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Best of Richmond 2014 Readers' Poll

Robin Eder-Warren and Jacqueline Ko are checking out the Best of Richmond. - Richard Lam
Robin Eder-Warren and Jacqueline Ko are checking out the Best of Richmond.
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We asked you what your favourite things were in Richmond and here are your answers in our annual Best of Richmond Readers’ Poll.  Look for the coveted Best of Richmond sticker in the windows of winners:

People & Places

Best Citizen

1. Jim van der Tas

2. Harold Steves

3. Dr. Doug Nielsen

Best Community Event

1. Steveston Salmon Festival

2. Christmas in Steveston

3. Richmond Night Market

Best Community Group

1. Volunteer Richmond Information Services

2. Steveston Community Association

3. Steveston Merchants Association

Best Local Politician

1. Linda Reid

2. Harold Steves

3. Malcolm Brodie

Best Person You Would Like to See in Office

1. Michael Wolfe

2. Rick Hansen

3. Cynthia Chen

Best Memory of Old Richmond

1. Bayview before Onni development

2. (tie) A&W Drive-In & Stardust roller rink.

3. Steveston

Best Neighbourhood

1. Steveston

2. Terra Nova and Westwind (tie)

3. Seafair

Best Newspaper Carrier

1. Josh & Sean Booth

2. (tie) Steven Wade and Todashi

3. Teaghan Collins

Best Person Most Likely to be Mayor in the Future

1. Michael Wolfe

2. Matt Pitcairn

3. Natasha Jung

Best Place to Volunteer

1. Volunteer Richmond

2. Richmond Hospital

3. B.C. SPCA

Best Playground

1. Steveston Park

2. Garden City Park

3. South Arm Park

Best Reason to Live in Richmond

1. Steveston

2. The dyke

3. (tie) Parks and people

Best Local Twitter Feed

1. Volunteer Richmond Information Services

2. B.C. SPCA

3. Richmond Centre

Best Unusual Place to Hold a Wedding Reception

1. UBC Boathouse

2. London Heritage Farm

3. River Rock Casino Resort

Food & Drink

Best All You Can Eat Restaurant

1. Richmond Sushi, 1488-8388 Capstan Way

2. Ninkazu Japanese Restaurant, 4231 Hazelbridge Way

3. Kisha Poppo, 1060-11660 Steveston Hwy.

Best Banh Mi

1. Green Lemongrass, 8180 Westminster Hwy.

2. Pho Ten, 130-11080 No. 5 Rd.

3. Pho An Nam, 6820 No. 3 Rd.

Best Bakery

1. Diplomat Bakery, 6111 London Rd.

2. The Sweet Spot, 12000 No. 1 Rd.

3. Steveston Bakery, 12231 No. 1 Rd.

Best Beer Selection

1. O’Hares Gastropub, 5031 Steveston Hwy.

2. Pumphouse Pub, 6031 Blundell Rd.

3.  Hog Shack Cook House, 3900 Bayview St.

Best Breakfast or Brunch

1. Cora, 170-11380 Steveston Hwy.

2. IHOP, 6780 No 3 Rd., 10551 St. Edwards Dr.

3. Cimona Cafe, 3791 Bayview St.,

Best Buffet

1. The Buffet, River Rock Casino Resort, 8811 River Rd.

2. Veggie Bunch Vegetarian Restaurant, 6611 Buswell St.

3. Himalaya Restaurant, 4011 No. 5 Rd.

Best Burger

1. White Spot, 5880 & 6551 No. 3 Rd.

2. Burger King, various locations

3. A&W, various locations.

Best Butcher Shop

1. Seafair Gourmet Meats, 8671 No. 1 Rd.

2. Heringers Olde Fashioned Quality Meats, 12231 No. 1 Rd.

3. Amron’s Gourmet Meats, 170-8180 No. 2 Rd.

Best Chef

1. Danillo Ibarra, Blue Canoe, 140-3866 Bayview St.

2. Daniela Iaci, Pumphouse Pub, 6031 Blundell Rd.

3. John Lim Hing, Hog Shack, 160-3900 Bayview St.

Best Chinese Food

1. Danny’s Wun Tun Restaurant, 11666 Steveston Hwy.

2. Sun Sui Wah, 102-4940 No. 3 Rd.

3. Kirin, 7900 Westminster Hwy.

Best Chocoholic Experience

1. Sinfully the Best, 13-3993 Chatham St.

2. Le Chocolaterie, 160-7971 Alderbridge Way

3. Chocolaterie Bernard Callebaut, 8120 No. 2 Rd.

Best Cocktail Lounge

1. (tie) Blue Canoe, 140-3866 Bayview St.

1. (tie) Chop, 10251 St. Edwards Dr.

2. Cactus Club, 5500 No. 3 Rd.

3. Browns Socialhouse, 11660 Steveston Hwy.

Best Coffee Shop (Chain)

1. Starbucks, numerous locations

2. Waves, 120-12231 First Ave. & 5951 No 3 Rd.

3. Tim Hortons, various locations.

Best Coffee (Independent)

1. Bean and Beyond, 120-12420 No. 1 Rd.

2. Café Savoureux, 1326-8368 Capstan Way

3. Rocanini, 115-3900 Moncton St.

Best Comfort Food

1.  Hog Shack Cook House, 3900 Bayview St.

2. Pumphouse Pub, 6031 Blundell Rd.

3, Friendly Banners Restaurant, 10151 No. 3 Rd.

Best Curry

1. Tandoori Kona, 170-11700 Cambie Rd.

2. Curry Express, Lansdowne Centre, 1045-5300 No. 3 Rd.

3. Mui Garden Restaurant, 5960 Minoru Blvd.

Best Deli

1. D - Original Sausage Haus, 130-12000 First Ave.

2. Heringers Olde Fashioned Quality Meats, 12231 No. 1 Rd.

3. Save on Foods, 11666 Steveston Hwy., 3673 Westminster Hwy.

Best Dessert

1. Sweet Spot Bakery, 110 - 12000 First Ave.

2.  Diplomat Bakery, 6111 London Rd.

3. Gudrun Tasting Room, 3500 Moncton St.

Best Dim Sum

1. Sun Sui Wah, 102-4940 No. 3 Rd.

2. Kirin Seafood Restauraunt, 7900 Westminster Hwy.

3. The Jade Seafood Restaurant, 8511 Alexandra Rd.

Best Fine Dining

1. Tapenade Bistro, 3711 Bayview St.

2. Blue Canoe, 140-3866 Bayview St.

3. Chop, 10251 St. Edwards Dr.

Best Fish & Chips

1. Pajo’s Fish & Chips, 3500 Bayview St. and Garry Point Park

2. Dave’s Fish and Chips, 3460 Moncton St.

3, Friendly Banners Restaurant, 10151 No. 3 Rd.

Best Food Court

1. Richmond Centre, 6551 No. 3 Rd.

2. Aberdeen Centre, 4151 Hazelbridge Way

3. Lansdowne Centre, 5300 No. 3 Rd.

Best French Fries

1. McDonald’s, various locations

2. Pajo’s Fish & Chips, 3500 Bayview St. and Garry Point Park

3. New York Fries, Richmond Centre

Best Greek

1. Kisamos Greek Taverna, 3420 Moncton St.

2. Mad Greek Restaurant, 7260 Westminster Hwy.

3. Felicos Restaurant, 8140 Leslie Rd.

Best Italian

1. Paesano’s Restaurant, 250-12240 Second Ave.

2. Italian Tomato, 8380 Bridgeport Rd.

3. Tramonto, 8811 River Rd.

Best Japanese

1. Mega Sushi, 100-3131 Chatham St.

2. Ichiro Japanese Restaurant, #110-12011 Second Ave.

3. Sushi Han, 6020 Blundell Rd.

Best Kid Friendly Restaurant

1. White Spot, 5880 & 6551 No. 3 Rd.

2. Cora, 170-11380 Steveston Hwy.

3. Boston Pizza, 8100 Ackroyd Rd., 2000-11662 Steveston Hwy.

Best Korean Restaurant

1. Hanok Korean Restaurant, 8400 Alexandra Rd.

2. Haroo Korean Homestyle Cuisine, 8580 Alexandra Rd.

3. Kyung Bok Palace, #720 - 5300 No. 3 Rd.

Best Late Night Munchies

1. #9 Restaurant, 812-5300 No. 3 Rd.

2. Pumphouse Pub, 6031 Blundell Rd.

3. Gudrun Tasting Room, 3500 Moncton St.

Best Patio

1. Blue Canoe Waterfront Restaurant, 140 - 3866 Bayview St.

2. Flying Beaver, 4760 Inglis Dr.

3. Pier 73,  3500 Cessna Dr.

Best Pho

1. Pho Lan, 6950 No. 3 Rd.

2. Steveston Village Vietnamese Restaurant, 120-12480 No. 1 Rd.

3. Green Lemongrass, 8180 Westminster Hwy.

Best Pizza

1. Steveston Pizza Co., 3400 Moncton St.

2. Round Table Pizza, 8780 Blundell Rd., 8120 No. 2 Rd.

3. Pizza Hut, 3675 Westminster Hwy., 8340 Westminster Hwy., 140-8980 No 3 Rd.

Best Place to go for Afternoon Tea

1. Adorabelle Tea Room, 12051 Third Ave.,

2. London Heritage Farm, 6511 Dyke Rd.

3. Fairmont Vancouver Airport, 3111 Grant McConachie Way

Best Place to go on a First Date

1. Cora, 170-11380 Steveston Hwy.

2. Blue Canoe Waterfront Restaurant, 140 - 3866 Bayview St.

3. Gudrun Tasting Room, 3500 Moncton St.

Best Place to Watch the Game

1. Blue Canoe Waterfront Restaurant, 140 - 3866 Bayview St.

2. Pumphouse Pub, 6031 Blundell Rd.

3. Boston Pizza, various locations

Best Pub Food

1. O’Hares Gastropub, 5031 Steveston Hwy.

2. Flying Beaver, 4760 Inglis Dr.

3. The Buck & Ear, 12111 3rd Ave.

Best Restaurant to Celebrate an Anniversary

1. Tapenade Bistro, 3711 Bayview St.

2. Blue Canoe Waterfront Restaurant, 140 - 3866 Bayview St.

3. The Keg Steakhouse & Bar, 11151 No. 5 Rd

Best Restaurant with a View

1. Blue Canoe Waterfront Restaurant, 140 - 3866 Bayview St.

2. Flying Beaver, 4760 Inglis Dr.

3. Mandalay Lounge and Steakhouse, 3900 Bayview St.

Best Seafood Restaurant

1. Steveston Seafood House, 3951 Moncton St.

2. Blue Canoe Waterfront Restaurant, 140 - 3866 Bayview St.

2. Kirin Seafood Restauraunt, 7900 Westminster Hwy.

Best Southeast Asian

1. Steveston Village Vietnamese Restaurant, 120-12480 No. 1 Rd.

2. Kumare Restaurant and Bakery, 8130 Park Rd.

3. Kari House, 3900 Bayview St.

Best Sushi

1. Mega Sushi, 100-3131 Chatham St.

2. Ichiro Japanese Restaurant, #110-12011 Second Ave.

3. Sushi Han, 6020 Blundell Rd.

Best Thai/Malaysian

1. Kari House, 3900 Bayview St.

2. Thai House, 4940 No. 3 Rd.

3. Tropika, 1830-4400 Hazelbridge Way

Best Wine Selection

1. Gudrun Tasting Room, 3500 Moncton St.

2. Sip Wines, 1030-11660 Steveston Hwy.

3. Tapenade Bistro, 3711 Bayview St.

Shopping & Services

Best Appliance Store

1. Trail Appliances, 5400 Minoru Blvd.

2. Budget Appliances, 3831 Moncton St.

3. Future Shop, Lansdowne Centre and 149 - 2780 Sweden Way.

Best Auto Service Shop

1. Fastrack Autobody, 105-11820 River Rd.

2. Modern Auto Tech, 105-13931 Sparwood Pl.

3. Auto Wizard, 12340 Trites Rd., and  Express Lube & Tune Centre, 2840 No. 3 Rd.

Best Children’s Clothes

1. Steveston Village Maternity, 110–3911 Moncton St.

2. The Gap, Richmond Centre.

3. The Children’s Place, Richmond Centre

Best Chiropractor

1. Colin McKay, Precision Health, 430-6091 Gilbert Rd.

2. Sean Graham, Satori. 12004 No. 1 Rd.

3. Brett Peters, 140 - 12000 First Ave.

Best Condo Development

1. River Green

2. The Village at Imperial Landing

3. Copper Sky

Best Consignment/Thrift Store

1. Richmond Hospital Auxiliary Thrift Shop, 3731 Chatham St.

2. SOS Children’s Village Thrift Store, 3800 Moncton St.

3. Value Village, 8240 Granville Ave.

Best Customer Service

1. International News Stand at River Rock, 8811 River Rd.

2. Body Glo Tan, 8120 No. 2 Rd.

3. Dr. Kyra Sturrock, Brio Integrative Health Centre, #223 - 11020 No. 5 Rd.,

Best Daycare

1. Core Education & Fine Arts Jr. Kindergarten,  160-10811 No. 4 Rd.,

2. Creative Art Montessori School,     12551 Jensen Dr.

3. Renaissance Kids, 1–12491 No. 2 Rd.

Best Dentist

1. Dr. Doug Nielsen and Dr. Michele Nielsen, Steveston Smiles, 3951 Steveston Hwy.

2. Dr. Ryan Kaltio, 500-6091 Gilbert Rd.

3. Dr. Greg Nelson, 280-7580 River Rd.

Best Dollar Store

1. Dollarama, 9751 Bridgeport Rd.

2. Loonie Town, 140-8180 No. 2 Rd,

3. Dollar Max, 6680 No. 3 Rd.

Best Dry Cleaners

1. Easy Care Dry Cleaners 192-8120 No. 2 Rd.

2. Busy Bee, 105-6100 Buswell, 10111 No. 3 Rd.

3. Townline Dry Cleaners, 6540 No. 3 Rd.

Best Ethnic Grocery Store

1. T&T Supermarket, 8181 Cambie Rd.

2. Osaka Supermarket, Yaohan Centre.

3. Super Grocer, 12051 No. 1 Rd.

Best Facial

1. Lacquer Beauty Bar, 3900 Moncton St.

2. Tao Day Spa, 115-3900 Bayview St.

3. Raintree Wellness Spa, 125-13020 No. 2 Rd.

Best Fashion

1. Violet Hill Clothing, 108-12211 No. 1 Rd.

2. Jet Lag Travel Boutique, 110 12031 Second Ave.

3. Forever 21, 1105-6551 No. 3 Rd.

Best Financial Institution

1. TD Canada Trust

2. Scotiabank

3. Coast Capital Savings

Best Flower Shop

1. Super Grocer, 12051 No. 1 Rd.

2. Prickly Pear, 12311 No. 1 Rd.

3. Blundell Blossoms, 172-8180 No. 2 Rd.

Best Gardening Store

1. Prickly Pear, 12311 No. 1 Rd.

2. Art Knapp Plantland, 7780 Alderbridge Way, 11020 No. 4 Rd.

3. Home Depot, 2700 Sweden Way.

Best Gift Shop

1. Urban Value, 150-11380 Steveston Hwy.

2. Pieces Giftware, 100-3580 Moncton St.

3. A Monkey Tree, 3900 Moncton St.

Best Green Business

1. Tao Day Spa, 115 Bayview St.

2. Urban Edibles, 7200 Steveston Hwy.

3. Richmond Centre, 6551 No. 3 Rd.

Best Grocery Store

1, Save on Foods, 11666 Steveston Hwy., 3673 Westminster Hwy.

2. Real Canadian Superstore, 4651 No. 3 Rd.

3. Safeway, 8671 No. 1 Rd., 10151 No. 3 Rd., 6140 Blundell Rd.

Best Hair Salon

1. Lacquer Beauty Bar, 3900 Moncton St.

2. Zary Hair Design, 5-6360 No. 3 Rd.

3. Ask Hair Studios, 150-3900 Bayview St.

Best Home Decor Store

1. HomeSense, 100-5300 No. 3 Rd.

2. The Spotted Frog Furniture Co., 110-12480 No. 1 Rd.

3. (tie) Pieces Giftware, 100-3580 Moncton St. and Urban Value, 150-11380 Steveston Hwy.

Best Home Improvement Store

1. Home Depot,  2700 Sweden Way

2. RONA, 7111 Elmbridge Way

3. Rod’s Building Supply, 3471 Moncton St.

Best Hotel

1. River Rock Casino Resort, 8811 River Rd.

2. Fairmont Vancouver Airport Hotel, 3111 Grant McConachie Way.

3. Sheraton Vancouver Airport Hotel, 7551 Westminster Hwy.

Best Investment Advisor

1. Richard Nash

2. Various tied for second place

Best Jeweller

1. Seafair Jewellers, 178-8120 No. 2 Rd.

2. Juvelisto Design, 120-3500 Moncton St.

3. Prestige Jewellers, 205-6700 No. 3 Rd.

Best Lawyer

1. Patricia Fleming, Fleming and Associates

2. Jason Tarnow, Tarnow Criminal Law

3. Jeff Froh, Campbell Froh May and Rice LLP

Best Lingerie Store

1. Bare Basics, 3871 Moncton St.

2. La Senza, 1762-6060 Minoru Blvd.

3. La Vie En Rose, 2202-6060 Minoru Blvd.

Best Liquor, Beer and Wine Store

1. O’Hares Liquor Store, 5031 Steveston Hwy.

2. Legends Terra Nova, 3671 Westminster Hwy.

3. Sip Wines, 1030-11660 Steveston Hwy.

Best Local Entrepreneur

1. Russel Favel, Russell Sean Fitness, 9-12491 No. 2 Rd.

2. Stephanie Sy, Pur Movement, 123 – 11180 Coppersmith Pl.

3. Julia Zu & Nancy Lin, Sunberry Fitness, 4400 Hazelbridge Way

Best Local Farm

1. Richmond Country Farms, 12900 Steveston Hwy.

2. Urban Edibles, 7200 Steveston Hwy.

3. CanWest Farms, 13051 Blundell Rd.

Best Manicure/Pedicure

1. Lacquer Beauty Bar, 3900 Moncton St.

2. Tao Day Spa, 115-3900 Bayview St.

3. Raintree Wellness Spa, 125-13020 No. 2 Rd.

Best Mechanic

1. Juan Recaverren, Juan’s Auto Service, 8580 River Rd.

2. Seppo’s Automotive, 3611 Moncton St,

3. Jackson Ma, Minit Tune, 4280 No. 3 Rd.

Best Mortgage Broker

1. Tyler Wilson, Invis, www.tylerwilson.ca

2. Chris Pughe, Verico Complete Mortgage Services, www.chrispughe.com

3. Ivan Sobko, Origin National Mortgage Web, www.sobko.ca

Best Movers

1. Accent Moving, 4751 Shell Rd.

2. Salmon Transfer, 100 – 9500 Van Horne Way

3. Ferguson Moving & Storage, 2251 No. 5 Rd.

Best Naturopath

1. Dr. Neetu Dhiman, Brio Integrative Health Centre, #223 - 11020 No. 5 Rd.

3. Dr. Raj Jheeta, Richmond Naturopathic Medical Clinic, 230-8211 Ackroyd Rd.

3. Dr. Jeffrey Lee, Brio Integrative Health Centre, #223 - 11020 No. 5 Rd.

Best New Business (2 years or less)

1. Pur Movement, 123 – 11180 Coppersmith Pl.,

2. Sunberry Fitness, 4400 Hazelbridge Way

3. True Conditioning, 102-12071 First Ave.

Best Notary

1. Nancy Schick Skinner, 650-5900 No. 3 Rd.

2. Malek Allibhai, 210-6411 Buswell St.

3. Gail Maida, 155-8040 Garden City Rd.

Best Pet Services

1. Shelley Smith Dog Training Services, www.dogtrainershelley.ca

2. Doggy-Six Grooming & Pet Supplies, 6-12491 No. 2 Rd.

3. Christine’s Grooming Studio, 2633 Viking Way

Best Pet Supply Store

1. Tisol, 5431 No. 3 Rd.

2. Bosley’s, 160-11700 Steveston Hwy., 130-3675 Westminster Hwy.

3. Pet Smart, 9751 Bridgeport Rd.

Best Pharmacy (chain)

1. Shoppers Drug Mart, various locations

2. Pharmasave, various locations,

3. London Drugs, 5971 No. 3 Rd. 3200-11666 Steveston Hwy.

Best Pharmacy (independent)

1. Medicine Shoppe,  3993 Chatham St.

2. Bioscript Pharmacy, 4050-8171 Ackroyd Rd.

3. McCue Drugs, 100-8120 Cook Rd.

Best Place to Buy a Car

1. Richmond Auto Mall, 13460 Smallwood Pl.

2. Kia Richmond, 5660 Minoru Blvd.

3. Richmond Honda, 13600 Smallwood Pl.

Best Place to Hold a Birthday Party

1. Sunberry Fitness

2. With Our Own Two Hands, 3871 Moncton St.

3. River Rock Casino Resort, 8811 River Rd.

Best Plumber

1. Ashton Service Group

2. Wheatley & Son

3. RJ's Plumbing

Best Preschool

1. With Our Own Two Hands, 3871 Moncton St.

2. Terra Nova Montessori 3760 Moresby Dr. (inside Quilchena Elementary School)

3. Core Education & Fine Arts Jr. Kindergarten,  160-10811 No. 4 Rd.

Best Produce

1. Kins Farm Market, various locations

2. Richmond Country Farms, 12900 Steveston Hwy.

3. Langley Farm Market, Lansdowne Centre

Best Real Estate Agency

1. Remax WestCoast, 110-6086 Russ Baker Way

2. Sutton Group - Seafair Realty, 550 – 9100 Blundell Rd.

3. Macdonald Realty, 5188 Westminster Hwy.

Best Realtor

1. Henry So, Remax WestCoast, 410 - 650 W 41st Ave., Vancouver

2. Jess Baxter, Remax WestCoast, 12235 No. 1 Rd.

3. Shafik Ladha, Remax WestCoast, 110-6086 Russ Baker Way

Best Shoe Store

1. Aldo, Richmond Centre

2. Stepin’ Out, 3991 Moncton St.

3. Ronson’s, various locations

Best Specialty Furniture Store

1. The Spotted Frog Furniture Co., 110-12480 No.1 Rd.

2. The Brick, 150-3100 St. Edwards Dr.

3. IKEA, 3320 Jacombs Rd.

Best Sporting Goods Store

1. Sport Chek, Richmond Centre

2. Highmore Uniforms, 2900 Smith St.

3. (tie) Canadian Tire, 3500 No. 3 Rd., 11388 Steveston Hwy., Dunrite Sports Co. 1126-8328 Capstan Way.

Best Tanning Salon

1. Body Glo Tan, 8120 No. 2 Rd.

2. Escape Tanning, 460- 9100 Blundell Rd.

3. Radiant Tanning Salon, 110 – 3591 Chatham St.

Best Tattoo Parlour

1. Steveston Tattoo Company, 110-12020 First Ave.

2. Dermagraphic Osmosis, 6631 Buswell St.

3. Floating World, 1468-8388 Capstan Way

Best Toy Shop

1. Splash, 140 - 3580 Moncton St.,

2. Toys “R” Us 5300 No. 3 Rd

3. Urban Value, 150-11380 Steveston Hwy.

Best Travel Agency

1. Flight Centre, various locations,

2. Marlin Travel, 6551 No. 3 Rd.

3. Expedia CruiseShipCenters, 8291 Ackroyd Rd.

Best Veterinarian

1. Dr Jatinder Rana, Lansdowne Animal Hospital, 190-8351 Alexandra Rd.

2. Dr. Michael Schaufele, 9220 No. 3 Rd.

3. Dr. Joseph Martinez, Little Paws Animal Clinic, 130-12011 Second Ave.

Arts & Entertainment

Best Community Arts Group

1. La Chaleur Dance Co.

2. Little Sun Childrens’ Art Studio

3. Gateway Theatre

Best Concert

1. Daniel Tosh at River Rock

2. Natalie Cole at River Rock

3. Richmond Orchestra and Chorus

Best Dance Instructor

1. Stephanie Sy, Pur Movement

2. Marilu Retani ,Sunberry Fitness

3. (tie) Rishell O’Brien, Defy Gravity, and Gabriela Moutal, Gabriela’s Movement

Best Karaoke

1. Millennium Karaoke, 201-4451 No. 3 Rd.

2.  Mix-2 Karaoke, 130-8400 Alexandra Rd

3. Party World KTV Family Karaoke, 8711 Alexandra Rd.

Best Music Teacher (School)

1. Long & McQuade Academy

2. Chuen Ying Arts Centre

3. Showcase Academy

Best Music Teacher

1. Susan Garrett

2. Anna Vavilova

2. Len Kay

Best Once Upon a Time Character

1. Rumpelstiltskin/Mr. Gold

2. (tie) Snow White and Cindarella

3. (tie) Captain Hook and Princess Abigail

Sports & Recreation

Best Public Art

1. Water #10

2. Minoru (horse statue)

3. Richmond street banners

Best Golf Course

1. Mayfair Lakes, 5460 No. 7 Rd.

2. Quilchena Golf & Country Club, 3551 Granville Ave.

3. Country Meadows Golf Course, 8482 No. 6 Rd.

Best Gym

1. Russell Sean Fitness, 9-12491 No. 2 Rd.

2. Pur Movement, 123 – 11180 Coppersmith Pl.

3. Sunberry Fitness, 4400 Hazelbridge Way

Best High Performance Training

1. U RISE Personal Training, 140A-6351 Westminster.

2. Russell Sean Fitness, 9-12491 No. 2 Rd.

3. Pur Movement, 123 – 11180 Coppersmith Pl.

Best Local Sports Team

1. Panther Cheer Athletics

2. Richmond Sockeyes

3. Richmond Rapids

Best Martial Arts Studio

1. Apex Martial Arts, 12351 Bridgeport Rd.

2.  Kees Tae Kwon Do, 111 - 5560 Minoru Blvd.

3. Pacific Wave Jiu-Jitsu, 140-12811 Clarke Pl.

Best Personal Trainer

1. Gary Dhillon, U RISE Personal Training, 140A-6351 Westminster Hwy.

2. Russel Favel, Russel Sean Fitness, 9-12491 No. 2 Rd.

3. 2. Stephanie Sy, Pur Movement

Best Sports Facility

1. Pur Movement, 123 – 11180 Coppersmith Pl.

2. Richmond Olympic Oval, 6111 River Rd.

3. Sunberry Fitness, 4400 Hazelbridge Way

Best Sporting Goods Store

1. Sport Chek, Richmond Centre, www.sportchek.ca

2. Ice Level Sports, 806-11688 Steveston Hwy.

3. Canadian Tire, 3500 No. 3 Rd., 11388 Steveston Hwy.

Best Yoga Studio

1. Perfect Hearts Yoga, 12151 First Ave.

2. YYoga. 102-7731 Alderbridge Way

3. Bikram Yoga Richmond, 105-5300 No. 3 Rd.

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