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March 26, 2010

Best of Johnstown winners

JOHNSTOWN — Here are the winners in Johnstown Magazine’s annual Best of Johnstown voting for 2010. A full report can be found in the April issue of Johnstown Magazine on area newsstands.

PLACES TO GO:

NIGHTLIFE

Bar with Live Music

1. Boulevard Grill & Warehouse

2. Harrigan’s Café & Wine Deck

3. Dively’s Tavern

Beer Selection

1. Tulune’s Southside Saloon

2. Windber Hotel

3. Boulevard Grill & Warehouse

Boys’ Night Out

1. Haven Lounge

2. Bigdogz Grill

3. Ohio Street Lounge

Girls’ Night Out

1. Boulevard Grill & Warehouse

2. Haven Lounge

3. Pony Lounge

Happy Hour

1. Phoenix

2. Harrigan’s Café & Wine Deck

3. Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill & Bar

Late Night Eats

1. Coney Island Lunch

2. Denny’s

3. Eat’n Park

Sports Bar

1. Bigdogz Grill

2. Haven Lounge

3. Pit Stop Sports Bar & Grill

Wine Selection

1. Harrigan’s Café & Wine Deck

2. Rizzo’s Restaurant

3. Back Door Café

PLACES TO GO:

OUT & ABOUT

Attraction

1. Johnstown Inclined Plane

2. Johnstown Flood Museum

3. Pasquerilla Heritage Discovery Center

Family Picnics

1. Windber Recreation Park

2. Idlewild & Soak Zone

3. Stackhouse Park

First Dates

1. City View Bar & Grill

2. Westwood Plaza Theatre & Café

3. Back Door Café

Gallery

1. Bottle Works Ethnic Arts Center

2. Satori Gallery

3. Community Arts Center of Cambria County

Golf Course

1. Berkley Hills Golf Course

2. Sunnehanna Country Club

3. North Fork Golf & Tennis Club

 Gym

1. Greater Johnstown YMCA

2. Snap Fitness

3. HealthStyles

Outdoor Festival

1. Cambria City Ethnic Festival, Cambria City section of Johnstown, Labor Day weekend

2. Thunder in the Valley

3. Flood City Music Festival

Theater

1. Westwood Plaza Theatre & Cafe

2. Richland Cinemas

3. Arcadia Theater

Wedding Reception

1. Ace’s

2. Green Gables

3. Holiday Inn Crown Ballroom

PEOPLE & PLACES:

Bartender

1. Bob Berger, Harrigan’s Café & Wine Deck

2. Joe Morea, Tulune’s Southside Saloon

3. Matt Seidel, Haven Lounge

Car Dealer

1. Suppes Ford

2. Laurel Auto Group

3. Spangler Subaru

Chef

1. Chris Snee, Harrigan’s Café & Wine Deck

2. Tom Chulick, Back Door Café

3. Chris Speranza, Boulevard Grill & Warehouse

Chiropractor

1. Larry McCracken, Pinnacle Chiropractic

2. Jim Spinos

3. Jennifer White

Contractor

1. AB Graffius Contractors

2. Mihalko’s General Contracting

3. Joe Fenton Handyman

Dentist

1. John Ridella, DMD

2. Michael Garver, DMD

3. Craig Moore, DMD

Dog Groomer

1. Pet Zone Inn

2. Miller’s Paws & Claws

3. Petco

Family Doctor

1. Gary Thomas, DO

2. Margaret Warner, DO

3. Thomas Ellenberger, MD

Florist

1. Schrader Florists & Greenhouse

2. B & B Floral

3. LaPorta Flower Shop

Insurance Agent

1. Brett Insurance Agency

2. Tom Chernisky, MetLife

3. Donna Christopher, State Farm

Jeweler

1. Watchmaker’s Diamonds & Jewelry

2. Precious Metals & Diamonds Co.

3. United Jewelers

Local Blog/Web site

1. JohnstownCafe.com 

2. TribDem.com

3. JohnstownNightlife.com

Local Performer

1. Jill Gontkovic Trio

2. Ribbon Grass

3. Desperados

Massage Therapist

1. Angie Kovach, YWCA Day Spa

2. Barbara Marker, Marker’s Massage

3. Donna Meyers, Positive Image Skin Care

Mechanic

1. Sell’s Auto Service

2. Adolph’s Automotive

3. Lohr Auto Repair

Pharmacist

1. Martella’s Pharmacy

2. Rite Aid Pharmacy

3. Brien Warshel,

Johnstown Pharmacy

Photographer

1. Cover Studio

2. Judy Crookston

3. Bill Rogers

Radio Station

1. 96 Key FM

2. Cool 101.7 FM

3. Hot 92.1

Realtor

1. Mary Lou Leppert, American Dream Real Estate Appraisal and Management Inc.

2. Ron Orchard, Howard Hanna Real Estate

3. Helen Dugan, Coldwell Banker Prestige Realty

School District

1. Greater Johnstown School District 

2. Westmont Hilltop School District

3. Ferndale Area School District

Stylist

1. Mary Sauro, Boscov’s Beauty Salon

2. John Vizza, Salon Vizions

3. Maria Eppolito

Tech Support

1. PC Clinic

2. In-Shore Technologies, Inc.

3. Precision Business Solutions

 Veterinarian

1. James Takacs, Ebensburg Animal Hospital

2. F. Lynn Sanderson, Richland Veterinary Hospital

3. Johnstown Veterinarian Associates

PLACES TO GO:

FOOD

Ambience

1. Back Door Cafe

2. Harrigan’s Café & Wine Deck

3. City View Bar & Grill

Baked Goods

1. Giant Eagle

2. Baker’s Loaf

3. Eat’n Park, Westmont

Breakfast

1. Corner Coffee Shop

2. Eat’n Park, Westmont

3. Denny’s

Burgers

1. Five Guys

2. Haven Lounge

3. The Orchard

Business Lunch

1. Harrigan’s Café & Wine Deck

2. City View Bar & Grill

3. Boulevard Grill & Warehouse

Candy

1. O’Shea’s Candies

2. L & D Candies

3. Gardner’s Candies

Coffee

1. Sheetz

2. Dunkin’ Donuts

3. Starbucks Coffee

Deli

1. Em’s Original Sub Shop

2. Giant Eagle, Richland

3. Tony’s Subs

Ethnic Cuisine

1. Rey Azteca

2. Rizzo’s Restaurant

3. Conzatti’s Italian Food Store

Family Dining

1. Our Son’s Family Restaurant

2. Ryan’s Grill Buffet and Bakery

3. Rizzo’s Restaurant

Fish Fry

1. Pyramids Catering & Lounge

2. SS. Gregory & Barnabas Roman Catholic Church

3. Morris’ Tavern

 Gobs

1. Our Son’s Family Restaurant

2. Solomon Run Fire Hall Auxiliary

3. Yost’s Dutch Maid Bakery

Groceries

1. Giant Eagle

2. Market Basket

3. Ideal Mkt., Walnut St.

Hot Dogs

1. Coney Island Lunch

2. Sheetz

3. Am-Slo Social Club

Ice Cream

1. Valley Dairy Restaurant

2. Meadows Original Frozen Custard

3. Shaffer’s Frosty Freeze

Meal Under $10

1. Corner Coffee Shop

2. Hoss’s Steak & Sea House

3. Village Street Cafe

Outdoor Dining

1. NyKo’s Restaurant

2. Boulevard Grill & Warehouse

3. City View Bar & Grill

Pizza

1. Santo’s Pizza

2. Papa John’s

3. Morris’ Tavern

Special Occasions

1. Rizzo’s Restaurant

2. Surf ’n Turf Inn

3. Back Door Cafe

Steak

1. Surf ’n Turf Inn

2. Hoss’s Steak & Sea House

3. Rizzo’s Restaurant

Subs

1. Em’s Original Sub Shop

2. Tony’s Subs

3. Subway, downtown Johnstown

Vegetarian

1. Village Street Café

2. Rey Azteca

3. Panera Bread

Wings

1. Murphy’s

2. The Orchard

3. Old Toll Gate Inn

PLACES TO GO:

RETAIL

Accessories

1. Claire’s

2. Boscov’s

3. TJ Maxx

Electronics

1. Radio Shack

2. Walmart

3. Best Buy, Altoona

Formal Wear

1. Miller’s Formal Wear

2. Boscov’s

3. Celestial Brides

Kid’s Clothing

1. Gymboree

2. Boscov’s

3. Old Navy, Altoona

Men’s Clothing

1. Boscov’s

2. Miller’s of Johnstown

3. JCPenney

Nursery/Greenhouse

1. Ray’s Nurseries

2. Stuver’s Riverside Nursery

3. Dorothy’s Plants

Sports Stuff

1. Dunham’s Sports

2. Gander Mountain

3. Champs Sports

Unique Gifts

1. Country Son

2. Wisteria Lane

3. Emporium

Women’s Clothing

1. Boscov’s

2. JCPenney

3. TJ Maxx

 

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