Best of DMACC 2013 Results

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


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


Best Local Burger
Multiple locations,
Runners-up: Jethro’s; Zombie Burger (Tie)


Best Lunch Under $5
Multiple locations,
Runners-up: B-Bop’s; Jimmy John’s (Tie)


Best Local Breakfast
Multiple locations,
Runners-up: CJ’s Bagels; Casey’s Pizza


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


Best Sandwich Shop
Multiple locations,
Runners-up: Jimmy John’s; Palmer’s Deli


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


Best Chinese Restaurant
Jade Garden
711 South Ankeny Blvd, 964-2422,
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
504 E Locust St, Des Moines
Runners-up: Vaudeville Mews; House of Bricks


Best Local Clothing Store
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
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
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
Channel 8
Runner-up: WHO-TV 13


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


Best Local TV Station for Sports
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
92.5 FM
Runners-up: LIFE 107.1 FM; Lazer 103.3 FM


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


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


Best Station For Primetime Television
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
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
Runners-up: Twitter; Instagram

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