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Arts and Entertainment
1. Landmark Riveroaks 3 (River Oaks)
Nominee for: Best Indie Theater
"The River Oaks theater has always been my favorite, even when I worked there in high school. The Indie movies that..."
2. Children's Museum of Houston (Museum District)
Nominee for: Best Museum
"I like the WEATHER STATION where the kids can dress up and pretend to broadcast the weather. I actually think the NASA..."
3. Houston Family Arts Center (Houston, TX)
Nominee for: Best Theater
"A couple of friends have season tickets to HFAC for the 3rd year in a row. We really enjoy most of the shows put on at..."
4. Houston Family Arts Center (Houston, TX)
Nominee for: Best Theatre Group
5. Will Brooks Art (Houston, TX)
Nominee for: Best Art Gallery
"Wonderful Artist! Great Friend! Beautiful Person - inside & Out! Vote for Will - You will not be disappointed!"
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1. Bubbles Car Wash (Houston, TX)
Nominee for: Best Car Wash
"Several areas of service makes them the best carwash in Houston...
2. Attention to details
2. Nationwide Collision Centers (Houston, TX)
Nominee for: Best Body Shop
"I had work done @ Nationwide. They were very professional. I had my car back in 2 days and couldnt tell my car was..."
3. Professional Auto Care (Houston, TX)
Nominee for: Best Repair
"Family owed and operated and once you do business with them you become part of the family. I have never had a problem..."
4. Cut Throat Customs, Inc. (Humble, TX)
Nominee for: Best Motorcycle Shop
"Cut Throat Customs has been a graphic design and marketing customer of mine for over 7 years. Rarely do I see a company..."
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1. Venus Hair (Heights)
Nominee for: Best Hair Salon
"Best hair color in town! I have been going to..."
2. Buttercup Tans Organic Airbrush Tanning (Cypress, TX)
Nominee for: Best Tanning
"I've used self tanners and tried many airbrush tans over the years, Buttercup Tans is BY FAR the best!"
3. Avante Laser & MediSpa (Houston, TX)
Nominee for: Best Day Spa
"Rodica gives the BEST facial I have ever had anywhere including LA and NY. She also knows more about skin than ANY Dr..."
4. Bombshell Hair Shop (Heights)
Nominee for: Best Hair Color
"Jill accomplishes the edgy color combinations that other salons never have been able to achieve. I am always not only..."
5. Spa Alexis Massage & Bodywork (Galleria/Uptown)
Nominee for: Best Massage
"Alexis is always working to improve her own knowledge and skills to meet the needs of every issue with every individual..."
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1. The Breakfast Klub (Midtown)
Nominee for: Best Breakfast
"Not only the most amazing breakfast on the planet, but a cultural institution. Marcus Davis has created an amazing..."
2. Central Texas Style BBQ (South Belt/Ellington)
Nominee for: Best Barbecue
"I have been eating at the Pearland location for well over 20 years, and the Hobby location for at least 10. I went into..."
3. Pizza Zone Inc (Spring, TX)
Nominee for: Best Pizza
"I have a confession to make; I am a pizzaholic. I eat pizza on average 1.5 times per week. Not just plain sausage or..."
4. Carter and Cooley Company (Heights)
Nominee for: Best Sandwich Shop
"I don't have one complaint or tip. This sandwich shop is hands down the best I have ever had! My boyfriend had been..."
5. Just Burgers (Spring, TX)
Nominee for: Best Burger
"Friggin' love this place... everything made fresh and delicious... "Just Burgers" is about the burgers, but don't..."
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1. I W Marks Jewelers (Houston, TX)
Nominee for: Best Designer Jewelry
"Jay really took the time to help me find a Mariner's Cross for my boyfriend I had been looking for for a few months..."
2. Top Drawer Lingerie (Houston, TX)
Nominee for: Best Lingerie
"I live near top drawer lingerie and went in to do some shopping. I am a young lady, African American, successful, and..."
3. SW Trading (Sharpstown)
Nominee for: Best Women's Accessories
"This store has everything! I stay outside of Houston.. but every time I'm in town I love to visit this store. Great..."
4. Mainstream Boutique - Spring (Spring, TX)
Nominee for: Best Women's Boutique
"This store is AMAZING!!!!! I buy at least one item a month!!! Such a CUTE selection and prices are reasonable!"
5. Replay on 19th street (Heights)
Nominee for: Best Vintage and Resale
"I got my dress for graduation here. I wish I'd had more time to explore, but the next time I go to Houston, Replay on..."
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1. Brennan's of Houston (Midtown)
Nominee for: Best Brunch
"it's my favorite restaurant in the city of Houston and they have a fabulous brunch! it's like a little bit of New..."
2. Turquoise Grill (Upper Kirby)
Nominee for: Best Mediterranean
Thanks for another great meal Chef.
This is the real delicious taste of mediterranean cuisine from an..."
3. Cafe Adobe (River Oaks)
Nominee for: Best Mexican
"The food is great. The ambiance is relaxing and the staff is friendly, always willing to go the extra mile. Whenever I..."
4. Max's Wine Dive (Heights)
Nominee for: Best New American
"The quality of food at Max's is just incredible. The Chef is very talented as well as entertaining; he really knows..."
5. Pappas Bros. Steakhouse (Galleria/Uptown)
Nominee for: Best Steakhouse
"Pappas, that's a classic! I've been to almost all of the steakhouses on this list, but I keep going back to Pappas..."
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Health and Fitness
1. Timberline Fitness Studio (Montrose)
Nominee for: Best Gym
"Timberline is an amazing fitness studio. The equipment is top of the line and the employees really care about their..."
2. Pilates South Texas (River Oaks)
Nominee for: Best Pilates Studio
"They are the best because they are the most professional and qualified. STOTT PILATES has a tremendous reputation and..."
3. In Flight Running (Memorial)
Nominee for: Best Sports Activites and Clubs
"Personalized attention and sincere efforts from Michael and Duval(our coaches) to improve our running goals is why I..."
4. Yoga Rasa (Clear Lake)
Nominee for: Best Yoga Studio
"I found Yoga Rasa about 18 months ago, I can truly testify that its the most loving experiance I have had in my 43 yrs..."
5. Tropa Z Fitness (Zumba) (Galleria/Uptown)
Nominee for: Best Dance Studio
"The passion! The love! The team (family)! The smiles! This fitness powerhouse has set a healthy expectation of..."
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1. San Jacinto Monument (La Porte, TX)
Nominee for: Best Landmark
"Who couldn't vote for the tallest monument in the United States! This replica of The Washington Monument is 5 feet..."
2. Surfside Beach (Surfside Beach, TX)
Nominee for: Best Beach
No condos, no big hotels, no Walmart, no Kroger, no movie theatres, no bowling alleys, hardly anything..."
3. Rod Ryan (The BUZZ 94.5 FM) (Galleria/Uptown)
Nominee for: Best Radio Personality
"The Rod Ryan show tells it like it is. The show is entertaining, funny,informative, and brutally honest. 94.5 THE BUZZ..."
4. ZZ Top (Downtown)
Nominee for: Best Houstonian Celebrity
"I happen to be in the Randalls on Voss about 15 years ago, and I was in line to check out and A guy standing behind me..."
5. myCosmeticBag (Sharpstown)
Nominee for: Best Local Blogger
"I love this site and Gigi Depascale is amazing! She's a cosmic cosmetic guru or maybe a cosmetic wiki, hmm well..."
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1. Flying Saucer Draught Emporium (Downtown)
Nominee for: Best Beer Selection
"Great selection of micro-brews from all over the country, including our very own Saint Arnolds. They also have a good..."
2. Griff's (Montrose)
Nominee for: Best Sports Bar
"I have been a Griff's regular for over 30 years. Best folks, coldest beer in town and a very fine menu if you get..."
3. Griff's (Montrose)
Nominee for: Best Irish Pub
4. Griff's (Montrose)
Nominee for: Best Neighborhood Bar
5. Memorial Wine Cellar (Memorial)
Nominee for: Best Wine Bar
"Great atmosphere! They have a variety of fine wines to choose from, very reasonable prices, wonderful and friendly..."
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1. iT'Z - Family, Food, and Fun (Houston, TX)
Nominee for: Best Family Entertainment
"there not, i sent them emails, because i had questions, and they never replied back, i won a prize on a game called..."
2. tulips & tutus (Heights)
Nominee for: Best Children's Boutique
"Tulips & Tulips is the sweetest little children's shop around the corner in The Heights. The owner Judy Myers has a..."
3. Baby's & Kid's 1st Furniture (Galleria/Uptown)
Nominee for: Best Children's Furniture
"Selection, staff, value - they have it all ---- don't let the name fool you, they also have the best selection of..."
4. chubby cheek photography (Houston, TX)
Nominee for: Best Children's Photographer
"My sister and I spent five hours with Sholanda during my niece, Savannah's, newborn session. Her patience knows no..."
5. Haute Mommies & Bella Babies - Maternity & Baby (Clear Lake)
Nominee for: Best Maternity Apparel
"Great Maternity wear! Lots of choices, and an easy to use website. "
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1. Rover Oaks Pet Resort (Houston, TX)
Nominee for: Best Boarding
"Both locations are great and pride themselves for putting pets first. Having actually worked at one location and for..."
2. Natural Pawz (West University)
Nominee for: Best Pet Supplies
"By far the best pet store in Houston and the surrounding areas! My husband and I live in Kingwood and it is the ONLY..."
3. Pup Scouts (Spring Branch)
Nominee for: Best Training
"I have a stunningly beautiful, 100 lb. dog who was rescued as a puppy immediately after Katrina. But, he is fearful of..."
4. Paws in the City Pet Sitting (Heights)
Nominee for: Best Dog Walker
"I met her before I owned a dog, and she is a fabulous person. Now that I own a dog I can't think of anyone else I would..."
5. Wishbone Pet Care (Missouri City, TX)
Nominee for: Best Grooming
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1. Thompson's Antique Center of Texas (Houston, TX)
Nominee for: Best Antiques
"Yolanda at Children's Collections at 5219 Bellaire had a piece in her shop and raved about the finds at Carolyn's. I..."
2. Half Price Books (Montrose)
Nominee for: Best Bookstore
"I always have great luck at Half Price books. I leave with treasures I intended to buy upon entering as well as a few..."
3. Houston Camera Exchange (Galleria/Uptown)
Nominee for: Best Camera Shop
"They educate you on the newest products available. They either have it in stock or can get it for you. What they sell..."
4. Bering's (Galleria/Uptown)
Nominee for: Best Gift Shop
"Who woulda guessed that a hardware store could have so many cool gift ideas?"
5. Houston Galleria (Galleria/Uptown)
Nominee for: Best Shopping Mall
"It is handy and has good stores and boutiques"
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Specialty Food and Drink
1. Drew's Pastry Place (Houston, TX)
Nominee for: Best Bakery
"AWESOME Pastrys, coffees, Italian sodas,and lunch specials.
The place is just lovely! Wonderful pastries, very..."
2. Central Market (River Oaks)
Nominee for: Best Gourmet Grocery
"Unparallelled selection of absolutely anything any dedicated foodie could want. My go-to place when I need something..."
3. The Chocolate Bar (Montrose)
Nominee for: Best Ice Cream Shop
"On a weekday this is the Rice Village location is the best place to have a meeting or get some work done while treating..."
4. The Tasting Room Wine Cafe (Houston, TX)
Nominee for: Best Wine Shop
"Great Boutique wine store with a wide selection of wines! You can find wines here that you can't find anywhere else..."
5. Out of This World Cakes & Cupcakes (Spring, TX)
Nominee for: Best Cupcakes
"Please help by voting this week for Out of This World Cakes & Cupcakes (in two categories) as BEST Cupcakes and BEST..."
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1. SatinSlices (Montrose)
Nominee for: Best Cakes
"Satin Slices made the most amazing cake for my daughter's graduation, i have never written a testimonial in my life but..."
2. Behind the Bash Catering & Events (Richmond, TX)
Nominee for: Best Caterer
"Months after our wedding, people are STILL talking about the food! Behind the Bash served an amazing meal, but that's..."
3. Briscoe Manor (Richmond, TX)
Nominee for: Best Venue
"My wedding was booked, deposit was paid, invitations went out, response cards received, etc, etc. and 2 weeks before..."
4. Elite Eventz (Houston, TX)
Nominee for: Best Wedding Planner
"The staff members of Elite Eventz are very professional, attentive to the wedding party, does an awesome job of..."
5. Elisheva Golani Photography (Houston, TX)
Nominee for: Best Photographer
"Elisheva is a fantastic photographer. She has patience, creativity and flair. She took fantastic pics of my family and..."
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