Customized lists of the best neighbor-recommended businesses now
available in over 100,000 neighborhoods
SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#bestlocalbusinesses–Nextdoor (nextdoor.com),
the free and private social network for neighborhoods, today revealed
custom lists of the best businesses in over 100,000 neighborhoods across
the country with the launch of Neighborhood Favorites. Neighborhood
Favorites is Nextdoor’s new annual awards program that allows neighbors
to recommend and recognize the most-loved businesses in and around their
Neighbors across the country have made over 17 million recommendations
for their favorite local businesses on Nextdoor. Now, the best of those
are being recognized as Neighborhood Favorites. For the first time,
neighbors have their own unique Neighborhood Favorites list that
captures the best local spots in their neighborhood. From bookstores to
bakeries, Neighborhood Favorites celebrates the businesses neighbors
love and helps them discover ones they haven’t yet tried.
“The local businesses in my neighborhood bring so much character and
spirit to our community,” said Valerie Schornstein, a Nextdoor member in
San Diego. “Our community would not be the same without them and I’m
thrilled we now have a list that helps us discover and showcase the best
Over 200,000 businesses across the country have won the award of
Neighborhood Favorite in more than 30 categories, including restaurants,
gyms, hair salons, bike shops, florists, and more.
“Nextdoor is the new ‘word-of-mouth’ and recommendations from neighbors
are the lifeblood of our business,” said Austin Boyce of Airco Service,
Inc. in Tulsa, Oklahoma. “Being named a Neighborhood Favorite is an
honor and tells us we are doing things right. We are a service company,
and having our customers tell us we are their ‘favorite’ is always our
Today, neighbors in more than 160,000 neighborhoods use Nextdoor to get
to know one another, exchange local advice and share recommendations.
Recommendations for local businesses are one of the most popular topics
on Nextdoor, accounting for more than 25 percent of all neighborhood
conversations. Neighborhood Favorites now makes it even easier for
neighbors to find, recommend, and support the best local businesses in
“The best businesses are the ones recommended by neighbors,” said Nirav
Tolia, Co-Founder and CEO of Nextdoor. “From the local coffee shop that
knows your order to the dry cleaner who has your pick-up ready when you
arrive, every neighbor has local businesses they love. Today, we’re
honored to recognize local businesses and celebrate the 2017
To see the customized Neighborhood Favorites list of the best local
businesses for your neighborhood, go to the “Recommendations” section on
Nextdoor or visit: nextdoor.com/recommendations/winners/.
(If on the mobile app, click the heart icon in the bottom navigation
bar.) To discover Neighborhood Favorites in other neighborhoods across
the country, visit: https://nextdoor.com/find-neighborhood/
(click on the state, city and neighborhood where you would like to see
About Nextdoor.com, Inc.
is the free and private social network for neighborhoods available on
Web, iOS, and Android. On Nextdoor, neighbors create private online
communities where they get to know one another, ask questions, and
exchange advice and recommendations. More than 160,000 neighborhoods
across the United States, Germany, United Kingdom, and the Netherlands
are using Nextdoor to build stronger and safer places to call home.
Headquartered in San Francisco, Calif., Nextdoor is a privately-held
company with the backing of prominent investors, including Benchmark,
Greylock Partners, Tiger Global Management, Kleiner Perkins Caufield &
Byers, and others.
For additional information and images: nextdoor.com/newsroom.
Jen Burke, 918-671-6920