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wrerdman January 21, 2014 at 08:56 am
What were the results?
Kathy Jenner January 21, 2014 at 09:25 am
You should give Cantina a little write-up. Location, hours, menu...
Darci Ježík January 21, 2014 at 12:17 pm
If you do a write up, can you please include their newly launched, Lemont location website:Read More www.FrontStreetCantinaLemont.com
Lauren Traut (Editor) January 8, 2014 at 04:48 pm
Hi, Jim. Our Facebook fans nominated these establishments. I'm happy to add yourRead More suggestions—the poll can be edited. :)
nor-richcampbell January 10, 2014 at 05:17 pm
Main Inn is the best. Great owners and lovely courteous bartenders. Always a good time. They alsoRead More shoot a little pool there.
Gary Krueger January 12, 2014 at 05:12 pm
main inn
Roger Krieg December 20, 2013 at 09:44 am
Burgers!!! Can't vote without including Mama D's!
John Quinn December 23, 2013 at 09:36 am
You got to try a cheeseburger at Sweetwater Deli. They are tremendous. I think most people don'tRead More know they made burgers.
Charles "Chuck" R. Bacon December 23, 2013 at 09:30 pm
Oh without a doubt it has to be Nick's!
JANICE S. August 17, 2012 at 03:15 pm
I dont see anything for Best Chiropractor in Lemont!! By far..he has been in business for 28Read More years...is compassionate, devotes his and ONLY his time to one patient at a time...DR GARY MICHALOWSKI!! He is definately the best!!
BWood July 8, 2012 at 02:33 pm
Virgina Reed Park
Jenell Genardo Sleigher August 9, 2012 at 01:31 pm
Virginia Reed Park....grew up playing there and now my kids do!!!
Alex August 10, 2012 at 06:29 am
Virginia Reed park all the way or convington north park
Renee Miller Pravdik June 28, 2012 at 11:21 pm
Cog Hill. The teachers are the greatest!
Lisa Bitsky August 13, 2012 at 10:38 am
Cog Hill had the "First Tee Program" this summer. What a great way to get my GrandsonRead More started in golf. Can't wait until next year. Great Job!
Alice Jaje August 10, 2012 at 03:51 pm
The Keepataw Festival is the longest running event and the biggest draw to theRead More community..........the BEST by far in my opinion!
Pat Damato August 13, 2012 at 10:14 pm
I vote for Bottles Beer Fest!!!!!!
Ramair August 17, 2012 at 01:38 pm
Beer fest was great.
Sean Burns August 17, 2012 at 02:25 pm
I agree with Angie. There are only two car washes in lemont not including the speedways. Best men'sRead More haircut really? Best wings? Just limit them to favorite place to grab a beer...Favorite fast food... Etc This isn't Chicago you're going too deep into these categories
Amanda Luevano (Editor) August 17, 2012 at 02:30 pm
Sean, thanks for the comment. Each Patch was required to select 25 categories, so you can imagineRead More how difficult that can become when you cover a smaller town. I did my best to pick relevant categories, some of have worked out better than others. It is what it is. I appreciate the response we've had thus far. Winners will be announced next week.
Rick Brueckmann August 17, 2012 at 04:26 pm
Amanda, it seems some readers are a bit picky. Your questions are fine. Of course, not allRead More categories fit all towns. However, for wings, I found that Illinois Bar and Grill has the biggest and best tasting. Never had them at the Lemont House. Thanks for your work here. Rick
Marie Markowski June 20, 2012 at 02:54 pm
United Cleaners in the "Plaza" on State Street. Courteous, good work, etc. We switchedRead More to them after having major issues with another place on State St. Wish we had done it sooner!!
Sue Hinks June 20, 2012 at 04:55 pm
The best cleaners anywhere is United cleaners in the plaza on State St. Great job, super nice peopleRead More it's the best!!!! Sue Hinks
Lynne July 8, 2012 at 12:27 pm
Lemont Cleaners is our choice. Everything we have brought to them has come back clean, fresh andRead More very reasonably priced. We also have been very impressed with their great job on alterations.
Anthony k August 9, 2012 at 05:12 am
Ginger is so loving and good with the animals along with her staff -I Just Love taking my 2 dogsRead More there :O)
Anthony k August 9, 2012 at 05:16 am
Sharon Bushman is Excellent also for smaller Breeds
brian bury August 13, 2012 at 02:49 pm
Pawz and klawz
Cindy Lyon July 26, 2012 at 12:24 pm
Yes. And how he's able to understand what you're trying to say when your mouth is loaded withRead More utensils. Lol!
DeWalt Sanders July 26, 2012 at 03:03 pm
Dr. Butkeiwicz! Can't complain when he stops the pain! High I.Q.! Sherrie is great also!
Eric Gorski July 26, 2012 at 10:29 pm
State street dental, Dr. Witt is the best around! He makes it almost painless. Go see him next, youRead More wont regret it!
Lori Gardner June 18, 2012 at 05:55 pm
Allegro Music & Dance Academy has the best performing arts summer camps! Choose from musicalRead More theater, pop star, rock school, film school and more!
BWood July 8, 2012 at 02:35 pm
Champions
Cathy Briggs August 11, 2012 at 11:06 am
Lemont Girl Scout Day Camp
Laura Whittingham June 27, 2012 at 12:20 am
Project Infinite Green exposes local 7 th & 8th graders to the science, technology and mathRead More fields that our country so desperately needs our kids to pursue. They are mentored by experts in energy and science fields, tour research facilities and energy plants and are taught to think critically about the many possible alternatives to our fossil fuel dependency. I feel that while it is a commitment, the quality of the experience-from the mentors to the site visits to the dedication of the program director made this an A++ after-school activity.
Jerry Smollen July 8, 2012 at 08:46 pm
Old Quarry Band. There has been a group of hardworking people that have kept this after program upRead More and running for the children to continue learning music after the unfortunate cuts that had to be made at SD113A. This after school program helps to keep the band program at LHS running also. Without the grade school band the LHS band would eventually cease to exist.
Miriam August 3, 2012 at 05:05 pm
My son joined the Old Quarry Band last year and loved it! He had great instructors who were willingRead More to work with him through the hard times. He loved it so much that he practiced over the summer and is ready for Concert Band this year!
Melanie Moorhouse July 8, 2012 at 06:00 pm
I would like to nominate Dave Urbanski. He takes great pride in his work and always leaves yourRead More home better than when he started. Dave can tackle any project you have.
kenlyn July 9, 2012 at 03:22 pm
Dave Urbanski is by far the best. He is a very honest and dependable person. You can count onRead More him to always do an excellent job for you. I would recommend him to anyone.
Wendy Hillock July 10, 2012 at 08:42 pm
I would like to nominate Dave Urbanski. He has been doing work for us for 7 years and has doneRead More extensive remodeling in our house. He treats our home like it's his own. He's reliable, reasonable, and his work is excellent....plus he's a super nice guy!
Spencer D. Smith August 9, 2012 at 04:11 pm
Mark, You should honestly not bother getting any lawyers involved. First, because it will come toRead More nothing. It is very, very difficult to procure private information from AOL (Patch's parent company) even in the event of a criminal investigation. Second, Patch does not implement a two-step verification to give one the ability to post a comment. Effectively, what that means is that even if you were successful in getting the information they have associated with "Shane Botwin" (the name of a character who is a psychopath on the TV show Weeds), it would just be an IP and some header information. So your next step would be an attempt to track down first the internet provider used by Shane and then attempt to have them release the geographical details of the IP at that time (since it is very unlikely that Shane is posting from somewhere with a static IP). Next, you would have to cross your fingers that this wasn't done from anywhere with an open hotspot like Starbucks or McDonalds, since at that point, all your time and money would be wasted. That's a stone wall that can't be breached, technically or legally. Finally, anyone who has read these comments can tell that Mr. Botwin simply has a grudge against the bar for some reason. I suspect he/she was thrown out or fired. Everyone reading these comments understand that and none of us thinks your bar is unsanitary. Basically, don't feed the trolls. Ignore him and it will go away. Cheers! Spence
JD August 9, 2012 at 05:19 pm
T.O.M.'s all the way.
Ryan August 17, 2012 at 06:26 pm
Front Street, The Vault, Bottles... Great places that Lemont continues to ignore Toms Place isRead More launching an investigation? Please tell me that was a joke!
Lemont4Life August 22, 2012 at 05:02 pm
Looks like John Quinn won! :) He truly is the Lemont's greatest bartender!!!
Ron August 22, 2012 at 08:52 pm
Three cheers for John HIP HIP HOORAY, HIP HIP HOORAY, HIP HIP HOORAY, Looks like John and Mark KindRead More of ran away with it. Yea Tom's Place.
Ned Richards August 22, 2012 at 10:45 pm
Groovy.
Aaron Oldanie August 3, 2012 at 02:43 am
JIMBOS
Ken Huhn August 13, 2012 at 03:31 pm
Ugh, turnabout is terrible!! Jimbo's all the way
Spencer D. Smith August 14, 2012 at 09:53 pm
At's-A-Nice should be on this poll. The owners live in Lemont and deliver to Lemont (downtown areaRead More at least).
Lee Ristow August 3, 2012 at 04:27 am
I like Illinois Bar and Grill and it's not on your list.
Amanda Luevano (Editor) August 3, 2012 at 05:09 am
Lee, Illinois Bar and Grill did not receive any nominations, which we accepted for several weeks.
Ramair August 13, 2012 at 04:06 pm
Illinois Bar and Grill
tina jones August 13, 2012 at 10:40 pm
Deja Vu Rack is by far the best store I've ever been to. Such a great selection of clothing andRead More wonderful items from local artists. The beautiful decor of the store and great organization of all items. Plus the store owner is great, so kind and welcoming. I highly recommend this store. You'll without a doubt find something you have to have.
J LaVeen August 16, 2012 at 09:46 pm
Love Deja Vu Rack! Great designer items for super great prices...I totally recommend this store andRead More drive a long way to shop there.
Aware Palos Hills Citizen August 17, 2012 at 12:42 pm
Second Chance! We call it our other Macy's!
Charmaine Drafke July 27, 2012 at 04:30 pm
Siri at Belle de Jour FTW!
Christine Hogan July 28, 2012 at 03:40 am
Christine at Hair Cuttery
Cathleen August 13, 2012 at 07:50 pm
Linda @ jcp on #30....friendly, fantastic service. Mokena/Frankfort/New Lenox