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Best of Greeley August 2013

Thank you to the Greeley Tribune readers for voting Dr. Joseph Ryan and Dr. Daniel Zenk as favorite doctors this year. Dr. Ryan and his partners at Peakview Medical Center Pediatrics and Dr. Zenk and his partners at Greeley Medical Clinic are honored to care for families in Weld County. At the University of Colorado Health, our mission is to improve lives. From oncology and orthopedics to pediatrics and physical therapy, we strive to improve your life every day in every interaction you have with our friendly doctors and team members. Thank you for honoring our outstanding physicians and trusting us to care for you.

Dr. Daniel Zenk

pvhs.org/clinics Dr. Joseph Ryan

Greeley Emergency and Surgery Center 6906 10th St., Greeley

Greeley Medical Clinic 1900 16th St., Greeley

970.392.4752

Greeley Medical Clinic Cancer Care and Hematology 1675 18th Ave., Greeley

Peakview Medical Center 5881 W. 16th St., Greeley


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Best Margarita, Mexican Restaurant

Best Bartender

The Rio Grande Mexican Restaurant 825 9th Street

There’s a reason three’s the limit. Whether you choose the original or the signature manberry margarita, the best margarita in town is made with the same recipe and integrity the owners introduced more than 27 years ago. With a spacious patio and one of the fastest kitchens around, your meal is ready before you’ve finished that first margarita. Be sure to make happy hour from 3–6 p.m. every Monday through Friday. Don’t forget to try the guacamole!

Kim Mason The Crvsh Room/Moxi Theater 915 16th Street

A warm and welcome face greets those walking into The crvsh room. With bartender Kim Mason, it doesn’t take long to feel right at home. Those who know her say she treats a new patron the same as one she’s known for years. She keeps drinks full and has the vodka lemonade down to a T.

4 Shawn West 4 Ricky Johnson – Old Chicago

Best Margarita Runner-Ups 4 Coyote’s 4 Alberto’s Best Mexican Restaurant Runner-Ups 4 Coyote’s 4 Alberto’s

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Best Grocery Store

Best Local Band

King Soopers

George Gray & The Elvis Experience

3 Convenient Locations in Greeley Shop for your groceries and furniture all in one place. King Soopers’ third and newest location in Greeley offers one-stop shopping. Fill up your gas tank and shop for jewelry while keeping your family healthy with King Soopers’ new NuVal nutrition scores on all its products and large produce section. Don’t forget your SooperCard for added savings.

4 Sprouts 4 Safeway

Find George Gray and the Elvis Experience band playing numerous community events throughout the year. Their Elvis Tribute show recreates an authentic Elvis concert. Band members come from all over Northern Colorado to create a fun and charismatic show that revives memories of younger years. If you’re lucky, you might catch George as the King in his all-black leather outfit.

4 Matt Pack 4 Ben Pu & The Crew

Thank You

My Dear Friends, Clients and Customers,

Thank you for voting for me in this year’s Best of Greeley Realtors. It has been another great year of service and connection to this wonderful community in which I have been proud to do business for over 35 years. I extend my sincere gratitude to each and every one of you for your lasting and generous support and look forward to a prosperous year ahead for all. Sincerely, Jan DePetro

JAN DEPETRO

(970) 381-1488

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Best Hardware Store Ace Hardware of Greeley

2626 11th Ave & 3540 W 10th Street At Ace Hardware of Greeley you won’t find just another big box store. Known as the helpful place, shoppers will find an old time neighborhood feeling and experience a high level of customer service from owner Rick Thomas and staff. Ace has the materials and knowledgeable staff to complete any household project.

4 Lowe’s 4 Higgins Hardware

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Take a walk in someone else’s shoes at the ARC in Greeley, where a little goes a long way. As the popular Macklemore song says, you only need $20 in your pocket to leave with some great finds. Maybe it won’t be your grandpa’s tracksuit, but ARC shoppers know there’s always a deal to be found. And shoppers can feel good knowing proceeds go to help those with intellectual and developmental disabilities. By reusing and repurposing items, you can help out a great cause and save money doing it.

Helping their customers succeed financially, Wells Fargo has continually adapted to provide their customers with the latest tools and services to make the banking experience suitable for everyone. Although it has a national presence, each local branch offers personalized and friendly service. From online banking to convenient locations, Wells Fargo has everything you need to manage your finances.

Want to shape up? Flex those muscles and grab your tennis shoes. Work Out West offers fitness classes, racquetball, tennis, a pool, track basketball court and personal training to help you reach your fitness goals. You can even get your tan on. Whether participating in a Zumba class or hitting the weights, friendly staff is always nearby to help you tone and firm.

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Best Place to Get a Massage

Best Medical Center

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Massage Now!

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1802 16th Street

Relax those tense muscles with a professional massage at an affordable price. All of Massage Now’s therapists are licensed and specially trained in specific areas including Swedish, deep tissue, hot stone, trigger point or prenatal massage. With same-day appointments and a relaxing and calm atmosphere, you’ll be sure to leave feeling refreshed, rejuvenated and a lot less stressed.

4 Atmospheres 4 Brandi Oreskovich

The staff at North Colorado Medical Center’s mission is to make a difference in people’s lives through excellent patient care. Treating patients with compassion, dignity and respect remains a top priority. NCMC has been ranked as one of the 100 best hospitals in the U.S., and it offers emergency, heart, maternity, orthopedic, surgery and pediatric care for all walks of life. For family members with loved ones in care or treatment, NCMC offers its hospitality house for lodging. A medical center with a true focus on its community, NCMC makes sure patients are well cared for.

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For all your farm and ranch needs, Big R of Greeley has you covered. The best farm store in Greeley has been serving customers for more than 50 years. While providing for the agricultural industry, Big R has something for the do-it-yourselfers too. Aside from the main store, Big R has the farm store, tire shop and on-the-spot financing.

4 J & T Feeds 4 Tractor Supply

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Best Sports Store

Best Car Wash

Best Furniture Store

Garretson’s Sports Center

Crabby’s Carwash

Lincoln Park Emporium

Garretson’s has everything any level of athlete could need, from the novice sports person to the yearround multisport athlete. Winter, spring, summer or fall, the gear you need to hit the slopes, court, field, lake or arena can be found here. And for the team look that makes other teams jealous, order your uniforms through Garretson’s.

Crabby’s car wash will leave your car so fresh and so clean it will look like you just drove it off the lot. Plenty of product and high pressure washes mean your car sparkles and shines. With a staff member on hand to help out when needed, it’s no wonder Crabby’s is the best.

An eclectic mix of antique, modern, vintage and retro furniture, Lincoln Park Emporium has your home furnishing needs covered. With unique pieces and accessories to complement any room, you’ll have no trouble furnishing your nest and making your house a home.

4 Westside Carwash 4 Squeeky’s

4 Ben’s Furniture 4 Greeley Furniture

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4 Sports Authority 4 GoJo’s

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Best Boutique/Friendliest Service Warm Hugs Mixes & Gifts

Best Hamburger/Family Restaurant Red Robin

4514 Centerplace Dr.

916 9th Avenue

Fly into Red Robin for a mouth-watering juicy hamburger and bottomless steak fries that seem to magically refill. This retro family-friendly atmosphere has something for kids and adults alike. Try the new Beserker burger and wash it down with the famous freckled lemonade. Kids don’t forget your red balloon when you leave. Red Robin, Yum.

Hamburger Runner Ups 4 JB’s 4 Randy’s

“May no gift be too small to give, nor too simple to receive, which is wrapped in thoughtfulness and tied with love,” L.O. Baird. These are the words owners Jim and Suzanne Sereff operate by. Offering hand-blended food mixes for all occasions, Suzanne says each creation comes from her workbench into the hands of happy givers and overjoyed receivers. With reasonable pricing, there’s something for everyone. Don’t forget to give someone a warm hug today.

Friendliest Service Runner-Ups 4 Gordan’s Liqour Store 4 Tailwaggers

Family Restaurant Runner Ups 4 Chili’s 4 Fat Alberts 4 Romas

Boutique/Gift Shop Runner-Ups 4 Lolly’s Hallmark 4 Accessories with Flair and Hair

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Best Insurance Agent Andy Rutledge State Farm 1919 65th Avenue

He may not magically appear like the State Farm jingle would suggest, but day or night, Greeley’s best insurance agent Andy Rutledge of State Farm is a phone call away. Auto, renters, home or life, he has the right price and the right policy to protect everyone and everything you love. Go ahead, do the jingle.

4 Kevin Best —State Farm 4 Kent Stauffer — State Farm

Best Establishment with Live Music The Moxi Theatre 802 9th Street

Best Golf Course Highland Hills Municipal Golf 2200 Clubhouse Drive

The place to be for live music, the Moxi’s laid-back atmosphere plays host to some of the best talent around. Don’t miss great local bands like Trichome and Ben Pu and Crew, who frequently headline at the Moxi. Relax and enjoy a drink or get your dance on. Either way you’re guaranteed a fabulous music experience at Greeley’s No. 1 place for live music. Have some skill of your own you’d like to show off? Open microphone nights welcome all performers to the stage.

Practice your golf swing and get that golf clap ready, the par 71, 18-hole championship Highland Hills Golf Course in Greeley features tree-lined fairways and challenging greens for all levels of golfers. If you’re not up for a full 18 holes, visit Highland Hill’s driving range with grass and mat hitting stations, one of its two putting greens or its chipping green with sand trap. Highland Hills has all your equipment needs covered at its Pro Shop. With lessons available from PGA and LPGA professionals, you’ll be hitting under par in no time. After a round, cool off and enjoy dinner and drinks at Bogey’s Pub and Grille.

4 The Kress 4 Patrick’s Irish Pub 4 Boomerang 4 Greeley Country Club

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Best Movie

Best Liquor Store

Best Chiropractor

Despicable Me 2

Gordon’s Discount Liquor Mart

Dr. Roland Martinez Chiro Now!

For all those microbrew lovers and purveyors of seasonal ales, look no further than Gordon’s Discount Liquor Store in Greeley. It houses one of the largest assortments of liquor, beer and wine in town. With a helpful staff on hand to answer all your cocktail questions, Gordon’s is the go-to place to stock up for celebrations, barbecues, hot summer nights and everything in between.

Feeling out of sorts? Dr. Roland Martinez of Chiro Now will have you aligned in no time. No exam fees, no contracts and Saturday appointments make getting an appointment hassle free. Walk-ins are welcome too. Twenty bucks gets you an adjustment and back to feeling balanced. It’s no wonder this marks Dr. Martinez’s third consecutive year as Greeley’s best chiropractor.

4 Westlake Wine & Spirits 4 Coral Bay

4 Dr. Brad Keeney 4 Dr. David Solecki

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Best Dentist Dr. Richard Waterman, DDS 5240 W 9th Street-Suite 100

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Best Frozen Yogurt/ Ice Cream TCBY

Best Coffee Shop Blue Mug Coffee Bar

4530 Centerplace Drive

2030 35th Avenue • 931 16th Street

Dr. Richard Waterman believes in making every patient feel comfortable and never judged. With an uncanny ability to relate to patients from all walks of life, Dr. Waterman’s casual and fun office atmosphere has patients feeling at ease as soon as they get in the chair. This true Greeley native proudly serves the community he grew up in, keeping their pearly whites healthy and shining.

For a sweet treat that you don’t have to feel guilty about, TCBY offers the best frozen yogurt in town and a provider of Super Fro-Yo, containing fiber, probiotics, vitamin D, calcium, protein and vitamin A. With it’s remodeled look featuring bright colors and comfortable seating, TCBY’s always looking for the next thing in fro-yo. Up next on the menu? Honey vanilla Greek frozen yogurt.

4 Dr. Bryan Cassedy 4 Dr. Mischelle Doll

4 Aspen Leaf 4 Sky Blu

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Best Doctor

Best Orthodontist

Best Shoe Store

Dr. Joseph Ryan

Dr. Dana Dana Orthodontics

Florio’s

5881 W 16th Street

There’s little else more frightening than a sick or injured child. Dr. Joseph Ryan, pediatrician at Peakview Medical Center, helps fix the boo-boos when a Band-Aid simply isn’t enough. With a caring attitude and professional demeanor, Dr. Ryan will have your child back up and running in no time.

4 Dr. Mark Young 4 Dr. Zenk

820 9th Street

1815 61st Avenue-Suite 202

Dr. Dana Gamblin believes being an orthodontist requires one to be a scientist, artist, architect, teacher motivator, counselor and friend. She works to treat patients as family by adhering to her SMILE mission statement. Superb treatment, Motivational methods, Instilling confidence, Lasting relationships and Exceptional results define Dr. Dana Orthodontics. If your teeth need a little straightening, stop in and see Dr. Dana and her kind and caring staff today.

The second oldest shoe store in Colorado, Florio’s Shoes, has been serving Greeley for more than 83 years in its same location downtown. Specializing in comfort shoes and orthopedics, Florio’s is a fullservice shoe store, featuring exceptional service and trusted brand names. Take care of your tootsies and give them a treat by slipping into comfort at Florio’s.

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Best Bike Store

Best Wedding Venue

Swimming Pool

Bike Peddler Cycling & Fitness

St. Michaels

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Whether you’re looking for a cruiser or bicycle to take you to the tops of Colorado’s Rocky Mountains, Bike Peddler Cycling & Fitness in Greeley has just what you need. Selling bicycles, tires, and helmets and performing repairs, Bike Peddler Cycling & Fitness will have you on your way on two wheels in no time. If you’re looking to take up a new healthy and active hobby, see the helpful team at Bike Peddler to get you started cycling to a new and healthier you.

If you want an intimate and relaxed setting to say your nuptials, look no further than St. Michael’s in Greeley. Professional and courteous event staff helps plan and ensure details down to the last flower petal. The only thing left to say is “I do!”

Visit adventure island, Greeley’s only indoor water park featuring several water slides, a lazy river, zero depth pool and lap pool. Offering classes for adults and special family rate pricing, what’s keeping you from diving in?

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Best Catering

Best Ethnic, Vegan/Vegetarian Restaurant

Catering by Kenny’s

Rumi’s House of Kabob

For excellent catering service on any budget, check out Catering by Kenny’s. Kenny’s offers catering for picnic type events, all the way up to full-service, served events. Kenny’s does off-premise catering as well as offers banquet and meeting rooms at the Event Center at Island Grove in Greeley. Executive Chef Ryan Moore oversees preparation of only the highest quality ingredients. Working closely with other vendors, Kenny’s specializes in corporate events, served or buffet dinners, cocktail parties, receptions, holiday parties and barbecues.

Get your falafel fix in a quaint setting at Rumi’s. Located on 9th Street in Greeley, this home-turnedrestaurant offers an intimate Mediterranean dining experience. Be sure to try the red lentil soup and baklava, which leaves customers raving about this exotic cuisine. There are plenty of options for Vegans. Just let the welcoming staff know what you’re looking for. Rumi’s House of Kabob, “Where the food is excellent, and the people are friendly.”

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Best New Restaurant/Seafood Restaurant

Best Deli/Sandwich

Lucky Fins Seafood Grill

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4530 Centerplace Drive The best new restaurant in town also takes home the title for best seafood restaurant. Lucky Fins Seafood Grill is already making a name for itself with its service and menu selection. Grab some sushi or maybe a burger or sandwich, whatever you choose, Luck Fin’s prides itself on offering most of its menu items for for less than $15. Make sure to ask about the daily specials,;they change every lunch and dinner.

Keeping it fresh, that’s the Subway way. With more than 10 locations throughout Greeley, a satisfying made-to-order sandwich is never that far away. And with deals like a $5 foot-long sandwich, you can feed the family on a budget.

4 Jimmy Johns 4 Cheba Hut

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Best Lunch/Pizza/Takeout Roma’s

728 16th Street & 5750 W 10th Street, Suite C Well it’s no surprise that local favorite Roma’s takes home the gold for three categories in this year’s Best of Greeley. Winning best takeout, best pizza and best lunch, handcrafted pizza, Carolis and spaghetti put Roma above the rest. Endless spaghetti on Tuesday means you better go early or it’ll be hard to find a seat. Not to mention their bazooka beers and drinks. Dining downtown or on 10th Street, you’re sure to leave full and satisfied.

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Best Place for Date/Special Occasion/Anniversary, Dinner

Best Steak

Greeley Chophouse

Texas Roadhouse

Take a trip back in time to the elegant era of the 1930s at the Greeley Chophouse. Located in downtown Greeley, the Chophouse aims to bring fine dining in a romantic setting, using the choicest ingredients. Not limited to just steak and seafood, the chef caters t o all tastes. Whether you’re trying to sweep that special someone off their feet or just enjoy the best dinner in town, the Greeley Chophouse is your destination.

The Texas Roadhouse knows a good cut of steak is much more enjoyable for dinner than held against your eye to compress the swelling after a fight. They’ve perfected their steak to make it the best in Greeley. Munch on some free peanuts while you wait for your saliva-inducing steak to arrive. Then throw those peanut shells on the floor; it’s what it’s there for.

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Best Chicken Wings

Best Dessert/Pastries

The Wing Shack

Batter Up Cakes

Fall in love with the wings at the Wing Shack. This family-friendly and locally-owned restaurant specializes in Buffalo-style hot wings, featuring 12 homemade wing sauces to choose from. All-natural wings and homemade sauce selection keep the masses coming back for more. All four locations are owned and operated by Brian Seifried, Garden City mayor. Stop in and try the Bear Hot sauce. If you dare.

Batter Up Cakes never strikes out with its pastries and cakes named best in Greeley. Stop in to enjoy your favorite pastry, a cup of coffee, art, music, free wi-fi and maybe a game or two. Co-owners Jerri Jentz and Dan Mandt work as pastry chefs, baking up beautiful and exquisitely detailed cakes for all occasions. With pastries of every kind, be careful what you order, you may have trouble fitting out the door.

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Best Asian/ Chinese Restaurant Hunan Chinese Restaurant

Best BBQ Dickey’s Barbecue Pit

2028 35th Avenue

Find the best Chinese cuisine in Greeley at Hunan Chinese Restaurant. The owners bring traditional Chinese fare from Taipei, using only the freshest ingredients available. Hunan is open for lunch and dinner and also features a full-service bar and banquet room. Dine-in or carry-out, you’re sure to be back for more.

2331 23rd Avenue

This Texas-style barbecue joint prides itself on authenticity, innovation and most importantly, barbecue sauce. Beef brisket, pulled pork, ham polish sausage, turkey or chicken, there’s something for everyone to enjoy at the best barbecue joint in town.

4 Nordy’s 4 Peace Pit BBQ 4 Ambrosia 4 Wonderful Inn

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Best Breakfast

Best Hotdog The Egg & I

Red’s Dogs & Donuts

3830 W 10th Street, Suite C-1 & 2305 W 27th Street, #509A The most important meal of the day, get the fuel you need to get going at the Egg & I in Greeley. With roots in Fort Collins, the Egg & I believes in friendly people serving delicious food. Also serving lunch, you’d better get there before 2 p.m. Remember, the early bird gets seated first.

4 The Kitchen 4 Village Inn

2608 11th Avenue

An unconventional combination, Red’s Dogs and Donuts brings together two of owner Red’s (David Cohen) favorite foods. First choose your dog and then top it with all your favorites. Lastly, choose your bun for a unique dog all your own. Red’s serves only the “very best” hotdogs, using all-beef Hebrew National foot long hotdogs made with premium cuts of kosher beef and no fillers or by-products. Take a walk on the wild side with Red’s wild game brats. Smoked elk, wild boar, venison, pheasant and buffalo all offer something new for your taste buds.

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Best Italian Restaurant

Best Local Bar Patrick’s Irish Pub

Santeramo’s Pizza House & Italian Food 1229 10th Avenue

907 8th Avenue

Ben-Venuto! Welcome to the best Italian restaurant in town, Santeramo’s. A family-owned business, Michael and Cathrine Santeramo emigrated from Italy and in 1962 their oldest son Lawrence established Santeramo’s Pizza. Located in a historic building on 10th Ave in Greeley. This cozy atmosphere takes customers straight to the heart of an Italian kitchen. Serving pizza and other traditional Italian meals, Santeramo’s is the place for true Italian cooking.

Walk in, pull up a seat and grab a mug. Greeley’s own Irish pub, Patrick’s is situated at the heart of downtown. A smaller venue situated around a large bar, catch live Celtic entertainment on Tuesday nights with the Stubby Shillelaghs. With craft brews and unique import beers on tap and a great selection of whiskey, you’ll forget you’re not in Ireland. If you’re over 21, Patrick’s is the place to be any night of the week.

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Best Real Estate Agent

Best Real Estate Company

Financial Advisers/Company

Steve Baker: The Baker Team of Sears Real Estate

Sears Real Estate

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Edward Jones

Whether buying or selling, Greeley native and real estate guru Steve Baker has what it takes to get you into the home you want. An active community member, Steve can provide clients with information about the city, even assisting with hotel accommodations. When it comes time to buy or sell, let Greeley’s best Realtor help you find your next home.

It would only make sense that Greeley’s best Realtor works for the best real estate company in town too. Sears Real Estate takes home the title this year for its expansive network of dealers and can-do team attitude. Throughout the entire process of purchasing a home, including mortgage, title, appraisal and escrow, the Sears Real Estate team will be there.

Edward Jones may be a large investment firm, but their financial advisors take a personal approach to business. Edward Jones will help you reach your long-term financial goals. This personal and customer-centered approach has Greeley residents voting Edward Jones No. 1 among financial advisers.

4 Jan DePetro 4 Shelley Costigan

4 New Horizons 4 Remax

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4 UBS Financial 4 Ameriprise

Best Mortgage Company

2013

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Tonya Jenkins (TJ) had had enough of working in a cutthroat environment when she founded Home Team Lending in 2000, a company based on teamwork and an “ideal loan process.” With exceptional customer service and a focus on building relationships, TJ and staff strive to constantly grow and improve the lending process with a positive attitude and some good old-fashioned teamwork. Their hard work has earned them the title of Greeley’s best.

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Best Veterinarian

Best Dry Cleaners

Dr. Fran Freemyer 1825 9th Street

While sometimes controversial, Dr. Freemyer’s patients and their owners stand by the man they credit for saving their four-legged friends from cancer. Willing to help a sick or injured animal any time of day, Dr. Freemyer’s passion and willingness to use aggressive treatment to save a pet’s life have Greeley voting him the best veterinarian in town.

4 Dr. Edwards 4 Dr. Colin Combs

Nu-Way Cleaners 3 Convenient Locations

Clean and pressed, Nu-Way Cleaner’s five locations in Greeley deliver the best in fabric care through the family owned business. Original owners Jim and Marta Nixon came from Texas to start the new venture in Colorado. And boy is Greeley glad they stayed. Offering drapery cleaning, leather cleaning, uniform cleaning, pillow renovations, wedding gown cleaning, tailoring and alterations, and smoke and odor removal, Nu-Way Cleaners can restore almost any garment you throw at them.

4 Bennett Cleaners 4 New Idea Cleaners

Best Hair Salon/Spa

Best Florist

Best Assisted Living

Atmospheres Salon & Spa

Mariposa Plants & Flowers

Bonell Good Samaritan

For the best and brightest flowers in Greeley, visit Mariposa. A family-owned operation, Mariposa says it goes the extra mile to make your floral gift perfect. Mariposa will deliver your flowers most places in Greeley ensuring prompt and professional service. For birthdays, anniversaries, get well soon bouquets, condolences and every other occasion, Mariposa has you covered. Send some flowers today. Do you really need a reason other than to make someone smile?

At Bonell Good Samaritan Center, they believe in living life to the fullest and experiencing joy in living no matter what age you are. Providing quality retirement care, the Good Samaritan Center believes in making their facility somewhere to call home. The center includes options for different stages of life, ranging from independent senior living to rehab and skilled care. Trust that your loved ones are in good hands at Bonell Good Samaritan Center.

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Time for a new look? See the stylists at Atmospheres Salon and Spa in Greeley. Offering massage, nails, facials and hairstyling, Atmospheres helps its clients relax and rejuvenate their bodies. Passionate mastercertified specialists make clients styles their top priority. Whether you’re looking for the new you or just freshening your look a bit, Atmospheres is ready to make you look and feel your best.

4 Gwen’s Salon 4 Eleven Salon

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4 Carol Lynn – Cottonwood 4 Morgan’s Floral Company

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2013

Best of

Local Radio Host

Teacher

George Gray & the Big Kahuna

Joann Angus

George Gray and the Big Kahuna: Well, here’s the formula for a hit radio show: You get this guy who makes you believe that Elvis really isn’t dead, but living in Greeley, and pair him up with a big, friendly (maybe Hawaiian) guy and they start the show before the sun comes up in the morning, telling jokes, talking about Greeley and spinning records from the 1930s, ‘40s, ‘50s and early ‘60s. We looked up “Kahuna,” and it means he’s a priest, sorcerer, magician, or Shaman. We’re not sure what Our Kahuna is, but we like him. Who knew people would love them both? Maybe because they’re just cute and cuddly. Nah. Couldn’t be that. They also have Bob Bernd doing the news in the morning. Bob is the only Greeley newsman who actually knew Horace Greeley. It makes for one heck of a morning radio show on Pirate Radio 104.7 FM.

Let’s see now – there are a large number of people on this planet who actually ENJOY standing in front of 25 students (or many more) several times each day and trying to get them to LEARN. We’re not sure if these people are certified crazies, or just good people who want kids to succeed. We’ll believe the latter.

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Joann Angus at St. Peter’s School teaches middle school science and math, and has taught in the middle schools for 21 years. We think the kids and parents of St. Peter’s got together and flooded the voting because they love their favorite teacher. It was enough to win this race.

4 Barb Culley, third-grade teacher at Monfort Elementary School 4 Steve Burch, teacher and coach at Greeley Central High School 4 The Good Morning Guys, K99 4 Scott and Sadie, 97.9 Big Country

Best Family Activity

Best Park for a Picnic

Family Fun Plex

Glenmere Park

Family Fun Plex: They’ve got four large pools, including one for tykes, and one with rushing water, so all you have to do is relax and let the water do the exercise. They have these long, dark tunnels you can slide down (at 120 mph or so) and crash into the nice, soft water. In the pool that has current pushing you into a figure 8, they also have a giant bucket that drops about a skillion gallons of water on you every few minutes. They’ve got basketball, volleyball, weight-lifting, stationary bikes, miniature golf, baseball and softball fields, a large venue for concerts and company picnics, and ducks and geese (no, you can’t hunt them).

Glenmere Park has only been here for about 150 years, and without a doubt anyone who lived in Greeley has been to that park. Big trees, a pond with an island, ducks and geese and lions and tigers and bears, we think. Glenmere has a great playground for kids, picnic areas, fish in the pond, stone benches along the shore for fishing or just contemplating life as you sit and listen to the quiet. What else could you want? Well – restrooms, maybe. The restrooms are located under the park’s gazebo, and they’re dark, even in the daytime. It gets scarier when the lights come on. And, everyone knows that the ghost of Ralphie Glenmere will grab you if you don’t watch out.

4 Stampede 4 Bowling/Swimming

4 Bittersweet Park 4 Sanborn Park


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2013

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Book or Novel

Comic Strip

The Bible

Zits

The Bible. C’mon! Did you really think some other book would beat out the Bible in this category? We heard even the Angels were voting. It is, of course, the largest selling book in the world with 25 million copies sold every year. That’s more than Harry Potter and 50 Shades of Gray combined. You just don’t mess with those angels.

Zits is about a teen-ager with parents he drives crazy, a Volkswagen bus he just drives like crazy, a bedroom he never cleans, a family refrigerator which seems to always be empty, friends who are a little looney, a girlfriend who tries in vain to make him human. In other words, it’s a true story. Anyone who has a teen-age son or whoever was once a teen themselves can relate to Zits.

4 Harry Potter novels (by J. K. Rowling) 4 “50 Shades of Grey” (by E. L. James) 4 “From a Dead Sleep” (by John Daly)

4 Pickles 4 Family Circus

Community Event Stampede OK, you are country folk after all – we never thought this category could be won by anything else. We’ve got cowboys and horses and bulls and horses and cowgirls and horses and country singers and carnival rides and an art show, and a booth that sells water pitchers made from a cow’s leg and pig races and little kids trying to ride sheep and big kids trying to ride a bull that’s bigger than a horse trailer and a food area where you can buy a Twinkie fried on a stick. Can it get any better than that? The Greeley Stampede struggled for a couple of years, and many of us were saddened when it was rumored that they’d have to cancel the summer celebration. But the Stampede Committee members (you’ll know them by their purple sequined hats) pulled it off this year, made a profit and will be staying around. Yee-Haah!!

4 The Arts Picnic 4 Friday Fest

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Best Auto Service

Best Heat/Air Contractor

Weld County Garage

McCreery & Sun

Weld County Garage doesn’t stop its service once it’s sold you the car. Weld County Garage is there for all your service needs for the long haul. Their courteous staffs of technicians at two service centers make sure your car is maintained. Working on the philosophy of building relationships, the dealership says, “Doing business with a handshake and a smile, we do business so that someday your children will do business with our children.”

Serving Northern Colorado since 1974, locally owned McCreery & Sun helps keep you warm in the winter and cool in the summer. The business was founded on two principles: Customer service and fair pricing. Customers say, “These guys are great!”

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4 A-1 Heating & Air Conditioning 4 Greeley Furnace

4 Phil’s Pro Auto 4 DeBey’s Service

Best Carpet Cleaners

Best Place for an Oil Change

Best Tire Store

Steamway Floor to Ceiling

Grease Monkey

M&O Tires

602 8th Avenue

2520 8th Avenue • 2470 35th Avenue 5520 W 10th Street

2525 8th Avenue

Steamway Floor to Ceiling has been helping you find the flooring syle you love and keep it clean for more than 39 years. Prompt and courteous, Steamway will make those carpets look like new with their professional cleaning and restoration services. Kids, pets and spills try your best. Stains don’t stand a chance.

For a full-service oil change at a reasonable price, stop in to Grease Monkey where they treat the oil in your car as the “lifeblood” of your vehicle’s engine. Every full service oil change includes: A new oil filter; lubricate chassis; check air filter; check power steering, battery, windshield washer, transmission and differential fluid; engine coolant levels; check windshield wiper blades; check tire pressure; check exterior lights; wash exterior windows and vacuum the interior. Whew! An exhaustive list of all the service you’ll receive for a great value.

While shopping for tires can be difficult, M&O Tires makes finding the right tires a breeze with its stay small but sell big mindset. Services include tire repair, rotation and balance. With Colorado winters and Rocky Mountain summers hard on your tires, don’t wait until the last minute to see M&O Tires to keep your car safe on the road.

4 TLC Carpet Cleaning 4 Doug’s Carpet and Upholstry

4 Weld County Garage 4 Big O Tires

4 Discount Tires 4 Big O Tires


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Knowing the best care you could hope for is located just a few miles away comes as a huge relief for residents of northern Colorado. Especially when you consider that only the top 2% of the country’s 4,500 hospitals received such recognition. And only one, North Colorado Medical Center, received this honor in northern Colorado. That sort of kudos, so close by, will surely reduce your stress level. And that’s a healthy thing. BannerHealth.com/NCMC • Connect with us:

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