Best of the Big O: 2022 Readers’ Choice –Professional and Health Services Winners – The Reader – The Reader

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Best of Omaha Professional and Health Services

Best Appliance Repair 

  • Reader’s Choice Best of the Big O: ServiceOne 
  • Reader’s Choice: Andy’s Equipment Repair & Parts House, Nebraska Home Appliance 

Best Auto Body Shop 

  • Reader’s Choice Most of the Big O: Don & Ron’s Carstar Collision Center
  • Reader’s Choice: B Street Collision Center, Dingman’s Collision Middle, Charlie Graham Body and Service / Great Plains Auto Body & Car Care, Hallett Auto Body 
  • Reader’s Recommend: Dave’s Auto Body Co.  
  • Reader’s Refer: 2 Men and a Shop, A-1 Body Inc., Midwest Auto Repair, Precision Auto 

Best Auto Dealer Service Shop 

  • Reader’s Choice Best of the Big O: Superior Honda of Omaha 
  • Reader’s Choice: Gregg Young Chevrolet, Sid Dillon Chevrolet – Blair  
  • Reader’s Recommend: Baxter Subaru, Baxter Volkswagen La Vista 
  • Reader’s Refer: Baxter Ford – West Dodge, Lexus of Omaha, Sports & Imports Auto Sales & Repairs, Village Pointe Toyota 

Best Auto Glass Repair Shop 

  • Reader’s Choice Best of the best O: Safelite AutoGlass 
  • Reader’s Choice: Omaha Glass Pro, Auto Glass Now, ABC Auto Glass 

Best Auto Repair Shop 

  • Reader’s Option Best of the Big O: Dingman’s Collision Center 
  • Reader’s Choice: Brakes Plus, Jensen Tire & Car, Omaha Car Care   
  • Reader’s Suggest: Auto Specialists Inc., Toyo Techs
  • Reader’s Refer: 2 Men and a Shop, Exclusive Honda & Acura Repair, Gino’s Automotive Services, Lantz Brothers, Midwest Auto Repair, Tuffy Auto Service Centers 

Best Bank 

  • Reader’s Selection Best of the Big O: First National Bank of Omaha 
  • Reader’s Choice: American National Bank, 1st State Bank, Dundee Bank 
  • Reader’s Recommend: ACCESSbank 
  • Reader’s Refer: Great Western Bank, Security National Bank, Arbor Bank, i3 Bank, Pinnacle Bank, Wells Fargo   

Greatest Bike Shop 

  • Reader’s Choice Best of the Big O: Bike Rack 
  • Reader’s Choice: Greenstreet Cycles, Community Bike Project Omaha, Trek Bicycle Store of Omaha 
  • Reader’s Recommend: Omaha Bicycle Company 
  • Reader’s Refer: Olympia Cycle, Re-CYCLE Bike Shop

Best Bookstore 

  • Reader’s Choice Best of the Big O: Barnes & Noble 
  • Reader’s Option: The Bookworm, The Next Chapter Bookstore, Hearthside Candles & Curios, Jackson Street Booksellers 
  • Reader’s Refer: Half Price Books 

Best Brake Service 

  • Reader’s Choice Best of the best O: Brakes Plus 
  • Reader’s Choice: Home of Mufflers & Brakes, Midas 

Best Car Wash 

  • Reader’s Selection Best of the Big O: Russell Speeder’s Car Wash 
  • Reader’s Choice: Tommy’s Express Car Wash, Rocket Carwash, Cornhusker Auto Wash   
  • Reader’s Refer: Club Car Wash, Fantasy’s Car Wash, Gorilla Car Wash, Symphony of Suds Car Wash, Tornado Car Wash 

Best Catering Company 

  • Reader’s Choice Best of the Big U: Abraham Catering 
  • Reader’s Choice: Eddie’s Catering, Catering Creations 
  • Reader’s Refer: A Catered Affair, Global Gatherings 

Best CBD Shop 

  • Reader’s Choice Best of the Big O: Total CBD 

Best Cell Phone Provider/Carrier 

  • Reader’s Choice Best of the best O: Verizon Wireless 
  • Reader’s Choice: T-Mobile, AT& T, U. S. Cellular 
  • Reader’s Recommend: Google Fi 
  • Reader’s Refer: Total Wireless 

Best Chiropractic Practice 

  • Reader’s Choice Best of the Big O: Platinum Chiropractic + Wellness 
  • Reader’s Choice: Martin & Schrage Chiropractic 
  • Reader’s Refer: Koca Chiropractic, Millard Family Chiropractic & Wellness, Essentials Family Chiropractic/Essentials Natural Family Wellness, Becker Chiropractic and Acupuncture, Special Kneads LLC, Awaken Chiropractic, Heartland Chiropractic Clinic 

Ideal College or University 

  • Reader’s Option Best of the Big O: University of Nebraska at Omaha 
  • Reader’s Selection: Creighton University, Metropolitan Community College, University of Nebraska Medical Center 
  • Reader’s Recommend: Bellevue University 
  • Reader’s Recommend: Clarkson College, Midland University 

Best Counseling Clinic 

  • Reader’s Choice Most of the Big O: Psychiatric Services, P. C.  
  • Reader’s Choice: Heartland Family Service, Arbor Family members Counseling, Omaha Integrative Care 
  • Reader’s Relate: Becker Counseling Services, Healing Tree Counseling, Spence Counseling Center, The Center for Mindful Living 

Greatest Credit Union   

  • Reader’s Choice Best of the Big O: Centris Federal Credit Union 
  • Reader’s Choice: Metro Credit Union, Cobalt Credit Union 
  • Reader’s Recommend: Omaha Police Federal Credit Union 
  • Reader’s Refer: Creighton Federal government Credit Union, Omaha Firefighters Credit Union, Veridian Credit score Union 

Best Dentist Office 

  • Reader’s Alternative Best of the Big O: Creighton University School of Dentistry, Premier Dental 
  • Reader’s Recommend: Bolding Dental care, Roger K Curry, DDS, The Dentists at Village Pointe 
  • Reader’s Refer: Apple Family Dental Care, City View Dental, Elizabeth Sand, DDS / Panneton Dental Group, Gum Disease Specialists, Husker Dental, Millard Oaks Dental, Parra Loved ones Dentistry, Portal Ridge Dental, Quality Dental, Sanders Household Dental, Smith & Hascall Family Dentistry, SpringHill Dental care, Today’s Dental-Tranquility Park 

Best Dermatology Clinic 

  • Reader’s Choice Best of the Big O: Midwest Dermatology Clinic P. C.  
  • Reader’s Choice: Skin Specialists P. C. Joel Schlessinger, M. D. / LovelySkin Spa, Nebraska Medicine Dermatology Clinic at Lauritzen Outpatient Center, Braddock Finnegan Dermatology, P. C.  
  • Reader’s Suggest: MOD Dermatology 
  • Reader’s Refer: Skin P. C.  

Best DJ Service 

  • Reader’s Choice Best of the Big Um: A Lasting Impression DJ 
  • Reader’s Option: Bryan Hill Entertainment, Inc., The Jack Entertainment, Something Blu 

Best Dry Cleaner 

  • Reader’s Selection Best of the Big O: Camelot Cleaners 
  • Reader’s Choice: Fashion Cleaners, Max I. Walker, Nu Trend Dry Cleaners 
  • Reader’s Refer: Tide Dry Cleaners 

Best Fitness Center 

  • Reader’s Choice Best of the Big O: Planet Fitness 
  • Reader’s Choice: Genesis Health Clubs, Life Time Fitness 
  • Reader’s Recommend: SuperSlow Zone Pacific Springs 
  • Reader’s Refer: Body Masters Fit Club, The Exercise Coach – West Omaha, Exodus Athletic Club, Todd Smith Fitness, YMCA of Greater Omaha 

Best Florist 

  • Reader’s Choice Best of the Big U: Piccolo’s Florist 
  • Reader’s Choice: A Flower Basket, Purple Orchid Flowers, Taylor’s Flower Shop 
  • Reader’s Recommend: Loess Hills Floral 
  • Reader’s Refer: Blooms, Bouquet Flowers & Fine Gifts, District 2 Floral Studio, Janousek Florist & Greenhouse, John Fox Design 

Best Garden Center/Nursery 

  • Reader’s Choice Best of the best O: Mulhall’s 
  • Reader’s Choice: Benson Plant Rescue, Canoyer Garden Center 
  • Reader’s Recommend: Lanoha Nurseries 
  • Reader’s Refer: Cirian’s Farmers Market, Indian Creek Nursery 

Ideal Gas Station/Convenience Store 

  • Reader’s Choice Best of the Big O: Casey’s General Store 
  • Reader’s Choice: QuikTrip 
  • Reader’s Refer: Anderson Convenience Market & Anderson Auto Care, Kum & Go, Kwik Shop 

Best Grocery Store 

  • Reader’s Choice Best of the Big O: Hy-Vee 
  • Reader’s Choice: Trader Joe’s, Fareway Grocery, Natural Grocers 
  • Reader’s Suggest: Whole Foods Market, Baker’s 
  • Reader’s Send: ALDI, Family Fare-SpartanNash (Family Fare was nominated) 

Best Hardware Store

  • Reader’s Choice Best of the best O: Menards 
  • Reader’s Choice: ACE Hardware-Center, Westlake Ace Hardware, Home Depot 
  • Reader’s Refer: Petersen & Michelsen Hardware, Ideal Hardware & Paint Center 

Best Health Clinic 

  • Reader’s Choice Best of the Big Um: Methodist Physicians Clinic 
  • Reader’s Choice: College of Nebraska Medical Center, OneWorld Community Health Centers, Essential Family Medicine of Omaha   
  • Reader’s Recommend: Skin Specialists G. C. Joel Schlessinger, M. D. / LovelySkin Spa, Boys Town Pediatrics 
  • Reader’s Refer: Strada Healthcare, CHI Health- Parent Account, Think Whole Person Healthcare 

Best Hospital   

  • Reader’s Option Best of the Big O: Methodist Hospital 
  • Reader’s Choice: Nebraska Medicine Nebraska Medical Center, University of Nebraska Medical Center, CHI Health Lakeside Hospital 

Best Insurance Agency 

  • Reader’s Selection Best of the Big O: State Farm Insurance – Greta Ritchie 
  • Reader’s Choice: State Farm Insurance – Steve Skidmore, American Family Insurance – Steve Grow 
  • Reader’s Recommend: State Farm Insurance coverage – Beau Iske   
  • Reader’s Direct: Farmers Insurance – Douglas Blasing

Best Jewelry Store 

  • Reader’s Choice Best of the Big O: Borsheims Fine Jewelry   
  • Reader’s Choice: Kay Jewelers   
  • Reader’s Recommend: Goldsmith Silversmith, JR’s Jewelry 
  • Reader’s Refer: AAA Ultimate Pawn, Perspective Jewelry Design Studio, Riddle’s Jewelry 

Best Kitchenware Store 

  • Reader’s Choice Best of the Big O: Bed Bath & Beyond 
  • Reader’s Choice: Williams Sonoma, HomeGoods, The Container Store 

Best Lasik Center 

  • Reader’s Choice Best of the best O: Omaha Eye & Laser Institute 
  • Reader’s Choice: Omaha LASIK Eye Surgery Vision Middle
  • Reader’s Refer: Kugler Vision, Brumm Eye & Laser Vision 

Best Law Firm – Divorce 

  • Reader’s Option Best of the Big O: Koenig Dunne Divorce Law 
  • Reader’s Choice: Husker Law, McGill Law, L. C., L. L. O.  
  • Reader’s Refer: The Law Office associated with David Riley 

Best Law Firm – Personal Injury 

  • Reader’s Choice Best of the Big O: Hauptman O’Brien Wolf & Lathrop, S. C.  
  • Reader’s Choice: Dyer Law, Inserra l Kelley l Sewell, Injury Lawyers 
  • Reader’s Recommend: The Law Offices of Ronald J. Palagi 

Best Moving Company 

  • Reader’s Selection Best of the Big O: Medical personnel On the Move 
  • Reader’s Recommend: Two As well as a Truck   
  • Reader’s Refer: Somebody With A Truck 

Best OB/GYN Practice

  • Reader’s Choice Best of the Big U: Mid-City OB/GYN 
  • Reader’s Choice: Omaha OB/GYN Associates, Olson Center for Women’s Health

Best Oil Change Shop

  • Reader’s Choice Most of the Big O: Brakes Plus 
  • Reader’s Choice: Midas, Tires Plus 
  • Reader’s Recommend: Tuffy Auto Service Centers 
  • Reader’s Refer: Charlie Graham Body and Service / Great Plains Car Body & Car Care, Jensen Tire & Auto 

Best Optical Store   

  • Reader’s Choice Best of the Big O: Malbar Vision Center 
  • Reader’s Choice: Pearle Vision, ViewPointe Vision 
  • Reader’s Recommend: LensCrafters, Omaha Primary EyeCare 
  • Reader’s Refer: America’s Ideal Clocktower Village, Commercial Optical, Shopko Optical, Target Optic, Vision Specialists of Omaha 

Best Optometrist Practice 

  • Reader’s Choice Best of the Big O: Malbar Eyesight Center 
  • Reader’s Choice: Midwest Eyecare, Millard Family Eyecare, Pearle Vision 
  • Reader’s Pertain: Eye Care West, Illumin, Omaha Primary EyeCare, Vision Specialists of Omaha 

Best Orthodontist Office 

  • Reader’s Choice Best of the Big O: Igel Orthodontics 
  • Reader’s Choice: Omaha Orthodontics, Hawley Orthodontics 
  • Reader’s Recommend: Huerter Orthodontics 
  • Reader’s Refer: Dr . Clarke Stevens-Braces Omaha, Weber Orthodontics, McAllister Orthodontics, Olson Orthodontics 

Best Pediatric Office 

  • Reader’s Choice Best of the best O: Children’s Hospital & Medical Center
  • Reader’s Choice: Boys Town National Research Hospital, Omaha Children’s Clinic 
  • Reader’s Recommend: Children’s Hospital & Medical Center
  • Reader’s Refer: CHI Wellness Lakeside, Children’s Hospital & Medical Center, Heartland Family Initial

Best Pet Grooming 

  • Reader’s Option Best of the Big O: Ashley’s Pet Spa 
  • Reader’s Choice: Wag, Downtown Hound 
  • Reader’s Recommend: Pawfect Choice
  • The Paw Health spa Pet Resort, Dogtopia of Omaha-West, That Dog Wash 
  • Reader’s Promote: Dakota’s Mobile Pet Nail Trimming Service, PawPrince & Princess, Shelly’s Pet Parlor, Susie’s Professional Pet Grooming, The Paw Spa Pet Resort 

Best Pet Store 

  • Reader’s Selection Best of the Big O: PetSmart 
  • Reader’s Choice: Long Dog Fat Cat, Petco, Woof & Whiskers 
  • Reader’s Reference: The Green Spot, Pet Supplies Plus 

Best Pharmacy

  • Reader’s Alternative Best of the Big O: Walgreens 
  • Reader’s Option: Kohll’s Rx, CVS Pharmacy   
  • Reader’s Recommend: Nebraska Medicine Outpatient Pharmacy at Bellevue Health Center 
  • Reader’s Refer: CHI Health Pharmacy, Nebraska Medicine Outpatient Pharmacy at Durham Outpatient Center, Ed’s Rexall Drug, Elmwood Pharmacy   

Best Realty Company 

  • Reader’s Choice Best of the Big Um: PJ Morgan Real Estate 
  • Reader’s Selection: Better Homes & Gardens Denton-Erickson Group, Nebraska Realty 
  • Reader’s Point: Celebrity Homes Inc., Coldwell Banker NHS Real Estate, Complete Real Estate Group 

Best Tattoo Shop 

  • Reader’s Choice Best of the Big O: Big Brain 
  • Reader’s Choice: Eye Candy Tattoo, Black Squirrel Tattoo, Liquid Courage/Sailor’s Grave
  • Reader’s Recommend: Viking Tattoo Inc.  
  • Reader’s Refer: Evil Eye Tattoo, Strategic Tattoo   

Best Tire Service 

  • Reader’s Choice Best of the Big U: Discount Tire Store 
  • Reader’s Choice: Midwest Tire Company, Inc.  
  • Reader’s Suggest: Tommy’s Tires & Custom Wheels 
  • Reader’s Refer: Marion Tire Pros, Tuffy Auto Service Centers, Firestone, Jensen Tire & Auto 

Best Veterinary Clinic 

  • Reader’s Choice Best of the Big O: Ralston Vet 
  • Reader’s Choice: American Animal Hospital, Best Care Pet Medical center, Millard West Veterinary Clinic             
  • Reader’s Recommend: Walnut Creek Veterinary Clinic, Westgate Animal Clinic 
  • Reader’s Refer: Chance Ridge Veterinary, 24th Street Animal Medical center, All Creatures Veterinary Center, Benson Animal Clinic, Dobesh Vet Clinic, Gentle Doctor Pet Hospital, Heartland Pet Hospital, Langley Animal Hospital, Lone Tree Animal Care Middle, Ridgeview Animal Hospital, Rockbrook Animal Clinic, Western Hills Pet Hospital

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