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China Garden Lazy Fish Miyako Japanese Steak, Seafood & Sushi Bar Old Dominion Grill & Sushi Sushi Densha

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BEST LOCAL DJ (PARTY)

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BEST LOCAL DJ (RADIO)

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Festival of the Arts In the Street Maryland Craft Beer Festival Sts. Peter & Paul Greek Festival The Great Frederick Fair

Clustered Spires Golf Club Holly Hills Country Club Maryland National Golf Club Musket Ridge Golf Club Whiskey Creek Golf Club

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106.9 The Eagle 99.9 WFRE Hot 99.5 Key 103 WFMD

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Delaplaine Visual Arts Center National Museum of Civil War Medicine Roads & Rails Museum Rose Hill Manor Schifferstadt Architectural Museum

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Appalachian Trail Catoctin Mountain Park Cunningham Falls State Park Gambrill State Park Sugarloaf Mountain

Baker Park Band Shell Carroll Creek Ampitheater Champion Billiards Sports Bar The Blue Side Tavern Weinberg Center for the Arts

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Colliver Dental Group Dr. Lori Andochick Dr. Barbara Bell Dr. Gregory Weakley, Terrace Dental Group Dr. Nils Olson

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Dr. Diane Ford Dr. Elizabeth Liotta Dr. Wayne Xue, Comprehensive Dermatology Center Frederick Dermatology Associates Warner & Van Meter Dermatology

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Barre East IN-FIT Studio NXS Boot Camps (Anytime Fitness Frederick) Soldierfit YMCA of Frederick

BEST HAIR SALON

BEST HEALTH CLINIC (WOMEN)

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Belleza Hair and Nail Studio DNa Lab New York New York Hair Salon & Day Spa Structures Salon & Spa Thomas Scott Salon & Spa

Anytime Fitness Gold’s Gym – Westview Planet Fitness Sport & Health – North Frederick Sport & Health – South Frederick YMCA of Frederick

BEST HEALTH CLINIC (MEN) Barquist Army Health Clinic Dr. Mark Acierno, Frederick Sport & Spine Holistic Health Associates Righttime Medical Care

Capital Women’s Care FMH Crestwood Frederick Primary Care Associates Holistic Health Associates Simmonds, Martin and Helmbrecht

Baker Rehab Group FMH Home Health Hospice of Frederick County Right At Home Shepherd’s Staff In-Home Care Spiritrust Lutheran

BEST MAKEUP/SKINCARE SHOP JKW Beauty Maven Beauty Bar smooch! Studio The Art of Beauty Ulta

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BEST MEDICAL GENERAL PRACTITIONER

Dr. Amy Jones, Frederick Primary Care Associates Dr. Joseph Ashwal, Frederick Primary Care Associates

BEST NEUROLOGIST

Dr. Boyd Dwyer, Mid-Maryland Neurology Dr. Konrad Bakker, Comprehensive Neurology & Sleep Medicine

Dr. Rebecca Herman Smith, Frederick Primary Care Associates

Dr. Shahid Rafiq, Comprehensive Neurology Services, PA

Frederick Primary Care Associates

Dr. William Strayhorn IV, Comprehensive Neurology Services, PA

Parkview Medical Group/ Moncacy Health Partners

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Austin Addiction Mental Health Center Behavioral Health Partners Blue Ridge Behavioral Health Brook Lane Center for Mind-Body Therapy Frederick Mental Health Association

Sarah Jamison, PA-C, Comprehensive Neurology & Sleep Medicine

BEST OPHTHALMOLOGIST Dr. Holly Gross Dr. James A Busack Dr. Phillip McGann Dr. Robert B. Hodges, Frederick Eye Institute Elizabeth Segal, Maryland Vision Institute

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Bloom & Reddy Dr. Lobat Zainali, Zainali Orthodontics Smile Frederick Orthodontics Stanley Robison Toothman Orthodontics

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Carroll Hospital Frederick Memorial Hospital Johns Hopkins Hospital Meritus Medical Center Shady Grove Adventist Hospital

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Carolina Tans HawaiianTan JKW Beauty Palm Beach Tan Urbana Tanning Salon

Dr. Robert Fisher, Orthopaedic Specialists of Frederick

BEST WEIGHT LOSS CENTER

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BEST YOGA STUDIO Center of the Four Winds Mountain Spirit Yoga Sol Yoga The Shala Yogamour

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BEST CHARTER SCHOOL BEST DANCE STUDIO Carroll Creek Montessori Public Charter School Frederick Classical Charter School Monocacy Valley Montessori Public Charter School

24/7 Dance Studio Bettie Jane’s Center of Dance Art Dance Unlimited Dee Buchanan Studio of Dance Elite Feet Dance Studio

BEST CHILD CARE CENTER BEST FAMILY OUTING Celebree Learning Center Children’s Center for Discovery LaPetite Academy The Goddard School Frederick YMCA of Frederick

Adventure Park USA Baker Park Catoctin Wildlife Preserve & Zoo Cunningham Falls State Park Frederick Keys Baseball

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Crumland Farms Gaver Farm Jumbo’s Pumpkin Patch Lawyer’s Farm & Maze Summers Farm

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Bob Evans Chick-fil-A Chuck E. Cheese IHOP Red Robin Gourmet Burgers

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Adventure Park USA Chuck E. Cheese Frederick Indoor Sports Center Princess Day Spa & Boutique Pump It Up

Dr. Michael Virts, Mt. Airy Children’s Dental Associates Dr. TP Sivikumar, Frederick Pediatric Dental Associates Frederick Pediatric Dentistry Mt. Airy Children’s Dental Associates Pediatric Dental Center of Frederick

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BEST PRIVATE HIGH SCHOOL Frederick Christian Academy Friends Meeting School New Life Christian School Saint Johns Catholic Prep St. Maria Goretti High School

BEST PUBLIC ELEMENTARY SCHOOL Glade Elementary School Middletown Primary/ Elementary School

BEST PUBLIC MIDDLE SCHOOL Ballenger Creek Middle School Middletown Middle School New Market Middle School Urbana Middle School Walkersville Middle School

BEST PUBLIC HIGH SCHOOL Frederick High School Linganore High School Middletown High School Urbana High School Walkersville High School

BEST PUMPKIN PATCH Crumland Farm Gaver Tree Farm Jumbo’s Pumpkin Patch Mayne’s Tree Farm Summer’s Farm

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FUN Camp (Maryland Ensemble Theatre) YMCA Summer Camps

New Market Elementary School Walkersville Elementary School Yellow Springs Elementary School

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Century Ford of Mt. Airy Darcars Toyota Fitzgerald Auto Mall Frederick Motor Company Ourisman Frederick Shockley Honda

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Barrick & Sons, LLC Brickman Group Clearwater Landscape and Nursery Hawkins Landscaping

BEST LOCAL CLOTHING BEST LOCALLY-GROWN STORE (MEN) FRESH PRODUCE

BEST INSURANCE AGENCY

BEST LIMOUSINE SERVICE

BEST LOCAL CLOTHING BEST MATTRESS STORE STORE (WOMEN)

Alex Uphold, State Farm Erie Insurance Georgetown Insurance Service Insurance First, Inc. Kathy Schultze, State Farm

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Brown’s Jewelry Colonial Jewelers Gold Thumb Jewelry Creations Olde Towne Jewelers Wholesale Diamonds Zaruba Gallery

A Touch of Class Limousines Airport Xpress On The Town Limousines Yellow Cab

BEST LIQUOR STORE Mt. Airy Liquors Old Farm Liquors Orion Wine & Spirits Riverside Liquor Trout’s Liquor Ye Old Spirit Shop

Citizen Frederick Dapper Geek Hunting Creek Outfitters The Trail House Venus on the Half Shell

Aspire Women’s Clothing Boutique

Charming Charlie Molly’s Meanderings Shabby Chic Creative Studios & Boutique Velvet Lounge

Catoctin Mountain Orchard Hometown Harvest Seed of Life Nurseries Thanksgiving Farms West Frederick Farmer’s Market

Mattress Warehouse Mt. Airy Mattress Store Sleep Number Store Sleepy’s: The Mattress Professionals Wolf Furniture

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BEST NURSERY/ GARDEN CENTER

Presidential Mortgage Wells Fargo Home Mortgage

Stadler Garden Center Inc. Surreybrooke Thanksgiving Farms

BEST MOTORCYCLE SHOP

BEST OIL & LUBE

Fredericktown Yamaha Harley-Davidson of Frederick Jackman Custom Cycles JT Motorsports Primo Motorcycles Twigg Cycles

BEST PEST CONTROL

Embrace Home Loans George Mason Mortgage Millennium Financial Group, Inc. dba Mlend

Dutch Plant Farm Meadows Farms Nurseries and Landscaping

Dynamic Automotive Jiffy Lube Mr. Tire The Lube Center Triangle Motors

Butch’s Bug Service Ehrlich Pest Control Gladhill Pest Home Paramount Pest Now, Inc

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BEST PET BOARDING/ DAYCARE Amberlyn Kennels Animal Inn Frederick Buckeystown Veterinary Hospital Glade Valley Animal Hospital Greenbriar Animal Hospital Sit Means Sit Sunchaser Kennels

BEST PET GROOMER

Animal Inn of Frederick Buckeystown Veterinary Hospital Happy Dog Grooming Mainstreet Groomers Paws in the City – The Temple of Groom

BEST PET STORE

Central Dawgma Paws in the City Petco PetSmart PetValu Rick’s Fish & Pet Supply

BEST PHOTOGRAPHY A&M Photography, Bettina Plauger

Amanda Summers Photography Bill Adkins Photography Brodie Ledford Studios Clare Ahalt Photography Emily Gude Photography Mary Kate McKenna Photography

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BEST POOL/SPA COMPANY

BEST SHOE STORE

All Around Plumbing, Inc. Charles F. Murphy, Inc. Gladhill Plumbing and Heating N.E. “Bob” Waltz Plumbing & Heating Putman Plumbing

Browning Pools and Spas Catoctin Mountain Spa & Tub Service Flamingo Pool Supply Flohr Pools Laurel Pools Pools, Patios, and Porches The Pool Medic

Fabulous Finds Goodwill Lucy’s Consignment Select Seconds Venus on the Half Shell

Boscov’s DSW Shoes If The Shoe Fits Off Broadway Shoes Payless ShoeSource

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Clemson Corner Francis Scott Key Mall Cassandra Bailey, RE/MAX Achievers Frederick Shopping Center Christine Reeder, Long & Foster Market Square Real Estate Westview Promenade Jim Bass Group, Real Estate Teams, LLC Stacy Allwein, Century 21 BEST SPECIALTY Redwood Realty HOME SERVICE Terry Lascola, Welcome Home Chimney Sweeps of Sherwood Forest Realty Group Gutters For Less Inc Maryland Windows Doors Roofs BEST REAL ESTATE COMPANY Mills Custom Wood Floors Century 21 Redwood Realty Mission Home Services, LLC Charis Realty Group Mr Handyman Long and Foster

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Real Estate Teams, LLC Welcome Home Realty Group

BEST ROOFING COMPANY E.R. Roofing Company Hartman Roofing, Inc PJ’s Roofing Shumaker Roofing Topper Construction

BEST RV STORE

Beckley’s Camping Center Chesaco RV Keystone RV Center

BEST SPORTING GOODS STORE Dick’s Sporting Goods Hunting Creek Outfitters If The Shoe Fits Play It Again Sports The Trail House

BEST STORAGE FACILITY East Frederick Self Storage Extra Space Storage EZ Storage New Market Mini Storage Public Storage

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Black Label Tattoo Company Bulletts Ink Classic Electric Tattoo Marks of the Spark Tattoos Time Bomb Tattoos & Curiosities

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Avail Vapor S.S. Vape (now Victory Vaporz) Smoke Signals Smoke Shop The Vapor Emporium Urban Vape VRocks Vape Shop

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Best of the Best Top 5 2016  

Frederick News-Post readers nominated their favorite businesses in Frederick County, Md. Here are their top five choices in more than 150 ca...

Best of the Best Top 5 2016  

Frederick News-Post readers nominated their favorite businesses in Frederick County, Md. Here are their top five choices in more than 150 ca...