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DENTON’S ORIGINAL

PEOPLE’S CHOICE AWARDS Friday, April 17, 2020


JEWELERS

We appreciate our community’s support since 1974. We look forward to making it through these trying times together and making many more memories with you. Thank You for voting us

Denton’s Best Jeweler 8 Years in a row

940-383-3032 117 North Elm on the Denton Square FirstPeoplesJewelers.com


Thank you to All Our Great Customers who voted for Adams Furniture in Justin!

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Best of Denton 2020

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Editor’s Note A new year, a new look, a new opportunity to recognize the very best that Denton County has to offer. Welcome to the 2020 edition of the Best of Denton, a publication of the Denton Media Co. What you will find inside is the very best local businesses as selected by you and your neighbors. We at Denton Media Co. are pleased to provide this magazine as a resource to residents and visitors alike, your go-to source for local businesses that do it right. To be named a Best of Denton winner is an honor area businesses take to heart, as demonstrated through the banners hung in shop windows and the advertising campaigns you will see throughout the year. This is the 27th year we have recognized the businesses that define Denton County. It’s a long time to document the exceptional peaks of the local business landscape. But it’s also a testament to the

…your go-to source for local businesses that do it right.

lasting importance of a thriving local business climate – particularly now, as the ongoing coronavirus pandemic has made it that much more difficult to operate a business, both large and small. We hope you hold onto this magazine, taking the time to pore over its pages, highlighting the winners you selected yourself and discovering your new favorite destinations. And we hope you reinforce the value of good business in Denton – now, more than ever – by patronizing and congratulating the winners listed within.

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Best Auto Dealership: New JAMES WOOD AUTO PARK INC. 3906 Interstate 35E 940-591-9663 www.JamesWoodAutoPark.com www.facebook.com/jameswoodautopark www.twitter.com/jameswoodmotors What does your business specialize in? Car dealership. What steps do you take to ensure a quality product or service? Our employees are very personable with our customers. We try to make all customers feel special and appreciated. How does your experience serve your customers? James Wood has been selling new cars since 1978. We have a great deal of experience with vehicles, working on vehicles and operating all of the technology in those vehicles. What differentiates your business in the marketplace? James Wood supports the community. We are heavily involved in many events and organizations in town.

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What makes your business unique in the marketplace? We are unique, in that, we are very transparent with our customers. We explain our pricing and do not have hidden fees or try to upsell you on unnecessary things. What is your business management philosophy? Take care of our employees so they will take care of our customers. Runner-up: Bill Utter Ford Honorable Mention: Classic of Denton

Best Auto Dealership: Pre-Owned JAMES WOOD AUTO PARK INC. Runner-up: Bill Utter Ford Honorable Mention: Classic of Denton

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James Wood AutoPark, just off Interstate 35E in Denton, has been selling new cars since 1978.


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Kwik Kar — voted by local readers as the best place to get an oil change and an auto inspection — has four locations in Denton.

Best Auto Inspection KWIK KAR OIL CHANGE & AUTO CARE CENTERS OF DENTON 3507 E. University Drive, 940-382-3500 2303 W. University Drive, 940 381-9908 2233 Colorado Blvd., 940-484-1900 26737 E. University Drive, 972 347-5911 What does your business specialize in? Kwik Kar Oil Change and Auto Care Centers of Denton handles all vehicle care needs such as full-service oil change, auto maintenance and repair, brake repair, engine diagnostics, battery replacement, alignments, state inspection and much more. Kwik Kar can perform vehicles’ regular scheduled maintenance services without voiding the manufacture warranty and will usually be quicker and cost less than what the dealer will charge. What steps do you take to ensure a quality product or service? Kwik Kar Denton employs ASE-certified (highest level of training) mechanics who are qualified to work on all makes and models of vehicles, from vintage to luxury. Kwik Kar only uses the industry’s most advanced computerized diagnostic equipment and only uses the highest-quality, manufacturer-recommended parts.

How does your experience serve your customers? Kwik Kar is known for its unparalleled customer service and friendly, professional auto technicians. Oil change customers always receive a 20-point check of their vehicles which includes airing up tires, checking/filling fluid levels, hoses, courtesy vacuum and window washing. At Kwik Kar Denton customers’ ninth oil change is always free, and drivers receive 50% off any car wash with a service (car wash located at East University and Paloma Creek locations only). What differentiates your business in the marketplace? As a one-stop shop for auto care needs, Kwik Kar Denton prides itself on offering the greatest value in auto care and excellent customer service, all in four convenient locations around town. What is your business management philosophy? Kwik Kar has hands-on ownership and a highly skilled team of auto experts using the latest technology to educate customers and keep their vehicles running safely and efficiently. Runner-up: James Wood Auto Park Honorable Mention: North Texas Sticker Station

For voting Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Denton the Best Medical Center. At Texas Health Denton, we’ve grown with our growing community, bringing you some of the same technology found at major metropolitan hospitals. We offer advanced medical technologies close to home, like robotic surgery and the area’s only low-dose 512-slice CT scanner. Plus, you will find over 300 physicians on the medical staff representing more than 45 specialties ranging from neonatology, for our tiniest citizens, to cardiology, for every beat of your heart. So when you and your family need it most, the care you need is right here in your own backyard.

Heart & Vascular Services ■ Electrophysiology ■ CT Cardiac Imaging Robotic Surgery ■ Neonatology ■ Neurology ■ Weight Loss Surgery Endovascular Surgery ■ Orthopedics & Sports Medicine Emergency Care ■ Neck & Back Program ■ Women & Infants Care Cancer Care ■ General Surgery ■ Critical Care Wound Care & Hyperbaric Treatment Center ■ Stroke Care

1-877-THR-WELL TexasHealth.org/Denton

Doctors on the medical staffs practice independently and are not employees or agents of Texas Health hospitals or Texas Health Resources. © 2020


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Best Auto Service/Repair TOMMY’S HI TECH AUTO 620 Fort Worth Drive 940-222-4491 tommyht.com www.facebook.com/tommyhitech What does your business specialize in? Auto repair. What steps do you take to ensure a quality product or service? We have ASE certified technicians, we do a free multi-point inspection, we will even take you out to your vehicle and show you exactly what is wrong with it if there is anything wrong because we truly believe in complete transparency. We also warranty all our repairs with a 7-year/77,000-mile warranty! How does your experience serve your customers? The shop is run by real people who just want to serve those in our community.

We all have families and real lives — we are busy, just like our customers and understand how it feels to need a reliable vehicle that isn’t going to cost an arm and a leg. Michael, our owner, is a busy dad — with three very small children, and wants to serve families well. That’s why we are often helping the community with things like “Fix My Ride” where we fix vehicles for free for families in need in Denton. What differentiates your business in the marketplace? We go above and beyond for our customers — for instance, we offer free loaner cars with repairs, we will drive customers from the shop to work, home, the mall or anywhere else they want go in the Denton area. We also will pick up and drop off vehicles for people, so they don’t even need to leave work or home. We stand behind our work so much that we even offer the best warranty in all of Texas — 7 years/77,000 miles! Plus, we have true expert mechanics who are ASE certified and know their stuff. What is your business management

Best Oil Change KWIK KAR

Runner-up: James Wood Auto Park Honorable Mention: Tommy’s Hi Tech Auto

Best Paint and Body Shop CALIBER COLLISION DENTON

Runner-up: James Wood Autopark Honorable Mention: Gene’s Paint & Body Shop

Best Towing & Wrecker Service B&O TOWING

219 N. Locust St. 940-387-6589 www.bandotowing.com www.facebook.com/BO-Service-Towing-315266746801 What does your business specialize in? We have been providing the Denton area with quality, professional service since 1993, carrying on the tradition of those who started B&O in 1957. We pride ourselves in attention to detail and treating the customer with respect. High morals and quality service are what B&O Towing is all about. What steps do you take to ensure a quality product or service? We treat every customer as if they were our own family. Our drivers are courteous and professional. Whether it’s charging fair prices,

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Tommy’s Hi Tech Auto wins readers’ votes for Best Auto Service/Repair thanks to its staff’s service and transparency. philosophy? Our core values are God. Serve. Fun. Educate. Profit.

or going the extra mile in handling a vehicle, we always strive to do right by the customer. How does your experience serve your customers? B&O has been in existence for over 60 years. Our family has owned it since 1993. There is nothing in this business that we haven’t seen nor aren’t prepared for. Not only have we been committed to Denton for decades but we are constantly seeking to improve our methods, technology and service. What differentiates your business in the marketplace? We are family-owned, and we are committed to be fair to the customer and inspire repeat business. Needing a tow isn’t a situation one wants to find themselves in, but they can take comfort in knowing we are there to take care of them promptly, carefully, and fairly. What makes your business unique in the marketplace? Again, family-owned, and located in downtown one block north of the Square. We offer full mechanical repairs as well. What is your business management philosophy? High morals. Fair prices. Attention to detail. Hard work. Runner-up: Akers Towing Honorable Mention: Pro-Tow Wrecker Service

Best Car Wash THE WASH FACTORY CAR WASH Runner-up: Buc-ee’s Honorable Mention: Kwik Kar

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Runner-up: J&M Automotive Honorable Mention: Calvert Automotive Inc.

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B&O Towing, a repeat winner for Best Towing & Wrecker Service, is located just a block north of the downtown Square. Readers give high marks to The Wash Factory’s two Denton locations. Al Key/DRC file photo


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BARS & NIGHTLIFE

Best Bar EAST SIDE DENTON

Runner-up: Harvest House Honorable Mention: Paschall Bar

Best Bartending Staff EAST SIDE DENTON Runner-up: Miss Angeline’s Honorable Mention: Oak St. Drafthouse & Cocktail Parlor

Best Beer Selection EAST SIDE DENTON Runner-up: Oak St. Drafthouse & Cocktail Parlor Honorable Mention: Denton County Brewing Company

Best Drink Menu MISS ANGELINE’S Runner-up: Paschall Bar Honorable Mention: East Side Denton

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Runner-up: East Side Denton Honorable Mention: Miss Angeline’s

Fans gather at East Side Denton to cheer on the U.S. women in the Women’s World Cup final in July.

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Meals on Wheels Hospice & Palliative Care

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CROSSROADS COCKTAILS & KARAOKE Runner-up: Denton County Brewing Company Honorable Mention: Andy’s Bar

Best Live Music Venue

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Dan’s Silverleaf — readers’ pick for Best Live Music Venue — has been bringing roots, rock, country, experimental music and more to Industrial Street since 2002.

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Runner-up: Harvest House Honorable Mention: LSA Burger Co.

Best Patio EAST SIDE DENTON Runner-up: Harvest House Honorable Mention: LSA Burger Co.

Best Pool Tables JR POCKETS Runner-up: Harvest House Honorable Mention: RT’s Neighborhood Bar

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A gin martini at Paschall Bar, the speakeasy-like spot tucked away above Andy’s Bar on the downtown Square.

JR Pockets, at 1127 Fort Worth Drive, has served Denton for more than three decades.

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Thank you! To all the DRC readers that voted for us. hotorcold.net 940.387.1911 DENTON, TX

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THANK YOU DENTON!

We service, sell & install all brands. Call us today and ask about our Indoor Air Quality products and daily specials! Thank you, DRC readers, it is truly an honor to be distinguished by our community. If I may, I’d like to give thanks to some people. First, I would like to give thanks to Jesus Christ, my Lord and Savior, and the gift of salvation. Second, I would like to say thanks to the people of our community. Y'all have entrusted us in your businesses and your homes, and that’s a great feeling. Last, I would like to give a special thanks to our employees and their families. And I would like to recognize my wife, Vanetta and our four kids. Y'all are all honest and generous people who support one another and I am grateful to be teamed up with such amazing folks. In conclusion, we here at PRK Services, Inc., are running various specials throughout the year. Go to our website, www.fixac.com and add it to your favorites so y'all can view the latest promotions or give us a call at 940-382-8554. We can handle your maintenance, service, indoor air quality and replacement HVAC needs. Thanks again Everyone! Keith A Shugart

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BARS & NIGHTLIFE

Best Sports Bar EAST SIDE DENTON

Runner-up: The Dive Honorable Mention: RT’s Neighborhood Bar

Best Wine List STEVE’S WINE BAR

Runner-up: Wine Squared Honorable Mention: Hannah’s Off the Square

Setting the Standard • Fast and Reliable 24 • Hour Towing Services

Covering the D/FW Metro Jumpstarts • Lock Out Services Fuel Delivery • Tire Changes

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Best Hair Salon SALON LAPAGE

2900 Wind River Lane, Suite 140 940-380-1110 www.salonlapage.com What does your business specialize in? Salon LaPage specializes in color. We believe in furthering our education and giving the best results for our guests. What steps do you take to ensure a quality product or service? Salon LaPage devotes a vast amount of time and dedication to advance training. We start off with a 40-week associate training program, monthly in-house training and quarterly classes with Redken and Pureology. We also have a consulting firm, Summit Salon Business Center, that ensures we are well rounded and that all areas of the business are healthy. A happy company is a healthy company. How does your experience serve your customers? My personal experience of 29 years in the beauty industry is my passion. I love people, beauty and making others feel special. I cannot imagine not being in this amazing, ever growing and ever changing

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BEAUTY industry. Having 29 years’ experience and still loving every second of it serves our guests, by ensuring them commitment, passion and devotion. What differentiates your business in the marketplace? Salon culture, happiness and education. We are a family of artists, all different, all backgrounds, but with one goal: making others feel amazing, look amazing and bringing joy to everyone we meet. What makes your business unique in the marketplace? Salon LaPage is unique by always giving back to the community. We love to support and serve Denton. Eleven years in the community has allowed us to partner with many local 501(c)3s and allow our guests to participate in giving back as well. What is your business management philosophy? In all we do, every business decision must be a triple win. The guest, the team and the company must all be equally valued and considered with all decisions. Runner-up: Denton Color Lab Honorable Mention: Davanti Salon and Spa

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Best Hair Salon winner Salon LaPage, in Denton’s Unicorn Lake development, is proud of giving back to the community.

North Denton 2038 W University Dr #104 Denton, TX 76201 940.514.1505

South Denton 262 S I-35 East Denton, TX 76205 940.514.0520

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The Bearded Lady, which operates out of its General Store at 110 W. Oak St. as well as a nearby truck on Austin Street, is the winner of Best Barber Shop.

LashUp BrowDown, at 519 S. Carroll Blvd., specializes in eyelash extensions, microblading and permanent makeup.

Best Barber Shop

Best Lash and Brow

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LASHUP BROWDOWN Runner-up: Denton Color Lab Honorable Mention: The Lash Room

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Denton’s Best Pool Builder and Best Pool Service Company

Thank you Denton! Eleven Outstanding Years! 940-380-1110

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FOR VOTING US BEST TATTOO SHOP IN THE BEST OF DENTON!

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Best Nail Salon BELLA SALON & SPA

Runner-up: Deluxe Nails & Spa Honorable Mention: DFW Nail Bar

Best Massage Center/Spa SOMA MASSAGE THERAPY

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BEAUTY therapist have an opportunity to communicate about their goals for the session. We always want our clients to feel safe in our space, and that is accomplished by hiring excellent and professional therapists who take their time communicating with our clients, each and every time. What differentiates your business in the marketplace? The three things that make Soma stand out from the rest are our no-tipping policy, our “Massage for a Cause” program, and the fact that each one-hour massage is actually booked as a 75-minute appointment at no extra cost, to ensure that our clients have an opportunity to communicate with us about their needs and goals for the day. We are very proud of our “Massage for a Cause” program. We know that healthy and strong clients require a healthy and strong community, so we are always looking for ways to give back! Every month we ask for donations for various nonprofits in our area, and when a client contributes something (no matter how big or small) we enter their name into a drawing to win a free one-hour massage! We also regularly donate free massage gift certificates for fundraisers (we especially love our public schools). What makes your business unique

in the marketplace? Our no-tipping policy is pretty revolutionary in the field of massage. But we make sure to pay our therapists well so that our clients don’t have to stress about the extra cost of tipping. It also minimizes stress for our massage therapists, because they know that their paychecks will remain steady and consistent. Additionally, we believe that as professionally trained massage therapists, we belong more in the healthcare field than in the service industry — and if you’ve never tipped your physical therapist or chiropractor before, then there’s no need to tip us, either! What is your business management philosophy? For most businesses, they’ll answer that “the customer always comes first.” And though we deeply care for our clients, here at Soma Massage Therapy, I believe that our hardworking and committed team of therapists come first. I believe that if I treat our massage therapists well, pay them fairly, trust them and treat them with kindness and compassion, then they in turn will take care of the clients and the business. Caring for our therapists has always been my No. 1 priority — and the rest has always naturally

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learned from other professionals at the top of our trade. How does your experience serve your customers? Our artists have over 105 years’ combined experience. Our piercers have over 50 years’ combined experience. Our customer service rep/shop help have over five years of retail skills experience and we have found that making customers completely happy is the only acceptable way to serve them. What differentiates your business in the marketplace? Making customers proud of their decision to trust us with their body modification is what makes us tick. What makes your business unique in the marketplace? A comprehensive approach to artwork excellence, cleanliness, atmosphere, procedure and attitude. What is your business management philosophy? Treat customers the way we would expect to be treated and always provide quality in every facet of what we do. Runner-up: Dark Age Tattoo Studio Honorable Mention: Smilin’ Ricks

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Best Child Care

LIFE & FUN A child plays with a color-changing light table at Explorium, Denton’s nonprofit children’s museum. Readers say it’s the best place in town for a kid’s birthday party.

FIRST UNITED METHODIST CHURCH (CHILDREN’S DAY OUT/FUNSTOP) 201 S. Locust St. 940-382-5478 fumcdenton.com www.facebook.com/fumcdenton twitter.com/FumcDentonTX

What does your organization specialize in? Child care. What steps do you take to ensure a quality product or service? We provide a safe, loving, engaging environment and are committed to promoting the social, emotional, physical, cognitive and spiritual development of every child in our care. How does your experience serve your customers? FUMC-Denton Children’s Day Out child care center and FunStop K-8 out-ofschool care for kids have been voted Best of Denton child care from 2015 to 2019. Thanks to a dedicated staff, a carefully developed curriculum and great amenities, we can offer the best quality child care in the area. What differentiates your organization in the marketplace? We are the only program that offers care from infants to eighth-graders. CDO cares for our littlest ones ages 0-4, and FunStop cares for kids when they’re out of school, grades K-8. What makes your organization unique in the marketplace? The opportunities and amenities that we have created for our kids, including: the Outdoor Learning Center, the Mud Kitchen and the Buddy Bench. What is your business management philosophy? Serving families of the entire Denton community by providing a stellar experience for infants through eighth graders. Runner-up: First Baptist Child Development Center Honorable Mention: Countryside Montessori, Wellspring Christian Academy

Best Children’s Birthday Party Venues EXPLORIUM 5800 Interstate 35, Suite 214 940-320-5444 www.exploriumdenton.org www.facebook.com/exploriumdenton What does your organization specialize in?

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We are the only children’s museum in Denton! We provide opportunities for children and their families to learn and play together What steps do you take to ensure a quality product or service? Safety is super important, and we treat every visitor like they are a donor. How does your experience serve your customers? Being a parent gives me a parent’s vantage point on everything we do. The other leadership and I have degrees in family studies and human development, and most of our staff is working on degrees in these fields, so that helps us keep things relevant. It’s a learning lab for our staff as well! What differentiates your organization in the marketplace? We are the only place in Denton that has not just indoor play space but fosters meaningful family experiences that create lasting memories. What makes your organization unique in the marketplace? We are the only children’s museum in Denton. Explorium is a great place to spend quality family time together. What is your business management philosophy? Get the right people on the bus and sit back and watch your business grow. Runner-up: Altitude Trampoline Park Honorable Mention: Beth Marie’s Old Fashioned Ice Cream & Soda Fountain

Best Community Event DENTON ARTS & JAZZ FESTIVAL

972-880-5470 www.dentonjazzfest.com What does your organization specialize in? Special event featuring music and art. What steps do you take to ensure a quality product or service? Always provide something for everyone. How does your experience serve your customers?

It’s a free event, so everyone benefits. Runner-up: Denton’s Day of the Dead Festival Honorable Mention: Denton Community Market

Best Children’s Birthday Party Vendors PJ’S PARTY RENTAL AND ESSENTIALS Runner-up: Joe’s Jumps Honorable Mention: My Repertoire Face Painting

Best Dance Studio A TIME TO DANCE STUDIO 3588 FM2181, Hickory Creek 940-498-4000 www.attds.com www.facebook.com/atimeto.dance.3 What does your business specialize in? Dance and caring for people! We have ballet, modern, tap, jazz, acro, musical theater, adult classes and more! What steps do you take to ensure a quality product or service? Accountability, continued education and training for our staff is huge for us! Having a staff that cares about each dancer and their families motivates our staff to go above and beyond — it is not just a job for us, it is a calling. How does your experience serve your customers? My personal experience as the owner is very special to me. I started dancing at A Time to Dance at age 6. I grew up in this studio as a dancer, being impacted by the love, kindness and professionalism of the staff. This was a second home to me growing up and it has impacted how I wanted to live my life and serve others and God. It is important to me that each dancer is given that same kind of opportunity and care that I had growing up, so more than anything we continually strive to be a place for this next generation to be impacted. We want

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to speak encouragement, life and truth into every single dancer, every single class! What differentiates your business in the marketplace? Our culture is one of our most important things that we strive to have! Our culture poster that hangs in our lobby says what makes us different best: In Christ we live and Move. We have positive role models. We believe that all children have God-given worth. We believe in family first. We have age-appropriate choreography, costumes and music! We encourage creativity. We believe that movement matters. We are building self-confidence. We are building authentic friendships. We believe that persistence pays off. Dance lessons teach life lessons. To everything there is a season ... A Time to Dance. What makes your business unique in the marketplace? I think that fact that we have been in business for 30 years this year and many of the dancers who grew up dancing here are now bringing their children to dance at A Time to Dance! They remember the beautiful impact that Miss Pam (the original owner, who still teaches many of our children’s classes) and the staff made on them and they want the same experience for their child! It’s a humbling and a unique position to be in, to have a business that specializes in making a difference. We would not have it any other way! What is your business management philosophy? The dancer is more important that the dance. This is the quote from the original owner who opened ATTDS 30 years ago. We teach dance — yes, to give great dance instruction, but more importantly to build character, confidence and life skills that will last the dancer a lifetime. Each dancer has God-given worth that we see every single class! Runner-up: Denton Dance Conservatory Honorable Mention: Denton Ballet Academy

Best Live Theater DENTON COMMUNITY THEATRE Runner-up: Denton High School Theatre Honorable Mention: UNT Dance & Theatre

Best Movie Theatre ALAMO DRAFTHOUSE

Runner-up: Denton Movie Tavern Honorable Mention: Cinemark


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Best Martial Arts Studio DENTON TAEKWONDO ACADEMY

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Denton Taekwondo Academy, located at Stonehill Center on the city’s north side, has been in Denton since 1986. your customers? I’ve been fortunate to have trained with some of the pioneers of taekwondo since I started in 1978. In the early days as a young instructor, my students tested at the American Taekwondo Association’s national headquarters when they (and I) were in Little Rock, Arkansas. From there we formed an organization called the United States Taekwondo Federation, with Jim Bottin at the helm. Many years later, I still keep in touch with friends to share ideas and stories. The students who have trained with us over the decades appreciate that

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working as a team to accomplish big goals. Runner-up: Reding Martial Arts Honorable Mention: Aikido of Denton

Best Health & Fitness Club CAMP GLADIATOR

Multiple locations and times in Denton and the area. Visit www.campgladiator.com, or call a local trainer at 817-680-1632. What does your business specialize in? Fitness. What steps do you take to ensure a quality product or service? Ongoing education. How does your experience serve your customers? Deliver a quality fitness program. What differentiates your business in the marketplace? We are very engaged in the community! What makes your business unique in the marketplace? We are an OUTDOOR fitness company. Runner-up: Planet Fitness Honorable Mention: North Lakes Recreation Center

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Best Place to Create Arts/Crafts SCRAP DENTON Runner-up: Painting With a Twist Honorable Mention: Wildflower Art Studio

Best Gymnastics ACHIEVERS GYMNASTICS CENTER 3014 S. Interstate 35E 940-484-4900 www.achieversgymnastics.com What does your business specialize in? Gymnastics, cheer and ninja warrior instruction from beginner to advanced (team). What steps do you take to ensure a quality product or service? We have 28 years of experience serving the Denton community. Education of staff and emphasis on safety. How does your experience serve your customers? We are constantly striving to better our product and pride ourselves on our communication and customer service. What differentiates your business in the marketplace? We teach kids to achieve, not just gymnastics, cheer or ninja. What makes your business unique in the marketplace? We are one of the few gyms in the North Texas area that offers boys gymnastics at all levels. What is your business management philosophy? We train our staff to be the best they can be and let them do their jobs. Runner-up: Denton Gymnastics Academy Honorable Mention: Corinth Gymnastics

Best Private Golf Club DENTON COUNTRY CLUB

1213 Country Club Road 940-464-0077 www.dentoncc.org What does your business specialize in? Golf, tennis, fitness, swimming, fine dining and private events. What steps do you take to ensure a quality product or service? We strive to enhance the member experience with continued improvements to the amenities of the club. What makes your business unique in the marketplace?

LIFE & FUN We are a privately owned, nonprofit club with the best views in Denton County. We are “the best kept secret in Denton County.” Runner-up: Lantana Golf Club Honorable Mention: Oakmont Country Club

Best Public Golf Course ROBSON RANCH WILDHORSE GOLF COURSE

9448 Ed Robson Circle 940-246-1012 www.robsonranchgolfclub.com What does your business specialize in? Anything to do with golf — 27-hole golf course; golf pro shop with merchandise, clubs, golf balls, hats, etc.; golf instruction. We have a full-service restaurant and bar. What steps do you take to ensure a quality product or service? We have a servant’s heart and strive to make the golfer’s experience here very enjoyable. How does your experience serve your customers? We have PGA professionals on staff and many of our employees have been in the golf business for a long time. What differentiates your business in the marketplace? We offer 27 holes of golf and have been rated 4.9 out of 5.0 with Golf Now. What makes your business unique in the marketplace? Our golf course creates a magnificent centerpiece surrounded by beautiful Texas countryside vistas, with natural habitat areas preserved as part of the environment. What is your business management philosophy? The primary focus of each member of our team is on making sure the golfer enjoys a relaxing day with friends on the links. Runner-up: Timberlinks at Denton Honorable Mention: Lake Park Golf Course

Best Recreational Vehicles & Equipment McCLAIN’S RV SUPERSTORE 5601 S. I-35E, Corinth 940-498-4330 www.mcclainsrv.com What does your business specialize in? Selling and servicing towable and motorized RVs. What steps do you take to ensure a quality product or service? Partnered with only the three best

manufacturers in the business who all conduct pre-delivery inspections as well as our own very thorough inspection before delivery along with a thorough instructional walk-through. How does your experience serve your customers? Fifty-six-plus years has allowed us to weed out bad manufacturers of RVs and fine-tune our sales and service process with the manufacture partners we have kept. Over 42 years with Winnebago, over 26 years with KZ, and we have been with Grand Design since their inception. These partnerships help us take care of our customers at a higher level than most. What differentiates your business in the marketplace? We sell fun and we know it! Nobody needs an RV but they buy them for fun, memories and adventures, which puts our guests and employees in a great place when interacting. What makes your business unique in the marketplace? Longevity — 56-plus years means a lot of things for our employees and customers that all lead to a better buying and ownership experience. What is your business management philosophy? Our employees and customers come first and the bottom line will always be in line. Our customer culture is taught at every level: Customers are the most important people in our business. Customers are not dependent on us, we are dependent on them. Customers are not an interruption of our work, they are our purpose. Customers are part of our business, they are not outsiders. Customers are not just statistics. Customers are people who bring us their wants and needs, and it is our job to fulfill them. Customers are the lifeblood of our business. Runner-up: Cycle Center of Denton Honorable Mention: Camping World

Best Wedding & Event Venue TWU’S LITTLE CHAPEL-IN-THE-WOODS

1200 Frame St. 940-898-3516 www.twuspecialevents.com What does your business specialize in? Texas Woman’s University Conference Services specializes in wedding ceremonies both indoor in the Little Chapel in-the-Woods and outdoor in University Gardens. Our ballrooms in Hubbard Hall are now open to the public! For more information give us a call at 940-898-3516. How does your experience serve

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your customers? We’ve been proudly serving our community with exceptional wedding services for over 80 years. We strive to make our clients’ biggest day memorable! What makes your venue unique in the marketplace? Our Little Chapel in-the-Woods is ranked one of the top 10 architectural achievements in the state of Texas. All the interior design was done by our TWU Fine Arts students back in the 1930s. We are the only chapel in the nation that has the woman as the leading role. We love our chapel and invite you to come see it for yourself! We are open to the public every day from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Runner-up: Ashton Gardens Honorable Mention: Barnett Estates

Best Private/ Group Music Lessons BONDURIS SCHOOL OF MUSIC Runner-up: The (Ghost) Note Honorable Mention: UNT String Project

Best Yoga Studio TWISTED BODIES 709 S. Elm St. 940 514-1170 www.twistedbodies.com @twistedbodiesyp What does your business specialize in? Our business specializes in “training bodies intelligently.” In addition to our group classes and private training, we also offer injury prevention and recovery training, post mastectomy therapeutic training and affordable nationally recognized teacher training programs (Pilates, YTT, aerial yoga and aerial Pilates). What steps do you take to ensure a quality product or service? We keep our class sizes small to allow for as much individualized instruction as possible. All of our instructors consistently maintain their continuing education hours, keeping them up to date on the most recent cutting-edge research and training methods. What makes your business unique in the marketplace? Twisted Bodies combines fitness with education. It is our goal to not only provide you with a daily fitness regimen but to also educate you within that setting about your body and why each exercise benefits you. Runner-up: Karma Yoga Denton Honorable Mention: Denton Yoga Center


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207 S. Bell Ave. 940-514-1444 www.boca31.com What does your business specialize in? Latin street food. What steps do you take to ensure a quality product or service? Always using fresh ingredients and hire people that care. We train our staff to provide great, friendly service. How does your experience serve your customers? Working in high-end restaurants and hotels has helped me (owner Andres Meraz) train my staff the right way. What differentiates your business in the marketplace? Different flavors. You can get a delicious meal at a very affordable price. What makes your business unique in the marketplace? We want to offer a culinary experience rather than just food. What is your business management philosophy? Take care of our employees so they will be happy taking care of our customers. Runner-up: New York Sub Hub Honorable Mention: El Matador Restaurant

1633 Scripture St. 940-382-5437 www.mrchopsticks.com What does your business specialize in? We are an Asian restaurant. What steps do you take to ensure a quality product or service? Attention to detail and good quality products. We understand that honesty and friendliness are vital for business. How does your experience serve your customers? After 35 years in this same business, you know what brings the customers back. What differentiates your business in the marketplace? Honesty, friendliness, quality food and good prices. What is your business management philosophy? Make sure that customers feel they get more than what they paid for. Runner-up: Komodo Loco Honorable Mention: Blue Ginger

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Runner-up: Komodo Loco Honorable Mention: Seven Mile Cafe

Best Bubble Tea KUNG FU TEA Runner-up: Naranja Cafe Honorable Mention: Bubble Well

Runner-up: Double Dave’s Honorable Mention: Buffet King

Best Candy Store ATOMIC CANDY 105 W. Hickory St. 940-383-3780 atomic-candy.com What does your business specialize in? Candy, sodas, novelty items.

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Best Deli/Sub/ Sandwich Shop NEW YORK SUB-HUB

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Best Donut Shop DENTON DONUTS Runner-up: Back Dough Honorable Mention: Unicorn Donuts & Cafe

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Best Eats & Drinks on the Denton Square LSA BURGER CO.

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Runner-up: Hannah’s Off the Square Honorable Mention: Queenie’s Steakhouse

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Best Food Truck THE PICKLED CARROT

Runner-up: El Taco Taxi Honorable Mention: Freddy’s Tacos

Best Frozen Treat BETH MARIE’S OLD FASHIONED ICE CREAM & SODA FOUNTAIN 117 W. Hickory St.; 940-384-1818 2900 Wind River Lane, Suite 148; 940-591-1010 www.bethmaries.com @bethmariesic What does your business specialize in? Premium quality homemade ice cream served in a fun and enjoyable setting. What steps do you take to ensure a quality product or service? Well-supervised, high-quality controlled production and service, in a fun and clean setting. What differentiates your business in the marketplace? Wide variety of premium ice cream flavors served in a fun and enjoyable atmosphere.

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Best Hamburger LSA BURGER CO. Runner-up: Denton County Independent Hamburger Honorable Mention: RG Burgers and Grill

Best Homestyle BABE’S CHICKEN DINNER HOUSE Runner-up: Cartwright’s Ranch House Honorable Mention: OldWest Cafe

Best Italian GIUSEPPE’S ITALIAN RESTAURANT Runner-up: Don Camillo Italian Cuisine Honorable Mention: J&J’s Pizza

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OldWest Cafe serves up breakfast and lunch at 2420 S. Interstate 35E. Al Key/DRC

Best Breakfast OLDWEST CAFE

Runner-up: Seven Mile Cafe Honorable Mention: Egg House Cafe

Best Mexican/ Tex-Mex MILPA KITCHEN & CANTINA

Runner-up: El Matador Restaurant Honorable Mention: Mazatlan Restaurant

Best Most Romantic Restaurant

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Best Meat Counter LA AZTECA MEAT MARKET Runner-up: Sprouts Honorable Mention: Cain’s Meat Market

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BEST CANDY STORE BESTSPECIALTYSTORE

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Best New Restaurant Opened in 2019 COTTON PATCH CAFE Runner-up: Gyro 360 Honorable Mention: Zoe’s Kitchen

Best Seafood HOOCHIE’S OYSTER HOUSE Runner-up: Frilly’s Seafood Bayou Kitchen Honorable Mention: Komodo Loco

Best Smoothies & Juice JUICE LAB

Runner-up: Smoothie King Honorable Mention: Harvest House

Best Steak TEXAS ROADHOUSE Runner-up: Queenie’s Steakhouse Honorable Mention: Outback Steakhouse

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Best Taco TORCHY’S TACOS Runner-up: Rusty Taco Honorable Mention: Boca 31

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Best Veggie Fare/ Health Food SPIRAL DINER & BAKERY

Runner-up: Seven Mile Cafe Honorable Mention: Juice Lab

Best Wings WINGSTOP Runner-up: BoomerJack’s Grill & Bar Honorable Mention: Buffalo Wild Wings

Best Pizza J&J’S PIZZA 118 W. Oak St. 940-382-7769 www.jandjpizzadenton.com What does your business specialize in? Pizza, subs and Italian specialties. What steps do you take to ensure a quality product or service? We only buy fresh ingredients and

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100 W. Mulberry St. 940-387-8182 www.k-a-studio.com What does your business specialize in? Commercial architectural design. What steps do you take to ensure a quality product or service? We have a structured system of checks and reviews within our studio, as well as highly effective construction administration, using a hands-on approach. How does your experience serve your customers? With over 42 years of continued service, our broad range of experience in many different types of building and construction methods directly benefits our clients. What differentiates your business in the marketplace? We genuinely care about our clients and we listen to what their vision is for their project. We strive to reflect their vision in the final product. What makes your business unique in the marketplace? We are a verified veteran-owned business as well as a certified small business. We pride ourselves on providing the best customer service in our industry. Runner-up: Bates Martin Architects Honorable Mention: Design Classics

Best Builders KEY CUSTOM HOMES 2421 Fort Worth Drive 940-566-3239 www.keycustomhomes.com www.facebook.com/keycustomhomes What does your business specialize in? Residential and commercial building. What steps do you take to ensure a quality product or service? We see each project as a new challenge and an opportunity to do what we love. Seeing our ideas start on paper and come to life for our ... How does your experience serve your customers? ... 30 years building in the Denton area. What differentiates your business in the marketplace? Both my wife Cheryl and I were born and raised in Denton. What is your business management philosophy? Bringing elegance and luxury in the

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Key Custom Homes has three decades of experience building in the Denton area. form of personalized custom homes has been the goal of master builder Kent Key since 1982. Runner-up: Manning Construction and Roofing Honorable Mention: Tim Beaty Builders

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Founded in 1989, Title Resources is a locally-owned titled company with the largest fully-trained professional staff in the city of Denton. Since the beginning, Title Resources has always had an onsite abstract plant with experienced professionals, which sets them apart from other title companies in the area. The plant’s records are sovereign and date back to the 1840s. The fast, timely service on all phases of your real estate transactions keeps Title Resources a forerunner in the industry since its beginning.

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927 Imperial Drive 940-300-0050 www.dentoncountycarpetcleaning.com What does your business specialize in? Residential, commercial and property management carpet cleaning services. What steps do you take to ensure a quality product or service? We use the best cleaning products on the market and take pride in every job we do. How does your experience serve your customers? We have 27 years of experience and we are a family-owned and operated local business What differentiates your business in the marketplace? We run four truck-mounted cleaning vans, so we are able to get to our customers’ needs promptly. What makes your business unique in the marketplace? We have been a local family-owned and operated business from the very start of the company. What is your business management philosophy? To be hands for our customer’s needs. We will make every effort to make sure that every customer is happy with our service. Runner-up: O’Bryan’s Carpet Cleaning Honorable Mention: Champion Carpet Cleaning

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1815 N. Elm St. 940-382-3232 www.smittysfloorcovering.com What does your business specialize in? We specialize in all types of flooring. We carry a multitude of samples for carpet, tile, laminate, wood and luxury vinyl plank. Besides flooring we do showers, tub surrounds and kitchen back-splashes. We also offer carpet and ceramic tile cleaning. What steps do you take to ensure a quality product or service? We take pride in our products and our service so we stay updated with all the new flooring and installation techniques. How does your experience serve your customers? Being in business for 62 years we have accumulated a lot of years of experience in all types of flooring, which we can educate our customers with the knowledge they need to select the right flooring for them. What differentiates your business in

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FOR THE HOME Maid in America specializes in residential and commercial cleaning services.

MAID IN AMERICA 519 S. Carroll Blvd., Suite 104 940-243-8164 texasmaidinamerica.com What does your business specialize in? Residential and commercial cleaning services, and move-in move-out cleaning. How does your experience serve your customers? We concentrate on quality cleaning, 100% customer satisfaction. What differentiates your business in the marketplace? We are extremely customer-focused, and because of this we have established a reputation of high-quality service. We are happy to support the Denton community through charity drives and donated cleaning hours. What makes your business unique in the marketplace? We concentrate on high-quality cleaning with a customer service focus. We back this with our 100% satisfaction guarantee on cleanings. All our technicians are thoroughly screened and legal to work in the United States. Runner-up: Molly Maid Honorable Mention: Maid Pro

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What differentiates your business in the marketplace? Vast amount of knowledge, experience in the electrical field — we have four master electricians within the company — and personal attention and service. What is your business management philosophy? To provide a service we would want provided for ourselves. Quality work for a reasonable price. Runner-up: Ferguson Electric Honorable Mention: C&G Electric Inc.

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DENTON ELECTRIC INC. 4205 Mesa Drive 940-387-1312 www.dentonelectricinc.com What does your business specialize in? Electrical contractor: service and maintenance work, residential, commercial, retrofitting of lighting in residential and commercial. What steps do you take to ensure a quality product or service? Knowledgeable staff and techs in the field. Timely service, attention to detail with the customer and project at hand. How does your experience serve your customers? We have owned the shop for 31 years. The shop has been a part of the Denton community since 1922. We were raised here in Denton and understand Denton is still a small town in many ways. The variety of work/services we provide in the area consists of maintenance, service work, new and remodel residential work, lamp repairs, design/build work, new and remodel commercial work, retrofitting of residential and commercial lighting.

How does your experience serve your customers? Our years of experience ensures our customers get quality service at an affordable price. What differentiates your business in the marketplace? Our company culture is to promote a “give first” mentality. Our focus is on the people we serve and less on profit. What makes your business unique in the marketplace? Our services are based on what is right and true. What is your business management philosophy? Our philosophy is to serve our employees, our most valuable assets, who will, in return, take care of our customers. Runner-up: BCI Mechanical Inc. Honorable Mention: Strittmatter Air Conditioning, Heating, Plumbing & Roofing

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Best Heating & Air Conditioning Company WORK ENVIRONMENTAL 2321 Fort Worth Drive 940-387-1911 hotorcold.net www.facebook.com/workenvironmental www.twitter.com/hotorcold_hvac What does your business specialize in? Residential and commercial air conditioning and heating. What steps do you take to ensure a quality product or service? Along with our decades of experience, continuing education plays a vital role in providing quality service to our customers.

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2303 Colorado Blvd. 940-382-4340 www.thedesignhousedfw.com What does your business specialize in? Kitchen and bath remodel, flooring, granite/quartz countertops and window treatments. What steps do you take to ensure a quality product or service? We have a 10,000-square feet showroom with the most up-to-date products, staffed with educated and well-trained designers and staff who truly care about the outcome of the project and the customer’s experience. How does your experience serve your customers? We have designers on staff that have over 15 years’ experience as well as field supervisors who have 25-30 years of experience installing. Our installers have anywhere from 10-25 years’ experience installing flooring and countertop products.

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What differentiates your business in the marketplace? We are able to do any project of any size — we have electricians, plumbers, painters, carpenters and sheetrockers who work with our team on a daily basis. We are not just a flooring store. What makes your business unique in the marketplace? We have in-house graphic designers that can show you before and after projections of your project! What is your business management philosophy? We strive to be the area’s best provider of superior design, quality products, installation and build services. We add value for our customers through foresight, integrity and excellent performance, serving with character and purpose that brings honor to God. Runner-up: Manning Construction and Roofing Honorable Mention: Imagine Renovations

Best Fencing ALL TEXAS FENCE LLC 4000 S Stemmons Freeway, Lake Dallas 940-321-2174 www.alltexasfence.net www.facebook.com/alltexasfence twitter.com/ALLTEXASFENCE1 What does your business specialize in? Commercial and residential fence. What steps do you take to ensure a quality product or service? One-year warranty and 30 years of experience. How does your experience serve your customers? Build to customer needs. What differentiates your business in the marketplace? Quality product at a reasonable price. What makes your business unique in the marketplace? Family-owned and operated. What is your business management philosophy? Customer service. Runner-up: J&J Fencing Pros LLC Honorable Mention: Texas Roof and Fence

Best Plumbing STRITTMATTER AIR CONDITIONING, HEATING, PLUMBING & ROOFING Runner-up: BCI Mechanical Inc. Honorable Mention: AM Plumbing


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611 S. Elm St. 940-387-3164 www.frenchyslawns.com What does your business specialize in? Lawn and tree maintenance. What steps do you take to ensure a quality product or service? I pretty much check all the work that my people do. All the people that work for me have worked for me for a very long time — three of whom have been with me for 30 years — therefore they are all familiar with my standards. How does your experience serve your customers? This year will make 45 years that I have owned Frenchy’s Lawn and Tree Service. I have 20 years’ experience in the Air Force so I bring all those years of experience to the table. What differentiates your business in the marketplace? The attention to detail is what primarily sets Frenchy’s apart from everyone else. Our dedication to getting the job done in a

525 Fort Worth Drive, Suite 101 940-315-7663 www.gbrothersroofing.com www.facebook.com/ gilleanbrothersroofing @GilleanLLC What does your business specialize in? We specialize in residential and commercial roofing and construction throughout the DFW metroplex. What steps do you take to ensure a quality product or service? We start by earning the customers’ trust. Then educate them on the process so they understand how everything will happen from start to finish on a project. How does your experience serve your customers?

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Our owner is a second-generation contractor/business owner with a lifetime of experience handling all types of residential and commercial roofing and construction projects specializing in insurance claims as well as leaks, repairs and retail jobs. What differentiates your business in the marketplace? We are a very technology-driven business. We always make sure we are ahead of the curve with the latest technology to better serve our customers — giving them the highest-quality products available with a smooth and easy process from start to finish. What makes your business unique in the marketplace? We are a family here at Gillean Brothers Roofing. I am a Denton local born and raised; my wife graduated from UNT. We truly are a local Denton company. What is your business management philosophy? Customer always comes first. We strive to make our build process the easiest it can be on our customers — taking the stress off them. Runner-up: Denton Trinity Roofing Honorable Mention: Manning Construction and Roofing

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417 FM156, Justin 940-648-3145 www.shopadamsfurniture.com What does your business specialize in? Quality American-built home furnishings. What steps do you take to ensure a quality product or service? Constant inspections and communication. How does your experience serve your customers? Experience allows us to know what is available to our customers. What differentiates your business in the marketplace? Adams offers a large variety of American-made furniture as opposed to lower-quality imports. What makes your business unique in the marketplace? Family-owned since 1929. What is your business management philosophy? Make sure the customer is happy and the rest will be easy. Runner-up: Rooms to Go Honorable Mention: Home Zone

timely manner and just taking care of our customers is extremely important. What makes your business unique in the marketplace? Our dedication to community service, our 35 years of providing quality lawn work to the citizens of Denton. Our unique approach to advertising. What is your business management philosophy? My management philosophy is handson at all times, making sure my men are well taken care of and our customers are well taken care of. We don’t just mow lawns, we take care of people. Runner-up: Meador Nursery Honorable Mention: Samuel’s Tree Service LLC

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Best Pool Builders GOHLKE POOLS 909 Dallas Drive 940-384-7665 www.gohlkepools.com www.facebook.com/GohlkePools www.twitter.com/gohlkepools What does your business specialize in? Swimming pool construction, service, renovation and retail. What steps do you take to ensure a quality product or service? We continually train and work relentlessly to improve. We never get content and feel that there is always room for improvement. How does your experience serve your customers? Due to the fact that we have been in business over 60 years, we very seldom see something for the first time. We have the experience and knowledge required to solve most any pool problem. What differentiates your business in the marketplace? We really do have a great staff who cares about other people. Our people is the reason that we are where we are.

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Best Specialty Services SAMUEL’S TREE SERVICE LLC

400 S. Elm St., Suite 303 940-595-3335 www.samuelstreeservice.com www.facebook.com/SamuelsTreeService https://twitter.com/SamuelsTree What does your business specialize in? At Samuel’s Tree Service LLC, we spe-

cialize in quality tree care, tree removal and stump grinding. We are dedicated to our client’s satisfaction. We take every step and necessary precaution to ensure that we provide our valued clients with quality, professional and affordable services. What steps do you take to ensure a quality product or service? To ensure that our clients are receiving the best services possible, we pride ourselves in providing all our employees with top-of-the-line equipment and training. We have daily morning meeting to ensure that all our staff are well informed as to the clients’ needs and expectations — as well as weekly safety and training meetings to ensure that all our staff are up to date on ISA and ANSI standards and practices. Our clients’ satisfaction is our No. 1 priority. How does your experience serve your customers? With more than 17 years in the tree care industry in the greater Denton area, we have had the privilege of serving thousands of clients, each with their own unique needs. From building maintenance plans for all ages and species of trees to hazardous tree removals with limited access, we have seen it all. What differentiates your business in

the marketplace? Our level of professionalism and education. We are an ISA Certified Arborist. An arborist, by definition, is a person who is trained in the art and science of planting, caring for and maintaining trees. We are well versed on the needs of trees and are trained and equipped to assist with personalized tree care. What makes your business unique in the marketplace? Our willingness to go above and beyond. We have been dedicated to servicing the residents of the greater Denton area for the past 17 years. By staying local, it has allowed us to concentrate all our efforts on client satisfaction, affordable prices and quality services. What is your business management philosophy? We care about our employees and their families a great deal. We offer competitive wages, opportunity for growth within our industry and benefits. We believe that if we take care of them, they will take care of our clients. It is that belief that has enabled us to grow into the company we are today. Runner-up: Longhorn Solar Screens Honorable Mention: Stonemeyer Granite

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Best Allergy Specialist NORTH TEXAS ALLERGY & ASTHMA CENTER

2617 Scripture St., Suite 101 940-382-4142 www.northtexasallergy.com www.facebook.com/NTAAC twitter.com/NTAACallergist What does your business specialize in? North Texas Allergy & Asthma Center has been caring for families with allergies and asthma in Denton and North Texas for over 30 years. Our doctors, Dr. Samuel Foster, Dr. Roshni Foster, Dr. B.A. Badie and Dr. Shikha Mane are committed to helping our patients improve their quality of life and get back to the joy of living a healthy and productive life. We provide outstanding care for both pediatric and adult patients with outdoor and indoor allergies, asthma, sinus infections, food, drug or insect allergies, eczema, hives and immune disorders. What makes your business unique in the marketplace? We are a family-owned business and our providers have collectively been providing allergy care to the Denton and North Texas communities for over 40 years. Our goal is to treat our patients like family and provide the same level of care we’d hope to receive ourselves. As the oldest and most established allergy practice in Denton, we’ve been building relationships in the community for many years. Our patients and their families know how much we care about them and appreciate our desire to provide them with best allergy and asthma care. What is your business management philosophy? Our goal is to treat our patients like family and provide the same level of outstanding, cutting-edge and compassionate care we’d hope to receive ourselves. We are very excited and honored to be voted Best Allergist in Denton. We thank all of our wonderful patients who voted for us. It is a privilege to take care of them and their families! Runner-up: Family Allergy and Asthma Care Honorable Mention: North Texas ENT and Allergy

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Best Chiropractor/Clinic DENTON SPORTS CHIROPRACTIC 207 W. Hickory St., Suite 210 940-514-1701 www.dentonsportschiropractic.com www.facebook.com/Denton-SportsChiropractic-1312590075550911 What does your business specialize in? Musculoskeletal pain, athletic injuries, sports performance and functional movement. How does your experience serve your customers? The doctors at DSC have extensive training working with everyone from weekend warriors to professional athletes. We pride ourselves in staying up to date with the latest rehab and sports therapy techniques. What differentiates your business in the marketplace? DSC specializes in multiple soft tissue techniques such as dry needling, IASTM/Graston, myofascial release and taping. We pride ourselves on spending more time with our patients and providing individualized care. What makes your business unique in the marketplace? Our goal as a clinic is not just to fix your current pain, but to help you create a long-lasting lifestyle plan that will guide you to optimum health. While quick solutions for your immediate pain are definitely a high priority, we want to create long-term health and wellness goals for each of our patients. Runner-up: Spinal Decompression & Chiropractic Center Honorable Mention: Denton Chiropractic Center

Best Dentist/ Dentist Office NORMAN POMERANCE, DDS

1308 Crescent St., Suite C 940-382-3530 www.njpomerancedds.com What does your business specialize in? We specialize in offering our patients treatment in all areas of dentistry in one office with a philosophy of great

care, value and personal attention. What steps do you take to ensure a quality product or service? All staff members of our office and Dr. Pomerance are dedicated to ensuring each patient visit is handled properly and with the utmost care. We do so by reviewing all appointments and treatment in advance, making sure every aspect of the patient’s visit will be handled correctly, efficiently and with a high level of quality. What differentiates your business in the marketplace? We provide dental treatment in a caring environment, with cutting edge technology and old school ethics. Runner-up: DePalma Family Dentistry Honorable Mention: Marc O. Morris, DDS

Best Eye Care TOTAL EYECARE 3111 Unicorn Lake Blvd., Suite 100 940-891-3937 www.drkelbytrusty.com What does your business specialize in? Optometry, vision exams, contact lenses, frames, therapeutic optometrist, glaucoma specialist. What steps do you take to ensure a quality product or service? Staff training, doctor training, keeping up with new technology, treating patients like they’re family. How does your experience serve your customers? Thirty years of being a community partner and learning what patients need and like. What differentiates your business in the marketplace? Our love and care for our patients. What makes your business unique in the marketplace? Our patients feel like family. What is your business management philosophy? Treat everyone like they’re the most important person that walked into your office, because they are. Runner-up: Advanced Eye Care Center Honorable Mention: Ragsdale Vision Center

Best Hearing Care DENTON HEARING HEALTH 2540 Lillian Miller Parkway, Suite 100 940-387-0550 www.dentonhearing.com What does your business specialize in? Working within the medical community of Denton, Texas, our clinic provides a variety of hearing health care services including hearing assessments and rehabilitation, education, and counseling. Our clinic also fits and dispenses sophisticated hearing aids and related devices to suit all types of hearing loss and lifestyles. How does your experience serve your customers? Denton Hearing Health Care was started by Chris and Judi Caudle in 1985. Katie Bessent took over the practice in 2020. We have been serving the hearing health care needs of Denton for the last 35 years. Runner-up: Connect Hearing Honorable Mention: Livingston Audiology & Hearing Aid Center


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Best Pharmacy COMMUNITY PHARMACY 4400 Teasley Lane, Suite 100 940-484-4400 What does your business specialize in? Serving our community with compassion and care. What steps do you take to ensure a quality product or service? We leverage state-of-the-art technology and highly trained professionals to provide exceptional health care for our patients. Ensuring optimal medication therapy is our highest priority. How does your experience serve your customers? We like to think of each patient as a member of our family. From the moment a customer walks in the door, we want to ensure they receive a warm welcome and the attention they need. Every staff

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Best Urgent Care CARENOW URGENT CARE Runner-up: Minor Emergency of Denton Honorable Mention: Code 3 ER & Urgent Care at Denton, Pediatric Urgent Care Center

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Best Physical Therapist D&D SPORTS 2318 San Jacinto Blvd., Suite 108 940-380-9111 www.ddsportsmed.com What does your business specialize in? D&D Sports Med specializes in outpatient physical therapy, occupational (hand) therapy and fitness/wellness. We employ the most knowledgeable clinicians who take pride in evidence-based care in a family environment. All of our clinicians either possess specialized certifications or are working toward one. What differentiates your business in the marketplace? We have a 17-year reputation of excellent care, customer service and a family atmosphere that differentiates us. Patients return to us time after time because they know the quality of care they will receive, and they tell us it’s like being home. What is your business management philosophy? Above all, excellence. That includes every aspect of our business: clinical skills,

HEALTHY LIVING customer service and patient outcomes. We talk about it constantly and strive for excellence every day. Runner-up: Velocity Physical Therapy Honorable Mention: Denton Sports & Physical Therapy Center

Best Medical Center TEXAS HEALTH PRESBYTERIAN HOSPITAL DENTON

3000 N. Interstate 35 940-898-7000 www.texashealth.org/locations/ texas-health-denton www.facebook.com/TexasHealth twitter.com/TexasHealth What does your business specialize in? Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Denton is committed to providing personalized, quality care in a setting close to home. What steps do you take to ensure a quality product or service? Texas Health Denton brings the same technology found in major metropolitan hospitals to Denton. It’s one way Texas Health delivers innovative products and ser-

vices centered around what the people in the communities we serve want and need. The hospital offers advanced medical technologies, like robotic surgery and the area’s only low-dose 512-slice CT scanner that offers precise imaging for better diagnoses. Our Advanced Vascular Interventional Suite also provides the latest technology, and our Women and Infants specialty includes Denton’s only Level III designated neonatal intensive care unit (NICU). We are certified by the Joint Commission as a Primary Stroke and Chest Pain Center, and perform more heart procedures in the area. At Texas Health Denton, more than 300 physicians on the medical staff represent 45 specialties to make it easy to find the right care. How does your experience serve your customers? At Texas Health Denton, we live the Promise of Texas Health: “Individuals Caring for Individuals, Together.” Our vision and our mission reflect our focus on improving the health of our patients, families and each other. Texas Health Resources as a whole cares for more patients in North Texas than any other provider. Of the 5,128 patient encounters from Denton County ZIP code 76266 between 2016 and 2018, 93% were seen at Texas Health Denton.

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Best Pet Boarding CMC DOG TRAINING

206 E. Fourth St., Justin; 940-648-9605 964 Red Rock Circle, Flower Mound; 817-430-1292 cmcdogtraining.com What does your business specialize in? CMC Dog Training and Boarding specializes in providing top-quality obedience training and overnight boarding in the metroplex. What steps do you take to ensure a quality product or service? CMC Dog Training goes above and beyond in taking care and providing individualized attention to each and every dog in our care. Once you and your dog train with CMC, you are a part of our family for life. We provide a lifetime of training classes at no additional cost once your dog has been trained through us to help our clients with any issues that may arise at home at any point in their life. How does your experience serve your customers? The owner of CMC Dog Training has been training and showing dogs for many decades. All of our trainers have been training for many years and even com-

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Best Pet Grooming BEAU’S BATH HOUSE AND DOGGIE SPA 1800 Brinker Road, Suite 270 940-382-9274 www.beausbathhouse.com What does your business specialize in? Dog grooming. What steps do you take to ensure a quality product or service? Listening to the customer.

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additional charges for cutting and grinding nails, brushing teeth, ear cleaning, deshedding and upgraded shampoos, etc. We do not charge for those services — they are automatically included. What is your business management philosophy? The customer comes first. Runner-up: Pampered Pooch Honorable Mention: Fish n’ Chirps Pet Center


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Best Pet Supplies SUSIE’S SNACK SHOP

507 S. Locust St. 214 878-3597 www.susiessnacks.com www.facebooks.com/SusiesSnackShop What does your business specialize in? Local, handmade pet treats and eats. What steps do you take to ensure a quality product or service?

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uated from Ryan High School, and when I decided to take the leap of faith to open Susie’s Snack Shop, I knew it had to be in my hometown. What makes your business unique in the marketplace? There are no other handmade pet treat shops in the area. We also let your dog come in and do their own shopping! Runner-up: Fish n’ Chirps Pet Center Honorable Mention: Pet Supermarket Susie’s Snack Shop owner Katy Portillo shows off the dog food line she created and now sells in her shop. Jeff Woo/ DRC file photo

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Best Pet Rescue Organization DENTON ANIMAL SUPPORT FOUNDATION Runner-up: Denton Humane Society Honorable Mention: Texas Coalition for Animal Protection (TCAP)

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Best Apartment Complex URBAN SQUARE AT UNICORN LAKE 3202 Unicorn Lake Blvd. 940-220-5503 www.urbansquaredenton.com What does your business specialize in? We offer a one-of-a-kind living experience at Urban Square at Unicorn Lake, where luxury meets budget and efficiency. From a fun and fulfilling community activity calendar to state-of-the-art amenities, you will find no other community like ours! What steps do you take to ensure a quality product or service? Our professional staff goes above and beyond to ensure a five-star experience from beginning to end. From the initial leasing and move-in experience all the way to the final send-off when you move on from our property, our staff treats you as more than a resident, they treat you as part of the Urban Family. Runner-up: UC Denton Honorable Mention: Woodlands of Denton Apartments

Best Mortgage Company DATCU MORTGAGE

Runner-up: Fairway Independent Mortgage Corp. Honorable Mention: PointBank Mortgage

Best Property Management DENTON COUNTY PROPERTY MANAGEMENT

Runner-up: Carrico and Associates Realtors Honorable Mention: The Martino Group

Best Commercial Real Estate Company KELLER WILLIAMS REALTY 2434 Lillian Miller Parkway 940-484-9411 www.kwdenton.com www.facebook.com/KWDenton What does your business specialize in? Real estate sales. What differentiates your business in the marketplace? God, family, THEN business.

REAL ESTATE What is your business management philosophy? Win-win or no deal. Integrity: Do the right thing. Customers: Always come first. Commitment: In all things. Communication: Seek first to understand. Creativity: Ideas before results. Teamwork: Together everyone achieves more. Trust: Starts with honesty. Success: Results through people Runner-up: M Squared Real Estate Honorable Mention: The Martino Group

Best Moving Services LITTLE GUYS MOVERS

2201 Fort Worth Drive 940-220-3424 www.littleguys.com www.twitter.com/LittleGuysHQ What does your business specialize in? We provide moving and packing services for local, long-distance, corporate and residential moves. What makes your business unique in the marketplace? It’s a universal truth: Moving — whether you’re moving a home or business — just plain sucks. It’s emotionally draining, logistically challenging, and it’s usually an added stress to your already complicated life. When we first opened Little Guys Movers in 1992, we wanted to build our business on the idea that it’s more than hauling belongings from here to there, but to make the entire transition more comfortable for our customers. Today, that means hiring only the best individuals, emphasizing quality training from day one, and clearly communicating with our customers through every step of the moving process. What is your business management philosophy? We are a company built on sweat, strong backs and a simple philosophy: Do right by people and you will be rewarded. Runner-up: Brown Box Movers Honorable Mention: Duryea Moving & Storage

Best Real Estate Agent CHRISSY MALLOUF, M SQUARED REAL ESTATE TEAM

2434 Lillian Miller Parkway 940-206-7555 dentonrealtor.com facebook.com/soldbychrissy What does your business specialize in? Real estate services. What steps do you take to ensure a quality product or service? Serving over 100 families a year, every-

one gets the same level of service. I care about relationships and making everyone a raving fan. Real estate is about building relationships. How does your experience serve your customers? Growing up in Denton has its perks and now helps me set myself apart as the local real estate expert. What differentiates your business in the marketplace? We have creative marketing and always a step ahead of the competition. I also am a social media influencer and know how to leverage technology for real estate. I’m also very involved in the local community. What makes your business unique in the marketplace? I started the hashtag #dentonrealtor and am known for rolling out creative marketing. I have never paid for a lead like most agents, so all my closings are from referrals, community and social media. Runner-up: Marla Carrico, Carrico & Associates Honorable Mention: Lydia Crawley, Keller Williams Realty

Best Real Estate Group/Team TIE: THE BRYCE IS RIGHT TEAM, FATHOM REALTY TIE: M SQUARED REAL ESTATE TEAM, KELLER WILLIAMS REALTY 2434 Lillian Miller Parkway 940-206-7555 Msquaredteam.com What does your business specialize in? Residential real estate. What steps do you take to ensure a quality product or service? We have a true love for helping others. Buying a home is the biggest purchase anyone makes, and our goal is to treat our clients as if they were ourselves or our family members. We pride ourselves on making the process as seamless and stress-free as possible. How does your experience serve your customers? We are in the top 1% of all agents in DFW, which means not only do we do a high volume of transactions, but we have also sold millions of dollars in real estate. This experience allows us to know what to expect, how to win in multiple-offer situations and get you the highest sales price possible for your home. What differentiates your business in the marketplace? We are committed to our communities and do a number of community-based

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Best Real Estate Brokerage KELLER WILLIAMS REALTY

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Best Real Estate Services KAZ SURVEYING

1720 Westminster St. 940-382-3446 www.kazsurveying.com www.facebook.com/kazsurveying What does your business specialize in? KAZ Surveying has a wide range of experience from small residential to large energy projects. What steps do you take to ensure a quality product or service? We pride ourselves on excellent customer service and delivering what you need, when you need it, while maintaining clear, consistent communication throughout your project. What differentiates your business in the marketplace? The capabilities of our knowledgeable staff and commitment to excellent customer service has made us one of the leading land surveyors in the area. What makes your business unique in the marketplace? After years of working with local real estate professionals, bankers, and title companies, KAZ is uniquely qualified to help our clients complete projects. What is your business management philosophy? We are dedicated to integrity for client confidence and technological innovation for streamlining our work process. Runner-up: McKissack Realty Group Honorable Mention: Bach Realty Group, Fathom Realty


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Best Attorney/ Law Firm HAYES, BERRY, WHITE & VANZANT LLP 512 W. Hickory St., Suite 100 940-387-3518 www.hbwvlaw.com What does your business specialize in? Hayes, Berry, White & Vanzant LLP is located in North Central Texas in Denton County and is composed of 10 attorneys practicing in various areas of law with wide-ranging experience. We are the largest law firm in the city of Denton and have over 150 years of combined experience. Since 1987, we’ve delivered successful results in practice areas including real estate, family law, civil litigation and business law. With attorneys certified in certain areas by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization and a long record of achieving clients’ objectives, we are guided by this belief: that residents, businesses and municipalities in Denton County and the greater North Texas area deserve to receive the highest-quality legal services and professional representation. What differentiates your business in the marketplace?

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Best Bail Bonds SHAWN CAGLE – CITY HALL BAIL BONDS 1602 E. McKinney St. 940-381-0338 cityhallbailbonds@yahoo.com What does your business specialize in? Bail bonds. What steps do you take to ensure a quality product or service? I stay personally involved in most cases. How does your experience serve your customers?

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POINTBANK 1700 N. Carroll Blvd. and 525 S. Interstate 35E 940-686-7000 www.pointbank.com www.facebook.com/MyPointBank What does your business specialize in? PointBank offers full-service banking products with the latest technology and unparalleled customer service. What steps do you take to ensure a quality product or service? Our team meets weekly to review any customer feedback to ensure it is addressed to full satisfaction, no matter how small. What differentiates your business in the marketplace? PointBank has served Denton County since 1884, for over 135 years. What is your business management philosophy? Customer service is our way of life. Runner-up: Wells Fargo Honorable Mention: Chase Bank

Best Bed and Breakfast WILDWOOD INN

2602 Lillian Miller Parkway 940-243-4919 www.denton-wildwood.com What does your business specialize in? Wildwood Inn specializes in weddings and events. We host intimate gatherings and offer 14 guest rooms. What steps do you take to ensure a quality product or service? Our company, Walters Wedding Estates, has 14 years of experience in hosting special events. We focus on consistency and a positive guest experience during the entire client lifetime. Throughout the client’s experience with us, we offer multiple touch-points and survey the client for feedback to ensure we are exceeding their expectations. What is your business management philosophy? Our promise: We promise to deliver an exceptional experience! We stand by our promise whether a client books us for a wedding event or just a weekend staycation. We achieve this by following our six core values: passion, excellence, teamwork, positivity, embracing of change and owning your success. Runner-up: Old Irish Bed & Breakfast

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Best Business IT Services TECHVERA

625 Dallas Drive, Suite 450 940-382-8644 www.techvera.com www.facebook.com/techveraIT twitter.com/techveraIT What does your business specialize in? Managed IT services: We’re your outsourced IT department. What steps do you take to ensure a quality product or service? Our success is built around our team — and our team is built around our core values of integrity, compassion, urgency and expertise. How does your experience serve your customers? We allow our clients to focus their time and energy on their chosen profession while we manage their technology needs behind the scenes. What differentiates your business in the marketplace? Any IT firm can provide traditional help desk support. My team thrives on empowering our clients at a strategic level. Many of our managed clients have custom solutions we have engineered for them. We drive bottom-line revenue for our partners. Point blank! What makes your business unique in the marketplace? Awareness of who we are and what we do. We’ve honed in on a few industries, becoming experts in those areas and the IT challenges they experience.

Law firms, accountants, financial firms and logistics are our key verticals. We do not engage with prospects that refuse to align to our security and IT standard best practices. This allows us to focus in on those partners that are aligned at the proper operational maturity level. What is your business management philosophy? Provide exceptional service and charge accordingly. Runner-up: Austin Lane Technologies Honorable Mention: Local Circuit

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Best Commercial HVAC and Refrigeration BCI MECHANICAL INC. 400 E. Oak St. 940-565-1010 www.bcimechanical.com What does your business specialize in? Residential and commercial air conditioning, heating and plumbing services. What steps do you take to ensure a quality product or service? Hands-on management by owners. Employees who understand that delivering a quality service to our customers is their primary responsibility. We understand that customer feedback provides us with the best opportunity to improve

our services and we try to learn from every experience, both good and bad. How does your experience serve your customers? We have seen most situations that can come up in relation to air conditioning, heating or plumbing systems. We train and maintain educational levels of our technicians as technology and new processes and products are changing the experience of the services we provide. What differentiates your business in the marketplace? We are all long-term Denton residents and have been a part of this community for over 35 years. We are here to serve the long-term needs of our community, friends and neighbors. We strive to provide options to our customers and allow them to decide what is best for them and their particular situation. What makes your business unique in the marketplace? We strive to be a “no surprises” company. When arriving at a customer’s home, we discuss their options, and in most cases our customers have the full financial picture prior to our doing the work. Runner-up: Work Environmental Honorable Mention: PRK Services

Best Credit Union DATCU Runner-up: Neighborhood Credit Union Honorable Mention: Life Credit Union

Best Dry Cleaning MARKY’S DRY CLEANERS 507 W. University Drive 940-381-1182 dentondrycleaners.com What does your business specialize in? Here at Marky’s, we specialize in the laundering and dry cleaning of clothing. We also specialize in stain removal and household item cleaning, such as comforters, pillows, small area rugs, etc. We also specialize in wedding gown cleaning and preservation. What makes your business unique in the marketplace? What makes Marky’s Dry Cleaners unique is our outstanding customer service, our reliable and free route pickup and dropoff service, and our quality work. Here at Marky’s, we pride ourselves in making sure our customers receive quality service. We have a dedicated and ambitious staff whose ultimate goal is pleasing the public. Runner-up: Zenith Dry Cleaners Honorable Mention: Lee Cleaners


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SERVICES Embassy Suites by Hilton Denton Convention Center, readers’ pick for Denton’s Best Hotel, has attained its LEED Gold Certification for building sustainability.

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Best Event Vendor 5 STAR RENTAL Runner-up: PJ’s Party Rental and Essentials Honorable Mention: C&J’s Party Rentals and Entertainment; Callie Gray Weddings and Events

Best Financial Planning EDWARD JONES — FINANCIAL ADVISOR KYLE A. NAYFA 324 Sunset St., Suite 100 940-566-4757 www.edwardjones.com What does your business specialize in? Investments and financial advice. What steps do you take to ensure a quality product or service? Our research department is the best in the business with investments, and my partner, Shelby, makes sure our office provides the best client experience. How does your experience serve your customers? After over 15 years as a financial advisor, I have been through full market cycles and recessions, which helps me remove emotions from my client before they make investment decisions. What differentiates your business in the marketplace? Our service! What is your business management philosophy? Always do what’s in my clients best interest. Runner-up: Canopy Capital Strategies (formerly Soulier Financial Group) Honorable Mention: Grunden Financial Advisory Inc.

Best Independent Insurance Agency HUTCHERSON INSURANCE SERVICES

Runner-up: Ramey King Insurance Honorable Mention: Tim Shoopman, State Farm Insurance Agent

Best Nonprofit DENTON ANIMAL SUPPORT FOUNDATION Runner-up: Serve Denton

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Best Hotel EMBASSY SUITES BY HILTON DENTON CONVENTION CENTER Runner-up: Best Western Premier Crown Chase Inn & Suites Honorable Mention: Hilton Garden Inn

Best Pest Control ADAMS EXTERMINATING CO. 1201 E. McKinney St. 940-387-1502 www.adamspest.com www.facebook.com/Adams-Exterminating-Company-154758923790 What does your business specialize in? Pest, termite, mosquito and rodent control services. What steps do you take to ensure a quality product or service? We make sure to only hire the best people to represent our company to the public and provide our service. We never stop learning or training so that we can be sure our customers get the best service possible from a friendly and quality provider. How does your experience serve your customers? There is not much we haven’t seen — having been in business since 1947, we have had the opportunity to experience just about any scenario related to pest control imaginable. This experience allows us to solve difficult infestations and make valuable recommendations for our customers. What differentiates your business in the marketplace? We are honest and we do what we say we will do, and if for some reason a problem isn’t fixed, we will work with our customers to do whatever we can to make sure they are satisfied. What makes your business unique in the marketplace? Our longevity in the community. We have several employees who have been

with us long enough to take care of the same customers for over 30 years! What is your business management philosophy? To hire the best people possible with the most positive attitudes, then train them and treat them like family. They in turn are happy to work hard for and take great care of our customers. Runner-up: Affordable Pest Control Honorable Mention: ABC Home and Commercial Services

Best Photographer/ Photography Studio EAGLETON PHOTOGRAPHY Runner-up: Timeless Image Photography Honorable Mention: Miranda Longoria Photography

Best Print/ Copy Shop COOPER’S COPIES & PRINTING

1024 Dallas Drive 940-566-2679 www.cooperscopies.com www.facebook.com/cooperscopies940 What does your business specialize in? We specialize in creating custom printed products. Whether it’s business or personal projects, we strive to create exactly what you need. What steps do you take to ensure a quality product or service? We work with you throughout the entire process. We have top-notch graphics, production and customer service personnel, and we always strive to check for quality through our entire process. And if we miss something? We work with you to get everything corrected and ready as soon as we’re able, so you can keep your projects moving forward on time. What differentiates your business in the marketplace?

We provide a wide range of services! We can do small copy jobs, send faxes, scan documents, and make black-andwhite blueprint copies. We also do custom printing jobs for most any project — business cards, carbonless forms, note cards, flyers, posters, you name it. We also make signs, decals and do vehicle graphics! With such a wide range of options, there’s a good chance we can help you with any project you’re looking to create — just reach out and let us know. Runner-up: Orbit Press Honorable Mention: AlphaGraphics

Best Promotional Products GROGGY DOG SPORTSWEAR

4017 Mesa Drive 940-891-4022 www.groggydogonline.com www.facebook.com/GroggyDog What does your business specialize in? Screen-printing, embroidery, promotional products. What steps do you take to ensure a quality product or service? All orders are triple-checked for accuracy. We have a 30-day satisfaction guarantee. How does your experience serve your customers? We have been in business for 20 years with a lot of knowledge in the industry. What differentiates your business in the marketplace? We have five full-time artists, all screen-printing and embroidery is produced in-house to control quality, and we have one-week turnaround time. What makes your business unique in the marketplace? Our customers tell us that we deliver “confidence.” They are always confident that the phone will be answered by a “live” person on the first or second ring, emails will be returned in a timely manner, artwork will be completed in 24-48 hours and their order will be turned around in a week. What is your business management philosophy? Take care of the customer the way you want to be taken care of. Runner-up: PINT Services Honorable Mention: Pan Ector Industries

Best Tree Services SAMUEL’S TREE SERVICE LLC Runner-up: Frenchy’s Lawn and Tree Service Honorable Mention: Woody’s Tree Service


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Best Beer Store TOTAL WINE & MORE Runner-up: Midway Mart Honorable Mention: Applejack’s Liquor Store

Best Bookstore RECYCLED BOOKS Runner-up: Barnes & Noble Honorable Mention: Mardel Christian & Education

Best Clothing Store PALM TREE BOUTIQUE

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Best CBD Retailer NATURE’S MERCANTILE +CBD STORE

2038 W University Drive, Suite 104; 940-999-4367 262 S. Interstate 35E, 940-999-4367 www.naturescbdmercantile.com What does your business specialize in? CBD products. What steps do you take to ensure a quality product or service? Making sure we do our research on all of the products that we sell and providing the best education on CBD to our customers that we can. How does your experience serve your customers? My mom had breast cancer for the second time four years ago and, through her holistic doctor, was introduced to CBD. After seeing what it did for her and researching the product more, all of our family and several friends starting using it. In 2017, we decided to open a store so that we could bring quality products and education to others. We are very passionate about helping others find more natural ways to better their health. What differentiates your business in

SHOPPING the marketplace? The American Shaman products that we sell are among the top, most effective products on the market. We give free samples because our products are so effective and work so quickly, they sell themselves! What makes your business unique in the marketplace? Our stores are warm and inviting for people of all backgrounds and ages. Our employees are very compassionate and knowledgeable, and we were the first CBD store in the area. What is your business management philosophy? It’s not about how much money we can make, it’s about how many people we can help! Runner-up: The Green Botica Honorable Mention: Lone Star Naturals

Best Resale Shop TWICE AS NICE RESALE 413 E. McKinney St. 940-383-8267 www.twiceasniceresale.com What does your business specialize in? New and gently used items such as fur-

niture, household goods, jewelry, specialty items and clothing for the entire family. What differentiates your business in the marketplace? Serving customers well and having a variety of unique merchandise. What makes your business unique in the marketplace? We are a volunteer-driven organization supporting women and families. What is your business management philosophy? Conducting business with the highest integrity and putting the customer first. Runner-up: SCRAP Denton Honorable Mention: Denton Thrift

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Best Jewelry Store FIRST PEOPLE’S JEWELERS Runner-up: Ehrhart’s Jewelers Honorable Mention: Nasr Bros Jewelers

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Best Gift Shop SLEEPING LIZZARDS Runner-up: The DIME Store Honorable Mention: Vintage Bleu Home

Best Liquor Store TOTAL WINE & MORE Runner-up: Applejacks Liquors Honorable Mention: Spec’s Wines, Spirits and Fine Foods

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Best Sports Store DENTON SECOND HAND SPORTS Runner-up: Denton Bicycle Center Honorable Mention: Sprockets Bicycle Shop

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800 S. Locust St. 940-390-3333 dentonvapeshoppe.com What steps do you take to ensure a quality product or service? We strive to keep ourselves and our customers up to date with all the new technology in our industry. Knowledge gained and passed on to our customers is crucial. Due to all of the current events, vaping topics, most of the public is unsure about vaping products in general. By testing before selling, we can offer our customers an added peace of mind when buying from us. How does your experience serve your customers? Our staff came to Denton Vape Shoppe from years of service in the customer service, hospitality and educational workplaces. This combined experience blends very well into the Shoppe atmosphere and helps with making our customers feel welcome as well as comfortable in asking those needed questions. What differentiates your business in the marketplace? Since most shops carry similar products, we understand the need to

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be different. Our customer service and knowledge of the industry is top-notch, and we will do everything in our power to help our customers with their electronic cigarette needs. What makes your business unique in the marketplace? We have been a part of the community since 2012. We have built a relationship with all of the different experience levels of customers Denton has to offer. Our intentions have been from the beginning to provide a wide variety of options, educate about the industry, and help anyone wanting to find an alternative to traditional tobacco products feel right at home. What is your business management philosophy? “For Denton, by Denton.� All of our employees are important, no matter the role they play. Our customers should always feel welcome. There is no such thing as a stupid question. Runner-up: Mad Labs Vapor Honorable Mention: Vaporescence

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A TIME TO DANCE STUDIO ................................................................... 54 ACES TATTOO.......................................................................................... 20 ACHIEVERS GYMNASTICS CENTER.................................................... 32 ADAMS EXTERMINATING...................................................................... 31 ADAMS FURNITURE..................................................................................3 ADVANTAGE STORAGE ......................................................................... 25 ATOMIC CANDY....................................................................................... 36 AUSTIN LANE TECHNOLOGIES...............................................................7 BACHMAN, TIFFANY - FATHOM REALTY............................................ 67 BATES MARTIN ARCHITECTS............................................................... 16 BCI MECHANICAL ................................................................................... 31 BEAU’S BATH HOUSE............................................................................ 52 BELL AVE SELF STORAGE..................................................................... 40 BELLA SALON & SPA ............................................................................. 34 BETH MARIE’S OLD FASHIONED.......................................................... 48 BRAKEFIELD’S POOL SERVICE ............................................................. 14 BROWN BOX MOVERS........................................................................... 67 BUDGET SELF STORAGE....................................................................... 75 CARRICO, MARLA - CARRICO & ASSOCIATES..................................................................................... 72 COMMUNITY PHARMACY..................................................................... 76 CRAWLEY, LYDIA - KELLER WILLIAMS ................................................ 75 D&D SPORTS MEDICINE ........................................................................ 35 DATCU....................................................................................................... 22 DENTON COLOR LAB ............................................................................. 21 DENTON COUNTY CARPET CLEANING.............................................. 40 DENTON DERMATOLOGY...................................................................... 56 DENTON ELECTRIC INC ......................................................................... 57 DENTON FESTIVAL FOUNDATION, INC............................................... 55 DENTON SPORTS CHIROPRACTIC....................................................... 70 DENTON TAEKWONDO ACADEMY...................................................... 52 DENTON THRIFT STORE........................................................................ 28 DENTON VET CENTER........................................................................... 62 DEPALMA FAMILY DENTISTRY ............................................................. 33 EXPLORIUM DENTON ............................................................................ 78 FIRST PEOPLE’S JEWELERS.....................................................................2 FIRST UNITED METHODIST CHURCH ................................................. 34 GILLEAN BROTHERS ROOFING ............................................................ 43 GOHLKE CUSTOM POOLS..................................................................... 19 GOOD SAMARITAN SOCIETY-DENTON COMMUNITIES .................................................. 87 GROGGY DOG .......................................................................................... 16 HAYES, BERRY, WHITE & VANZANT LLP ........................................... 46 HEAVEN AT HOME.................................................................................. 61 I LOVE SUSHI ........................................................................................... 25 J&J’S PIZZA .............................................................................................. 63 JAMES WOOD AUTO PARK ................................................................... 88 KAZ SURVEYING..................................................................................... 13 KEY CUSTOM HOMES ........................................................................... 58 KOMODO LOCO ....................................................................................... 54 LIVING WELL SENIOR CARE.................................................................. 30

MAID IN AMERICA................................................................................... 13 MALLOUF, CHRISSY - KELLER WILLIAMS .......................................... 53 MARKY’S DRY CLEANERS .................................................................... 63 MCGUIRE, TIMOTHY MD AND SANBORN, MCLEAN MD ................. 40 MEADOR NURSERY................................................................................ 63 MIDWAY MART ........................................................................................ 12 MINOR & JESTER PC .............................................................................. 22 NATURE’S MERCANTILE........................................................................ 18 NAYFA, KYLE - EDWARD JONES .......................................................... 54 NORTH TEXAS ALLERGY AND ASTHMA........................................... 77 NORTH TEXAS ENT& ALLERGY CENTER .......................................... 55 PAINTING WITH A TWIST ...................................................................... 55 PEDIATRIC URGENT CARE .................................................................... 48 POINT BANK ...............................................................................................4 POMERANCE, NORMAN J. DDS ........................................................... 57 PRK SERVICES INC ................................................................................. 15 PRO TOW WRECKER SERVICE.............................................................. 16 SALON LAPAGE....................................................................................... 19 SAMUEL’S TREE SERVICE..................................................................... 44 SEYMOUR ANIMAL CARE CLINIC......................................................... 63 SHAFRON, LAWRENCE MD – ADVANCED EYE CARE CENTER...... 77 SMITTY’S FLOOR COVERING ................................................................ 85 SOMA MASSAGE DENTON ......................................................................9 STRITTMATTER AIR CONDITIONING, HEATING AND PLUMBING ................................................................. 68 SUPER’S POOL SERVICE ....................................................................... 60 SUSIE’S SNACK SHOP ........................................................................... 47 TECHVERA............................................................................................... 78 TEXAS HEALTH RESOURCES DENTON ................................................8 THE BRYCE IS RIGHT TEAM.................................................................. 86 THE GREEN BOTICA HEMPORIUM ...................................................... 64 THE LOCAL CIRCUIT............................................................................... 78 THE SPINAL DECOMPRESSION & CHIROPRACTIC CENTER ...................................................................9 TITLE RESOURCES ................................................................................. 39 TOMMY’S HI-TECH AUTO...................................................................... 27 TOTAL EYECARE & EYE WEAR GALLERY........................................... 64 TWICE AS NICE RESALE ........................................................................ 62 TWU LITTLE CHAPEL IN-THE-WOODS ............................................... 64 UNIVERSITY COURTYARD..................................................................... 32 UNLIMITED CARE.................................................................................... 41 URBAN SQUARE AT UNICORN LAKE.................................................. 49 VNA TEXAS ............................................................................................. 12 WILDFLOWER ART STUDIO ................................................................... 62 WORK ENVIRONMENTAL ...................................................................... 14


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Pool Tables

Winner: JR Pockets

Runner-Up: Harvest House Honorable Mention: RT’s Neighborhood Bar

Sports Bar

Winner: East Side Denton

Runner-Up: The Dive Honorable Mention: RT’s Neighboorhood Bar

Wine List

Winner: Steve’s Wine Bar

Auto Dealership (New)

Bar

Runner-Up: Bill Utter Ford Honorable Mention: Classic of Denton

Runner-Up: Harvest House Honorable Mention: Paschall Bar

Winner: James Wood Autopark

Winner: East Side Denton

Auto Dealership (Pre-owned)

Bartending Staff

Runner-Up: Bill Utter Ford Honorable Mention: Classic of Denton

Runner-Up: Miss Angeline’s Honorable Mention: Oak St Drafthouse and Cocktail Parlor

Winner: James Wood Autopark

Auto Inspections Winner: Kwik Kar

Runner-Up: James Wood Autopark Honorable Mention: North Texas Sticker Station

Auto Service/Repair

Winner: Tommy’s Hi-Tech Auto Repair Runner-up: J&M Automotive Honorable Mention: Calvert Automotive, Inc.

Car Wash

Winner: The Wash Factory

Runner-Up: Buc-ee’s Honorable Mention: Kwik Kar

Oil Change

Winner: Kwik Kar

Runner-Up: James Wood Autopark Honorable Mention: Tommy’s Hi-Tech Auto Repair

Paint and Body Shop Winner: Caliber Collision

Runner-Up: James Wood Autopark Honorable Mention: Gene’s Paint & Body Shop

Towing & Wrecker Service Winner: B & O Towing

Runner-Up: Akers Towing Honorable Mention: Pro-Tow Wrecker Service

Runner-Up: Wine Squared Honorable Mention: Hannah’s Off The Square

Beauty

Winner: East Side Denton

Beer Selection

Winner: East Side Denton

Runner-Up: Oak St Drafthouse and Cocktail Parlor Honorable Mention: Denton County Brewing Company

Drink Menu

Winner: Miss Angeline’s

Runner-Up: Paschall Bar Honorable Mention: East Side Denton

Happy Hour Winner: Chuy’s

Runner-Up: East Side Denton Honorable Mention: Miss Angeline’s

Karaoke Night

Winner: Crossroads Cocktails and Karaoke

Runner-Up: Denton County Brewing Company Honorable Mention: Andy’s Bar

Live Music Venue

Winner: Dan’s Silverleaf

Runner-Up: Harvest House Honorable Mention: LSA Burger Co.

Barber Shop

Winner: The Bearded Lady

Runner-Up: Denton Color Lab Honorable Mention: Salon NV

Hair Salon

Winner: Salon LaPage

Runner-Up: Denton Color Lab Honorable Mention: Davanti Salon and Spa

Lash and Brow

Winner: LashUp BrowDown

Runner-Up: Denton Color Lab Honorable Mention: The Lash Room

Massage Center/Spa

Winner: Soma Massage Therapy

Runner-Up: Massage Envy Spa Honorable Mention: Essentials Day Spa

Patio

Nail Salon

Runner-Up: Harvest House Honorable Mention: LSA Burger Co.

Runner-Up: Deluxe Nails & Spa Honorable Mention: DFW Nail Bar

Winner: East Side Denton

Winner: Bella Salon & Spa


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Specialty Services

Place to Create Arts/Cras

Breakfast

Runner-Up: Laser Loft Honorable Mention: LashUp BrowDown

Runner-Up: Painting With a Twist Honorable Mention: Wildflower Art Studio

Runner-Up: Seven Mile Cafe Honorable Mention: Egg House Café

Winner: Denton Color Lab

Winner: SCRAP Denton

Winner: OldWest Cafe

Tanning Salon

Private Golf Club

Bubble Tea

Runner-Up: Tantrum Airbrush Tanning, LLC. Honorable Mention: Planet Tan

Runner-Up: Lantana Golf Club Honorable Mention: Oakmont Country Club

Runner-Up: Naranja Café Honorable Mention: Bubble Well

Winner: Palm Beach Tan

Winner: Denton Country Club

Winner: Kung Fu Tea

Tattoo Shop

Private/Group Music Lessons

Buffet

Runner-Up: Dark Age Tattoo Studio Honorable Mention: Smilin’ Ricks

Runner-Up: The Ghost Note Honorable Mention: UNT String Program

Runner-Up: Double Dave’s Honorable Mention: Buffet King

Winner: Aces Tattoos

Winner: Bonduris School of Music

Winner: Chinatown Cafe

Public Golf Course

Business Lunch

Runner-Up: Timberlinks at Denton Honorable Mention: Lake Park Golf Course

Runner-Up: Greenhouse Restaurant & Bar Honorable Mention: Hannah’s Off The Square

Winner: Robson Ranch Wildhorse Golf Course

Winner: Barley & Board

Recreational Vehicles & Equipment Candy Store

Denton Life & Fun Child Care

Winner: First United Methodist Church (Children’s Day Out / FunStop)

Runner-Up: First Baptist Child Development Center Honorable Mention: Countryside Montessori Honorable Mention: Wellspring Christian Academy

Children’s Birthday Party Vendors Winner: PJ’s Party Rental and Essentials

Runner-Up: Joe’s Jumps Honorable Mention: My Repertoire Face Painting

Children’s Birthday Party Venues

Winner: McClain’s RV Superstore

Winner: Atomic Candy

Wedding & Event Venue

Catering

Runner-Up: Ashton Gardens Honorable Mention: Barnett Estates

Runner-Up: The Chestnut Tree Honorable Mention: Rudy’s Country Store and Bar-B-Q

Runner-Up: Cycle Center of Denton Honorable Mention: Camping World

Winner: TWU’s Little Chapel in the Woods

Runner-Up: Candy Haven Honorable Mention: Du Pop In Popcorn & Candy Co.

Winner: Milpa Kitchen & Cantina

Yoga Studio

Coffeehouse

Runner-Up: Karma Yoga Denton Honorable Mention: Denton Yoga Center

Runner-Up: Zera Coffee Company Honorable Mention: Golden Boy Coffee Co.

Winner: Twisted Bodies

Eats

Winner: Explorium Denton Children’s Museum

Runner-Up: Altitude Trampoline Park Honorable Mention: Beth Marie’s Old Fashioned Ice Cream & Soda Fountain

Winner: Jupiter House

Cookie/Cupcake/Cake Shop Winner: Ravelin Bakery

Runner-Up: Nothing Bundt Cakes Honorable Mention: Candy Haven

Deli/Sub/Sandwich Shop Winner: New York Sub-Hub

Runner-Up: New York Sub-Way Honorable Mention: Jersey Mike’s Subs

Community Event

Winner: Arts and Jazz Festival

Donut Shop

Runner-Up: Denton’s Day of The Dead Festival Honorable Mention: Denton Community Market

Winner: Denton Donuts, 505 W. University Dr.

Dance Studio

Runner-Up: The Back Dough Honorable Mention: Unicorn Donuts & Café

Runner-Up: Denton Dance Conservatory Honorable Mention: Denton Ballet Academy

Eats & Drinks on the Denton Square

Winner: A Time to Dance Studio

Winner: LSA Burger Co.

Gymnastics

Runner-Up: Barley & Board Honorable Mention: Beth Marie’s Old Fashioned Ice

Winner: Achievers Gymnastics Center

Runner-Up: Denton Gymnastics Academy Honorable Mention: Corinth Gymnastics

Health & Fitness Club Winner: Camp Gladiator

Runner-Up: Planet Fitness Honorable Mention: North Lakes Recreation Center

Live Theater

Winner: Denton Community Theatre Runner-Up: Denton High School Theatre Honorable Mention: UNT Dance & Theatre

Martial Arts Studio

Winner: Denton Taekwondo Academy Runner-Up: Reding Martial Arts Honorable Mention: Aikido of Denton

Cream & Soda Fountain

Affordable

Fine Dining

Runner-Up: New York Sub Hub Honorable Mention: El Matador Restaurant

Runner-Up: Hannah’s Off The Square Honorable Mention: Queenie’s Steakhouse

Winner: Boca 31

Asian

Winner: Mr. Chopsticks

Runner-Up: Komodo Loco Honorable Mention: Blue Ginger

Barbecue

Winner: Juicy Pig

Runner-Up: Rudy’s Country Store and Bar-B-Q Honorable Mention: Metzler’s BBQ

Movie Theatre

Best Kept Secret Restaurant

Runner-Up: Denton Movie Tavern Honorable Mention: Cinemark

Runner-Up: Komodo Loco Honorable Mention: Seven Mile Cafe

Winner: Alamo Drafthouse

Winner: Boca 31

Winner: Barley & Board

Food Truck

Winner: The Pickled Carrot

Runner-Up: El Taco Taxi Honorable Mention: Freddy’s Tacos

Frozen Treat

Winner: Beth Marie’s Old Fashioned Ice Cream & Soda Fountain Runner-Up: Gnome Cones Honorable Mention: Mr. Frosty’s


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Hamburger

Wings

Landscaping Service

Runner-Up: Denton County Independent Hamburger Honorable Mention: RG Burgers and Grill

Runner-Up: BoomerJack’s Grill & Bar Honorable Mention: Buffalo Wild Wings

Runner-Up: Meador Nursery Honorable Mention: Samuel’s Tree Service, LLC

Winner: LSA Burger Co.

Homestyle

Winner: Babe’s Chicken Dinner House

Winner: Wingstop

For the Home

Winner: Meador Nursery

Plumbing

Italian

Winner: Strittmatter Air Conditioning, Heating, Plumbing & Roofing

Winner: Giuseppe’s Italian Restaurant

Runner-Up: Don Camillo Italian Cuisine Honorable Mention: J&J ‘s Pizza

Runner-Up: BCI Mechanical, Inc. Honorable Mention: AM Plumbing

Meat Counter

Pool Builders

Winner: Gohlke Pools

Runner-Up: Sprouts Honorable Mention: Cain’s Meat Market

Architects/Building Designers

Mexican/Tex-Mex

Runner-Up: Bates Martin Architects Honorable Mention: Design Classics

Winner: Milpa Kitchen & Cantina

Nursery/Garden Center Runner-Up: Calloway’s Nursery Honorable Mention: Dennis’ Farm Store

Runner-Up: Cartwright’s Ranch House Honorable Mention: Old West Café

Winner: La Azteca Meat Market (I-35) and (Sherman Dr.)

Winner: Frenchy’s Lawn and Tree Service

Winner: Kirkpatrick Architecture Studio

Runner-Up: Denton Pools Honorable Mention: Vega Pools

Pool Service

Winner: Gohlke Pools

Runner-Up: El Matador Restaurant Honorable Mention: Mazatlan Restaurant

Builders

Runner-Up: Super’s Pool Service Honorable Mention: Brakefields Pool Service

Most Romantic Restaurant

Runner-Up: Manning Construction and Roofing Honorable Mention: Tim Beaty Builders

Roofing

Runner-Up: Giuseppe’s Italian Restaurant Honorable Mention: Queenie’s Steakhouse

Carpet/Flooring Store

New Restaurant Opened in 2019

Runner-Up: The Design House Honorable Mention: My Flooring America

Runner-Up: Denton Trinity Roofing Honorable Mention: Manning Construction and Roofing

Winner: Hannah’s Off The Square

Winner: Cotton Patch

Winner: Key Custom Homes

Winner: Smitty’s Floor Covering

Winner: Gillean Brothers Roofing

Specialty Services

Runner-Up: Gyro 360 Honorable Mention: Zoe’s Kitchen

Carpet Cleaning

Winner: Samuel’s Tree Service, LLC

Pizza

Runner-Up: O’Bryan’s Carpet Cleaning Honorable Mention: Champion Carpet Cleaning

Storage Facility

Winner: J&J’s Pizza

Winner: Denton County Carpet Cleaning

Runner-Up: Mellow Mushroom Honorable Mention: Pizza Snob

Cleaning Service

Seafood

Runner-Up: Molly Maid Honorable Mention: Maid Pro

Winner: Hoochie’s Oyster House

Winner: Maid in America

Runner-Up: Frilly’s Seafood Bayou Kitchen Honorable Mention: Komodo Loco

Electrical

Smoothies & Juice

Runner-Up: Ferguson Electric Honorable Mention: C & G Electric, Inc

Winner: Juice Lab

Winner: Denton Electric, Inc.

Runner-Up: Smoothie King Honorable Mention: Harvest House

Fencing

Steak

Runner-Up: J&J Fencing Pros LLC Honorable Mention: Texas Roof and Fence

Winner: Texas Roadhouse

Runner-Up: Queenie’s Steakhouse Honorable Mention: Outback Steakhouse

Sushi

Winner: I love Sushi

Heating & Air Conditioning Company Work Environmental

Runner-Up: Keiichi Japanese Restaurant Honorable Mention: Komodo Loco

Taco

Home Furnishing Store

Runner-Up: Rusty Taco Honorable Mention: Boca 31

Runner-Up: Rooms to Go Honorable Mention: Home Zone

Veggie Fare/Health Food Winner: Spiral Diner

Runner-Up: Seven Mile Cafe Honorable Mention: Juice Lab

Winner: Macho Self Storage

Runner-Up: Bell Avenue Self Storage Runner-Up: Budget Self Storage Honorable Mention: Advantage Storage

Healthy Living

Winner: All Texas Fence, LLC

Runner-Up: BCI Mechanical, Inc. Honorable Mention: Strittmatter Air Conditioning, Heating, Plumbing & Roofing

Winner: Torchy’s Tacos

Runner-Up: Longhorn Solar Screens Honorable Mention: Stonemeyer Granite

Winner: Adams Furniture

Kitchen/Bath Remodeler Winner: The Design House

Runner-Up: Manning Construction and Roofing Honorable Mention: Imagine Renovations

Allergy Specialist

Winner: North Texas Allergy & Asthma Center

Runner-Up: Family Allergy and Asthma Care Honorable Mention: North Texas ENT and Allergy

Assisted Living Facility

Winner: Good Samaritan Society

Runner-Up: The Village Assisted Living and Memory Care Honorable Mention: Brookdale Senior Living Solutions


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Chiropractor / Clinic

Winner: Denton Sports Chiropractic

Runner-Up: Spinal Decompression & Chiropractic Center Honorable Mention: Denton Chiropractic Center

Dentist / Dentist Office

Winner: Norman Pomerance, DDS

Runner-Up: DePalma Family Dentistry Honorable Mention: Marc Q. Morris, DDS

Dermatologist

Pediatrician

Winner: Cook Children’s Pediatrics South Denton and North Denton Runner-Up: Nuby Pediatrics Honorable Mention: Amy Adams, MD

Pharmacy

Winner: Community Pharmacy

Physical Therapist

Eyecare

Runner-Up: Velocity Physical Therapy Honorable Mention: Denton Sports & Physical Therapy Center

Winner: Total Eyecare

Runner-Up: Advanced Eye Care Center Honorable Mention: Ragsdale Vision Center

Family Physician / Clinic

Winner: Texas Health Family Care Timothy McGuire, MD & McLean Sanborn, MD

Runner-Up: Health Services of North Texas Honorable Mention: Anna Burke, MD

Veterinarian

Winner: Seymour Animal Care Clinic

Runner-Up: South Denton Animal Hospital Honorable Mention: Denton Veterinary Center

Real Estate

Runner-Up: Drug Emporium Honorable Mention: S&J Pharmacy & Gifts

Winner: Dermatology Center of Denton Runner-Up: Denton Dermatology Honorable Mention: Epiphany Dermatology

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Winner: D & D Sports Med

Retirement Facility / Independent Living

Winner: Good Samaritan Society

Runner-Up: Dogwood Estates Honorable Mention: Attiva Denton Active Living Apartments by Cortland

Apartment Complex

Winner: Urban Square at Unicorn Lake

Runner-Up: UC Denton Honorable Mention: Woodlands of Denton Apts

Commercial Real Estate Company

Skilled Nursing & Rehabilitation

Winner: Keller Williams Realty

Runner-Up: Select Rehabiliation Hospital Honorable Mention: Denton Rehabilitation

Mortgage Company

Runner-Up: M Squared Real Estate Honorable Mention: The Martino Group

Hearing Care

Winner: Good Samaritan Society

Runner-Up: Connect Hearing Honorable Mention: Livingston Audiology & Hearing Aid Center

Urgent Care

Winner: DATCU Mortgage

Runner-Up: Minor Emergency of Denton Honorable Mention: Code 3 ER & Urgent Care at Denton Honorable Mention: Pediatric Urgent Care Center

Moving Services

Winner: Denton Hearing Health

Home Care

Winner: Living Well Senior Care

Runner-Up: Unlimited Care Honorable Mention: Visiting Angels

Home Health

Winner: CareNow Urgent Care

Pets

Winner: Heaven at Home Care

Runner-Up: Medical City Denton Honorable Mention: Baylor Surgicare of Denton

Memory Care

Winner: Willow Bend Assisted Living & Memory Care

Runner-Up: The Village Assisted Living & Memory Care Honorable Mention: Autumn Leaves Denton

OB/GYN

Winner: Caring for Women

Runner-Up: be. Women’s Health & Wellness Honorable Mention: Inanna Birth and Women’s Care

Pain Management Winner: WolMed

Runner-Up: Premier Pain Care Honorable Mention: Pinnacle Pain Medicine

Property Management

Real Estate Agent

Winner: VNA Ann’s Haven

Winner: Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Denton

Runner-Up: Brown Box Movers Honorable Mention: Duryea Moving & Storage

Runner-Up: Carrico and Associates Realtors Honorable Mention: The Martino Group

Hospice Care

Medical Center

Winner: Little Guys Movers, Inc.

Winner: Denton County Property Management

Runner-Up: Arc Home Health Honorable Mention: DFW Home Health

Runner-Up: Heritage Hospice Honorable Mention: Ardent Hospice

Runner-Up: Fairway Independent Mortgage Corp Honorable Mention: PointBank Mortgage

Pet Boarding

Winner: Chrissy Mallouf, M Squared Real Estate Team

Runner-Up: American Pet Spa and Resort Honorable Mention: Lucky Dog Ranch

Real Estate Brokerage

Winner: CMC Dog Training

Pet Grooming

Winner: Beau’s Bath House and Doggie Spa Runner-Up: Pampered Pooch Honorable Mention: Fish n’ Chirps Pet Center

Pet Rescue Organization

Winner: Denton Animal Support Foundation Runner-Up: Denton Humane Society Honorable Mention: Texas Coalition for Animal Protection (TCAP)

Pet Supplies

Winner: Susie’s Snack Shop

Runner-Up: Fish n’ Chirps Pet Center Honorable Mention: Pet Supermarket

Training

Winner: CMC Dog Training

Runner-Up: On The Ball K9 Training Honorable Mention: Quinntastic Dog Training & Grooming

Runner-Up: Marla Carrico, Carrico & Associates Honorable Mention: Lydia Crawley, Keller Williams Realty

Winner: Keller Williams Realty

Runner-Up: Carrico and Associates Realtors Honorable Mention: Newland Real Estate

Real Estate Group/Team

Winner: M Squared Real Estate Team Winner:The Bryce is Right Team, Fathom Realty Runner-Up: Bachman Realty Group, Fathom Realty Honorable Mention: McKissack Realty Group

Real Estate Services Winner: KAZ Surveying

Runner-Up: McKissack Realty Group Honorable Mention: Bachman Realty Group, Fathom Realty

Title Company

Winner: Title Resources

Runner-Up: Freedom Title Honorable Mention: Stewart Title of Denton


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Services

Hotel

Winner: Embassy Suites by Hilton Denton Convention Center

Runner-Up: Best Western Premier Crown Chase Inn & Suites Honorable Mention: Hilton Garden Inn

Independent Insurance Agency Winner: Hutcherson Insurance Services

Runner-Up: Ramey King Insurance Honorable Mention: Tim Shoopman, State Farm Insurance Agent

Nonprofit Attorney/Law Firm

Winner: Hayes, Berry, White & Vanzant, LLP

Runner-Up: Sawko & Burroughs, P.C. Honorable Mention: Minor & Jester, P.C.

Bail Bonds

Winner: Shawn Cagle-City Hall Bail Bonds Runner-Up: Webb’s Country Wide Bail Bonds Honorable Mention: Big Bubba’s Bailbonds

Bank / Financial Institution Winner: PointBank

Runner-Up: Wells Fargo Honorable Mention: Chase Bank

Bed and Breakfast Winner: Wildwood Inn

Runner-Up: Old Irish Bed & Breakfast Honorable Mention: Locust Street Inn

Business IT Services Winner: Techvera

Runner-Up: Austin Lane Technologies Honorable Mention: Local Circuit

Commercial HVAC and Refridgeration Winner: BCI Mechanical, Inc

Runner-Up: Work Environmental Honorable Mention: PRK Services

Computer Service Repair Winner: Techvera

Winner: Denton Animal Support Foundation Runner-Up: Serve Denton Honorable Mention: Denton County Friends of the Family

Pest Control

Winner: Adams Exterminating Co.

Runner-Up: Affordable Pest Control Honorable Mention: ABC Home and Commercial Services

Photographer / Photography Studio

Winner: Cooper’s Copies & Printing Runner-Up: Orbit Press Honorable Mention: AlphaGraphics

Promotional Products

Winner: Groggy Dog Sportswear

Runner-Up: PINT Services Honorable Mention: Pan Ector Industries

Runner-Up: Canopy Capital Strategies (formerly Soulier Financial Group) Honorable Mention: Grunden Financial Advisory Inc.

Florist

Winner: Denton Florist

Runner-Up: Flowergarden 118 Honorable Mention: Holly’s Gardens and Florist

Runner-Up: DIME Store Honorable Mention: Vintage Bleu Home

Health Food Store Winner: Sprouts

Runner-Up: Drug Emporium Honorable Mention: Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage

Jewelry Store

Winner: First People’s Jewelers Runner-Up: Ehrharts Jewelers Honorable Mention: Nasr Bros Jewelers

Liquor Store

Winner: Total Wine & More Runner-Up: Applejack’s Liquor Store Honorable Mention: Spec’s Wines, Spirits, and Fine Foods

Winner: Recycled Books

Resale Shop

Winner: Twice as Nice Resale Runner-Up: SCRAP Denton Honorable Mention: Denton Thrift

Specialty Store

Winner: Atomic Candy Runner-Up: Rose Costumes Honorable Mention: DIME Store

Runner-Up: Frenchy’s Lawn and Tree Service Honorable Mention: Woody’s Tree Services

Sports Store

Winner: Samuel’s Tree Service, LLC

Shopping

Winner: Denton Second Hand Sports Runner-Up: Denton Bicycle Center Honorable Mention: Sprockets Bicycle Shop

Store on the Denton Square Winner: Recycled Books

Runner-Up: Atomic Candy Honorable Mention: More Fun Comics and Games

Thri� Store

Winner: Twice as Nice Resale Runner-Up: Denton Thrift Honorable Mention: Thrift Giant

Winner: Marky’s Dry Cleaners

Winner: Edward Jones - Financial Advisor Kyle A. Nayfa

Winner: Sleeping Lizzards

Tree Services

Dry Cleaning

Financial Planning

Gi� Shop

Runner-Up: Freaks & Geeks Honorable Mention: More Fun Comics and Games

Runner-Up: Neighborhood Credit Union Honorable Mention: Life Credit Union

Runner-Up: PJ’s Party Rental and Essentials Runner-Up: C&J’s Party Rentals and Entertainment Honorable Mention: Callie Gray Weddings and Events

Runner-Up: J.T. Clothiers Honorable Mention: La Di Da

Print / Copy Shop

Winner: DATCU

Winner: 5 Star Rental

Winner: Palm Tree Boutique

Music / Movie / Gaming Store

Runner-Up: Timeless Images Photography Honorable Mention: Miranda Longoria Photography

Credit Union

Event Vendor

Clothing Store

Winner: Eagleton Photography

Runner-Up: Geek Squad Honorable Mention: Local Circuit

Runner-Up: Zenith Dry Cleaners Honorable Mention: Lee Cleaners

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Antique Store

Winner: Downtown Mini Mall II

Runner-Up: Vintage Bleu Home Honorable Mention: Faded Blue Vintage Honorable Mention: Shop the Barn

Beer Store

Winner: Total Wine & More

Runner-Up: Midway Mart Honorable Mention: Applejack’s Liquor Store

Book Store

Winner: Recycled Books

Runner-Up: Barnes & Noble Honorable Mention: Mardel Christian & Education

Vapor Shop

Winner: Denton Vape Shoppe Runner-Up: Mad Lab’s Vapor Honorable Mention: Vaporescence

Vintage Shop

Winner: Rose Costumes Runner-Up: Downtown Mini Mall II Honorable Mention: Vintage Bleu Home

Western Wear

Winner: Foster’s Western Wear & Saddle Shop Runner-Up: Cavender’s Boot City Honorable Mention: Duluth Trading Co.

CBD Retailers

Wine Store

Runner-Up: The Green Botica Honorable Mention: Lone Star Naturals

Runner-Up: Wine Squared Honorable Mention: Steve’s Wine Bar

Winner: Nature’s Mercantile + CBD Store

Winner: Total Wine and More


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