Readers' Choice 2012 Plaques Available for Order

If your business won Readers' Choice, you can now purchase a plaque celebrating your win through American Registry.


Earlier this year, Patch's annual Readers' Choice Awards celebrated the best local businesses in town.

In categories ranging from best pub to best jewelry shop, readers chose their favorites.

We're not done yet celebrating and honoring our Readers' Choice winners. If you want all your customers to know you've been deemed the best of the best, here's your chance.

Patch is offering Readers' Choice winners the opportunity to buy a plaque from American Registry that you can display in your business. All you need to do is visit www.myamreg.com/patch/10 to preview and purchase your plaque.

Here's our full list of this year's Readers' Choice winners:

All this summer you've nominated and voted for your favorite local businesses in categories ranging from best hot dogs to best nail salon.

We've tallied all the poll votes and now it's time to announce the winners. See below for our complete list of Readers' Choice winners

Best Hot Dogs

Winner: Lucky Dog Hot Dog cart in Naugatuck

Second: Al's Hot Dogs in Naugatuck

Best Ice Cream

Winner: Rich Farms

Best Bar

Winner (Tie): Brookside Inn Restaurant, The Dark Horse Saloon

Best Seafood

Winner (Tie): Brookside Inn Restaurant, Cucina Rustica, Rolando's

Best Chinese Takout

Winner: Great China 

Best Gift Shop

Winner: Terri's Flower Shop (Naugatuck)

Best Nail Salon

Winner: 21 Nails

Best Hair Salon

Jesse's Barbershop, Pure Platinum Hair Studio

Best Antiques/Collectibles Store

Winner (Tie): Tillie's Antiques, Upper Room Thrift Shop

Best Spa

Winner: Secrets - A Day Spa

Best Entertainment Venue for Children

Winner: Naugatuck Historical Society

Best Car Wash

Winner: Southbury Car Care

Second: Naugatuck Car Wash

Best Landscaper

Winner: Oxford Landscaping

Best Tailor

Winner: Connie’s Tailoring

Second: Culani’s Tailor Shop

Again, congratulations to all the business owners. Please don’t hesitate to contact Paul Singley at paul.singley@patch.com or Richard Lopes at richard.lopes@patch.com if you have any questions.


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