Best of the Best 2014
Results for The Norman Transcript's Best of the Best for 2014.
BEST BEST of the • 2 0 14 CRIP T N E OR H T N NS AN TRA M • Best of The Best 2 2.26.14 N DID WE WIN? Every January, The Norman Transcript On a nomination form, readers name This year almost 6,000 ballots were cast online. sends out a call to the community to nominate individuals and businesses in 189 sub- favorite local businesses and individuals for categories, which are extensive but by no 2014 Best of the Best section that highlights the newspaper’s Best of the Best awards. This means inclusive of every aspect of life in the Best in each category plus other top vote contest has become very popular among Norman. These nomination forms are counted recipients. local residents who vote for their favorites in by an outside group that calculates the results food, drink, nightlife, shopping, retail, services, to determine the top five nominees in each readers and advertisers – who participated people, culture and more in Norman. category. In the event of a tie, both businesses in this year’s contest – we believe it was our or individuals are deemed nominees. This best ever. Also, we look forward to next year’s year thousands of nomination forms were contest, and if there is a business or individual submitted. category you would like to see included in the Here’s how it works: The Norman Transcript (print edition) publishes a ballot several times during the month of January encouraging readers to Once the top five nominations have been Today, you hold in your hands Norman’s We would like to thank everyone – both 2015 contest, please let us know. nominate their favorites in several categories. determined, readers are asked to vote online This year’s categories included Eats, via normantranscript.com for Best of the Best winners. Entertainment, Health & Wellness, Services & in each category. This voting is free and readers Professionals. can vote once a day during the contest period. DEBBI KNOLL DIRECTOR OF ADVERTISING NORMAN TRANSCRIPT MEDIA GROUP Congratulations to all 2014 Best of the Best WELL, YOU DID BEST EATS BEST BREAKFAST BEST CHICKEN BEST DELI BEST ASIAN BEST: The Diner BEST: Raising Canes BEST: Penny Hill Deli and Subs BEST: O Asian Fusion 2nd: Syrup Breakfast Boutique 3rd: Ozzie’s 4th: Jimmy’s Egg 5th: Waffle House 2nd: Chick-fil-A 3rd: Charleston's 4th: O'Connell's Irish Pub and Grille 5th: Pub W 2nd: Bison Witches 3rd: Midway Grocery 4th: Jason’s Deli 5th: The Deli BEST BURGER BEST COLD BEER BEST DESSERTS 2nd: Sweet Basil Thai Cuisine 3rd: Thai Thai Asian Bistro 4th: Coriander Cafe 5th: T.E.A. Cafe BEST BAKERY BEST: The Garage BEST: McNellies BEST: La Baguette BEST: La Baguette Bakery and Cafe 2nd: Sooner Dairy Lunch 3rd: O’Connell’s Irish Pub and Grille 4th: S&B Burger 5th: Red Horse Grill 2nd: O'Connell's Irish Pub & Grille 3rd: The Garage 4th: Louie's 5th: Diamond Dawgs 2nd: Legend’s 3rd: Fancy That 4th: Sweets & Spurs 5th: Charleston’s BEST CANDY BEST COFFEE SHOP BEST DONUTS BEST: Ray’s Smokehouse BBQ BEST: Candy Basket BEST: Gray Owl BEST: Donut King 2nd: Van’s Pig Stand 3rd: Rudy's Country Store 4th: Billy Sims BBQ 5th: Earl’s Rib Palace 2nd: Cookies & Cards 3rd: Michelangelo's 4th: Candyopolis 5th: Lohmann's Good Things 2nd: Starbucks 3rd: Michelangelo's 4th: Cool Beans Coffee 5th: Syrup Breakfast Boutique 2nd: Daylight Donuts 3rd: Gourmet Donuts 4th: Donut Palace 5th: Tasty Donuts 2nd: Dara Marie’s 3rd: Waving Wheat Bakery 4th: Gigi’s Cupcakes 5th: Crimson & Whipped Cream BEST BARBEQUE Best of The Best 3 2.26.14 N Best of The Best 4 2.26.14 N Best of The Best 5 2.26.14 N Best of The Best 6 2.26.14 N BEST DRIVE-IN BEST MEXICAN BEST SUSHI BEST WAIT STAFF / SERVICE BEST: Classic 50’s BEST: Tarahumara’s BEST: O Asian Fusion BEST: Tarahumara’s 2nd: Sooner Dairy Lunch 2nd: Ted’s Cafe Escondido 2nd: Full Moon Sushi 2nd: Charleston’s 3rd: Sonic 3rd: Pepe Delgados 3rd: In The Raw 3rd: Legends 4th: Mamaveca 4th: Wright’s Family Market 5th: Chelinos 5th: Sushi Master 4th: Del Rancho 4th: O’Connell’s Irish Pub and Grille 5th: Blu Fine Wine & Food BEST FRENCH FRIES BEST: The Garage 2nd: Red Robin 3rd: Freddy’s Frozen Custard 4th: O’Connell’s Irish Pub and Grille 5th: Blackbird Gastropub BEST HOME COOKING BEST: Kendall's 2nd: The Diner 3rd: Cracker Barrel 4th: Local 5th: Ozzie's BEST HOT DOG BEST: Diamond Dawgs 2nd: Top Dogs 3rd: Sonic 4th: Freddy’s Frozen Custard 5th: The Library BEST PIZZA (DINE -IN) BEST: Hideaway 2nd: Sandro’s 3rd: New York Pizza 4th: Mazzio’s BEST LUNCH BEST: Bison Witches 2nd: La Baguette BEST ENTERTAINMENT BEST BAR 3rd: O’Connell’s Irish Pub and Grille BEST: The Mont 4th: Red Horse Grill 2nd: McNellie’s 5th: Blu Fine Wine & Food 3rd: O’Connell’s Irish Pub and Grille 4th: Louie’s BEST PIZZA (DELIVERY) BEST: Pizza Shuttle BEST LATE NIGHT DINER 5th: Pub W BEST: The Mont BEST BARTENDER 2nd: Marco’s 2nd: Louie’s BEST: Emily Redman, McNellies 3rd: Domino's 3rd: O’Connell’s Irish Pub and Grille 2nd: Johnney Jones, O’Connell’s 4th: Papa Murphy’s 4th: Local 3rd: Justy Nichols, Louie’s (westside) 5th: Pickleman’s 5th: New York Pizza BEST SALADS BEST RESTAURANT BEST: Cool Greens BEST: Charleston’s 2nd: Cafe Plaid 2nd: Benvenuti’s 3rd: Bison Witches 3rd: Legend’s 4th: Blackbird Gastropub 4th: The Mont 4th: Chimy’s 5th: Blu Fine Wine & Food 5th: Louie’s BEST UNDISCOVERED RESTAURANT BEST CASINO BEST: Scratch BEST: Riverwind 2nd: Blackbird Gastropub 2nd: Firelake Grand Casino 3rd: The Library 3rd: Thunderbird Casino BEST MARGARITA BEST: The Mont 2nd: Fuzzy’s 3rd: Charleston’s BEST ICE CREAM BEST STEAK BEST: Braum's BEST: Charleston’s 2nd: Freddy’s Frozen Custard 2nd: Saltgrass Steak House 3rd: Custard Factory 3rd: Outback Steakhouse 4th: Coldstone Creamery 4th: Legend’s 5th: Cookies n Cards 5th: Local BEST ITALIAN BEST SEAFOOD BEST VEGGIE SELECTION BEST: Victoria’s BEST: Red Lobster BEST: The Earth 2nd: Benvenuti’s 2nd: Blu Fine Wine & Food 2nd: Jason’s Deli 2nd: Sooner Theatre 3rd: Gaberino’s 3rd: Charleston’s 3rd: Local 3rd: National Weather Center 4th: Sergio’s 4th: Local 4th: Misal’s 4th: Celebration Station 5th: Othello’s 5th: Pub W 5th: Coriander Cafe 5th: Thunderbird Stables 4th: Tres Cantina 4th: Remington Park 5th: The Brewhouse BEST FAMILY ENTERTAINMENT BEST: HeyDay Best of The Best 7 2.26.14 N Best of The Best 8 2.26.14 N Best of The Best 9 2.26.14 N Best of The Best 10 2.26.14 N Best of The Best 11 2.26.14 N Best of The Best 12 2.26.14 N BEST GOLF COURSE BEST: Jimmie Austin University of Oklahoma 2nd: The Trails 3rd: Belmar 4th: Westwood BEST MUSEUM BEST LIVE MUSIC BEST PLACE FOR A NIGHT OUT BEST: Sam Noble BEST: The Deli BEST: Warren Theatre 2nd: Othello’s 3rd: Opolis 4th: Rivermont 5th: The Library 2nd: 2nd Friday 3rd: Sooner Theatre 4th: Sooner Bowling 5th: Riverwind 2nd: Fred Jones 3rd: OKC National Memorial 4th: Jacobson House 5th: OU Robert Bebb Herbarium BEST SPORTS BAR BEST HAPPY HOUR LOCATION BEST: The Mont 2nd: The Library 3rd: O’Connell’s Irish Pub and Grille 4th: Louie’s 5th: Pub W BEST MOVIE THEATRE BEST: Warren Theatre 2nd: Regal Spotlight BEST: O’Connell’s Irish Pub and Grille 2nd: Buffalo Wild Wings 3rd: Louie’s 4th: Pub W 5th: Brewhouse BEST PLACE TO HOST AN EVENT BEST: Embassy Suites 2nd: The Depot 3rd: NCED 4th: Hilton Garden Inn 5th: Norman Chamber of Commerce BEST LOCAL FESTIVAL BEST PATIO BEST: The Mont 2nd: The Library 3rd: Interurban 4th: Louie’s 5th: Pub W BEST: Norman Music Festival BEST PLACE FOR A KID’S PARTY BEST PLACE TO SHOP 2nd: Medieval Fair BEST: Andy Alligator’s BEST: Campus Corner 2nd: HeyDay 3rd: Sooner Bowling 4th: Be Wild for Art 5th: Westwood Park 2nd: Sooner Mall 3rd: Farmers Market 4th: Stash 5th: Carriage Plaza 3rd: Jazz in June 4th: Chocolate Festival 5th: Mayfair Best of The Best 13 2.26.14 N Best of The Best 14 2.26.14 N BEST AUTOMOTIVE DEALERSHIP BEST CHILDREN’S CLOTHING STORE BEST COMPUTER STORE BEST ANTIQUES BEST: Reynolds Ford BEST: Tulip Tree BEST: Best Buy BEST: Antique Garden 2nd: Fowler VW 2nd: OU IT Store 2nd: 405 Imports 3rd: Antique World 4th: Elusive 5th: Bruce’s Vintage Guitars & Antiques 3rd: Ferguson Buick GMC 2nd: Children’s Place 3rd: The Gap 4th: Dillard’s 5th: Goodwill BEST SHOPPING 4th: Bob Moore Nissan 5th: Big Red BEST AUTO PARTS STORE BEST APPLIANCE STORE BEST: O’Reilly Auto Parts BEST: Lowe’s 2nd: Autozone 2nd: Danny’s TV & Appliance 3rd: Best Buy 4th: Home Depot BEST ART EXHIBIT VENUE 3rd: NAPA 4th: Keith’s 3rd: Norman Computer 4th: Office Depot 5th: Office Max BEST MEN’S CLOTHING STORE BEST: Dillard’s BEST CONSIGNMENT STORE 2nd: Threads 3rd: Jos. A. Banks 4th: Goodwill 5th: Buckle BEST: Two Hip Chicks 2nd: Cindy's Resale Shop 3rd: The Salvation Army 5th: Bethany Imports BEST WOMEN’S CLOTHING STORE BEST: Fred Jones BEST BIKE SHOP BEST: Blush 2nd: Firehouse Art Center 3rd: Dreamers Concept Studio 4th: Mainsite 5th: Standing Buffalo Indian Art Gallery BEST: Al’s Bicycle 2nd: Cayman’s 3rd: The Webb 4th: Stella Raes 5th: Antique Garden 2nd: Buchanans 3rd: 405 Bicycles 4th: Sun & Ski BEST DEPARTMENT STORE BEST: Dillard's 2nd: Target 3rd: Kohl's 4th: TJ Maxx 5th: Old Navy Best of The Best 15 2.26.14 N Best of The Best 16 2.26.14 N BEST ELECTRONIC STORE BEST GARDEN (NURSERY) STORE BEST HOME DECOR STORE BEST LUMBER STORE BEST: Best Buy BEST: Marcums BEST: Hobby Lobby BEST: Forest Lumber Co. 2nd: OU IT Store 3rd: Gamestop 4th: Walmart 5th: Office Depot 2nd: The Greenhouse 3rd: Atwood's 4th: K&K Nursery 5th: Ellisons 2nd: Mister Robert 2nd: Lowe's 3rd: Home Depot 4th: McGee Lumber Co. 5th: Oaks Timber BEST FLOORING STORE BEST GROCERY STORE 3rd: Theo’s 4th: Kern’s 5th: ReStore BEST MATTRESS STORE BEST: Crest BEST HEALTH FOOD STORE 2nd: Lowe's 3rd: Mill Creek Carpet 4th: Home Depot 5th: Carpet Center 2nd: Sprouts 3rd: Wright's Family Market 4th: Homeland 5th: Natural Grocers BEST: Sprouts BEST FURNITURE STORE BEST BUILDING MATERIAL STORE BEST: Mister Robert BEST: Lowe's 2nd: Theo's 3rd: Norman Bargain Center 4th: Blair Furniture 5th: Kern’s 2nd: Forest Building Materials 3rd: Home Depot 4th: ReStore 5th: Metro Materials BEST: David's Carpet & Tile 2nd: Dodson’s 3rd: Natural Grocers BEST JEWELRY STORE BEST: Mitchell's Jewelry 2nd: Brockhaus Jewelry 3rd: Lewis Jewelers 4th: Goodno's Jewelry 5th: Crown Jewelers BEST: Mathis Brothers Sleep Center 2nd: Norman Mattress 3rd: Mattress Firm 4th: Marquis Furniture 5th: Sleep Number BEST MOTORCYCLE DEALERSHIP BEST: Fort Thunder Harley Davidson 2nd: School House Cycles 3rd: Big Daddy O’s Best of The Best 17 2.26.14 N Best of The Best 18 2.26.14 N Best of The Best 19 2.26.14 N Best of The Best 20 2.26.14 N Best of The Best 21 2.26.14 N BEST LIQUOR & WINE STORE BEST OUTDOOR FURNITURE STORE BEST BOOT STORE BEST SWIMMING POOL STORE BEST: The Spirit Shop BEST: Thompson Pools BEST: Atwoods BEST: Thompson Pool and Patio 2nd: The Cellar 2nd: Lowe’s 3rd: Home Depot 2nd: DSW Shoe Warehouse 3rd: Brown’s Shoe Fit 4th: Sweet & Spurs 5th: Shoetopia 2nd: Spartan Pools 3rd: Sapphire Pools 3rd: Joe’s Wine & Spirits 4th: Corkscrew BEST PAINT STORE 5th: Thunderbird Liquor BEST: Sherwin Williams BEST OFFICE SUPPLY STORE 2nd: Lowe’s 3rd: Home Depot 4th: Kelly Moore BEST: Copelin’s 2nd: Office Depot 3rd: Office Max 4th: Staples BEST RV DEALERSHIP BEST: Floyd’s RV 2nd: Sooner Motor Sports 3rd: RV General Store BEST OU APPAREL STORE BEST: Balfour 2nd: OU Bookstore 3rd: Fan Outfitters 4th: Apothem 5th: Dillard’s BEST SHOE STORE BEST: Brown's Shoe Fit 2nd: DSW Shoe Warehouse 3rd: Metro Shoe Warehouse 4th: Shoetopia 5th: Dillard’s BEST TIRE STORE BEST: Hibdon Tires Plus BEST SPECIALTY GIFT SHOP BEST: In Your Dreams 2nd: Candy Basket 3rd: Christmas Expressions 4th: Melting Pot 5th: Tulips BEST SPORTING GOODS STORE BEST: Academy Sports & Outdoors 2nd: OK Runner 3rd: Backwoods 4th: Sun & Ski 5th: Push Pedal Pull 2nd: Firestone Tires 3rd: Discount Tires 4th: Ron’s Automotive 5th: Big O Tires BEST TOY STORE BEST: Kidoodles 2nd: Toys R Us 3rd: Target 4th: Hobby Shop BEST WESTERN WEAR STORE BEST: Atwoods 2nd: Teners Best of The Best 22 2.26.14 N Best of The Best 23 2.26.14 N BEST EYE CARE BEST YOUTH FITNESS BEST HOSPITAL (OR HEALTH CARE FACILITY) BEST: Norman Vision Source BEST: YMCA BEST: Norman Regional Healthplex 2nd: Dr. Lee Slatten 3rd: Classic Vision 4th: Miller Vision Care 5th: Eyecare Center 2nd: Bart Conner Gymnastics 3rd: Youth Performance 4th: Vision Martial Arts Academy 5th: Victory Martial Arts 2nd: Mercy Healthcare Systems 3rd: Integris SW Medical Center BEST FACIAL/SKIN CARE BEST HAIR SALON BEST WALK-IN CLINIC BEST DANCE STUDIO BEST: Le Visage Day Spa BEST: Salon Zen BEST: Immediate Care of Oklahoma BEST: Massay’s Dance Studio 2nd: Eileen's Face & Body 3rd: Merle Norman 4th: Ihloff Salon 5th: Next Level 2nd: Andrew Freeman Creative Studio 3rd: Mystique Hair Salon 4th: Salon Essentials 5th: Behind The Scenes 2nd: Classen Urgent Care BEST FITNESS CENTER/GYM BEST HOSPICE BEST: Norman Smile Center BEST: YMCA BEST: Loving Care 2nd: Dental Design Studio 3rd: Smile Solutions 4th: Gabriel Bird, DDS 5th: Robert Wells, DDS 2nd: Fitness One 3rd: Downtown Fitness 4th: Norman Regional Health Club 5th: BA Fitness 2nd: Heartland Hospice 3rd: Heavenly Hospice 4th: Lifecare 5th: Faith Hospice BEST HEALTH & WELLNESS BEST COSMETIC SURGERY BEST: Norman Surgical Arts 2nd: Dr. James Magnusson 3rd: Oasis Medical Spa 4th: Bloom Medical Aesthetic 2nd: Modern Dance 3rd: Shall We Dance 4th: Julia’s Academy 5th: Classical Ballet BEST DENTAL GROUP 4th: Variety Care 3rd: Access Medical Center BEST MEDICAL GROUP BEST: Norman Regional Healthcare Systems 2nd: OU Physicians Norman Clinic, Inc. 3rd: Integris Family Care 4th: Classen Urgent Care 5th: Norman Internal Medicine Best of The Best 24 2.26.14 N Best of The Best 25 2.26.14 N BEST MANICURE/PEDICURE (NAIL SALON) BEST PHYSICAL THERAPY BEST TANNING SALON BEST BANK/FINANCIAL INSTITUTION BEST: Joe’s Nails BEST: Therapy In Motion BEST: At The Beach BEST: Republic Bank & Trust 2nd: VIP Nails 3rd: LA Nails 4th: Savvy Nails 5th: Expert Nails 2nd: Norman Physical Therapy 3rd: Valir Physical Therapy 4th: Medical Park West 5th: Connect Health Professionals 2nd: Riveria Tanning 2nd: First American Bank 3rd: Arvest 4th: First Fidelity Bank 5th: Communication Federal Credit Union BEST MASSAGE BEST: Le Visage Day Spa BEST PLACE TO WORSHIP BEST: Journey Church 3rd: The Beach Club 4th: Sunroom Tanning 5th: Payneless Images BEST SERVICES BEST AUTOMOTIVE REPAIR/SERVICE CENTER BEST: Ron’s Automotive 2nd: Elements 3rd: The Energy Field Massage & Bodywork 4th: The Middle Path 5th: Crews & Co. 2nd: St. Thomas More University Parrish 3rd: McFarlin Memorial UMC 4th: First Baptist Church 5th: St. Stephens UMC BEST PHARMACY BEST SPA BEST CAR WASH BEST: Doctor’s Park Pharmacy BEST: Le Visage Day Spa BEST: Boomerang 2nd: CVS 3rd: Ken’s Discount Pharmacy 4th: Walgreens 5th: P & S Pharmacy 2nd: Ultimate Realm of Serenity 3rd: Belle Vie 4th: Ihloff Salon & Spa 5th: The Phoenix Salon BEST APARTMENT COMPLEX BEST: Links 2nd: Savannah Square 3rd: Stoneridge Apartments 2nd: Hibdon Tire 3rd: Fowler Honda 4th: Leon Pierce Body Repair 5th: Eurosport University Cottages BEST ABSTRACT COMPANY BEST: Cleveland County Abstract 2nd: First American Title 3rd: Old Republic 2nd: Auto Valet 3rd: Fast Lane 4th: Carl’s Auto Detail 5th: 3C Car Wash Best of The Best 26 2.26.14 N BEST CARPET CLEANER BEST COMMUNITY SERVICE BEST DRY CLEANERS BEST HEATING & AIR SERVICE BEST: Sooner Carpet Cleaning BEST: Food & Shelter for Friends BEST: Walden Dry Cleaners BEST: Waggoner’s Heating & Air 2nd: ServPro of Norman 2nd: Bridges of Norman 2nd: Today’s Dry Cleaners 2nd: Lashar Home Comfort 3rd: Clean & Dry Carpet Cleaning 3rd: United Way 3rd: Liberty Dry Cleaning 3rd: Kelso Heating & Air 4th: Big Brothers/Big Sisters 4th: Sharp’s Dry Cleaning 4th: Leon’s Plumbing BEST CATERER BEST: Abbey Road 2nd: Legend’s Restaurant 3rd: Fancy That 4th: Catering Creations 5th: HH Concierge 5th: Full Circle Senior Adult Care 5th: Arthur’s Air & Heat BEST FLORIST BEST CUSTOMER SERVICE BEST: Earl’s Flowers BEST: Chick-Fil-A 2nd: Betty Lou's 2nd: Norman Public Library 3rd: Redbud Floral 3rd: Starbucks 4th: Design 2000 Flowers & Gifts 4th: Norman Regional Hospital 5th: City Florist & Gifts BEST HEARING AID SERVICE BEST: Pioneer Hearing 2nd: Hear Again BEST HOME BUILDER BEST CELLULAR PROVIDER BEST: AT&T BEST DAY CARE PROVIDER BEST FUNERAL HOME BEST: McFarlin Child Care Center BEST: Havenbrook Funeral Home BEST: Ideal Homes 2nd: CA McCarty Construction 2nd: Verizon 2nd: Creative Kids Learning Center 2nd: Primrose Funeral Serivces 3rd: Armstrong Homes 3rd: T-Mobile 3rd: Norman Kindercare 3rd: John Ireland Funeral Home 4th: Fosters Signature Homes 4th: Sprint 4th: The Goddard School 4th: Sunset Memorial 5th: Muirfield Homes Best of The Best 27 2.26.14 N Best of The Best 28 2.26.14 N Best of The Best 29 2.26.14 N N BEST HOME HEALTH BEST INTERIOR DESIGN BEST: Loving Care 2nd: Heavenly Hospice 3rd: Lifecare 4th: Doctors Park Home Health 5th: Carter Home Health BEST LAWN CARE BEST PET CARE FACILITY BEST: Mister Robert BEST: K&K Landscaping 2nd: Theo’s 3rd: Kern’s 4th: Blake Ham, Foster Signature Homes 5th: JP Designs 2nd: Green Acres Landscape 3rd: Mikes Lawn Care 4th: Enchantment 5th: Obee Lawn & Landscape BEST: Rose Rock Veterinary Hospital BEST MARKETING/ADVERTISING/PR AGENCY BEST HOTEL BEST INVESTMENT FIRM BEST: McMahon Marketing BEST: Embassy Suites BEST: Republic Bank and Trust 2nd: Bramlett & Assoc. 2nd: Sooner Legends 3rd: Montford Inn 4th: NCED 5th: Hilton Garden Inn 2nd: Edward Jones 3rd: DM Wealth Management 4th: Investment Center of America 5th: Arvest BEST MORTGAGE BEST LOCAL INSURANCE AGENCY BEST LAW FIRM BEST: Julia Chew State Farm BEST: Talley Law Offices 2nd: Cindy Nashert State Farm 3rd: Jim Chowins State Farm 4th: Ed Preble Insurance Agency 5th: Tom Cohoon State Farm 2nd: Cain & Cain Estate Planners 3rd: Bailey & Poarch Law Offices 4th: Flagler & Flagler 5th: William Velie, PLLC BEST: Republic Bank & Trust 2nd: Bank of Oklahoma 3rd: CityWide Mortgage 5th: First Mortgage BEST OIL CHANGE BEST: Hibdon Tires Plus 2nd: Firestone 3rd: Fowler Honda 4th: Big O Tires 5th: Goodyear 2nd: Annie's Ruff House 3rd: University Animal Hospital 4th: Top Dog Pet Resort 5th: Fur Night & Day BEST PET GROOMING BEST: Steve’s Grooming 2nd: Rose Rock Veterinary Hospital 3rd: Sparkly Spot 4th: Top Dog 5th: Posh Pets BEST PEST CONTROL BEST: Atlas Pest Control 2nd: Pest Arrest 3rd: Safeguard Pest Control 4th: Schendel Pest Services Best of The Best 31 2.26.14 N Best of The Best 32 2.26.14 N Best of The Best 33 2.26.14 N Best of The Best 34 2.26.14 N BEST PLUMBING SERVICE BEST RETIREMENT COMMUNITY BEST PROFESSIONALS BEST BARBER BEST: Bob Usry BEST: Brookhaven Mansions BEST ARCHITECT BEST: Ken’s Barber Shop 2nd: Leon’s Plumbing 2nd: Rivermont and The Gardens BEST: Krittenbrink Architecture 2nd: University Barber Shop 3rd: Mane Man II 4th: Bill’s Barber Shop 5th: Sculptur Kut 3rd: City Plumbing 4th: Don Shaver Plumbing 5th: MDS 3rd: Rambling Oaks 4th: Arbor House 5th: Sterling House BEST BOSS BEST PRINTING FIRM BEST: King Kopy BEST TAG AGENCY 2nd: Transcript Press BEST: Fuson Tag Agency 3rd: Hooper Printing 2nd: Norman Tag Agency 4th: Action Printing 3rd: Sooner Tag Agency 4th: Cleveland County Tag Agency BEST REAL ESTATE AGENCY BEST: Don Cies Real Estate Inc. 2nd: Keller Williams 2nd: Boynton & Williams Assoc. 3rd: Rick McKinney Architects 4th: D5 Architecture 5th: Architects In Partnership BEST TATTOO 3rd: Dillard Group BEST: Hall of Tattoos 4th: Learia Group 2nd: Think Ink 5th: Kerr Team 3rd: Main St. Tattoo BEST ATTORNEY BEST: Korey McMahon BEST: Sam L. Talley 2nd: Melva Noakes 3rd: Evan Nixon 4th: Courtney McLaughlin 5th: Peggy Wright 6th: Karen Vahlberg 2nd: Tim Kuykendall 3rd: R. Lindsay Bailey 4th: Rita Flagler 5th: Marty G. Cain BEST BANKER BEST NEW CAR DEALER BEST: Chuck Thompson BEST: Fowler Honda/VW 2nd: Jim McAuley 3rd: Charles Hollingsworth 4th: Jim Wade 5th: Matt Clouse 2nd: Reynolds Ford 3rd: Ferguson Buick GMC 4th: Bob Moore Cadillac Nissan 5th: Big Red Auto Best of The Best 35 2.26.14 N Best of The Best 36 2.26.14 N BEST USED CAR DEALER BEST CPA BEST DERMATOLOGIST BEST FUNERAL HOME DIRECTOR BEST: Reynolds Ford BEST: Robert Castleberry BEST: Dr. David Duncan BEST: Chad Vice, Havenbrook 2nd: Fowler Honda/VW 2nd: Don Armstrong 2nd: Dr. Jennifer Roberts 3rd: Ferguson Buick GMC 3rd: Steve Corley 3rd: Dr. Joel Holloway 4th: Ricky Stapleton Autos 4th: Susan Beyer 5th: Lindsey Street Motors 5th: Kevin Watley 2nd: John Davenport, Primrose 3rd: Shane Vice, Havenbrook 4th: Solon Daniels, John Ireland 5th: Sonny McMahan Hamill, Noble BEST CARDIOLOGIST BEST DENTIST BEST: Dr. Jeffery Crook BEST: Dr. Jamie Belknap 2nd: Dr. Paul Ayers 2nd: Dr. Susan Whiteneck 3rd: Dr. Katherine Hayes 3rd: Dr. Sarah Spurlock 4th: Dr. Michael Sellers 4th: Dr. Gabriel Bird BEST DOCTOR/PHYSICIAN BEST: Dr. Nicole Jarvis BEST GOLF INSTRUCTOR 2nd: Dr. Stephen Lindsey BEST: Tyler J Woodward, Jimmie Austin 3rd: Dr. Patrick Livingston 4th: Dr. Tom Merrill 5th: Dr. Sherri Durica 5th: Dr. Ronald Williams 2nd: Charles Candler, Belmar 3rd: Alan Hager, The Trails 4th: David Lisle, Westwood 5th: Johnny Johnson, Jimmie Austin BEST ELECTRICIAN BEST CHIROPRACTOR BEST: Snodgrass Chiropractic BEST DENTAL HYGIENIST BEST: Waters Electric 2nd: Sparks Clinic BEST: Belinda Jain, Dr. Bird 2nd: Wade Electric 3rd: Griffith Chiropractic 2nd: Jo Tarver, Dental Design 3rd: Doyleâ€™s Electric 4th: Childs Chiropractic 3rd: Marti Davies, Norman Smile Center 4th: Terrell Electric 5th: Spaulding Chiropractic 4th: Lollie Lenker, Dr. Herndon 5th: Schaffner-Valouch Contractor Inc. BEST HAIR STYLIST Nathan Andrew 2nd: Amy Meek 3rd: Tina Stong 4th: Charles Young 5th: Erya Zook Best of The Best 37 2.26.14 N M AN TRA 1 CRIPT BEST NS of the BEST 20 14 E NO H R T Best of The Best 38 2.26.14 N Congrats to all of the nominees! N BEST INSURANCE AGENT BEST MANICURIST BEST NURSE BEST OPHTHALMOLOGIST BEST: Julia Chew, State Farm BEST: Kim, VIP Nails BEST: Pam Levy, Dr. Merrill BEST: Dr. Kimberly Wise 2nd: Cindy Nashert, State Farm 2nd: Kim, V Nails 3rd: Jim Chowins, State Farm 3rd: Nicky, Classic 4th: Tom Cohoon, State Farm 4th: Katherine Keeling 2nd: Lesley Lynch, Norman Regional 3rd: Jackie Moss, Legacy Home Health 4th: Julie, Dr. Ratliff 5th: Owen Harrington, Baptist 2nd: Dr. Jay Leemaster 3rd: Dr. Joshua Powell 4th: Dr. Robert King 5th: Dr. Robert Bales 5th: Ed Preble Insurance BEST MASSAGE THERAPIST BEST JEWELER BEST: Newt Mitchell BEST: Cindy Merrick, Therapy In Motion 2nd: Katherine Brockhaus Maloy 2nd: Susan Grisso, The Massage Center 3rd: Glenn Lewis 3rd: Kathy, Le Visage 4th: Randy McGuckin 4th: Stephanie Ferguson, Therapy In Motion 5th: Osi Parek 5th: Trinia, Le Visage BEST OBSTETRICIAN/GYNECOLOGIST BEST: Dr. Nicole Jarvis 2nd: Dr. David Porter 3rd: Dr. Carol Anderson 4th: Dr. Bruce Parker 5th: Dr. Shelba Bethel BEST OPTOMETRIST BEST ORTHODONTIST BEST: Dr. Timothy Shannon 2nd: Dr. Robbi Craig 3rd: Dr. Jay Fitzgerald 4th: Dr. Richard Gilman 5th: Dr. Mark Revels BEST PASTOR BEST LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER BEST MORTGAGE LENDER BEST: Dr. Pepper Martin BEST: Joe Lester BEST: Republic Bank & Trust BEST: Clark Mitchell, Journey Church 2nd: Carl Pendeleton 2nd: Bank of Oklahoma 3rd: Tim Smith 3rd: Arvest Bank 4th: Ray Goins 4th: First Mortgage 2nd: Dr. Troy Flax 3rd: Dr. Lee Slatten 4th: Dr. Jeff Pettigrew 5th: Dr. Kevin Young 2nd: Linda Harker, McFarlin United Methodist 3rd: James Goins, St. Thomas More 4th: Randy Wade, First Baptist 5th: Bob Rice, First Presbyterian Best of The Best 40 2.26.14 N Best of The Best 41 2.26.14 N Best of The Best 42 2.26.14 N BEST PEDIATRICIAN BEST PODIATRIST BEST: Dr. Eileen M. Fox BEST: Dr. Scott Hosler 2nd: Dr. Tadgy Stacy 3rd: Dr. Sylvia Lopez 4th: Dr. Shelly Springer 2nd: Dr. Charles Anderson 3rd: Dr. Allan Rhode BEST PERSONAL TRAINER BEST: Scott Martin BEST: Jason Bushers, Brookhaven Mansions 2nd: Tom Coburn 2nd: Sara Polston, The Health Club 3rd: Chase Livingston, Fitness One 4th: Ashley Armstrong, Next Level 5th: Brian Andrews, BA Fitness BEST PHOTOGRAPHER BEST: Shevaun Williams BEST POLITICIAN BEST REAL ESTATE AGENT BEST: Lisa Talley 2nd: Wally Kerr 3rd: Sallie Vawter 4th: Patti Krings 5th: Barry Hurley 6th: Joel Regnier 2nd: Benita Cloward BEST TEACHER - ELEMENTARY BEST PHYSICAL THERAPIST BEST: Sherri Bennett, Roosevelt BEST: Cindy Merrick, Therapy In Motion 2nd: K. Ulrich, Truman 3rd: Jennifer Crow, Kennedy 4th: Stephanie Lowery, Reagan 5th: Lindsay Berry, TerraVerde 6th: Wendi Stripling, Reagan 2nd: Erin Allen, Norman PT 3rd: Jay Wendorff, Encompass 4th: Patrick Boyles, Therapy In Motion BEST TEACHER - HIGH SCHOOL BEST PRINCIPAL BEST: Gayle St. John, Norman High BEST: Scott Beck, Norman High 2nd: Beth Freihofer, Norman North 3rd: Mike Ramsey, Norman North 4th: Nicole Copeland, Norman High 5th: Candace Dragg, Norman High 2nd: Bryan Young, Norman North 3rd: Peter Liesenfeld, Longfellow 4th: Robye Kay Jackson, Truman 5th: Dana Wade, All Saints BEST TEACHER - MIDDLE SCHOOL BEST VETERINARIAN BEST: Frank Berry, Whitter BEST: Dr. John Otto, University Animal Hospital 2nd: Andrea Anthony, Alcott 3rd: Michelle Bratcher, Longfellow 4th: Mary Hendrick, Irving 5th: Amber Stocks, Alcott 6th: Matthew Houston, Whitter 2nd: Dr. Greg Emmert, McGee Street 3rd: Dr. David Biles, Westwood 4th: Dr. Laura Blazek, Rose Rock 5th: Dr. Beverly Fitzler, Rose Rock BEST TEACHER - PRE-SCHOOL BEST PLACE TO WORK BEST: Sherri Ward BEST: University of Oklahoma BEST TEACHER - PRIVATE SCHOOL BEST: Melany Pattison, All Saints 2nd: Judi Bendure, All Saints 2nd: McMahon Marketing 3rd: Boynton Williams 4th: Rivermont 5th: Keller Williams Best of The Best 43 2.26.14 N Best of The Best 44 2.26.14 N Best of The Best 45 2.26.14 N Best of The Best 46 2.26.14 N Best of The Best 47 2.26.14 N