Best of Parenting 2019 Cincinnati and NKY!

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The winners and finalists for the 2019 Best of Parenting Awards came through YOUR votes! Thank you, readers, for participating! Many thanks to all the businesses and services who support parents and Cincinnati Family!

Cincinnati BOP

BEST EATS

Best Family Restaurant
Chick-fil-A
Gabby’s Cafe
The Works

Best Kids Eat Free
Skyline Chili
Frisch’s Big Boy
The Clubhouse Sports Grille

Best Burger
Five Guys Burger & Fries
Sammy’s Craft Burgers & Beers
Zip’s Cafe

Best Pizza
Dewey’s Pizza
LaRosa’s Pizzeria
Two Cities Pizza Co.

Best Ice Cream
Graeter’s Ice Cream
The Cone
Whipty-Do

Best Local Bakery
The BonBonerie
Holtman’s Donut Shop
Servatii Pastry Shop

BEST PARTIES

Best Party Entertainer
Magical Dan
Family Traditions Animals Adventure
Party Princess Productions

Best Away from Home
Main Event
Party The Little Gym
Mad Potter Maderia

BEST OF OUR CITY

Best Museum
Cincinnati Museum Center
Cincinnati Art Museum
Taft Museum of Art

Best Rainy Day Outing
Cincinnati Museum Center’s Duke Energy Children’s Museum
Newport Aquarium
Taft Museum of Art

Best Day Trip
The Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden
The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis
COSI

Best Family Vacation
Walt Disney World
Gatlinburg TN
Hilton Head SC

Best Sleep Away Camp
YMCA Camp Ernst
Falcon Camp
Girl Scouts of Western Ohio

Best Local Day Camp
YMCA of Greater Cincinnati
Cincinnati Parks
Kids First Sports Center

Best Date Night
Aronoff Center for the Arts
Liberty Center
Sotto

Best Local Park
Summit Park
Sharon Woods
Smale Riverfront Park

Best Tourist Attraction
The Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden
Kings Island
Taft Museum of Art

BEST SHOPPING

Best Book Store
Joseph-Beth Booksellers
Barnes and Noble
Half Price Books

Best Toy Store
King Arthur’s Court
Puzzle Pieces
Target

Best Grocery
Kroger Marketplace
Aldi
Jungle Jim’s International Market

Best Shopping Center
Kenwood Towne Centre
Mall Liberty Center
Rockwood Commons & Pavilion

Best Local Children’s Clothing Store
Once Upon A Child
Carter’s
Hanna Andersson

Best Consignment/Resale
Once Upon A Child
Plato’s Closet
Snooty Fox

Best Family Auto Dealer
Subaru of Kings Automall
Honda of Fairfield
Superior Honda

BEST APPEARANCE

Best Day Spa
The Woodhouse Day Spa
Fringe Hair Salon
Mitchell’s Salon and Day Spa

Best Family Hair Cuts
Great Clips
Junior Cuts
Salon Lofts

Best Family Photographer
Cardinal Dream Photography
Sienna Photography
Wendy Magee Photography

BEST ENRICHMENT

Best Preschool
The Gardner School
Montessori Academy of Cincinnati
Prodigy Preschool

Best Child Care Center
The Gardner School
The Campus at Kids First
Skidaddles

Best Tutoring
Learning Mathnasium
Service Sylvan Learning
Schaefer Education Solutions

Best Dance Studio
Mason Dance Center
Kids First Sports Center
SDA Studios

Best Gymnastics
West Chester Academy
Cincinnati Gymnastics Academy
The Little Gym

Best Martial Arts
Buckner Martial Arts
Club MMA: Mixed Martial Arts
The Dojo Martial Arts

Best Music Instruction
CCM Preparatory Department
Cincinnati School of Music
West Chester Academy

Best Visual Arts
Cincinnati Art Museum
Instruction The Art Workshop
Painting with a Twist

Best Theater Instruction
The Children’s Theatre of Cincinnati
Cincinnati Shakespeare Co.
Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati

BEST HEALTH & FITNESS

Best OB/GYN
Obstetrics & Gynecology Associates
Hilltop OB/GYN Associates
Seven Hills Women’s Health Centers

Best Pediatrician Queen City Physicians
Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center
Springdale-Mason Pediatrics

Best Pediatric Dentist
Sea of Smiles Pediatric Dentistry
Montgomery Pediatric Dentistry
The Pediatric Dentist

Best Orthodontist
Cassinelli, Shanker & Baker Orthodontics
Timothy M. Reddy
Murdock Orthodontics

Best Eye Care
Wing Eyecare
LensCrafters
Ritter-Haggee Doctors of Optometry

Best Emergency Room
Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center
The Christ Hospital
Good Samaritan Hospital

Best Hospital
Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center
The Christ Hospital
TriHealth Bethesda North

Best Place to Have a Baby
Good Samaritan Hospital
Atrium Medical Center
Mercy Health

Best Youth Sports
YMCA of Greater Cincinnati
Program Kids First Sports Center
Swift Movement Studio

Best Swim Lessons
YMCA of Greater Cincinnati
Bear Paddle Swim School
Goldfish Swim School

Best Fitness Center
YMCA of Greater Cincinnati
Cincinnati Sports Club
TriHealth Fitness Pavillion

NKY BOP

BEST EATS

Best Family Restaurant
Chick-fil-A
BJ’s Restaurant & Brewhouse
Fort Mitchell Public House

Best Kids Eat Free
Chili’s Grill & Bar
Chuy’s

Best Burger
Flipdaddy’s Brilliant Burgers & Craft Beer Bar
Bard’s Burgers & Chili
Mad Mike’s Burgers & Fries

Best Pizza
Dewey’s Pizza
LaRosa’s Pizzeria
Strong’s Brick Oven Pizzeria Newport

Best Ice Cream
Graeter’s Ice Cream
Dairy Queen Grill & Chill

Best Local Bakery
Emerson’s Bakery
OakBrook Bakery
Servatii Pastry Shop Crestview Hills

BEST PARTIES

Best Party Entertainer
Cool Critters Outreach
Charlie Cadabra

Best Away from Home
Dave and Buster’s
Party Dart Rush
Lazer Kraze Family Fun Center

BEST OF OUR CITY

Best Museum
Cincinnati Museum Center’s Duke Energy Children’s Museum
National Underground Railroad Freedom Center

Best Rainy Day Outing
Lazer Kraze Family Fun Center
Newport Aquarium
The World Upside Down

Best Day Trip
The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis
Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory
Red River Gorge Geological Area

Best Family Vacation
Walt Disney World Resort
Gulf Shores AL
Miami Beach FL

Best Sleep Away Camp
YMCA Camp Ernst

Best Local Day Camp
Silverlake The Family Place
Wilderness Ridge at PVM Retreat Center

Best Date Night
Jeff Ruby’s Steakhouse
Netflix
Sotto

Best Local Park
Smale Riverfront Park
Devou Park

Best Tourist Attraction
Newport Aquarium
Florence Freedom
Great American Ballpark

BEST SHOPPING

Best Book Store
Joseph-Beth Booksellers
Barnes and Noble
Half Price Books

Best Toy Store
Learning Express Toys
King Arthur’s Court
Target

Best Grocery
Kroger Marketplace
Meijer

Best Shopping Center
Crestview Hills Town Center
Mall Kenwood Towne Centre
Rookwood Commons & Pavilion

Best Local Children’s Clothing Store
Carter’s
Once Upon A Child

Best Consignment Resale
Once Upon A Child
Classy & Sassy Consignment
Goodwill

Best Family Auto Dealer
Jeff Wyler Honda
Mercedes-Benz of Fort Mitchell

BEST APPEARANCE

Best Day Spa
Mi Salon Spa
Mitchell’s Salon and Day Spa
The Woodhouse Day Spa

Best Family Hair Cuts
Kiddie Kastle
Mi Salon Spa

Best Family Photographer
Samuel Greenhill Photography
Teah Longland Photography

BEST ENRICHMENT

Best Preschool
Toddler Towne Inc.
St. Paul Catholic Church and Preschool
St. Timothy Catholic School

Best Child Care Center
All About Kids Childcare & Learning Center

Best Tutoring/Learning Service
Mathnasium

Best Dance Studio
MJM Studios
Belladance Studio Dee

Best Gymnastics
Top Flight Gymnastics
MJM Studios

Best Martial Arts
Karate Town USA

Best Music Instruction
Florence Music Academy
Brown Music Together
Miss Jody’s Musikgarten

Best Visual Arts Instruction 
Art Academy of Cincinnati
Baker-Hunt Art & Cultural Center

Best Theater Instruction
Kids on Stage
The Carnegie

BEST HEALTH & FITNESS

Best OB/GYN
Seven Hills Women’s Health Centers
Dr. Steven Willet, St. Elizabeth Physicians
St. Elizabeth Physicians Women’s Health

Best Pediatrician Primary Pediatrics
Northern Kentucky Pediatric Group
Pediatric Associates

Best Pediatric Dentist
Union Pediatric Dentistry
Pediatric Dental Garden Center

Best Orthodontist
Struckhoff Orthodontics
Gruelle Dempsey Orthodontics

Best Eye Care
Union Pointe Eyecare
Union Optometry
Wing Eyecare

Best Emergency Room
St. Elizabeth Covington

Best Hospital
Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center
The Christ Hospital
St. Elizabeth Medical Center

Best Place to have a Baby
St. Elizabeth
Good Samaritan Hospital

Best Youth Sports Program
Campbell County YMCA

Best Swim Lessons
Bear Paddle Swim School

Best Fitness Center
Orange Theory Fitness
Campbell County YMCA
R.C. Durr YMCA

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