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BirthingCenter Center.....................Page ....................Page 16 Best Cancer 17 Cancer Center .....................Page Best Chiropractic Office ..............Page 17 Chiropractic Office ..............Page 17 Best Chiropractor ........................Page Chiropractor ........................Page Best Cosmetic Services ..............Page 17 Cosmetic Services ..............Page 17 Best Dentist.................................Page Best Dentist .................................Page Office ......................Page 17 18 Dentist Office ......................Page Best Dermatologist .....................Page 18 DermatologistCenter............Page .....................Page 18 Best Dermatology Dermatology Center............Page 18 Best Eye Center ...........................Page Center ...........................Page 18 Best Eye Doctor Eye Doctor ...........................Page Best Health Club/Gym ................Page 18 19 Health Club/Gym ................Page Best Hearing Aid Center .............Page 19 Best Hearing Aid Center .............Page 19

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PEOPLE Best Accountant ..........................Page 22 Best Chef .....................................Page Accountant ..........................Page 22 Best Hair Chef Stylist...........................Page .....................................Page 22 Best Insurance ..................Page 22 Hair StylistAgent ...........................Page Best Lawyer .................................Page Insurance Agent..................Page 23 22 Best Mortgage Loan Officer........Page 23 Lawyer .................................Page Best Newspaper Carrier..............Page Mortgage Loan Officer........Page 23 Best Photographer ......................Page Newspaper Carrier ..............Page 23 Best Real Estate Agent ...............Page 23 Photographer ......................Page Best Real Estate Team................Page Agent ...............Page 25 23 Best Spiritual Leader Real Estate Team..................Page ................Page 25 Spiritual Leader ..................Page Best Tattoo Artist/Parlor .............Page 25 Tattoo Agent Artist/Parlor .............Page 25 Best Travel .........................Page Best Agent.........................Page 25 EAT,Travel DRINK, PLAY

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BEST ACCOUNTING FIRM

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BEST ANIMAL DAY CARE

American Tax & Accounting

Bratcher Heating & Air Conditioning

Paradise Pet Hotel & Day Spa

2206 E. Oakland Ave., Bloomington 61701 309-827-3266 www.amtax1040.com/

Striegel Knobloch & Co LLC

115 W. Jefferson St., Bloomington 61701 309-829-4303 skco.net/

Tax & Accounting Plus Inc

501 N. Clington St., Bloomington 61701 309-827-4010 taxaccountingplus.com/

Elliott Capital Management, Inc. 306 E. Grove St., Bloomington 61701 309-827-6968 www.elliottmgmt.com/

Core Solutions Group, Inc.

18962 Terrace Valley Dr., Bloomington 61705 309-733-3503 www.yourcoresolution.com/

1210 Fort Jesse Rd., Normal 61761 309-807-4733 bratchercomfort.com/

Wm. Masters, Inc

401 Olympia Dr., Bloomington 61704 309-662-8481 www.wmmastersinc.com/

Babb’s Service Company

2247 Springfield Rd., Bloomington 61701 309-829-9455 www.babbservice.com/

Masters Brothers

THE PANTAGRAPH

BEST APARTMENT RENTAL COMPANY

CORE 3

Sherman’s

405 Olympia Dr., Bloomington 61704 309-662-0880 www.paradisepethotelandspa.com/

1707 E. Hamilton Rd., #1A, Bloomington 61704 309-808-2125 core3companies.com/

300 Landmark Dr., Normal 61761 309-454-7700 www.shermansnow.com/

Kruger Animal Hospital

Excel Real Estate Management, Inc.

Dick Van Dyke Appliance World

Canine Classic

Brookridge Heights Apartments

1824 W. Hovey Ave., Normal 61761 309-452-5111 www.krugeranimalhospital.com/

2405 Springfield Rd., Bloomington 61701 309-829-5023 www.k9classics.com/

The Barking Lot

1502 E. Jackson St., Bloomington 61701 309-829-5885 excelrem.com/

3013 Rudder Ln. #103, Bloomington 61704 309-661-4545 www.brookridgeheightsapartments.com/

Apartment Mart Inc

4109 Wicker Rd., Bloomington 61704 309-661-0400 mastersbros.com

1811 Morrissey Dr., Bloomington 61704 309-663-1400 barkinglotil.com/

912 N. Linden St., Bloomington 61701 309-827-8576 apartment-mart.com/

LS Mechanical LLC

Hawthorne Park Animal Care Center

Young America Realty

802 W. Chestnut St., Bloomington 61701 309-261-3091 lsmechanical.com/

BEST APPLIANCE SERVICE

4007 Pamela Dr., Bloomington 61705 309-664-6320 www.hawthorneparkvet.com/

                

311 S. Main St., Normal 61761 309-454-2338 www.yarealty.com/

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1611 Clearwater Ave., Bloomington 61704 309-827-8300 www.appliance-world.com/

Big Lar’s Appliance Repair

421 N. Kays Dr., Building N #9, Normal 61761 309-431-1396

J T’s Appliance Repair

14514 N 900 East Rd., Bloomington 61705 309-454-3813

Lowe’s Home Improvement

2101 E. Empire St., Bloomington 61704 309-661-6467 www.lowes.com/


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BEST AUCTIONEER

Mark Reynolds Auctions

702 Bradley Dr., Bloomington 61701 309-825-7279

Wapella Auction House 700 Walnut Cir., Wapella 61777 217-935-6286 haycraftauctions.com/

Prochnow Auctions of Bloomington

BEST AUTO BODY SHOP

BEST AUTO DETAILER

Kurt’s Autobody

Parkway Auto Laundry

2025 Ireland Grove Rd., Bloomington 61704 309-662-5823 www.kurtsautobody.com/

Cook’s Auto Body

415 N. Towanda Ave., Normal 61761 309-452-3555 www.cooksautobody.com/

Mike’s Collision Center

215 E. Owsley St., Chenoa 61726 309-261-4537

1013 Ekstam Dr., Bloomington 61701 309-662-7777 mikescollisioninc.com/

Kevin Birlingmair

1701 Easy St., #1, Bloomington 61701 309-828-7682

Evans Repair Shop

Alexander’s Collision & Service Center

Billy Bolen - Bolen Auction Service

10 Lafayette Ct., Bloomington 61701 309-827-2177 alexanderscollision.com/

Multiple Locations 309-662-5335

Fisher Detailing Bloomington 309-825-6987

Bob Zook Auto Body Inc

411 Detroit Dr., Bloomington 61704 309-828-9741 bobzookauto.com/

S & S Paint & Body Inc

2051 Ireland Grove Rd., Bloomington 61704 309-662-5241 sandspaintbody.com/

Mike’s Collision Center

1013 Ekstam Dr., Bloomington 61701 309-662-7777 mikescollisioninc.com/

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BEST AUTO REPAIR SHOP

BEST BANK

Don Owen Tire

Heartland Bank and Trust Company

620 W. Olive St., Bloomington 61701 309-828-8473 donowentire.com

Clay Dooley

1507 E. Vernon Ave., Bloomington 61701 309-662-2886 www.claydooley.com/

R & R Certified Tire & Auto LLC

911 W. Washington St., Bloomington 61701 309-828-7887 rrcertifiedautos.com/

Grosso’s Garage Inc

1301 S. Morris Ave., Bloomington 61701 309-828-3615

Gearheads Garage

1805 Morrissey Dr., Bloomington 61704 309-662-5542 www.gearheadsbloomington.com/

Multiple Locations www.hbtbank.com/

CEFCU

Multiple Locations www.cefcu.com/

PNC Bank

Multiple Locations www.pnc.com

Busey Bank

Multiple Locations www.busey.com/

First State Bank

204 N. Prospect Rd., Bloomington 61704 309-662-0411 www.fsbblm.com/

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BEST BARBER SHOP

Downtown Ollie’s Barber Parlour 507 N. Center St. A, Bloomington 61701 309-821-0917 downtownollies.com/

Josh Pytlewski - The Wild Hare

2310 E. Oakland Suite 3-101, Bloomington 61701

BEST CAR WASH

BEST CARPET CLEANING

BEST COLLEGE/TRADE SCHOOL

Parkway Auto Laundry

Sweeney Bros Restorative Rug and Carpet Cleaning

Illinois State University

Multiple Locations 309-662-5335

Rainstorm Car Wash Multiple Locations rainstormcarwash.com/

Great Clips

1701 E. Empire St., Bloomington 61701 309-433-9100 www.greatclips.com/

Kings Full Hairstyling

Thorntons

Multiple Locations www.thorntonsinc.com/

803 E. Emerson St., Bloomington 61701 309-827-9734

Anderson’s Classic Barber Shop 119 E. Beaufort St., Normal 61761 309-622-2974 www.andersonsclassicbarbershop.com/

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Gorilla Car Wash

907 Morrissey Dr., Bloomington 61701 309-828-5781

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Normal Gadgets

802 S. Eldorado Rd., Suite A3, Bloomington 61704 309-807-3333 www.normalgadgets.com/

100 N. University St., Normal 61761 309-438-2181 illinoisstate.edu/

Bamjac Computers

Chem-Dry Of Central Illinois

Heartland Community College

1103 E. Oakland Ave., Bloomington 61701 309-287-9501 bamjac.net/

M M Cleaning

Illinois Wesleyan University

2103 N. Veterans Pkwy. Ste. 200, Bloomington 61704 309-663-8090 stores.bestbuy.com/

Go Green Commercial Cleaning and Carpet Cleaning

Tricoci University of Beauty Culture

Carpet Authorities

300 E. College Ave., Eureka 61530 309-467-3721 www.eureka.edu/

1115 E. Lafayette St., #3, Bloomington 61701 309-661-9830 chemdrycentralillinois.com/

1510 S. East St., Bloomington 61701 309-663-4242 www.m-mcleaning.com/

503 N. Prospect Rd., #103, Bloomington 61704 309-585-0423 www.gogreencommercialclean.com/

1500 W. Raab Rd., Normal 61761 309-268-8000 www.heartland.edu/

Best Buy Geek Squad

1312 Park St., Bloomington 61701 309-556-1000 www.iwu.edu/

755 W. Raab Rd., Normal 61761 309-449-8010 www.tricociuniversity.edu

Eureka College

9027 Hilltop Ln., Bloomington 61705 309-828-4921

Advanced Computing

1540 E. College Ave #10B, Normal 61761 309-454-5152 computersbn.com/

P C Guy LLC

209 S. Prospect Rd., #3, Bloomington 61704 309-310-6645 stabilityit.net/

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BEST CREDIT UNION

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BEST DJ SERVICE

CEFCU

Little Jewels Learning Center

Glass Slipper Entertainment with DJ Faith

State Farm Federal Credit Union Bloomington Illinois

Scribbles Center For Learning

Multiple Locations www.statefarmfcu.com/

1415 Woodbine Rd., Bloomington 61704 309-665-0000 www.scribblescenterforlearning.com/

ISU Credit Union

Katie’s Kids Learning Center

BEST CONTRACTORS/REMODELERS

D.J.’s Painting & Remodeling, Inc. 1502 E. Jackson St., Bloomington 61701 309-452-9643 www.djspaintinginc.com/

Hoffman Ochs Contractors 3807 General Electric Rd., #1, Bloomington 61704 309-661-3540 www.hoffmanochs.com/

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Multiple Locations www.cefcu.com/

4117 Oakland Ave., Bloomington 61704 309-662-0303 littlejewelslearningcenter.com/

Biddle Construction

1309 S. Center St., Normal 61761 309-451-8400 itsmycreditunion.org/

Traeger Construction Co

808 IAA Dr., Bloomington 61701 309-557-2541 www.iaacu.org/

1106 S. Main St., Normal 61761 309-452-9611 www.cadence-academy.com/

Green Concrete and Remodeling

1811 Eastland Dr., Bloomington 61704 309-661-1166 www.midillinicu.com/

Mid-Illini Credit Union

Montessori Children’s Centre

Towanda, IL 309-261-5966 biddleconstruction.net/

IAA Credit Union

910 Handlin Ct,. Normal 61761 309-454-4729

24856 Nighthawk Rd., Hudson 61748 309-287-4923

Multiple 309-663-5800 www.katieskids.net/

Cadence Academy

3 Yount Dr., Bloomington 61704 309-663-8736 www.montessorichildren.net/

Bloomington 309-310-5617 www.glassslipperentertainment.com/

Palma Entertainment

1106 E. Bell St., Fl 2, Bloomington 61701 309-660-5290 palma-entertainment.com/

X-Treme Light & Sound

BEST ELECTRICIAN

Wm. Masters, Inc

401 Olympia Dr., Bloomington 61704 309-662-8481 www.wmmastersinc.com/

WEBER ELECTRIC, INC.

200 E. Lafayette St., Bloomington 61701 309-827-7337

Residential Electric

706 Trimmer Dr., Hudson 61748 309-319-0598 www.xtremelightandsound.com/

2 Ash St., Bloomington 61701 309-829-4230 www.residentialehci.com/

No Hassle Entertainment

1005 E. Lafayette St., Bloomington 61701 309-664-1111 www.emmett-scharfelectric.com/

Evolution DJ Service

4109 Wicker Rd., Bloomington 61704 309-661-0400 mastersbros.com/

815-915-6413

Emmett-Scharf Electric Co.

Masters Brothers

Voted 1st Place for Best Fast Food and Honorable Mention for Best Ice Cream Thank you for your support. We deeply appreciate your business and are beyond grateful that so many of you have chosen to dine with us and have entrusted us to safely prepare and deliver your families meals during this uncertain year. We look forward to continuing to serve our community.

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BEST EMPLOYMENT SERVICE

PrideStaff

902 IAA Dr., Suite 2C, Bloomington 61701 309-661-1906 www.pridestaff.com/bloomington/

BEST ESTATE SALE COMPANY BEST FINANCIAL INSTITUTION

Heartland Bank and Trust Company

Tamaras Estate Sales, Pam Newby

Michelle Trunnell - People Ready 1608 Northbrook Dr., Suite 101, Normal 61761 309-452-3035 www.peopleready.com/home

Express Employment Professionals 2203 E. Empire St., #1, Bloomington 61704 309-662-6922 www.expresspros.com

Randstad

808 S. Eldorado Rd., Ste 200, Bloomington 61704 309-661-1020 www.randstadusa.com/

BEST FINANCIAL PLANNING

BEST FLOOR CLEANING/CARE

McBeath Financial Group

Sweeney Bros Restorative Rug and Carpet Cleaning

203 Landmark Dr., Unit A, Normal 61761 309-808-2224 mcbeathfinancialgroup.com/

Multiple Locations www.hbtbank.com/

223 Fleetwood Dr., Bloomington 61701 309-662-3838

Wells Fargo Advisors

Abbey Placements LLC

2310 E. Oakland Ave., #5, Bloomington 61701 309-662-6680 abbeyplacements.com/

THE PANTAGRAPH

1705 Tullamore Ave., Ste B, Bloomington 61704 309-662-8575 home.wellsfargoadvisors.com/

CEFCU

Coldwell Banker Real Estate Group

Multiple Locations www.cefcu.com/

304 N. Hershey Rd., Bloomington 61704 309-662-9333 coldwellhomes.com/

Alyssa Burkhalter - Mutual of Omaha Advisor

Busey Bank

Beyond Normal LLC

112 W. North St., Normal 61761 309-451-1473 beyondnormal.co/

Billy Bolen Auction Service

1705 Tullamore Ave., Ste A, Bloomington 61704 309-531-4929 agents.mutualofomaha.com/Alyssa-Burkhalter

Multiple Locations www.busey.com/

McBeath Financial Group

DJR Tax Services

304 S. Eldorado Rd. Unit 1A, Bloomington 61704 309-662-7111

Elliott Capital Management, Inc.

Elliott Capital Management, Inc.

Thank you for voting us the Best Estate Sale Company! Looking forward to seeing you at our next 100 sales

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309.662.3838 • www.tamarasestatesales.com

Chem-Dry Of Central Illinois

1115 E. Lafayette St., #3, Bloomington 61701 309-661-9830 chemdrycentralillinois.com/

M and M Cleaning

1510 S. East St., Bloomington 61701 309-663-4242 www.m-mcleaning.com/

Papa Bear Carpet Care

203 Landmark Dr., Unit A, Normal 61761 309-808-2224 mcbeathfinancialgroup.com/

306 E. Grove St., Bloomington 61701 309-827-6968 www.elliottmgmt.com/

11 Westport Ct., Bloomington 61704 309-663-9199 www.sweeneybrothers.com

306 E. Grove St., Bloomington 61701 309-827-6968 www.elliottmgmt.com/

8978 Mill Creek Rd., Bloomington 61705 309-225-3268 papabearcarpetcare.com/

Go Green Commercial Cleaning and Carpet Cleaning

503 N. Prospect Rd., #103, Bloomington 61704 309-585-0423 www.gogreencommercialclean.com/

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BEST FLORIST

BEST FUNERAL HOME

Casey’s Garden Shop

Calvert & Metzler Memorial Home

1505 N. Main St., Bloomington 61701 309-828-1424 www.caseysgardenshop.com/

Forget Me Not Flowers

1208 Towanda Ave., Bloomington 61701 309-829-1001 www.forgetmenotbloomington.com/

Growing Grounds

1115 E. Washington St., Bloomington 61701 309-828-2415 www.calvertmemorial.com/

Carmody-Flynn Funeral Home 1800 Eastland Dr,. Bloomington 61704 309-663-1968 www.carmodyflynn.com/

Kibler Brady Ruestman Memorial Home

BEST GARAGE DOOR COMPANY

The Door Doctor

Biddle Construction

Fringe Salon and Beauty Lounge

Carlson Exteriors Inc.

Vera & Buck Floral Studio (by appointment only)

East Lawn Funeral Home & East Lawn Memorial Park

DH Pace Garage Doors

1102 Airport Rd., Bloomington 61704 309-319-6939 www.dignitymemorial.com/

419 Bronco Dr., Bloomington 61704 309-204-8847 www.dhpace.com/

Beck Memorial Home

DV Residential Garage Door

209 E. Grove St., Bloomington 61701 309-827-2325 www.beckmemorial.com/

Lauren & Co. Hair Studio

Childers Door Service

102 W. Walnut St., Hudson 61748 309-827-3222 www.childersdoor.com/

3004 Gill St., #800, Bloomington 61704 309-661-9001 carlsonexteriors.com/

Beck’s Family Florist

BEST HANDYMAN SERVICE

808 S. Eldorado Rd., #1, Bloomington 61704 309-663-4330 www.laurenandcohairstudio.com/

1104 N. Main St., Bloomington 61701 309-828-2422 www.kiblerbradyruestman.com

312 N. Main St., Bloomington 61701 309-828-3632 www.becksfamilyflorist.com/

BEST HAIR SALON

1312 S. Main St., Unit 1, Bloomington 61701 309-828-3738 thedoordr.com/

1610 S. Main St., Bloomington 61701 309-827-4343 growinggrounds.com/

320 N. Main St., Bloomington 61701 309-232-8031 www.verabuck.com/

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909 S. Eldorado Rd., Bloomington 61704 309-862-9062 www.fringesalonandbeautylounge.com/

Fox & Hounds Day Spa

200 W. Monroe St., #2, Bloomington 61701 309-829-0482 fox-n-hounds.com/

Towanda, IL 309-261-5966 biddleconstruction.net/

Mr Fix It

8209 Idlewood Dr., Bloomington 61705 309-378-4554

RLH Handyman Services, LLC Bloomington 309-310-8243

Cora & Company Salon 105 Krispy Kreme Dr., Suite 3, Bloomington 61704 309-663-6603 www.coraandcosalon.com/

Station 710 Salon

710 McGregor St., Bloomington 61701 309-827-2710 www.station710salon.com

Colby Draper Maintenance Services 1110 N. Linden St., Normal 61761 309-287-9102

Roy Probus

10363 Lyonheart Ln., Bloomington 61705 309-846-0564

We’re Honored to be Your First Choice... Best Investment Firm (3 years in a row!)

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BEST HOME BUILDER

BEST HOME CARE

BEST HOME CLEANING

BEST HOME PAINTER

BEST HVAC COMPANY

Vision Ventures Construction and Remodeling

SYNERGY HomeCare of Central Illinois

Molly Maid of Bloomington Normal

D.J.’s Painting & Remodeling, Inc.

Bratcher Heating & Air Conditioning

OSF Home Care Services

Merry Maids of Bloomington/ Normal

Todd Ingold Painting

401 Olympia Dr., Bloomington 61704 309-662-8481 www.wmmastersinc.com/

115 Susan Dr., Unit G, Normal 61761 309-808-3047 www.synergyhomecare.com

10363 Lyonheart Ln., Bloomington 61705 309-846-0564

Hoffman Ochs Contractors

3807 General Electric Rd., #1, Bloomington 61704 309-661-3540 www.hoffmanochs.com/

211 Landmark Dr., D3, Normal 61761 309-451-5925 www.osfhealthcare.org/services/home-care/

D.J.’s Painting and Remodeling

Sarah Mohr - Mohr Time

1502 E. Jackson St., Bloomington 61701 309-452-9643 www.djspaintinginc.com/

1807 S. Neil St., Champaign 61820 309-977-1616 mohrtime.com/

Trunk Bay Companies

Visiting Angels

304 N. Hershey Rd., Bloomington 61704 309-661-9229 www.trunkbaycompanies.com/

4507 N. Sterling Ave., #401A, Peoria 61615 309-998-1000 www.visitingangels.com/peoriail/home

Franke Construction

Always Caring Health Care Services

303 N. Williamsburg Dr., Bloomington 61704 309-661-2626 www.frankeconstruction.com/

7 Finance Dr., Suite 5, Bloomington 61704 309-392-4146 www.mollymaid.com

1702 W. College Ave., Normal 61761 309-226-4419 www.merrymaids.com/normal

Organic Cleaning Machine

1829 Marina Dr., Normal 61761 309-862-4373 www.organiccleaningmachine.com/

Mohr Time

1807 S. Neil St., Champaign 61820 309-977-1616 mohrtime.com/

211 S. Prospect Rd., Suite 4, Bloomington 61704 309-270-3409 www.allwayscaring.com/

Marsha Wallace

√ 1st Place – Best Tacos √ 2nd Place – Best Burrito Come visit either of our locations at: 105 West Front Street Bloomington, IL 61701 309.827.8226

We are Honored that Ashley Hathaway received

1st Place for Best Hair Stylist! And Cora & Co. received Honorable Mention for Best Hair Salon!

Thank you all so much! We couldn’t have done this without you!

All of us at Cora & Co. would love ve for you to visit!!

105 Krispy Kreme Dr. Suite 3, Bloomington

Call 309-663-6603 Insta handle: @cosmogrl93 l93 & @coraandcosalon

Central Illinois Painting & Decorating, LLC

1001 Croxton Ave. #5C, Bloomington 61701 309-665-9080 centralilpainting.com/

Bloomington 309-660-4506 www.abelpaints.com/

Bloomington 309-242-1068

1210 Fort Jesse Rd., Normal 61761 309-807-4733 bratchercomfort.com/

Wm. Masters, Inc

Champion HVAC Inc Bloomington 309-532-8180

PRO Air Heating-CoolingElectrical-Geothermal

Abel Paints

2701 S. Main St., Bloomington 61704 309-452-3415 www.proairhvac.com/

MLP Painting and Power Washing

Thank you voting us best in the following categories: 304 North Main Street Normal, IL 61761 309.585.1332

1502 E. Jackson St., Bloomington 61701 309-452-9643 www.djspaintinginc.com/

D & M Mechanical

122 Maguon St., Bloomington 61701 309-200-8180 dmmechanical.net/

We are humbled by the support of our community, thank you everyone who voted for us this year.

2406 Washington Rd., Bloomington

309-661-8200

A1haneyplumbing.com

THANK YOU! FOR VOTING US THE BEST BARBER SHOP

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BEST INSURANCE COMPANY

BEST INTERIOR DESIGN

BEST INVESTMENT FIRM

BEST KENNEL/BOARDING

BEST LANDSCAPER

State Farm Insurance: Corporate Headquarters

D.J.’s Painting & Remodeling, Inc.

203 Landmark Dr., Unit A, Normal 61761 309-808-2224 mcbeathfinancialgroup.com/

Paradise Pet Hotel & Day Spa

Kaisner Landscaping, LLC

1502 E. Jackson St., Bloomington 61701 309-452-9643 www.djspaintinginc.com/

McBeath Financial Group

Practical Harmony | Professional Organizing

DJR Tax Services

Kruger Animal Hospital

Multiple Locations www.statefarm.com

COUNTRY Financial

Multiple Locations 309-821-3170 www.countryfinancial.com/

Miller Insurance Agency

3807 General Electric Rd. #1, Bloomington 61704 309-663-0104 www.millerinsagy.com/

McBeath Financial Group

203 Landmark Dr., Unit A, Normal 61761 309-808-2224 mcbeathfinancialgroup.com/

415 N. Main St., Unit 1, Bloomington 61701 309-242-2484 www.practicalharmony.com/

Majestic Interior Design

808 S. Eldorado Rd., Suite 1, Bloomington IL 309-663-7828 majesticinteriordesign.com/

910 Handlin Ct,. Normal 61761 309-454-4729

Well Dressed Home Bloomington, IL Normal 309-275-3165

1824 W. Hovey Ave., Normal 61761 309-452-5111 www.krugeranimalhospital.com/

Elliott Capital Management, Inc.

Canine Classics Spa & Resort

306 E. Grove St., Bloomington 61701 309-827-6968 www.elliottmgmt.com/

2401 E. Washington St., Bloomington 61704 309-663-1059 www.busey.com/wealth-management

Rudicil Financial – Allstate Agencies 202 S. Eldorado Rd. Unit 3, Bloomington 61704 309-663-8918 agents.allstate.com/michael-rudicilbloomington-il.html

304 S. Eldorado Rd. Unit 1A, Bloomington 61704 309-662-7111

Busey Wealth Management Inc

Traeger Interiors

405 Olympia Dr., Bloomington 61704 309-662-0880 www.paradisepethotelandspa.com/

Blooming Tree Wealth Management 801 N. Hershey Rd., Bloomington 61704 309-300-2760 www.bloomingtreewm.com/

Bloomington 309-530-5877 www.kaisnerlandscaping.com/

Bellas Landscaping

2405 Fox Creek Rd., Bloomington 61705 309-827-5263 www.bellaslandscaping.com/

Sunburst Nursery and Penn Landscaping

2405 Springfield Rd., Bloomington 61701 309-829-5023 www.k9classics.com/

2407 S. Main St., Bloomington 61704 309-663-5513 pennlandscaping.com/

The Barking Lot

Dorch Landscapes

1811 Morrissey Dr., Bloomington 61704 309-663-1400 barkinglotil.com/

Bloomington 309-433-3010 www.dorchlandscapes.com/

K-9 Country Club

Advantage Lawn & Landscape Inc.

414 Lumbertown Rd., Normal 61761 309-451-3647 www.k-9countryclub.net/

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T hank You!

to All Of Our Loyal Clients for Voting Us...

Best Accounting Firm

Best Accountant - Shannon Stewart Best Tax Preparation

203 Landmark dr. Suite C, normaL 309-827-3266 www.amtax1040.Com


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BEST LAW FIRM

BEST LAWN MAINTENANCE

Ritchie Law Office, Ltd.

Freitag Seasonal Services, LLC

2203 E. Empire St. STE G, Bloomington 61704 309-662-7000 www.ritchielawoffice.com/

Finegan, Rinker & Ghrist

20200 N 250 East Rd., Danvers 61732 309-275-7741 www.freitagseasonalservices.com/

Star Lawn Care LLC

Little Jewels Learning Center

Bloomington 309-242-3956 www.starlawncare309.com/

Law Office of Patrick J. O’Rourke

F & W Lawn Care & Landscaping

Allison & Mosby-Scott

210 1/2 North Williamsburg Dr., Bloomington 61704 309-662-5084 ams.law/

Kanoski Bresney

237 E. Front St., Bloomington 61701 309-829-5700 www.kanoski.com/

2405 E. Empire St., Bloomington 61704 309-664-2666 www.fwlawncare.com/

4117 Oakland Ave., Bloomington 61704 309-662-0303 littlejewelslearningcenter.com/

Scribbles Center For Learning 1415 Woodbine Rd., Bloomington 61704 309-665-0000 www.scribblescenterforlearning.com/

Advantage Lawn & Landscape

Mulberry School

Bloomington 309-275-9641 growingadvantage.com/

Sugar creek landscaping Bloomington 309-287-7013 sugarcreeklandscaping.com/

BEST MORTGAGE COMPANY

The Little Art School

415 N. Main St., Studios 3 & 4, Bloomington 61701 309-830-3983 thelittleartschool.net/

111 W. Front St., Bloomington 61701 309-827-0388 www.fineganlawfirm.com/

2304 Stern Dr., Bloomington 61704 309-585-0714 pjolawpc.com/

BEST LEARNING CENTER

THE PANTAGRAPH

1101 Douglas St., Normal 61761 309-862-0510 www.mulberryschool.org/

Mathnasium

1503 E. College Ave. H, Normal 61761 309-585-0733 www.mathnasium.com/bloomingtonnormal

CEFCU

BEST NAIL SALON

Galaxy Nails

Multiple Locations www.cefcu.com/

403 E. Front St., Bloomington 61701 309-823-8999

First State Mortgage

Adorn Nail Boutique by Kimberly Ensign

502 N. Hershey Rd., Bloomington 61704 309-664-9100 www.firststatemortgage.biz/

Marine Bank

1702 Tullamore Ave., #A, Bloomington 61704 309-585-2006 www.ibankmarine.com

Mid-Illini Credit Union

1811 Eastland Dr., Bloomington 61704 309-661-1166 www.midillinicu.com/

First State Bank

204 N. Prospect Rd., Bloomington 61704 309-662-0411 www.fsbblm.com/

1242 E. Empire St., Bloomington 61701 309-824-7354 acrylicenhancements.com/

Twins Nail

1319 N. Veterans Pkwy. #1A-B, Bloomington 61704 309-663-8881

Fox & Hounds Day Spa

200 W. Monroe St., #2, Bloomington 61701 309-829-0482 fox-n-hounds.com/

Pure Envy Salon & Spa

1706 E. Empire St., Bloomington, 61704 309-808-1862 www.pureenvysalonspa.com/

PLACE T G S R I O D E L IN F & REM

G INTER A IN T IN D J’S P BEST HOME PA

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THANK YOU For Voting Us #1 in Best Home Painter, Best Remodeler/Contractor and Best Interior Design in Bloomington-Normal! FIRST PLACE

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for voting us

Best AsiAn Food in Bloomington.

We appreciate all of our customers especially during these difficult times while our dining room has been closed. 805 Morrissey Dr., Bloomington 309-828-2600 • Thaihouserestaurants.com


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THE PANTAGRAPH

BEST OIL CHANGE CENTER

BEST PEST CONTROL

BEST PHARMACY

BEST PLACE FOR A MASSAGE

Don Owen Tire

American Pest Control, Inc.

Walgreens

3807 General Electric Rd., Ste 3, Bloomington 61704 309-662-2900 aches-away.com/

620 W. Olive St., Bloomington 61701 309-828-8473 donowentire.com

801 E. Empire St., Bloomington 61701 309-827-6915 callamericanpest.com/

Multiple Locations www.walgreens.com/

Aches Away Massage Specialists

Movement Massage

Speed Lube Oil Change Shop 1532 E. College Ave,. Normal 61761 309-268-0500 www.speedlube.net/

Clay Dooley Tire and Auto Service

R&R Certified Tire and Auto

Palmer Tire & Auto Service Center 1332 E. Empire St., Bloomington 61701 309-663-2886 palmertireautorepair.com/

Multiple Locations www.cvs.com/

902 N. Linden St., Bloomington 61701 309-808-0746 www.firststrikepestcontrolinc.com/

1507 E. Vernon Ave., Bloomington 61701 309-662-2886 www.claydooley.com/

911 W. Washington St., Bloomington 61701 309-828-7887 rrcertifiedautos.com

CVS

First Strike Termite & Pest

Orkin

2619 S. Main St., Bloomington 61704 309-429-6863 www.orkin.com

Mosquito squad

309-516-3141 www.mosquitosquad.com/central-illinois/

Hy-Vee

1403 N. Veterans Pkwy, 61704 309-663-3050 www.hy-vee.com/stores/detail.aspx?s=1451

Axline Pharmacy

1210 Towanda Ave., Bloomington 61701 309-828-6767 axlinepharmacy.com/

2412 E. Washington St., Ste #6, Bloomington 61704 309-826-9456 movementmassage16.com/

Multiple Locations www.walmart.com/

Honorable Mention for Best Place for Kid’s Parties

Ironcoyotepark.com • info@ironcoyotepark.com 4113 E. Oakland Avenue Bloomington

309-205-7500

Saint Patrick Catholic Church of Merna

Contours Day Spa

Revelations Center

3211 Ireland Grove Rd., Bloomington 61704 309-662-8508 www.vale.church/

1701 Tullamore Ave., Unit C, Bloomington, 61704 309-662-7727 www.contoursdayspa.net/

2412 E. Washington St., Suite 8B, Bloomington 61704 309-808-4454 www.revelationscenter.com/

2412 E. Washington St., Suite 8B, Bloomington 61704 309-808-4454 www.revelationscenter.com/

THANK YOU THANK YOU! For Your Vote and Support! 1st Place for Best Personal Trainer - Paul Harsey

Eastview Christian Church

401 W. Union St., Bloomington 61701 309-451-5000 eastview.church/

1001 N. Towanda Barnes Rd., Bloomington 61705 309-662-7361 stpatrickmerna.org/

Liana Chasteen Revelations Center Walmart Supercenter

BEST PLACE OF WORSHIP

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Vale Church

Holy Trinity Catholic Church

106 W. Chestnut St., Bloomington 61701 309-829-2197

Trinity Lutheran Church

801 S. Madison St., Bloomington 61701 309-828-6265 www.trinluth.org/


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THE PANTAGRAPH

BEST PLACE TO GET PAMPERED

Fox & Hounds Day Spa

BEST PLUMBER

BEST POOL BUILDER

Platinum Plumbing Inc.

Etcheson Spa & Pool

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BEST ROOFING COMPANY

1201 Majors St., Suite A, Normal 61761 309-516-0123 www.platinumplumbingnow.com

1201 S. Main St., Normal 61761 309-452-5727 www.etchesonspaandpool.com/

9428 Bucks Rd., Heyworth 61745 309-706-0252 www.tjsroofingllc.com

Contours Day Spa

Covenant Plumbing

Swanson Concrete

Integrity Roofing LLC

1701 Tullamore Ave., Unit C, Bloomington, 61704 309-662-7727 www.contoursdayspa.net/

418 Olympia Dr., Ste 8, Bloomington 61704 309-518-9292 www.plumbingbycovenant.com/

1279 Petaluma Dr., Bloomington 61701 309-275-8640 www.swansonconcrete.com/

1206 S. Adelaide St., #3, Normal 61761 309-831-7274 integrityroofingllc.net

Station 710 Salon

A1 Haney Plumbing & Drain

San Juan Pools & Spas

Carlson Exteriors Inc.

710 McGregor St., Bloomington, 61701 309-827-2710 www.station710salon.com/

2406 Washington Rd., Bloomington 61705 309-661-8200 www.a1haneyplumbing.com/

Pure Envy Salon & Spa

America’s Plumbing Company, Inc.

1706 E. Empire St., Bloomington, 61704 309-808-1862 www.pureenvysalonspa.com/

Merle Norman Cosmetic Studio

120 Krispy Kreme Dr., Ste 1, Bloomington 61704 309-663-4733 www.merlenorman.com

2030 Broadway St., Pekin 61554 309-692-0292 sanjuanpekin.com/

Bob Delgado USA Pools

403 E. Front St., Bloomington 61701 309-212-7681 www.americasplumbing.net/

Redbird Plumbing

1805 W. Hovey Ave., Normal 61761 309-287-0367

309-825-7665 usaswimpool.com/

Imperial Pools, Inc

2714 Clark Rd. Ste F, Champaign 61822 217-586-4400 imperialpoolsinc.com/

Best Accountant Rick Johnson -and-

Honorable Mention for Best Accounting Firm & Best Tax Preparation

Thank you to all of our loyal customers for voting for us! We are honored and blessed. We Work for You!

Our Tax Professionals have 16-33 Years Experience!

Tax Accounting

Plus

Incorporated

Since 1986

309-827-4010

501 N. Clinton, Bloomington www.taxaccountingplus.com

2025 E. Lincoln St., Bloomington 61701 309-663-6474 www.westminstervillageinc.com

Luther Oaks

601 Lutz Rd., Bloomington, 61704 309-557-8000 www.lutheroaks.org/

Evergreen Place: Assisted Living Normal

3004 Gill St., #800, Bloomington 61704 309-661-9001 carlsonexteriors.com/

801 Gregory St., Normal, 61761 309-451-9355 www.evergreenslc.com/ evergreenplaceassistedliving

All Seasons Roofing

Welbrook at Bloomington

1312 N. Main St., Bloomington, 61701 309-585-1439 allseasonsroofing-il.com/

Redeemed Roofing, LLC

BEST SENIOR LIVING FACILITY

Westminster Village

TJ’s Roofing

200 W. Monroe St., #2, Bloomington 61701 309-829-0482 fox-n-hounds.com/

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1402 Leslie Dr., Bloomington 61704 309-603-2500

1505 Tamarack Country Club Trail, Normal 61761 309-706-1961 www.redeemedroofingil.com/

Villas of Holly Brook

1816 N Towanda Barnes Rd., Bloomington 61704 (217) 686-4321 www.villasofhollybrook.com/

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THE PANTAGRAPH

BEST SIDING & WINDOW COMPANY

BEST TAX PREPARATION

BEST TRAVEL AGENCY

BEST TREE SERVICE

BEST BIRTHING CENTER

Window World of Bloomington

Striegel Knobloch & Co LLC

Direct Travel (formerly Suzi Davis)

Oak Bros Tree Care & Removal LLC

Carle BroMenn Medical Center

American Tax & Accounting Inc.

Peoria Charter Travel

1716 R T Dunn Dr., #2, Bloomington 61701 309-827-5237 windowworldbloomington.com/

Traeger Construction Co 910 Handlin Ct,. Normal 61761 309-454-4729

Carlson Exteriors Inc.

3004 Gill St., #800, Bloomington 61704 309-661-9001 carlsonexteriors.com/

Childers Door Service

115 W. Jefferson St., Bloomington 61701 309-829-4303 skco.net/

2206 E. Oakland Ave., Bloomington 61701 309-827-3266 www.amtax1040.com/

1503 E. College Ave., Normal 61761 309-688-9523 peoriachartertravel.com/

Tax & Accounting Plus Inc

AAA Bloomington

501 N. Clinton St., Bloomington 61701 309-827-4010 taxaccountingplus.com/

DJR Tax Services

102 W. Walnut St., Hudson 61748 309-827-3222 www.childersdoor.com/

304 S. Eldorado Rd. Unit 1A, Bloomington 61704 309-662-7111

Integrity Roofing LLC

Elliott Capital Management, Inc.

1206 S. Adelaide St., #3, Normal 61761 309-831-7274 integrityroofingllc.net/

2415 E. Washington St., Bloomington 61704 309-662-0455 directtravelci.com/

306 E. Grove St., Bloomington 61701 309-827-6968 www.elliottmgmt.com/

Thank you

2103 N Veterans Pkwy,. Ste 116, Bloomington, 61704 309-663-6512 chicago.aaa.com/Branches/Branch.aspx

Magical Moments Vacations

877-335-3668 www.magicalmomentsvacations.com/

Dazzling Getaways LLC 309-306-1633 dazzlinggetaways.com/

2438 S. Main St., Bloomington 61704 309-392-4127 bloomingtontreeservicecompany.com/

1304 Franklin Ave., Normal, IL 61761 309-454-1400 carle.org

OSF St. Joseph Medical Center

TJ Blakeney Tree Service Bloomington 309-319-0630

2200 E. Washington St., Bloomington, IL 61701 309-662-3311 www.osfhealthcare.org/st-joseph/

Birth Center of Bloomington Normal Flynn Tree Services

221 Denman Rd., Carlock 61725 309-376-3851 www.flynntree.com/

6 Westport Ct., Bloomington, IL 61704 309-722-4020 birthcenterbn.com/

Elite Chiropractic & Rehab Nord Tree Service

1701 Easty St., Bloomington 61701 309-828-8013 www.localtreeserviceinbloomingtonil.com/

2422 E. Washington St., Unit 202, Bloomington, IL 61704 309-663-9900 www.elitechirorehab.com/

Embark Tree Removal

OSF Children’s Hospital of Illinois

Bloomington, 61704 309-275-7897 www.embarktreeremoval.com/

530 NE. Glen Oak Ave., Peoria, IL 61637 309-655-7171 www.osfhealthcare.org/childrens/

We are SO excited to be voted #1 Hair Salon within a year of opening! We can’t begin to thank our loyal clients enough for their love and support!

Bloomington/Normal for voting us #1 Best Eggroll!

808 S. Eldorado Rd. #1, Blm. • 309-663-4330 • LaurenAndCoHairStudio.com

Thank You for Voting Us #1 in Best Home Care! Thank you for voting us number 1 For Best Lawn Maintenance www.Freitagseasonalservices.com

309-275-7741

Amy Norland, Aggie Hedin, Sierra Hedin and AshLynn Cowles

Bloomington / Normal • (309) 808-3047 • www.synergyhomecare.com


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BEST CANCER CENTER

BEST CHIROPRACTIC OFFICE

BEST CHIROPRACTOR

BEST COSMETIC SERVICES

BEST DENTIST

Community Cancer Center

1603 Visa Dr., #3 Normal, IL 61761 309-268-9000 thespinedoctor.net/

Central Illinois Spine

Dr. Jeffrey Dickhut Central Illinois Spine

Twin City Plastic Surgery

Dr. Allison Beehner Gentle Family Dentistry

407 E. Vernon Ave., Normal, IL 61761 309-451-8500 cancercenter.org/

Zozzaro Chiropractic & Rehab

Gale Keeran Center For Women

2200 Fort Jesse Rd., #130, Normal, IL 61761 309-452-9001 ftjesse.com/

Illinois CancerCare

8940 N. Wood Sage Rd., Peoria, IL 61615 309-240-6040 illinoiscancercare.com/

Mid-Illinois Hematology and Oncology Associates, Ltd. 407 E. Vernon Ave., Normal, IL 61761 309-452-9701 mihoaonline.com/

Dr. John Zozzaro - Zozzaro Chiropractic & Rehab

1713 Fort Jesse Rd Suite D., Normal, IL 61761 309-862-2225 www.bloomingtonnormalchiropractor.com/

208 Parkinson St., Normal, IL 61761 309-454-8622 www.stoutchiropracticnormal.com/

Dr. Jeff Stout - Stout Chiropractic

Ulta Beauty

208 Parkinson St., Normal, IL 61761 309-454-8622 www.stoutchiropracticnormal.com/

Elite Chiropractic & Rehab

1615 E. Empire St., Bloomington, IL 61701 309-664-5929 www.ulta.com

Craig Bowars - Prairieland Wellness Center

2422 E. Washington St., Unit 202, Bloomington, IL 61704 309-663-9900 www.elitechirorehab.com/ 2412 E. Washington St., #9A, Bloomington, IL 61704 309-663-7011 www.kabircenter4health.com/

Bless These Brows

1212 Towanda Ave., Bloomington, IL 61701 309-831-7433 www.blessthesebrows.com/

1713 Fort Jesse Rd Suite D., Normal, IL 61761 309-862-2225 www.bloomingtonnormalchiropractor.com/

Stout Chiropractic Clinic PC

Kabir Center For Health

2502 E. Empire St., STE C, Bloomington, IL 61704 309-662-6772 twincityplasticsurgery.com/

1603 Visa Dr., #3 Normal, IL 61761 309-268-9000 thespinedoctor.net/

Prima Beauty Studio

1523 Fort Jesse Rd., Normal, IL 61761 309-452-2404 bndentist.com/

Dr. Gregory Randolph - Randolph Family Dentistry

119 N. Williamsburg Dr., Bloomington, IL 61704 309-663-1326 www.randolphdentistry.com/

Dr Mark Burgess - Burgess & Bardell 2111 E. Oakland Ave., Bloomington, IL 61701 309-663-6564 www.drmarkburgess.com/

Dr. Jonathan Hume Hume Dental Associates

1415 Croxton Ave., Bloomington, IL 61701 309-829-3330 www.drbowars.com/

213 W. Jefferson St., Bloomington, IL 61701 309-808-4063 www.primabstudio.com/

914 N. Main St., Bloomington, IL 61701 309-828-1395 | www.drjhume.com/

Amyas Kabir - Kabir Center for Health

Phoenix Rising Permanent Cosmetics

Dr. Colton Sylvester Sylvester Dental

2412 E. Washington St., #9A, Bloomington, IL 61704 309-663-7011 www.kabircenter4health.com/

Thank You!

626 N. Main St., Bloomington, IL 61701 815-310-0303 | phoenixrisingpermcosmetics.com/

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2708 E. Lincoln St., Bloomington, IL 61704 309-662-2833 | sylvesterfamilydental.com/

We Couldn’t Have Done It Without You! Best Senior Living Facility

(6 Years in a Row!)

(309) 663-6474 2025 E. Lincoln Street Bloomington, Illinois westminstervillageinc.com Providing the Finest Independent Living, Assisted Living & Skilled Nursing Care Since 1979.


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BEST DENTIST OFFICE

BEST DERMATOLOGIST

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BEST DERMATOLOGY CENTER

BEST EYE CENTER

BEST EYE DOCTOR

Associates in Dermatology

VisionPoint Eye Center

Dr. Jeffrey Huettemann VisionPoint Eye Center

Burgess & Bardell Burgess & Bardell

2111 E. Oakland Ave., Bloomington, IL 61701 309-663-6564 www.drmarkburgess.com/

Gentle Family Dentistry

1523 Fort Jesse Rd., Normal, IL 61761 309-452-2404 bndentist.com/

Bloomington Family Dental

908 N. Hershey Rd., Suite 2, Bloomington, IL 61704 309-664-0570 www.bloomingtonfamilydentalil.com/

Hume Dental Associates

914 N. Main St., Bloomington, IL 61701 309-828-1395 www.drjhume.com/

Sylvester Family Dental

2708 E. Lincoln St., Bloomington, IL 61704 309-662-2833 sylvesterfamilydental.com/

Dr. Lucy Wisdom Associates in Dermatology

1404 Eastland Dr., #204, Bloomington, IL 61701 309-662-8813 | ww.associatesindermatology.org

Dr. Adrienne Schupbach - Dermatology & Mohs Surgery Institute 3024 E. Empire St., Suite E, Bloomington, IL 61704 309-451-3376 | www.dermatologymohsinstitute.com

Dr. Thomas Brander Associates in Dermatology

1404 Eastland Dr., #204, Bloomington, IL 61701 309-662-8813 www.associatesindermatology.org/

Dr. Doug Leone, MD Dermatology & Mohs

3024 E. Empire St., Suite E, Bloomington, IL 61704 309-451-3376 | www.dermatologymohsinstitute.com

Erin Redd, APN, CNP Associates in Dermatology

1404 Eastland Dr., #204, Bloomington, IL 61701 309-662-8813 | ww.associatesindermatology.org/

1404 Eastland Dr., #204, Bloomington, IL 61701 309-662-8813 www.associatesindermatology.org/

Dermatology & Mohs Surgery Institute

3024 E. Empire St., Suite E, Bloomington, IL 61704 309-451-3376 www.dermatologymohsinstitute.com/

Soderstrom Skin Institute

2100 Jacobssen Dr., Normal, IL 61761 309-268-9980 www.soderstromskininstitute.com

Christie Clinic Department of Dermatology

101 W. University Ave., Champaign, IL 61820 217-366-1248 www.christieclinic.com/

Jacobsen Dermatology Center

407 W. Springfield Ave., Urbana, IL 61801 217-367-7546

1107 Airport Rd., Bloomington, IL 61704 309-662-7700 www.visionpointeye.com/

Gailey Eye Clinic

1008 N. Main St., Bloomington, IL 61701 800-325-7706 gaileyeyeclinic.com/

All About Eyes - Bloomington

101 N. Veterans Pkwy, #301, Bloomington, IL 61704 309-663-2700 allabouteyes.com

Specs Around Town

1107 Airport Rd., Bloomington, IL 61704 309-662-7700 www.visionpointeye.com/

Dr. Catharine Crockett VisionPoint Eye Center

1107 Airport Rd., Bloomington, IL 61704 309-662-7700 | www.visionpointeye.com/

Dr. Scott Pinter VisionPoint Eye Center

1107 Airport Rd., Bloomington, IL 61704 309-662-7700 | www.visionpointeye.com/

Dr. David Landess VisionPoint Eye Center

317 N. Center St., Bloomington, IL 61701 309-827-7327 www.specsaroundtown.com/

1107 Airport Rd., Bloomington, IL 61704 309-662-7700 | www.visionpointeye.com/

Rieger Eyecare

Dr Terri Rieger - Rieger Eyecare

407 N. Kays Dr., Normal, IL 61761 309-320-2020 www.mybrightsight.com/

407 N. Kays Dr., Normal, IL 61761 309-320-2020 www.mybrightsight.com/


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THE PANTAGRAPH

BEST HEALTH CLUB/GYM

Carle Health & Fitness Center 1111 Trinity Lane, Suite 120, Bloomington, IL 61704 309-433-9355 www.carlehealthfitness.com

BEST HOSPITAL

BEST NURSE

BEST PERSONAL TRAINER

Bloomington-Normal Audiology

Carle BroMenn Medical Center

Courtney Wyatt Women for Women

Paul Hursey - Iron Coyote & Element26

816 S. Eldorado Rd., Suites 1 & 2A, Bloomington, IL 61704 309-662-8346 www.bnaudiology.com/

1304 Franklin Ave., Normal, IL 61761 309-454-1400 carle.org/locations/carle-bromenn-medicalcenter

Carle Ear Nose and Throat

Multiple Locations www.4seasons-club.com/#1

207 Landmark Dr., Suite A, Normal, IL 61761 309-268-3200 carle.org/locations/carle-normal-on-landmark

be Strong

Always H.E.A.R Hearing Center

1628 Commerce Pkwy., Bloomington, IL 61704 309-532-9325 be-strong.squarespace.com/be-more-be-strong

OSF St. Joseph Medical Center

2200 E. Washington St., Bloomington, IL 61701 309-662-3311 www.osfhealthcare.org/st-joseph/

2101 Eastland Dr. STE F, Bloomington, IL 61704 309-664-6200 alwayshear.net/

Body of Bloomington

OSF Audiology

115 Krispy Kreme Dr., Bloomington, IL 61704 309-585-1432 bodyofbloomington.com/

Orangetheory Fitness

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BEST HEARING AID CENTER

Four Seasons Health Club I & II

1500 E. Empire St., A-13, Bloomington, IL 61701 309-434-5500 www.orangetheory.com

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1701 E. College Ave., Bloomington, IL 61704 309-664-3010 www.osfhealthcare.org

Audibel

3801 General Electric Rd., Bloomington, IL 61704 309-662-9552 www.audibelhearingservice.com/

OSF St. Francis Hospital

530 NE. Glen Oak Ave., Peoria, IL 61637 309-655-2000 www.osfhealthcare.org/saint-francis/

Carle Eureka Hospital

101 S. Major St., Eureka, IL 61530 309-467-2371 carle.org/locations/carle-eureka-hospital

Thank You

To Our Loyal Customers Who Voted For Us! We Won Or Placed In 4 Categories.

1302 Franklin Ave., #2200, Normal, IL 61761 309-888-9900 www.bnwomenforwomen.com/

4113 Oakland Ave., Bloomington, IL 61704 309-205-7500 iron-coyote-challenge-park.business.site/

Eddie Boyer - Carle Advocate

Molly Smeltzer - Carle Health & Fitness Center

1304 Franklin Ave., Normal, IL 61761 309-454-1400 carle.org/locations/carle-bromenn-medical-center

Taylor Taylor - Women for Women 1302 Franklin Ave., #2200, Normal, IL 61761 309-888-9900 www.bnwomenforwomen.com/

Andrew Wade Fresenius Kidney Care

Open 7 Days a Week!

TJ Kuster - TPC

1111 Trinity Lane, Bloomington, IL 61704 309-433-9355 tpcbloomington.com/

1531 E. College Ave., Ste 1, Normal, IL 61761 800-881-5101 www.freseniuskidneycare.com

Jared Gahm - Legacy Training

Micaela Gillispie - OSF Hospital

Kyli Overfelt - Body of Bloomington

217-637-4699

2200 E. Washington St., Bloomington, IL 61701 309-662-3311 www.osfhealthcare.org/st-joseph/

115 Krispy Kreme Dr., Bloomington 61704 309-585-1432 bodyofbloomington.com/

To Our Loyal Customers Who Voted For Us! We Are Honored To Have Placed In 4 Categories.

Best Bar Best Chicken Wings Coldest Beer Best Slots / Video Gambling 909 N. Hershey Rd., Bloomington 309-662-6711 www.drmckays.com

1111 Trinity Lane, Suite 120, Bloomington, IL 61704 309-433-9355 www.carlehealthfitness.com/

Best Fried Chicken Best Chili Best Karaoke Best Slots / Video Gambling

Open 7 Days a Week!

Wheel & Ale House

409 N. Hershey Rd., Bloomington 309-386-1642 www.jpswheelhouse.com


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BEST PHYSICAL THERAPIST

BEST PLASTIC SURGERY OFFICE

THE PANTAGRAPH

BEST PLASTIC SURGERY OFFICE BEST PRIMARY CARE PROVIDER

BEST VETERINARIAN

Kim Bankston Bloomington Primary Care Dr. Erin Gambetti Central Illinois Spine

Dr Chad Tattini Twin City Plastic Surgery

Twin City Plastic Surgery

1603 Visa Dr., #3, Normal 61761 309-268-9000 thespinedoctor.net/

2502 E. Empire St. Ste. C, Bloomington 61704 309-662-6772 twincityplasticsurgery.com/

2502 E. Empire St. Ste. C, Bloomington 61704 309-662-6772 twincityplasticsurgery.com/

Mclean County Orthopedics

Dr Laura Randolph - Twin City Plastic Surgery

Jeffrey S. Poulter, M.D., FACS

1111 Trinity Lane #111, Bloomington 61704 309-663-6461 mcleancountyortho.com/

Tyler Bishop - Ivy Rehab

2103 N. Veterans Pkwy St., 332, Bloomington 61704 309-585-1809 www.ivyrehab.com

Stormie Leathers McLean County Orthopedic

1111 Trinity Lane #111, Bloomington 61704 309-663-6461 | mcleancountyortho.com/

Dr. Courtney Yamada - McLean County Orthopedics

1111 Trinity Lane #111, Bloomington 61704 309-663-6461 | mcleancountyortho.com/

2502 E. Empire St. Ste. C, Bloomington 61704 309-662-6772 | twincityplasticsurgery.com/

Dr. Paige Holt Twin City Plastic Surgery

2502 E. Empire St. Ste. C, Bloomington 61704 309-662-6772 | twincityplasticsurgery.com/

Dr. Jeffrey Poulter

1505 Eastland Dr., #350, Bloomington 61701 309-663-1222 drpoulter.com/

Dr Tom Kelly - OSF

1505 Eastland Dr., #350, Bloomington 61701 309-663-1222 drpoulter.com/

Institute for Plastic Surgery: Otis Allen M.D. 1215 Holiday Dr., Bloomington 61704 309-827-3881 www.drotisallen.com/

Dr Lawrence Li

1765 Bradford Ln., Normal 61761 309-664-3440 entplasticsurg.com/ent-providers/DrKellyInfo.html

2200 Fort Jesse Rd., #250, Normal 61761 309-888-9800 www.orthopedicshoulder.com/

#1!

Thank You For Voting us Best Sewing/Craft Store 309-485-1010

216 Shiner St., Hudson www.hudsonsewingstudio.com

Always Fresh,

Thank You for voting us 1st Place for Best Mexican and Best Burritos! And Honorable Mention for Best Margaritas and Best Tacos!

Always Authentic Mexican! Hacienda Leon Gift Cards... the perfect holiday gift! 407 N. HERSHEY RD, BLOOMINGTON 309-319-2131 Haciendaleonil.com

Kim Bankston Bloomington Primary Care

Dr. Bill Somers Americana Animal Hospital

9 Heartland Dr. Suite C, Bloomington 61704 309-663-7642 www.advocateaurorahealth.org/

1405 Morrissey Dr., Bloomington 61701 309-662-3241 www.bloomingtonnormalvet.com/

Dr Adam Houghton Bloomington Primary Care

Dr Bernie Bleem Kruger Animal Hospital

9 Heartland Dr. Suite C, Bloomington 61704 309-663-7642 | www.advocateaurorahealth.org/

1824 W. Hovey Ave., Normal 61761 309-452-5111 | www.krugeranimalhospital.com/

Aaron Traeger MD - Carle Pediatrics

Romanie Walter - SmartVet

Dr Sven Klauss - Medical Hills

Matt Bussan - Town & Country Animal Hospital

3024 E. Empire St., Bloomington 61704 309-556-7337 | drtraeger.com/

1401 Eastland Dr., Bloomington 61701 309-663-8311 | carle.org/

1537 Fort Jesse Rd., Normal 61761 309-830-6454 | thesmartvet.com/

901 N. Linden St., Normal 61761 309-452-1717 | www.tcah.net/

Dr. Lilla Berck - Medical Hills Internists

Dr. Jamie Schertz - Town & Country Animal Hospital

1401 Eastland Dr., Bloomington 61701 309-663-8311 | carle.org/

901 N. Linden St., Normal 61761 309-452-1717 | www.tcah.net/

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Thank you for naming us #1 Best Gaming! More than 1500 games in stock Business Hours

Monday-Friday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm Saturday 10:00 am – 7:00 pm Sunday 12:00 pm – 7:00 pm

309 N. Main St., Bloomington, IL 61701 309-828-9196 • Redraccoongames.com


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BEST VETERINARIAN’S OFFICE

BEST ACCOUNTANT

BEST CHEF

THE PANTAGRAPH

BEST HAIR STYLIST

BEST INSURANCE AGENT

Ashley Hathaway Cora & Co. Town & Country Animal Hospital 901 N. Linden St., Normal 61761 309-452-1717 www.tcah.net/

Americana Animal Hospital

Rick Johnson, Tax and Accounting Plus

Nick Birky - Fort Jesse Cafe

Shannon Stewart American Tax & Accounting

501 N. Clinton St., Bloomington 61701 309-827-4010 taxaccountingplus.com/

1405 Morrissey Dr., Bloomington 61701 309-662-3241 www.bloomingtonnormalvet.com/

2206 E. Oakland Ave., Bloomington 61701 309-827-3266 | www.amtax1040.com/

Highland Pet Hospital

Roger D. Elliott, CPA, CFA - Elliott Capital Management, Inc.

118 Greenwood Ave., Bloomington 61704 309-828-7722 highlandpethospital.com/

SmartVet Mobile Veterinary Service

306 E. Grove St., Bloomington 61701 309-827-6968 | www.elliottmgmt.com/

John Rexroad, Rexroad and Associates

Ashley Hathaway - Cora & Co.

1531 Fort Jesse Rd. #1, Normal 61761 309-451-5656 www.ftjessecafe.com/

2501 E. College Ave. Ste. A, Bloomington 61704 309-661-1700 www.jimspachman.com/

Brandon Rutkowski - Reality Bites

Brooke Hassler - Pure Envy

202 S. Eldorado Rd., Ste A2, Bloomington 61704 309-663-5111 www.mizellteam.com/

414 N. Main St., Bloomington 61701 309-828-1300 realitybitesblm.com/

1706 E. Empire St., Bloomington 61704 309-808-1862 www.pureenvysalonspa.com/

Manny Martinez - Rob Dob’s Restaurant and Bar

Josh Pytlewski - Hair by Shua

2507 E. Oakland Ave., Bloomington 61701 309-664-4446 www.haircuttery.com/

801 N. Hershey Rd., Bloomington 61704 309-590-3434 robdobsbn.com/

302 N. Morris Ave., Bloomington 61701 309-828-3042 www.rexroadandassociates.com/

Chris Bradley - Pop Up Chicken Shop

Bortell Animal Hospital

Robert McDonald, CPA

Jason Callahan - Bakery & Pickle

409 S. Prospect Rd. Ste. G, Bloomington 61704 309-663-6165 rmcpaco.com/

1006 E. Lincoln St., Bloomington 61701 309-827-3999

513 N. Main St., Bloomington 61701 309-533-1500 www.epiphanyfarms.com/bakeryandpickle/

Chris Mizell - State Farm

Axel Jimenez - State Farm Insurance 1520 E. College Ave. Ste. E, Normal 61761 309-451-3276 www.axelismyagent.com/

Steve Haas - State Farm

1537 Fort Jesse Rd., Normal 61761 309-830-6454 thesmartvet.com/

2712 E. Lincoln St., Bloomington 61704 309-662-3633 www.bortellanimalhospital.com/

Jim Spachman - State Farm

105 Krispy Kreme Dr., Suite 3, Bloomington 61704 309-663-6603 www.coraandcosalon.com

Krysta Maurer - Moda Salon

2206 Eastland Dr., #401, Bloomington 61704 309-663-2111

Melissa Monroe - Divine Styles 411 N. Division St., Pontiac 61764 815-844-4247

2315 E. Empire St., Ste E, Bloomington 61704 309-662-3456 www.stevehaasagency.com/

Krista McBeath McBeath Financial Group

203 Landmark Dr., Unit A, Normal 61761 309-808-2224 mcbeathfinancialgroup.com/

Thank you for choosing us! We are so proud to be the #1 Meat and Steak Shop • Assorted Discount Bundles • Tons of FLAVORED Brats • Weekly Specials • Custom Processing

Bloomington Meats 2401 S. Bunn, Bloomington Phone 828-9731 Mon. & Tues.: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Wed.–Fri.: 8 a.m. – 6 p.m. Sat.: 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. Sun.: 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.

“Best Meat on Bunn Street”


PEOPLE

THE PANTAGRAPH

BEST LAWYER

BEST MORTGAGE LOAN OFFICER

Amanda Willette - Law Office of Patrick J. O’Rourke Amanda Willette - Law Office of Patrick J. O’Rourke 2304 Stern Dr., Bloomington 61704 309-585-0714 pjolawpc.com/

Joshua Rinker Finegan, Rinker & Ghrist

111 W. Front St., Bloomington 61701 309-827-0388 www.fineganlawfirm.com/

Grant Bellis - First State Mortgage 502 N. Hershey Rd., Bloomington 61704 309-664-9100 www.firststatemortgage.biz/

Jason Byro - PNC

Multiple Locations www.pnc.com/en/personal-banking.html

Phil Finegan Finegan, Rinker & Ghrist

Sonseeray Overbey

Jason & Shanan Isaacson

Milissa Ommen - Busey Bank

BEST PHOTOGRAPHER

BEST REAL ESTATE AGENT

Sarah Petersen Photography

Roxanne Hartrich - RE/MAX Choice

Lesley Lynn Photography

Taylor Hoffman - Coldwell Banker Real Estate Group

DesaRae Ludolph First State Mortgage

Sandy Vick - Busey Bank Multiple Locations www.busey.com/

309-310-6994 www.maztermindzmedia.com/

304 N. Hershey Rd., Bloomington 61704 309-287-6513 www.coldwellbanker.com/

Kirsten Schroeder - Coldwell Banker Real Estate Group 304 N. Hershey Rd., Bloomington 61704 309-824-1001 | www.coldwellbanker.com/

Annie LeNeve Photography

Kendra Bull, Realtor-Broker

Frank Taylor

20097 Shaker Lake Rd., Bloomington 61705 618-910-9015 www.teresaklokkengaphotography.com/

1 Brickyard Dr., Bloomington 61701 309-824-0064 | www.bhhscir.com/

Teresa Klokkenga Photography

1502 E Empire Street Bloomington, IL 61701 (309) 662-7987

donowentire.com

Bloomington 309-838-4150 lesleylynnphotography.mypixieset.com/

115 N. Chestnut St., Bloomington 61701 309-846-0522

Don Owen Tire would like to thank McLean County for trusting us for your tire and auto service needs. 620 W Olive Street Bloomington, IL 61701 (309) 828-8473

2203 Eastland Dr., Ste 1, Bloomington 61704 309-532-1445 www.remax.com/

Linda Hicks

502 N. Hershey Rd., Bloomington 61704 309-664-9100 www.firststatemortgage.biz/

111 W. Front St., Bloomington 61701 309-827-0388 www.fineganlawfirm.com/

Bloomington 61704 815-694-0718 www.sarahpetersenphotography.com/

Steph Mazanowski - Mazter Mindz Media/MazPix Photography

Mike Bryan

Multiple Locations www.busey.com/

Michelle Mosby-Scott Allison & Mosby-Scott

210 1/2 North Williamsburg Dr., Bloomington 61704 309-662-5084 | ams.law/

BEST NEWSPAPER CARRIER

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Chad Ritchie - Ritchie Law Office

2203 E. Empire St., STE G, Bloomington 61704 309-662-7000 | www.ritchielawoffice.com/

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Jessica Allhands - RE/MAX Rising

501 S. Towanda Barnes Rd., Bloomington 61705 309-340-1000 | www.remaxrising.com/

THANK YOU,

Pantagraph Readers!

Best Bank 309-662-4444 hbtbank.com


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THE PANTAGRAPH

Thank You To Our #1 Customers For Voting Us Your #1 Vape Shop 4 Years In A Row! Facebook.com/TwinCityVapor Instagram: twin.city.vapor Thank You To ALL Our Customers, Employees, & Vendors For Making It HAPPEN!!!

Celebrating 25 years and 11 time

Reader’s Choice Winner! Tim Rixstine

YOUR CITY. YOUR CHOICE. Thank you for over 46 years of supporT!

Voted #1 Best

25-Year Owner

Thank you for voting us #1 BBQ for the second year in a row! We are also honored to place third in Catering. Call us with your holiday & catering needs.

606 N. Clinton St., Bloomington

309-824-0803 | www.annieseatsblono.com/

Thank you for voting us… 1st Place for Best Day Care 2nd Place for Best Learning Center Together We Grow… One Jewel At A Time!

Visit one of our locations for a tour today! Call 309-662-0303 www.littlejewelslearningcenter.com

Thank You to All of our Loyal Customers for Voting Us #1!

Best Garden Center / Nursery 916 East Grove Street, Bloomington

309.828.2722

www.abhatcherygarden.com


PEOPLE/EAT, DRINK, PLAY

THE PANTAGRAPH

BEST REAL ESTATE TEAM

BEST RELIGIOUS/SPIRITUAL LEADER

BEST TATTOO ARTIST/PARLOR

Jewett Homes Selling Team RE/MAX Rising

Mike Baker Eastview Christian Church

Chad Ramsay Illinois Tattoo Company

501 S. Towanda Barnes Rd., Bloomington 61705 309-275-4636 www.jewetthomes.com/

401 W. Union St., Bloomington 61701 309-451-5000 eastview.church/

102 W. Market St., Bloomington 61701 309-454-2299 www.illinoistattooco.com/

Dunzan, Yap & Sorensen

Fr. Dustin Schultz St. Patrick Church of Merna

Josh Meyers - Smokin Aces

501 S. Towanda Barnes Rd., Bloomington 61705 309-340-1000 www.remax.com/real-estate-teams /duzan-yap-sorensen-bloomington-il/102094736

Team Wycoff Realtors ÂŽ

1001 N. Towanda Barnes Rd., Bloomington 61705 309-662-7361 | stpatrickmerna.org/

Ted Max - Vale Church

1 Brickyard Dr., Bloomington 61701 309-242-2647 | www.teamwycoffrealtors.com

3211 Ireland Grove Rd., Bloomington 61704 309-662-8508 www.vale.church/

The Couillard Group Keller Williams Revolution

Rabbi Rebecca Dubowe Moses Montefiore Temple

2401 E. Empire St. B, Bloomington 61704 309-827-4663 | bloomingtonhomes.com/

102 Robinhood Ln., Bloomington 61701 309-662-3182 | mosesmontefioretemple.org/

Mark Bowers Homes Berkshire Hathaway

Pastor Billy Newell Trinity Lutheran Church

1 Brickyard Dr., Bloomington 61701 309-824-9016 | markbowershomes.com

801 S. Madison St., Bloomington 61701 309-828-6265 | www.trinluth.org/

622 N. Main St., Bloomington 61701 309-585-2546 smokinaces.tattoo

Mikey Baker - Rogue revival 2310 E. Oakland Ave., Normal 61761 309-287-8845

Steve McClintock Illinois Tattoo Company

102 W. Market St., Bloomington 61701 309-454-2299 www.illinoistattooco.com/

Samantha Savaria - Blackwater 13 Tattoo Co. & Phoenix Rising Permanent Cosmetics 626 N. Main St., Bloomington 61701 309-827-2811

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BEST TRAVEL AGENT

BEST ART GALLERY

Jill Stralow - Direct Travel

McLean County Arts Center

2415 E. Washington St., Bloomington 61704 309-662-0455 directtravelci.com/

Marci McCarrey Peoria Charter Travel

1503 E. College Ave., Normal 61761 309-688-9523 peoriachartertravel.com/

Julie Gildmer - Direct Travel

2415 E. Washington St., Bloomington 61704 309-662-0455 directtravelci.com/

Sandy Polley - Direct Travel

601 N. East St., Bloomington 61701 309-829-0011 mcac.wildapricot.org/

Eaton Studio

411 N. Center St., Bloomington 61701 309-828-1575 www.eatonstudiogallery.com/

Inside Out: Accessible Art Gallery and Cooperative

200 W. Monroe St. Unit 102, Bloomington 61701 309-838-2160 insideoutartcoop.org/

Main Gallery 404 Inc

2415 E. Washington St., Bloomington 61704 309-662-0455 directtravelci.com/

404 N. Main St., Bloomington 61701 309-828-9500

Kasey Wynn - Dazzling Getaways

1305 Morrissey Dr., Bloomington 61701 309-287-4700 www.janbrandtgallery.com/

309-306-1633 dazzlinggetaways.com/

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Best Insurance Agent Jim Spachman

Thank you to our amazing community for such support during these trying times. Please know my staff and I are honored to be part of such a wonderful community! We appreciate you! Jim Spachman Agency

309-661-1700 | www.jimspachman.com 2501 E College Ave., Bloomington, IL 61704


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BEST ASIAN

BEST BAKERY

Thai House of Bloomington IL

Grove Street Bakery

BEST BANQUET FACILITY

Epiphany Farms

220 E. Front St., Bloomington 61701 309-828-2323 www.epiphanyfarms.com/efr/

805 Morrissey Dr., Bloomington 61701 309-828-2600 thaihouserestaurants.com/

812 E. Grove St., Bloomington 61701 309-827-0270 www.grovestreetbakery.com/

Grand Cafe

2205 E. Oakland Ave. A2, Bloomington 309-828-0324 www.grandcafellc.com/

Ivy Lane Bakery

405 N. Main St., Bloomington 61701 309-585-1774 www.ivylanebakery.net/

801 N. Hershey Rd., Bloomington 61704 309-590-3434 robdobsbn.com/

Mandarin Garden House

Nothing Bundt Cakes

111 E. Monroe St., Bloomington 61701 309-533-3500 realityonmonroeblm.com/

106 Mall Dr., Normal 61761 309-454-1118 www.mandaringardenhouse.net/

2109 Veterans Pkwy. #13, Bloomington 61704 309-434-5735 www.nothingbundtcakes.com

Seoul Mama

Dollface Desserts

2103 Veterans Pkwy. #312, Bloomington 61704 309-661-1868 seoulmamafood.com/

Rob Dob’s Restaurant & Bar

Yumz Asian Cuisine

Hy-Vee

1403 N. Veterans Pkwy, Bloomington 61704 309-663-3050 www.hy-vee.com/

BEST BAR

BEST BBQ

Flingers Pizza Pub

Annie’s Eats Carry-Out And Catering

DR. McKay’s Bar & Grill

Brass Pig Smoke & Alehouse

1503 E. Vernon Ave., Bloomington 61701 309-820-8838 www.flingerspizzapub.com/

909 N. Hershey Rd., Bloomington 61704 309-662-6711 drmckays.com/

Reality on Monroe

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Bloomington

1118 E. Oakland Ave., Bloomington 61701 309-846-0662 www.dollfacedesserts.com/

120 Krispy Kreme Dr., Bloomington 61704 309-808-4302 www.yumzasiancuisine.com/

THE PANTAGRAPH

10 Brickyard Dr., Bloomington 61701 309-664-6446 www.hilton.com/en/doubletree/

Altitude Trampoline Park

1702 General Electric Rd., Bloomington 61704 309-663-1988 altitudebloomington.com/

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316 N. Main St., Bloomington 61701 309-829-2278

Kemp’s Upper Tap

305 W. Main St., Lexington 61753 309-365-7911

Crawford’s Corner Pub

610 W. Chestnut St., Bloomington 61701 309-808-1623 crawfordscornerpub.com/

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Bandana’s Bar-B-Q

502 IAA Dr., Bloomington 61701 309-662-7427 www.bandanasbbq.com/

Famous Dave’s Bar-B-Que

1603 Morrissey Dr., Bloomington 61704 309-664-0044 www.famousdaves.com

Fort Jesse Cafe

1531 Fort Jesse Rd. #1, Normal 61761 309-451-5656 www.ftjessecafe.com/

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601 W. Locust, Bloomington 309.828.7732 1700 w. College, Normal 309.454.7732

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BEST BLOODY MARY

Brass Pig Smoke & Alehouse 602 N. Main St., Bloomington 61701 309-585-2978 www.brasspigsmokehouse.com/

DESTIHL Restaurant & Brew Works 318 S. Towanda Ave., Normal 61761 309-862-2337 destihl.com/restaurant

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BEST BURGER

Fort Jesse Cafe

Shannon’s Five Star

610 W. Chestnut St., Bloomington 61701 309-808-1623 crawfordscornerpub.com/

Gill Street Sports Bar & Restaurant

The Town Well, LLC

208 W. Main St. #7543, Standford 61774 309-379-2281

Tony’s Tacos

304 N. Main St., Bloomington 61761 309-585-1332 www.tonystacosbn.com/

Red Robin Gourmet Burgers and Brews

Ancho & Agave

107 S. Veterans Pkwy., Normal 61761 309-808-6838 www.redrobin.com

1412 E. Empire St., Bloomington 61701 309-585-0255

Times Past Inn

Taqueria El Porton

901 N. Main St., Bloomington 61701 309-820-1625 www.taqueriaelporton.com/

1531 Fort Jesse Rd. #1, Normal 61761 309-451-5656 www.ftjessecafe.com/

Garden of Paradise

1216 Towanda Ave., Bloomington 61701 309-828-8312 timespastinn.com/

407 N. Hershey Rd., Bloomington 61704 309-319-2131 haciendaleonil.com/

Fort Jesse Cafe

1305 E. Mercer Ave., Bloomington 61704 309-664-0808 www.shannonsfivestar.com/

Five Guys

3006 E. Empire St., Bloomington 61704 309-590-3200 www.anchoandagave.com/

1700 E. College Ave. Suite 7, Normal 61761 309-808-1506 www.fiveguys.com/

Fort Jesse Cafe

1531 Fort Jesse Rd. #1, Normal 61761 309-451-5656 www.ftjessecafe.com/

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The Garlic Press

108 W. North St., Normal 61761 309-452-8841 thegarlicpress.com/

Chocolatier Inc

3 Finance Dr., Bloomington 61704 309-821-0277 the-chocolatier-bloomington.myshopify.com/

Fannie May

1615 E. Empire St. #1177, Bloomington 61701 309-663-0617 www.fanniemay.com/

Fresh Thyme Market

403 N. Veterans Pkwy. Unit 2, Bloomington 61704 309-445-6018 www.freshthyme.com/

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Hacienda Leon

17485 E. 2500 N. Rd., Hudson 61748 309-747-2496 greengablesgrill.com/

115 S. Veterans Pkwy. Suite A, Normal 61761 309-222-2533 www.normaloph.com/

Crawford’s Corner Pub

BEST BURRITO

Green Gables Bar & Grill

1531 Fort Jesse Rd. #1, Normal 61761 309-451-5656 www.ftjessecafe.com/

The Original Pancake House

120 W. North St., Normal 61761 309-451-6334 www.medicinormal.com/

3002 Gill St., Bloomington 61704 309-661-6387 www.gillstreet.net/

BEST BREAKFAST

THE PANTAGRAPH

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BEST CATERING

A to Z Catering and Parties

1002 N. Linden St., Bloomington 61701 309-622-3266 atozscateringandparties.com/

Biaggi’s Ristorante Italiano

3010 E. Empire St., Bloomington 61704 309-661-8322 biaggis.com/

Annie’s Eats Carry-Out And Catering 601-699 N. Clinton St., Bloomington 61701 309-824-0803 www.annieseatsblono.com/

Fort Jesse Cafe

1531 Fort Jesse Rd. #1, Normal 61761 309-451-5656 www.ftjessecafe.com/

Epiphany Farms Restaurant 220 E. Front St., Bloomington 61701 309-828-2323 www.epiphanyfarms.com/efr/

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BEST CHICKEN WINGS

BEST CHILI

BEST COMMUNITY EVENT

BEST COOKIES

Schooner’s

Steak ‘n Shake

Sugar Creek Arts Festival

812 E. Grove St., Bloomington 61701 309-827-0270 www.grovestreetbakery.com/

810 E. Grove St., Bloomington 61701 309-829-6841 schoonersbl.com/

DR. McKay’s Bar & Grill

909 N. Hershey Rd., Bloomington 61704 309-662-6711 drmckays.com/

Mugsy’s

1310 N. Main St., Bloomington 61701 309-827-2628 www.mugsyspub.com

Pop Up Chicken Shop

1006 E. Lincoln St., Bloomington 61701 309-827-3999

Flingers Pizza Pub

1503 E. Vernon Ave., Bloomington 61701 309-820-8838 www.flingerspizzapub.com/

Central Illinois Where AMAZING Happens!! 1603 Visa Drive #3, Normal 309-268-9000 www.thespinedoctor.net

Multiple Locations www.steaknshake.com/

Fort Jesse Cafe

1531 Fort Jesse Rd. #1, Normal 61761 309-451-5656 www.ftjessecafe.com/

www.sugarcreekartsfestival.org/

3rd Sunday Market

JP’s Wheel & Ale House

409 N. Hershey Rd., Bloomington 61704 309-386-1642 jpswheelhouse.com/

Ivy Lane Bakery

405 N. Main St., Bloomington 61701 309-585-1774 www.ivylanebakery.net/

Bruegala

117 E. Beaufort St., Normal 61761 309-326-5814 insomniacookies.com/

Insomnia Cookies

Glorious Garden Festival David Davis Mansion

1000 Monroe Dr., Bloomington 61701 309-828-1084 daviddavismansion.org/

Times Past Inn

1216 Towanda Ave., Bloomington 61701 309-828-8312 timespastinn.com/

Grove Street Bakery

2301 W. Market St., Bloomington 61705 217-202-2847 thirdsundaymarket.com/

Schooners

810 E. Grove St., Bloomington 61701 309-829-6841 schoonersbl.com/

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Dollface Desserts

1118 E. Oakland Ave., Bloomington 61701 309-846-0662 www.dollfacedesserts.com/

TJ’s Cookie Jar

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BEST CUPCAKES

BEST DANCE STUDIO

Sugar Mama Bakery

The Next Step Dance Studio

116 W. North St., Normal 61761 309-473-8231 sugarmamabakery.net/

1 Auto Row Dr. #400, Bloomington 61704 309-585-1370 www.thenextstepds.net/

Janet’s Cakes & Catering

Twin Cities School of Dance

504 Guido Circle, Bloomington 61701 309-664-0684 www.janetscakes.net/

1301 Morrissey Dr. #1, Bloomington 61701 309-663-9333 www.tcbdance.com/

Nothing Bundt Cakes

2109 Veterans Pkwy. #13, Bloomington 61704 309-434-5735 www.nothingbundtcakes.com

Dollface Desserts

1118 E. Oakland Ave., Bloomington 61701 309-846-0662 www.dollfacedesserts.com/

Hy-Vee

1403 N. Veterans Pkwy, Bloomington 61704 309-663-3050 www.hy-vee.com/

All About Dance Bloomington

1602 Glasson St. #3, Bloomington 61704 309-386-1700 www.allaboutdance.org/

Dance Factory

3 Towanda Service Rd., Bloomington 61701 309-662-8840 www.stacysdancefactory.net/

Uptown Dance

114 W. North St., Normal 61761 309-585-2174 uptowndancenormalillinois.org

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BEST DESSERT

BEST DONUTS

Ivy Lane Bakery

Denny’s Doughnuts and Bakery

405 N. Main St., Bloomington 61701 309-585-1774 www.ivylanebakery.net/

Nothing Bundt Cakes

2109 Veterans Pkwy. #13, Bloomington 61704 309-434-5735 www.nothingbundtcakes.com

Biaggi’s Ristorante Italiano

3010 E. Empire St., Bloomington 61704 309-661-8322 biaggis.com/

Dollface Desserts

1107 S. Main St., Bloomington 61701 309-827-0459 www.dennysdoughnuts.com/

Grove Street Bakery

812 E. Grove St., Bloomington 61701 309-827-0270 www.grovestreetbakery.com/

Krispy Kreme

201 N. Veterans Pkwy, Bloomington 61704 309-664-7400 krispykreme.com/

Hy-Vee

1118 E. Oakland Ave., Bloomington 61701 309-846-0662 www.dollfacedesserts.com/

1403 N. Veterans Pkwy, Bloomington 61704 309-663-3050 www.hy-vee.com/

Pop Up Chicken Shop

Dunkin’

1006 E. Lincoln St., Bloomington 61701 309-827-3999

Multiple Locations www.dunkindonuts.com/en

BEST EGG ROLL

Grand Café

2205 E. Oakland Ave. A2, Bloomington 309-828-0324 www.grandcafellc.com/

Mandarin Garden

106 Mall Dr., Normal 61761 309-454-1118 www.mandaringardenhouse.net/

Thai House

805 Morrissey Dr., Bloomington 61701 309-828-2600 thaihouserestaurants.com/

China Star

2402 E. Oakland Ave., Bloomington 61701 309-663-4580 www.chinastarbn.com/

Brass Pig and Smoke Alehouse 602 N. Main St., Bloomington 61701 309-585-2978 www.brasspigsmokehouse.com/

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THE PANTAGRAPH

BEST EVENT FACILITY

The Castle Theatre

209 E. Washington St. #1, Bloomington 61701 309-820-0352 www.thecastletheatre.com/

Ewing Cultural Center

48 Sunset Rd., Bloomington 61701 309-438-6333 ewingmanor.illinoisstate.edu/

David Davis Mansion

1000 Monroe Dr., Bloomington 61701 309-828-1084 daviddavismansion.org/

Epiphany Farms Estate

220 E. Front St., Bloomington 61701 309-828-2323 www.epiphanyfarms.com/efr/

Altitude Trampoline Park

1702 General Electric Rd., Bloomington 61704 309-663-1988 altitudebloomington.com/

BEST FAST FOOD

BEST FINE DINING

Biaggi’s Ristorante Italiano

Culver’s

Multiple Locations www.culvers.com/

3010 E. Empire St., Bloomington 61704 309-661-8322 biaggis.com/

Chick-fil-A

Epiphany Farms Restaurant

Portillo’s Hot Dogs

The Mystic Kitchen & Tasting Room

220 E. Front St., Bloomington 61701 309-828-2323 www.epiphanyfarms.com/efr/

101 S. Veterans Pkwy., Normal 61761 309-268-9500 www.chick-fil-a.com/

202 Landmark Dr., Normal 61761 309-200-8086 www.portillos.com/

Fort Jesse Cafe

1531 Fort Jesse Rd. #1, Normal 61761 309-451-5656 www.ftjessecafe.com/

Jimmy John’s

Multiple Locations www.jimmyjohns.com/

306 N. Center St., Bloomington 61701 309-585-2344 www.mystickitchen.net/

Rob Dob’s Restaurant & Bar

801 N. Hershey Rd., Bloomington 61704 309-590-3434 robdobsbn.com/

Bakery and Pickle

513 N. Main St., Bloomington 61701 309-533-1500 www.epiphanyfarms.com/bakeryandpickle

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BEST FRIED CHICKEN

Pop Up Chicken Shop

1006 E. Lincoln St., Bloomington 61701 309-827-3999

Fort Jesse Cafe

1531 Fort Jesse Rd. #1, Normal 61761 309-451-5656 www.ftjessecafe.com/

Pizza Ranch

1211 Holiday Dr., Bloomington 61704 309-820-9777 pizzaranch.com/

JP’s Wheel & Ale House

409 N. Hershey Rd., Bloomington 61704 309-386-1642 jpswheelhouse.com/

Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen Multiple Locations www.popeyes.com

BEST GOLF COURSE

El Paso Golf Club

2860 County Rd 600 N., El Paso 61738 309-739-2013 elpasogolfclub.com/

Den At Fox Creek Golf Course

3002 Fox Creek Rd., Bloomington 61701 309-434-2300 www.bloomingtonparks.org/facilities/golf-courses

Highland Park Golf Course

1613 S. Main St., Bloomington 61701 309-434-2200 www.bloomingtonparks.org/facilities/golf-courses

Crestwicke Country Club

15671 E. 910 N. Rd., Bloomington 61705 309-829-8092 www.crestwicke.com/

Ironwood Golf Course

1901 N. Towanda Ave., Normal 61761 309-454-9620 www.normal.org/1284/Golf-Ironwood

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BEST GYROS

The Rock Restaurant

BEST HISTORIC SITE

David Davis Mansion

203 W. North St., Normal 61761 309-451-4976 therockrestaurant.net/

1000 Monroe Dr., Bloomington 61701 309-828-1084 daviddavismansion.org/

Ephesus Restaurant

McLean County Museum of History

1406 E. Empire St., Bloomington 61701 309-585-0514 www.ephesusrestaurant.us/

Super Gyros

115 Susan Dr. #A, Normal 61761 309-452-4046

Garden of Paradise

1412 E. Empire St., Bloomington 61701 309-585-0255

200 N. Main St., Bloomington 61701 309-827-0428 www.mchistory.org/

Ewing Cultural Center

48 Sunset Rd., Bloomington 61701 309-438-6333 ewingmanor.illinoisstate.edu/

Vrooman Mansion

701 E. Taylor St., Bloomington 61701 309-828-8816 vroomanmansion.com/

THE PANTAGRAPH

BEST HORSESHOE

BEST HOT DOG

BEST ICE CREAM

Fort Jesse Cafe

Windy City Wieners

Carl’s Ice Cream Factory

1531 Fort Jesse Rd. #1, Normal 61761 309-451-5656 www.ftjessecafe.com/

Spotted Dog

1504 Morrissey Dr., Bloomington 61704 309-585-0378

Crawford’s Corner Pub

610 W. Chestnut St., Bloomington 61701 309-808-1623 crawfordscornerpub.com/

The Town Well, LLC

Multiple Locations www.windycitywieners.com/

Portillo’s Hot Dogs

Multiple Locations www.carlsicecream.com/

Gene’s

202 Landmark Dr., Normal 61761 309-200-8086 www.portillos.com

1019 S. Main St., Bloomington 61701 309-829-6022

Sam’s Club

Emack & Bolio’s Ice Cream

2151 Shepard Rd., Normal 61761 309-454-3138 www.samsclub.com

Fort Jesse Cafe

208 W. Main St. #7543, Standford 61774 309-379-2281

1531 Fort Jesse Rd. #1, Normal 61761 309-451-5656 www.ftjessecafe.com/

107 E. Beaufort St., Normal 61761 309-454-9375 emackandbolios.com/

Main Street Scoop

403 N. Main St., Bloomington 61701 309-242-9229 www.mainstscoop.com/

Windy City Wieners

Evergreen Memorial Cemetery

Multiple Locations www.windycitywieners.com/

302 E. Miller St., Bloomington 61701 309-827-6950 evergreenmemorialcemetery.com/

1006 E. Lincoln St., Bloomington 61701 309-827-3999

Pop Up Chicken Shop

Carl’s Ice Cream Factory Multiple Locations www.carlsicecream.com/

Multiple Locations www.culvers.com/

BEST INDIAN

BEST ITALIAN

BEST KARAOKE

BEST LIVE MUSIC VENUE

BEST LIVE THEATRE VENUE

Biaggi’s Ristorante Italiano

Bistro

Aroma Indian Restaurant

716 S. Eldorado Rd., Bloomington 61704 309-808-0076 www.aromabloomington.com/

Puran Indian Restaurant

1704 Eastland Dr. #10, Bloomington 61704 309-663-0885 puranindiantogo.com/

Signature India Bloomington 1407 N. Veterans Pkwy. Ste #26, Bloomington 61704 309-663-2226 www.signatureindiablm.com/

Bloom Bawarchi V 2.0

503 N. Prospect Rd. Ste. 104, Bloomington 61704 309-277-3678 www.bloombawarchi.com/

3010 E. Empire St., Bloomington 61704 309-661-8322 biaggis.com/

316 N. Main St., Bloomington 61701 309-829-2278

The Lucca Grill

Kegler’s Pub

116 E. Market St., Bloomington 61701 309-828-7521 www.luccagrill.com/

804 N. Hershey Rd. #2, Bloomington 61704 309-663-8556 pheasantlanes.com/keglers-pub/

Avanti’s Italian Restaurant

Lunker’s

The Castle Theatre

201 Robinhood Lane, Bloomington 61701 309-663-2121 www.communityplayers.org/

Nightshop

Bloomington Center for the Performing Arts

517 N. Main St., Bloomington 61701 309-808-1983 www.nightshop517.com/

Multiple Locations avantisbloomington.com/

104 S. Linden St., Normal 61761 309-451-3474

33633 IL-9, Mackinaw 61755 309-359-9463 www.mackinawvalleyvineyard.com/

Olive Garden Italian Restaurant

JP’s Wheel & Ale House

Bloomington Center for the Performing Arts

La Gondola Spaghetti & Pizza House 1501 E. Vernon Ave., Bloomington 309-664-6363 lagondolaspaghettihouse.com/

409 N. Hershey Rd., Bloomington 61704 309-386-1642 jpswheelhouse.com/

Sparrow Entertainment

www.sparrowentertainment.net/

Community Players Theatre

209 E. Washington St. #1, Bloomington 61701 309-820-0352 www.thecastletheatre.com/

Mackinaw Valley Vineyard

1701 E. Empire St., Bloomington 61704 309-663-7375 www.olivegarden.com/home

Culver’s

600 N. East St., Bloomington 61701 309-434-2777 www.artsblooming.org/

Rob Dob’s Restaurant & Bar

801 N. Hershey Rd., Bloomington 61704 309-590-3434 robdobsbn.com/

600 N. East St., Bloomington 61701 309-434-2777 www.artsblooming.org/

Conklin’s Barn III Dinner Theatre 1445 Timberline Rd., Goodfield 61742 309-965-2545 www.thebarniii.com/

Ewing Cultural Center

48 Sunset Rd., Bloomington 61701 309-438-6333 ewingmanor.illinoisstate.edu/

Heartland Theatre

1110 Douglas St., Normal 61761 309-452-8709 heartlandtheatre.org/


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BEST LOCAL BREWERY

BEST LOCAL COFFEE SHOP

DESTIHL BREWERY

Coffee Hound Roasters and Cafes

1200 Greenbriar Dr., Normal 61761 309-420-0159 destihl.com/

Keg Grove Brewing Company

Multiple Locations coffeehound.cafe/

Fort Jesse Cafe

BEST LOCAL SPORTS TEAM

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BEST MARGARITAS

Ancho & Agave

100 N. University St., Normal 61761 illinoisstate.edu/

3006 E. Empire St., Bloomington 61704 309-590-3200 www.anchoandagave.com/

Normal Cornbelters

Fiesta Ranchera

712 E. Empire St., Bloomington 61701 309-585-2021 keggrovebrewing.com/

1531 Fort Jesse Rd. #1, Normal 61761 309-451-5656 www.ftjessecafe.com/

1000 W. Raab Rd., Normal 61761 corn-crib-stadium.edan.io/

Multiple Locations www.fiestarancherarestaurants.com/

Lil Beaver Brewery

Fusion Brew

BHS Raiders

Hacienda Leon

5 Finance Dr., Bloomington 61704 309-808-2590 lilbeaverbrewery.com/

White Oak Brewing

1801 Industrial Park Dr., Normal 61761 309-434-9476 www.whiteoak.beer/

DESTIHL Restaurant & Brew Works 318 S. Towanda Ave., Normal 61761 309-862-2337 destihl.com/restaurant

503 S. Main St., Normal 61761 309-454-9300 fusionbrew.com/

1202 E. Locust St., Bloomington 61701 309-828-5201 www.district87.org/Domain/15

Bloom’s Coffee Bar

1209 1/2 Towanda Ave., Bloomington 61701 816-745-6240 www.bloomscoffeebar.com/

Coffeehouse & Deli

114 E. Beaufort St., Normal 61761 309-452-6774 thecoffeehousenormal.com/

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407 N. Hershey Rd., Bloomington 61704 309-319-2131 haciendaleonil.com/

Los Potrillos

Illinois Valley Warriors Tri Valley Vikings

503 E. Washington St., Downs 61736 309-378-2911 www.tri-valley3.org/

201 Landmark Dr., Normal 61761 309-862-0824 lospotrillos.online/

Las Margaritas Mexican Bar & Grill 3805 Ballybunion Rd., Bloomington 61704 309-808-2680 www.lasmargaritasmtzion.com/

BEST MEXICAN

Hacienda Leon

407 N. Hershey Rd., Bloomington 61704 309-319-2131 haciendaleonil.com/

Taqueria El Porton

901 N. Main St., Bloomington 61701 309-820-1625 www.taqueriaelporton.com/

Fiesta Ranchera

Multiple Locations www.fiestarancherarestaurants.com/

Los Potrillos

201 Landmark Dr., Normal 61761 309-862-0824 lospotrillos.online/

Mexa Maya - Mexican & Central American Restaurante 1113 N. Main St., Normal 61761 309-451-9237 mexa-maya-mexican-central-americanrestaurante.negocio.site/

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BEST MOVIE THEATER

Marcus Bloomington Cinema 1111 Wylie Dr., Bloomington 61705 309-828-8015 www.marcustheatres.com/

The Normal Theater

209 W. North St., Normal 61761 309-454-9722 www.normaltheater.com/

Harvest Moon Twin Drive In Movie Theatre 1175 S. Sangamon Ave., Gibson 60936 217-784-8770 www.harvestmoondrivein.com/

AMC CLASSIC Normal 14 201 McKnight St., Normal 61761 309-454-1829 www.amctheatres.com

Arlee Theater

BEST OUTDOOR DINING

Ancho & Agave

3006 E. Empire St., Bloomington 61704 309-590-3200 www.anchoandagave.com/

DESTIHL BREWERY

1200 Greenbriar Dr., Normal 61761 309-420-0159 destihl.com/

The Mystic Kitchen & Tasting Room

1702 General Electric Rd., Bloomington 61704 309-663-1988 altitudebloomington.com/

BloNo Pizza Co.

1304 Cross Creek Dr., Normal 61761 309-829-5777 blonopizzaco.com/

Mass VR

4 Currency Dr., Bloomington 61704 309-808-6900 www.massvrbn.com/

Flingers Pizza Pub

1503 E. Vernon Ave., Bloomington 61701 309-820-8838 www.flingerspizzapub.com

Biaggi’s Ristorante Italiano

Schooner’s

Epiphany Farms Restaurant

810 E. Grove St., Bloomington 61701 309-829-6841 schoonersbl.com/

Crawford’s Corner Pub

BEST PLACE FOR FAMILY FUN

Altitude Trampoline Park

Fort Jesse Cafe

1531 Fort Jesse Rd. #1, Normal 61761 309-451-5656 www.ftjessecafe.com/

3010 E. Empire St., Bloomington 61704 309-661-8322 biaggis.com/

610 W. Chestnut St., Bloomington 61701 309-808-1623 crawfordscornerpub.com/

Grady’s Family Fun Park

Flingers Pizza Pub

1503 E. Vernon Ave., Bloomington 61701 309-820-8838 www.flingerspizzapub.com/

306 N. Center St., Bloomington 61701 309-585-2344 www.mystickitchen.net/

139 S. Main St., Mason City 62664 217-482-9999 arleetheater.com/

1501 Morrissey Dr., Bloomington 61701 309-662-3332 www.gradysfunpark.com/

BEST OVERALL RESTAURANT

220 E. Front St., Bloomington 61701 309-828-2323 www.epiphanyfarms.com/efr/

Pop Up Chicken Shop

THE PANTAGRAPH

BEST PIE/CAKE

Busy Corner

302 Eureka St., Goodfield 61742 309-965-2361 abusycorner.com/

Janet’s Cakes & Catering

504 Guido Circle, Bloomington 61701 309-664-0684 www.janetscakes.net/

Nothing Bundt Cakes

BEST PIZZA

Flingers Pizza Pub

1503 E. Vernon Ave., Bloomington 61701 309-820-8838 www.flingerspizzapub.com/

Tobin’s Pizza

1513 N. Main St., Bloomington 61701 309-828-0410 tobinspizza.com/

The Lucca Grill

2109 Veterans Pkwy. #13, Bloomington 61704 309-434-5735 www.nothingbundtcakes.com

116 E. Market St., Bloomington 61701 309-828-7521 www.luccagrill.com/

Hy-Vee

Joe’s Station House Pizza Pub

1403 N. Veterans Pkwy, Bloomington 61704 309-663-3050 www.hy-vee.com/

Dollface Desserts

305 N. Veterans Pkwy., Normal 61761 309-452-5637 www.joesbn.com/

Grady’s Pizza

1006 E. Lincoln St., Bloomington 61701 309-827-3999

1118 E. Oakland Ave., Bloomington 61701 309-846-0662 www.dollfacedesserts.com/

1501 Morrissey Dr., Bloomington 61701 309-662-3332 www.gradyspizza.com/

BEST PLACE FOR GAMING

BEST PLACE FOR KID’S PARTIES

BEST SALADS

BEST SANDWICH

8 Bit Arcade Bar

Children’s Discovery Museum

Panera Bread

236 E. Front St., Bloomington 61701 309-808-1087 www.8bitbeercade.com/

Red Raccoon Games

309 N. Main St., Bloomington 61701 309-828-9196 www.redraccoongames.com/

Gingerbread House Toys

915 E. Washington St. #3, Bloomington 61701 309-827-8811 gingerbreadhousetoys.com/

Mass VR

4 Currency Dr., Bloomington 61704 309-808-6900 www.massvrbn.com/

Arcadia: America’s Playable Arcade Museum 107 S. Hamilton St., McLean 61754 309-287-1725 www.vintagevideogames.com/

101 E. Beaufort St., Normal 61761 309-433-3444 www.childrensdiscoverymuseum.net/

Multiple Locations www.panerabread.com

Altitude Trampoline Park

Epiphany Farms Restaurant

1702 General Electric Rd., Bloomington 61704 309-663-1988 altitudebloomington.com/

Iron Coyote Challenge Park

4113 Oakland Ave., Bloomington 61704 309-205-7500 iron-coyote-challenge-park.business.site/

Mass VR

4 Currency Dr., Bloomington 61704 309-808-6900 www.massvrbn.com/

BloNo Pizza Co.

1304 Cross Creek Dr., Normal 61761 309-829-5777 blonopizzaco.com/

Pop Up Chicken Shop

1006 E. Lincoln St., Bloomington 61701 309-827-3999

Fort Jesse Cafe

220 E. Front St., Bloomington 61701 309-828-2323 www.epiphanyfarms.com/efr/

1531 Fort Jesse Rd. #1, Normal 61761 309-451-5656 www.ftjessecafe.com/

Fort Jesse Cafe

Brass Pig Smoke & Alehouse

Rob Dob’s Restaurant & Bar

Potbelly Sandwich Shop

1531 Fort Jesse Rd. #1, Normal 61761 309-451-5656 www.ftjessecafe.com/

801 N. Hershey Rd., Bloomington 61704 309-590-3434 robdobsbn.com/

Flingers Pizza Pub

1503 E. Vernon Ave., Bloomington 61701 309-820-8838 www.flingerspizzapub.com/

602 N. Main St., Bloomington 61701 309-585-2978 www.brasspigsmokehouse.com

Multiple Locations www.potbelly.com/

Jason’s Deli

321 S. Veterans Pkwy., Normal 61761 309-451-1564 www.jasonsdeli.com


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The Pantagraph

BEST SEAFOOD

BEST SLOTS/VIDEO GAMBLING

BEST SOUP

DR. McKay’s Bar & Grill

Panera Bread

Red Lobster

714 S. Eldorado Rd., Bloomington 61704 309-663-9405 www.redlobster.com/

909 N. Hershey Rd., Bloomington 61704 309-662-6711 drmckays.com/

Flingers Pizza Pub

The Tasty Crab

706 S. Eldorado Rd., Bloomignton 61704 309-585-0401

Biaggi’s Ristorante Italiano

3010 E. Empire St., Bloomington 61704 309-661-8322 biaggis.com/

The Mystic Kitchen & Tasting Room 306 N. Center St., Bloomington 61701 309-585-2344 www.mystickitchen.net/

Rob Dob’s Restaurant & Bar

801 N. Hershey Rd., Bloomington 61704 309-590-3434 robdobsbn.com/

1503 E. Vernon Ave., Bloomington 61701 309-820-8838 www.flingerspizzapub.com/

Mass VR

Multiple Locations www.panerabread.com

Fort Jesse Cafe

1531 Fort Jesse Rd. #1, Normal 61761 309-451-5656 www.ftjessecafe.com/

Shannon’s Five Star

4 Currency Dr., Bloomington 61704 309-808-6900 www.massvrbn.com/

1305 E. Mercer Ave., Bloomington 61704 309-664-0808 www.shannonsfivestar.com/

BloNo Pizza Co.

Epiphany Farms Restaurant

1304 Cross Creek Dr., Normal 61761 309-829-5777 blonopizzaco.com/

JP’s Wheel & Ale House

409 N. Hershey Rd., Bloomington 61704 309-386-1642 jpswheelhouse.com/

220 E. Front St., Bloomington 61701 309-828-2323 www.epiphanyfarms.com/efr/

Biaggi’s Ristorante Italiano

3010 E. Empire St., Bloomington 61704 309-661-8322 biaggis.com/

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BEST SPECIALTY DRINK (NON-ALCOHOLIC)

Fort Jesse Cafe

1531 Fort Jesse Rd. #1, Normal 61761 309-451-5656 www.ftjessecafe.com/

Fusion Brew

503 S. Main St., Normal 61761 309-454-9300 fusionbrew.com/

BEST STEAK

Jim’s Steakhouse

2307 E. Washington St., Bloomington 61701 309-663-4142 www.jimsbloomington.com/

Alexander’s Steakhouse

1503 E. College Ave., Normal 61761 309-454-7300 alexanderssteak.com/

Bloom’s Coffee Bar

1209 1/2 Towanda Ave., Bloomington 61701 816-745-6240 www.bloomscoffeebar.com/

The Town Well, LLC

208 W. Main St. #7543, Standford 61774 309-379-2281

Boba for Life

502 N. Prospect Rd., Ste. 16, Bloomington 61704 703-459-4604 bobaforlife.square.site/

Red Lobster

714 S. Eldorado Rd., Bloomington 61704 309-663-9405 www.redlobster.com/

Outback Steakhouse

1637 E. Empire St., Bloomington 61701 309-663-0455 www.outback.com/

Rob Dob’s Restaurant & Bar

801 N. Hershey Rd., Bloomington 61704 309-590-3434 robdobsbn.com/

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BEST SUSHI

Anju Above

220 E. Front St., Bloomington 61701 309-828-8704 www.epiphanyfarms.com/anju/

Kobe’ Japanese Steak House

401 N. Veterans Pkwy,. Bloomington 61704 309-663-1300 www.kobebloomington.com/

La Bamba Mexican Restaurant 129 E. Beaufort St. C, Normal 61761 309-452-2243 labambaburritos.com/

Yumz Asian Cuisine

120 Krispy Kreme Dr., Bloomington 61704 309-808-4302 www.yumzasiancuisine.com/

Kochi

1540 E. College Ave., Normal 61761 309-888-9028 kochijapanese.com/

BEST TACOS

BEST VEGETARIAN

Tony’s Tacos

Under the Ground BloNo

304 N. Main St., Bloomington 61761 309-585-1332 www.tonystacosbn.com/

Ancho & Agave

3006 E. Empire St., Bloomington 61704 309-590-3200 www.anchoandagave.com/

Taqueria El Porton

901 N. Main St., Bloomington 61701 309-820-1625 www.taqueriaelporton.com/

Hacienda Leon

407 N. Hershey Rd., Bloomington 61704 309-319-2131 haciendaleonil.com/

Veracruz

2 River Run, Downs 61736 309-212-0333 utgblono.com/

Nightshop

517 N. Main St., Bloomington 61701 309-808-1983 www.nightshop517.com/

Coffeehouse & Deli

114 E. Beaufort St., Normal 61761 309-452-6774 thecoffeehousenormal.com/

Aroma Indian Restaurant

716 S. Eldorado Rd., Bloomington 61704 309-808-0076 www.aromabloomington.com/

Seoul Mama

THE PANTAGRAPH

COLDEST BEER

Schooner’s

BEST ANTIQUE SHOP

Neighborhood Thrift Shop

810 E. Grove St., Bloomington 61701 309-829-6841 schoonersbl.com/

406 N. Main St., Bloomington 61701 309-827-2500

Flingers Pizza Pub

Bronze Giraffe Antiques

1503 E. Vernon Ave., Bloomington 61701 309-820-8838 www.flingerspizzapub.com/

1720 Bradford Ln., Normal 61761 309-451-7594 bronze-giraffe-antiques.business.site/

DR. McKay’s Bar & Grill

El Paso Antique Mall

909 N. Hershey Rd., Bloomington 61704 309-662-6711 drmckays.com/

The Town Well, LLC

208 W. Main St. #7543, Standford 61774 309-379-2281

Windjammer Lounge

15 Linco Dr., El Paso 61738 309-527-3705 elpasoantiquemallcollectablesandvintage.com/

A Gridley Antiques

217 E. Front St., Bloomington 61701 309-829-9615 www.gridleyantiques.com/

Bobzbay

1704 Eastland Dr., Bloomington 61704 309-663-9500

2103 Veterans Pkwy. #312, Bloomington 61704 309-661-1868 seoulmamafood.com/

2303 Stern Dr,. Bloomington 61704 309-663-2233 www.windjammerblm.com/

419 N. Main St., Bloomington 61701 309-740-2012 www.bobzbay.com/

BEST APPLIANCE STORE

BEST BICYCLE SHOP

BEST BUTCHER/MEAT SHOP

BEST FLOORING STORE

BEST FRESH PRODUCE

Sherman’s

Bloomington Cycle and Fitness

300 Landmark Dr., Normal 61761 309-454-7700 www.shermansnow.com/

915 E. Washington St. Suite 1, Bloomington 61701 309-820-8036 www.bloomingtoncycleandfitness.com/

Dick Van Dyke

1611 Clearwater Ave., Bloomington 61704 309-827-8300 www.appliance-world.com/

OK Appliance

906 Four Seasons Rd., Bloomington 61701 309-663-4221 www.okappliance.net/

Lowes

2101 E. Empire St., Bloomington 61704 309-661-6467 www.lowes.com/

Best Buy

2103 N. Veterans Pkwy. Ste. 200, Bloomington 61704 309-663-8090 stores.bestbuy.com/

Wilson’s Cycle

426 N. Main St., Bloomington 61701 309-829-6824 www.wilsonscycle.com/

Vitesse

206 S. Linden St., Normal 61761 309-454-1541 www.vitessecycle.com/

WBRP

724 W. Washington St., Bloomington 61701 309-829-1200 www.westbloomington.org/

Bloomington Meats

Carpet Weavers

HyVee

1403 N. Veterans Pkwy, Bloomington 61704 309-663-3050 www.hy-vee.com/

2401 Bunn St., Bloomington 61704 309-828-9731 www.bloomington-meats.com/

820 S. Eldorado Rd., Bloomington 61704 309-663-4300 carpetweaversflooring.com/

College Hills Meat Shop

1522 E. College Ave. #1, Normal 61761 309-452-2222 www.collegehillsmeatshop.com/

Bloomington Carpets

104 Woodrig Rd., Bloomington 61704 309-829-1442 www.bloomingtoncarpets.com/

921 E. Washington St., Bloomington 61701 309-306-1523 greentopgrocery.com/

HyVee

Sweeney Brothers

403 N. Veterans Pkwy. Unit 2, Bloomington 61704 309-445-6018 www.freshthyme.com/

1403 N. Veterans Pkwy, Bloomington 61704 309-663-3050 www.hy-vee.com/

Green Top Grocery

921 E. Washington St., Bloomington 61701 309-306-1523 greentopgrocery.com/

Chenoa Locker

8 N. Veto St., Chenoa 61726 309-945-7323 www.chenoalocker.com/

11 Westport Ct., Bloomington 61704 309-663-9199 www.sweeneybrothers.com

CarpetsPlus Color Tile

710 S. Eldorado Rd., Bloomington 61704 309-663-9101 cpctofblm.com/

Mr Sandless

217-483-3222 www.mrsandless.com/

Green Top Grocery

Fresh Thyme

Jacksons Produce

2329 Springfield Rd., Bloomington 61701 309-827-5444 jacksonsproduce.com/

Common Ground

516 N. Main St., Bloomington 61701 309-829-2621 www.commongroundgrocery.com/


SHOPPING

THE PANTAGRAPH

BEST FURNITURE STORE

Whitacre’s Furniture

704 S. Broadway, Hudson 61748 309-726-1305 www.whitacresfurniture.com/

Martin’s Furniture

501 Chancellor Dr., Bloomington 61704 309-662-7733 www.martinshomefurniture.com

Bloomington ReStoreHabitat for Humanity

1402 W. Washington St., Bloomington 61701 309-454-6047 www.bnrestore.org/

Neighborhood Thrift

406 N. Main St., Bloomington 61701 309-827-2500

Altman’s Billiards & Barstools

BEST GAMING

Red Raccoon Games

309 N. Main St., Bloomington 61701 309-828-9196 www.redraccoongames.com/

Gingerbread House

915 E. Washington St. #3, Bloomington 61701 309-827-8811 gingerbreadhousetoys.com/

8 Bit Arcade Bar

236 E. Front St., Bloomington 61701 309-808-1087 www.8bitbeercade.com/

Arcadia: America’s Playable Arcade Museum 107 S. Hamilton St., McLean 61754 309-287-1725 www.vintagevideogames.com/

Mass VR

BEST GARDEN CENTER/NURSEY

AB Hatchery

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BEST GIFT SHOP

Garlic Press

916 E. Grove St., Bloomington 61701 309-828-2722 abhatcherygarden.com/

108 W. North St., Normal 61761 309-452-8841 thegarlicpress.com/

Casey’s Garden Shop

Crossroads Fair Trade Goods and Gifts

1505 N. Main St., Bloomington 61701 309-828-1424 www.caseysgardenshop.com/

Wendell Niepagen Greenhouses and Garden Center

428 N. Main St., Bloomington 61701 309-827-0121 www.crossroadshandcrafts.com/

Beyond Normal

2010 Fox Creek Rd., Bloomington 61701 309-828-4580 www.niepagens.com/

112 W. North St., Normal 61761 309-451-1473 beyondnormal.co/

Growing Grounds

Bronze Giraffe Antiques

1610 S. Main St., Bloomington 61701 309-827-4343 growinggrounds.com/

Owen Nursery

1720 Bradford Ln., Normal 61761 309-451-7594 bronze-giraffe-antiques.business.site/

Bobzbay

BEST GROCERY STORE

HyVee

1403 N. Veterans Pkwy, Bloomington 61704 309-663-3050 www.hy-vee.com/

Green Top Grocery

921 E. Washington St., Bloomington 61701 309-306-1523 greentopgrocery.com/

Kroger

Multiple Locations www.kroger.com/

Meijer

1900 E. College Ave., Normal 61761 309-888-0800 www.meijer.com/

Schnucks

2036 Ireland Grove Rd., Bloomington 61704 309-663-8553 shopaltmans.com/

4 Currency Dr., Bloomington 61704 309-808-6900 www.massvrbn.com/

1700 Morrissey Dr., Bloomington 61704 309-663-1800 www.owennursery.com/

419 N. Main St., Bloomington 61701 309-740-2012 www.bobzbay.com/

Multiple Locations nourish.schnucks.com/

BEST HOME IMPROVEMENT/ HARDWARE STORE

BEST JEWELRY STORE

BEST LIQUOR STORE

BEST LOCALLY OWNED BUSINESS

BEST LUMBER STORE

Menards

900 Greenbriar Dr., Normal 61761 309-452-6299 www.menards.com/

Lowe’s

2101 E. Empire St., Bloomington 61704 309-661-6467 www.lowes.com/

Ace Hardware

204 E. College Ave., Normal 61761 309-454-5413 www.acesetsthepace.com/

Home Depot

795 N. Veterans Pkwy., Normal 61761 309-452-4031 www.homedepot.com/

The Tool Library

724 W. Washington St., Bloomington 61701 309-829-1200 www.westbloomington.org/

Hustedt Jewelers

713 IAA Dr., Bloomington 61701 309-663-2299 hustedtjewelers.com/

Jack Lewis Jewelers

1704 Eastland Dr., Suite 1, Bloomington 61704 309-663-0538 www.jacklewisjewelers.com/

Solid Gold

124 W. North St., Normal 61761 309-452-1612 www.solidgoldjewelers.net/

Bremer Jewelry

105 Krispy Kreme Dr. #6, Bloomington 61704 309-662-9700 www.bremerjewelry.com/

Garden of Beadin’

901 S. Eldorado Rd., Bloomington 61704 309-664-6000 www.gardenofbeadin.info/

Binny’s

1409 N. Veterans Pkwy., Bloomington 61704 309-661-0845 www.binnys.com/bloomington

Friar Tuck

2401 Maloney Dr., Bloomington 61704 309-664-5890 bloomington.friartuckonline.com/

Gingerbread House Toys

915 E. Washington St. #3, Bloomington 61701 309-827-8811 gingerbreadhousetoys.com/

Jack Lewis Jewelers

Hy-Vee

1403 N. Veterans Pkwy, Bloomington 61704 309-663-3050 www.hy-vee.com/

707 Liquors

707 S. Main St., Normal 61761 309-452-6595

Lowe’s

1704 Eastland Dr., Suite 1, Bloomington 61704 309-663-0538 www.jacklewisjewelers.com/

2101 E. Empire St., Bloomington 61704 309-661-6467 www.lowes.com/

Kara & Kaylee’s Kloset

2440 S. Main St., Bloomington 61704 309-827-6067 www.rplumber.com/

Budget Liquors

200 S. Linden St., Normal 61761 309-454-2337 www.budget-liquors.com/

Menards

900 Greenbriar Dr., Normal 61761 309-452-6299 www.menards.com/

RP Lumber

Flingers Pizza Pub

1503 E. Vernon Ave., Bloomington 61701 309-820-8838 www.flingerspizzapub.com/

Green Top Grocery

921 E. Washington St., Bloomington 61701 309-306-1523 greentopgrocery.com/

Alexander Lumber Multiple Locations alexlbr.com/

Hines Supply

908 White Oak Rd., Bloomington 61701 309-205-3100 www.hinessupply.com/

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BEST MUSIC SHOP

BEST OPTICAL SHOP

The Music Shoppe

VisionPoint Eye Center/1107 Optique

1540 E. College Ave. #4, Normal 61761 309-452-7436 www.themusicshoppe.com/

1107 Airport Rd., Bloomington, IL 61704 309-662-7700 www.visionpointeye.com/

Carl’s Pro Band

317 N. Center St., Bloomington 61701 309-827-7327 www.specsaroundtown.com/

1806 E. Empire St. Service Rd. Bloomington 61704 309-828-4676 www.carlsproband.com/

Bobzbay

419 N. Main St., Bloomington 61701 309-740-2012 www.bobzbay.com/

Waiting Room Records 113 W. North St., Normal 61761 309-452-4222 waitingroomrecords.com/

BEST SEWING/CRAFT STORE

Sewing Studio

Specs Around Town

Gailey Eye Clinic

1008 N. Main St., Bloomington, IL 61701 800-325-7706 gaileyeyeclinic.com/

All About Eyes

101 N. Veterans Pkwy. #301, Bloomington 61704 309-663-2700 allabouteyes.com

Bard Optical

BEST PAINT STORE

Don Smith Paints

1208 Towanda Ave., Bloomington 61701 309-827-8541 www.donsmithpaintandwallpaper.com/

Sherwin Williams

Multiple Locations www.sherwin-williams.com/

Menards

900 Greenbriar Dr., Normal 61761 309-452-6299 www.menards.com/

Diamond Vogel Paint

1110 E. Oakland Ave., Bloomington 61701 309-829-1414 www.diamondvogel.com/bloomington

Paint Depot Inc

THE PANTAGRAPH

BEST PET GROOMING & SUPPLIES

That Dapper Pet

416 N. Main St., Bloomington 61701 309-827-3277 www.thatdapperpet.com/

Premium Pet Supply

1500 E. Empire St., Bloomington 61701 309-662-2153 www.frommfamily.com/r/1787

Paradise Pets

Bronze Giraffe Antiques

Barking Lot

Bobzbay

2407 General Electric Rd., #A, Bloomington 61704 309-664-6733 paintdepotinc.com/

1811 Morrissey Dr., Bloomington 61704 309-663-1400 barkinglotil.com/

419 N. Main St., Bloomington 61701 309-740-2012 www.bobzbay.com/

BEST SHOE STORE

BEST SPORTING GOODS STORE

BEST TIRE STORE

BEST TOY STORE

Adrian’s Shoe Store

Dick’s Sporting Goods

Discount Tire

Hobby Lobby

Fleet Feet Bloomington

WildCountry

Don Owen Tire

105 Krispy Kreme Dr. Ste. 5, Bloomington 61704 309-808-3220 www.fleetfeet.com

Von Maur

203 S. Linden St., Normal 61761 309-452-0222 wildcountry4fun.com/

Read’s Sporting Goods

1701 E. Empire St., Bloomington 61704 309-663-7672 www.joann.com/

301 Veterans Pkwy., Normal 61761 309-454-2048 www.vonmaur.com/

812 IAA Dr., Bloomington 61701 309-663-0355

The Yarn Garden

Shoe Carnival

Smiley’s Sports Shop

Michaels

1720 Bradford Ln., Normal 61761 309-451-7594 bronze-giraffe-antiques.business.site/

1700 Parkway Plaza Dr., Normal 61761 309-250-3781 www.bardoptical.com

1776 Bradford Ln. Normal 61761 309-451-4090 www.discounttire.com

200 Greenbriar Dr. Ste. A, Normal 61761 309-268-4007 www.michaels.com/

Clothes Mentor

Belly Rubs

1520 E. College Ave., Normal 61761 309-452-3559 www.bellyrubsgrooming.com/

1608 E. Empire St., Bloomington 61701 309-807-1908 www.dickssportinggoods.com/

318 N. Main St., Bloomington 61701 309-808-0370 theyarngardenbloomington.com/

2 FruGALS Thrift

417 N. Main St., Bloomington 61701 309-530-5592

1407 N. veterans Pkwy., Bloomington 61704 309-662-0111 bloomingtonil.clothesmentor.com/

1210 Towanda Ave., Bloomington 61701 309-827-6591 www.adriansshoesandrepair.com/

JOANN Fabrics and Crafts

Bloomington ReStore

1402 W. Washington St., Bloomington 61701 309-454-6047 www.bnrestore.org/

405 Olympia Dr., Bloomington 61704 309-662-0880 www.paradisepethotelandspa.com/

216 Shiner St., Hudson 61748 309-485-1010 www.hudsonsewingstudio.com/

306 Towanda Ave., Normal 61761 309-451-0025 www.hobbylobby.com/

BEST RESALE SHOP

1700 E. College Ave., Normal 61761 309-268-9008 www.shoecarnival.com/

Often Running

206 S. Linden St., Normal 61761 309-452-7749 www.oftenrunning.com/

2049 Ireland Grove Rd., Bloomington 61704 309-663-1133 www.smileyssportsshop.com/

Often Running

206 S. Linden St., Normal 61761 309-452-7749 www.oftenrunning.com/

620 W. Olive St., Bloomington 61701 309-828-8473 donowentire.com

Clay Dooley

1507 E. Vernon Ave., Bloomington 61701 309-662-2886 www.claydooley.com/

Jesse’s Tire Clinic

1507 Circle Ave., Bloomington 61701 309-827-9545

Davis Tire & Auto

1809 Eastland Dr., Bloomington 61704 309-213-9932

Gingerbread House Toys

915 E. Washington St. #3, Bloomington 61701 309-827-8811 gingerbreadhousetoys.com/

Red Raccoon Games

309 N. Main St., Bloomington 61701 309-828-9196 www.redraccoongames.com/

The School Shop

1224 Towanda Ave., #25, Bloomington 61701 309-827-5555 www.theschoolshopstore.com

Children’s Discovery Museum Discover More Store 101 E. Beaufort St., Normal 61761 309-433-3444 www.childrensdiscoverymuseum.net/

Meijer

1900 E. College Ave., Normal 61761 309-888-0800 www.meijer.com/


SHOPPING

THE PANTAGRAPH

BEST VAPE STORE

Twin City Vapor

1328 E. Empire St., Ste. C, Bloomington 61701 309-829-8273 twincityvapor.com/password

The Smoker’s Den

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BEST WINE SELECTION

Binny’s

1409 N. Veterans Pkwy., Bloomington 61704 309-661-0845 www.binnys.com/bloomington

Friar Tuck

606 N. Main St., Bloomington 61701 309-829-9200 smokersden.co/

2401 Maloney Dr., Bloomington 61704 309-664-5890 bloomington.friartuckonline.com/

Beyond Hello

Stave Wine Bar & Market

501 Northtown Rd., Normal 61761 309-434-5141 beyond-hello.com

Smoke Rings

1414 S. Main St., Bloomington 61701 309-808-4039 smokeringsblono.com/

Tobacco Island

1212 Towanda Ave. Unit 2, Bloomington 61701 309-827-7579 tobaccoislandbloomington.com/

111 W. North St., Normal 61761 309-319-2139 stavewinebar.business.site/

On behalf Of my awesOme staff, I wOuld lIke tO thank everyOne In the cOmmunIty whO vOted fOr ZOZZarO chIrOpractIc and rehab. we are very grateful fOr yOur suppOrt, and are cOmmItted tO prOvIdIng excellent chIrOpractIc care In an uplIftIng envIrOnment.

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Best Eye Center VisionPoint Eye Center

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We couldn’t do it without you! Daniel Brownstone, MD

David Landess, OD

Best Optical Shop: 1107 Optique at VisionPoint Eye Center

Catharine Crockett, MD

Tom Mahaffey, OD

Scott Pinter, MD

Wilson Movic, OD

John Couillard, OD

Eric Norell, OD

Recipient of Multiple Best Doctor Awards

Jason Dunn, OD

Kathy Vize, OD

Jeffrey Huettemann, OD

Michelle Willenbring, OD

Our first year has been truly amazing, and it’s all thanks to you. To our patients who entrust us to preserve, protect and enhance their vision. To our staff who daily demonstrate our values of medical excellence, putting patients first and extraordinary teamwork. To our community that supports local businesses. To all who nominated and voted for VisionPoint Eye Center, 1107 Optique and our doctors.

Clearly you. 309.662.7700 | visionpointeye.com

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