Every year, New Jersey Monthly holds a "Best of" poll to determine the best businesses in the state. The magazine ranks the best businesses by different categories and the best ones are published in the April edition of the magazine.
Last year, Maplewood had numerous winners. , . and snagged “best” in their categories. While (pizza), (florist), (gift shop), (toys), (Pilates), and (yoga) were runners-up in their categories. Plus, the South Mountain Reservation was a runner-up for best hiking trail.
If you want to ensure that your favorite shops make it to the 2012 list, vote for them by going to:
The entry deadline is January 15. All entries are also eligible to receive New Jersey Monthly prizes.