Best of Springfield: 10 tightest races during voting so far

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As voting for Best of Springfield enters its second week, we took a look at the races that are the closest with tens of thousands of votes already in. Scroll down to see the list.

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The timeline

⋅ Voting: July 25 through Aug. 19

⋅ Winners announced: Oct. 13

⋅ A special section celebrating the winners will publish in the Springfield News-Sun on Sunday, Oct. 16

Tightest races so far

In no particular order:

Best Wings/Chicken


Buffalo Wild Wings



Best Food Truck


Chido’s Tacos

Christian Brothers Meat Company


Best Place to Take Visitors


COhatch Springfield

Mother Stewart’s Brewing

The Heritage Center of Clark County - Clark County Historical Society and Museum

Best Dine-In Restaurant


Cecil and Lime

Speakeasy Ramen

Stella Bleu Bistro

Best Farmers Market Vendor


Annabelle’s Blooms

Gracie bakes cakes and more

On the Rise

Best Chinese Food


Golden Chopsticks

Hung Lung

Tasty Wok

Best BBQ


All Seasons Catering by Chef Troy

Christian Brothers Meat Company

Rudy’s Smokehouse

Best Band


Allison Road

American Landscape

Matt Clarkson Band

Best Salon/Spa


Bombshell Beauty Parlor

Salon Culture

Studio B Salon & Spa

Best Assisted Living/Retirement/Rehab Facility


Forest Glen Health Campus

Oakwood Village

Springfield Masonic Community

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