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Villere’s Florist

Dr. Jeff Miller

Four Unplugged

C.J. Ladner

Culinary Kids

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Best Photographer

Best Financial Advisor

Best Psychologist

Heidi Bowers Heidi Bowers Photography

Paul Snow Snow Financial Group

Dr. Andre Judice PhD, LPC

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

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

Best Attorney

Best Local Band

Best Physician

Scott G. Discon Discon Law Firm, LLC

Four Unplugged Rick Windhorst

Vern Palmisano, MD Ochsner Health Systems

424 N. Causeway Blvd. | Suite A Mandeville | 985-674-9748 disconlawfirm.com

985-789-7069 fourunplugged.com

1000 Ochsner Blvd. Covington | 985-875-2828 Ochsner.org

Best OB/GYN

Best Insurance Agent

Best Nurse Practitioner

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

C. J. Ladner

Pamela Egan, FNP

77 Starbrush Circle | Covington 985-893-0995

State Farm

1972 N. Hwy 190 | Covington 985-892-5030 cjladner.com

Northshore Counseling & Wellness 633 Asbury Drive | Suite A Mandeville | 985-624-2942 northshorecounselingandwellness.com

Cuccia-Egan Clinic & Med Spa 1116 West 21st Ave. Covington | 985-892-3031 pamelaegan.com


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PEOPLE............................................................................. 5 SERVICES ......................................................................... 7 RESTAURANTS ............................................................... 9 NIGHTLIFE .................................................................... 10 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT .......................................... 12

Best Art Gallery

Tripolo Gallery 323 N. Columbia St. | Covington 985-789-4073 tripologallery.com

SHOPPING ............................................................... 13–14 SPORTS & LEISURE ...................................................... 15 Go to sophisticatedwoman.com to read more about each winner.

People Ashley Miller, MSTOM, ACA

Nurse Practitioner

Pamela Egan, FNP

Local Artist

Dianne Parks

Pediatrician

Joshua LeBlanc, MD, FAAP

Attorney

Scott G. Discon

Personal Trainer

Laura Jacobs

Local Author

Erica Spindler

Pharmacist / Pharmacy Jerry Braswell/ Braswell Drugs

Local Band

Four Unplugged

Physical Therapist

Matt Slimming, PT

Cardiologist

Farhad X. Aduli, MD, FACC

Physician

Vern Palmisano, MD

Chef/ Restaurant

John Besh/La Provence

Psychologist

Andre Judice, PhD, LPC

Chiropractor

Dr. Jeff Miller

Psychiatrist

Gordon Blundell, MD

Cosmetic Surgeon

Michele Cooper, MD

Local Radio Personality Charles Dowdy

CPA

Toni McCord, CPA

Real Estate Agent

Tiffani Robin

Dermatologist

Emily Grieshaber, MD and Robert Grieshaber, MD

OB/GYN

Vicki Steen, MD, FACOG

Dentist

Herb Flood, DDS

Oncologist

Jack E. Saux III, MD

Financial Advisor

Paul Snow

Orthodontist

Ed Brown, III, DDS, MSD

Hair Colorist

Jessica Brewer (Salon d’Ville)

Orthopedic

Reese Plauche, MD

Hair Stylist

Don Paul (Paris Parker)

Political Leader

Pat Brister

Insurance Agent

C.J. Ladner

Spiritual Leader

Steve Robinson (Church of the King)

Internist

David D. Tran, MD

Massage Therapist

Amanda Miranda

Teacher/ School (TIE)

Cindy Dean (Christ Episcopal) Shari Purvis (Cedarwood)

Mediator

Michelle Demarest

Neurologist

Rex Houser, MD

Tutor

Ann Barré (Huntington Learning Center)

Veterinarian

Bob Hancock, DVM, MS, DACVS

Best Cosmetic Surgeon

Michele Cooper, MD 1090 West Causeway Approach Mandeville | 985-626-6163 michelecoopermd.com

Best CPA

Toni McCord, CPA

A Professional Accounting Corp. #4 Sanctuary Blvd. | Suite 304 Mandeville | 985-727-7797 tmccordcpa.com

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Best Personal Trainer

Best Internist

Best Elementary School

Laura Jacobs The Training Firm

David D. Tran, MD

Best Teacher

1959 N. Hwy. 190 | Covington 985-871-5101 thetrainingfirmllc.com

121 Lakeview Circle | Suite A Covington | 985-400-LIVE (5483)

Best Pediatrician

Best Mediator

Best Printer/Copier Service

Joshua LeBlanc, MD, FAAP LeBlanc Pediatrics

Michelle Demarest

Speedway Printing

1100 N. Causeway Blvd. | Suite 104 Mandeville | 985-674-2227 leblancpediatrics.com

450 N. Causeway Blvd | Suite D Mandeville | 985-624-5584 demarestlaw.com

2575 N. Causeway Blvd. Mandeville | 985-626-0032 speedwayprinting.net

Best Chiropractor

Best Acupuncturist

Best Music Academy/School

Dr. Jeff Miller

Integrated Spine & Disc

Ashley Miller, MSTOM, ACA Magnolia Acupuncture Clinic

Northlake Academy of Music Leslie Domingues

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

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

375 Asbury Drive | Mandeville 985-630-8112 northlakeacademyofmusic.net

Christ Episcopal School Cindy Dean

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

R & D Mediation Group, LLC


Services Acting School

Creating U

Car Wash

Blue Harbor Pointe

Child Care

Planet Kids Academy

Children’s Haircut

Cuttin’ Up Children’s Hair Salon

Concierge Service

Omega Concierge

Cooking School

Culinary Kids

Dance Studio

Elite Dance

Day Spa

Stone Creek Club and Spa

Specializing in diseases of the Skin, Skin Surgery & Skin Cancer

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Elementary School (K-8) Christ Episcopal School Financial Institution

Resource Bank

Frame shop/ Framer

Covington Art and Frame / Gail Gullang

Florist

Villere’s Florist

Girls Night Out

Painting with a Twist

Hair Removal

Bombshell Waxing

Hair Salon

Paris Parker Salon

High School

Mandeville High School

Home Health

St. Tammany Parish Hospital

Home Repair/ Service

Three Rivers Air and Heat

Hospice

Lakeshore Hospice

Hospital

St. Tammany Parish Hospital

Indoor Recreation Facility Playmakers Indoor Sports Culinary Kids

Mani-Pedi Spa

LA Nails

Mechanic Shop

Autoville (Mandeville)

Mortgage Lender

NOLA Lending

Music School

Northlake Music Academy

Pet Boarding

Camp Bow Wow

Photographer

Heidi Bowers

Printer/Copier Service

Speedway Printing

Real Estate Company

Robin Realty Group sponsored by Keller Williams Realty Services

Senior Living Facility

The Trace

Tanning Salon

Private Beach

Urgent Care Facility

Tchefuncte Urgent Care

Wedding Venue

Vintage Court

Northshore’s Best, Once Again. Louisiana Heart Hospital congratulates Dr. Farhad Aduli for being voted the Northshore’s Best Cardiologist three years in a row by readers of Sophisticated Woman. Dr. Aduli is a member of the Louisiana Heart Medical Group and is one of the most highly respected interventional cardiologists in the area, providing cardiovascular services to the community since 1999. Louisiana Heart Medical Group 20 Starbrush Circle, Covington, LA 2005 J. Marvin Magee Drive, Franklinton, LA For an Appointment: 985-871-6020

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Kids’ Party Venue

Dr. Emily Grieshaber & her father, Dr. Robert Grieshaber

714 W. 16th Avenue, Covington (985) 893-1035 grieshaberdermatology.com

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Best Burger

Best Wine Bar

Winos and Tacos

Culinary Kids

Times Grill 1896 N. Causeway Blvd. | Mandeville 985-626-1161 1827 Front Street | Slidell 985-639-3335

321 N. Columbia St. | Covington 985-809-3029 facebook.com/winosandtacos

Best Barbecue

Best New Restaurant

VooDoo BBQ & Grill

Mugshots Grill and Bar

2891 Hwy. 190 | Suite D | Mandeville 985-626-5566 ntinis.com

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

300 River Highland Blvd. Covington | 985-893-2422 mugshotsgrillandbar.com

Best Local Coffee Shop

Best Restaurant Overall

Best Bakery and Best King Cakes

The Scott’s Coffee & Tapas Bar

Gallagher’s Grill

Nonna Randazzo’s Bakery

201 Carroll Street | Old Mandeville 985-231-7632 thescottscoffeebar.com

509 South Tyler St. | Covington 985-892-9992 gallaghersgrill.com

2033 N. Hwy. 190 | Covington 985-893-1488 22022 Marshall Road | Mandeville 985-898-2444

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

Best Happy Hour, Martini and Power Lunch

N’tini’s Steak & Martinis

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Best Kids’ Party Venue & Cooking School

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Restaurants Gallagher’s Grill

Atmosphere

Del Porto

Bang for the Buck

Dickey’s Barbecue Pit (Covington)

Bakery

Nonna Randazzo’s Italian Bakery

Barbecue

Voodoo BBQ (Mandeville)

Breakfast

Broken Egg Café

Burger

Times Grill

Café

Coffee Rani

Chinese

Trey Yuen

Local Coffee Shop (Tie)

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

French

La Provence

Frozen Yogurt

Pinkberry

Greek/ Lebanese

Albasha

Hole in the Wall

Liz’s Where Y’at Diner

Ice Cream

Bop’s Frozen Custard

Italian

Bosco’s Italian Café

Mexican

La Carreta (Mandeville)

Most Romantic

La Provence

New

Mugshots Grill and Bar

Outdoor

The Chimes

Pizza

Mellow Mushroom

Po-Boy

Bear’s Restaurant (Covington)

Power Lunch

N’Tini’s Steak and Martinis

Salad

Coffee Rani

Seafood

Rips On the Lake

Service

Keith Young’s Steakhouse

Snowball

Just Chillin’

Smoothie

Live Fit Smoothies

Steak

Keith Young’s Steakhouse

Sunday Brunch

Broken Egg Café

Sushi

Megumi (Mandeville)

Tea

English Tea Room

Thai

Thai Spice

Vietnamese

Northshore Empress

Wine List (Restaurant)

Keith Young’s Steakhouse

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Nightlife Bar Overall

The Chimes

Bar Food

The Chimes

Beer Selection

The Chimes

Daiquiri

Daiquiris and Creams

Happy Hour

N’tini’s Steak and Martinis

Margarita

Garcia’s Famous Mexican Food

Martini

N’tini’s Steak and Martinis

Place to go Dancing

Columbia Street Tap Room

Sports Bar

The Chimes

Wine Bar

Winos and Tacos

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Fourth year in-a-row Northshore’s Best

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Tennis Courts

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Best Antiques

Best Local Teen Store

Best Local Lingerie Shop

Clayton House Marketplace

Columbia Street Mercantile

Bra Genie

1600 Collins Blvd. | Covington 985-892-6368 claytonhousemarketplace.com

231 N. Columbia Street | Covington 985-809-1690 columbiastreetmercantile.net

2881 Hwy. 190 | Mandeville 985-951-8638 bragenie.com

Arts & Entertainment Art Gallery

Tripolo Gallery

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.

Tripolo Gallery

Setting the Standard in Early Childhood Education

Since 1996 Celebrating 20 years

www.planetkidsacademy.com

985-845-0377

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Shopping Antiques

Clayton House Marketplace

Local Baby Store

Baby’s Corner

Bargain shopping

Once Upon A child

Bikes

The Spokesman

Bookstore

2nd and Charles

Bridal Shop

Southern Bridal

Place to Buy Health Food

The Nutrition Company

Place to Buy King Cake

Nonna Randazzo’s Italian Bakery

Place to Buy Fresh Seafood Mandeville Seafood Place to Buy Meat

Saia’s Super Meat Market

Place to Buy Produce

Rouses

Place to Buy Specialty Food Acquistapace’s Covington Supermarket

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The French Mix 228 Lee Lane | Covington 985-809-3152 shopthefrenchmix.com

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Best Home Décor

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Place to Buy Wine

Acquistapace’s Covington Supermarket

Car Dealership

Banner Ford

Local Children’s Clothing Once Upon A Child

www.9 round.com

Drug Store

Braswell Drugs

Local Garden Center

Garden Spot of Mandeville

Gift

Das Schulerhaus

Fabric

Fabrics Second to None

Furniture

American Factory Direct

Hardware Store

Ace Hardware (Mandeville)

Home Décor

The French Mix

Jewelry

Boudreaux’s Fine Jewelers

Local Lingerie Store

Bra Genie

Medical Supplies

Northlake Medical Supply

Local Men’s Clothing

Perlis

Local Shoe Store

Joe’s Family Shoe Store

Local Sporting Goods

Varsity Sports

Supermarket

Rouses

Local T-shirt Store

Fleurty Girl

Local Teen Store

Columbia Street Mercantile

Local T’ween Store

Blossom Girl

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Local Women’s Clothing The Villa

Best Local Women’s Clothing

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

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Best Florist

Best Local Shoe Store

Villere’s Florist

Joe’s Family Shoe Store

1415 N. Highway 190 Covington | 985-809-9101 villeresflorist.com

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

Best Bargain Shopping & Local Children’s Clothing

Once Upon A Child 4240 Highway 22 | Suite 7 Mandeville | 985-792-7512 onceuponachildmandeville.com

Sports & Leisure Bed and Breakfast

Annadele’s Plantation

Golf Course

Beau Chêne

Public Park

Bogue Falaya Park

Camping Spot

Fontainebleau State Park

Health Club

Stone Creek Club and Spa

Swim Club

Franco’s Fins

CrossFit

CrossFit Mandeville

Kids Summer Camp

Franco’s

Tennis Courts

Stone Creek Club and Spa

Fitness Studio

9Round Fitness and Kickboxing

Pilates

Pilates Bodies

Tourist Attraction

Global Wildlife

Place to Run

The Mandeville Lakefront

Yoga

Yoga Sanga

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