For the past few weeks, we've been collecting your votes to find the 'best of' in Central New York. The votes are in and have been tallied, and we now have your winners.

What a run the Lite Listener Choice Awards have been. It started with you - the listeners, nominating your favorite businesses in Central New York in a variety of categories. After the week and a half of nominations, we collected the top five businesses in each category, and started the voting.

Thursday we closed the polls, and we now have your winners in 8 different categories. Here's the results:

Best Chicken Wings: Killabrew Saloon
(Runner up: Cavallo's)

Best Pizza: Pizza Classic
(Runner up: O'scugnizzo Pizzeria)

Best Coffee: Utica Coffee Roasting Company
(Runner up: Holland Farms Bakery and Deli)

Best Ice Cream: Nicky Doodles
(Runner up: Ice Cream Factory)

Best Greens: Georgio's Village Cafe
(Runner up: Franklin Hotel)

Best Chicken Riggies: Bella Regina
(Runner up: Teddy's Restaurant)

Best Beauty Salon: Styling Gallery Day Spa
(Runner up: Curl Up & Dye)

Best Entertainment Venue: Turing Stone Resort Casino
(Runner up: The Stanley Theatre)


Congratulations to all our big winners - and a big thank you to all our listeners who nominated and voted for their favorite places. You can check out the video at the top of this page for the deliveries and reactions of our winners.



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