2017 Best of Parenting Winners – NKY

A special thanks to all the businesses and services who help support this magazine and the parenting community – parents in the Northern Kentucky area appreciate your continue efforts! Thanks also to all of the readers who participated in our annual Best of Parenting Awards.

Winners are shown in RED.  Finalists are shown in BLACK and are listed below the winners.

Click on a region to see that region’s winners

Cincinnati | Northern Kentucky

 


BEST EATS


BEST FAMILY RESTAURANT

Chick-fil-A

Fort Mitchell Public House, Chuy’s

 

BEST KIDS EAT FREE

IHOP

Qdoba Mexican Eats, Golden Corral

 

BEST BURGER

Flipdaddy’s Brilliant Burgers & Craft Beer Bar

Red Robin Gourmet Burgers, Mad Mike’s Burgers & Fries

 

BEST PIZZA

Dewey’s Pizza

Salvadore’s Pizzeria, Riverfront Pizza & Sports Bar

 

BEST ICE CREAM/FROYO

Graeter’s Ice Cream

Menchie’s Frozen Yogurt, Sweet Frog Premium Frozen Yogurt


BEST PARTIES


BEST PARTY ENTERTAINMENT

Charlie Cadabra

Lazer Kraze Laser Tag, Sky Zone Trampoline Park (Anderson Towne Center)

 

BEST AWAY FROM HOME PARTY

Lazer Kraze Laser Tag

Independence Skateway, Silverlake “The Family Place”


BEST DESTINATIONS


BEST MUSEUM

The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis

Creation Museum, Behringer-Crawford Museum

 

BEST LOCAL PARK

Presidents Park

South Fork Park, General Ormsby Mitchell Park

 

BEST TOURIST ATTRACTION

Newport Aquarium

Crestview Hills Town Center, Sky Zone Trampoline Park (Anderson Towne Center)

 

BEST RAINY DAY OUTING

Lazer Kraze Laser Tag

Jump!Zone Party & Play Center, Kenton County Public Library (Erlanger Branch)

 

BEST PLACE FOR DATE NIGHT

Fort Mitchell Public House

Tousey House Tavern, Drake’s Florence

 

BEST DAY TRIP

Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory

CoGo Station: COSI, Silverlake “The Family Place”

 

BEST FAMILY VACATION

Gatlinburg, Tennessee

Destin FL

 

BEST SLEEP AWAY CAMP

YMCA Camp Ernst

 

BEST DAY CAMP

Cincinnati Museum Center

Classroom Antics, Silverlake “The Family Place”


BEST SHOPPING


BEST GROCERY

Kroger

Aldi, Remke’s

 

BEST SHOPPING CENTER/MALL

Crestview Hills Town Center

Kenwood Towne Centre

 

BEST TOY STORE

Learning Express

Toys R Us, T.J.Maxx

 

BEST BOOK STORE

Joseph-Beth Booksellers

Barnes & Noble

 

BEST CHILDREN’S CLOTHING STORE

Carter’s

Target, Gymboree

 

BEST CONSIGNMENT/RESALE

Hand Me Downs

Once Upon a Child

 

BEST FAMILY AUTO DEALER

Jeff Wyler Florence

Zimmer Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram


BEST PERSONAL SERVICES


BEST DAY SPA

The Woodhouse Day Spa

Color Room Salon, 501 Salon & Spa

 

BEST FAMILY HAIRCUTS

Kiddie Kastle

Jagged Edge Salon & Boutique

 

BEST FAMILY PHOTOGRAPHER

Samuel Greenhill Photography

Teah Longland Photography, Jenna Kemper Photography


BEST PARENTING RESOURCES


BEST PARENTING RESOURCE

NKY Family magazine

Kenton County Public Library


BEST ENRICHMENT


BEST CHILD CARE CENTER

All About Kids Childcare and Learning Centers

Silverlake “The Family Place,” The Children’s House of Hebron

 

BEST PRESCHOOL

Silverlake “The Family Place”

All About Kids Childcare and Learning Centers, St. Timothy Parish

 

BEST TUTORING/LEARNING SERVICE

The Learning Curve

Speech Language Therapy Services

 

BEST DANCE STUDIO

The Dance Center

Studio Dee

 

BEST GYMNASTICS

Silverlake “The Family Place”

Top Flight Gymnastics, MJM Studios

 

BEST MARTIAL ARTS

Nishime Martial Arts of Florence

 

BEST MUSIC INSTRUCTION

Little Songbird Music Studio

 

BEST VISUAL ARTS INSTRUCTION

Chroma Vino

Baker Hunt Art & Cultural Center

 

BEST THEATER INSTRUCTION

The Children’s Theatre of Cincinnati

Kids on Stage

 

BEST YOUTH SPORTS PROGRAM

YMCA of Greater Cincinnati

Silverlake “The Family Place”

 

BEST SWIM LESSONS

Silverlake “The Family Place”

Bear Paddle Swim School


BEST HEALTH AND FITNESS


BEST OB/GYN

Seven Hills Women’s Health Centers

 

BEST PEDIATRICIAN

Pediatric Associates NKY

Primary Pediatrics, Pediatric Care of Kentucky

 

BEST PEDIATRIC DENTIST

William Greenhill, Union Pediatric Dentistry

Dr. David M. Rider, DMD, Pediatric Dental Center

 

BEST ORTHODONTIST

Struckhoff Orthodontics

 

BEST EMERGENCY ROOM

Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center

The Christ Hospital

 

BEST HOSPITAL

Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center

St. Elizabeth Healthcare, The Christ Hospital

 

BEST PLACE TO HAVE A BABY

St. Elizabeth Healthcare

The Christ Hospital, Good Samaritan Hospital

 

BEST EYE CARE

Cincinnati Eye Institute

LensCrafters

 

BEST FITNESS CENTER

Silverlake “The Family Place”

YMCA of Greater Cincinnati, Feltner Personal Training

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