NOW Magazine Readers’ Choice Awards: Vote Local!

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NOW Magazine Readers’ Choice Awards: Vote Local!

We love our local people, places and businesses… and every year they are amongst the nominees for the NOW Magazine Readers’ Choice Awards. If you would like to support them, take a few minutes to let the rest of the city know how wonderful they are!

Here is a list of categories and nominees that are either in the neighbourhood, nearby or closely associated:

Best MP – Bill Morneau
Best MPP – Glen Murray
Best Neighbourhood Festival – Cabbagetown Festival
Best Park – Allan Gardens and Riverdale Park
Best Pool – Regent Park Aquatic Centre and Riverdale Park
Best Public Space – Allan Gardens
Best Social Justice Group – EGALE
Best Youth Organization – Art Heart – Regent Park
Best Barber Shop/Men’s Salon – Hastings Barber Shop
Best Bicycle Store – Cycle Solutions
Best Design Firm (Architecture, Interior or Product) – Kendall & Co.
Best Jewellery Store – Fair Trade Jewellery Co.
Best Pet Store – PetValu
Best Bakery – Andrea’s Gerrard Street Bakery and St. John’s Bakery
Best BBQ Restaurant – 420 Smokehouse
Best Bartender – Colin Henderson (Stout Irish Pub)
Best Beer Selection – Stout Irish Pub
Best Bread – St. John’s Bakery
Best Burrito – Chino Locos
Best Butcher – St. James Town Steak & Chops
Best Caterer – Daniel et Daniel
Best Gastro-Pub – House on Parliament
Best Japanese Restaurant – Kingyo Izakaya
Best Local Microbrew – Louis Cifer Brew Works (a bit outside of our area, but Erin sells this beer at her other pub…Stout Irish Pub)
Best New Restaurant – Kanpai Snack Bar
Best Pub – House on Parliament, Stout Irish Pub

Voting is open until September 16, 2016.

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