There is a lot to celebrate about and : great family-friendly activities and great local businesses and services.
But who do you think is the best?
Help Patch determine the best of the best by voting for your favorites in each one of the categories below. (Click on the links under each category and vote in the poll attached to each article.
Cast your vote by August 17 (voting ends at 11:509 p.m.) and help us decide who's best in the North Hills Patch. The business or service to get the most votes will be named the Readers' Choice winner.
Because this is a contest, you'll need to create a Patch login to vote.
Don’t forget to tell your friends on Facebook, Twitter and email!