The Herald Bulletin

Evening Update

Best of Madison County: 2010

March 1, 2010

Best of Madison County 2010: Social

Best of Madison County 2010

Winners & finalists



SOCIAL

Place to Bowl

Winner: Brown’s

Cooper’s/Shouts

East Side Lanes

Lucky Strike

Wells Lanes



DVD Selection

Winner: Blockbuster

Anderson Public Library

Family Video

RedBox

Wal-Mart



Live Music

Winner: BW3/Buffalo Wild Wings

Hoosier Park

Kroakerheads

Shout’s

The Paramount Theatre



Local Band

Winner: Nuthin’ Fancy

BYAXIDENT

Corey Cox

Quincy’s Brass Band

Rubix



Place to Dance

Winner: Kroakerhead’s

Hoosier Park

Paramount

Ramada Inn/59th Street Pub

Shout’s



Family Entertainment

Winner: Hoosier Park

Anderson Speedway

Cooper’s Sport Bowl

Mounds Mall 10 Theater

Mounds State Park



Karaoke

Winner: Three Pigs Restaurant

Hide Away Inn

Jimbo’s

Kroakerheads

Shout’s



Place to Shoot Pool

Winner: Ramada Inn/59th Street Pub

Kroakerheads

Shout’s

Tilt-N-Cue

Three Pigs Restaurant



Place to Watch a Game

Winner: BW3/Buffalo Wild Wings

Home

Hoosier Park

The Wigwam

Wings etc.



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Best of Madison County: 2010
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  • images_sizedimage_060143244 Bartender: Secret to success is loyalty ANDERSON, Ind. — When the real estate market tanked, Rick Portwood turned to the thing he knew best — bartending. The decision paid off as Portwood was chosen as the best bartender in Madison County in The Herald Bulletin’s Best of Madison County contest.

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  • images_sizedimage_060143620 Bachelor: Steffan dreams of marriage ANDERSON, Ind. — Car salesman Rob Steffan considers himself a well-rounded man. The 48-year-old has a good job at Myers Autoworld, owns a home in Anderson’s historic district and likes to golf, read and cook. He also never has been married. Steffan was voted Madison County’s Best Bachelor in The Herald Bulletin’s annual public poll. “It’s thrilling,” he said. “I’m flattered. I think a lot of my votes have come from people I’ve met while working (at Myers).”

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  • images_sizedimage_060143858 Romantic dinner: The Nile is personal, relaxing ANDERSON, Ind. – Being named the Best Romantic Dinner isn’t a surprise to The Nile Restaurant because they’ve been awarded many times for their one-on-one service and unique cuisine, said the owner’s husband Samir Naby. “We’ve been one of the best three restaurants in Anderson,” he said. “I think it is neat.” Naby said his wife, Angele Naby, opened the Mediterranean restaurant more than 20 years ago to provide Hoosiers with a piece of their home.

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  • images_sizedimage_060143722 Repair shop: Service beyond expectations ANDERSON, Ind. — Darin Tobias knows his customers can get tires anywhere. It takes more than a set of rubber radials to generate repeat business. As owner of Hadsell Tire, Tobias knows that attention to detail makes all the difference. “Everybody has a price, you can buy price everywhere,” Tobias said. “We go above and beyond.”

    March 1, 2010 2 Photos 11 Links

  • images_sizedimage_060143140 Bachelorette: Jill McQueary calls selection humbling ANDERSON, Ind.­ — Jill McQueary’s selection as Madison County’s Best Bachelorette surprised her, but not so much her friends who nominated her. “They’re my cheerleaders,” McQueary said. Missy Fox was among those friends leading the cheers for McQueary. “I want her to find a good man. She needs and deserves a good man in her life,” said Fox, McQueary’s hairstylist and friend since middle school.

    March 1, 2010 1 Photo 11 Links

  • images_sizedimage_060145249 Best of Madison County 2010: Retail Winners and finalists from the Best of Madison County 2010 survey, according to the readers of The Herald Bulletin. Retail includes apartment/rental complex, bank/credit union, chiropractor, company to work for, clothes retail, day care, dry cleaning, department store, electronics, fitness club, flower shop, furniture store, golf course, grocery store service, hair salon, hardware store, insurance agency, jewelry, liquor store, mortuary, customer service, pharmacy, restaurant staff, senior living facility, specialty store, tanning salon, thrift store, veterinarian and Web site.

    March 1, 2010 2 Photos 11 Links

  • images_sizedimage_060145249 Best of Madison County 2010: Automotive Winners and finalists from the Best of Madison County 2010, according to the readers of The Herald Bulletin. Automotive includes body shop, new car dealer, used car dealer, sales staff and tire/oil/repair shop.

    March 1, 2010 2 Photos 11 Links

  • images_sizedimage_060145249 Best of Madison County 2010: Social Results from the Best of Madison County 2010, according to the readers of The Herald Bulletin. Social includes place to bowl, DVD selection, live music venue, local band, place to dance, family entertainment, karaoke, place to shoot pool and place to watch a game.

    March 1, 2010 2 Photos 11 Links

  • images_sizedimage_060145249 Best of Madison County 2010: People Winners and finalists from the Best of Madison County 2010 survey, according to the readers of The Herald Bulletin. People includes bartender, coach, dentist, doctor, electrician, hairdresser, landscaper, lawyer, nurse, plumber, real estate agent, server/waiter/waitress, spiritual leader, teacher/educator, bachelor, bachelorette.

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