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Arts & Entertainment

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Arts & Entertainment 98 nominees

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Auto 50 nominees

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Beauty 219 nominees
  • City of Ink, Arts & Entertainment Beauty, Art Gallery Tattoo & Piercing, 323 Walker St SW Atlanta GA 30313

    1. City of Ink (Castleberry Hill)

    Nominee for: Best Tattoo & Piercing

    "Quality one of a kind art......simply put! I am a lover of all types of art and have my fair share of body art from..."

  • Scarlett's Retreat, Beauty, Day Spa, 22 Jonesboro St McDonough GA 30253

    2. Scarlett's Retreat (McDonough, GA)

    Nominee for: Best Day Spa

    "I love Scarlett's because as I enter the door it's like going to a very special place where it is all about me. I feel..."

  • Barron's London Salon, Beauty, Hair Color, Hair Salon, 375 Pharr Rd Buckhead Atlanta GA 30305

    3. Barron's London Salon (Buckhead)

    Nominee for: Best Hair Color

    "I have been on a search for a really great hair salon in Atlanta for the past year. After visits to some of the bigger..."

  • Salon Red, Beauty, Hair Salon Men's Haircut, 119 E Ponce de Leon Ave Decatur GA 30030 1642 Dekalb Ave NE Atlanta GA 30307 378 Clifton Rd NE Atlanta GA 30307

    4. Salon Red (Decatur, GA)

    Nominee for: Best Hair Salon

    "I recently lost my job and began to color my hair at home. I did okay but accidently bought the wrong color. I..."

  • Garden View Massage, Beauty Shopping, Gift Shop Massage, 215 Church St Decatur GA 30030     Dekalb Industrial Way Decatur GA 30030

    5. Garden View Massage (Decatur, GA)

    Nominee for: Best Massage

    "I have never been one to use alternative methods of healing, however, after years of suffering from pain under my left..."

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Fashion 119 nominees

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Food 154 nominees
  • Douceur de France, Food Specialty Food and Drink Weddings, Bakery Cake Cakes Desserts, 367 Glover St SE Marietta GA 30060

    1. Douceur de France (Marietta, GA)

    Nominee for: Best Bakery

    "Having really pined for the wonderful pastries of Europe for years, I was delighted to discover this wonderful bakery..."

  • Mighty Joe Espresso, Food, Coffee Shop, 4404 Hugh Howell Rd Tucker GA 30084

    2. Mighty Joe Espresso (Tucker, GA)

    Nominee for: Best Coffee Shop

    "Mighty Joe is THE best coffee shop in Atlanta! We've been patronizing since it first opened over three years ago. Eva..."

  • The Little Cake Bakery, Food Specialty Food and Drink, Bakery Cupcakes Desserts, 3792 Roswell Rd NE Atlanta GA 30342

    3. The Little Cake Bakery (Buckhead)

    Nominee for: Best Cupcakes

    "Well what can I say that hasnt already been said. FANTASTIC!!!!!!!!!!! I mean if you truly want something special, then..."

  • Scream Puffs, Food Specialty Food and Drink, Bakery Ice Cream & Frozen Yogurt Ice Cream Shop, 3333 Trickum Road Woodstock GA 30188

    4. Scream Puffs (Woodstock, GA)

    Nominee for: Best Ice Cream Shop

    "My family and I LOVE Scream Puffs. This is a true gem. The owners are a wonderful young family, and they have put..."

  • Marietta Wine Market-Best in Atlanta 2007, Food Specialty Food and Drink, Wine Shop, 18 Powder Springs St SE Marietta GA 30064

    5. Marietta Wine Market-Best in Atlanta 2007 (Marietta, GA)

    Nominee for: Best Wine Shop

    "Discovered this Gem of Marietta shortly after they opened for business in May of 05. The selection and price range of..."

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Health & Fitness

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Health & Fitness 147 nominees
  • Outback Bikes, Health & Fitness Health and Fitness, Bike Shop, 1125 Euclid Ave NE Atlanta GA 30307 2463 Hamilton Mill Pkwy Dacula GA 30019

    1. Outback Bikes (Inman Park)

    Nominee for: Best Bike Shop

    "Outback Bikes is the way to go, best of the best, Specialized & Bianchi all the way. Join Aaron's cycling club & keep..."

  • 2. CrossFit Atlanta (Atlanta, GA)

    Nominee for: Best Gym

    "1st fitness program I've encountered that fully prepares the Rugby athlete to perform at the highest level. I had to..."

  • Imperatori Karate, Health & Fitness Health and Fitness, Martial Arts, 5290 Roswell Rd NE Atlanta GA 30342

    3. Imperatori Karate (Atlanta, GA)

    Nominee for: Best Martial Arts

    "You won't find a more talented group of dedicated people. Our children Mallory (10) and Harrison (7) have enjoyed the..."

  • Delaine Ross, Health & Fitness Trainers, General Fitness Personal Trainers, 659 Auburn Ave NE Atlanta GA 30312

    4. Delaine Ross (Atlanta, GA)

    Nominee for: Best Personal Trainers

    "Delaine is by far one of the greatest trainers I've worked with - both side-by-side and under her instruction in class..."

  • Fleet Feet Atlanta, Health & Fitness Health and Fitness, Running Gear, 224 Johnson Ferry Rd NE Sandy Springs GA 30328

    5. Fleet Feet Atlanta (Sandy Springs, GA)

    Nominee for: Best Running Gear

    "Fleet Feet Atlanta is my favorite store for running gear because of the knowledgable, friendly staff first and foremost..."

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Home Services

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Home Services 198 nominees

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Nightlife 135 nominees

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Outdoors 24 nominees

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Pets 71 nominees

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Restaurants 465 nominees

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Shopping 218 nominees

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Travel 36 nominees

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Weddings 415 nominees
  • Celsos Cakes, Weddings, Cake Cakes, 6070 Dawson Blvd  Norcross GA 30093

    1. Celsos Cakes (Norcross, GA)

    Nominee for: Best Cakes

    "This is the kind of cake you would like to hold as long as you can to enjoy for as long as you can. And though beauty..."

  • Papered Wonders, Inc., Local Services Weddings, Graphic Design Invitations, PO Box 263 Powder Springs GA 30127

    2. Papered Wonders, Inc. (Powder Springs, GA)

    Nominee for: Best Invitations

    "The first thing that we wanted in an invitation was uniqueness. Papered Wonders presented several customized selections..."

  • The Neons, Weddings, Music,   Atlanta GA 30303

    3. The Neons (Downtown)

    Nominee for: Best Music

    "The Neons were a hit at the gala this past Spring. I have continued getting great feedback on their performance. As a..."

  • Aregrayline Weddings, Weddings, Photographer, 795 Confederate Ave SE Atlanta GA 30312

    4. Aregrayline Weddings (Grant Park)

    Nominee for: Best Photographer

    "Erin is wonderful. From my first conversation with her I knew I was dealing with a professional, flexible, creative..."

  • Wedding Soirée, Weddings, Wedding Planner, P.O. Box 1934 Tucker GA 30085

    5. Wedding Soirée (Tucker, GA)

    Nominee for: Best Wedding Planner

    "Gail and Hester are truly wedding planning divas! They really strive to make everything unique as well as special for..."

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