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Best Of The Tri-Cities Winners 2012

Congratulations To The 2012 Winners Of The Best of the Tri-Cities Reader’s Poll

Food & Restaurants Best Mexican - El Caporal Best Pizza - Brother’s Pizza Best wings - Buffalo Wild Wings Best fried chicken - Kentucky Fried Chicken Best steak - Wagstaff’s Best burger - Five Guys Best BBQ - K&L Best coffee - Starbucks Best breakfast - Dixie Restaurant Best sushi - Wabi Sabi Best fast food - Chick-fil-a Best bakery - Martins/Ukrops Best lunch on a budget - Cookout Best catering - Nanny’s Best local chef - Russ Johnson at The Bistro at Market and Grove Best Chinese - Peking Best deli - Longstreet’s Best dessert - Sweet Frog Best frozen treat - Sweet Frog Best family restaurant - Nanny’s Best Italian - Brother’s Pizza Best lunch - Chick-fil-a Best Delivery - Papa John’s Best ambiance - Wagstaff’s Best romantic restaurant - Half Way House Best sandwich - Panera Best seafood restaurant - Riptides Best wait staff - Texas Roadhouse Best new restaurant - Texas Roadhouse Arts & Entertainment Best place to watch the game - Buffalo Wild Wings

Best place for live music - Old Towne Civic Center Best place to grab a beer - Buffalo Wild Wings Best wine selection - Appomattox Peanut & Wine Co. Best bar staff - Longstreet’s Best date night - Olive Garden Best place to hit a bucket of balls - Swader’s Best local artist - Trey Songz Best sports park - Swader’s Best bar w live entertainment Old Towne Civic Center Best bar w/out live entertainment The Brickhouse Run Best happy hour - Longstreet’s Best sports bar - Buffalo Wild Wings Best karaoke - Steel Horse Best tourist attraction - Old Towne Retail & Shopping Best shopping center - Colonial Square (Target Shopping Center) Best grocery store - Martin’s Best butcher - Martin’s Best retail beer selection - Kroger Best tobacco retailer - Wawa Best place to buy a wedding gift - Target Best retail location for home decorating JC Penney Home Store Best antiques - The Oak Best jeweler - Kay Jewelers Best locally made jewelry - Expressions Jewelry Best pawn shop - Dances Best consignment shop - Goodwill, Colonial Heights Best novelty shop - Hallmark Best beauty supply - Sally’s

Best women’s clothing - JC Penney Best men’s clothing - JC Penney Best children’s clothing - Old Navy Best customer service - Target Best dollar store - Dollar Tree Best uniforms - Clay Home Medical Mind, Body & Spirit Best place to work - Swader’s Best place to work out - American Family Best place to get a massage - The Retreat Best spa - The Retreat Best place to get a haircut - Cindy’s Salon & Spa Best barber shop - Gabe’s Best place to get ink - City Limits Tattoo Best dance studio - Angel DeSouza Dance Best hair braiding - Jenny’s Hair Braiding Best manicure/pedicure - The Retreat Education Best higher learning - Richard Bland College Best community organization - United Way Best childcare facilities - The Greenhouse Best preschool teacher - Joyner Best after-school program - YMCA Best elementary school teacher Mrs. Autry/Matoaca Elementary Best middle school teacher Ford/Moore Middle School Best high school teacher - Owens/Prince George Best music teacher Michael Souders/Colonial Heights Best coach - Hettinger/Prince George

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Congratulations To The 2012 Winners Of The

Best of the Tri-Cities Reader’s Poll Health & Wellness Best urgent care - Patient First Best chiropractor - Dr. Cline Best dermatologist - Dr. Pratt Best dental/orthodontics practice Southside Orthodontics/Dr. Pond Best optometrist-Drs. Gilbert, Farley & Associates Best place for glasses and contacts - For Eyes Best diet center - Weight Watchers Best physical trainers - American Family Best group exercise - American Family Best hearing specialists - Beltone Best medical transport - We Care Transportation Best home health care - Care Advantage Best assisted living - Dunlop House Best nursing home - Colonial Heights Healthcare Best rehabilitation center HealthSouth Rehab of Petersburg Best physical therapy HealthSouth Rehab of Petersburg Best health & beauty supply - Walgreens Best health & wellness - American Family Best front desk reception (medical) - PrimeCare Best front desk reception (dental) Commonwealth Dentistry Best foot care - Dr. Wax Best medical practice - PrimeCare Best pharmacy - Walgreens Best medical supplies - Clay Home Medical Home & Garden Best place to furnish your home - Butterworth’s Best place for furniture on a budget Ashley Furniture Best home decorating - Windows ‘N Walls Best pools and spas - Clearwater Pools & Spas Best HVAC provider - Colonial Heating & Plumbing Best plumber - Colonial Heating & Plumbing Best lawn care services - TruGreen


Best Of The Tri-Cities Winners 2012

Best appliances - Lowes Best rent-to-own - Rent-a-Center Best apartment duplex - High Street Lofts Best building supply - Lowes Best real estate services - Long & Foster Best real estate agent - Holly Pond Best new home builder - David Allen Best remodeling services James River Contracting Best flooring services - Lowes Best custom cabinets - Gravitte’s Best custom framing - Michael’s Best garden center - Boulevard Flower Gardens Services Best cell services - Verizon Best bail bonding - Brown Bail Bonding Best veterinary services - Crater Road Vet Best pet grooming - Pet Smart Best legal services - Hill & Rainey Best tax preparation - Don Anderson & Associates Best funeral services - JT Morris Best funeral director - JT Morris Best pest control - Houchin’s Best non-profit animal rescue - SPCA Best family photographer - Bruce Ellis Best limo/taxi services - Brockwell Limousine Best self-storage - Prince George Storage Best place to sell your gold - Village Coin Best trash removal - BFI Best recycling facility - Circle Auto Recycling Best place to fuel-up - Wawa Best florist - Boulevard Flower Gardens Best dry cleaners - Johnson’s Cleaners Best hotel/B&B - Hilton Garden Inn Best carpet cleaning - A-1 Steam Best computer repair - Best Buy/Geek Squad Best electrician - Frazier Electric Best small engine repair - Conner’s Small Engine

Financial & Insurance Best overall banking - Bank of America Best online banking - Bank of America Best mortgage lending - BB&T Best commercial banking - BB&T Best insurance agency - State Farm Best insurance agent - Bill Talley V Best retirement planning - Edward Jones Automotive Best new car dealership - Colonial Honda Best pre-owned dealership - Colonial Honda Best motorcycle/ATV - Colonial Harley Davidson Best body shop - Lyn’s Body Shop Best place to get your oil changed - Jiffy Lube Best auto glass - A-1 Glass Best place to get tires - Leete Tire Best place to get auto parts - Advanced Auto Best overall auto repair - Leete Tire Best auto towing - AAA Best place for car accessories - Advanced Auto Best car rental - Enterprise Best place for car wash - Flagstop

The results of this poll were determined by written and online reader votes and do not reflect the opinion of The Progress-Index

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Clay Home Medical 3333 S. Crater Road, Suite 5 • Petersburg, VA 23803


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Thank you for voting BB&T Best in Mortgage Lending and Best in Commercial Lending in the Best of the Tri-Cities Awards. It is a privilege to serve the individuals and businesses in the Tri-Cities Area. B A N K I N G



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Assisted Living and Specialized Memory Care

Thank you for voting Dunlop House as the Best Assisted Living in the Tri-Cities. We have proudly served the Colonial Heights area since 1999. To schedule your personal tour, call today! 804-520-0050

804-520-0050 2 3 5 D u n l o p Fa r m s B l v d . Colonial Heights

w w w. D u n l o p H o u s e . c o m Coordinated Services Management, Inc. Professional Management of Retirement Communities Since 1981

Dr. Robert E. Nay • Dr. M. Deborah Kinney • Dr. Jill Isaac • Dr. Jennifer Webb

Privately Owned • Serving the Tri-Cities Since the 1940’s Thank You to all our clients who voted and made us the Number 1 Vet in the Tri-Cities! As a way to say thank you, we will offer each of you that brings in this ad to your appointment, a 20% discount off your entire bill. O ne discount per household. We would also like to take this time to welcome Nikkie Sayre, formerly of Noah’s Ark Grooming, who w ill be joining our grooming staff on March 29, 2012. To book your grooming appointment with Nikki, Jane or Nat, give us a call at 804-733-8202. Welcome Nikkie, we know that your loyal clients will be so happy to see you!

G or o ming b y N at K in g, Jan eJarv is & N k i kie Say re Discounts Available APPOINTMENTS PREFERRED M16

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464 S. Crater Rd. • Petersburg, VA (Across from Blandford Cemetery)

Drs. Gilbert, Farley, and Parker, OD PC

Family Eye Care 3731-A Boulevard, Colonial Heights (804)526-3676

We appreciate your confidence in our practice and we thank you for this prestigious award. Voted Best Optometrist of the Tri-Cities in 2012

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ANK Y THANK YOU FOR VOTING US BEST IN THE TRI-CITIES 2012! We couldn’t be more honored. As a small token of our appreciation, use these great deals to take 50% off your first month’s membership in our UNLIMITED WASH CLUB and $10 off a full oil change (which includes a free exterior wash)! It’s just our way of saying thanks!





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COLONIAL HEIGHTS 610 Boulevard, Colonial Heights, VA 23834 (behind Wawa) Phone: (804) 524–0090



PLUS FREE EXTERIOR WASH Save $10 on Flagstop’s Full Service Oil Change, and have a complmentary exterior wash on us! Expires 4/30/2012

CHESTERFIELD 11031 Ironbridge Rd, Chester, VA 23831 (behind Wawa) Phone: (804) 768-0090

CHESTER $5 EXPRESS WASH 12001 Bermuda Crossroads Ln, Chester, VA 23831 (just north of Sonic and IHOP) Phone: (804) 930-9274

Sometimes, nice guys do finish first :) Best Place To Buy Eyeglasses Progress-Index Newspaper We’d like to thank our customers for helping us win the Best Place To Buy Eyeglasses readers poll! We’d also like to thank our store manager and sales staff for always putting the customer first.

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1847 Southpark Blvd. Colonial Heights, VA (804) 526-3591

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Best Of The Tri-Cities Winners 2012

Lyn’s Body & Paint Shop, Inc. Your Full Service Collision Center • Home of the Wet Look

VOTED Best Body Shop Thank you for your support! We Repair All Makes & Models • All Insurance Claims Handled Fast & Easy We are a Direct Repair Shop for Most Insurance Companies

4612 Boydton Plank Road, Petersburg, VA 23803 Office: 804-733-4753 • Fax: 804-732-7806

• We can handle ALL insurance claims No job too small or too large • Family Owned & Operated for over 20 years • Our equipment is state of the art • EPA Compliant • Rental Car services arranged • Our staff is ICar certified

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VOTED Best Real Estate in The Tri-Cities I w ou ld li ke to th ank all m yamazin g fr ie n ds, fa m lyi and clie n ts w ho hav e becom em yfa m lyi fo r v oti n g m e B est R ea lto r in T ri- C iti es. I am tr uly hon ored & hum ble d. T hank you fr om m yheart to your hom e. T hank you & M ya G od B less Y ou

Holly Pond

(804) 586-3608 • (804)520-5600

Long & Foster Realtors 601 Southpark Blvd. Colonial Heights, VA


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Thank you for voting us Best Insurance Agency in the Tri-Cities!


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Best Of The Tri-Cities Winners 2012


THANK YOU! We’re proud to be voted Tri-Cities’ Best Community Organization.




United Way of Greater Richmond & Petersburg 135 S. Adams Street, Petersburg, VA 23803 (804) 861-9330 • M30

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Thanks To All Our Voters,We Won! We couldn’t have done it without the patients and friends who voted us ‘Best Medical Practice’ and ‘Best Front Desk Medical’. We will continue to live up to these titles by offering the best care and customer service possible. L. Shah, DO

A. Shah, MD

V. Bell Leming, NP

Like us at or visit our website to find out how we can take care of your family through every stage of life. 241 Dimmock Pkwy, Suite 6 Colonial Heights,VA 23834 • 804.526.1111

C. Ogburn, MD

K. Saunders, NP

J. Leming, MD

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Our shoppers and donors are what make us the best!

Thanks for voting for us, Tri-Cities! | 804.745.6300



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Best place to hit a bucket of balls Best sports park Best place to work


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T hank Y ou F or Voti n g U sB est P harm acy A nd B est H ae lth & B eauty A ids In T he T ri- C iti es! H ave Y ou V isite d A ny O fO ur D ouble -Winner S tores L ate ly ? Walgreens - Hopewell 3901 Oaklawn Blvd. Hopewell, VA 23860 804-452-2542

Walgreens - Petersburg 3298 S. Crater Rd. Petersburg, VA 23805 804-733-6216

Walgreens - Dinwiddie Walgreens - Colonial Heights 24 Hrs Walgreens - Colonial Heights 26108 Cox Rd. 3201 Boulevard 626 Boulevard Petersburg, VA 23803 Colonial Heights, VA 23834 Colonial Heights, VA 23834 804-863-4922 804-524-0003 804-520-1571

Walgreens - Chester 4238 W. Hundred Rd. Chester, VA 23831 804-706-1419

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