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 Traverse City to Marquette and everywhere in between, we celebrate the best restaurants, artists, hard beverages, outdoor dining and so much more across all seven regions of Northern Michigan as voted by YOU! See who brought home the gold, silver and bronze.
Congratulations to all the 2022 RHB winners and nominees! We are truly honored to celebrate you and our community in Northern Michigan.

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Above the Bridge Region | 2022 Red Hot Best Winners

ART GALLERY
1. Mackinac’s Little Gallery
2. The Gallery, Marquette Artist Collective
3. Zero Degrees Gallery

ATTORNEY
1. Erin Evashevski, Evashevski Law Office
2. Scott Brogan, Brogan & Yonkers, P.C.
3. Molly Phillips Ombrello, McDonald & Wolf, PLLC

BAKERY
1. The Jampot
2. Babycakes Muffin Co.
3. Hilltop Restaurant

BANK/FINANCIAL INSTITUTION
1. First National Bank of St. Ignace, Main Office
2. DeTour Drummond Community Credit Union
3. U.P. State Credit Union, St. Ignace Branch

BEACH
1. Chapel Beach, Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore
2. Little Presque Isle Beach
3. Twelvemile Beach

BED AND BREAKFAST
1. The Mackinac House
2. Bay View Bed & Breakfast
3. Haan’s 1830 Inn Bed and Breakfast

BREAKFAST SPOT
1. The Chuckwagon
2. Pink Pony
3. Watercolor Cafe

BREWERY
1. Great Turtle Brewery & Distillery
2. Tahquamenon Falls Brewery & Pub
3. Les Cheneaux Distillers

CHIROPRACTOR
1. Frank Jeffries, Jeffries Chiropractic
2. Greg Berglund, Family Wellness Chiropractic
3. Brian Kulbieda, Axis Chiropractic PC

COFFEE SHOP
1. Lucky Bean Coffeehouse
2. Watercolor Cafe
3. Good Day Cafe

DENTIST
1. Angela Cena, St. Ignace Dental Associates
2. David P. Anderson, General & Emergency Dentistry St. Ignace
3. Scott Elsey, Pickford Dental

DISC GOLF AREA
1. Silver Mountain Disc Golf Course
2. Old Town Disc Golf Course
3. Powder Mill Disc Golf

DOG-FRIENDLY BUSINESS
1. Mission Point Resort
2. Watercolor Cafe

EVENT
1. Mackinac Island Lilac Festival
2. St. Ignace Car Show Weekend
3. U.P. Fall Beer Festival

FINANCIAL SERVICE ADVISOR
1. John W. Kling, Edward Jones, St. Ignace
2. Josh McDonald, Edward Jones, Sault Ste. Marie
3. Mark A. Aho, Mark Aho Financial Group

FISHING CHARTER COMPANY
1. North Shore Sport Fishing Charters
2. Keweenaw Charter Fishing Co.
3. Daybreak Charters

FLOOR COVERING (TILING, CARPETING, WOOD FLOORING)
1. McCabe’s Quality Flooring
2. Carpet One Floor & Home

GOLF COURSE
1. The Jewel Mackinac
2. Wawashkamo Golf Club
3. The Rock Golf Course, Drummond Island Resort

GYM OR HEALTH STUDIO
1. Great Lakes Fitness
2. The David & Thu Brulé YMCA of Marquette County
3. BlackFly Crossfit (Tie)
3. Synergy Fitness (Tie)

HAPPY HOUR
1. Pink Pony
2. Horn’s Gaslight Bar & Restaurant
3. Round Island Kitchen

HEATING & COOLING BUSINESS
1. Island Breeze Heating & Cooling
2. Mackinac Plumbing & Heating Co.
3. Mark & Sons Plumbing & Heating

HIKING TRAIL OR AREA
1. Mackinac Island State Park
2. Tahquamenon Upper Falls
3. Tranquil Bluff Trail, Mackinac Island

HOTEL, INN OR RESORT
1. Chippewa Hotel Waterfront
2. Mission Point Resort
3. Hotel Iroquois

INTERIOR DESIGNER
1. Curio Interior Design Studio

LOCAL ARTIST/MAKER
1. Kate Dupre, Watercolor Cafe
2. Sara Wright, It’s Wonderful Photography
3. Beth Millner Jewelry

LOCALLY MADE HARD BEVERAGE
1. Widow Maker Pale Ale, Keweenaw Brewing Company
2. Black Cherry Hard Seltzer, Ore Dock Brewing Co.
3. 51K IPA, Blackrocks Brewery

NONPROFIT
1. Mackinac Community Equestrian Center, Mackinac Horsemen’s Association
2. Upper Peninsula Animal Welfare Shelter
3. Straits Pride

OPTOMETRIST
1. Jaylene Iverson, U.P. Ophthalmology
2. Jon P. Webb, Downtown Eye Care
3. Neil R. Winkler, Eye Associates of Marquette

OUTDOOR DINING
1. Pink Pony
2. Bistro on the Greens, Mission Point Resort
3. Carriage House, Hotel Iroquois

PEST CONTROL
1. Great Lakes Exterminating

PLACE FOR A WEDDING
1. Mission Point Resort
2. Grand Hotel
3. The Inn at Stonecliffe

PLACE TO BUY A BOOK
1. The Island Bookstore
2. Snowbound Books
3. Falling Rock Cafe & Bookstore

PLACE TO BUY A GIFT
1. Pink Pony Store
2. Little Luxuries
3. Poppins

PLACE TO BUY JEWELRY
1. Little Luxuries
2. Crazy Horse
3. Urvana’s

PLACE TO BUY PET ITEMS
1. Caddywampus
2. Sew U.P. Style Company
3. Mare-Z-Doats Pet Supply Superstore (Tie)
3. Mighty Pet (Tie)

PLACE TO BUY TIRES
1. Mark’s Tire, Inc.
2. Willey’s Tire Shop
3. Mr. Tire

PLACE TO GET YOUR ACTIVE / OUTDOOR WEAR & GEAR
1. Mackinac Outfitter
2. Getz’s 3. Destination Mackinac

PLACE TO KAYAK/CANOE/SUP
1. Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore
2. Tahquamenon River
3. McCarty’s Cove, Marquette

PLUMBER
1. Belonga Plumbing & Heating Inc.
2. T.G. Ellis Plumbing and Cabin Service
3. Swick Home Services

REAL ESTATE AGENT
1. Suzanne Sasso Kuusinen, Drummond Island Realty
2. Julie Lipnitz, Horizon Realty U.P.
3. Lauren Rowland, RE/MAX 1st Realty, Marquette

RESTAURANT
1. Pink Pony
2. Chianti, Mission Point Resort
3. Carriage House, Hotel Iroquois

SALON
1. Lakeside Spa & Salon, Mission Point Resort
2. Vintage Glam Salon
3. Rosemary’s Hair Gallery

TEACHER
1. Heather May, Mackinac Island Public School
2. Liz Burt, Mackinac Island Public School
3. Arielle Haske, Pickford Public School (Tie)
3. Jared Helms, LaSalle High School, St. Ignace (Tie)

U-PICK FARM
1. Pellegrini’s Strawberry Farm
2. Crane Berry Farm
3. Gierke Blueberry Farm

VETERINARIAN PRACTICE
1. Mackinac Straits Veterinary Clinic
2. Kinross Veterinary Center
3. Copper Country Veterinary Clinic

WINERY
1. End of the Road Winery
2. Threefold Vine Winery

XC SKI TRAIL OR AREA
1. Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park
2. Fayette Historic State Park
3. Noquemanon Trail Network

Benzie & Leelanau Region | 2022 Red Hot Best Winners

ART GALLERY
1. Gwen Frostic Prints
2. The Painted Bird
3. Tamarack Gallery

ATTORNEY
1. Heather Bruce, Swogger & Bruce Law Firm P.C.
2. Sara Brubaker, Sara W. Brubaker Law
3. Pete Miller, Pete Miller Law

BAKERY
1. 9 Bean Rows
2. The Bread Lady
3. Hannah’s

Croissants from 9Bean Rows

Photo by Taylor Brown

BANK/FINANCIAL INSTITUTION
1. Honor Bank, Honor
2. Huntington Bank, Leland
3. Fifth Third Bank, Suttons Bay

BEACH
1. Good Harbor Bay Beach
2. Van’s Beach
3. Esch Road Beach

BED AND BREAKFAST
1. Little Traverse Inn
2. Glen Arbor Bed & Breakfast and Cottages
3. Sleeping Bear Bed & Breakfast

BREAKFAST SPOT
1. 45th Parallel Cafe
2. Pegtown Station
3. The Tribune Ice Cream & Eatery

BREWERY
1. Hop Lot Brewing Co.
2. Lake Ann Brewing Company
3. Stormcloud Brewing Company

CHIROPRACTOR
1. Casey Bogart, Leelanau Family Chiropractic
2. Emily Eilers, North Star Family Chiropractic
3. Jesse Carden, Suttons Bay Chiropractic Center

COFFEE SHOP
1. Mundos Roasting & Co.
2. Pedaling Beans Coffeehouse
3. Leelanau Coffee Roasting Co.

DENTIST
1. Lisa Siddall, Holistic and High Tech Dentistry
2. Steve Hall, Suttons Bay Dental Center
3. Lisa M. Musgrave

DISC GOLF AREA
1. Myles Kimmerly Park
2. St.AmbroseCellarsDiscGolfCourse
3. Crystal Mountain

DOG-FRIENDLY BUSINESS
1. St. Ambrose Cellars
2. The Mitten Brewing Company
3. Black Star Farms

Man pouring drink at St. Ambrose

Photo by Tony Demin

EVENT
1. Cedar Polka Fest
2. Suttons Bay Arts Festival
3. Leelanau UnCaged

FINANCIAL SERVICE ADVISOR
1. Pete Finch, Lakeshore Financial Group, LLC
2. Tory McMullen, Edward Jones
3. Justin Keillor, Edward Jones

FISHING CHARTER COMPANY
1. Tiny Bubbles Charters
2. FishBilly Charters
3. Fishtown Charter Service

FLOOR COVERING (TILING, CARPETING, WOOD FLOORING)
1. Classic Interiors and Design
2. Josh Craker
3. Lakeshore Tile

GOLF COURSE
1. Sugar Loaf The Old Course
2. Bahle Farms
3. Northport Creek Golf Course

GYM OR HEALTH STUDIO
1. Body Balance of Suttons Bay
2. Sleeping Bear Bay Club
3. Sue B Fit

HAPPY HOUR
1. Fischer’s Happy Hour Tavern
2. Lucky Dog Bar and Grille
3. Knot Just a Bar

HEATING & COOLING BUSINESS
1. Julius Bunek Plumbing and Heating
2. Moore Mechanical
3. Nye Plumbing & Heating

HIKING TRAIL OR AREA
1. Empire Bluff Trail
2. Pyramid Point
3. Sleeping Bear Point Trail

HOTEL, INN OR RESORT
1. Inn at Black Star Farms
2. The Leland Lodge
3. The Homestead

INTERIOR DESIGNER
1. Betsie Bay Furniture
2. Grace & Laurel
3. Classic Interiors & Design

LOCAL ARTIST/MAKER
1. Ken Scott, Ken Scott Photography
2. Holly Therrien, Wandering Waters Designs
3. Leif Spork, Spork Tileart

LOCALLY MADE HARD BEVERAGE
1. Smackintosh, Tandem Ciders
2. Sex, MAWBY
3. Maple Bourbon Whiskey, Iron Fish Distillery

NONPROFIT
1. Leelanau Conservancy
2. Leelanau Christian Neighbors
3. Grow Benzie

OPTOMETRIST
1. Edward Scarbrough, Scarbrough Family Eyecare
2. Andrea S. Becker, Insight Optometry
3. Randy U’ren, Insight Optometry

OUTDOOR DINING
1. Hop Lot Brewing Co.
2. Lake Ann Brewing Company
3. The Cove

PEST CONTROL
1. Trapper Ron’s
2. MI Pest
3. Wheelock’s Northwest Services

PLACE FOR A WEDDING
1. Black Star Farms
2. The Homestead (Tie)
2. Willowbrook Mill (Tie)
3. Aurora Cellars

PLACE TO BUY A BOOK
1. Cottage Book Shop
2. Leelanau Books
3. Bay Books

PLACE TO BUY A GIFT
1. Poppy Things
2. The Front Porch
3. Polish Art Center

PLACE TO BUY JEWELRY
1. Becky Thatcher Designs
2. Tampico Imports
3. Case-Daniels & Rae Jewelry

PLACE TO BUY PET ITEMS
1. Hillside Market
2. Tractor Supply, Benzonia
3. Northwoods Hardware Home & Garden

PLACE TO BUY TIRES
1. Van’s Garage
2. Bayshore Tire and Auto
3. Dave’s Garage

PLACE TO GET YOUR ACTIVE / OUTDOOR WEAR & GEAR
1. Crystal Lake Adventure Sports
2. Bahle’s
3. Suttons Bay Bikes

PLACE TO KAYAK/CANOE/SUP
1. Platte River
2. Crystal River
3. Betsie River

PLUMBER
1. Julius Bunek Plumbing Heating
2. Leelanau Plumbing
3. Nye Plumbing and Heating

REAL ESTATE AGENT
1. Kathy Neveu, Real Estate One
2. TJ Shimek, Serbin Real Estate
3. Tim Schaub, Schaub Team Premier Realty

RESTAURANT
1. Nittolo’s Pizza
2. Hop Lot Brewing Co.
3. Stone Oven

SALON
1. Refuge Salon
2. Solé Salon
3. Glen Lake Beauty Salon

TEACHER
1. Jeremy Peplinski, Leland Public School
2. Janet Leggett, St. Mary’s Lake Leelanau
3. Mary Graverson, Suttons Bay Public Schools

U-PICK FARM
1. Omena Cut Flowers U-Pick
2. Gallagher’s Farm Market and Bakery
3. Bohemian Lavender Farm

VETERINARIAN PRACTICE
1. Suttons Bay Animal Hospital
2. Platte Lake Veterinary Clinic
3. Leelanau Veterinary Care

WINERY
1. Blustone Vineyards
2. Black Star Farms
3. St. Ambrose Cellars

XC SKI TRAIL OR AREA
1. Crystal Mountain
2. Sleeping Bear Heritage Trail
3. Leelanau State Park, Hiking Trailhead

Cadillac, Ludington & Manistee Region | 2022 Red Hot Best Winners

ART GALLERY
1. Ramsdell Regional Center for the Arts
2. Todd & Brad Reed Photography
3. The Red Door Gallery

ATTORNEY
1. Leslie E. Van Alstine II, PLLC, Attorney at Law
2. Carlos Alvarado Law PC
3. George V. Saylor III, Mika Meyers PLC

BAKERY
1. The Daily BakeHouse
2. European Cafe & Bakery
3. Two Slices

BANK/FINANCIAL INSTITUTION
1. Filer Credit Union, Manistee
2. 4Front Credit Union, Manistee
3. West Shore Bank, Ludington Downtown Office

BEACH
1. Fifth Avenue Beach
2. Ludington State Park Beach
3. Portage Point Beach (Tie)
3. Stearns Park (Tie)

BED AND BREAKFAST
1. Canfield House Bed & Breakfast
2. The Lamplighter Bed & Breakfast
3. Dempsey Manor Bed & Breakfast

BREAKFAST SPOT
1. M-22 Grill
2. Lakeside Café
3. Diner 31

BREWERY
1. North Channel Brewing Company
2. Ludington Bay Brewing Co.
3. Clam Lake Beer Co.

CHIROPRACTOR
1. Heidi Boehm Ware, Boehm Family Chiropractic
2. Christa Johnson, Zeller & Johnson Chiropractic
3. Jacob Seng, Northstar Chiropractic

COFFEE SHOP
1. Red Rooster Coffee & Community
2. Port City Brew
3. Yellow Dog Cafe

DENTIST
1. Geoffrey Paine, Water’s Edge Dentistry
2. Blythe A. O’Donnell, High Tech Dental
3. Layne Godzina, Honest Dental Solutions

DISC GOLF AREA
1. Ludington School Forest Disc Golf Course
2. Goliath, Mason County Disc Golf Organization
3. Udell Rollways Disc Golf

DOG-FRIENDLY BUSINESS
1. Ludington Bay Brewing Co.
2. Family Farm & Home, Cadillac
3. The Groomery

EVENT
1. Manistee Victorian Sleighbell Parade & Old Christmas Weekend
2. Arcadia Daze
3. Manistee National Forest Festival

FINANCIAL SERVICE ADVISOR
1. Julee Sarto, Executive Wealth Management
2. Nick Callesen, Callesen Wealth Management
3. Brian Postma, Edward Jones

FISHING CHARTER COMPANY
1. Fire Plug Charters
2. Riverside Charters
3. Dreamweaver Charters

FLOOR COVERING (TILING, CARPETING, WOOD FLOORING)
1. Haglund’s Floor Covering Inc.
2. Easy Living Flooring
3. Harbor Flooring

GOLF COURSE
1. The Bluffs Course, Arcadia Bluffs Golf Club
2. Bear Lake Highlands
3. Lincoln Hills Golf Club

GYM OR HEALTH STUDIO
1. Manistee Health & Fitness Center
2. Northstar Fitness
3. America’s Fitness Center, Manistee

HAPPY HOUR
1. TJ’s Pub 2. Blue Slipper Tavern
3. Jamesport Brewing Company

HEATING & COOLING BUSINESS
1. Hopwoods Heating & Cooling, Inc.
2. Premier Heating & Cooling Co.
3. Personal Plumbing Inc.

HIKING TRAIL OR AREA
1. Ludington State Park
2. Arcadia Dunes, Old Baldy Trail
3. Magoon Creek Natural Area

HOTEL, INN OR RESORT
1. The Ramsdell Inn
2. Little River Casino Resort
3. Manistee National Golf & Resort

INTERIOR DESIGNER
1. Pamela’s Interiors, Design & Construction, Inc.
2. Madelyn Fitzsimmons, Millennial Decor
3. Interiors By Beverly

LOCAL ARTIST/MAKER
1. Sally Manke
2. Emma Bialik
3. Todd & Brad Reed

LOCALLY MADE HARD BEVERAGE
1. Northern Star Cider, Northern Natural Cider House & Winery
2. I Scream, You Scream Dark Cherry, Starving Artist Brewing
3. Tangelo Dream American Pale Ale, Ludington Bay Brewing Co.

NONPROFIT
1. Manistee County Humane Society
2. Armory Youth Project
3. Lakeshore Food Club

OPTOMETRIST
1. Brian A. Allen, Veach & Allen PC
2. John Large, Riemer Eye Center
3. Jennifer L. Branning, West Shore Eye Care

OUTDOOR DINING
1. Blue Fish Kitchen + Bar
2. Northern Natural Cider House & Winery
3. Ludington Bay Brewing Co.

Breakfast from Blue Fish Kitchen + Bar

Photo by Dave Weidner

PEST CONTROL
1. Action Termite & Pest Control
2. Turf Care Mole Man
3. SERVPRO of Manistee, Ludington and Cadillac

PLACE FOR A WEDDING
1. Arcadia Bluffs Golf Club
2. Canfield House Bed & Breakfast
3. Ramsdell Regional Center for the Arts

PLACE TO BUY A BOOK
1. Happy Owl Bookshop
2. Book Mark
3. Horizon Books

PLACE TO BUY A GIFT
1. The Ideal Kitchen
2. Anchored Designs Boutique
3. MacBeth & Co.

PLACE TO BUY JEWELRY
1. CC Jewelers of Manistee
2. Wexford Jewelers
3. Victoria’s Jewelry

PLACE TO BUY PET ITEMS
1. Family Farm & Home
2. Wags to Wiskers Pet Supply
3. Northwoods Feed & Supply

PLACE TO BUY TIRES
1. Manistee Tire Service
2. Tire It Wholesale
3. Parkdale Auto Sales & Service

PLACE TO GET YOUR ACTIVE / OUTDOOR WEAR & GEAR
1. Snyder’s Shoes
2. The Outpost of Manistee
3. Dunham’s Sports

PLACE TO KAYAK/ CANOE/SUP
1. Little Manistee River
2. Ludington State Park
3. Betsie River

Man pouring drink at St. Ambrose

Photo by Shelby Soberalski

PLUMBER
1. Personal Plumbing Inc.
2. Hogan Plumbing & Heating
3. Scholtens Plumbing Inc.

REAL ESTATE AGENT
1. Virginia Pelton, Century 21 Boardwalk
2. Kelly Smith, Century 21 Bayshore Real Estate
3. Casey Tennant, Lighthouse Realty

RESTAURANT
1. The Glenwood
2. Jamesport Brewing Company
3. North Channel Brewing Company

SALON
1. J. Catlett and Company
2. Port City Clipper
3. Krista LeAnns Hair Salon (Tie)
3. Salon 22 Spa (Tie)

TEACHER
1. Zack Korienek, Ludington Elementary School
2. Angie Elliott, Mesick Consolidated
3. Kelsey Kosiboski, Bear Lake Schools

U-PICK FARM
1. Calvin Lutz Farms
2. Z&N Farm 3. Couturier Blueberry Farm

VETERINARIAN PRACTICE
1. Manistee Veterinary Hospital
2. Country Veterinary Clinic PC
3. Irons Animal Hospital

WINERY
1. Northern Natural Cider House and Winery
2. Pere Marquette Winery
3. Love Wines

XC SKI TRAIL OR AREA
1. Big M Ski Area
2. Cartier Park
3. Manistee Non-Motorized Trail Park

Charlevoix & Chain of Lakes Region | 2022 Red Hot Best Winners

ART GALLERY
1. Twisted Fish Gallery
2. Bier Art Gallery & Pottery Studio
3. Charlevoix Circle of Arts

ATTORNEY
1. Robert A. Banner, Banner Law
2. Mary Beth Kur, Mary Beth Kur PLLC
3. Amanda J. Skeel, Round Lake Legal, PLLC

BAKERY
1. The Flour Pot
2. Ruthann’s Gourmet Bakery
3. Gildas’ Lake Street Bakery

BANK/FINANCIAL INSTITUTION
1. Charlevoix State Bank, Charlevoix
2. 4Front Credit Union, East Jordan Branch
3. 4Front Credit Union, Boyne City Branch

BEACH
1. Young State Park
2. Barnes Park Campground
3. Torch Lake Sandbar

BED AND BREAKFAST
1. The House on the Hill Bed and Breakfast
2. Applesauce Inn Bed & Breakfast
3. The Inn at Grey Gables

BREAKFAST SPOT
1. The Local
2. South Arm Cafe
3. M88 Morning Grind

BREWERY
1. Short’s Brewing Co. Bellaire Pub
2. Bier’s Inwood Brewery
3. Short’s Brewing Co. Elk Rapids Pull Barn

CHIROPRACTOR
1. Trevor Darnell, Torch Chiropractic Family Wellness Center
2. Martina Peterson, Monarch Family Chiropractic
3. Kathy Hoyt, Inspire Health Chiropractic

COFFEE SHOP
1. M88 Morning Grind
2. Iron Goat Coffee
3. Lake Charlevoix Coffee Company

DENTIST
1. Brian Rathke, Bellaire Family & Cosmetic Dentistry
2. Brian Sladics, Brian Sladics DDS
3. Jay Balasz, Balasz Dentistry

DISC GOLF AREA
1. Mt. McSauba Disc Golf Course
2. Avalanche Preserve Disc Golf Course
3. East Jordan Community Park

DOG-FRIENDLY BUSINESS
1. The Back Lot, Charlevoix
2. Corner Bistro 3. Short’s Brewing Co., Elk Rapids Pull Barn

EVENT
1. Elk Rapids Harbor Days
2. Charlevoix Venetian Festival
3. Boyne City 4th of July

FINANCIAL SERVICE ADVISOR
1. Rob Joyce, Edward Jones
2. Greg McGeorge, 4Front Credit Union
3. Tom Shelder, Edward Jones

FISHING CHARTER COMPANY
1. Whitecap Charters
2. Ward Brothers Boats
3. Kelly Day Charters

FLOOR COVERING (TILING, CARPETING, WOOD FLOORING)
1. Harbor Flooring
2. Bartletts’ Home Interiors
3. Affordable Flooring & More

GOLF COURSE
1. A-Ga-Ming Golf Resort
2. Ye Nyne Olde Holles Golf Club
3. Elk Rapids Golf Club

GYM OR HEALTH STUDIO
1. TBC Wellness Center LLC
2. Charlevoix Fitness Center
3. Challenge Fitness

HAPPY HOUR
1. Red Mesa Grill
2. Barrel Back Restaurant
3. Pearl’s New Orleans Kitchen

HEATING & COOLING BUSINESS
1. K&K Heating and Cooling
2. Haggard’s Plumbing & Heating
3. Top Notch Heating, Cooling & Geothermal

HIKING TRAIL OR AREA
1. Glacial Hills Pathway and Natural Area
2. Avalanche Mountain Preserve
3. Fisherman’s Island State Park

HOTEL, INN OR RESORT
1. Hotel Earl
2. Hotel Walloon
3. Inn at Torch Lake

INTERIOR DESIGNER
1. The Inner Structure Interior Design
2. Bartletts’ Home Interiors
3. True North Interior Design & Antiques

LOCAL ARTIST/MAKER
1. Daniel Duncan, Duncan Studios
2. Ruthann Dexter, Ruthann’s Gourmet Bakery
3. Jan Schilling, The Pear Tree

LOCALLY MADE HARD BEVERAGE
1. Soft Parade, Short’s Brewing Company
2. North Cider, Bee Well Mead & Cider
3. Pink Bikini, Royal Farms Farm Market & Winery

NONPROFIT
1. Kiersten’s Ride
2. Grass River Natural Area
3. Charlevoix Area Humane Society

OPTOMETRIST
1. Lindsey Wynkoop, Bellaire Eye Center
2. Jon VanWagnen, Charlevoix Eye Center
3. Steven M. Hufford, Hufford Vision & Eye Care

OUTDOOR DINING
1. The Landing
2. Dockside Torch Lake
3. Short’s Brewing Co. Bellaire Pub

PEST CONTROL
1. Hogarth’s Pest Control, Wildlife & Animal Removal
2. Boss Pest Control
3. Antrim Area Pest Control

PLACE FOR A WEDDING
1. Castle Farms
2. The Boathouse on Lake Charlevoix
3. Lavender Hill Farm (Tie)
3. Sunset Hill Wedding Barn (Tie)
3. Hotel Walloon (Tie)

Castle Farms in Charlevoix

Photo by Tess Crowley

PLACE TO BUY A BOOK
1. Round Lake Bookstore
2. Word Love Goods
3. Adams Madams

PLACE TO BUY A GIFT
1. The Lake House
2. Nifty Things, Elk Rapids
3. 52 Up North Weekends

PLACE TO BUY JEWELRY
1. SPUDS
2. Nifty Things, Elk Rapids
3. The Pear Tree

PLACE TO BUY PET ITEMS
1. Tractor Supply Co., Boyne City
2. Family Farm & Home
3. Ellsworth Farmers Exchange

PLACE TO BUY TIRES
1. Lakeshore Tire & Auto Service
2. Elk Rapids Tire and Alignment
3. Tim’s Tire & Offroad Center

PLACE TO GET YOUR ACTIVE / OUTDOOR WEAR & GEAR
1. The Clothing Company
2. Paddles & Pedals
3. Boyne Country Sports

PLACE TO KAYAK/CANOE/SUP
1. Jordan Valley Outfitters
2. The Chain of Lakes Water Trail
3. Elk Lake

PLUMBER
1. K&K Heating & Plumbing
2. E.H. Niepoth & Sons Plumbing & Heating Co.
3. RGM Services, LLC

REAL ESTATE AGENT
1. Pat O’Brien, Pat O’Brien & Associates
2. Walt Mann, Real Estate One
3. Kellie Sergent, Century 21 Northland

RESTAURANT
1. Short’s Brewing Company
2. Pearl’s New Orleans Kitchen
3. The Argonne House

SALON
1. Elk Rapids Beautique
2. The Last Tangle
3. En Vogue Salon

TEACHER
1. Sarah Muladore, Charlevoix Elementary
2. Ryan Brubaker, Boyne City High School
3. Roger Coates, Boyne City Elementary

U-PICK FARM
1. King Orchards
2. Friske’s Farm Market
3. Royal Farms

Peaches on a checkered tablecloth

Photo by Kelly Rewa

VETERINARIAN PRACTICE
1. Charlevoix Veterinary Hospital
2. Elk Rapids Animal Hospital
3. Bellaire Animal Hospital

WINERY
1. Boyne Valley Vineyards
2. Cellar 1914
3. Torch Lake Cellars

XC SKI TRAIL OR AREA
1. Mt. McSauba Recreation Area
2. Shanty Creek Resort
3. Glacial Hills Pathway and Natural Area

Kalkaska, Gaylord & Grayling Region | 2022 Red Hot Best Winners

ART GALLERY
1. AuSable Artisan Village
2. Gaylord Area Council for the Arts
3. Main Branch Gallery

Artisan Village Grayling

Photo by Dave Weidner

ATTORNEY
1. Jason R. Thompson, Jason R. Thompson Law Office PLC
2. Linda Miller Atkinson, Atkinson Petruska Kozma Hart & Couture
3. David Delaney, David M. Delaney PLC (Tie)
3. Miranda Bailey-Quick, Harris Law (Tie)

BAKERY
1. Goodale’s Bakery
2. Cops & Doughnuts, Jay’s Precinct
3. D.A.M. Good Baking (Tie)
3. Sugar Me Sweet Cake Shop (Tie)

BANK/FINANCIAL INSTITUTION
1. Forest Area Federal Credit Union, Kalkaska
2. 4Front Credit Union, Kalkaska
3. Huntington Bank, Grayling

BEACH
1. Otsego Lake State Park
2. Lake Margrethe
3. Log Lake

BED AND BREAKFAST
1. Hanson House Bed & Breakfast
2. Borchers AuSable Canoe & Kayak

BREAKFAST SPOT
1. Moose & Stella’s Cafe
2. Grayling Restaurant
3. Shirley’s in the Woods Cafe

BREWERY
1. Big Buck Brewery
2. Rolling Oak Brewing Co.
3. Paddle Hard Brewing

CHIROPRACTOR
1. Pete Jenema, The Chiropractic Center
2. Brandon Suchey, Suchey Chiropractic
3. Robert Gaston, Gaston Family Chiropractic, Kalkaska

COFFEE SHOP
1. Moose & Stella’s Cafe
2. Coffee by Steph
3. Biggby Coffee, Gaylord

DENTIST
1. Ralph Oppermann, AuSable Family Dental
2. Dan F. Soenen, Birch Street Dental Care
3. Troy Stobert, Stobert Dental

DISC GOLF AREA
1. Log Lake Park Disc Golf
2. Hanson Hills Recreation Area
3. Gaylord Disc Golf Course

DOG-FRIENDLY BUSINESS
1. Rolling Oak Brewing Co.
2. Moose & Stella’s Cafe
3. Pine Squirrel

EVENT
1. National Trout Festival
2. AuSable River Festival
3. Alpenfest

FINANCIAL SERVICE ADVISOR
1. Dawn Moses, Sensible and Hourly
2. Mark Sloan, Ameriprise Financial Service
3. Bill Forreider, Edward Jones

FISHING CHARTER COMPANY
1. Gates Au Sable Lodge
2. Old AuSable Fly Shop
3. True North Trout

FLOOR COVERING (TILING, CARPETING, WOOD FLOORING)
1. McLean’s Home Center Inc.
2. Hickerson Floor & Tile Haus
3. Dubois Lumber & Rental Center

GOLF COURSE
1. Grandview Golf Club
2. Twin Birch Golf Course
3. Grayling Country Club

GYM OR HEALTH STUDIO
1. Kaliseum Recreation Complex
2. Powerhouse Gym of Gaylord
3. FitNorth

HAPPY HOUR
1. Rolling Oak Brewing Co.
2. Kal-Ho Lounge
3. Bennethum’s Northern Inn

HEATING & COOLING BUSINESS
1. Kalkaska Plumbing & Heating
2. Quality Plumbing & Mechanical
3. Dan’s Plumbing & Services (Tie) 3. MD Heat (Tie)

HIKING TRAIL OR AREA
1. Hartwick Pines State Park
2. Upper Manistee Headwaters: The Milock Family Preserve
3. Hanson Hills Recreation Area

Fall color from above the trees

Photo by Dave Weidner

HOTEL, INN OR RESORT
1. All Seasons Resort
2. Otsego Resort
3. Treetops Resort

INTERIOR DESIGNER
1. Annie Helsel
2. Rustic Den
3. Your Designs LLC

LOCAL ARTIST/MAKER
1. Darrell Boger, Musician
2. Brianna Nelson, Shoot Me Photography
3. Heather Hammond Photography

LOCALLY MADE HARD BEVERAGE
1. Rolling Oak White, Rolling Oak Brewing Co.
2. Fall Harvest Cider, Big Buck Brewery
3. Staycation Hard Lemonade, Rolling Oak Brewing Co.

NONPROFIT
1. 22 2 NONE
2. Kalkaska County Agricultural Fair
3. Otsego County Animal Shelter

OPTOMETRIST
1. Clayton Skrzypczak, Kalkaska Family Vision
2. Robert Aubrey, Ausable Eye Care
3. Peter J. Oppermann, Gaylord Eye Care Center

OUTDOOR DINING
1. Ray’s – BBQ, Brews & Blues
2. Billy Bob’s Boneyard
3. Alpine Tavern & Eatery

PEST CONTROL
1. Environmental Pest Control

PLACE FOR A WEDDING
1. Mill Pond Event Center
2. Sonshine Barn Wedding & Event Center
3. Otsego Resort

PLACE TO BUY A BOOK
1. Saturn Booksellers
2. Tip’n the Mitten

PLACE TO BUY A GIFT
1. Old Spud Warehouse
2. Cherry Street Market
3. Tip’n the Mitten

PLACE TO BUY JEWELRY
1. Hogan’s Jewelers
2. AuSable Artisan Village
3. Tip’n the Mitten

PLACE TO BUY PET ITEMS
1. Natural Farm Store / Lodi Trading Company
2. Kalkaska Feed & Supply
3. Tractor Supply Co., Gaylord

PLACE TO BUY TIRES
1. 258 Tire & Auto Service Center
2. Upper Lakes Tire of Grayling
3. Express Tire

PLACE TO GET YOUR ACTIVE / OUTDOOR WEAR & GEAR
1. Northbound Outfitters
2. Natural Farm Store / Lodi Trading Company
3. Jay’s Sporting Goods

PLACE TO KAYAK/CANOE/SUP
1. Shel-Haven Canoe Rental
2. Au Sable River Public Access
3. Penrod’s Au Sable Canoe & Kayak

PLUMBER
1. Nate Spencer, Air North Heating & Plumbing
2. Dan’s Plumbing & Services
3. Family Plumbing and Heating

REAL ESTATE AGENT
1. Chet Wheeler, ReMax of Grayling
2. Jeff Fitch, Coldwell Banker Schmidt, Realtors
3. Craig Hinkle, RE/MAX of Grayling (Tie)
3. Paig Switalski, Smith Realty Group (Tie)

RESTAURANT
1. Big Buck Brewery
2. Moose & Stella’s Cafe
3. Trout Town Tavern & Eatery

SALON
1. Timberlie’s Salon Studio
2. Bliss Salon & Spa
3. Salon Rue

TEACHER
1. Nick Nowak, Gaylord Intermediate School
2. Ali Bridson, Kalkaska Public Schools
3. Carrie Wilkinson, Grayling Middle School (Tie)
3. Laura Kirchofer, Birch Street Elementary (Tie)

U-PICK FARM
1. Strawberry Fields Farm Market
2. Estelle Farms
3. Up North Blueberry Farm

VETERINARIAN PRACTICE
1. Kalkaska Animal Hospital
2. Grayling Hospital for Animals
3. Alpine Animal Hospital

XC SKI TRAIL OR AREA
1. Hanson Hills Recreation Area
2. Twin Birch Golf Course
3. Forbush Corner

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ART GALLERY
1. Crooked Tree Arts Center, Petoskey
2. Sturgeon River Pottery
3. Somebody’s Gallery

ATTORNEY
1. The Law Offices of Daniel J. Harris
2. Bill Meengs, Stroup Meengs, PC
3. Nelson Forster & Stikovich, PC

BAKERY
1. Johan’s Pastry Shop
2. Tom’s Mom’s Cookies
3. Crooked Tree Breadworks

BANK/FINANCIAL INSTITUTION
1. St. Francis X Federal Credit Union, Petoskey
2. 4Front Credit Union, Petoskey
3. First Community Bank, Harbor Springs

BEACH
1. Petoskey State Park
2. Sturgeon Bay
3. Zorn Park Beach

BED AND BREAKFAST
1. The Gingerbread House
2. Happy Days & Nights Bed and Breakfast

BREAKFAST SPOT
1. J W Filmore’s Family Restaurant
2. Roast & Toast
3. Sam’s Graces Cafe

BREWERY
1. Bière de Mac Brew Works
2. Petoskey Brewing
3. Beards Brewery

CHIROPRACTOR
1. Bear River Chiropractic
2. Straits Area Chiropractic
3. Breath of Life Chiropractic Wellness Center PC

ART GALLERY
1. Crooked Tree Arts Center, Petoskey
2. Sturgeon River Pottery
3. Somebody’s Gallery

ATTORNEY
1. The Law Offices of Daniel J. Harris
2. Bill Meengs, Stroup Meengs, PC
3. Nelson Forster & Stikovich, PC

BAKERY
1. Johan’s Pastry Shop
2. Tom’s Mom’s Cookies
3. Crooked Tree Breadworks

BANK/FINANCIAL INSTITUTION
1. St. Francis X Federal Credit Union, Petoskey
2. 4Front Credit Union, Petoskey
3. First Community Bank, Harbor Springs

BEACH
1. Petoskey State Park
2. Sturgeon Bay
3. Zorn Park Beach

BED AND BREAKFAST
1. The Gingerbread House
2. Happy Days & Nights Bed and Breakfast

BREAKFAST SPOT
1. J W Filmore’s Family Restaurant
2. Roast & Toast
3. Sam’s Graces Cafe

BREWERY
1. Bière de Mac Brew Works
2. Petoskey Brewing
3. Beards Brewery

CHIROPRACTOR
1. Bear River Chiropractic
2. Straits Area Chiropractic
3. Breath of Life Chiropractic Wellness Center PC

COFFEE SHOP
1. Roast & Toast
2. North Perk Coffee
3. Johan’s Pastry Shop

DENTIST
1. Susan Malone, DDS, PC
2. Indian River Family Dentistry
3. Gillette Pellston, Northern Dental Group, PC

DISC GOLF AREA
1. Kiwanis Park
2. Bear River Valley Recreation Area
3. River Road Sports Complex

DOG-FRIENDLY BUSINESS
1. The Back Lot Petoskey
2. Ruff Life Pet Outfitters
3. Bearcub Outfitters

EVENT
1. Blissfest
2. Art in the Park, Petoskey
3. Holiday Open House Weekend, Petoskey

FINANCIAL SERVICE ADVISOR
1. Tim Knapp, Edward Jones
2. Chad Owens, Edward Jones
3. Dan Ledingham, Edward Jones

FISHING CHARTER COMPANY
1. Second Wind Charters
2. Diabolical Sportfishing
3. Plumber’s Helper Charters

FLOOR COVERING (TILING, CARPETING, WOOD FLOORING)
1. Contractors Supply
2. Petoskey Flooring
3. Kiss Carpet Design Center, Harbor Springs

GOLF COURSE
1. Petoskey-Bay View Country Club
2. BOYNE Golf
3. Hidden River Golf & Casting Club

GYM OR HEALTH STUDIO
1. Yoga Roots and Healing Arts
2. Center City Gym
3. Petoskey Fit Body Boot Camp

HAPPY HOUR
1. The Back Lot Petoskey
2. Palette Bistro
3. The Side Door Saloon

HEATING & COOLING BUSINESS
1. Ballard’s Plumbing, Heating, Air Conditioning & Refrigeration
2. Matelski Plumbing & Heating
3. W. W. Fairbairn & Sons, Inc.

HIKING TRAIL OR AREA
1. Wilderness State Park
2. Little Traverse Wheelway
3. Petoskey State Park

HOTEL, INN OR RESORT
1. Stafford’s Perry Hotel
2. Apple Tree Inn
3. Inn at Bay Harbor

INTERIOR DESIGNER
1. The Quiet Moose
2. Petoskey Kitchens, Designs by Dawn
3. Flora Bae Home

LOCAL ARTIST/MAKER
1. Alex Childress
2. Cora Smith, Little Traverse Tileworks
3. Mary Bea McWatters

LOCALLY MADE HARD BEVERAGE
1. Gypsy Vodka, High Five Spirits
2. Dock Porter, Bière de Mac Brew Works
3. Blood Orange Honey, Cheboygan Brewing Company

NONPROFIT
1. Little Traverse Bay Humane Society
2. Harbor Springs Lyric Theatre
3. Gold Mine Resale Shop

OPTOMETRIST
1. Carl F. Powers
2. Sean Miller, Grand Traverse Ophthalmology
3. Riley J. Turcott

OUTDOOR DINING
1. The Back Lot Petoskey
2. Legs Inn
3. Pond Hill Farm

PEST CONTROL
1. Lauer Pest Control Inc.
2. Abent Pest Control North
3. Straits Area Pest Control

PLACE FOR A WEDDING
1. Stafford’s Perry Hotel
2. The Inn at Bay Harbor
3. Gabriel Farms & Winery

PLACE TO BUY A BOOK
1. McLean and Eakin Bookstore
2. Between the Covers

McLean and Eakin Bookstore

Photo by Mary LaVictor

PLACE TO BUY A GIFT
1. Grandpa Shorter’s Gifts
2. Sturgeon River Pottery
3. Bearcub Outfitters

PLACE TO BUY JEWELRY
1. Ward and Eis Gallery
2. Reusch Jewelers
3. Arlington Jewelers

PLACE TO BUY PET ITEMS
1. Ruff Life Pet Outfitters
2. Bearcub Outfitters
3. Pet Supplies Plus, Petoskey

PLACE TO BUY TIRES
1. Belle Tire
2. Richards Tire
3. Royal Tire

PLACE TO GET YOUR ACTIVE / OUTDOOR WEAR & GEAR
1. Bearcub Outfitters
2. The Outfitter of Harbor Springs
3. Bahnhof Sport

PLACE TO KAYAK/CANOE/SUP
1. Walloon Lake
2. Little Traverse Bay
3. Sturgeon River Paddlesports

PLUMBER
1. Hotshots Drain Cleaning
2. Ballard’s Plumbing, Heating, Air Conditioning & Refrigeration
3. 24/7 Sewer and Drain

REAL ESTATE AGENT
1. Beth Flynn, North Harbor Realty
2. Pat Leavy, Kidd & Leavy Real Estate
3. Pete Platte, Gaslight Group

RESTAURANT
1. Rusty Saw North
2. Legs Inn
3. Chandler’s A Restaurant

SALON
1. Vogue Salon & Spa
2. It’s About You Salon & Spa
3. Polished on Main

TEACHER
1. Jenny Greer, Central Elementary
2. Mollie Carter, Shay Elementary
3. Tim Tippett, Lincoln Elementary

U-PICK FARM
1. Bill’s Farm Market
2. Pond Hill Farm
3. Bear Creek Organic Farm

VETERINARIAN PRACTICE
1. Bay Pines Veterinary Clinic
2. Jensen’s Animal Hospital
3. Maple River Animal Clinic

WINERY
1. Pond Hill Farm
2. Petoskey Farms Vineyard & Winery
3. Walloon Lake Winery

XC SKI TRAIL OR AREA
1. Nubs Nob Ski Resort
2. Pond Hill Farm
3. Wilderness State Park

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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.

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

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

Drone view of Hotel Indigo

Photo by Dave Weidner

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

McLean and Eakin Bookstore

Photo by Dave Weidner

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

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

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

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