If you’re in need of sports gear or equipment, is the place to be, according to our readers.
The Arlington Heights shop and has a knowledgeable staff, great selection, low prices and the best hockey equipment in the Northeast, readers said, all making it our most recent Best of Patch Readers’ Choice winner for the best place to buy sporting goods.
“Sports Etc. is the best in the entire Northeast for hockey equipment,” Shawn Sullivan wrote. “Knowledgeable and friendly staff, huge selection and great prices … who could ask for more?”
“Sports Etc. no doubt,” Seamus Connolly wrote. “Great selection at cheap prices and a great staff that help with anything you need.”
received 18 votes in the poll to finish solidly in second place.
Be sure to review the sporting goods stores yourself on our Patch Places page.
We're doing a poll on the Best Place to Get Dessert next week. Want to nominate a place that should be included in our poll? Send your nomination to John Waller at firstname.lastname@example.org. This will allow us to be sure we don't leave anyone out.