Hot List 2021 Winners

Jan/Feb 2021

The Hottest Restaurants, Businesses and Professionals!

Whatever you’re looking for in and around Washington County, we have the scoop on where to find it. We asked the experts. You voted, HM readers, and we listened.


Asian Restaurant

House of Kobe

Hong Kong Chinese

Pho Viet Thai


Sanders Cookie Jar Bakery

Saffron Bakery Café

Pura Vida Coffee


Mission BBQ

Black Rock BBQ

The Smokin’ Toad

Beer Selection

Cushwa Brewing Company

Benny’s Pub

The Wooden Keg


Pura Vida Coffee

Hagerstown Family Diner



Foster’s on the Point

Rik’s Cafe

28 South

Casual Restaurant

Foster’s on the Point

Rik’s Cafe

Schula’s Grill & Crab House


Leiter’s Fine Catering

Pura Vida Coffee

Rhubarb House


Arik Mills, Rik’s Cafe

Jay Zuspan, 28 South

Zach Greenlee, Zach Greenlee’s Trackside Steak & Seafood


Mediterranean Mule, Foster’s on the Point

Rika Rita, Rik’s Cafe

Drunk Duck, Primanti Bros.

Coffee House

Pura Vida Coffee

Rooster Moon Coffee House

Cannon Coffee

Crab Cake

Schula’s Grill & Crab House

Fratelli’s of Middletown

Nick’s Airport Inn


Sweetsie’s Eats & Treats

Pura Vida Coffee House

Rik’s Cafe

Happy Hour

Foster’s on the Point

Broad Axe

Primanti Bros.

Ice Cream/Frozen Treat

Sweetsie’s Eats & Treats

The Meadows Original Frozen Custard




Café Italia Restaurant & Pizzeria

Olive Garden


Los Amigos Mexican Restaurant


Fajita Grande

Liquor Store

Long Meadow Wine and Liquors

Galaxy Liquors

The Wooden Keg

Lunch To-Go Spot

Pura Vida Coffee

House of Kobe

Foster’s on the Point

New Restaurant

Free Range Café

Rad Pies

Black Rock BBQ

Outdoor Seating

Pura Vida Coffee

Stadium Tavern

Foster’s on the Point

Outstanding Service

Sweetsie’s Eats & Treats

Pura Vida Coffee

House of Kobe

Overall Restaurant

Schula’s Grill & Crab House

Rik’s Cafe

House of Kobe


Rocky’s New York Pizza, S. Potomac St.

Tony’s Pizza & Italian Restaurant

Rad Pies


Pura Vida Coffee

Rik’s Cafe



Schula’s Grill & Crab House

Stadium Tavern

Nick’s Airport Inn

Special Occasion/Romantic

Nick’s Airport Inn

House of Kobe

Schmankerl Stube


Schula’s Grill & Crab House

Nick’s Airport Inn

Rik’s Cafe


Sweetsie’s Eats & Treats

Hartle’s Subs

Turtle’s Subs

Vegetarian Options

Pura Vida Coffee

Mango Grill

Hummus Mediterranean Grill

Washington County Tradition

Krumpe’s Do-Nut Shop

House of Kobe

Nick’s Airport Inn

Wine Selection

Long Meadow Wine and Liquors

Rik’s Cafe

Big Cork Vineyards


The Yellow House

Stadium Tavern

Foster’s on the Point


Attraction for Kids

Pediatric Movement Center

SkyZone Trampoline Park

Discovery Station

Family Fun Spot

Heavy Metal Playground

SkyZone Trampoline Park

Discovery Station

Place to Work Out

Ruff Fitness

OneLife Fitness

Planet Fitness

Festival/Special Event

Peach Festival


Krumpe’s Do-Nut Drop

Golf Course

Black Rock Golf Course

Beaver Creek Country Club

Fountainhead Country Club

Hometown Sports Team

Hagerstown Suns

Boonsboro Warriors

Williamsport Wildcats

Local Band


Staff Infection

Rays of Violet


Washington County Museum of Fine Arts

Discovery Station

Rural Heritage Museum

Radio Station

106.9 The Eagle

WJEJ Radio

104.7 WAYZ

“I wish Hagerstown had…”

Trader Joes

Dave & Buster’s



Antique Store

Beaver Creek Antiques

La Rouge

Antique Crossroads

Appliance Store

Spicher’s Appliances


The Vacuum Store

Auto Repair

Wholesale Tire Outlet

Sullivan’s on Virginia Avenue

Keplinger’s Automotive Center

Auto Dealer

Hagerstown Honda

Mercedes of Hagerstown

Younger Toyota

Barber Shop

Tailor Made Cuts

Slow Down Barbershop & Lounge

Dapper House Barbershop

Bed & Breakfast

Elmwood Farm B & B

Inn at Boonsboro

Rose Cottage


Middletown Valley Bank

Orrstown Bank

Fulton Bank

Book Store

2nd and Charles

Turn the Page


Child Care

Little Blessings Childcare

Bright Beginnings

Kinder Haven

Computer Service & Support

My Tech

Innovative, Inc.


Day Spa

Bella Salon & Spa

Sagittarius Salon & Spa

Five Senses Therapeutic Massage

Design & Marketing Agency

Highrock Studios

Worx Graphic Design

TMG Designs

Hair Salon

Sagittarius Salon & Spa

Kalon Hair Studio

Bella Salon & Spa

Electronics Store

Best Buy

My Tech

Hunt Auto


Roostervane Gardens

Charles A. Gibney Florist

TG Designs

Formal Wear

Ingram’s Mens Shop

Potomac Bridals

Mens Wearhouse

Garden Supply/Landscaping

Sunny Meadows Garden Center

Groundskeeper, Inc.

Lovell’s Nursery

Grocery Store



Gordon’s Grocery

Heating & Air Conditioning

Hagerstown Heating & Cooling

Total Comfort Heating &  Air Conditioning

Affordable Heating & Air

Homebuilding Company

Kellgard Contracting

Mt. Tabor Builders

Willoughby Construction & Consulting

Home Renovation Company

Kellgard Contracting

Willoughby Construction & Consulting

Sixth Avenue Custom (formerly Beachley Co.)

Insurance Agency

Wright-Gardner Insurance

Keller Stonebraker Insurance

Bowers Insurance

Interior Design

La Rouge Vintage

Wish Kitchens & Bath

Staged Above

Law Firm

Salvatore & Morton

Dolina Hobbs Law

Kane Wilburn & Stone

Massage Therapy

Bodyworks Massage Center

Sagittarius Salon & Spa

Five Senses Therapeutic Massage

Pet Grooming

Dippin’ & Klippin’ Dog Grooming

Paws & Relax

Bow Wow Station

Photography Studio

Youngblood Studios

Myerly & Lowe

Raynor Photography

Real Estate Office

Mackintosh Realtors

CENTURY 21 Market Professionals

Real Estate Today

Senior Living Community

Homewood at Williamsport


Williamsport Retirement Community


Kershner’s Water Pump Service

Scotty’s Plumbing

Bob Jones Plumbing & Heating

Tattoo Shop

Ole Line Tattoo

Yours Truly Tattoo

Route 11 Tattoo

Towing/Roadside Service

Antietam Towing

Reliable Towing & Recovery

Wrenchers & Wreckers

Jewelry Store

R. Bruce Carson Jewelers

Kay Jewelers


Second-Hand Shop

Act II

Finders Keepers

Mansion Chic

Women’s Boutique

2 Blondes Apparel

Mansion Chic




John Salvatore, Salvatore & Morton

Russ Robinson, Robinson & Robinson

Jason Morton, Salvatore & Morton

Bank Teller

Pam Deck, Orrstown Bank

Jaynese Murfin, Fulton Bank

Ashley Rice, Fulton Bank


Dr. Richard Prather, Dental Design Studio

Dr. J. Bruce Burley, Hagerstown Smiles

Dr. Brandon Ellis, Longmeadow Family Dental

Family Doctor

Jenna Moats CRNP, Hub City Family Practice

Jill Ciccarelli M.D., Meritus Health

Emeka Obidi, M.D., M.P.H., Partners in Pediatrics

Financial Planner

Steve Bass, Raymond James

Nathaniel Hanft, Serafini Financial

Ryan Flurie, Abeles Flurie Wealth Management

Insurance Agent

Megan Prince, Keller Stonebraker

Fran Shaffer, AFLAC

Gaye McGovern, State Farm

Medical Specialist

Virginia Heard, Parkway Physical Therapy

Johanna Fangmeyer, Hagerstown Dermatology

Dr. Pear N.Enam, M.D. FACG, Gastroenterology Associates

Personal Trainer

David Ruff, Ruff Fitness

Johnny Slick, Straight Shot Training

Tommy Kellinger, Crossfit 301 Elite

Real Estate Agent

Jason Hose, Mackintosh Realtors

Julie Fritsch, Mackintosh Realtors

Patti Perez, Mackintosh Realtors


Angel Green, Western Heights Middle

Brittany Buhrman, Hickory Elementary

Erin Ruff, St. Maria Goretti


Tara Cumley, Animal Health Clinic of Funkstown

Virginia Scrivener, Animal Health Clinic of Funkstown

Marie Sausen, Animal Health Clinic of Funkstown


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