2019 City’s Choice Awards Winners

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The 2019 favorites have been chosen! Votes poured in from everywhere – over 18,000 of them – and we’re happy to publish the list of your choices in nearly 200 categories. Our thanks to all the voters and congratulations to the winners!

Food & Drink

24-hour Restaurant
Starlite Coney Island
Bagels
Big Apple Bagels
Barbeque
Beale Street Smokehouse BBQ
Beer Selection
Red Baron Tap Room & Brew Pub
Bloody Mary
Churchill’s Food & Spirits
Breakfast
Leo’s Coney Island
Burgers
The Torch Bar & Grill
Cheap Eats
Omega Deli
Chicken Wings
Guido’s Premium Pizza – Grand Blanc
Chinese
Empress of China
Classic/Artisan Cocktail
Churchill’s Food & Spirits
Coney Island
Leo’s Coney Island
Cookies
Crust – A Baking Company
Cupcakes
Fun with Frostin
Deli
Hoffman’s Deco Deli & Café
Dive Bar
The Torch Bar & Grill
Doughnuts
Donna’s Donuts
Family Restaurant
Omega Deli
Fine Dining
Andiamo – Fenton
Fish 'n' Chips
Whitey’s Restaurant
French Fries
Soggy Bottom Bar
Greek Menu
Leo’s Coney Island
Happy Hour
Bar Louie
Ice Cream Parlor
Uncle Ray’s Dairyland
Independent Coffeehouse
Foster Coffee Company
Indian
Grill of India
Italian
Italia Gardens
Japanese
Sagano Japanese Bistro
Late Night Dining
Red Baron Tap Room & Brew Pub
Locally-Made Beer
Tenacity Brewing
Locally-Owned Bakery
Crust-A Baking Company
Locally-Produced Food
Koegel Meats
Mexican Food
Cancun Mexican Restaurant & Cantina
Middle Eastern Food
Taboon
Nightcap Spot
Churchill’s Food & Spirits
Outdoor Dining/Patio
Brick Street of Grand Blanc
Pancakes
IHOP
Pizza
Guido’s Premium Pizza – Grand Blanc
Raw Juice or Smoothie
Tropical Smoothie Cafe
Restaurant Ambience
Andiamo – Fenton
Restaurant Dessert
Black Rock Volcano
Ribs
Beale Street Smokehouse BBQ
Romantic Restaurant
Cork on Saginaw
Sandwich
Hoffman’s Deco Deli & Cafe
Seafood (non-chain)
Whitey’s Restaurant
Service (attentive)
Churchill’s Food & Spirits
Soup
Panera Bread
Sports Bar
Sharky’s Sports Bar
Steak House (non-chain)
Redwood Steakhouse & Brewery
Sunday Brunch
Cork on Saginaw
Sushi
Sagano Japanese Bistro
Thai
Bangkok Peppers-Fenton
Vegan
Sweet Peaces
Wine List- TIE
Andiamo – Fenton,
Cork on Saginaw

 

Shopping

Antiques
Collette’s Vintage & Antique Mall
Appliances
ABC Warehouse
Athletic Wear
Dunham’s Sports
Auto Dealership
LaFontaine Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram
Beer/Liquor Store
Whigville Party Store
Bike Shop
Assenmacher Cycling Centers
Bridal Shop
Ivory Loft
Candy
Sweet Variations
Children’s Clothing
Laurie’s Children’s Wear
Comic Books
Comic Relief
Electronics
Best Buy
Ethnic Food
Flint Farmers’ Market
Farmers' Market
Flint Farmers’ Market
Fish
Donlan’s Fish & Seafoods
Furniture
Skaff Furniture Carpet One
Gift Shop
SHIFT Boutique
Gourmet Market
Oliver T’s Market
Hardware Store
ACE Hardware
Jewelry
Medawar Jewelers
Meat
Colony’s Quality Meats
Men's Clothing
Craig Ryan Fine Clothing
Nursery/Greenhouse
Bordine’s of Grand Blanc
Optical
Flint Optical
Organic Produce – TIE
Alpine Marketplace
Local Grocer
Pet Supplies
PetSmart
Produce
Alpine Marketplace
Resale/Consignment
Gotta Have It Consignments
Shoes
DSW
Smoke Shop
Wild Bill’s Tobacco
Specialty Cakes
Fun with Frosting
Sporting Goods
Dunham’s Sports
Trendy Fashions
SHIFT Boutique
Used Books
Totem Books
Vintage
Collette’s Antiques & Vintage Mall
Wine
Oliver T’s Market
Women's Fashions – TIE
Eclections
SHIFT Boutique

 

Services

Accounting Firm
Lewis & Knopf, CPAs, P.C.
Architecture Firm
FUNchitecture, LLC
Bank/Credit Union
ELGA Credit Union
Barber
Consolidated Barber Shop
Caterer
Cork on Saginaw
Child Day Care
Creative Learning Academy
Doggie Day Care/Kennel
Four Paws Hotel & Day Resort
Dry Cleaner
Jan’s Professional Dry Cleaners
Fitness Center
Planet Fitness
Florist
Vogt’s Flowers & Gifts
Hair Salon
Refinery Hair Co.
Heating/Cooling
Blessing Plumbing & Heating Co.
Insurance Agency
Peabody Insurance
Makeup Artist
Emily Marie – Pure Bliss Salon & Spa
Massage
Renaissance Chiropractic 
Pet Grooming
Groomingdales Pet Salon  
Plumbing
Blessing Plumbing & Heating Co.
Portrait Photographer
Kaye’s Photography
Realtor
The John Wentworth Group
Spa
Pure Bliss Salon & Spa
Tailor/Alterations
Alterations by Shar
Tanning Salon
Tropi Tan Tanning Salons
Tattoo Shop
Electric Chair Tattoo
Veterinarian – TIE
Grand Blanc Veterinary Hospital
West Flint Animal Hospital
Wedding Photographer
Kaye’s Photography

 

People

Bartender
Tom Wade – Churchill’s Food & Spirits
Businessman
Ryan LaFontaine
Businesswoman
Kelly LaFontaine
Chef
Marge Murphy – Cork on Saginaw
Financial Advisor
Fred Hensler – Sapphire Blue Investment Partners
Hairstylist
Dan Buccilli – Refinery Hair Co.
Personal Trainer
Vinnie Candela – The Gym Fitness Center
Philanthropist
Phil Hagerman
Volunteer
Patricia Lockwood

 

Entertainment

Comedy Club
Holly Hotel
Community Theater
Flint Community Players
Event Deejay
Peter McFray
Live Music Venue
The Machine Shop Concert Lounge
Local Comedian
Bryan McCree
Local Cover Band - TIE
IMAGE – The Band
Ironsnake
Local Band (Original Music)
Avalon Black
Special Event Venue
Capitol Theatre

 

Leisure

All Sports Lake
Lake Fenton
Annual Sporting Event
CRIM Festival of Races
Art Film Venue
Flint Institute of Arts
Bike Trail
Flint River Trail
Bowling Alley
Galaxy Lanes
Charity Event
FIA The PARTY
Cultural Program
Flint Institute of Arts
Fine Arts Program
Flint Institute of Arts
Flint Park
Kearsley Park
Genesee County Park
For-Mar Nature Preserve & Arboretum
Golf Course
Warwick Hills Golf & Country Club
Museum
Sloan Museum
Outdoor Event
Back to the Bricks
Yoga Class
Sailor’s Mouth Yoga

 

Media

Magazine
My City Magazine
Publication
The Flint Journal
Radio Personality
DJ Peter McFray – Club 93.7
Radio Program – TIE
Pat & AJ in the Morning – WCRZ Cars 108
Foxhole Morning Show with Johnny Burke & Ami- WRSR The FOX
Radio Station
WRSR 103.9 The FOX
Talk-Radio Host
Tom Sumner – WFOV 92.1
TV Meteorologist
J.R. Kirtek – ABC 12 News
TV Anchor
David Custer – WNEM TV 5
TV News Station
WJRT ABC 12
TV Sportscaster
Ryan Slocum – ABC 12 News

 

Misc & Etc.

Charity/Non-profit
Snuggle Sacks
Dance Studio
Terry Matlock School of Performing Arts
Downtown Building
The Capitol Theatre
Hotel
Holiday Inn Gateway Centre
Local Attraction
Crossroads Village
Senior Residence
Woodhaven Senior Community

 

 

 Congratulation to All

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  1. Debbie McNelly on

    Congratulations Carol, for winning best Pet Groomer 2019. I have a special place in my heart for your business and you surely deserve the win. Mwah

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