Best of DMACC 2013 Results

Best Local Fast Food
Tasty Tacos
Multiple locations, www.tastytacos.com
Runners-up: B-Bop’s; Panchero’s Mexican Grill

 

Best Local BBQ
Smokey D’s
Multiple locations, www.smokeydsbbq.com
Runners-up: Jethro’s; Bandana’s Bar-B-Q

 

Best Local Burger
B-Bop’s
Multiple locations, www.b-bops.com
Runners-up: Jethro’s; Zombie Burger (Tie)

 

Best Lunch Under $5
Hy-Vee
Multiple locations, www.hy-vee.com
Runners-up: B-Bop’s; Jimmy John’s (Tie)

 

Best Local Breakfast
Hy-Vee
Multiple locations, www.hy-vee.com
Runners-up: CJ’s Bagels; Casey’s Pizza

 

Best Local Pizza
Wig and Pen
2005 S. Ankeny Blvd. Suite 300, Ankeny, 963-9777, www.wigandpenpizza.com
Runners-up: Casey’s Pizza; Leaning Tower of Pizza (Tie)

 

Best Sandwich Shop
Subway
Multiple locations, www.subway.com
Runners-up: Jimmy John’s; Palmer’s Deli

 

Best Mexican Restaurant
El Rodeo
Multiple locations, www.elrodeo123.com
Runners-up: Panchero’s Mexican Grill; Cazador

 

Best Chinese Restaurant
Jade Garden
711 South Ankeny Blvd, 964-2422,
jadegardenankeny.dineblast.com
Runners-up: Hy-Vee; China Chef

 

Best Date Night Restaurant
Exile Brewery
1514 Walnut St, Des Moines, IA 50309
Runners-up: Olive Garden; Yanni’s

 

Best Local Family Friendly Attraction
Blank Park Zoo
7401 SW 9th St, Des Moines
Runners-up: Science Center; Saylorville Lake

 

Best Local Place for Live Music
Wooly’s
504 E Locust St, Des Moines
Runners-up: Vaudeville Mews; House of Bricks

 

Best Local Clothing Store
Raygun
400 East Locust Des Moines, IA 50309
Runners-up: Kohls; Maurices

 

Best Place to Grab an Adult Beverage
Mickey’s Irish Pub
Multiple locations
Runners-up: El Bait Shop; The Garden

 

Best Weekend Getaway
Minneapolis
Runners-up: Chicago; Omaha

 

Best Place for Comedy
The Funny Bone
Suite 100, 560 S Prairie View Dr, West Des Moines,
Runners-up: None

 

Best Local Shopping Center
Jordan Creek
101 Jordan Creek Pkwy, West Des Moines
Runners-up: Merle Hay Mall; Valley West Mall

 

Best Local Thrift Store
Goodwill
Multiple locations
Runners-up: Stuff Etc.; Plato’s Closet

 

Best four-year University to Transfer to
Iowa State University
Ames, Iowa
Runners-up: Drake; University of Northern Iowa

 

Best Overall Professor
Kate Halverson
Ronn Newby
Karla Boetel
Jay Tiefenthaler
Yes! There was a four-way tie!
Runners-up: S.C. Roberts; Rosenna Bakari

 

Best Place to get Textbooks
Textbook Outlet
2005 S Ankeny Blvd #100, Ankeny
Runners-up: Amazon; DMACC Bookstore

 

Best Place to get Food on Campus
The Bistro
Building 7
Runner-up: DMACC Café

 

Best Organization/Club at DMACC
Phi Theta Kappa
Runners-up: SAC; Criminal Justice Club

 

Best Building on Campus
Building 7
Runner-up: Building 5

 

Best DMACC Support Staff Employee
Dave Morgan
Building 5
Runner-up: Deb in the Café

 

Best Place to take a nap on Campus
The Library
Building 7
Runners-up: Building 2; Building 5

 

Best Place to People Watch on Campus
Building 5
Student Center
Runners-up: Building 6; Building 1

 

Best Student Living Option
Prairie Pointe
1351 SW Prairie Trail Pkwy, Ankeny
Runners-up: Campus Town; Campus View

 

Best DMACC Tweeter
Alyssa Bickell
Runner-up: None

 

Best Local TV Station for News
KCCI-TV
Channel 8
Runner-up: WHO-TV 13

 

Best TV Station for Weather
KCCI-TV
Channel 8
Runners-up: WOI-TV (ABC5); WHO-TV 13

 

Best Local TV Station for Sports
WHO-TV
Channel 13
Runner-up: KCCI-TV 8

 

Best Local Male Anchor/Reporter
Kevin Cooney
Runners-up: Steve Karlin; Dan Winters

 

Best Local Female Anchor/Reporter
Mollie Cooney
Runners-up: Elizabeth Klinge; Cynthia Fodor

 

Best Local Radio Station
KJJY
92.5 FM
Runners-up: LIFE 107.1 FM; Lazer 103.3 FM

 

Best Local Meteorologist
John McLaughlin
KCCI-TV 8
Runners-up: Jeriann Ritter; Kurtis Gertz

 

Best Local Morning TV Show
Great Day
KCWI-TV
Runner-up: KCCI This Morning

 

Best Station For Primetime Television
CBS/KCCI-TV
Channel 8
Runner-up: WHO-TV

 

Best Cell Phone Provider
Verizon Wireless
Multiple locations
Runners-up: U.S. Cellular; T-Mobile

 

Best Local Grocery Store
Hy-Vee
Multiple locations
Runner-up: Fareway

 

Best Local Sports Team
Iowa Cubs
Principal Park
Runner-up: Iowa Wild

 

Best Local Ice Cream
Lemon Tree
Multiple locations
Runners-up: Dairy Queen; Classic Frozen Custard

 

Best Social Media
Facebook
Runners-up: Twitter; Instagram

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