Now in its fifth year, the Best of the Boro program has grown to be a coveted award for Queens’s best businesses. Hundreds of businesses are nominated and thousands of the public vote each year. There will only be one first place winner in each category crowned BEST OF THE BORO.

The exposure of Best of the Boro is enormous for the businesses involved. Schneps Communications, publisher of QNS.com, The Queens Courier, Courier Sun, Ridgewood Times, Times Newsweekly, BORO Magazine, LIC Courier Magazine and several other local outlets utilizes all of their media assets to promote the Program including the nomination period, voting round and listing of all the winners.

Each business that wins gets the right to utilize the “Best Of” logo/mark that is promoted in a tremendous amount of marketing including plaques, banners, print advertisements, digital marketing, social media marketing, outdoor advertising, email signatures, business cards and so much more.

Recognition means the world to the winners, and along with that distinction comes a great deal of pride. The Best of the Boro’s impact is undeniable—it touches hearts and changes lives with these unique and distinguished marks of excellence.

Congratulations to all of the winners!

Step 1: Nominate

Your favorite has to be in it to win it! Nominate the Best businesses and people through August 31, 2017.

NOMINATIONS CLOSED

Step 2: Vote

Voting runs through October 21st.

VOTING NOW CLOSED

Step 3: Winners Announced

Each category has one local winner, and where applicable one national winner, determined by the most votes and announced December 2016.

VIEW THE WINNERS