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Congratulate Your 2012 Readers' Choice Winners

And the winners are...your picks for Readers' Choice 2012.

 

All summer you've nominated and voted for your favorite local businesses in categories ranging from Best Beer Garden and Ideal Date Spot to Most Caring Day Care and Tastiest Ribs.

We've tallied all the poll votes and now it's time to announce the winners. See below for our complete list of Readers' Choice winners from Oak Lawn and in some cases, the surrounding Southland communities.

Best Beer Garden

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Best Ribs

  • Winner: The Patio (Orland Park)
  • 2nd Place: The Pit (Hickory Hills)
  • 3rd Place: Billy Boy's (Chicago Ridge)

Best Breakfast Spot

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  • Winner:  (Tinley Park)
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Best Groomer

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  • 2nd Place (tie): Pawsitively Heaven
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Best Bank

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Best Landscaping Company

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Best Plumber

  • Winner: Kennedy Sewer Service (Alsip)

Best Local Day Care

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Best Vacation Bible School

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Best Youth Sports Program

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  • Winner:  in Orland Park
  • 2nd Place:  (Tinley Park)
  • 3rd Place:  in Palos Heights

  • Winner: Old Plank Trail (New Lenox, Frankfort, Chicago Heights)
  • 2nd Place: Bachelor Grove Woods (151st Street, Orland Park/Oak Forest)
  • 3rd Place: Paw Paw Woods Nature Preserve (Palos)

Best Music and Art Lessons

  • Winner: Art teacher Laurie Snaer,
  • 2nd Place: McCord Gallery and Cultural Center (Palos Park)

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Best Chiropractor

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Best Date Spot

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  • 3rd Place:  in Park Forest

  • Winner: Frankfort Fall Festival
  • 2nd Place: Taste of Orland
  • 3rd Place: Caribbean Beach Block Party (Tinley Park)

Best Florist

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Best Jeweler

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Kelly Swenson August 26, 2012 at 12:37 PM
Third best date spot is white castle...ha ha ha
Eileen Chapman August 27, 2012 at 12:33 AM
So happy that Windy City Flower Girls was voted the Best! Aimee really is the BEST! Check out her store and you will not be disappointed but totally delighted!

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