Best of Springfield®


Antique or vintage store
Dear Yesteryear
421 W. Springfield Road, Taylorville, (217) 777-9778
Finalists: Springfield Vintage, Abe's Tradin' Post, Tammi's Treasures Antiques & More, Silvernicks New & Used

Auto dealer - new
Isringhausen Imports
229 E. Jefferson St., (877) 364-6099
Finalists: Green Hyundai, Landmark Automotive Group, S&K GMC, Friendly Chevrolet

Auto dealer - used
Green Hyundai
1200 S. Dirksen Pkwy., (217) 525-1370
Finalists: Robert's Automotive, Landmark Automotive Group, Tjemeland Laketown Automotive, Freedom Chevrolet

Auto salesperson
Jason Malek - Green Mazda
3760 S. Sixth St., (217) 391-2400
Finalists: Brian Wilbern - Robert's Automotive, Brandon Horner - Isringhausen Imports, Jeremy Lookis - Landmark Ford, Darrin Squires - Landmark Mitsubishi

Bicycle shop
Ace Bike Shop
2500 S. MacArthur Blvd., (217) 523-0188
Finalists: BikeTek, R & M Cyclery, Wheel Fast Bicycle Company, Springfield Bicycle Doctor

Bookstore - used
The Book Rack
2943 W. White Oaks Dr #3, (217) 241-2102
Finalists: Prairie Archives, Elf Shelf, Books on the Square, The Sly Fox

Bridal - formal wear
GOWNS Bridal and Formal Boutique
2757 S. Sixth St., (217) 670-0132
Finalists: David's Bridal, LA Formals & Bridal, Simply Elegant by Cheri, Unveil Your Beauty

Clothing store - men
Jim Herron, Ltd.
2935 Plaza Dr., (217) 753-8036
Finalists: Kohl's, JC Penny, Reverie Apparel

Clothing store - used
Clothes Mentor
2329 W. Monroe St., (217) 698-8485
Finalists: Goodwill, Springfield Vintage, Second Time Around, Plato's Closet, Remarkable Resale

Clothing store - women
Gypsy Soul
3450 Liberty Dr., (217) 679-0174
Finalists: District 23, Eye Candy, Better with Bubbli Boutique, Farmstead Primitive Co.

Consignment or resale store
Once Upon a Child
4225 Wabash Ave., (217) 679-7134
Finalists: Second Time Around, Remarkable Resale, Sweet Pea Consignment, Creative Reuse Marketplace, Unique Enchantments Salon & Gift Shoppe

Convenience Store
721 W. Stanford Ave., 528-8594
1133 W. Jefferson St., 546-2721
3001 E. Clear Lake Ave., 788-5825
3001 Ridge Ave., 522-5829
3961 N. Peoria Road, 525-8670
Finalists: Dollar General, Qik-N-Ez, Hilltop Convenience, Chatham Shell

Gift Store
Once in a Blue Moon International Gift Gallery
1535 Wabash Ave., (217) 679-1280
Finalists: Bewitching Botanicals, Kennedy Sue Gift & Home, BUNN Gourmet, Farmstead Primitive Co.

Grocery Store
Finalists: Hy-Vee, Humphrey's Market, Harvest Market, Schnucks

Jewelry store
Giganti and Giganti Fine Jewelry
3325 Robbins Road, (217) 793-3300
Finalists: Denney Jewelers, Luttrell Jewelers, AB Lauer Jewelers, Penny Lane Gifts

Liquor store
Binny's Beverage Depot
2490 Wabash Ave., (217) 787-3401
Finalists: Riverton Party Store, Friar Tuck Beverage, The Corkscrew, Famous Liquors

Meat selection
Humphrey's Market
1821 S. 15th St., (217) 544-7445
Finalists: Country Market, Turasky Meats, Midstate Meat Company, Robert's Seafood Market

Motorcycle sales/service
Hall's Harley-Davidson, Inc.
2301 N. Dirksen Parkway, (217) 528-8356
Finalists: Capital City Motorsports, Pony Keg Leathers, World of Power Sports, Cozaihr Harley-Davidson

Music Store or shop
Recycled Records
625 E. Adams St., (217) 522-5122
Finalists: Dumb Records, Capital City Music, The Music Shoppe, The Elf Shelf Books & Music

Natural food or supplement store
Food Fantasies
1512 Wabash Ave., (217) 793-8009
Finalists: Harvest Market, The Vitamin Shoppe, GNC

New business downtown (opened after 8/1/21)
Aviatori Coffeehouse
311 N. Logan Ave.
Finalists: Beelzebunz, The Keep Store, Prairie State Hemp, Smokin Mirror Salon

New business not downtown (opened after 8/1/21)
B's Creative Studio
2915 S. MacArthur Blvd., (217) 726-6523
Finalists: Elodie Grace Boutique, Unique Enchantments, Kentucky Burn

Online local boutique
Piper + Arrows Boutique
Finalists: Curvy Closet 217, Velvet & Rosemary, Jazz'd Up

Optical shop
Vision care
121 North Grand Ave., (217) 528-3233
2741 Prairie Crossing Dr., (217) 272-7393
Finalists: Prairie Eye Center, Henderson Eye Center, All About Eyes, Eyemart Express

Pet retail store
Wild Birds Unlimited
1930 S. MacArthur Blvd., (217) 789-6468
Finalists: Pet Supplies Plus, PetSmart, The Fish Man Pet Center, Treasures for Tails

Place to feed the slots
Westwoods Lodge Pub & Grill
2406 W. Jefferson St., (217) 698-9256
Finalists: It's All About Wine, Silver Sevens Gaming Pub & Parlor, Main Gate Bar & Grill, Always After Five

Produce selection
Old Capitol Farmers Market
Finalists: Hy-Vee, Meijer, Harvest Market, Aldi, Schnucks

Retail shop
2951 W. Iles Ave., (217) 546-1797
Finalists: Willow & Birch, Bewitching Botanicals, Eye Candy, Whimsy Tea Company

Seafood selection
Robert's Seafood Market
1615 W. Jefferson St., (217) 546-3089
Finalists: Carter's Fish Market, Hy-Vee, Humphrey's Market, Harvest Market

Thrift store
2001 Wabash Ave.
2531 N. Dirksen Pkwy.
75 Plummer Blvd., Chatham
Finalists: Habitat for Humanity of Sangamon County, Once Upon a Child, Salvation Army

Vape shop
Tribble Vapors
2404 Denver Dr., (217) 679-6026
3429 Freedom Dr., B & C, (217) 679-8382
Finalists: Upper Limits, Prairie State Hemp, Simply CBD, Impulse

Wine store
Binny's Beverage Depot
2490 Wabash Ave., (217) 787-3401
Finalists: It's All About Wine, The Corkscrew, Cooper's Hawk Winery & Restaurant, Friar Tuck Beverage

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