Best Personal Services and Shopping 2012

Best Barber
Readers’ Choice Best of the Big O: Beverly Hills Barber Shop
Readers’ Choice: Arlan’s Barber Shop
Readers’ Recommend: Chop Shop, Gentile & Son Barber Shop

Best Beauty Salon
Readers’ Choice Best of the Big O: Garbo’s Salon and Spa
Readers’ Choice: Creative Hair Design Salon, Gloss Salon and Day Spa
Readers’ Recommend: Blonde Salon and Spa, Fringes Salon and Spa, Reve Salon and Spa


entered on 10/23/12 at 09:25 PM | read more »

Best Dentist - The Tooth Doc

At 4-years-old, Marty Matz was intrigued by dentistry. He walked into his first dental visit and was awed. Years of practice and a dental degree later, he is now best known as “The Tooth Doc”.

People who are afraid to go to the dentist meet Matz and the nervous jitters disappear.

“Dr. Matz has a way of making his patients very comfortable,” said Kelly Thunn, marketing director and Matz’s coworker for over 2...

entered on 10/05/12 at 02:29 PM | read more »

Readers’ Choice Best of the Big O! 2012 Coming Soon

Thanks to everyone that helped us garner over 17,000 individual business nominations. The results are back from the accounting firm Hancock & Dana and we're busy reaching out to this year's winners to inform them of their recognition. The Readers' Choice Best of the Big O! issue is scheduled to hit the streets on October 11. Any questions, please email

entered on 08/30/12 at 07:16 PM | read more »

Helpful Smile Accolades

The employees featured on Hy-Vee trucks sure seem like a friendly bunch and it turns out that they’re not only friendly, but also award-winning. Amanda Jochum, registered dietician at the Hy-Vee on 156th and Maple, now joins the ranks of Legendary Customer Service Award recipients. Hy-Vee has over 62,000 employees across 8 states, and only nine winners are selected annually. In simple terms, this means that Amanda...

entered on 08/27/12 at 09:33 PM | read more »

A Word From Our Winners: First National Bank

When you’ve been an Omaha bank for more than 150 years, you know the community and your customers like you know your family. That’s First National Bank. Founded in Omaha in 1857, First National Bank has been part of this city since the beginning.  

With their new “Born and Raised” advertising campaign, First National Bank wanted to show some of that history, as well as show their pride in being a part of Omaha....

entered on 11/14/11 at 09:39 PM | read more »

Best Personal Services in Omaha

Best Barber

Readers’ Choice Best of the Big O: Great Clips

Readers’ Refer: Gentille’s, Jason Berge, Sport Clips


Best Beauty Salon

Readers’ Choice Best of the Big : Garbo’s

Readers’ Recommend: Gloss Salon & Day Spa

Readers’ Refer: Ashley Lynn’s, One Drake Place, Simply Pure Salon and Spa, Trios


Best Bookstore

Readers’ Choice Best of the Big O: Barnes & Noble

Readers’ Choice: Borders


entered on 11/14/11 at 07:37 PM | read more »

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