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Valley Medical Center proudly offers a network of primary care clinics which serve as a medical home for care management. Urgent care clinics provide after-hours care and walk-in treatment, and specialty clinics provide convenient and comprehensive access throughout our community. For a FREE physician referral, please visit us at valleymed.org/doc.
Best of Renton 2015 Community Service
Best Customer Service
First Place: McLendon Hardware Runner-up: Brag Hair Salon Honorable Mention: CD Danza Salon & Spa and Dr. Kirk King, DDS
First Place: St. Anthony Catholic Parish Runner-up: New Life Church Honorable Mention: St. Matthew’s Lutheran Church and Highlands Community Church
First Place: Mr. Scrappy Runner-up: Sustainable Renton Honorable Mention: Green Earth and 1 Green Planet
Honorable Mention: Salvation Army Renton Rotary Food Bank and Renton History Museum
Health/Fitness Barber Shop
First Place: Hilands Barber Shop Runner-up: Linda’s Barber Shop Honorable Mention: Fairwood Barber Shop and Cascade Barber Shop
First Place: LA Fitness Runner-up: Planet Fitness Honorable Mention: Renton Community Center, 24 Hour Fitness and Fitness Center at Valley Medical Center
First Place: Dr. Trisha Hughes Runner-up: Dr. Robin Shampine Honorable Mention: Dr. Scott Petett, Dr. Kimberly Corbin and Dr. Rod Handley
First Place: Dr. Kirk E. King, DDS Runner-up: Dr. Sam Kim - SDK Dental Care Honorable Mention: Dr. Lyly Fisher, Dr. Clara Rhieu, Dr. Steven Lee, Dr. Keith McDonald, Dr. Robert Odegard and Dr. Scott Babin
First Place: CD Danza Salon & Spa Runner-up: Brag Hair Salon Honorable Mention: Element Salon & Spa at The Landing, Q Salon and Renton Beauty School
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Renton Vision Source
HILANDS BARBER SHOP
Antiques & Restoration
Serving Renton for 40 years!
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2842 NE Sunset Blvd.
Thank you Renton for 42 great years!
230 Wells Ave. S., Downtown Renton
(next to Dollar Tree)
Medical Eye & Vision Care
Paul S. Jensen O.D., Optometric Physician 112 Pelly Ave N, Renton, WA 98057 1301862
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Thank you for your votes! Helen, Russ & Gordy
First Place: BECU Runner-up: Birthday Dreams
First Place: Eyes on the Landing Runner-up: Dr. Ed Kosnoski - Fairwood Vision Clinic Honorable Mention: Dr. Paul Jensen, O.D. - Renton Vision Source and Renton Vision Clinic
Thank you for voting for Larry Cutting and Ryan Runge as your favorite real estate agent over all of these years. Our success is directly related to our great community of Renton! Family Restaurant In Renton Since 1975
We cover all of your real estate needs under one roof.
We are honored to be nominated for your favorite Mexican Restaurant!
TORERO’S AT THE LANDING 920 N. 10TH ST 425-228-6180
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3016 Benson Road South, Renton, WA  April 25, 2015
TORERO’S NORTH BENSON CENTER 10707 SE CARR RD. 425-227-9104
Celebrate Cinco de Mayo at all locations!
Best of Renton 2015 Health Care Facility
First Place: UW/Valley Medical Clinics Runner-up: Group Health Renton Medical Center Honorable Mention: Southlake Clinic and Pacific Medical Clinic
First Place: Key Hearing Runner-up: Luna Family Hearing and Sound Associates
First Place: Ms. Mari’s Martial Arts Runner-up: Lee’s Martial Arts Honorable Mention: Kim’s Tae Kwon Do and DOJO 3
Dr. Monica Richter, M.D. - Valley Children’s Clinic and Dr. Daniel Friedman - Renton Pediatrics
Physicians First Place: Dr. Susan Cero, MD - Proliance Orthopedic Associates Runner-up: Dr. Howard Miller Renton Family Practice Honorable Mention: Dr. Linda Geere, Group Health, Dr. Mary Butcher, MD - Valley Medical Center and Dr. Marcia Jordan, MD - Women’s & Family Health Specialists
Daycare First Place: Children’s Village Runner-up: KinderCare Honorable Mention: Bright Horizons and Family Circle Learning Center
Drawing Winners are listed on page 9
First Place: #1 Nail Pro Salon & Spa Runner-up: CD Danza Salon & Spa Honorable Mention: U.S. Nails, CK Nails, and Cacie Nails & Spa
First Place: CD Danza Salon & Spa Runner-up: Massage Envy Honorable Mention: Bianco and Company Salon & Spa and Element Salon and Spa at the Landing
First Place: Dr. Marcia Jordan, MD - Women’s & Family Health Specialists Runner-up: Dr. Gary German, M.D. Valley Children’s Clinic Honorable Mention: Dr. R.D. MacDougall Jr., M.D.,
First Place: 8 Bit Arcade Runner-up: Gene Coulon Memorial Beach Park Honorable Mention: Renton Community Center and Henry Moses Aquatic Center
THANK YOU RENTON!
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Merrill Gardens at Renton Centre Fine Dining in a Casual Atmosphere
for recognizing Merrill Gardens as the best senior living community in Renton for six years in a row!!
Thank you for nominating us the 2015 “Best Asian Cuisine” www.Goldenpeacockfairwood.yolasite.com
Phone: (425) 226-1802 (425) 226-1803 14412 S.E. Petrovitsky Rd Renton, WA 98058 Now Delivering Wed.-Sun. 5-9!!!
104 Burnett Ave S Renton, WA 98057
Learning Center First Place: Children’s Village Runner-up: Highlands Preschool Honorable Mention: KinderCare, Family Circle Learning Center and Renton School District
(425) 233-8774 merrillgardens.com
Lic #BH 2131
Hours: 4:00-1:00, Mon - Thurs 4:00-2:00, Fri & Sat 4:00-10:00, Sun
Happy Mother’s Day! Opens at 3:00 on Sunday May 10th Dinner for Two
$17.25 per person May 1-10 MAY 10
COMPLIMENTARY CARNATION (add $17.25 per person for Golden Peacock)
BBQ Pork • Egg Rolls Golden Special Chow Mein General Tao’s Chicken Mongolian Beef Vegetable Chow Yuk Golden Special Rice
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Best of Renton 2015 Pet Store
Honorable Mention: Jay’s Professional Automotive, Bucky’s Complete Auto Repair and South Lake European
First Place: PetSmart Runner-up: Petco Highlands Honorable Mention: Sierra Fish & Pets and Fairwood Pet Center
Bank/Credit Union First Place: BECU Runner-up: First Savings Bank Northwest Honorable Mention: US Bank and Chase
First Place: Animal HealthCare of Renton Runner-up: Renton West Vet Hospital Honorable Mention: Renton Veterinary Hospital and Cedar River Animal Hospital
Volunteer First Place: Sally Cummings Runner-up: Shannon Avery Honorable Mention: Pam Teal and Susan Camerer
Financial Adviser First Place: Mogren Glessner & Roti Runner-up: Dan Kellogg Honorable Mention: McCorkle & Associates and Eugene Heuschel II, AAMS
Professional Services Attorney/Law Firm
First Place: Mogren Glessner & Roti Runner-up: Dan Kellogg Honorable Mention: Gary Faull and Dan Clawson
First Place: PetSmart Runner-up: Poodie’s Pet Palace Honoroable Mention: Petco Highlands and Renton West Vet Hospital
First Place: Jim Sullivan - State Farm Insurance Runner-up: Ponce Ancheta Honorable Mention: John Galluzzo - Farmers Insurance and Ray Peretti - Hub Insurance Agency
First Place: Jeff’s Automotive Runner-up: Mathewson’s Automotive
Authentic Thai Cuisine
Thank you Renton for your votes for "Best Thai" Cuisine! 425-271-4219
We look forward to providing outstanding care for you, your family, and your friends. Dr. Wood and the entire staff at Animal Health Care Center would like to thank everyone that voted for AHCC in the “Best of Renton.” Serving our customers and their pets continue to be the reason we work so hard every day to provide the best pet care possible. We thank each of you for your loyalty & support over the years and into the future.
Sincerely, Dr. Tracy Wood & the staff at AHCC
Animal Health Care of Renton
504 Renton Ctr. Wy SW #3 • Renton
Renton, WA 98055
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66 Williams Ave S • www.dare2smile.com
104 Rainier Ave. S.
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FOREIGN & DOMESTIC
425-277-5068 • www.jaysproauto.com
271 Rainier Ave. N. Renton, WA 98057 www.mathewsonsautomotive.com
COMPLETE AUTOMOTIVE SERVICES FOR CARS, TRUCKS, MOTORHOMES & ALL TYPES OF SPECIALTY VEHICLES
Invisalign, One Visit Crowns, Cosmetic & Family Dentistry
4233 NE Sunset Blvd., • RENTON
Thank you for your votes!
Kirk E. King, DDS, PS 1300663
To all of you who voted for us, we are honored to be nominated for “Best Automotive Service”
STATE CERTIFIED Emission Specialists
First Place: Armondo Pavone Runner-up: Mayor Denis Law Honorable Mention: Ed Prince and Marcie Palmer
Thank you for your votes! Like Us on Facebook
900 S. 3rd St., Unit A • Renton phone 425.235.1717 fax 425.687.3152
Store Hours: Mon-Thurs 7:30-7:30 Fri 7:30-9, Sat 8-9, Sun 9-6
Best of Renton 2015 Realtor
First Place: Marcie Maxwell/Lisa Lam Runner-up: Christina Clymer Jarvis Windermere Honorable Mention: Ryan Runge - American Classic Homes and Larry Cutting - American Classic Homes
First Place: Merrill Gardens Runner-up: Chateau at Valley Center Honorable Mention: The Lakeshore, GenCare Renton at the Lodge and Evergreen Place
First Place: Renton Travel & Cruises Runner-up: Foothills Travel Honorable Mention: AAA Travel and Time Travel
Restaurants Asian Cuisine
First Place: Golden Peacock Restaurant Runner-up: Kami Teriyaki Honorable Mention: Blossom Asian Bistro and Papaya
First Place: Chuck’s Donut Shop
Runner-up: Common Ground Coffee & Cupcakes Honorable Mention: Renton Technical College and Top Pot Doughnuts
First Place: Jay Berry’s Cafe Runner-up: Whistle Stop Honorable Mention: Tommy’s Cafe and Plum Delicious Family Restaurant
First Place: Starbucks Runner-up: Liberty Cafe Honorable Mention: Big Foot Java and Vince’s Coffee
Thank you for your votes! We’re proud to serve this great community. Open Monday thru Friday 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Saturday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
“Thank you for your support.” Armondo Pavone Renton City Council
413 S. 3rd St., Renton 425.255.3900 800.733.3901 www.cugini.com
Serving Renton Since 1973
We’re proud to serve you! Thank you Renton
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440 Rainier Ave. S. 425-235-3555 425-235-3555
Family Owned Since 1991
74 Rainier Ave. S., Renton, WA 98057
440 Rainier Ave. S. 440 Rainier Ave. S. 425-235-3555
April 25, 2015 
Best of Renton 2015 Family Restaurant
First Place: Jay Berry’s Cafe Runner-up: Whistle Stop Honorable Mention: Red Robin, Cedar River BBQ and Casa Durango
First Place: Naan and Curry Runner-up: Pabla Indian Restaurant Honorable Mention: Golden Indian Curry House, and Curry & Kabab Indian Restaurant
First Place: Torero’s Family Mexican Restaurant Runner-up: La Fuente Family Mexican Restaurant Honorable Mention: La Hacienda Family Mexican Restaurant and Casa Durango
First Place: Melrose Grill Runner-up: Red House Beer & Wine Shoppe Honorable Mention: Wild Fin and Marianna Ristorante
First Place: Vince’s Italian Restaurant & Pizzeria Runner-up: Marianna Ristorante Honorable Mention: Angelo’s Pizza & Pasta and Jay Berry’s Cafe
Pizza First Place: Smoking Monkey Pizza Runner-up: Vince’s Italian Restaurant & Pizzeria Honorable Mention: Angelo’s Pizza & Pasta Papa Murphy’s Take ‘n Bake Pizza
First Place: Five Guys Burgers and Fries Runner-up: Red Robin - Landing Honorable Mention: Burger Town and Whistle Stop
First Place: Red House Beer & Wine Shoppe Runner-up: Cedar River Smokehouse Honorable Mention: Whistle Stop Alehouse and Panera Bread
Drawing Winners are listed on page 9
Thank you for supporting Local Businesses! We appreciate every one of our customers!
WE’RE DEDICATED TO YOU. Eyes on the Landing is your one stop for comprehensive eye care and unique, quality eye wear.
Wed/Thurs 10am-6pm • Mon/Fri 12pm-6pm Sat 10am- 6pm • Sun 12pm-5pm 1034546
924 S. 3rd St. 425-291-7987
A P P L I A N C E S
4608 NE Sunset Blvd, Renton WA
822 N. 10th Pl, Suite A, Renton, WA 98057 www.eyesonthelanding.com
Across from Albertsons & Starbucks in the Renton Highlands
Thank you for your votes!
Thanks to our customers for your support!
Family. Friends. Community.
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Jim Sullivan, Agent 1520 Duvall Avenue NE Renton, WA 98059 Bus: 425-226-3322 jimsullivaninsurance.com
Expires: April 30, 2015
4613 NE Sunset Blvd. Renton, WA 98059
DINE IN or TAKE OUT
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3809 NE 4th St • Renton www.AngelosInRenton.com
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“You’ve tried the rest, now try the Best!”
Thank you for supporting Antiques 4U in Historic Downtown Renton!!
Thank you for your votes, we appreciate our customers!
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Best of Renton 2015 Shopping
Tavern/Bar First Place: 8 Bit Arcade Runner-up: Whistle Stop Honorable Mention: Apogee Pub and Eatery and Berliner Pub
First Place: Fred Meyer Runner-up: Safeway Honorable Mention: Shawn and Ted’s Quality Meat, QFC, Top of the Hill Quality Produce and Uwajimaya
First Place: King and Bunny’s Appliances Runner-up: IKEA Honorable Mention: Lowe’s Home Improvement
Thai Cuisine First Place: Royal Orchid Runner-up: Thai 65 Honorable Mention: Thai Ginger and Nori Presto Teriyaki
First Place: Cugini Florists & Fine Gifts Runner-up: Poggi Bonsi Gifts and c’est la Vie Honorable Mention: Uwajimaya and Cost Plus World Market
First Place: Cugini Florists & Fine Gifts Runner-up: Renton Flower Shop Honorable Mention: Heritage Flowers Fairwood
Thank you for voting for us!
THANK YOU FOR YOUR VOTE OF CONFIDENCE! We accept all major insurance including Group Health, BCBS of Illinois, Regence, Aetna, Premera, First Choice, United Health and many more.
A GREAT NEIGHBORHOOD STEAKHOUSE 425-254-0759
819 HOUSER WAY SOUTH, RENTON, WA 98057
4300 Talbot Road South, Suite 103 | Renton, WA 98055
OPEN DAILY AT 5PM
3801 NE 4th St, Renton, WA 98056 425-255-1081 Mon-Fri 8-6 Sat 8-4
Your Confidence and Support is Greatly Appreciated
Bucky’s has been in the auto business since 1971 with a reputation for doing the job right the first time! No appointment is necessary – we offer same day service in most cases.
thank you for your votes!
Free Check Engine Light Scan
“Your Residential Specialists”
Up to 5 QTS, 5W30 Kendall Synthetic Blend 16 locations from Everett to Tacoma + Tax and $2.00 Shop/Disposal Fee. Most Cars & Light Trucks
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206-949-1696 info@MarcieMaxwell.com 1298763
BUCKY’S COMPLETE OIL CHANGE SPECIAL
April 25, 2015 
Best of Renton 2015
First Place: Garland Jewelers Runner-up: Fred Meyer Honorable Mention: Renton Jewelry Exchange and c’est la Vie
First Place: Ben’s Loans Runner-up: Cash American Pawn
Honorable Mention: Pawn Xchange and Pawn Pro’s
First Place: McLendon Hardware Runner-up: Minter’s Earlington Greenhouse & Nursery Honorable Mention: Alpine Nursery and Lowe’s Home Improvement
First Place: Majenta’s Diamond Tattoo & Body Piercing Runner-up: Ancient Arts Tattoo Honorable Mention: Sacred Soul Tattoo
Drawing Winners are listed on the next page
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Hub Insurance Agency
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First Place: Red House Beer & Wine Shoppe Runner-up: Vino at the Landing Honorable Mention: All Things Wine, Cedar River Cellars and Wine Alley
Thank you Renton for keeping us at the “TOP” of your shopping list!!!
Thank You Renton For Your Votes!
1102 Bronson Way •
Vintage, Antiques & Treasures
First Place: Park Avenue Antiques Runner-up: St. Vincent de Paul Honorable Mention: St. Charles Place Antiques and Antiques 4U
5325 NE 4th St.
(Renton Hill Plaza)
425-226-4316 Like us on
First Place: McLendon Hardware Runner-up: Lowe’s Home Improvement Honorable Mention: Ace Hardware and Dunn Lumber
Christina Clymer Jarvis Real Estate Broker
Thank you Renton, for your trust and support! I am honored to be nominated as one of Renton’s Best Realtors.
 April 25, 2015