrust Credit Union


*** This is an unranked list. Final placings will be announced June 15 ***


Nail Salon
Chieu's Nail Salon
Envy Nails
Nail Arts
Nail Citi
Salon Di Marco & Day Spa


*** This is an unranked list. Final placings will be announced June 15 ***


Painting Service
Dennis J. Brown Painting
KB Painting, LLC
Mesler Roofing and Exteriors
Natural Breeze
Starlight Painting


*** This is an unranked list. Final placings will be announced June 15 ***


Pet Care
Bradley Animal Hospital
Clinton Parkway Animal Hospital
Pawsh Wash and Pet Health Market
Pet World
Wakarusa Animal Hospital


*** This is an unranked list. Final placings will be announced June 15 ***


Photographer
Jeff Burkhead, Backstory Photography
Oh Snap! Photography
Schaumburg Photography
The Crystal Image
Trina Baker Photography


*** This is an unranked list. Final placings will be announced June 15 ***


Plumber
Action Plumbing
Chaney Incorporated
Jayhawk Plumbing
Jim Bost Plumbing
Kastl Plumbing


*** This is an unranked list. Final placings will be announced June 15 ***


Printing Service
Copy Co
FedEx Kinko's
Minuteman Press
Printing Solutions
Pro-Print


*** This is an unranked list. Final placings will be announced June 15 ***


Property Management Company
Cherry Hill Properties
First Management
Lawrence Property Management
Midwest Property Management
Tuckaway Management


*** This is an unranked list. Final placings will be announced June 15 ***


Real Estate Agency
American Dream Realty
Keller Williams Realty Diamond Partners
McGrew Real Estate
Realty Executives Hedges Real Estate
Stephens Real Estate Inc.


*** This is an unranked list. Final placings will be announced June 15 ***


Realtor
Casey Williams, Keller Williams Realty
Greta Carter-Wilson, Keller Williams Realty
Kimberly Williams, McGrew Real Estate
Nick Lerner, McGrew Real Estate
Tom Harper, Stephens Real Estate, Inc.


*** This is an unranked list. Final placings will be announced June 15 ***


Roofing Company
Alpha Roofing, LLC
Garrison Roofing
K S R Roofing
McLaughlin Roofing
Mesler Roofing


*** This is an unranked list. Final placings will be announced June 15 ***


T-Shirt or Screen Printing
Acme
Blue Collar Press
Grandstand Glassware and Apparel
Happy Shirt Printing
LFK Press


*** This is an unranked list. Final placings will be announced June 15 ***


Tanning
Body Boutique
HD Tan
Mango Tan
Sun Tan City
Ultimate Tan and Spa


*** This is an unranked list. Final placings will be announced June 15 ***


Travel Agent
AAA
Amanda Storm, Amanda's Travels
Beverly Falley, Island Dreams Travel
Carmen Hocking
Travel Leaders


*** This is an unranked list. Final placings will be announced June 15 ***


Utility Company
AT&T U-Verse
Black Hills Energy
Bowersock Mills & Power Co.
City of Lawrence Utilities
Westar Energy


*** This is an unranked list. Final placings will be announced June 15 ***


Veterinarian
Animal Hospital of Lawrence
Bradley Animal Hospital
Clinton Parkway Animal Hospital
Lewis Veterinary Clinic
Wakarusa Veterinary Hospital


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Shopping

Antique Store
Amy's Attic Interiors and Antiques
Blackbird Trading Post
Lawrence Antique Mall
Tooter and Tillaye's Home Goods
Topiary Tree


*** This is an unranked list. Final placings will be announced June 15 ***


Bike Shop
Cycle Works
Dick's Sporting Goods
Lawrence Vintage Cycle
Sunflower Outdoor & Bike Shop
The Lawrence Re-Cyclery


*** This is an unranked list. Final placings will be announced June 15 ***


Bookstore
Friends of the Lawrence Public Library
Signs of Life
The Dusty Bookshelf
The Raven Book Store
The Toy Store


*** This is an unranked list. Final placings will be announced June 15 ***


Children's Clothes
2 Shy Kids Children's ReRun Store
Gap
Kohl's
T.J. Maxx
Target


*** This is an unranked list. Final placings will be announced June 15 ***


Convenience Store
Hy-Vee Gas
Jayhawk Food Mart
Kwik Shop
QuikTrip
Zarco


*** This is an unranked list. Final placings will be announced June 15 ***


Department Store
Bed Bath & Beyond
Kohl's
T.J. Maxx
Target
Weaver's


*** This is an unranked list. Final placings will be announced June 15 ***


Dress Shop or Formal Wear
Aneita's Alterations
J.Lynn Bridal
Spectator's
Weaver's
White House | Black Market


*** This is an unranked list. Final placings will be announced June 15 ***


Electronics Store
Best Buy
Game Nut Entertainment
GameStop
Target
UNI Computers


*** This is an unranked list. Final placings will be announced June 15 ***


Flower Shop
Dillons Floral
Englewood Florist
Hy-Vee Floral
Owens Flower Shop
Pendleton's Kaw Valley Country Market


*** This is an unranked list. Final placings will be announced June 15 ***


Furniture Store
Eagles' Rest
Lawrence Habitat for Humanity ReStore
Tooter and Tillaye's Home Goods
Winfield House
World Market


*** This is an unranked list. Final placings will be announced June 15 ***


Gardening Store
Clinton Parkway Nursery
Cottin's Hardware & Rental
Earl May Nursery & Garden Center
Howard Pine's Garden Center & Greenhouse
Westlake Ace Hardware Garden Center


*** This is an unranked list. Final placings will be announced June 15 ***


Gift Shop
Brits
LMH Gift Shop
made
Phoenix Gallery
Wonder Fair


*** This is an unranked list. Final placings will be announced June 15 ***


Hardware Store
Cottin's Hardware & Rental
Ernst & Son
Menards
The Home Depot
Westlake Ace Hardware


*** This is an unranked list. Final placings will be announced June 15 ***


Jewelry Store
Goldmakers Jewelry
Hurst Diamonds
Kizer Cummings Jewelers
Marks Jewelers
Phoenix Gallery


*** This is an unranked list. Final placings will be announced June 15 ***


KU Souvenir Shop
Dillons
Jock's Nitch
Kansas Sampler
KU Memorial Union Bookstore
Phoenix Gallery


*** This is an unranked list. Final placings will be announced June 15 ***


Men's Clothing Store
hobbs.
JCPenney
JoS. A. Bank
Kohl's
Weaver's


*** This is an unranked list. Final placings will be announced June 15 ***


Music Store
Beautiful Music Violin Shop
Love Garden
Mass Street Music
Richards Music Store
Supersonic Music


*** This is an unranked list. Final placings will be announced June 15 ***


Pets and Pet Supplies
Lawrence Humane Society
Lucky Dog Outfitters & Pet Supply
Pawsh Wash and Pet Health Market
Pet World
Wakarusa Veterinary Hospital


*** This is an unranked list. Final placings will be announced June 15 ***


Place to Buy a New Car
Briggs Auto
Crown Automotive
Dale Willey Automotive
Jack Ellena Honda
Laird Noller Automotive


*** This is an unranked list. Final placings will be announced June 15 ***


Place to Buy a Used Car
Academy Cars
Crown Automotive
Dale Willey Automotive
Johnny I's
Laird Noller Automotive


*** This is an unranked list. Final placings will be announced June 15 ***


Retail Clerk/Customer Service
Avril Dexter, Tooter & Tillaye's Home Goods
Becky Popp, Hurst Diamonds
Emily Decker, Ruff House Art
Hurst Diamonds staff
KB & Co. staff


*** This is an unranked list. Final placings will be announced June 15 ***


Second Hand Store
Arizona Trading Co.
Ditto A Resale Boutique
Lawrence Habitat for Humanity ReStore
Plato's Closet
Social Service League Thrift Store


*** This is an unranked list. Final placings will be announced June 15 ***


Shoe Store
Ad Astra Running
Brown's Shoe Fit Co.
Famous Footwear
Garry Gribble's Running Sports
Shark's Surf Shop


*** This is an unranked list. Final placings will be announced June 15 ***


Sporting Goods
Ad Astra Running
Dick's Sporting Goods
Garry Gribble's Running Sports
Jock's Nitch
Sunflower Outdoor & Bike Shop


*** This is an unranked list. Final placings will be announced June 15 ***


Toy Store
Astrokitty Comics & More
Target
The Toy Store
Walmart
Wild Territory Science & Nature Store


*** This is an unranked list. Final placings will be announced June 15 ***


Unique Store
Brits
made
Mass Street Soda
Wild Territory Science & Nature Store
Wonder Fair Gallery


*** This is an unranked list. Final placings will be announced June 15 ***


Vintage Clothing
Arizona Trading Co.
Lawrence Antique Mall
Plato's Closet
Salvation Army Thrift Store
Wild Man Vintage


*** This is an unranked list. Final placings will be announced June 15 ***


Window Display
Brits
Game Nut Entertainment
hobbs.
The Toy Store
Weaver's


*** This is an unranked list. Final placings will be announced June 15 ***


Women's Clothing Store
Eccentricity
KB & Co.
Kohl's
T.J. Maxx
Weaver's


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