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Arts and Entertainment

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Arts and Entertainment 122 nominees

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Auto

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Auto 51 nominees

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Beauty

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Beauty 160 nominees

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Cheap Eats

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Cheap Eats 164 nominees
  • The Breakfast Klub, Cheap Eats, Restaurants, Breakfast, 3711 Travis St Midtown Houston TX 77002

    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..."

  • Pizza Zone Inc, Cheap Eats, Pizza, 17711 Kuykendahl Rd Spring TX 77379

    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..."

  • Carter and Cooley Company, Cheap Eats Restaurants, Sandwich Shop, 375 W 19th St Houston TX 77008

    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..."

  • Just Burgers, Cheap Eats, Burger, 16724 Stuebner Airline Road  Spring, TX 77379

    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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Fashion

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Fashion 86 nominees

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Great Meals

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Great Meals 403 nominees
  • Brennan's of Houston, Great Meals Restaurants, Brunch, 3300 Smith St Houston TX 77006

    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..."

  • Turquoise Grill, Great Meals Restaurants, Mediterranean, 3701 Kirby Dr Houston TX 77098

    2. Turquoise Grill (Upper Kirby)

    Nominee for: Best Mediterranean

    "Howdy ! Thanks for another great meal Chef. This is the real delicious taste of mediterranean cuisine from an..."

  • Cafe Adobe, Great Meals, Restaurants, Mexican, 2111 Westheimer Rd Upper Kirby Houston TX 77098

    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..."

  • Max's Wine Dive, Great Meals Restaurants, New American, 4720 Washington Ave Houston TX 77007

    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..."

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    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

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Health and Fitness 169 nominees
  • Timberline Fitness Studio, Health and Fitness, Gym, Pilates Studio, 3939 Montrose Blvd Montrose Houston TX 77006

    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..."

  • Pilates South Texas, Health and Fitness, Pilates Studio, 1934 West Gray Street River Oaks Houston TX 77019

    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..."

  • In Flight Running, Health and Fitness, Sports Activites and Clubs, Memorial Houston TX 77079

    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..."

  • Yoga Rasa, Health and Fitness, Yoga Studio

    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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Local Flavor

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Local Flavor 120 nominees
  • 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..."

  • Surfside Beach, Local Flavor, Beach, 1304 Monument Dr Surfside Beach TX 77541

    2. Surfside Beach (Surfside Beach, TX)

    Nominee for: Best Beach

    "Why Surfside: No condos, no big hotels, no Walmart, no Kroger, no movie theatres, no bowling alleys, hardly anything..."

  • Rod Ryan, Local Flavor, Radio Personalities, 2000 West Loop S, Ste 300 Galleria/Uptown Houston TX 77027

    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..."

  • ZZ Top, Local Flavor, Houstonian Celebrity, Downtown Houston TX

    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..."

  • myCosmeticBag, Local Flavor, Local Blogger, 7100 Regency Square Boulevard #124 Sharpstown Houston TX 77036

    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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Nightlife

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Nightlife 148 nominees
  • Flying Saucer Draught Emporium, Nightlife, Beer Selection, 705 Main St Houston TX 77002

    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..."

  • Griff's, Nightlife, Sports Bar, 3416 Roseland St Houston TX 77006

    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..."

  • Griff's, Nightlife, Sports Bar, 3416 Roseland St Houston TX 77006

    3. Griff's (Montrose)

    Nominee for: Best Irish Pub

    "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..."

  • Griff's, Nightlife, Sports Bar, 3416 Roseland St Houston TX 77006

    4. Griff's (Montrose)

    Nominee for: Best Neighborhood 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..."

  • Memorial Wine Cellar, Nightlife, Wine Bar, 7951 Katy Freeway Memorial Houston TX 77024

    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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Parenting 101

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Parenting 101 81 nominees

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Pets

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Pets 51 nominees
  • Rover Oaks Pet Resort, Pets, Boarding, 2550 W Bellfort St Houston TX 77054

    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..."

  • Natural Pawz, Shopping, Pets, Pet Supplies, 4032 Bellaire Blvd West University Houston TX 77025

    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..."

  • Pup Scouts, Pets, Training, 1551 Campbell Rd Spring Branch Houston TX 77055

    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..."

  • Paws in the City Pet Sitting, Pets, Dog Walker, Heights Houston TX 77008

    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..."

  • Wishbone Pet Care, Pets, Grooming, 4755 Texas 6 Missouri City TX 77459

    5. Wishbone Pet Care (Missouri City, TX)

    Nominee for: Best Grooming

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Shopping

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Shopping 115 nominees

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Specialty Food and Drink

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Specialty Food and Drink 115 nominees

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Weddings

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Weddings 402 nominees
  • SatinSlices, Weddings, Cakes, 1909 Brun St Montrose Houston TX 77019

    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..."

  • Behind the Bash Catering & Events, Weddings, Caterer, 723 Farm-To-Market Road 762 Richmond TX 77469

    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..."

  • Briscoe Manor, Weddings, Venue, 5801 FM-723 Richmond TX 77469

    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..."

  • Elite Eventz, Weddings, Wedding Planner, Flowers, Houston TX 77023

    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..."

  • Elisheva Golani Photography, Parenting 101, Weddings, Children's Photographer, Photographer, Houston TX 77071

    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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