Best of JP 2017 Winners

September 21, 2017
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The following are the “Best of JP 2017” as chosen by Gazette readers. In the 16th annual Best of JP survey, hundreds of ballots were submitted containing thousands of votes. Most categories had at least a dozen nominees. Almost every business in Jamaica Plain received at least one vote in one category. The closest competition was among restaurants for the breakfast, lunch, and dinner categories.

BEST PLACE TO…

Enjoy the Outdoors

Arnold Arboretum

Work

Boston Public Library – Jamaica Plain Branch

Enjoy Live Entertainment

Midway Café

See Art

JP Open Studios

CONSUMER FAVORITES

Friendliest Business

Fresh Hair

Breakfast

Sorellas

Lunch

Chilicates

Dinner

Vee Vee

Latin American Food

El Oriental

Asian Food

JP Seafood

Bakery

Blue Frog Bakery

Pub/Bar

Doyle’s

Pizza

JP House of Pizza

Cup of Coffee

JP Licks

Retail Store

On Centre

Convenience Store

Ruggiero’s Market

Personal Service

Fresh Hair

Real Estate Service

McCormack & Scanlan

Bank

Eastern Bank

Professional Service

Southern Jamaica Plain Health Center

Home Service

Maid to Clean

Auto Shop

Morrison’s

BEST AREA BUSINESSES

South Street

Ferris Wheels

Egleston Square

Star Fish Market

Hyde/Jackson Squares

The Haven

Centre Street

Kitchenwitch

Forest Hills

Dogwood Café

Washington Street

Turtle Swamp Brewing

THE REST OF THE BEST

Community Event

Wake Up the Earth Festival

Playground

TIE: Green St. and Brewer/Burroughs Tot Lot

Mural

Purple Cactus building

Children’s Activity

Boing!

Health Service

Southern Jamaica Plain Health Center

Local School

Curley K-8 School

Neighborhood association/group

Jamaica Plain Historical Society

Nonprofit agency

Ethos

Gay/Lesbian Hang-out

Milky Way Lounge

Storefront

Boomerangs

Government Service

City Councilor Matt O’Malley

Environmental group

Friends of Jamaica Pond

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