The results of our Readers’ Choice Awards are in! This fall, we gave our readers an important task: to nominate their favorite businesses in the Bridgewater area. As in years past, we were astonished by the community support for Bridgewater-area businesses. Our winners have earned the community’s trust through good business practices, great communication and high-quality results in their respective fields. This month, we celebrate them. Read on to learn more and find a few new businesses to support this year.
Best Summer Camp
Shimon and Sara Birnbaum Jewish Community Center
775 Talamini Rd., Bridgewater
Camp Ruach is a high-caliber, inclusive and welcoming camp for children aged 3 to 9th grade, providing instructional/free swim, arts, athletics, ropes course and STEM. Recreation includes indoor/outdoor pools, splash pad, sensory garden, amphitheater and ninja warrior course.
Best Country Club
Raritan Valley Country Club
747 Rte. 28, Bridgewater
RVCC’s community of members enjoy amenities including a spectacular golf course, resort-style pool, tennis, pickleball, squash and exquisite dining options — further enhanced by an exciting social calendar, youth activities and instructional golf and racquets programs.
Evolve Clothing Gallery
80 W. Main St., Somerville
Evolve Clothing Gallery, an innovative luxury menswear boutique showcasing emerging designers and grounded in a select roster of established brands, brings “Soho to Somerville.”
Halo Home Maintenance
50 Division St., Ste. 501, Somerville
Halo is experienced with interior and exterior paint and can add flair to a room with wallpaper. It offers a permanent maintenance service to keep homes running safely and efficiently and looking great. Call for a free estimate.
Best Car Dealership
1400 U.S. 22, Bridgewater
Bridgewater Nissan sells new Nissans and bargain pre-owned vehicles as well as maintains your current ride.
Klug Realty Group
222 Mt. Airy Rd., Basking Ridge
Klug Realty Group is your go-to trusted resource for real estate, made up of highly-seasoned real estate professionals and dedicated specialists who provide exceptional, personalized service to each of their clients.
Best Mental Health Practice
Mindful Life Therapy, LLC
1 E. High St., Somerville
Mindful Life Therapy LLC (est. 2012) is a team of highly skilled, insight-oriented professional counselors. MLT treats children through adults in outpatient psychotherapy (in-person and telehealth available).
Best Financial Planner
Edward Jones – Financial Advisor: Jim Swanton
68 E. Main St., Somerville
This office is committed to advanced planning and financial guidance for individuals and families. It specializes in retirement income planning as well as strategies to reduce future tax bills for clients.
Blue Sheep Bake Shop
9 Division St., Somerville
Blue Sheep Bake Shop is a custom cake studio, gourmet cupcake bakery and ice cream shop featuring cupcakes, macarons, small to-go cakes and a full ice cream menu.
Best Interior Designer
18 S. Cadillac Dr., Somerville
Bellissima Designs was created for people who want beautiful interiors without breaking the bank. As a Window Treatment Specialist and with 20 years as an interior designer, Bellisima Designs has the knowledge to guide you in having the best-looking windows.
Bridgewater City Lifestyle photographer Liz Polo believes in building relationships and capturing stories to provide unforgettable memories to last a lifetime. Her images have been featured in Manhattan Bride, Moment Junkie, The Knot and Wedding Wire.
Henry’s Fine Jewelry
665 Martinsville Rd., Basking Ridge
Henry’s Fine Jewelry is family-owned and operated by father and son duo Henry and David Feldman. Since 1989, the company has provided the best quality jewelry and exceptional customer service to the local community.
Best Hair Salon
Color Me Chic Salon
18 Maiden Ln., Bound Brook
Color Me Chic Salon is a private luxury studio located in upcoming downtown Bound Brook. Cristina is known for her Luxury Lived in Color services. This is her second win! Come celebrate with some FIRE hair!
Best Law Firm
Lawrence Law Divorce and Family Attorneys
776 Mountain Blvd. #202, Watchung
The dedicated team of professionals at Lawrence Law provides strategic solutions compassionately and efficiently for their clients with family law issues.
Best Daycare or Preschool
757 Rte. 202-206, Bridgewater
Stellar Academy provides childcare that immerses children from infancy to kindergarten in each of the eight intelligences (Musical/Rhythmic, Verbal/Linguistic, Logical/Mathematical, Visual/Spatial, Bodily/Kinesthetic, Naturalist, Interpersonal and Intrapersonal).
Best Chiropractor / Physical Therapist
1031 U.S. 202, Branchburg
Best Eye Center
Abessi Eye Care & Surgery
3322 U.S. 22 West, Ste. 503, Branchburg
Best Private School
Immaculata High School
240 Mountain Ave., Somerville
169 Washington Valley Rd., Warren
Depasquale The Spa
Powder Mill Plaza, 4 Gilbraltar Dr., Morris Plains
Best Cleaning Service
Maria’s Cleaning Service & Sons, LLC
91 E. Somerset St., Ste. C, Raritan
Best Home Remodeler / Builder
Caulfield Home Contracting
Best Plumber / HVAC
Queen B Plumbing, Heating and Cooling
High Tech Landscapes, Inc.
10 Culnen Dr., Branchburg
The Great American Roofing Company
Best Senior Living Community
Avalon Assisted Living at Bridgewater
565 Rte. 28, Bridgewater
Best Fitness Center
Gold’s Gym – Bridgewater
462 Rte. 28, Bridgewater
Chiang and Jones Family Dentistry
720 U.S. 202-206, Bridgewater
Best Pet Service
Bridgewater Veterinary Hospital
830 U.S. 206, Bridgewater