Best of Butler County: 10 closest races in this year’s contest

We announced our winners last Friday for our second Best of Butler County contest, which was a huge success.

Some of our races in the contest came right down to the wire. Here’s a look at the 10 closest races in this year’s contest:

Best Aesthetic Services

First place: Revive Salon

Second place: Lush Beauty Bar Hamilton

Best Appetizers

First place: Billy Yanks

Second place: Wings on Brookwood

Best Art Gallery

First place: Middletown Arts Center

Second place: InsideOut Studio

Best Bakery

First place: Kelly’s Bakery

Second place: Central Pastry Shop

Best Chicken Sandwich

First place: Wings on Brookwood

Second place: Billy Yanks

Best Family Restaurant

First place: Gina’s Italian Kitchen & Tavern

Second place: Wings on Brookwood

Best Florist

First place: Flowers By Roger Inc

Second place: The Fig Tree Florist & Gifts

Best Happy Hour

First place: The Drink Tavern

Second place: Gina’s Italian Kitchen & Tavern

Best Photographer

First place: At a Glance Photography LLC

Second place Capture The Past Photography

Best Tattoo Shop

First place: Immortal Canvas Tattoo & Piercing Studios

Second place: Traditionally Twisted Tattoo