Best of Brooklyn
Stand Out from the Competition

Our readers know Brooklyn better than anyone and the Best of Brooklyn competition is their chance to determine what businesses are the most outstanding! One winner in each of the categories is crowned Best of Brooklyn to stand out from the competition and gain unparalleled bragging rights.

Now in its fifth year, the Best of the Boro program has been rebranded Best of Brooklyn. The competition has grown to be a coveted award for Brooklyn’s best businesses. The Best of Brooklyn program allows the public to nominate and then vote for the best businesses in Brooklyn in a wide range of categories and sub-categories in different rounds throughout the year.

The 10 businesses that receive the most nominations in each category will make it into the round of voting. Hundreds of businesses are nominated and thousands of the public vote each year. There will only be one first place winner in each sub-category crowned Best of Brooklyn.

The exposure of this program is enormous for the businesses involved. Brooklyn Media Group, publisher of,, The Home Reporter, Brooklyn Spectator and Spectator News and several other local outlets, utilizes all of its media assets to promote the program including the nomination period, voting round and listing of all the winners. Each business that wins gets the right to utilize the Best Of logo/mark that is promoted in a tremendous amount of marketing including plaques, banners, print advertisements, digital marketing, social media marketing, outdoor advertising, email signatures, business cards and so much more. The Best of Brooklyn is a badge of excellence that distinguishes the most outstanding businesses as chosen by Brooklyn residents.

The Best of Brooklyn’s impact is undeniable—recognition means the world to the winners, and along with that distinction comes a great deal of pride.