Jessica Seeker

The victor in a monstrous 4 courses along with Greatest Location for an Initial Day, Greatest Location to Take Your Pooch, Greatest Park, and also Greatest Out of doors Trip Workout, Erie has really verified its love for our most specifying geographical facet: Presque Island.

What’s it that makes Erie among the very best it might be? There are lots of remedies. Among them: our distinct location and also the countless options for leisure on the lake or within the timbers; our musicians, artists, and also manufacturers that include deepness and also sweet taste to our currently wonderful view; our distinct dishes and also dining establishment scene that shows up to establish every year, consisting of diverse and also interesting price; our regionally made beer, the white wine that makes a drive to North East at all times beneficial, and also the distilleries bringing creative alcoholic drinks by the tumbler-full; the firms which have actually built their popularity over top quality and also client assistance. Donuts. Pepperoni rounds. Waldameer.

We have actually obtained great deals to be satisfied with and also this year, 2022’s Better of Erie (which presented in over half one million ballots, covering 116 courses) highlights these people, places, and also problems that really represent what’s best regarding Erie. That amount of electing indicates that the people of Erie appreciate showing these indigenous entities that they’re sustained.

Annual, elections are open to the public for an prolonged timespan. This year, with social networks, the month of October enabled any person to designate their faves before the ballot going remain. Succeeding year can be a site year for these honors, so maintain keeping an eye out for the tenth yearly Better of Erie Nominations after they open in very early autumn of 2023.

And also currently, with out added trouble, the victors and also finalists of the 2022 Better of Erie Honors, picked by you!

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Things and also Business

We right below in Erie understand great delicious chocolate after we design it, and also Romolo Sweets is the clear much-loved round right below. Champion in each the best Indigenous Venture and also Best Sweets/Candies courses this year, Tony Stefanelli, the grip confectioner behind the business’s sugary foods, has actually plainly gained his title.


Best Indigenous Venture

Champion: Romolo Desserts

Runners-up: Odis 12, Brother Guy’s Sammiches


Greatest New Venture (Within Final 2 Years)

Champion: Firestone’s

Runners-up: Bar Ronin, Erie Donut Company


Best Regionally Made Item

Champion: Smith Scorching Canines

Runners-up: Mighty Fantastic Donuts,
Romolo Desserts


Best Automotive Car Dealership

Champion: Bianchi Honda

Runners-up: Vehicle Details KIA / Mazda, New Motors


Greatest Banks

Champion: Erie Federal Credit rating Union

Runners-up: PNC Banks, Northwest Banks


Best Classic / Consignment Shop

Champion: The Sassy Peacock

Runners-up: Plato’s Storage room, Claudine’s Consignment


Best Store

Champion: Insect

Runners-up: Lollie & Carbon Monoxide,
Glass Growers Gallery


Best Jewelry Store

Champion: Dahlkemper’s Jewelry Link

Runners-up: Breakiron Jewelers, Sacred Piercing


Best Home Furnishings Store

Champion: John V. Schultz Home Furnishings & Bed Mattress

Runners-up: Arthur F. Schultz Company, Home Furnishings Row


Best Indigenous Electronic Book Store

Champion: Pushed Books & Coffee

Runners-up: Publications Galore, Werner Books


Best Hair Salon

Champion: Ruiz Hair Salon

Runners-up: V’s Hair salon, Nest Barber Shop


Greatest Health Spa

Champion: Coventina Spa

Runners-up: Charisma Beauty Salon & Health Spa, Ambridge Rose


Best Majesty Beauty Salon

Champion: Charisma Beauty Salon & Health Spa

Runners-up: Moxi Beauty Parlor, Coventina Spa


Best Pooch Groomer

Champion: Paws N Claws

Runners-up: Buzz n’ B’s, Mud Puppies

Citizens this year really felt highly regarding their love for indigenous pet rescue The ANNA Sanctuary, electing the team right into starting point in an awesome 3 courses: Best Location to Embark On an Animal, Greatest Nonprofit, and also Best Vet Apply. 


Best Location to Embark On an Animal

Champion: The ANNA Sanctuary

Runners-up: Erie Humane Culture, As an outcome of You Treatment, Inc.


Best Bike Shop

Champion: 814 Out of doors Sports tasks

Runners-up: John Adams Cycling & Health And Wellness,Aggressive Equipment


Best Vehicle Bring Back Shop

Champion: Bonnell’s Crash Center

Runners-up: Bianchi Honda, New Motors


Best Web Programmer

Champion: Legendary Web Studios

Runners-up: Erie Multimedia, Snowberry Media


Best Graphic Developer

Champion: Sharper Photos

Runners-up: Verge Ink, Megan Callaghan


Greatest Supporting Business

Champion: R Frank Media

Runners-up: Legendary Web Studios, Papa Supporting


Best Guideline Company

Champion: MacDonald, Illig, Jones & Britton

Runners-up: Knox McLaughlin Gornall & Sennett, P.C., Quinn Guideline Company


Greatest Actual Home Business

Champion: Agresti Actual Home Business

Runners-up: Howard Hanna Business, Marsha Marsh Actual Home Business

The Victoria Inn, a home transformed B&B on 4th and also Peach has actually continued to be a midtown taken care of considering that 1872. Your home proprietors have actually stood out at this solution, bringing them home the win for Greatest Cushion and also Morning meal this year (and also annual considering that 2019).


Best Bed Mattress and also Morning Meal

Champion: Victoria Inn Bed Mattress & Morning Meal

Runners-up: Spencer House Bed Mattress & Morning Meal, Grape Arbor Bed Mattress and also Morning Meal


Best Tattoo Shop

Champion: Ink Assassins

Runners-up: Wayward Tattoo, Steadfast Tattoo Parlour


Best Flower Designer

Champion: Potratz Floral Shop & Greenhouses

Runners-up: Allburn Flower shop, Gerlach’s Yard & Floral


Best Greenhouse

Champion: Stan’s Yard Center

Runners-up: Mason Farms, Potratz Floral Shop & Greenhouses


Best Location to Camp

Champion: Sparrow Fish Pond House Camping Site

Runners-up: Sara’s Camping site,
Camp Sherwin (YMCA of Larger Erie)

 A staple on twenty 4th and also German roads for generations, Urbaniak Brothers Top quality Meats has actually been creating a faithful clients since the Fifties, and also has actually gained the title of Greatest Community Grocer for the 2nd year operating.


Best Community Grocer

Champion: Urbaniak Brothers Top quality Meat

Runners-up: Gordon’s Butcher & Market, Bello’s Shur-Fantastic Food Mart


Best Landscaping Company

Champion: Gerlach’s

Runners-up: Dahlkemper View Architects & Professionals, J J Wurst View Professionals and also Yard Center


Best Electrical Expert

Champion: Church & Murdock Electric

Runners-up: Dobrich Electric, Hilbrich Electric


Best Plumbing Technician

Champion: TJ’s Pipes & Home heating of Erie

Runners-up: H Jack Langer, Jackson Pipes


Best Residential Contractor

Champion: Angelo’s Roof

Runners-up: Dougherty Getting, Verge Roof Covering


Best Standard Service Provider

Champion: Dad and also Boy Changing

Runners-up: Nice Lakes Residence Options, Matt Krol Growth


Best Animal Day Care

Champion: Paws ‘n Clutches

Runners-up: Peninsula Pups, Buzz n’ B’s


Best A/c

Champion: J.J. Agnello Home Heating & Air Conditioning

Runners-up: Reeves Pipes and also Home heating, Nerthling’s Home heating & A/c


Greatest Production Company

Champion: Team Life Productions

Runners-up: Curiosity Productions, Condor Artistic


Custom & Night Life

One in every of Erie’s additional incredible social facilities, the Erie Art Work Gallery is a continuous favourite for Greatest Gallery.


Best Gallery

Champion: Erie Art Work Gallery

Runners-up: ExpERIEnce Children’s Gallery, Tom Ridge Environmental Center


Best Art Work Gallery

Champion: Glass Growers Gallery

Runners-up: PACA, Metropolitan Area Gallery

Greatest Team Theater

Champion: The Erie Play House

Runners-up: PACA, Mercyhurst University Theater Program


Best Dancing University

Champion: Lengthy’s University of Dancing

Runners-up: Little Dancing Workshop, Erie Dancing Cinema


Best Professional Photographer

Champion: Katie Mihalak Pictures

Runners-up: Lorei Portraits, Mike Conway Pictures


Best Noticeable Musician

Champion: Kaitlyn Websites

Runners-up: Mckenzie Sprague, Adam Stempka


Best Band (Genuine)

Champion: Eric Maker & Mates

Runners-up: Concrete Castles, 6 Year Stretch

Champion of Greatest New Band/Musician this year mosts likely to promising singer/songwriter Elle Taylor, that started creating verse at a more youthful age nevertheless entirely simply recently began putting these expressions right into song. Her 2021 cd Taken Me A Whereas alternatives 12 lovely tracks favorable to become a few of your faves.


Best Brand-new Band/Musician (Last 2 Years)

Champion: Elle Taylor

Runners-up: Stoned Apes, Dumpster Yard


Best Cowl Band

Champion: The Nerd Armed Force

Runners-up: First to Eleven, The Groove


Best Singer

Champion: Audra Miller

Runners-up: Lindsay Vendetti, Brooke Surgener


Best MC

Champion: CEE Brown

Runners-up: Jonny Evans, Brandi “FRESCO” Carlini


Best Musician

Champion: Eric Maker

Runners-up: Abby Barrett, Zack Orr


Best DJ

Champion: Centuries Noise Productions

Runners-up: DJ Billing Websites, DJ John Gallagher


Best Irish Bar

Champion: Molly Brannigan’s Irish Bar

Runners-up: McGarrey’s Oakwood Coffee shop, Sullivan’s


Best Outdoor Patio

Champion: Oliver’s Beer Yard

Runners-up: Pier 6 Roof Bar,
Rum Joggers


Best Contest

Champion: Rejoice Erie

Runners-up: Look’n Height Loss Feast, Erie’s Blues & Jazz Contest


Best Songs Collection

Champion: 8 Nice Tuesdays

Runners-up: Dusk Songs Collection, Erie Philharmonic “In Your Home town”


Cuisines & Beverage


Best Dining Establishment

Champion: Pineapple Eddie Southern Restaurant

Runners-up: Federal Hillside Smokehouse, Odis 12


Best Brand-new Dining Establishment (Within Final 2 Years)

Champion: Oliver’s Roof

Runners-up: Pier 6 Roof Bar & Grill, Bar Ronin


Best Cook

Champion: Jean Paul (Pineapple Eddie Southern Restaurant)

Runners-up: Martin Firestone (Firestone’s), John Bouquin (The Skunk and also Goat Pub)


Best Bakeshop

Champion: Art work’s Pastry shop

Runners-up: Ye Ole Sweet Shoppe, Topping On The Lake


Best Coffee Shop

Champion: Tipsy Bean

Jogger up: Coal + Forge, Mixture Haha on the Nest


Best Gelato Shop

Champion: Straw Hat

Runners-up: Whippy Dip, Sara’s


Best Desserts or Pleasant

Champion: Romolo Desserts

Runners-up: Stefanelli’s Candies, Pulakos Desserts

Among these problems that make Erie distinctly Erie, Mighty Fantastic Donuts rates near the greatest. A component on Ceremony Roadway considering that 1967, many Erie homeowners actually feel an effective loyalty to the Mighty Fantastic version.


Best Donut Shop

Champion: Mighty Fantastic Donuts

Runners-up: H & Ok Donut Shop, Erie Donut Production device


Best Dinor

Champion: Treasure Metropolitan Area Dinor

Runners-up: Flip Coffee Shop, Lawrence Park Dinor


Best Breakfast

Champion: Flip Coffee Shop

Runners-up: The Morning Meal Location, Treasure Metropolitan Area Dinor


Best Brewery

Champion: Erie Developing Company

Runners-up: Voodoo Developing Company, Lavery Developing Carbon Monoxide

The Lavery Developing Company’s front runner IPA Dulachan is made with Simcoe, Mosaic, and also Citra jumps and also at 5.6 p.c abv, it’s a naturally drinkable Erie favourite which has actually gained it the title of Greatest Regionally Made Beer this year.


Best Regionally Made Beer

Champion: Lavery Developing Company – Dulachan

Runners-up: Erie Developing Company – Railbender, Voodoo Brewery – Great Feelings


Best Winery

Champion: Arundel Cellars & Developing Carbon Monoxide

Runners-up: Mazza Vineyards, Heritage White Wine Cellars


Best Distillery

Champion: Modified State Distillery

Runners-up: Star Distilling,
Erie Distillery


Greatest Bar Cuisines

Champion: Odis 12

Runners-up: Plymouth Pub, BIGBAR


Best Sandwich Shop

Champion: Picasso’s

Runners-up: Brother Guy’s Sammiches, Teresa’s Italian Delicatessens


Best Delicatessens

Champion: Teresa’s Italian Delicatessens

Runners-up: Urbaniak Brothers Top quality Meat, Gordon’s Butcher & Market


Best Hamburger

Champion: Brother Guy’s Sammiches

Runners-up: Odis 12 and also Firestone’s


Greatest Restaurant

Champion: John’s Wildwood Pizza

Runners-up: Valerio’s Italian Dining establishment & Restaurant, Sticks & Bricks Wooden Fired Pizza


Best Wings

Champion: Odis 12

Runners-up: Park Pub, One Technique Inn


Best Sushi

Champion: Samurai Kitchen Area + Sushi

Runners-up: Chopstix Details, Ichiban


Best Dishes Vehicle

Champion: The Atacolypse Cuisines Vehicle

Runners-up: Big Cheese Cuisines Vehicle, The Que Abides


Best Location for Vegan or Vegetarian Dishes

Champion: Erie Cuisines Co-op

Runners-up: The Juice Container, Like My Thai


Best Barbeque Dining Establishment

Champion: Federal Hillside Smokehouse

Runners-up: Criminal Barbeque Transformation, Dickey’s Barbeque Pit


Best Fish And Shellfish Dining Establishment

Champion: Pineapple Eddie’s Southern Restaurant

Runners-up: Smugglers’ Jetty, Calamaris Squid Row


Best Eastern Dining Establishment

Champion: Samurai Kitchen Area + Sushi

Runners-up: Imperial Buffet, Like My Thai


Best Italian Dining Establishment

Champion: Valerio’s Italian Dining establishment & Restaurant

Runners-up: Mi Scuzi, Colao’s Dining establishment


Best Mexican Dining Establishment

Champion: El Canelo

Runners-up: El Amigo Mexican Grill, Torero’s


Best Mediterranean or Facility Japanese Dining Establishment

Champion: Restaurant 26

Runners-up: Habibi, Casablanca Grill


Best Event Caterer

Champion: Teresa’s Italian Delicatessens

Runners-up: Cali’s West, Nest Bar & Grille


Best Beachfront Consuming

Champion: Oliver’s Roof

Runners-up: Pier 6 Roof Bar & Grill, Careless Duck Watering Hole


Best Charming Dining Establishment

Champion: Oliver’s Roof

Runners-up: The Cork 1794, Mi Scuzi


Greatest Well being Dishes Store

Champion: Erie Cuisines Co-op

Runners-up: Juice Container, Chicory Hillside Herbs


Greatest Bar

Champion: Plymouth Pub

Runners-up: BIGBAR, U Determine 6 Tap House


People & Areas


Best Location to Job

Champion: Erie Insurance policy insurance coverage

Runners-up: UPMC Hamot, Erie Humane Culture


Best Location for an Initial Day

Champion: Presque Island State Park

Runners-up: Oliver’s Roof, Erie Otters Hockey


Best Location to Take Your Pooch

Champion: Presque Island State Park

Runners-up: Frontier Park, Asbury Woods


Best Radio Terminal

Champion: 92.7 Happi

Runners-up: 103.7 Celebrity 104, 93.9 The Wolf


Best Radio Personality (or Radio Labor Force)

Champion: Sammy Rock

Runners-up: Jessica Curry Carlson, Mojo & A.C.


Best Television Personality

Champion: Tom Atkins

Runners-up: Sean Lafferty, John Stehlin


Best Filmmaker

Champion: Jesse James

Runners-up: John C Lyons, Jake Lydic


Best Yoga Exercise Location

Champion: yogaErie

Runners-up: Barefoot Buddha,
PACA Activity Center


Best Tattoo Musician

Champion: Attic Ybanez – InkXpressions

Runners-up: Rachel Travis – Steadfast Tattoo, Jason Dunn – Mid-City Tattoo


Best Indigenous Star

Champion: Brandon Vogt

Runners-up: Brendan Daugherty, Curtis Jones III


Best Indigenous Starlet

Champion: Adele Crotty

Runners-up: Krista Perry, Kate Neubert-Lechner


Best Not-for-profit

Champion: The ANNA Sanctuary

Runners-up: Erie Zoo, Shriners Healthcare Facility Erie


Greatest University

Champion: Penn State Behrend

Runners-up: Gannon University, Mercyhurst University


Greatest Health And Wellness Subscription

Champion: Earth Health And Wellness

Runners-up: YMCA, Iron Oxygen


Best Bowling Lane

Champion: Greengarden Lanes

Runners-up: Eastway Lanes, Rolling Field Lanes


Best Labor Force to Favor

Champion: Erie Otters

Runners-up: Erie Seawolves, Erie Curling Iron Derby


Best Legal Representative

Champion: Kim Oaks – MacDonald, Illig, Jones & Britton

Runners-up: Jim Toohey – MacDonald, Illig, Jones & Britton; Chad Vilushis – McCormick & Vilushis


Best Dental Expert

Champion: Dr. David Demarco

Runners-up: Sensational Smiles, Dr. Carla Orlando


Best Golf Links

Champion: Murmuring Woods Golf Subscription

Runners-up: Pile Grove Golf Links, Peek’n Height Hotel


Best Real Home Representative

Champion: Sarah O’Neill – Agresti Actual Home

Runners-up: Cherie Diocesan – Keller Williams, Max Rankin – RE/MAX

The victors for Greatest Indigenous Business Owner, Nicole and also Jason Lavery, owners of Lavery Developing Company are included on this month’s Treasure City Syle post. Discover to research additional regarding their tale.


Best Indigenous Business owner(s)

Champions: Jason and also Nicole Lavery – Lavery Developing Company

Runners-up: RJ Carrier – Iron Realm, Kyle Bohrer – Gordon’s Meat Market


Best Podcast

Champion: Female Evening time In

Runners-up: Our Erie, Idiotville: Erie, ‘s Favourite Podcast


Best Climbing Up Routes

Champion: Wintergreen Canyon

Runners-up: Asbury Woods, Presque Island State Park


Greatest Park

Champion: Presque Island State Park

Runners-up: Frontier Park, Asbury Woods


Best Out of doors Trip Workout

Champion: Presque Island State Park

Runners-up: Erie Zoo, Peek’n Height Hill Journeys


Best Wedding Place

Champion: Peek’n Height

Runners-up: Port Farms, Nick’s Location


Best Vet Apply

Champion: The A.N.N.A. Sanctuary

Runners-up: Glenwood Animal Healthcare Facility, Erie Pet Healthcare Facility


Best Sports Rivals

Champion: Barber Monster on the Bay

Runners-up: Conserve an Eye Sporting Activity, Erie Marathon at Presque Island


Best Heritage Contest

Champion: Zabawa Gloss Heritage Contest

Runners-up: Panegyri Greek Contest, Saint Paul’s Italian Contest


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