Skip to main content

MyFoxPhilly Hot List Award Winners

Updated 9/29 with full results
Fox Philadelphia has started to post the winners of their annual Hot List awards and, once again, Phoenixville is well represented.

Hipster Home - 1st Place Best Housewares
Wolfgang Books - 1st Place Best Bookstore
The Columbia Bar and Grille - 1st Place Best Romantic Restaurant
Black Lab Bistro - 1st Place Best New American Restaurant
Prestige Chocolates - 2nd Place Best Chocolate
One 2 One Productions - 2nd Place Best DJ
The Colonial Theatre - 3rd Place Best Indie Theater
Ramondo's Cheese - 3rd Place Best Cheese Shop
Spiedie Bistro, Inc. - 3rd Place Best Sandwich Shop
Molly Maguire's - 4th Place Best Irish Pub
Inspiration to Movement, Inc. - 5th Place Best Pilates Studio


To see the full list, see MyFoxPhilly's Hot List Awards site.

Congrats to all of the businesses above!

Comments

Anonymous said…
Congratulations to the winners and those who have represented our community with great pride. This is a great time to live in Phoenixville.
Anonymous said…
Thanks to everyone who voted for
Black Lab Bistro we won Best New
American in Philadelphia! We appreciate it, and will continue
to work hard to earn it.

Guy and Cathie Clauson
Anonymous said…
The downtown looks beautiful with much thanks to all the great new businesses in town.
Anonymous said…
Yay Phoenixville!

Am I the only one who isn't a fan of Molly Maguire's? It's nice inside and the drinks are good, but the food leaves a lot to be desired.
Anonymous said…
Molly's rules!
Mike said…
mollys is just ok. it's better than what we used to have. I prefer Ryan, especially for the price.

Irish food really isn't that good anyway so most of these irish pubs in the US are just replicating that type of food.
Anonymous said…
I have to agree that I like Molly's atmosphere, but the food is not up to par. Gritty potato leek soup...and the Dublin shrimp was just just boild shrimp and white rice in garlic water. Been to a Molly's in Jim Thorpe, much better.

I have not had 1 dish at PJ's that I don't like. I think their Meatloaf Napoleon is tops!! Since they too serve Smithwick's, I tend to go to PJ's a lot more.

I'm hoping the competition from PJ's, 101, and Marley's forces their hand to step it up...
Anonymous said…
I stopped into Hipster Home the other day and that store is pretty cool. I didn't expect a store like that to be in Phoenixville. I hope their doing okay. Does anyone know if they do good here?
Anonymous said…
Pretty confident that Hipster is doing an exceptional business.. In one year they moved to a building 3 times the size as where they started.. and since they have been in town have held the Best of Philly title.
Anonymous said…
Is Hipster a chain? I thought I saw them somewhere else. Who owns it?
Anonymous said…
Hipster Home is not a chain. It is owned by 2 folks that live in Phoenixville.

Popular posts from this blog

Public meeting to discuss future of Melchiorre Park scheduled for Nov. 29th

On Thursday, November 29th, the Borough is holding a 'brainstorming session' in which plans for Melchiorre Park will be discussed with its park planning consultants. The event will be held at the High School and will begin 7pm. For those of you who do not know about Melchiorre Park (of which I am included, even though I apparently live across the street from it), it is a 23 acre park located south of High Street on the land between it and French Creek. It appears, based on the drawing on the Borough home page , to be the land that is next to Westridge Village and across the street from the new Northridge Village community. As part of the meeting, the consultants will 'provide a brief background of the project and present a pre-final master plan for the park'. Source: Phoenixville Borough Website

Local Business Spotlight: The Fenix

As mentioned a couple of months back , Phoenixville will soon be home to a premium martini and whiskey bar. Named The Fenix, it is owned by the owners of Molly Maguire's and will be located right next door to Molly's at 193 Bridge Stret. The Fenix hopes to have a soft opening tonight or tomorrow with a grand opening coming in September. I sent an email into General Manager Michael Matarazzo who had this to say regarding the new venture: --- Opening in September 2008, The Fenix will offer a unique selection of over 15 specialty martinis as well as classic cocktails, fine wines and spirits. An eye-catching menu of delicious food will also be available along with great music and live DJ’s. The Fenix will create an exciting and varied cocktail party atmosphere every Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 4pm. Our guests will enjoy the comfortable lounge for food or a casual after work drink. Later on, they can listen or dance to the best music and DJ’s around or just gather at