Simply the Best 2017 Winners

Arts, Events & Leisure

Art Gallery

Simply the Best
The Millworks

Readers’ Choice
Metropolis Collective
Mechanicsburg Art Center School & Gallery

Bed and Breakfast Inn

Simply the Best

City House Bed & Breakfast
Neighboring Riverfront park, City House Bed & Breakfast is the perfect place to find tranquility and take in stunning views of the Susquehanna.

Readers’ Choice
Pheasant Field Bed & Breakfast
The Manor on Front

Black-tie
Charity Event

Simply the Best
Summer Solstice Celebration, The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Central Pa.

Readers’ Choice
Capital Region Heart Ball, American Heart Association
Moonlight Gala, Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Pa.

Dance Studio

Simply the Best
Studio ‘91

Readers’ Choice
PA Dance Sport
Tap ‘N Arts Dance Studio

Festival

Simply the Best
Kipona

Readers’ Choice
Jubilee Day
ArtsFest

Free Entertainment

Simply the Best
Kipona

Readers’ Choice
Hershey’s Chocolate World
Pennsylvania Farm Show

Golf Course

Simply the Best
Armitage Golf Club

Readers’ Choice
Range End Golf Club
West Shore Country Club

Happy Hour

Simply the Best
Duke’s Bar and Grille

Readers’ Choice
Arooga’s Grille House & Sports Bar
Cork & Fork

Hotel

Simply the Best
The Hotel Hershey

Readers’ Choice
Hilton Harrisburg
Radisson Hotel Harrisburg

Independent Bookstore

Simply the Best
The Midtown Scholar Bookstore

Readers’ Choice
Cupboard Maker Books
Whistlestop Bookshop

Independent Movie Theatre

Simply the Best
Midtown Cinema

Readers’ Choice
West Shore Theatre
Carlisle Theatre

Library

Simply the Best
Cleve J. Fredricksen Library
Located in Camp Hill, Cleve J. Fredricksen Library serves more than 500,000 visitors annually. Fredricksen Library and its East Pennsboro Branch ensure that physical capability doesn’t limit an individual’s ability to access information and knowledge by providing a vast online catalog and collection.

Readers’ Choice
Joseph T. Simpson Library
East Shore Area Library

Local Band

Simply the Best
Jazz Me Band

Readers’ Choice
The Luv Gods
Rich Clare Pentagon Band

Jazz Artist

Simply the Best
Kirk M. Wise of Jazz Me Band
Rocking the Midstate for nearly 15 years, The Jazz Me Band is made up of four local musicians sharing their love of music. Bassist and vocalist Kirk M. Wise has won Simply the Best four times previously in 2010, 2014, 2015 and 2016.

Readers’ Choice
Steve Rudolph
Katie Rudolph

Romantic Getaway

Simply the Best
The Hotel Hershey
What’s better than being surrounded by chocolate? The Hotel Hershey goes beyond the sweets to
offer unique amenities you’d be hard-pressed to find anywhere else. Experience falconry, geocaching,
The Odyssey obstacle course and other activities that are sure to please every guest.

Readers’ Choice
Inn of the Dove
The Pocono Mountains/Greater Pocono Chamber of Commerce

Museum

Simply the Best
The State Museum of Pennsylvania

Readers’ Choice
The National Civil War Museum
AACA Museum

Music Supply Store

Simply the Best
JW Music

Readers’ Choice
Forte’ Music
Menchey Music Service, Inc.

Night Club

Simply the Best
Level 2
Keeping Downtown classy, Level 2 offers a unique night-out experience with its modern décor and upscale atmosphere.

Readers’ Choice
Stallions Entertainment Complex
Knock

Performance Hall

Simply the Best
Hershey Theatre

Readers’ Choice
Sunoco Performance Theater at The Whitaker Center for Science and the Arts
The Forum Auditorium

Tourist Attraction

Simply the Best
Hersheypark
One of only four places to win Simply the Best for 20 consecutive years, Hersheypark has become synonymous with Central Pa. and a favorite among locals and visitors to the area.
Congratulations on 20 years of being the Best!

Readers’ Choice
Gettysburg Battlefield, Gettysburg Foundation
Hershey’s Chocolate World

Pool Tables

Simply the Best
Gilligan’s Bar & Grill

Readers’ Choice
Appalachian Brewing Company
Nick’s 114 Café

Role Model

Simply the Best
Tom Russell, WHP CBS 21

Readers’ Choice
Shaun Bollinger, Cumberland Valley High School
R.J. Harris, WHP 580

Tattoo Studio

Simply the Best
717 Tattoo

Readers’ Choice
Visual Addiction Tattoo & Body Piercing
Drop of Ink

Themed
Fundraiser

Simply the Best
Light the Night, Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Central Pennsylvania

Readers’ Choice
Chic Phantastic, PinnacleHealth Auxiliary
Chocolate Fest, Keystone Human Services

Travel Agency

Simply the Best
AAA Travel Agency

Readers’ Choice
Boscov’s Travel
Travel Simplicity

Volunteer Organization

Simply the Best
The Salvation Army

Readers’ Choice
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Central Pennsylvania
New Hope Ministries

 

Auto

Auto Body Shop

Simply the Best
Dellinger’s Auto Body, Inc.

Readers’ Choice
Select Collision Group
Thomas E. Brown Inc.

Auto Dealer

Simply the Best
Bobby Rahal Automotive Group

Since its beginnings in 1989, Bobby Rahal Automotive Group has always been passionate about serving its customers. With four Central Pa. dealerships, Bobby Rahal Automotive Group continues to exceed customer expectations earning them Simply the Best Auto Dealer and Auto Service Department in 2017.

Readers’ Choice
Faulkner Auto
Sutliff Auto Group

Auto Service Department

Simply the Best
Bobby Rahal Automotive Group

Readers’ Choice
Faulkner Auto
L.B. Smith Ford Lincoln

Tire Dealer

Simply the Best
Jack Williams Tire & Auto Service Center

Readers’ Choice
Tire Mart
CJ’s Tire & Automotive Services

Used Auto Dealer

Simply the Best
Wessels Used Cars

Readers’ Choice
Bobby Rahal Automotive Group
Faulkner Auto
Sutliff Auto Group

Business, Financial & Legal

Accountant

Simply the Best
Gift & Associates, LLC

Readers’ Choice
Boreman & Babb, CPA’s
McKonly & Asbury
Brown Schultz Sheridan & Fritz, CPAs

Auctioneer

Simply the Best
Cordier Auctions & Appraisals

Readers’ Choice
Chuck E. Bricker Auction
Haar’s Auction

Bank

Simply the Best
PNC Bank

Readers’ Choice
M&T Bank
First National Bank

Business Law Attorney

Simply the Best
Stuart S. Sacks, Smigel, Anderson & Sacks Attorneys at Law

Readers’ Choice
Law Offices of Peter J. Russo, P.C.
The Law Offices of Mark K. Emery

Criminal Law Attorney

Simply the Best
William C. Costopoulos Foster & Fields Attorneys at Law
With his office located in Lemoyne, Costopoulos practices criminal law, criminal appeals and personal injury litigation. Educated at Dickinson College, Duquesne University School of Law and later Harvard University School of Law, Costopoulos applies experience, education and dedication to help serve his clients.

Readers’ Choice
Adam G. Klein, Esq., Smigel, Anderson & Sacks Attorneys at Law
Brian W. Perry, Perry Shore Weisenberger & Zemlock

Commercial Photographer

Simply the Best
Camera Box Professional Photography

Readers’ Choice
Conte Photography
Waxman Photography
Elaine Gates Photography

Credit Union

Simply the Best
Members 1st Federal Credit Union

Readers’ Choice
PSECU
AmeriChoice Federal Credit Union

Divorce Attorney

Simply the Best
LeRoy Smigel, Smigel Anderson & Sacks Attorneys at Law

Readers’ Choice
Maria P. Cognetti, Cognetti & Associates
The Law Office of Jason R. Carpenter

Family Law Attorney

Simply the Best
Theresa Barrett Male, Smigel, Anderson & Sacks Attorneys at Law

Readers’ Choice
John F. King Law, PC – The Guy’s Attorney
Giordano Elder Law PA
The Law Office of Jason R. Carpenter
Christopher B. Enck, Esq.

Financial Planner

Simply the Best
Edward P. Gormley, CPA, CFP, Susquehanna Financial
Advisors LLC

Readers’ Choice
Conte Wealth Advisors
Andy Steele, Members 1st  Federal Credit Union
Brad Paul,  Willowbranch Financial Group

Insurance Agency

Simply the Best
Gunn-Mowery

Readers’ Choice
Strock Insurance
Enders Insurance

Law Firm

Simply the Best
Smigel, Anderson & Sacks Attorneys at Law

Readers’ Choice
McNees Wallace & Nurick LLC
Martson Law Offices

Portrait Photographer

Simply the Best
Camera Box Professional Photography

Readers’ Choice
Colleen & Co.
Elaine Gates Photography

Staffing Services

Simply the Best
JFC Staffing
Companies

Readers’ Choice
HSE Staffing Agency LLC
Abel Personnel

Stockbroker

Simply the Best
Edward P. Gormley, CPA, CFP, Susquehanna Financial Advisors LLC

Readers’ Choice
Conte Wealth Advisors
Polaris Advisors, LLC
Capital View Wealth Management

Tax Accountant

Simply the Best
Boreman & Babb, CPA’s

Readers’ Choice
Waggoner Frutiger & Daub, CPA’s
Gift & Associates, LLC

Cleaning Experts

Auto Detailer

Simply the Best
Capital City Car Wash

Readers’ Choice
Team Blue Hand Car Wash & Detail
Shiners Automotive Detailing
Luxor Auto Detail

Car Wash

Simply the Best
Quik Quality Car Wash & Lube

Readers’ Choice
Capital City Car Wash
Team Blue Hand Car Wash & Detail

Carpet/Floor Cleaning Service

Simply the Best
Gelco Carpet & Upholstery Cleaning

Readers’ Choice
Xtreme Pro Clean
Castle Clean

Dry Cleaner

Simply the Best
Classic Dry
Cleaners
and Laundromats

Readers’ Choice
George’s Cleaners
Quality Cleaners

Laundromat

Simply the Best
Classic Dry
cleaners and Laundromats

Readers’ Choice
Morris Laundromat Services Inc.
Dolly’s Uptown Laundromat

Maid Service

Simply the Best
Merry Maids

Readers’ Choice
Wade’s Maids
AmericanMaid LLC

Food & Drink

Alternative Bar

Simply the Best
Stallions Entertainment Complex
Voted Best Alternative Bar for 15 years, Stallions has established a presence unlike any other in Harrisburg. Whether visitors are looking to dance the night away or to take in a drag show, Stallions is the place to be.

Readers’ Choice
Harrisburg Midtown Arts Center
Bar 704

Bakery

Simply the Best
The Pennsylvania Bakery

Readers’ Choice
Schenk’s Bakery
Carlisle Bakery
Desserts Etc., by The Hershey Pantry

Bagel Shop

Simply the Best
Ressler’s Bagel & Deli

Readers’ Choice
Bagel Lovers
Grand Central

Barbecue (Local)

Simply the Best
Road Hawg
Barbecue Pit

Readers’ Choice
Redd’s Smokehouse
MoMo’s BBQ and Grill

Barbecue (Chain)

Simply the Best
Dickey’s
Barbecue Pit

Readers’ Choice
Mission BBQ

Beer distributor

Simply the Best
Westy’s Beer Distributor Inc.

Readers’ Choice
Glenn Miller’s Beer & Soda Warehouse
Breski Beverage Distributor

Beer List

Simply the Best
Al’s of Hampden,
Pizza Boy
Brewing Co.

Readers’ Choice
Federal Taphouse
Market Cross Pub & Brewery

Bistro

Simply the Best
Nino’s Bistro

Readers’ Choice
Note Bistro and Wine Bar
Sophia’s on Market

Breakfast

Simply the Best
The Hershey Pantry
Located in the heart of Hershey, The Hershey Pantry serves breakfast, coffee, desserts and more.

Readers’ Choice
Diener’s Restaurant
Front Street Diner

Brewery / Brew Pub


Simply the Best
Tröegs Brewing Company
Creators of such favorites as, Mad Elf, Dreamweaver Wheat and Perpetual IPA, Tröegs has been a Central Pa. staple since 1995.

Readers’ Choice
Ever Grain Brewing Co.
Appalachian Brewing Company

Brunch

Simply the Best
Home 231

Readers’ Choice
The Circular at The Hotel Hershey
Mangia Qui
Café 1500

Burger (Local)

Simply the Best
Jackson House

Readers’ Choice
Burger Yum
The Glass Lounge

Burger (Chain)

Simply the Best
Five Guys Burgers and Fries

Readers’ Choice
Red Robin, Lehigh Valley Restaurant Group
Wayback Burger

Candy Store

Simply the Best
Zimmerman’s Nuts & Candies

Zimmerman’s has been a family tradition for ninety years and shows no signs of stopping. Keeping favorites like Penny candy in stock, Every trip to Zimmerman’s is a trip to a simpler time.

Readers’ Choice
Matango’s Candies Inc.
Georgie Lou’s Retro Candy

Chinese Restaurant

Simply the Best
Ho Wah Restaurant

Readers’ Choice
Chef Wong’s Chinese Restaurant
Hong Kong Ruby

Coffeehouse

Simply the Best
Cornerstone Coffeehouse
One of just four businesses to win Simply the Best for 20 consecutive years, Cornerstone Coffeehouse keeps bean-lovers happy with favorites like Honey Vanilla Latte, Ivory Mocha and Caramel Lover’s Latte.

Readers’ Choice
St. Thomas Roasters
Little Amps Coffee Roasters

Crabs

Simply the Best
Harbour House Crabs

Readers’ Choice
Brewhouse Grille
Grappling Crab Shack

Deli

Simply the Best
Ressler’s Bagel & Deli

Readers’ Choice
Mr. Deli & Mrs. Too!
Sandwich Man

Diner

Simply the Best
Capitol Diner

Readers’ Choice
Front Street Diner
Middlesex Diner

Dining Bargain

Simply the Best
The Glass Lounge
A local favorite since it opened in 1984, The Glass Lounge makes casual-dining a relaxing and worth-while experience. The Glass Lounge is located on N. Front Street in Harrisburg,

Readers’ Choice
Front Street Diner
Brownstone Café

 

Downtown Restaurant

Simply the Best
Café Fresco

Readers’ Choice
The Firehouse Restaurant
Cork & Fork

Hot Dog

Simply the Best
Hamilton Restaurant

Readers’ Choice
Jimmy the Hot Dog King
Summit Family Restaurant

Indian Restaurant

Simply the Best
Passage to India

Readers’ Choice
Aangan Classic Indian and Nepalese Restaurant
Masala Bistro

Italian Restaurant (Local)

Simply the Best
Gabriella Italian Restaurant

Readers’ Choice
Visaggio’s Ristorante
DaVinci Italian Eatery

Italian Restaurant (Chain)

Simply the Best
Carrabba’s Italian Grill

Readers’ Choice
Romano’s Macaroni Grill
Olive Garden

Japanese Restaurant

Simply the Best
Mikado Japanese Steak House &
Sushi Bar

Readers’ Choice
Sapporo East
Sakura Japanese Restaurant

Local Pub

Simply the Best
Market Cross Pub & Brewery

Readers’ Choice
Moe’s Bar and Grill
McGrath’s Irish Pub & Restaurant

Margarita

Simply the Best
El Sol Mexican Restaurant

Readers’ Choice
El Rodeo Mexican Restaurant
Fiesta Mexico Bar & Grill

Martini

Simply the Best
Café Fresco

Readers’ Choice
Char’s at Tracy Mansion
Black n Bleu Restaurant

Mexican Restaurant

Simply the Best
El Sol Mexican Restaurant

Readers’ Choice
Fiesta Mexico Bar & Grill
El Rodeo Mexican
Restaurant

New Restaurant

Simply the Best
Cork & Fork Osteria

The second restaurant to bear the Cork & Fork name, Osteria brings local, sustainable food to the West Shore.

Readers’ Choice
Vrai
Greystone
Public House

Organic
Foods Store

Simply the Best
Wegmans, Mechanicsburg

Readers’ Choice
The Healthy Grocer
GIANT Food Stores

Organic
Foods Restaurant

Simply the Best
Susquehanna Harvest Seasonal Grill & Wine Bar

Readers’ Choice
The Millworks
Vrai

Outdoor Dining

Simply the Best
Duke’s Bar & Grille

Readers’ Choice
Dockside Willies
Brewhouse Grille

Overall Dining (East Shore)

Simply the Best
Susquehanna Harvest Seasonal Grill & Wine Bar

Readers’ Choice
The Progress Grill
The Millworks

Overall Dining (West Shore)

Simply the Best
Black N Bleu

Readers’ Choice
Duke’s Bar & Grille
The Pizza Grille

Pizza

Simply the Best
The Pizza Grille

Readers’ Choice
Al’s of Hampden, Pizza Boy Brewing Co.
Al’s Pizza

Power Dinner

Simply the Best
1700° Steakhouse

Readers’ Choice
Tavern on the Hill
Devon Seafood + Steak

Power Lunch

Simply the Best
Rock Bass Grill

Readers’ Choice
Bricco
Café Fresco

Romantic

Simply the Best
Alfred’s Victorian
Restaurant

Readers’ Choice
Visaggio’s Ristorante
Char’s at Tracy Mansion

Sandwich (Local)

Simply the Best
Sandwich Man

Readers’ Choice
Sophia’s on Market
Simply Turkey & More

Sandwich (Chain)

Simply the Best
Isacc’s Famous Grilled Sandwiches

Readers’ Choice
Panera Bread Company
Jimmy John’s

Seafood

Simply the Best
Rock Bass Grill

Readers’ Choice
Devon Seafood + Steak
The Progress Grill

Service

Simply the Best
Progress Grill

Readers’ Choice
Devon Seafood + Steak
Susquehanna Harvest Seasonal Grill & Wine Bar

Specialty Cakes

Simply the Best
The Pennsylvania Bakery

Readers’ Choice
Sweet Confections Cakes
Schenk’s Bakery

Sports Bar

Simply the Best
Arooga’s Grille House &
Sports Bar

Readers’ Choice
Ted’s Bar & Grill
Duke’s Bar & Grille

Steak House (Local)

Simply the Best
The Glass Lounge

Readers’ Choice
Culhane’s Steak House
1700° Steakhouse

Steak House (Chain)

Simply the Best
Texas Roadhouse

Readers’ Choice
LongHorn Steakhouse
Outback Steakhouse

Suburban

Simply the Best
Flinchy’s

Readers’ Choice
Black n Bleu
Brownstone Café
The Game Table Cafe

Sushi

Simply the Best
Sapporo East

Readers’ Choice
Miso Sushi and Grill
Sakura Japanese Restaurant

Thai Restaurant

Simply the Best
Bangkok Wok Thai Restaurant

Readers’ Choice
Chalit’s Thai Bistro
Bangkok 56

Vegetarian

Simply the Best
The Vegetable Hunter

Readers’ Choice
Susquehanna Harvest Seasonal Grill & Wine Bar
Vrai

Wine List

Simply the Best
Susquehanna Harvest Seasonal Grill & Wine Bar

Readers’ Choice
Note Bistro and Wine Bar
Cork & Fork

Wings

Simply the Best
Arooga’s Grille House & Sports Bar
Mild, hot, old bay and more. Arooga’s serves up wings any way you can imagine them.

Readers’ Choice
Ted’s Bar & Grill
Boro Bar & Grill RiverView

Winery

Simply the Best
Spring Gate Vineyard
Centrally located, Spring Gate Vineyard has become a favorite destination for area wine-lovers. With wine slushies, live entertainment and themed food festivals, Spring Gate Vineyard makes a great Friday night or weekend spot.

Readers’ Choice
The Vineyard at Hershey
Nissley Vineyards & Winery

 

Health

Chiropractor

Simply the Best
The Hetrick Center

Readers’ Choice
Becker Chiropractic
Olivetti Chiropractic

Day Spa

Simply the Best

The Spa at The Hotel Hershey

Wrapped in chocolate, surrounded by chocolate and in the chocolate capital of Pennsylvania, The Spa at the Hotel Hershey boasts a signature treatment “everything chocolate” that is like no other.

Readers’ Choice
Changes Salon and Day Spa
Polished Salon and Spa

Dentist

Simply the Best
Verber Family Dentistry

Readers’ Choice
Aziz A. Majid DMD, MSD, PC
Eric Unger DDS
Marinak & Glossner PC

Family Doctor

Simply the Best
PinnacleHealth Medical Group

Readers’ Choice
Azizkhan Internal Medicine
Internists of Central Pa.
West Shore Family Practice

Health Insurance Company

Simply the Best
Capital BlueCross

Readers’ Choice
Highmark
Aetna Health Insurance

Hospital

Simply the Best
PinnacleHealth System

Readers’ Choice
Holy Spirit Hospital – A Geisinger Affiliate
Penn State Health, Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

In-Home Healthcare

Simply the Best
Affilia Home Health

Readers’ Choice
PinnacleHealth Homecare
Bayada Home Health Care

LASIK Surgery

Simply the Best
Memorial Eye Institute

Readers’ Choice
Armesto Eye Associates
Premier Eye Care Group

Medical
Specialist

Simply the Best
Orthopedic Institute of Pennsylvania

Readers’ Choice
PinnacleHealth CardioVascular Institute
Urology of Central Pennsylvania

Ophthalmologist

Simply the Best
Memorial Eye Institute

Readers’ Choice
Dailey Harvey Eye Associates
Armesto Eye Associates

Optometrist

Simply the Best
Morrison Eye Associates

Readers’ Choice
Memorial Eye Institute
Armesto Eye Associates

Orthodontist

Simply the Best
Hilton – Diminick Orthodontic Associates

Readers’ Choice
Apicella-Lorei Orthodontics
Minium and Kearns Orthodontists
Alba Orthodontics

Oral Surgeon

Simply the Best
Wood & Myers Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons

Readers’ Choice
Beaudry Oral Surgery
Craig Lahar, D.M.D., Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery P.C.

Plastic Surgeon

Simply the Best

WatersEDGE,
Robert E. Wolf, MD

Certified with the American Board of Plastic Surgery, Dr. Robert E. Wolf, MD has served Harrisburg’s Plastic Surgery needs for nearly 25 years. Dr. Wolf performs face, body and skin procedures including injectables, laser therapy and more.

Readers’ Choice
deRamon Plastic Surgery Institute P.C.
Farrell Laser & Cosmetic Medicine Center

Pediatrician

Simply the Best
JDC Pediatrics

Readers’ Choice
PinnacleHealth Medical Group Heritage Pediatrics
Tan & Garcia Pediatrics P.C.

Podiatrist

Simply the Best
Cumberland Valley Foot & Ankle Specialists
Treating conditions, injuries and providing routine care, Cumberland Valley Foot & Ankle Specialists keep Central Pa. walking.

Readers’ Choice
Dr. Jeffrey A. Marks, DPM, FACFAS
Harrisburg Foot & Ankle Center Inc.

Psychologist

Simply the Best
Jose Delerme, Ph.D., PinnacleHealth Psychological Associates

Readers’ Choice
Jeffrey Verrecchio, Psychologist
Upturn, LLC

Urgent Care

Simply the Best
Patient First

Readers’ Choice
All Better Care
PinnacleHealth FastCare Clinic

 

Home & Garden

Architect

Simply the Best

Allison Ong Shreffler, Architecture

Offering the latest in innovative design and interiors, Allison Ong Shreffler aims to create cohesion, elegance and charm in homes across the region.

Readers’ Choice
Murray Associates Architects
Willigerod & MacAvoy Architects

Countertops

Simply the Best
Down East Fabrication Inc. – Countertop Professionals

Readers’ Choice
Troy Granite
Classic Rock Fabrication

Electrician

Simply the Best
J.A. Kolva, Inc.

Readers’ Choice
Radle Electric
Central Penn Plumbing Service Inc.

Florist

Simply the Best
Blooms by Vickrey

Readers’ Choice
Pealer’s Flowers
Jeffrey’s Flowers & Home Accents

Garden Shop

Simply the Best
Stauffers of Kissel Hill
Green thumb or not, Stauffers of Kissel Hill  can offer advice and make suggestions to keep the lawn green and the flowers blooming.

Readers’ Choice
Ashcombe Farm & Greenhouses
Highland Gardens

Handyman

Simply the Best
Handyman Matters

Readers’ Choice
Anything Adam Personal Handyman
HOME-TIME Renovation LLC

Home Builder

Simply the Best
Farinelli Construction, Inc.

Readers’ Choice
Musser Home Builders
Roland Builder Inc.

Hvac

Simply the Best
Zimmerman Plumbing Heating & Air Conditioning

Readers’ Choice
HB McClure Company
Central Penn Plumbing Service Inc

Interior Designer

Simply the Best
barbara Tabak, Decorating Den Interiors
Creating a space that is comfortable, chic and affordable is no easy task. Decorating Den Interiors has stylish solutions for everyone.

Readers’ Choice
jane smigel, Interiors Naturally
Farinelli Design Studio

Kitchen and Bath
Experts

Simply the Best
R.F. Fager Company

Readers’ Choice
Mother Hubbard’s Custom Cabinetry
HOME-TIME renovation LLC
Excel Interior Concepts & Construction

Landscaper

Simply the Best
Black Landscape
25 years and still going strong, Black Landscape can help maintain landscaping and shrubs or create an outdoor living space for the whole family to enjoy.

Readers’ Choice
PA Landscape Group, Inc.
Davis Landscape, LTD

Lawn care

Simply the Best
Gran-U-Lawn

Readers’ Choice
TruGreen Lawn Care Service
Greensward Turf Care

Pest Control

Simply the Best
Ehrlich Pest Control

Readers’ Choice
Penn Pest
Orkin Pest & Termite Control

Plumber

Simply the Best
Zimmerman Plumbing
Heating & Air Conditioning

Readers’ Choice
Cropf Bros. Inc.
Central Penn Plumbing Service Inc

Real Estate Agency (Commercial)

Simply the Best
NAICIR

Readers’ Choice
RSR Realtors
Landmark Commercial Realty Inc.

Real Estate Agency (Residential)

Simply the Best
RE/MAX Realty Associates

Readers’ Choice
Howard Hanna
Coldwell Banker

Real Estate Agent (Commercial)

Simply the Best
Bill Gladstone, CCIM. SIOR/
Bill Gladstone
Group of NAICIR

Readers’ Choice
Tom Posavec, Landmark Realty
Ida McMurray, NAICIR

Real Estate Agent (Residential)

Simply the Best
Steve Bickford,
Coldwell Banker

Readers’ Choice
Cindy Armour – Helm, Better Homes & Gardens Real Estate – Capital Area
Ray Davis, Re/Max Realty Associates Inc.
Tim Clouser, Re/Max Realty Select of Harrisburg

Renovations

Simply the Best
HOME-TIME Renovations LLC
Kicking boring homes to the curb, HOME-TIME Renovations can tackle projects big and small.

Readers’ Choice
Excel Interior Concepts & Construction
Farinelli Construction, Inc.

Restoration Services

Simply the Best
Service 1st Restoration & Remodeling

Readers’ Choice
Accord Restoration
Tuckey Restoration Inc.

Storage Facilities

Simply the Best
Capital Self Storage

Readers’ Choice
Storage Depot Self Storage
Life Storage

Window Treatments

Simply the Best
L & L Window Fashions

Readers’ Choice
Decorating Den Interiors
Budget Blinds Harrisburg & Hershey

Window Replacement

Simply the Best
Renewal by Andersen of
Central Pa.

Readers’ Choice
West Shore Window & Door
Window World of Central PA

 

Kids

Childcare Center

Simply the Best
Tender Years Child
Development Center

Readers’ Choice
U GRO Learning Centres
KinderCare Learning Centers

Kids’ Menu (Local)

Simply the Best
Arooga’s Grille House &
Sports Bar

Readers’ Choice
Duke’s Bar & Grille
Susquehanna Harvest Seasonal Grill & Wine Bar

Kids’ Menu (Chain)

Simply the Best
Red Robin, Lehigh valley  Restaurant group

Readers’ Choice
Friendly’s
Isaac’s Famous Sandwiches

Sports/Entertainment Center (Chain)

Simply the Best
Sky Zone Trampoline Park

Readers’ Choice
Monkey Joe’s
Get Air

Sports/Entertainment Center (Local)

Simply the Best

Carlisle Sports Emporium

Mini golf, laser tag, go karts and more, Carlisle Sports Emporium has games and fun for all ages.

>> Readers’ Choice
The Coliseum Entertainment Megaplex
Adventure Sports in Hershey

Life Stages

Assisted Living Facility

Simply the Best
Bethany Village

Readers’ Choice
Messiah Lifeways at Messiah Village
Country Meadows Retirement Community

Cyber School

Simply the Best
Pennsylvania Cyber Charter School

Readers’ Choice
Commonwealth Charter School
21st Century Cyber Charter School

Estate Planner

Simply the Best
Heather Royer/Smigel, Anderson & Sacks Attorneys at Law

Readers’ Choice
Mateya Law
Capital View Wealth Management

Funeral Home

Simply the Best
Parthemore Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Inc.

Readers’ Choice
Hetrick-Bitner Funeral Home, Inc.
Malpezzi Funeral Home

Long-term Care Facility

Simply the Best
Messiah Lifeways at Messiah Village

Readers’ Choice
Bethany Village
Homeland Center

Pennsylvania College/University

Simply the Best
Pennsylvania State University

Readers’ Choice
Shippensburg University
Messiah College
Harrisburg Area Community College

Pennsylvania Tech/Trade School

Simply the Best
Cumberland Perry Area Vocational Technical School

Readers’ Choice
Dauphin County Technical School
Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology

Media

Columnist/ Journalist

Simply the Best

Nancy Eshelman,
The Patriot News/Pennlive.com

The voice of Central Pa., Nancy Eshelman has been putting her thoughts to paper since 1989.

Readers’ Choice
John L. Micek, The Patriot
News/Pennlive.com
Sara Bozich, The Patriot
News/Pennlive.com
David Jones, The Patriot
News/Pennlive.com

Radio Station

Simply the Best
WINK 104

Readers’ Choice
BOB 94.9
WITF 89.5

Radio Morning Show

Simply the Best
The WINK Wake Up Show,
WINK 104

Readers’ Choice
Nancy & Newman, BOB 94.9
The People’s Morning Show, 105.7 The X

Radio Talk Show Host (local)

Simply the Best
R.J. Harris, WHP 580

Readers’ Choice
Ken Matthews, WHP 580
Sue Campbell, WINK 104

TV News (local)

Simply the Best
abc27 News, WHTM

Readers’ Choice
WGAL News 8
CBS 21 News, WHP-TV

TV Talk Show Host/Anchor (Local)

Simply the Best
Alicia Richards, abc27 WHTM
An advocate for breast cancer awareness and domestic violence awareness, Alicia Richards has served the Midstate as an accomplished reporter and interviewer for abc27 News.

Readers’ Choice
Ali Lanyon, abc27 Daybreak
Dennis Owens, abc27 News at 6 & News at 7

Traffic Report (radio)

Simply the Best
John Wilsbach, Cumulus Media

Readers’ Choice
Michael Anthony Smith, 97.3 The River
WITF 89.5 FM

Traffic Report (TV)

Simply the Best
Amanda Peterson,
abc27 WHTM

Readers’ Choice
Chris Garrett, WPMT Fox 43
Corinne Lillis, WGAL News 8

Weather Report

Simply the Best
Tom Russell, WHP CBS 21

Readers’ Choice
Eric Finkenbinder, abc27 WHTM
Joe Calhoun, WGAL News 8

Pets

Kennel

Simply the Best
Greenlin Kennel Pet Resort

Readers’ Choice
Noah’s Pet Hotel
Canine Clubhouse

Pet Groomer

Simply the Best
Teg’s Canine Clippery

Treating pets with respect and love, Teg’s keeps pets looking great and healthy by providing grooming maintenance, baths, ear care and
nail care.

Readers’ Choice
Happy Tails Pet Grooming
Pet Bath and Beyond

Pet Supplies

Simply the Best
Abrams & Weakley General Store for Animals
Located on 6th Street in Harrisburg, Abrams & Weakley carries products for pets and their parents.

Readers’ Choice
Benny’s Pet Depot
Knisely’s Pet & Farm Center

Veterinarian

Simply the Best
Good Hope Animal Hospital

Readers’ Choice
Winding Hill Veterinary Clinic
Palmyra Animal Clinic
Colonial Park Animal Clinic

Retail

Antique Shop

Simply the Best

Antique
Marketplace
of Lemoyne

Looking for a unique gift or conversation piece for the home? Antique Marketplace of Lemoyne has a wide-variety of collectibles, gifts, antiques and more.

>> Readers’ Choice
Bedford Street Antiques
Old Sled Works

Bike Shop

Simply the Best
Holmes’ Cycling & Fitness
Experienced and knowledgeable, the staff at Holmes’ Cycling & Fitness can help riders of any experience level find the right equipment.

Readers’ Choice
Pedal Pusher
Cole’s Bicycles, Inc.

Casual Women’s Clothes

Simply the Best
Creative Elegance Boutique

Readers’ Choice
Little Black Dress
Maggie Adams LTD

Kids’/Teens’ Clothing Consignment

Simply the Best
Once Upon a Child

Readers’ Choice
Tomorrow’s Child Inc.
Plato’s Closet

Consignment Shop (Clothing)

Simply the Best
Hello Gorgeous Consignment Boutique
Located in Camp Hill, Hello Gorgeous brings style and class to the word “second-hand.” Hello Gorgeous offers affordably priced, quality clothing both online and in-store.

Readers’ Choice
Wears Like New
Making Sense Quality Consignment

Consignment Shop (Furniture)

Simply the Best
Red Door Consignment Gallery

Readers’ Choice
Allegheny Furniture Consignment & More
Pass-It-On Consignment of Home Décor

Framer

Simply the Best
Artworks Gallery & Custom Framing

Readers’ Choice
Smith Custom Framing and Fine Art Gallery
Pure Gallery

Gift Shop

Simply the Best
Rhoads Pharmacy & Gift Shop

Readers’ Choice
PinnacleHealth Gift Shop, Harrisburg Campus
Susan’s Treasures

Home Furnishings Store

Simply the Best
David’s Furniture & Interiors

Readers’ Choice
Wolf Furniture
Interior Furniture Resources

Jeweler

Simply the Best
Mountz Jewelers

Readers’ Choice
Higashi Jewelry and Eyewear
Joseph James Jewelers
Munn’s Diamond Gallery

Kids Clothing Boutique

Simply the Best

Baby Bug & Me
Located in Lemoyne, Baby Bug and Me offers children’s clothes and accessories as well as children’s clothing for special occasions.

Readers’ Choice
Snazzy Giraffe
Tutto Bambino Studio & Boutique

Ladies Boutique

Simply the Best

Maggie Adams LTD

Since 1986, Maggie Adams has been helping Midstate women stay fabulous. While the styles may have changed, Maggie Adams commitment to making customers feel great hasn’t.

>> Readers’ Choice
Creative Elegance Boutique
Little Black Dress

Mall

Simply the Best

Capital City Mall
West Shore residents know the convenience and fun that comes with shopping at Capital City Mall. Capital City is always updating its boutiques and dining spots so guests never have the same experience twice.

Readers’ Choice
Colonial Park Mall
Park City Center

Men’s Clothier

Simply the Best
bill Maloney Men’s Wear & Tailor Shop
Situated in Hummelstown, bill Maloney Men’s Wear & Tailor Shop helps local men look and feel
their best.

Readers’ Choice
JoS. A. BANK
Top Shelf Menswear

Speciality Footwear

Simply the Best
Plum Bottom
Carrying a wide-variety of brands and styles, Plum Bottom has chic footwear for every occasion.

Readers’ Choice
Inside Track
Shoe Fly and New Balance Harrisburg

Supermarket

Simply the Best

GIANT Food Stores

One of just four local businesses to win 20 consecutive Simply the Best awards, GIANT is rooted to Central Pa.

Readers’ Choice
Wegmans
Karns Quality Foods

Tobacco Shop

Simply the Best
The Tobacco Company
With a variety of products, smokers have found their destination for quality cigars, the best brands and affordable prices at The Tobacco Company.

Readers’ Choice
Smokers Express
Tinder Box

Yoga Studio

Simply the Best
Om My Yoga
Offering a variety of forms, Om My Yoga invites all ages to begin a class and learn the art of yoga. Aerial yoga, mat yoga and acro yoga are just some of the classes available at Om My Yoga.

Readers’ Choice
Just Plain Yoga Studio
H2L Studio

 

Wellness

Alternative Medical Specialist

Simply the Best
Tian Shi Acupuncture

Readers’ Choice
Natural Paths to Wellness
Reiki by Ricki, Reiki Space & Learning Place

Barber Shop

Simply the Best
Camp Hill Barber

Readers’ Choice
Semoff’s Barber Shop
Franklyn Men – Master Barbers

Counseling

Simply the Best
Upturn, LLC

Readers’ Choice
PinnacleHealth Psychological Associates
New Passages

Facial

Simply the Best
Changes Salon and Day Spa

Readers’ Choice
The Spa at the Hotel Hershey
RED Salon

Gym/Health Club (Local)

Simply the Best
Momentum Female Health & Fitness Club

Readers’ Choice
West Shore YMCA
Progress Fitness

Gym/Health Club (Chain)

Simply the Best
Planet Fitness

Readers’ Choice
Gold’s Gym, Linglestown
LA Fitness

Hair Salon

Simply the Best
Jenny’s Full Service Salon

Readers’ Choice
RED Salon
Changes Salon and Day Spa

Martial Arts

Simply the Best
West Shore Academy of
Martial Arts

Readers’ Choice
Harrisburg Kung Fu Center
Jose Johnson’s Chinese Martial Arts & Wellness Center

Massage Therapist (location)

Simply the Best
Changes Salon and Day Spa

Readers’ Choice
The Hetrick Center
Sass Salon and Day Spa

Personal Trainer

Simply the Best
Bentz P. Tozer, Jr., B.S. CPT, Max Fitness, LLC
Matt Fitzpatrick

Readers’ Choice
Kevin Keefer, NY Fitness Clubs

Pilates

Simply the Best
Absolute Pilates

Readers’ Choice
Momentum Female Health & Fitness Club
H2L Studio

 

Weddings

Bridal Shop (Local)

Simply the Best
Taylored For You

Readers’ Choice
Cocoa Couture
Tamzen’s Bridal at Butler Manor

Bridal Shop (Chain)

Simply the Best
David’s Bridal

Limousine Service

Simply the Best
Unique Limousine

Readers’ Choice
Premiere #1 Limousine
Henderson Limousine Service, Inc.

Place for Reception

Simply the Best
The Peter Allen House

Readers’ Choice
The Hotel Hershey
Linwood Estate

Rental Items

Simply the Best
Event Central Rental & Sales

Readers’ Choice
Golden Rentals
Tents and Events

Wedding Cakes

Simply the Best
The Pennsylvania Bakery

Readers’ Choice
The Couture Cakery
Sweet Confections Cakes

Wedding Caterer

Simply the Best
The JDK Group

Readers’ Choice
C&J Catering
Premier Caterers

Wedding Entertainment

Simply the Best
Mixed-Up Productions

>>   Readers’ Choice
Klock Entertainment
Ryan Miller Entertainment

Wedding Photographer

Simply the Best
Elaine Gates Photography

Readers’ Choice
Amanda Souders Photography
Conte Photography
Paul V Photography

Wedding Planner/Designer

Simply the Best
David Everett, The JDK Group

Readers’ Choice
MX2 Event Design
That’s It! Wedding Concepts LLC by Susan Moran

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