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PLYMOUTH READERS VOTED FOR THEIR FAVORITES IN: Food & Drink, Automotive, Home & Garden, Real Estate, Recreation, Health & Beauty, Education, Banking & Financial, Medical, Other Shopping Service, Style & Fashion, Religion

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2 Sun Readers Choice Awards – Thursday, January 27, 2011 – www.MinnLocal.com

In the Community, With the Community, For the Community

THANK YOU to our loyal readers who took the time to vote for their favorite community businesses!

Thanks All winners are also announced online at www.minnlocal.com

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www.MinnLocal.com – Thursday, January 27, 2011 – Sun Readers Choice Awards 3

In the Community, With the Community, For the Community

Best Domestic Car Dealership Lupient Auto Group

Plymouth

Plymouth

Best Accounting Firm Johnson & Company Best Bank Bremer Bank

Best Gas Station Holiday Best Import Car Dealership Lupient Auto Group

Best Credit Union West Financial

Best New Car Salesman Allan Ackerman - Lupient Auto Group

Best Financial Planner Scott Larson - Banner Stone Capital

Best Tire Store Discount Tire - Plymouth

Best Insurance Agent Brad Kaplan Insurance

AUTOMOTIVE

Best Truck Dealership Lupient GMC

Best Auto Body Shop Superior Ford

Best Used Car Dealer Lupient Auto Group

Best Auto Repair Shop Check Engine Express

BANKING & FINANCIAL Best Accountant/CPA Bridgette McKelvey Johnson & Co

Best Investment Firm Edward Jones Best Tax Preparation Bridgette McKelvey Johnson & Co

Best Used Car Salesman Allan Ackerman - Lupient Auto Group

Best Car Wash Gerring's

Best Insurance Company Kaplan Insurance Agency

Thank You Plymouth! for voting us

Voted #1 “Best” Heating & Air Company in

Golden Valley!

READERS’ CHOICE

Best Daycare / Preschool

Awards www.MinnLocal.com

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BROOKLYN PARK

MAPLE GROVE

WAYZATA

EDINA/SOUTHDALE

8455 W. Broadway 763.493.9093

11601 73rd Ave. N 763.315.3602

15300 Wayzata Blvd. 952.476.0240

6519 Barrie Rd. 952.920.7450

CORCORAN

PLYMOUTH

CHASKA

23610 County Rd 10 763.498.5437

4355 Highway 169 763.557.6555

1485 White Oak Drive 952.368.4456

ST ANTHONY NEW BRIGHTON 2955 Highway 88 612.788.8010

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4 Sun Readers Choice Awards – Thursday, January 27, 2011 – www.MinnLocal.com

Plymouth

Best Air Duct Cleaning Mountain Air Duct Services

Best Hot Tub Store McFarland Hotwater Technology Company

Best Plumbing Company Crosstown Plumbing

Best Fireplace Store Fireside Hearth & Home

Best House Cleaning Eco Maids

Best Pool Builder Dolphin Pool & Spa

Best Interior Design Jayne Morrison Interiors

Best Art Gallery Art & Frame World

Best Flooring Store Floors of Distinction Maple Grove

Best Landscaping and Garden Center Dundee

Best Remodeling Company Platinum Remodeling

Best Arts & Crafts Store Michael's

Best Furniture Store HOM Furniture

Best Cabinet/Countertop Company PJ's Home Improvement

Best Handyman Platinum Remodeling

Best Landscaping Services CHW Landscape Design

Best Hardware Store Levahn Brothers Hardware

Best Lawn Care Service Schaefer Lawn Service

Best Carpet Cleaning Green Clean

Best Heating & Air Company High Point Heating & Cooling

Best Light Store Cartier Lighting

Best Antique Store Kathie's Finds Wayzata Best Appliance Store Warners' Stellian

HOME & GARDEN

In the Community, With the Community, For the Community

Best Concrete Company Hedberg Aggregates Best Deck Company Platinum Remodeling

Best Electrician HiTec Electric Best Fence Company Town & Country Fence

Best Home Improvement Store Home Depot

Best Paint Store Hirshfield's Best Pest Control Don O's Pest Control

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Best Roofing Company Great River Remodeling Best Siding Company Great River Remodeling Best Vacuum Store Oreck Best Window Cleaning Anderson Windows Best Window Cover Store JC Penney's

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In the Community, With the Community, For the Community

Plymouth

Best Preschool Tender Learning Center Plymouth

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Plymouth

Best Hair Hair Proz Salon

Best Private School Step By Step Montessori

Best Laser Hair Removal Permanent Choice

Best PTA Orono Middle School Parent Association

Best Manicure/Pedicure New Reflections Best Massage Therapy Bhakti Wellness Center

Best Public School Wayzata High School

Best Personal Trainer Jessica Juettner

Best Teacher/School Mr. Kilkelly - Wayzata High School

HEALTH & BEAUTY

Best Business School Metropolitan State University

Best Spa New Reflections

Best Tutoring Program Mathnasium

Best Aesthetic Center Simonson's Salon & Spa

Best College North Hennepin Community College

Best University University of Minnesota

Best Colorist Kelly Deutch - Simonson's Salon & Spa

Best Stylist Kelly Deutch - Simonson's Salon & Spa

EDUCATION

Best Day Care Tender Learning Center Plymouth

Best Vocational School Brown Institute

Best Gym Lifetime Fitness

Best Tanning Italian Tan Best Weight Control Center Curves

READERS’ CHOICE

Awards www.MinnLocal.com

Our goal is to provide a better life for our patients and their families. Thanks so much for your votes– we are grateful that you appreciate what we do.

AS A SPECIAL THANK YOU, BRING IN THIS AD AND RECEIVE: • 2 Free Packages of hearing aid batteries • $75 Discount on any hearing aid repair

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3025 Harbor Lane N., Suite 105 Plymouth, MN 55447 www.affinityhearing.com


6 Sun Readers Choice Awards – Thursday, January 27, 2011 – www.MinnLocal.com

Plymouth

FOOD & DRINK Best Margarita Acapulco Restaurante Mexicano Best Popcorn Angie's Kettle Corn Best Italian Biaggi's

CMYK

In the Community, With the Community, For the Community

Best Pizza Broadway Pizza

Best Wine/Bar Crave

Best Buffet Ming's Garden

Best Dinner Redstone Grill

Best Beer/Bar Bunny's Bar & Grill

Best Barbecue Famous Dave's

Best Deli Mort's Delicatessen

Best Brunch Santorini

Best Supermarket Byerly's

Best Catering Kitchen Werks

Best Steakhouse Murray's

Best Cup of Coffee Caribou Coffee

Best Sushi Kobe

Best Sports Bar Champp's

Best Liquor Store Lakeside Liquors

Best Breakfast Original Pancake House

Best Romantic Restaurant Sunshine Factory

Best Desserts Cheesecake Factory

Best Health Food Store Lakewinds Natural Foods

Best Asian PF Chang's

Best Family Dining Latuff's Pizzeria

Best Seafood Red Lobster

Best Locally Owned Grocery Store Lund's

Best Ethnic Red Pepper

Best Mexican Chipotle Best Ice Cream/Yogurt Coldstone Creamery Best Happy Hour Cowboy Jack's Saloon

Best Lunch Panera

Best Hamburger Red Robin

Best Candy Store Tremblay's Sweet Shop - Stillwater Best Meat Market Von Hanson's Meats Best Bakery Wuollet's Bakery


www.MinnLocal.com – Thursday, January 27, 2011 – Sun Readers Choice Awards 7

In the Community, With the Community, For the Community

Plymouth

Best Allergist Allergy & Asthma Specialists

Best Emergency Care Clinic WestHealth

Best Chiropractor Dr. Paul Moon - Y Chiropractic

Best Emergency Room Methodist Hospital

Best Clinic WestHealth Best Dentist Dr. Scott Scharf - Northwoods Dental

MEDICAL

Best Dermatologist Dr. April Farrell - Skin Care Doctors Best Doctor Dr. William Anderson Wayzata Internal Medicine

Tony Nicklow and the Santorini staff say

Thank You Plymouth Voted #1 for “Best” Brunch

READERS’ CHOICE

Awards www.MinnLocal.com

• Sunday Brunch 10am-2pm

13000 Technology Drive

• Lunch and Dinner Served Daily

Exit Prairie Center Drive off Highway 5

• Happy Hour Drink and Food Specials

952-546-OPAA (6722) santorinimn.com

• Full Bar • Book Your Next Event • Live Music Every Weekend

Best Hearing Center Affinity Hearing

Best Orthodontist Lake Minnetonka Orthodontics Best Orthopedic Surgeon Dr. Scott Anseth - Twin City Orthopedics

Best Hospital Methodist Hospital

Best Pediatrician Dr. Cavender - Wayzata Children's Clinic

Best OB/GYN Dr. Sarkinen - Oakdale OB/GYN

Best Pharmacy Walgreens

Best Ophthalmologist/Eye Care Doctor Minnesota Eye Consultants Best Optometrist /Eye Glass Store Kennedy Vision


8 Sun Readers Choice Awards – Thursday, January 27, 2011 – www.MinnLocal.com

In the Community, With the Community, For the Community

Plymouth

Best Place To Work New Horizon Academy Best Book Store Borders

OTHER SHOPPING & SERVICES

Best Hotel/Motel Crowne Plaza Minneapolis West

Best Photographer John Ray Photography

Best Kennel/Boarding

Best Toy/Hobby Store Toys R Us

Best Camera Store National Camera Exchange

Facility Abby Lake Kennels

Best Veterinary Clinic Oakwood Pet Clinic

Best Childcare Step By Step Montessori

Best Lawyer/Attorney Justin Suerer - Suerer Law

Best Florist Pamela Egan Floral Design

Best Limo/Car Service MoeTown

Best Funeral Home David Lee Funeral Home

Best Pet Grooming Augusta Dog Training

Best Gift Shop Kathie's Finds

Best Pet Store It's a Pets Life

Thank you for voting us... 1 Liquor Store - Plymouth 1 Liquor Store - Wayzata/Long Lake #

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Vicksburg Crossing Voted Best… RETIREMENT COMMUNITY

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Summit

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(763) 559-1877 Apartment and Building Amenities ✓ Laundry In Unit ✓ 24 Hour Resident

Controlled Access

{LOCATED AT LIGHTS ON OLD HWY 12 & WILLOW DR • ACROSS FROM OTTEN BROS.}

READERS’ CHOICE

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580 WILLOW DRIVE • LONG LAKE

for those 55 and better

Awards

✓ Library/Computer Room ✓ Community Room ✓ Underground, Heated Parking ✓ Car Wash Bay ✓ Small Pets Welcome

3155 Vicksburg Lane N. • Plymouth


In the Community, With the Community, For the Community

www.MinnLocal.com – Thursday, January 27, 2011 – Sun Readers Choice Awards 9

Plymouth

Best New Home Builder Swanson Homes Best Real Estate Agent Chuck Lieber - IBR Realty Best Real Estate Company IBR Realty

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REAL ESTATE

952-473-2564

Best Assisted Living St Therese

275 East Lake St. Wayzata, MN

Best Mortgage Lender Prime Mortgage

Best Retirement Community Vicksburg Crossing Best Senior Apartments St Therese

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Northwoods Dental is honored to be chosen the readers’ #1 dentist in Plymouth! Dr. Scharf, Dr. Lang and the staff want to thank all of our wonderful and loyal patients for their vote of appreciation and confidence in the service we provide.

763.557.0911 15600 36th Ave N #270, Plymouth

www.northwoodsdental.com IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN SEEING WHY NORTHWOODS DENTAL WAS VOTED #1, PLEASE CALL OUR OFFICE AND ASK ABOUT OUR NEW PATIENT SPECIALS.

Dr. Scott Scharf


10 Sun Readers Choice Awards – Thursday, January 27, 2011 – www.MinnLocal.com

In the Community, With the Community, For the Community

Plymouth

Best Bicycle Shop Erik's Bike Shop

Best Hockey Equipment Store Score Sports

Best Ski/ Snowboard Store Sports Hut

Best Bus Tour Company R & J Tours

Best Place for Children's Party The Paint Pot

Best Sporting Goods Store Sports Hut

Best Dance Studio Summit Dance Studio

Best Place for Fun Dave & Buster's

Best Driving Range Begin Oaks Golf

Best Place to Bowl New Hope Bowl

Best Golf Course Hollydale Golf Course

Best Place to Gamble Mystic Lake Casino

Best Golf Equipment Ping

Best Place to Hear Live Music The Narrows Saloon

Best Boat Dealer Sailor's World

RECREATION

Best Gymnastics North Shore Gymnastics

Best Summer Camp YMCA Best Travel Agency New Departures

Voted #1 “Best” Ice Cream/Yogurt ®

“The Best Pizza in Town” 763-533-0800

4106 Lakeland Ave. N Robbinsdale, MN 55422 www.broadwaypizzamn.com

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www.MinnLocal.com – Thursday, January 27, 2011 – Sun Readers Choice Awards 11

In the Community, With the Community, For the Community

Plymouth

Plymouth

Best Church Choir/Music Program Jerry Rubino - Spirit of Hope United Methodist Church

Best Dry Cleaners Pilgrim Cleaners Best Eyewear Kennedy Vision

Best Church Youth Group Spirit of Hope United Methodist Church

Best Jewelry Store Artelle Designs Best Men's Clothing Store The Foursome

Best Pastor/Church Rich Dahle Koch - Christ Memorial Lutheran Church

RELIGION

Best Consignment Store Rags From Riches

Best Place of Worship Christ Memorial Lutheran Church

STYLE & FASHION

Best Vacation Bible School Spirit of Hope United Methodist Church

Best Boutique Local Motion

Best Baby/Infant Store Oh Baby

Best Children's Clothing Store Once Upon A Child

Best Shoe Store Schuler Shoes Best Shopping Center Shoppes at Arbor Lakes Best Specialty Clothing Store The Shoppes at Arbor Lakes Best Women's Clothing Store Chico's

Thank You Wayzata For Making Us

#1 Insurance Company #1 Insurance Agent

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Thank You For Voting READERS’ CHOICE Us #1 Family Restaurant Awards & #1 Breakfast! www.MinnLocal.com

We Deliver Lunch Mon-Fri:11am-2pm (Limited Area) Evening Daily after 5pm 844 East Lake Street • Wayzata • 952-476-0840 (In the Village Shoppes) www.wayzatamaggies.com


12 Sun Readers Choice Awards – Thursday, January 27, 2011 – www.MinnLocal.com

In the Community, With the Community, For the Community

Do you need a Vacation? Plan your next vacation with us! Thank for votin you g us

#1

READERS’ CHOICE

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Awards MINNETONKA TRAVEL & CRUISES www.MinnLocal.com

Downtown Wayzata Cruises Honeymoons Family Vacations

Destination Weddings Reunion Groups International Travel

Anniversaries Packages & Tours Business Travel

Minnetonka Travel: 952-475-3500 www.minnetonkatravel.com 415 East Lake Street Wayzata, MN 55391 Family owned & operated, serving Wayzata and the western suburbs for over 35 years! Located across from the Wayzata Depot

Thank You Plymouth for voting us “BEST” Emergency READERS’ CHOICE Care Clinic Awards www.MinnLocal.com

50 healthcare clinics under one roof Urgent Care ExpressCare Imaging

Women’s Imaging Lab Pharmacy

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Same-day Surgery Plastic Surgery Physician Clinics

More Than Your Average Urgent Care WestHealth Urgent Care and Expresscare offers: • Fast, convenient access to medical care • Onsite Lab, Radiology, and Pharmacy

Hours: M-F: 7 am – 10 pm Weekends: 9 am-5 pm

• Physician on site 7 days a week

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Please visit westhealth.com or call 763-577-7160. Conveniently located at 494 and Hwy 55 in Plymouth. CMYK

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