"History is always happening" at Little Rock Central High School National Historic Site
We published ballots in two issues of the Times and the results here represent readers’ choices (less some entries disallowed because they were photocopied or the result of a vote-stuffing operation).
As always, we’ve chosen some winners for special attention, along with some honorable mentions. And you’ll find our annual Editors’ Choices list of our bests in the coverage as well.
Since our circulation is heavily concentrated in Central Arkansas, it follows that most of the winners are from the same area. We haven’t yet figured out an efficient way to encourage votes from around the state, as we have been able to do on the shorter ballot we use in our annual restaurant contest.
All that said, here are the winners, in Little Rock unless otherwise noted:
Goods and Services
Runners-up: Midtowne Little Rock, Pleasant Ridge Town Center, McCain Mall.
Runners-up: Hestand’s in the Heights, Wal-Mart, Wild Oats.
Morris Antiques of Keo
Runners-up: Fabulous Finds, Blackwell Antiques, Crystal Hill Antique Mall.
Runners-up: Mertinsdyke Home, Ashley Furniture, Norwalk.
Runners-up: Keith James, Cortney Singleton, Brenda Hogan.
MUSIC (CDS) STORE
Runners-up: Barnes and Noble, Circuit City.
Sigler Music Center
Runners-up: Guitar Center, Jack’s Music of Conway.
Runners-up: Parisian, Shoe Connection, Payless Shoesource.
Runners-up: Premier Video, RAO Video, Movie Gallery.
Barnes and Noble
Runners-up: Wordsworth, Books-a-Million.
Runners-up: Barbara Jean, Kohl’s, Parisian.
Runners-up: Bauman’s, Greenhaw’s, Dillard’s.
Runners-up: Box Turtle, Abercrombie, RK Collections.
Poor Little Rich Girl
Runners-up: Paddywacks, Savers, Goodwill.
Runners-up: Charlie, Savers, Target.
Runners-up: Cupid’s, Understatement, Victoria’s Secret.
Runners-up: Circuit City, Comp USA, Radio Shack.
Runners-up: Gene Lockwood’s, Ozark Outdoor Supply, Sportstop.
Toys R Us
Runners-up: Heights Toy Center, Target.
Tipton and Hurst
Runners-up: About Vase, Friday’s, Floral Express.
Ray Lusk Plumbing
Runners-up: Arrow Plumbing, Russell and LeMay, McGinty Plumbing.
Runners-up: Bear-Hill Interiors, Crown Shop-Hallmark, Pottery Barn.
Runners-up: Staples, Pettus Office Products, Settle Office Products.
Hillcrest Animal Clinic
Runners-up: Allpets, North Hills Animal Clinic, Bellevue Animal Clinic.
Runners-up: Comet, Levinson’s, Schickel’s.
Metropolitan National Bank
Runners-up: Delta Bank and Trust, Regions, Twin City Bank.