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Arts and Entertainment

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Arts and Entertainment 144 nominees
  • LuminArte Gallery, Arts and Entertainment, Art Gallery, 1727 E Levee St Dallas TX 75207

    1. LuminArte Gallery (Dallas, TX)

    Nominee for: Best Art Gallery

    "LuminArte Gallery is proud to celebrate the achievements of 42 contemporary artists representing 17 countries..."

  • 2. Addison Improv (Addison, TX)

    Nominee for: Best Comedy Club

    "Hello! I voted and I am telling all of my friends to do the same. We are friends of the ZuZu Pedals band in Dallas..."

  • Angelika Film Center, Arts & Entertainment Arts and Entertainment, Cinema Indie Theater, 5321 E Mockingbird Ln Dallas TX 75206

    3. Angelika Film Center (East Dallas)

    Nominee for: Best Indie Theater

    "There was a time when the Inwood Theater was the place for off beat cinema but the Inwood just ain't what it used to be..."

  • 4. Kimbell Art Museum (Fort Worth, TX)

    Nominee for: Best Museum

    "Amazing! D-FW is blessed with several excellent museums:however, there are three that really stand above the rest--Amon..."

  • Artisan Center Theatre, Arts & Entertainment Arts and Entertainment, Theatre Group, 418 E Pipeline Rd Hurst TX 76053

    5. Artisan Center Theatre (Hurst, TX)

    Nominee for: Best Theatre Group

    "Artisan Center Theater produces top knotch shows. The Civil War in particular is the most professionally done show I..."

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Auto 151 nominees
  • Herb's Paint & Body Shops, Auto, Body Shop, 11530 Emerald St Dallas TX 75229

    1. Herb's Paint & Body Shops (Dallas, TX)

    Nominee for: Best Body Shop

    "I have personally used Herb's Paint and Body and recommend have recommended to my clients for over 18 years with..."

  • JR's Custom Auto, Auto, Car Stereo, 150 E Airport Fwy Irving TX 75061

    2. JR's Custom Auto (Irving, TX)

    Nominee for: Best Car Stereo

    "The Crew At SpookShow Tattoo Has Given you their vote! Were competing in the best tattoo/body piercing category"

  • Green Planet Car Wash, Auto, Detailing, Car Wash, 17931 Preston Rd Dallas TX 75252

    3. Green Planet Car Wash (Dallas, TX)

    Nominee for: Best Car Wash

    "Got my vote! In return if you could vote for fantastic rings Sam's Fine Jewelry, who I think deserves to win this under..."

  • Marshall Motors, Auto, Repair, 11450 Sprowles St Dallas TX 75229

    4. Marshall Motors (Dallas, TX)

    Nominee for: Best Repair

    "Fast and friendly service. They are #1 with us. We highly recommend Marshall Motors. Most all of our friends have said..."

  • Discount Tire, Auto, Tire Shop, 2260 Highway 121 Plano Plano TX 75025

    5. Discount Tire (Plano, TX)

    Nominee for: Best Tire Shop

    "Andonia Layr Band, thankfully, has never had to throw any tires through the window....but we do appreciate the fact..."

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Beauty 366 nominees
  • The Gent's Place Men's Fine Grooming, Beauty, Barber, 6975 Lebanon Rd Frisco TX 75034

    1. The Gent's Place Men's Fine Grooming (Frisco, TX)

    Nominee for: Best Barber

    "The Gent's place is not your average barber shop. Gent's gives you the opportunity to step away from reality and the..."

  • Four Seasons Resort and Club Spa, Beauty, Day Spa, 4150 N MacArthur Blvd Irving TX 75038

    2. Four Seasons Resort and Club Spa (Irving, TX)

    Nominee for: Best Day Spa

    "How can you beat Four Seasons Day Spa? Its simply the best! Please VOTE for Absolute Radiance for Best Makeup in the..."

  • 3. Vanity Room Waxing Boutique (Fort Worth, TX)

    Nominee for: Best Waxing

    "My eyebrows are incredible now thanks to Katy and the gals at Vanity Room! It's such a cute waxing boutique too-you've..."

  • 4. The Float Spot (Frisco, TX)

    Nominee for: Best Massage

    "I was just passing through visiting family when they took me here. This place was awesome! Floating is the closest..."

  • Stylemakers Salon, Beauty, Hair Salon, 1201 West Lancaster Avenue Fort Worth TX 76102

    5. Stylemakers Salon (Fort Worth, TX)

    Nominee for: Best Hair Salon

    "The owner & the staff are absolutely wonderful and very helpful!!!! My hair stylist always does a fantastic job and I..."

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Cheap Eats

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Cheap Eats 342 nominees
  • Sonny Bryan's Smokehouse, Cheap Eats Restaurants, Barbecue, 2202 Inwood Rd Dallas TX 75235

    1. Sonny Bryan's Smokehouse (Oak Lawn)

    Nominee for: Best Barbecue

    "this is a conditional vote Sonny Bryans is only good if you go to the original down on Lovers the chains don't hold..."

  • Cafe Brazil, Cheap Eats, Breakfast, Biscuits and Gravy, 3847 Cedar Springs Rd Oak Lawn Dallas TX 752194137

    2. Cafe Brazil (Oak Lawn)

    Nominee for: Best Breakfast

    "I love the atmosphere -- very serious breakfast eaters. You can have coffee while you wait if there is a line. The..."

  • 3. Twisted Root Burger Co. (East Dallas)

    Nominee for: Best Burger

    "This is a burger joint like no other! The selection of burgers is nothing like we've seen at the usual places. They..."

  • 4. Urban Crust & 32 Degrees Rooftop Bar (Plano, TX)

    Nominee for: Best Pizza

    "I was born and raised in Chicago where I spent most of my adult life but I must confess that this pizza is the..."

  • 5. Torchy's Tacos (Dallas, TX)

    Nominee for: Best Taco

    "From: Teacup and Toy Pets Boutique. Competing for best Pet Couture, Pet Supplies and Dog Grooming under Teacup and Toy..."

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Fashion 170 nominees

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Great Meals

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Great Meals 414 nominees
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    1. Bread Winners Cafe (Oak Lawn)

    Nominee for: Best Brunch

    "Never had a bad meal there, and always get something different. Homemade breads served before you even order. The..."

  • Chuy's, Cheap Eats, Great Meals, Burrito, Tex Mex, 4544 McKinney Ave Oak Lawn Dallas TX 75205

    2. Chuy's (Oak Lawn)

    Nominee for: Best Tex Mex

    "From: Teacup and Toy Pets Boutique. Competing for best Pet Couture, Pet Supplies and Dog Grooming under Teacup and Toy..."

  • 3. Agave Azul (Carrollton, TX)

    Nominee for: Best Mexican

    "The best tasting food I have put in my mouth, I thought the place I have been going to for 18 years was but nope this..."

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    4. Bob's Steak & Chop House (Oak Lawn)

    Nominee for: Best Steakhouse

    "Hands down the best steak in town! Consistently amazing food, great wine selection & superb service. We have never..."

  • 5. Battuto Italian Kitchen (Dallas, TX)

    Nominee for: Best Italian

    "This is a wonderful eating experience that everyone would enjoy. Everyone is delightful and the menu and food..."

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Health and Fitness

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Health and Fitness 248 nominees

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Local Flavor

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Local Flavor 146 nominees

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Local Media

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Local Media 52 nominees
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    1. Kidd Kraddick in the Morning on 106.1 KISS FM (Farmers Market District)

    Nominee for: Best Radio Personality

    "Been listening since 1992 and never stopped. Love Kidd, Kelly, Big Al, JC (I do miss Taylor though....even though she..."

  • Mike Doocy, Local Media, Sportscaster, Downtown Dallas TX

    2. Mike Doocy (Farmers Market District)

    Nominee for: Best Sportscaster

    "Doocy, personally I think you're the greatest. You've got the most up to date sportscast ever. I just love the old..."

  • Pete Delkus, Local Media, Meteorologist, Downtown Dallas TX

    3. Pete Delkus (Farmers Market District)

    Nominee for: Best Meteorologist

    "The Crew At Prestigious Pets has given you their vote! We're competing in the best dog walking category... Help us..."

  • Tim Ryan, Local Media, News Anchor, Downtown Dallas TX

    4. Tim Ryan (Farmers Market District)

    Nominee for: Best News Anchor

    "Love his humor. Always watch Tim and Lauryn and the rest of the Fox crew in the mornings. I always get a chuckle!"

  • A Complete Waste of Makeup Blog, Local Media, Local Blogger, Downtown Dallas TX 75201

    5. A Complete Waste of Makeup Blog (City Center District)

    Nominee for: Best Local Blogger

    "I have been reading Neely's blog for a few years and it is so honest and full of great information. I've learned so..."

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Local Services

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Local Services 144 nominees
  • Tailoring by Rios, Local Services, Alterations and Tailoring, 6717 Calmont Ave Fort Worth TX 76116

    1. Tailoring by Rios (Fort Worth, TX)

    Nominee for: Best Alterations and Tailoring

    "Edward and Ariel are very very sweet, I recommend Tailoring by Rios to all my brides and bridesmaids that come into de..."

  • Willow Bend Learning Center, Local Services, Day Care, 3900 W Park Blvd Plano TX 75075

    2. Willow Bend Learning Center (Plano, TX)

    Nominee for: Best Day Care

    "Best daycare by far! NEVER had a state violation, center is meticulously kept clean and smells nice, the kids are happy..."

  • Minsky Cleaners, Local Services, Dry Cleaning Dry Cleaning & Laundry, 819 W Arapaho Rd Richardson TX 75080

    3. Minsky Cleaners (Richardson, TX)

    Nominee for: Best Dry Cleaning

    "Minsky is the best cleaaners in the town n gives us the best n professional service , what i would like to share is why..."

  • A-1 Locksmith, Local Services, Locksmiths, 1100 W Parker Rd Plano TX 75075

    4. A-1 Locksmith (Plano, TX)

    Nominee for: Best Locksmiths

    "A-1 Locksmith has the best assortment of gun safes, home safes and drop safes, in Dallas Fort Worth. I purchased the..."

  • 5. The Moving Factor Incorporated (Hurst, TX)

    Nominee for: Best Movers

    "From: Teacup and Toy Pets Boutique. Competing for best Pet Couture, Pet Supplies and Dog Grooming under Teacup and Toy..."

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Nightlife 219 nominees

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Pets 213 nominees

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Shopping 281 nominees

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Specialty Food and Drink

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Specialty Food and Drink 213 nominees
  • 1. Say it with Sugar Cake Shop (Wylie, TX)

    Nominee for: Best Bakery

    "They made our brides cake & grooms cake, each tier of the brides cake was a different flavor & the grooms cake was in..."

  • Tiff's Treats, Specialty Food and Drink, Desserts, Bakery, Chocolate, 1001 Ross Ave Downtown Dallas TX 75202

    2. Tiff's Treats (West End Historic District)

    Nominee for: Best Desserts

    "OH MY WORD! When I think of Tiff's Treats - the word FABULOUS always comes to mind. I cannot think of a better..."

  • Central Market, Food Specialty Food and Drink, Gourmet Grocery, 5750 E Lovers Ln Dallas TX 75206

    3. Central Market (Dallas, TX)

    Nominee for: Best Gourmet Grocery

    "They have almost anything you could want. Their foodies are incredibly knowledgable and can advise you on anything..."

  • 4. Annie's Culinary Creations (Plano, TX)

    Nominee for: Best Cupcakes

    "My friend Marcus' mom makes the most defining classic cakes ever. They have a charm of taste that'll never be matched..."

  • Coffee House Cafe, Specialty Food and Drink, Coffee Shop, 6150 Frankford Rd Dallas TX 75252

    5. Coffee House Cafe (Dallas, TX)

    Nominee for: Best Coffee Shop

    "Signature latte was great. All of the food is really good. The lemon ricotta pancakes, challah french toast, steak and..."

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