The Best of Ball State contest let participants vote for their favorite options in four categories: Things to Do, Food & Drink, Services & Shopping, and Living. Here are the 2017 Best of Ball State Winners:

Things to Do

• Best Campus Event: Late Night Carnival 

• Best Local Event: Muncie Gras

• Best Student Group, Organization or Club: Spectrum

• Best Local Attraction: Minnetrista 

• Best Nightlife: Brother’s Bar and Grill 


Food & Drink

• Best Restaurant: Puerta Vallarta

 • Best Coffee: The Cup

 • Best Pizza: Greeks Pizzeria

 • Best Dessert:  Insomnia Cookies

 • Best Breakfast: Sunshine Café

• Best Sandwich/Deli: Jimmy John’s

• Best Burger: Scotty’s Brewhouse

 • Best Bar: Brother’s Bar & Grill

 • Best Multicultural Food: Puerta Vallarta

 • Best Place to Eat on Campus: The Atrium


Services & Shopping 

• Best Bank: JPMorgan Chase Bank

 • Best Tanning Salon: Sun Tan City

 • Best Hair Salon: Hot Heads

 • Best Place to Get a Mani/Pedi:  Super Nail

• Best Place to Buy/Sell Textbooks:  T.I.S College Bookstore

• Best Liquor Store:  Friendly Package Liquors

 • Best Local Business: Art Mart

 • Best Grocery Store: Marsh

 • Best Transportation Service:  Muncie Indiana Transportation System

 • Best Health Care Service:  BioLife Plasma

 • Best Tattoo Parlor/Shop: Body Language Tattoo



• Best Residence Hall:  LaFollete Complex

• Best Price: The Haven Apartments

• Best Landlord/Property Group: Village Promenade

• Best Apartment Complex: Village Promenade

• Best Amenities:  Village Promenade

• Best Location: Village Promenade

Returning your books this week? 

On Thursday, May 4, from 1p.m.-3p.m., Unified Media Advertising and Red Bull will be at T.I.S. Bookstore giving out free Red Bull! Come return your textbooks and grab a free Red Bull while they last!

Also, congratulations to Christy Couch, Drew Jamrose and Julian Magana for winning our 2017 Best of Ball State Parking Registration contest!

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