Best Thing

The Phoenix Park Bridge lights grabbed the top spot in the Best Thing question once again. A vivid array of colors welcoming you to the heart of Eau Claire, this installation is officially proven to brighten anyone’s day. FUN FACT ALERT: the bridge lights can be programed to produce 252 million different color combinations! Second-place Ramones Ice Cream Parlor (503 Galloway St., Eau Claire) is a must when you need a scoop or two in a charming environment. L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library (400 Eau Claire St, Eau Claire) claimed the third spot on the podium for its extensive programming, wealth of information, and continued commitment to the Chippewa Valley. — Tori Johnson