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SEE WHO’S BEEN VOTED THE FINEST Auto Family/Specialty/Hobby Food & Drink Health & Beauty House & Home Pets Professional Services Retail

OCTOBER 2019


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AUTOMOTIVE

H AUTO BODY SERVICES AND REPAIR H CAR WASH/DETAILING

Auto Body Services Finest Kubis Auto Body, Westmont

One of the Finest Bob Carter's Auto Body Inc

Auto Repair Finest Kubis

One of the Finest Mehta Motors

Car Wash/ Detailing Finest My Car Wash

One of the Finest King Car Wash

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FAMILY/SPECIALTY/HOBBY

H FESTIVAL H GOLF COURSE H TRAVEL

Best Downtown

Dance Studio

Finest

Finest

Downers Grove

Expressions Dance Studio

One of the Finest

One of the Finest

Elmhurst City Center

VERSA5 Impact Dance Studio

Best Park District Finest Westmont Park District

Family Recreation Finest Fair Game

One of the Finest Elmhurst Park District

One of the Finest Classic Cinemas Tivoli Theatre

Colleges/ Universities Finest College of DuPage

Festival / Local Event Finest Rotary GroveFest

One of the Finest Elmhurst College Midwestern University

One of the Finest Taste of Westmont


Florist Finest Phillip's Flowers & Gifts

One of the Finest Heritage House Florist Carousel Flowers by Shamrock Garden Florist

Finest Cantigny Golf

One of the Finest

Non-Profit Annual Fundraising Event Finest Bonfield Express Foundation One of the Finest Barkapalooza

Pre-School/Daycare Finest St. Joseph Preschool

One of the Finest

Village Links of Glen Ellyn

St. Mary of Gostyn Small Miracles Preschool

Grade School

Theater Group

Finest

Finest

St. Joseph School

BAM Theater

One of the Finest

One of the Finest

St. Mary of Gostyn Conrad Fischer Elementary

Wheaton Drama Inc Green Man Troupe

Travel Finest Unique Travel Services Ltd

One of the Finest Regal Travel

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Golf Course

H FESTIVAL H GOLF COURSE H TRAVEL

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H ASIAN CUISINE H BAKERY H BANQUENT FACILITY H BBQ H

Asian Cuisine

Banquet Facility

Finest

Finest

Golden Wok II Restaurant

Cantigny Park

One of the Finest

One of the Finest

Katy's Dumplings Sushi House Downers Grove

Market Table Catering and Events

Bakery Finest

Bbq Finest Uncle Bub's BBQ & Catering

Ingram's Busy Bee

One of the Finest Courageous Bakery & Cafe Lezza Spumoni & Desserts Inc.

One of the Finest Chuck's Firewater BBQ - Lombard


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FOOD&DRINK Breakfast

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Catering

Finest

Finest

The Baked Apple Breakfast Co.

Skuddlebutts Pizza & Catering

One of the Finest

One of the Finest

Lily's Café Juicy-O

Market Table Catering and Events Uncle Bub's BBQ & Catering

Burger Finest DJ's Sports Bar & Grill

One of the Finest Babcock’s Grove House Country House

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Best Asian Cuisine!

Coffee Shop Finest Elijah's

One of the Finest Peets Brewed Awakenings

1180 E. Roosevelt Rd, Glen Ellyn, IL

630-691-8828

1122 Maple Avenue, LaGrange

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www.wok2order.com St. Joseph School develops the whole student – mind, body and spirit – preparing children for academic and          

come

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4832 Highland Avenue • Downers Grove • (630) 969-4306

BEST PRESCHOOL & GRADE SCHOOL


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FOOD&DRINK H FINE DINING Finest

Finest

Cadence Kitchen & Co

Babcock's Grove House

One of the Finest

One of the Finest

Fire + Wine Dolce's Restaurant & Wine Bar

Mojo's East Coast Eats DJ's Sports Bar & Grill

Ice Cream/ Custard

Local Craft Beer

Finest

Finest

Tasty Treat

Alter Brewing Company

One of the Finest

One of the Finest

Every Day's a Sundae Kilwyns

Ike & Oak Brewing Company Elmhurst Brewing Company

Italian Cuisine

Meat Market/Butcher Shop

Finest

Best Golf Course Best Banquet Facility

Finest

Roberto's Ristorante & Pizzeria

Mike's Meat Market in Villa Park

One of the Finest

One of the Finest

Cantigny.org

Casey's Market

Capri of Downers Grove

BEING VOTED YOUR 2019 READER’S CHOICE

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Thank you for the trust you have placed in us to protect the health and safety of your family, home, and your businesses.

Our commitment to provide quality, reliable and honest service is what motivates us and we are immensely happy that it has been recognized by all of you.

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Lunch

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FOOD&DRINK H SPORTS BAR Mexican Food

Seafood

Finest

Finest

Uncle Julio's Mexican From Scratch

Parkers' Restaurant & Bar

One of the Finest

Seasons 52 Pappadeaux Seafood Kitchen

Los Dos A Toda Madre

Sports Bar Finest

Pizza

DJ's Sports Bar & Grill

Finest Roberto's Ristorante & Pizzeria

One of the Finest Aurelios Angelo's Pizza

One of the Finest

Thank You!

One of the Finest Another Round Bar & Grill Millers Ale House

Steak Finest Wildfire

One of the Finest The Silverado Grill Gibsons Bar & Steakhouse

Autumn Treats

We are proud to have earned your trust for more than 127 years!

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Chicagowide & Nationwide Delivery 630-719-5200 PhillipsFlowers.com Eight Award-Winning Family Locations SM-CL1711286

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Barber Shop Finest Judith B Salon & DrySpa

One of the Finest Main Street Barber Shop Washington Street Barber Shop

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Beauty Salon Finest Judith B Salon & DrySpa

One of the Finest Bilancio Salon The Beauty Lounge Inc

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Lexington Square of Elmhurst 400 W. Butterfield Rd. Elmhurst, IL 60126 (630) 832-9922

Lexington Square of Lombard 555 Foxworth Blvd. Lombard, IL 60148 (630) 620-0099

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HEALTH&WELLNESS H DENTIST H HEARING H NAIL SALON H PHARMACY Chiropractor

Health/ Fitness Club

Pharmacy

Podiatrist

Finest

Finest

Finest

Finest

Main Street Chiropractic

Fitness Formula Club

Nu Cara Pharmacy

Prairie Path Foot and Ankle

One of the Finest

One of the Finest

One of the Finest

Concept Care Chiropractic and Wellness Clarendon Chiropractic A Creating Wellness Center

CrossFit Salire

Lombard Pharmacy Inc Glen Ellyn Pharmacy

Physical Therapist

Dentist

Finest Audibel Hearing Centers of Westmont and LaGrange

ARC Physical Therapy

One of the Finest

One of the Finest

Mint Smile Studio

Susan Rogan Hearing Ear Institute of Chicago

Eye Doctor

Nail Salon

Vitality Women's Physical Therapy & Wellness Athletico Physical Therapy Riverside

Finest

Hearing

Grove Dental

One of the Finest

Finest

Finest

One of the Finest Dr. Thomas Blaney, Downers Grove Dr. Steven Rembos

Senior Care Facility Finest Lexington Health Care Center of Elmhurst

One of the Finest Lacey Creek Supportive Living The Birches

Therapeutic Service (Spa, Massage)

Wheaton Eye Clinic

Finest

Finest

The Beauty Lounge Inc

WellKinected

One of the Finest

One of the Finest

One of the Finest

Serenity Nail Spa Dg Magic Nails and Spa

Feet Feel Spa Massage and Yoga by Rachel Hall

Downers Grove Eye Center Midwest Eye

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Audibel Hearing Centers of Westmont and LaGrange

r e t n e C g n i r a e H Best 630-968-4327

Adam Dell Hearing Instrument Specialist SM-CL1715054

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Builder

Gardening/ Landscaping

Finest

Finest

Matthies Builders Inc

Hacker's Glenbard Gardens

One of the Finest

One of the Finest

Oakley Home Builders JMB Architects Ltd

Erwin Steinhebel & Sons Inc Pioneer Garden and Feed

Flooring

Heating / A.C.

Finest

Finest

Georgia Carpet

Alan Heating Air Conditioning, Inc.

One of the Finest DeSitter Flooring Terrace Floor Coverings

One of the Finest Stephen's Plumbing and Heating Stadtler Heating & Cooling

Home Furnishings (Decor / Furniture) Finest Shaker Siding

One of the Finest Uptown Shop Treasure House Resale Shop

Home Improvement Service Finest Mr. Handyman

One of the Finest Jim's Handyman Services

Plumbing Finest Jay's Plumbing & Sewer

One of the Finest Stephen's Plumbing and Heating All Suburban Plumbing & Sewer Service Inc.


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PETS

H PET BOARDING H PET GROOMING H PET SERVICES /SUPPLIES H VETERINARIAN H

Pet Boarding Finest

Finest

Cedar Lane Kennels

Ruff Life

One of the Finest

One of the Finest

Bellyrub Klub

Happy Dog Barkery West Suburban Humane Society

Pet Grooming

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Pet Services/ Supplies

Finest

Veterinarian

From Head To Tail

Finest

One of the Finest

All Creatures Great & Small Veterinary Practice

Tail Gate for Dogs Pawfect Styles Pet Grooming

One of the Finest Devries Animal Hospital Lombard Veterinary Hospital

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BEST VETERINARY CLINIC IN THE WESTERN SUBURBS!

7 Years in a Row!

PLUMBING and HEATING, INC. 747 Ogden Ave. Downers Grove, IL 60515

630-968-0783

All Creatures Great and Small A full service animal hospital

SM-CL1711711

Dr. Ken Eisenberg, DVM Dr. Andrew Eisenberg, DVM Dr. Penny Bowes, DVM

Phone: (630) 852-0910 www.downersgrovevet.com 4945 Forest Ave. Downers Grove

Thank you for Voting Us One of the Best Plumbing/Heating & AC Services

Serving our Community for over 90 Years! We Specialize in Repair and Remodeling of Kitchens and Bathrooms!

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Financial Services

Insurance Agency

Finest

Finest

Community Bank of Elmhurst

Brian Stolper - State Farm Insurance Agent

One of the Finest DuPage Credit Union West Suburban Bank

Finest

Beil & Stromberg Insurance McCann Insurance Services

Real Estate Broker /Office Finest Kim Heller

Ahlgrim Funeral Home

One of the Finest

One of the Finest

Sabrina Glover / Platinum Partners Realtors Wenzel Select Properties

Brust Funeral Home Adolf Funeral Home & Cremation Services, LTD

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Funeral Services (Most Trusted)

One of the Finest

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PROFESSIONAL SERVICES H FINANCIAL SERVICES H REAL ESTATE


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RETAIL

H CANDY STORE H GIFT SHOPS H HARDWARE STORE H JEWELRY STORE H

Candy Store

Jewelry Store

Finest

Finest

Louisa's & Millie's Chocolates

Cottage Hill Diamonds

One of the Finest

One of the Finest Dariusz Jewelers P Martin Jewelers

Graham's Chocolates, Ltd.

Gift Shops

Liquor Store

Finest

Finest

Treasure House Resale Shop

Binny's Beverage Depot

One of the Finest

One of the Finest

Uptown Shop 221 Creations

Prestige Wine & Spirits LIQUOR 2 GO

Hardware Store

Men's Clothing Store

Finest KinKo Ace Hardware

Finest Louis' For Men

One of the Finest

One of the Finest

Len's Ace Hardware Bales Lumber & Supply Inc

York Furrier Men's Wearhouse

BEST2PET BOARDING YEARS IN A ROW! We are a Full Service, Dog Boarding, Grooming, Playtime and Daycare Kennel on real grass and we live on site.

CEDAR LANE 6901 Dunham Road Downers Grove

SM-CL1711911

KENNELS, INC. 630-969-1198 cedarlanekennelsinc.com


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Music Store

Sporting Goods

Finest

Finest

Uncle Jon's Music

Dick’s Sporting Goods

One of the Finest

One of the Finest

Luscombe Music Tobias Music

Finest Treasure House Resale Shop

One of the Finest Charlie & Grace Children's Consignment Boutique My Favorite Things

Specialty Retail Finest

Peak Running REI

Wine Shop Finest Tannins

One of the Finest Cellar Door Cuvee Cellars Wine Shop & Bar Cabernet & Company

Women's Clothing Store Finest

Olive 'n Vinnie's

Creme de la Creme Boutique & Gifts

One of the Finest

One of the Finest

The Collective lhe + Makery String Theory

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Resale Shops/ Antiques

Treasure House Resale Shop York Furrier

HOLIDAY CATERING

Best Caterer in Downers Grove!

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Thank you for making us the

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