The Winners: Readers' Choice 2012

Find out who won in the 25 categories of Evergreen Park Patch's 2012 Readers' Choice Awards.

After we reached out to our loyal readers and came up with a list of nominations in 25 different categories, voting commenced in the 2012 Patch Readers' Choice awards. 

After a few weeks of voting we are ready to announce the winner of each category. Readers' Choice is a way for us to honor those local businesses who are loved by residents. 

We encourage you to try a few of them out and to continue to support those special places that call this town home. Some of the categories were region-wide while others were kept Evergreen Park specific. 

Without further ado, here are your winners: 

Food & Drink

  1. Best Breakfast Spot
  2. Best Ribs - The Patio
  3. Best Asian Food
  4. Best Ice Cream in the Southland - 


  1. Best Dry Cleaners
  2. Best Caterer in the Southland - 
  3. Best Bank - 
  4. Best Veternarian in the Southland - 


  1. Best Area Landscaping Company - (tie) Cosme Landscape and Garden and 

Kids & Family

  1. Best Day Care or Preschool - 
  2. Best Public Pool in the Southland - 
  3. Best Area Music or Art Lessons - Laurie Snaer - Art Teacher
  4. Best Youth Sports Program - (tie) NSNS, EP Stallions , Evergreen Park Athletic Association, Evergreen Park Recreation Department

Health & Beauty

  1. Best Dentist - (tie) , 
  2. Best Hair Stylist/Salon - 
  3. Best Nail Salon - 


  1. Best Beer Garden - 
  2. Best Southland Movie Theater - 
  3. Best Summer Fest in the Southland - Frankfort Fall Festival
  4. Best Place to Bike in the Southland - Old Plank Trail


  1. Best Auto Mechanic - 


  1. Best Area Florist - Windy City Flower Girls
  2. Best Area Jeweler - Martin and Martin
  3. Best Grocery Store - 

While you're at it, give a shoutout to your chosen local venue in our Patch business directory. Think of your recommendation as a public service, telling residents the best places to go in Evergreen Park.

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