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The Results: The good, the better, the hidden. One of the most exciting things about Northshore’s Best Voting each year, is to feel the thriving pulse of the Northshore community. This is the place where people know what it means to make every day count and they are fiercely loyal to the businesses that help them do it. Thank you to all of our readers for such an overwhelming response. Read on for the results to see if your favorites made the cut.

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Restaurants—We love to eat! Who doesn’t know that? Our restaurants category had the most votes and some close races, especially for Best New Restaurant. Congratulations to our winner in this one, 407 North. Other new restaurants with a growing fan base include Carmelo Ristorante in Mandeville, Gallagher’s Grill in Covington and Jerk’s Island Grill also in Covington, proving that Northshore residents like to mix it up when they dine out. It seems that the Northshore is still in the honeymoon phase with Bistro Byronz. Opened in the summer of 2009, this neighborhood restaurant gave our first place winner some stiff competition. Nightlife—Voting shows that our nightlife is alive and well. The Columbia Street Tap room dominated this category, taking three of the 10, including Best Overall. When people want to cut the rug, the voters chose the Northshore icon, Ruby’s Roadhouse. Shopping—Most anything you want can be found right here, on the Northshore. From Slidell to Hammond, even the most serious shoppers can be appeased. It is no wonder that one category had three winners. Congratulations to Rapture, Home & Garden and Gordon’s of Mandeville for the tie win in the Home Décor category. Sports and Leisure—With so many different ways to relax, voters made their voices heard loudly and clearly in the Sports and Leisure

category. From fitness to frolicking, voters chose the serenity of the lakefront as their favorite place to run, and Bogue Falaya Park as their favorite picnic spot. People—Of course people make the place, and we have some outstanding professional people in this community. Local stars like Chef John Besh, artist Elizabeth Brown and sports anchor Jim Henderson held onto their titles in their respective categories, while local suspense writer and best-selling author, Erica Spindler prevailed in the favorite author category. Services—Many people move to the Northshore to give their children one of the best educations in the state. Teachers like Mandeville High’s Victor Noto, are the lifeblood of this essential service. This science teacher was the clear favorite in Best Teacher/Name of School category. Arts and Entertainment—Northshore residents have a great appreciation for the arts. In this category, the Krewe of Orpheus toppled last year’s winner as best area parade, while voters essentially stayed loyal to last year’s favorites in every other area. Voters seem to love some of their quirky favorites like the Best Hole in the Wall in the restaurant category. Bears in Covington was the fan favorite here, but Liz’s Where Y’at, Louie and the Redhead Lady and an old favorite—Coffee’s Boiling Point—clearly made their mark. For Bang for the Buck, it seems The Times Grill delivers. What about the best place to buy hardware? Yes, we asked. HJ Smith & Sons General Store in Covington won hands down. When it comes to voter’s favorite physician, Dr. Shaun Carpenter is know for his great bedside manner. Thank you to all of our voters for taking the time to make your voices heard. We appreciate your participation and the winners appreciate your loyal support.

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Times Grill

Breakfast

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PJ’s Coffee

French

La Provence

Hole in the Wall

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Cold Stone Creamery

Most Romantic

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Friend’s Coastal Restaurant

Service

Dakota Restaurant

Sunday Brunch

Broken Egg Café

Wine List Barbecue

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Chinese

Trey Yuen

Greek/Lebanese

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Mexican (TIE) Caretta’s Grill of Covington & La Caretta’s of Mandeville Pizza

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Salads

Coffee Rani

Seafood

Morton’s

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Papa Sam’s

Steak Take Out

Outback Steak House

Voodoo BBQ & Grill

Thai

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Best Dentist

John J. Killeen, DDS 110 Village Street Slidell 985-643-7516 www.slidellsmiles.com

People Attorney

Harold Bartholomew, Jr.

CPA

Patrick Gros, CPA APAC

Chef/Name of Restaurant John Besh/La Provence Chiropractor

Scott Oliphant

Dentist

John J. Killeen, DDS

Local Artist

Best Mechanic Shop

Tire World Car Care Center Northlake Shopping Center 1806 N. Causeway Blvd. Mandeville 985-626-8538 www.tireworldccc.com Physician

Shaun Carpenter, MD

Political Leader

Kevin Davis

Spiritual Leader

Pastor Steve Robinson/ Church of the King

Teacher/Name of School Victor Noto/Mandeville High

Best CPA

Patrick J. Gros, CPA APAC 651 River Highland Blvd. Covington 985-898-3512 pgros@pjgroscpa.com

Nightlife Bar Overall

Columbia Street Tap Room

Bar Food

Columbia Street Tap Room

Beer Selection

Barley Oak

Veterinarian

Ashley Geoghegan, DVM

Daiquiri

Daiquiris & Creams

Jerry Braswell, Rph/ Braswell Drugs

Happy Hour

N’tini’s Steak & Martinis

Elizabeth Brown

Pharmacist/Pharmacy

Margarita

Caretta’s Grill of Covington

Local Author

Erica Spindler

Dermatologist

Rhonda R. Baldone, MD

Place to Go Dancing

Ruby’s Roadhouse

Local Band

Four Unplugged

Cosmetic Surgeon

Elizabeth Kinsley, MD

Place to Listen to Live Music Columbia Street Tap Room

Local Radio Personality

Spud McConnell

Sports Bar

Rookies

Local TV Personality

Jim Henderson

Wine Bar

Wine Loft

Massage Therapist

Margot Barnard

Personal Trainer

Samantha Prestenbach

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Shopping Antiques

Patina Interiors

Bakery

Mandeville Bake Shop

Bargain Shopping

TJ Maxx

Local Bookstore

Bayou Book Sellers

Local Drug Store

Braswell Drugs

Local Garden Center

Garden Spot

Gifts

Das Schulerhaus

Furniture

American Factory Direct

(TIE) Rapture, Home & Garden, Gordon’s of Mandeville

Jewelry

Boudreaux’s Fine Jewelers

Place to Buy Fresh Seafood Mandeville Seafood Place to Buy Meat

Saia’s

Local Women’s Clothing Paisley

Place to Buy Wine

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Local Men’s Clothing

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Rouses Supermarket

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Car Wash

Blue Harbor Pointe

Childcare

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Hospital

St. Tammany Parish Hospital

Mechanic Shop

Tire World

Hair Salon

Salon D’Ville

Mortgage Lender

NOLA Lending

Mani/Pedi Nail Salon

Tip Top Nails

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Stone Creek Club & Spa

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Elementary School

Madisonville Elementary

High School

Mandeville High

Tanning Salon

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Wedding Venue

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Health Club

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Kids Summer Camp

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Best Local Sporting Goods

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Local Theater Group

Playmakers

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Art Gallery

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