You voted, and the results are in! Dive in for the best of the best in Grand Traverse County. From restaurant to local nonprofit (and everything in between!) here are your 2022 Red Hot Best winners in Traverse City.

After more than 63,100 nominations and 177,700 votes, a record-breaking 22,200 people voted in the 2022 MyNorth Red Hot Best Awards to kick off the second decade of this sought-after community awards program. From Ludington to Frankfort, Traverse City to Marquette and everywhere in between, we celebrate the best of Northern Michigan across seven regions. See who brought home the gold, silver and bronze.

Searching for the full winner’s list? Here it is. Red Hot Best Winners 2022: The Best of Northern Michigan

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ART GALLERY
1. Crooked Tree Arts Center
2. Higher Art Gallery
3. Art & Soul Gallery

ATTORNEY
1. Craig Elhart, Elhart Law
2. Edward Kuhn, Kuhn Rogers PLC
3. Amy Swogger, Ryder & Swogger PC

BAKERY
1. Common Good Bakery
2. Potter’s Bakery
3. Grand Traverse Pie Company

BANK/FINANCIAL INSTITUTION
1. 4Front Credit Union, W. Front Street
2. TBA Credit Union, W. South Airport Road
3. Huntington Bank, Front Street

BEACH
1. Haserot Beach
2. Old Mission State Park
3. Clinch Park Beach

BED AND BREAKFAST
1. Neahtawanta Inn
2. Wellington Inn
3. Whispering Waters Bed and Breakfast

BREAKFAST SPOT
1. Red Spire Brunch House
2. Brasserie Amie
3. The Towne Plaza

BREWERY
1. The Filling Station Microbrewery
2. Rare Bird Brewpub
3. North Peak Brewing Company

CHIROPRACTOR
1. Shift Chiropractic
2. Grand Traverse Family Chiropractic
3. Piché Family Chiropractic

COFFEE SHOP
1. Mundos Roasting & Co.
2. Brew
3. Higher Grounds Trading Co.

Memorial Day weekend events

Photo by Taylor Brown

DENTIST
1. Chad L. Beers, Beers & Stilwill Family Dentistry
2. Steven Niergarth, Deerhaven Family Dentistry
3. Brooke Schulz Chapman, Schulz Chapman Dentistry

DISC GOLF AREA
1. Hickory Hills Disc Golf
2. Civic Center South Park
3. Green Lake Disc Golf Park

DOG-FRIENDLY BUSINESS
1. The Little Fleet
2. Jacob’s Farm
3. The Filling Station Microbrewery

EVENT
1. National Cherry Festival
2. Traverse City Restaurant Week
3. Traverse City Film Festival

FINANCIAL SERVICE ADVISOR
1. Holly Gallagher, Horizon Financial
2. Andrew Maniaci, TBA Credit Union
3. Kevin Dunklow, Stifel

FISHING CHARTER COMPANY
1. The Northern Angler Fly Shop
2. Reel Fun Fishing Charters
3. Storm Hawk Sport Fishing

FLOOR COVERING (TILING, CARPETING, WOOD FLOORING)
1. Bay View Flooring
2. Floor Covering Brokers
3. Carpet Galleria

GOLF COURSE
1. Interlochen Golf Course
2. The Bear at Grand Traverse Resort and Spa
3. Bay Meadows Family Golf Course

GYM OR HEALTH STUDIO
1. Grand Traverse Bay YMCA, West
2. The Gym Traverse City
3. Planet Fitness

HAPPY HOUR
1. The Parlor
2. The Little Fleet
3. Firefly

Image of The Parlor TC outdoor seating.

HEATING & COOLING BUSINESS
1. Precision Plumbing and Heating Systems, Inc.
2. Team Bob’s Heating, Cooling, Plumbing
3. D&W Mechanical

HIKING TRAIL OR AREA
1. TART Trails
2. Brown Bridge Quiet Area
3. The Village at Grand Traverse Commons

HOTEL, INN OR RESORT
1. Hotel Indigo
2. Delamar Traverse City
3. Grand Traverse Resort and Spa

INTERIOR DESIGNER
1. Urban Diversions
2. Kitchen Choreography
3. Bay Area Contracting

LOCAL ARTIST/MAKER
1. Lisa Flaska Erickson Photography
2. Glenn Wolff
3. Sarah Brown Boudoir Photography

LOCALLY MADE HARD BEVERAGE
1. Cinnamon Girl, Left Foot Charley
2. Cherry Whiskey, Traverse City Whiskey Co.
3. Queen Ann, Townline Ciderworks

NONPROFIT
1. Cherryland Humane Society
2. The Father Fred Foundation
3. Grand Traverse Regional Land Conservancy (Tie)
3. Women’s Resource Center (Tie)

OPTOMETRIST
1. Edward Scarbrough, Scarbrough Family Eye Care
2. Christopher Kowalski, Traverse Vision
3. Daniel Thuente, Grand Traverse Ophthalmology Clinic

OUTDOOR DINING
1. The Little Fleet
2. The Filling Station Microbrewery
3. Boone’s Long Lake Inn

PEST CONTROL
1. OHearn Pest Control
2. Hogarth’s Pest Control, Wildlife & Animal Removal
3. Collier’s Pest Control

rollerblading trails

Photo by Taylor Brown

PLACE FOR A WEDDING
1. Timberlee Hills
2. The Cathedral Barn at Historic Barns Park
3. BlueBridge Events Centre

PLACE TO BUY A BOOK
1. Horizon Books
2. Brilliant Books
3. Blue Vase Book Exchange

PLACE TO BUY A GIFT
1. Nifty Things!
2. Cherry Republic
3. Fustini’s Oils & Vinegars

PLACE TO BUY JEWELRY
1. Miner’s North Jewelers
2. Becky Thatcher Designs
3. Nifty Things!

PLACE TO BUY PET ITEMS
1. Pets Naturally
2. PetSmart
3. Blain’s Farm & Fleet

PLACE TO BUY TIRES
1. Juniors Discount Tire
2. Discount Tire
3. Belle Tire

PLACE TO GET YOUR ACTIVE / OUTDOOR WEAR & GEAR
1. Backcountry North
2. Boyne Country Sports
3. Running Fit – Traverse City Downtown

PLACE TO KAYAK/CANOE/SUP
1. Boardman River
2. Long Lake
3. Cedar Lake

PLUMBER
1. Precision Plumbing and Heating Systems, Inc.
2. Team Bob’s Heating, Cooling, Plumbing
3. D&W Mechanical

REAL ESTATE AGENT
1. William Kaupas, Social Realty
2. Amber Cyman, Real Estate One
3. Stacy Allman, Keller Williams Northern Michigan

On the terrace at The Little Fleet in Traverse City

Photo by Taylor Brown

RESTAURANT
1. J & S Hamburg South Airport
2. Red Ginger
3. PepeNero

SALON
1. Studio 415 Salon
2. Salon Verve
3. Pavlova Spa & Salon

TEACHER
1. Jean Maslowski, Immaculate Conception Elementary
2. Jamie Schaub, Children’s House
3. Mandy LaBarre, Eastern Elementary

U-PICK FARM
1. Buchan’s Blueberry Hill
2. Jacob’s Farm
3. Gallagher’s Farm

VETERINARIAN PRACTICE
1. Grand Traverse Veterinary Hospital
2. Oakwood Veterinary Hospital
3. Bay Area Pet Hospital

WINERY
1. Brys Estate Vineyard & Winery
2. Left Foot Charley
3. Bonobo Winery

XC SKI TRAIL OR AREA
1. VASA Pathway
2. Hickory Hills Recreation Area
3. Timber Ridge

Photo(s) by Dave Weidner