Rivertowns' Readers' Choice Winners 2012

Who has the best pizza in town? How about the best customer service? Here are your picks for Readers' Choice.

All this summer you've nominated and voted for your favorite local businesses in categories ranging from best pizza and best coffee to best spa and best car mechanic.

We've tallied all the poll votes, and now it's time to announce the winners—see below for our complete list of Readers' Choice winners


  • Winner: Louie's on the Avenue (Pearl River)
  • 2nd Place: Ruth's Cris Steakhouse (Tarrytown)
  • 3rd Place: Willett House (Portchester) and BLT Steak (White Plains)

  • Winner: Christopher's Antiques (Nyack)
  • 2nd Place: Suburban Renewal (Hastings), Central Military (Pearl River), Antiques Masters (Nyack), Nana's Attic (Scarsdale)
  • 3rd Place: Yellow Monkey (Cross River), L.H. Greene Florists, Antiques & Objects (Pound Ridge)

  • Winner: Spins Bowl (Mt. Kisco)
  • 2nd Place: Cortlandt Colonial Restaurant and Ballroom 
  • 3rd Place: The View on the Hudson (Piermont)

  • Winner: Skinchanted (Peekskill)
  • 2nd Place: Le Petite Spa (Croton-on-Hudson)
  • 3rd Place: River Spa (Irvington)

  • Winner: Brians Automotive (Peekskill)
  • 2nd Place: Williams Service Station (Brewster)
  • 3rd Place: Straub Auto Repairs (Hastings-on-Hudson) and American Cycle and Tire (Montrose)

  • Winner: Splash Car Wash (Bedford Hills) and LA Car Wash (Peekskill)
  • 2nd Place: Wonder Wash (Yorktown) and Prestige (Briarcliff Manor)
  • 3rd Place: Oakleys (Yonkers)

  • Winner: Whispering Pines Garden Center (Mahopac)
  • 2nd Place: Hilltop Farms (Croton-on-Hudson)
  • 3rd Place: Curt's Homestead Farm (Cortlandt Manor)

  • Winner: MJ Rooney Electrical Contracting (White Plains)
  • 2nd Place: Confident Home (Brewster)
  • 3rd Place: Westchester Painting (Bedford Hills)

  • Winner: Tim Downey of Aesthetic Landscape Care (Rivertowns)
  • 2nd Place: Rhonda Turso Horticulture (Harrison) and Shades of Green (Mohegan Lake)
  • 3rd Place: No winner


  • Winner: Pumpernickle (Ardsley) and Good Life Gourmet (Irvington)
  • 2nd Place: Irvington Pizzeria (Irvington) and Scapperotta (Dobbs Ferry)
  • 3rd Place: No winner

hair salon

  • Winner: Sheer Brilliance (Dobbs Ferry)
  • 2nd Place: No winner
  • 3rd Place: No winner


  • Winner: Maud's Tavern (Hastings-on-Hudson)
  • 2nd Place: Little B's (Tarrytown)
  • 3rd Place: No winner


  • Winner: Nick's Pizzeria & Restaurant (Irvington)
  • 2nd Place: The Cookery's Pizza truck (Dobbs Ferry, Irvington)
  • 3rd Place: The Brick Oven Pizzeria (Dobbs Ferry) 

nursery school

  • Winner: Greenburgh Hebrew Center (Dobbs Ferry) 
  • 2nd Place: No winner
  • 3rd Place: No winner


  • Winner: Sakura Garden (Hastings-on-Hudson)
  • 2nd Place:  No winner
  • 3rd Place: No winner


  • Winner: Riviera (Ardsley) and By The Way Bakery (Hastings-on-Hudson)
  • 2nd Place: Red Barn Bakery (Irvington)
  • 3rd Place: No winner

gift shop

  • Winner: Festivities Hastings-on-Hudson (now closed)
  • 2nd Place: Galapagos Books (Hastings-on-Hudson)
  • 3rd Place: Chelsea's (Hastings-on-Hudson)

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