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Shirley Harvey, office manager at Living Forest Oceanside Campground, which was voted Best Local Campground. (Greg Sakaki/News Bulletin)

Best of the City: More than just the great outdoors

Living Forest Oceanside Campground voted Best Local Campground in Nanaimo

 

Mood Cannabis Co. placed second in the Best Customer Service category in the Best of the City survey. (News Bulletin file photo)

Best of the City: Cannabis store’s customer service impresses

Mood Cannabis Co. finishes second for Best Customer Service in reader survey

 

Nanaimo’s arts and entertainment community has been finding innovative ways for the show to go on during COVID-19.

Best of the City: Live-streaming in quarantine

Arts and entertainment community resilient in the face of a pandemic

 

Top Notch Burgers co-owner David Peck, right, and his team won the Best Hamburgers category in the Best of the City survey. (Karl Yu/News Bulletin)

Best of the City: Burger joint is tops in Nanaimo

Newly opened Top Notch Burgers Grill and Lounge voted Best Hamburgers

Top Notch Burgers co-owner David Peck, right, and his team won the Best Hamburgers category in the Best of the City survey. (Karl Yu/News Bulletin)
Fiona, left, and Kara Shedden, owners of Burnt Honey Dessert Company. (Photo submitted)

Best of the City: How sweet it is

Burnt Honey Dessert Company serves up city’s favourite desserts

Fiona, left, and Kara Shedden, owners of Burnt Honey Dessert Company. (Photo submitted)
Modo Yoga instructors Kate Beddows, left, and Jon Dickson, staff member Lisa Moore and co-owner Kristen Butler hold the warrior position at the studio on Dufferin Crescent. (Greg Sakaki/News Bulletin)

Best of the City: Breathe easy

Modo Yoga wins Best Yoga Studio category during challenging time for health and wellness businesses

Modo Yoga instructors Kate Beddows, left, and Jon Dickson, staff member Lisa Moore and co-owner Kristen Butler hold the warrior position at the studio on Dufferin Crescent. (Greg Sakaki/News Bulletin)
Gordy Dodd, founder of Dodd’s Furniture and Mattress, still won’t be undersold, nor his stores underappreciated by voters in the Best of the City survey. Dodd’s was voted Best Furniture Store. (Chris Bush/News Bulletin)

Best of the City: Making a house a home

Dodd’s Furniture, voted Best Furniture Store, settles into new location in Nanaimo

Gordy Dodd, founder of Dodd’s Furniture and Mattress, still won’t be undersold, nor his stores underappreciated by voters in the Best of the City survey. Dodd’s was voted Best Furniture Store. (Chris Bush/News Bulletin)
Una Carlson, a server at Asteras Greek Taverna, shows off the lamb souvlaki from the lunch menu. The restaurant in the Old City Quarter was once again voted Best Restaurant Overall in Nanaimo’s Best of the City survey. (Karl Yu/News Bulletin)

Best of the City: Greek taverna takes top spot

Asteras in the Old City Quarter chosen Nanaimo’s Best Restaurant Overall

Una Carlson, a server at Asteras Greek Taverna, shows off the lamb souvlaki from the lunch menu. The restaurant in the Old City Quarter was once again voted Best Restaurant Overall in Nanaimo’s Best of the City survey. (Karl Yu/News Bulletin)
Best of the City voting will continue until Aug. 4. (News Bulletin file photo)
Best of the City voting will continue until Aug. 4. (News Bulletin file photo)