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Our 2013 Readers’ Choice Award winners

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Filed on 11. Feb, 2013 in Contributors

Here are the winners of the Bellingham Business Journal’s 2013 Readers’ Choice Awards, as voted on by our readers. Congratulations to the winners, and thank you to those who voted!

Best new business:
Perch and Play
1707 N. State St.
www.perchandplay.com 

Best customer service:
Village Books
1200 11th St.
www.villagebooks.com

Best business sign/logo:
Logos Bible Software
1313 Commercial St.
www.logos.com

Best place for a latte:
Caffe Adagio
1435 Railroad Ave.
www.caffeadagio.com 

Best auto-repair shop:
Keith Cox Autobahn
1814 Ellis St.
www.keithcoxautobahn.com

Best place to take your significant other for dinner:
The Steak House at Silver Reef
4876 Haxton Way, Ferndale
www.silverreefcasino.com 

Best location for Free Wi-Fi:
The Black Drop
300 W. Champion St.
www.blackdropcoffeehouse.com 

Best place to work out:
Bellingham Athletic Club
1616 Cornwall Ave., 4191 Meridian St.
www.bellinghamathleticclub.com 

Best car dealer:
Wilson Motors
1100 Iowa St.
www.wilsonmotors.com 

Most community-minded company:
PeaceHealth St. Joseph Medical Center
2901 Squalicum Parkway
www.peacehealth.org/whatcom 

Best place for an after-work drink:
Boundary Bay Brewery
1107 Railroad Ave.
www.bbaybrewery.com 

Best real-estate agent:
Lylene Johnson
www.johnsonteamrealestate.com 

Most environmentally responsible business:
The RE Store
2309 Meridian St.
www.re-store.org

Best place for a quick business lunch:
Brandywine Kitchen
1317 Commercial St.
www.brandywinekitchen.com 

Best “sick from work” excuses:
“Mount Baker-itis”
“I fell off the ‘fiscal cliff’”

If you had $1 million to give to a local nonprofit, which one would you choose?:
Blue Skies for Children
2505 Cedarwood Ave.
www.blueskiesforchildren.org

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