Jersey Choice: January Best-Of Winners

For 2014, our “Jersey Choice/Best Of New Jersey” poll is running throughout the year on our website, with different categories on the ballot each month. For January, our readers voted for their favorites in the home furnishings and pet categories.

 The votes are in for the first round of our 2014 Jersey Choice/Best of New Jersey poll. Throughout the month of January, online readers picked their favorites in seven home furnishings and two pet categories. After deleting duplicate ballots, a total of 1,310 ballots were counted and the top vote getters for north, central and south in each category were deemed the winners.

See below for the complete list of January winners (and click here to vote in this month’s poll):

CATEGORY: ANTIQUES

North: Montclair Antique Center, 34 Church Street, Montclair
Central: Antique Center of Red Bank, 195 West Front St. & 226 West Front St., Red Bank
South: Point Pleasant Antique Emporium, Bay Avenue & Trenton Avenue, Point Pleasant Beach

CATEGORY: FLORIST

North: Perry’s Florist, 660 Harristown Road, Glen Rock
Central: Especially for You, 302 Spotswood Englishtown Road, Monroe (also in Freehold); Sickles Market, 1 Harrison Avenue, Little Silver
South: Reynolds Floral Market, 227 East Bay Avenue, Manahawkin

CATEGORY: GARDEN CENTER

North: Metropolitan Plant & Flower Exchange, 840 Route 17 North, Paramus (multiple locations)
Central: Dearborn Market, 2170 Route 35, Holmdel; Sickles Market, 1 Harrison Avenue, Little Silver
South: Reynolds Garden Shop, 291 East Bay Avenue, Manahawkin

CATEGORY: GIFT SHOP

North: Verdi Blu, 227 Rock Road, Glen Rock
Central: Sickles Market, 1 Harrison Avenue, Little Silver
South: The White Butterfly, 200 North County Line Road, Jackson

CATEGORY: HOME FURNISHINGS

North: The Farmhouse Store, 221 East Broad Street, Westfield (also in Princeton)
Central: Red Ginger Home, 48 Broad Street, Red Bank
South: Oskar Huber, 101 W. 8th Street, Ship Bottom
CATEGORY: KITCHENWARE

North: Chef Central, 240 Rt. 17 North, Paramus
Central: Kitchen Kapers, 23 Hulfish Street, Princeton (also in Marlton & Moorestown)
South: Love the Cook, 404 Washington Street, Cape May

CATEGORY: LIGHTING

North: Shades of Soho, 175 Rock Road, Glen Rock
Central: Capitol Lighting, 353 Route 35, Eatontown (multiple locations)
South: Good Friend Electric, 265 Route 37 East, Toms River (multiple locations)

CATEGORY: PET BOUTIQUE

North: Cherrybrook, 704 North Avenue, Garwood (also in Bedminster & Phillipsburg)
Central: Bark Avenue, 4 West Front Street, Red Bank; Paw Palace (The Dog Spaw), 333 Silverside Avenue, Little Silver
South: Lucky’s Bed & Bisquit, 508 East Bay Avenue, Manahawkin

CATEGORY: PET SERVICES

North: K-9 Resorts, 43 South Avenue, Fanwood (multiple locations)
Central: Urban Dawgs, 46 English Plaza, Red Bank
South: Lucky’s Bed & Biscuit, 508 East Bay Avenue, Manahawkin

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