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Northlake Music Academy

Culinary Kids

Pilates Bodies

Dr. Shaun Carpenter

Sophisticated Sophisticated Woman Magazine Woman Magazine

Dr. Jeff Miller, Winner of Best Chiropractor Integrated Spine & Disc

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The Northshore's Best is published by

Northshore’s Guide to the Best

Contents Go to thenorthshoresbest.com to read more about each winner.

www.TheNorthshoresBest.com Publisher Joanne Gallinghouse Associate Publisher Sarah Cottrell Editor Mara Beebe Art Director Cheryl Feltman Sohn Graphic Designer/Production Manager Claire Thomas

NIGHTLIFE 11 categories . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . page 4

Web Master Julie O’Day

SPORTS & LEISURE

Senior Account Executive Gwen Anderson

13 categories . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . page 5

Account Executives Anna Grundmann, Laura Zammit

RESTAURANTS

Distribution/Circulation Manager Melissa St. André

32 categories . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . page 6

Cover photo by Pamela Hendrix

SHOPPING

Production Gallinghouse & Associates, Inc.

29 categories . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . page 8

About The Northshore's Best The Northshore’s Best winners are voted for online by the people of St. Tammany and

PEOPLE 31 categories . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . page 10

SERVICES

Tangipahoa Parishes and surrounding areas.

27 categories . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . page 12

The results are tallied electronically. Any busi-

ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

ness in our distribution area is eligible to win. G&A Publishing can help you promote you

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or your business for next year’s Northshore’s Best by getting your name out through printed materials and online media. For more information, call 985-893-7350. Voting for the 2013 Northshore’s Best will open January 2, 2014. Clients and customers can login to www.TheNorthshoresBest.com to vote for you!

409 W. 21st Avenue, Covington, LA 70433 Phone: 985-893-7350, Fax: 985-893-7686 e-mail: editor@sophisticatedwoman.com www.SophisticatedWoman.com © 2013. All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced without permission of the publisher. Views expressed are not necessarily shared by the publisher or staff of this publication. Please mail comments or submit articles and photographs for Northshore Lifestyles to the above address. If you wish to be mailed a one year subscription, please send your name and address with $15 for handling.

About the cover

ore’s Best

Dr. Jeff Miller, voted Northsh Chiropractor, 2012

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The Lake for Northshore’s Best RADIO STATION

The Lake

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And Northshore’s Best RADIO PERSONALITY

Nightlife Charles Dowdy

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Bar Overall

Columbia Street Tap Room & Grill

Martini

Bar Food

Columbia Street Tap Room & Grill

Beer Selection

Barley Oak

Place to Listen to Columbia Street Tap Room & Grill Live Music

Daiquiri

Daiquiris & Creams

Place to go Dancing Ruby’s Road House

Happy Hour

N’Tini’s Steak and Martinis

Sports Bar

Interference Sports Bar

Margarita

Garcia’s Famous Mexican Food

Wine List (Bar)

The Wine Loft

Best Overall Bar, Bar Food & Place to Listen to Live Music

Columbia Street Tap Room & Grill 434 N. Columbia Street | Covington 985-898-0899 www.covingtontaproom.com

N’Tini’s Steak and Martinis

Best Happy Hour & Martinis

N’tini’s Steak & Martinis 2891 Hwy. 190 | Suite D Mandeville | 985-626-5566 www.ntinis.com


Best Pilates

Pilates Bodies 305 N. Vermont | Covington 985-249-8483 www.pilates-bodies.com

Sports & Leisure Bed and Breakfast

Annadele’s Plantation

Kids Summer Camp

Franco’s

Tennis Courts

Stone Creek Club & Spa

Camping Spot

Fontainebleau State Park

Pilates

Pilates Bodies

Tourist Attraction

Abita Brewery

Fitness Studio

FitCamp

Place to Run

Mandeville Lakefront

Yoga

Bayou Bodies

Golf Course

Beau Chêne Country Club

Public Park

Bogue Falaya Park

Health Club

Franco’s

Swim Club

Franco’s

Thanks for voting us the Day Spa

Tennis Courts

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third Year In A Row call to schedule a tour: 985.801.7100 visit: StoneCreekClubAndSpa.com

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Full Service Year Round Bakery Open 7 AM • Tues-Sun Lunch Served 11am to 2 pm With Italian salads, panini, soup & pizza

Restaurants Overall

Keith Young’s Steakhouse

Local Coffee Shop (TIE)

PJ’s Coffee (Covington) The Scotts’ Coffee Bar

Atmosphere

The Chimes Covington

Bang for the Buck

Hook’d Up Bar and Grill

French

La Provence

Barbecue

Voodoo BBQ and Grill

Frozen Yogurt

Pinkberry

Breakfast

Broken Egg Café

Greek/Lebanese

Albasha Greek & Lebanese Restaurant

Burger

Times Grill

Hole in the Wall

Hook’d Up Bar and Grill

Café

Coffee Rani

Ice Cream

Coldstone Creamery

Chinese

Trey Yuen Cuisine of China

Italian

Bosco’s Italian Café

Birthday & Wedding Cakes • Pies, Eclairs & Cream Puffs • Cupcakes, Turtles & Brownies •

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Best Bakery

2033 N. Hwy. 190 • Covington 985-893-1488 • www.nonnarandazzo.com

Best Barbecue

Best Margarita & Mexican Restaurant

VooDoo BBQ & Grill

Garcia’s Famous Mexican Food

2999 Hwy. 190 | Mandeville 985-629-2021 www.voodoobbq.com

200 River Highlands Blvd. Covington | 985-327-7420 www.garciasfamousmex.com


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Keith & Lynda Young Thank You for your continued Support! VOTED •Best Overall Restaurant •Best Steaks •Best Power Lunch

165 Highway 21 | Madisonville 985-845-9940 Mexican

Garcia’s Famous Mexican Food

Most Romantic

Ristorante del Porto

New

Pardos~An American Bistro

Outdoor

The Chimes Covington

Pizza

Mellow Mushroom

Po-Boy

Bear’s Restaurant (Covington)

Power Lunch

Keith Young’s Steakhouse

Salads

Coffee Rani

Seafood Morton’s Seafood Restaurant & Bar Service The Dakota Snowballs Cool Breeze Steak Keith Young’s Steakhouse Sunday Brunch Broken Egg Café Sushi Megumi Restaurant Thai Sala Thai Vietnamese Northshore Empress Wine List (Restaurant) The Dakota

Come visit our new restaurant:

Crabby Shack Seafood and PoBoys

Acquistapace’s COVINGTON SUPERMARKET Locally Owned & Operated Since 1963

Adam Acquistapace

Voted Best Place to Buy Wine 2007, 2008, 2009 2010, 2011, 2012 Best Local Coffee Shop

Best New Restaurant

PJ’s Coffee of New Orleans

Pardos~An American Bistro

70456 Hwy. 21 | Covington 985-875-7894 www.pjscoffee.com

69305 Hwy. 21 Covington 985-893-3603 www.pardosbistro.com

The largest selection and best prices on wine, beer and spirits in the state. 125 East 21st Ave. | Covington 985-893-0593 www.acquistapace.com


Shopping Antiques

Lynn Stirling Antiques

Local Baby Store

Baby’s Corner

Bakery

Nonna Randazzo’s Italian Bakery

Bargain Shopping

Patina Interiors

Bookstore

Barnes & Noble

Bridal Shop

Olivier Couture

Car Dealership

Honda of Covington

Local Children’s Clothing Silver Plum & 1•2 Buckle My Shoe

Gifts (TIE)

Rapture Home Décor & Gifts Das Schulerhaus Gift Gallery & Christmas Boutique

Hardware Store

HJ Smith & Sons

Home Décor

Rapture Home Décor & Gifts

Jewelry

Boudreaux’s Jewelers

Place to Buy King Cake

Nonna Randazzo’s Italian Bakery

Local Lingerie Store

The Bra Genie

Place to Buy Meat

Saia’s Super Meat Market

Drug Store

Braswell Drugs

Medical Supplies

Braswell Drugs

Furniture

American Factory Direct

Local Men’s Clothing

Perlis Clothing

Local Garden Center

Garden Spot of Mandeville

Place to Buy Produce

Rouses Supermarket

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Mandeville Baton Rouge Long Beach (985) 871-0300 - Mon–Sat 10am–8pm Sun 1–5pm - www.afd-furniture.com


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Best Florist Place to Buy Seafood

Mandeville Seafood

Local Supermarket

Rouses Supermarket

Local Shoe Store

Joe’s Family Shoe Store

Place to Buy Wine

Local Sporting Goods

Varsity Sports

Acquistiapace’s Covington Supermarket

Local Teen Store

Paisley

Local T’ween Store

Blossom Girl

Local Woman’s Clothing The Villa

Ambiance Flowers 1685 N. Causeway Blvd. | Mandeville 985-674-4100 ambianceflowersforalloccasions.com

Best Local Children’s Clothing

Best Local Lingerie Shop

Baby’s Corner

The Silver Plum and 1 • 2 Buckle My Shoe

Bra Genie

70448 Highway 21 | Covington 985-892-5300 www.thebabyscorner.com

2891 Highway 190 Mandeville | 985-674-4343 www.shopsilverplum.com

2881 Hwy. 190 | Mandeville 985-951-8638 www.TheBraGenie.com

Best Local Shoe Store

Best Local Teen Clothing

Best Local Woman’s Boutique

Joe’s Family Shoe Store

Paisley

The Villa

1814 N. Causeway Blvd. | Suite 4 Mandeville | 985-626-5633 www.joesfamilyshoes.com

2891 Highway 190 | Suite 10 Mandeville | 985-674-4343 facebook.com/paisleyboutique

1281 North Causeway Blvd., Suite 1 Mandeville | 985-626-9797 www.thevilla-mandeville.com

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Best Local Baby Store

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PEOPLE

David D. Tran MD Board Certified in Internal Medicine Quality Care in a Warm and Kind Environment

Acupuncturist

Ashley Miller

Nurse Practitioner

Todd Shaffett, FNP-C, CWS

Local Artist

Jim Seitz

OB/GYN

Vicki Steen, MD, FACOG

Attorney

Michael Mayhall

Oncologist

Jack Saux, MD

Local Author

Diana Rowland

Orthodontist

Ed Brown, III, DDS, MSD

Local Band

Category 6

Orthopedic

Paul Van Devender, MD

Cardiologist

Farhad X. Aduli, MD, FACC

Pediatrician

Brian Britton, MD, FAAP

Chef/Restaurant

John Besh/La Provence

Personal Trainer

Ingrid Rinck

Chiropractor

Jeff Miller, DC

Pharmacist/Pharmacy

Jerry Braswell/Braswell Drugs

Cosmetic Surgeon

Michele Cooper, MD

Physical Therapist

Tim Bartholmew, PT

CPA (TIE)

Tony Dyess Dan Johnson

Physician

Shaun Carpenter, MD, CWSP

Psychologist

Michelle Boze, PSY

Dermatologist

Rhonda Baldone, MD

Psychiatrist

William Colomb, MD

Dentist

David Ruegsegger, DDS

Local Radio Personality Charles Dowdy

Financial Advisor

Paul Snow

Spiritual Leader

Pastor Jason Robinson

Internist

David D. Tran, MD

Teacher

Tiffany Jourdan (Lancaster)

Massage Therapist

Amanda Miranda

Veterinarian

Bob Hancock, DVM, MS, DACVS

Availability

Farhad X. Aduli, MD, FACC

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Voted Northshore’s Best Cardiologist 11-2012

Monday & Wednesday

Same day appointments available.

121 Lakeview Circle, Suite A Covington, LA 70433 (985) 893-1070

20 Starbrush Circle • Covington • 985-871-6020


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Best Acupuncturist

Best Dentist

Best OB/GYN Physician

Ashley Miller Magnolia Acupuncture Clinic

David L. Ruegsegger, DDS

Vicki L. Steen, MD, FACOG Women’s Health & Wellness

434 N. Columbia St. | Suite L Covington | 985-590-5172 www.covingtonacupuncture.com

4890-B Highway 22 | Mandeville 985-845-8244 Facebook.com/RuegseggerFamily Dentistry

Best Chiropractor

Best Financial Advisor

Best Photographer

Dr. Jeff Miller

Integrated Spine & Disc

Paul Snow Snow Financial Group

Heidi Bowers Heidi Bowers Photography

3441 East Causeway Approach Suite D | Mandeville | 985-626-0999 www.chiropractormandeville.com

389 HWY 21 Suite 402-B Madisonville | 985-792-5232 www.paulsnow.com

509 E. Boston St. | Covington 985-892-0244 www.heidibowers.com

Best CPA

Best Nurse Practitioner

Best Physician

Dan Johnson, CPA

Todd Shaffett, FNP-C, CWS Wound Care Associates

Shaun Carpenter, MD, CWSP Wound Care Associates

832 E. Boston Street | Suite 15 Covington | 985-893-4123 www.danjohnsoncpa.com

46 Louis Prima Dr. | Covington 1-855-HEAL-DAT www.woundcareassociates.com

46 Louis Prima Dr. | Covington 1-855-HEAL-DAT www.woundcareassociates.com

77 Starbrush Circle | Covington 985-893-0995

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Services Acting Academy/School Creating U Car Wash

Blue Harbor Pointe

Childcare

Planet Kids Academy

Cooking School

Culinary Kids

Dance Studio

Elite Dance

Day Spa

The Spa at Stone Creek

Elementary School

Christ Episcopal School

Financial Institution

Capital One

Best Elementary School

Florist

Ambiance Flowers

Hair Salon

Paris Parker Salon & Spa

Christ Episcopal School

High School

Mandeville High School

Home Health

Key Home Health

Home Repair/Service

Three Rivers Air and Heat

80 Christwood Blvd. | Covington 985-871-9902    www.christepiscopalschool.org

Best Hair Salon

Key Home Health

Paris Parker Salon & Spa

16030 Lamonte Dr. Hammond | 985-549-1539 69106 Hwy. 190 Service Rd. Covington | 985-892-7722

4900 Hwy. 22 | Mandeville 985-845-4404 www.parisparker.com

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Best Home Health

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Services Hospice Hospital

Winner Spotlight (Exclusive to Northshore’s Best Winners) Includes winning category, company name, address, phone number, Lakeshore Hospice Academy/School Northlake category. Music Academy website and stockMusic photo representing St. Tammany Parish Hospital

Indoor Recreation Facility Playmakers Indoor Sports

Photographer

Heidi Bowers Photography

Real Estate Company

Latter & Blum

Senior Living Facility

The Trace Senior Community

Kids Party Venue

Culinary Kids

Mani-Pedi Spa

Sunshine Nails

Tanning Salon

Private Beach

Mechanic Shop

Covington Automotive

Urgent Care Facility

Redi-Med

Mortgage Lender

NOLA Lending

Wedding Venue

Vintage Court

Voted Best Fitness Studio & Best Personal Trainer

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No Contracts 6 week FITCAMPS Personal Training Semi-Private Personal Training Boot Camps Kickboxing + Boxing FITCAMPmeals

Best Music Academy/School

Northlake Academy of Music 375 Asbury Drive | Mandeville 985-630-8112 www.northlakeacademyofmusic.net

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105 Campbell Ave., Ste. 3 • Mandeville • 985-290-9757 Mention This Ad And Receive $250 Off Full Orthodontic Treatment

Celebrating our 40 year anniversary!

Best Kid’s Party Venue

Culinary Kids 3441 East Causeway Approach Suite G Mandeville | 985-727-5553 www.culinarykidsns.com

Dr. Edward Brown, Jr Dr. Edward Brown III Dr. Jessica B. Ulmer

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100 S. Tyler St. Covington 985-893-1044

2885 Highway 190 Mandeville 985-626-8297 www.brownfamilyortho.com

Best Tanning Salon

Private Beach 2180 N. Causeway Blvd. 985-674-2326 | Mandeville www.Private-Beach.com


Arts & Entertainment Art Gallery

St. Tammany Art Association

Charity Event

Chef Soirée

Parade

Krewe of Eve

Local Radio Station

The Lake 94.7

Small Town Festival

Madisonville Wooden Boat Festival

Local Theater Group

Playmakers, Inc.

Photos by Tom Ballantine

Memories Begin with Great Company SENIOR COMMUNITY Independent / Assisted Living & Memory Care

John L. De la Houssaye, Sr.

Mr. Harry Jones Violet Dowling

Thursday, July 11—12:00–3:00 p.m.

Families Welcome

Renting Elegant One Bedroom & Spacious Studio Apartments

Call 985.249.7676 Today to Schedule a Tour! 19432 Crawford Rd.  Covington  www.thetrace.info

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Best Health Club Best swim Club Best Massage therapist Best summer Camp

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