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Arts and Entertainment

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Arts and Entertainment 270 nominees
  • Akron Civic Theatre, Arts and Entertainment, Nightlife, Theater, Live Music Venue, Theatre Group, 182 S Main St Akron OH 44308

    1. Akron Civic Theatre (Akron, OH)

    Nominee for: Best Theater

    "If you have never been there, you owe it to yourself to visit this Northeast Ohio treasure. Go early enough for the..."

  • Don Drumm Studios & Gallery, Arts and Entertainment, Shopping, Art Gallery, Gift Shop, Winery, Museum, 437 Crouse St Akron OH 44311

    2. Don Drumm Studios & Gallery (Akron, OH)

    Nominee for: Best Art Gallery

    "I have been visiting Don Drumm Studios & Gallery for years. I Iove their set-up & love the fact that their artistic..."

  • Gervasi Vineyard & Italian Bistro, Arts and Entertainment, Weddings, Specialty Food and Drink, Great Meals, Winery, Venue, Wine Shop, Romantic Restaurant, 1700 55th St NE Canton OH 44721

    3. Gervasi Vineyard & Italian Bistro (Canton, OH)

    Nominee for: Best Winery

    "Arrived at 3:30 on a Saturday without reservation and was given a table for two in the main inner walkway. Were told..."

  • Joe Vitale Jr., Arts and Entertainment, Local Bands, P.O. BOX 36860 Canton OH 44735

    4. Joe Vitale Jr. (Canton, OH)

    Nominee for: Best Local Bands

    "A dear friend of mine Joe Vitale Jr and his band are on the Akron/Canton HOT LIST ...Please take a minute and vote Joe..."

  • Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens, Weddings, Arts and Entertainment, Venue, Museum, Wedding Venue, 714 N Portage Path Akron OH 44303

    5. Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens (Akron, OH)

    Nominee for: Best Museum

    "The grounds are especially beautiful in the fall during Ohio Mart. My girlfriend and I always schedule our day out to..."

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Auto 274 nominees
  • Century Harley Davidson, Auto, Motorcycle Shop, 3053 Eastpointe Dr Medina OH 44256

    1. Century Harley Davidson (Medina, OH)

    Nominee for: Best Motorcycle Shop

    "Sales, Service, Parts, Motor cloths they are the best. We purchased 2 new Harleys from Century and have had service..."

  • Integrity Auto Care, Auto, Repair, Body Shop, Detailing, 5026 Hudson Drive Stow OH 44224

    2. Integrity Auto Care (Stow, OH)

    Nominee for: Best Repair

    "A lot of business -- particular auto repair businesses -- like to use words like "honest", but not really stand by it..."

  • Leipold Tire, Auto, Tire Shop, 3667 Darrow Rd Stow OH 44224

    3. Leipold Tire (Stow, OH)

    Nominee for: Best Tire Shop

    "Leipold is the BEST!! We always trust them for tires, brakes, or any car repair that they can service. Great prices..."

  • Magic Mist Car Wash, Auto, Car Wash, Detailing, 441 West Ave Tallmadge OH 44278

    4. Magic Mist Car Wash (Tallmadge, OH)

    Nominee for: Best Car Wash

    "I LOVE this car wash!! They are very professional, and I like the people that work there. They are very helpful, and..."

  • Fred Martin Collision Center, Auto, Body Shop, 3095 Barber Road Barberton OH 44203

    5. Fred Martin Collision Center (Barberton, OH)

    Nominee for: Best Body Shop

    "Was unhappy with the service at another local body shop and was referred to Fred Martin body shopy by several people. I..."

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Beauty and Wellness

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Beauty and Wellness 427 nominees
  • Altima Tan, Beauty, Beauty and Wellness, Tanning, Massage, Tattoo and Piercing, 2891 E. Waterloo Rd Akron OH 44312

    1. Altima Tan (Akron, OH)

    Nominee for: Best Tanning

    "This place is the best tanning salon that I have ever been too, and I have been to many. This is the only place I have..."

  • Body Technology, Beauty, Beauty and Wellness, Massage, Manicure and Pedicure, 3089 Manchester Rd Akron OH 44319

    2. Body Technology (Akron, OH)

    Nominee for: Best Massage

    "Teri is the very best in her job. she makes you feel like you have known her for years.I have gone to Teri for 15 years..."

  • Embrace Salon and Spa, Beauty, Hair Salon, Manicure and Pedicure, Day Spa, Hair Color, Massage, Tattoo and Piercing, 1138 Pearl Rd. Brunswick OH 44212

    3. Embrace Salon and Spa (Brunswick, OH)

    Nominee for: Best Hair Salon

    "Embrace Salon and Spa is the BEST!!! The atmosphere is super friendly and relaxed. The stylists are amazing - skilled..."

  • Mainstreet Tattoo, Beauty, Beauty and Wellness, Tattoo and Piercing, Hair Salon, 1539 Cleveland Ave Ashland OH 44805

    4. Mainstreet Tattoo (Ashland, OH)

    Nominee for: Best Tattoo and Piercing

    "If the staff would just let me move in and live there they wouldn't regret it. I promise to stop breathing on the..."

  • The Spa at Yellow Creek, Beauty, Beauty and Wellness, Day Spa, Massage, Facial, Manicure and Pedicure, 3636 Yellow Creek Road Akron OH 44333

    5. The Spa at Yellow Creek (Akron, OH)

    Nominee for: Best Day Spa

    "Best products in ohio, check out red flower natural products line. no other place has stuff like this in akron/canton"

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Cheap Eats

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Cheap Eats 315 nominees
  • Guiseppe's Pizza, Cheap Eats, Pizza, 14 East Caston Road Akron OH 44319

    1. Guiseppe's Pizza (Akron, OH)

    Nominee for: Best Pizza

    "I don't know about you... but in my opinion there is NO OTHER pizza on the planet that compares! I travel 25 minutes..."

  • StowNut Donut & Diner, Cheap Eats, Great Meals, Specialty Food and Drink, Breakfast, Sandwich Shop, Traditional American, Donuts, Healthy Lunch, Burger, Barbecue, 3055 Graham road Stow OH 44224

    2. StowNut Donut & Diner (Stow, OH)

    Nominee for: Best Breakfast

    "StowNut is owned by Mrs. Bellian and I went through elementary school with her son, Michael. The Bellian family is..."

  • Swenson's Drive In - Seven Hills, Cheap Eats, Great Meals, Burger, Sandwich Shop, Traditional American, Barbecue, Pizza, 7635 Broadview Rd Seven Hills OH 441315723

    3. Swenson's Drive In - Seven Hills (Seven Hills, OH)

    Nominee for: Best Burger

    "I live in the Chicagoland area and when visiting Akron area I ALWAYS stop at Swensons at least once a day when I am in..."

  • Wing Warehouse, Cheap Eats, Nightlife, Wings, Beer Selection, Sports Bar, Barbecue, Burger, Sandwich Shop, 2215 E Waterloo Rd Akron OH 44312

    4. Wing Warehouse (Akron, OH)

    Nominee for: Best Wings

    "NOT A SPORTS BAR!!!! I love how they call this place a sports bar. It is definitely least the Cuyahoga..."

  • Deli Ohio, Cheap Eats, Sandwich Shop, 328 Walnut Avenue Northeast Canton OH 44702

    5. Deli Ohio (Canton, OH)

    Nominee for: Best Sandwich Shop

    "Barely 1 year old and still bringing us fresh, new and delicious meal choices. They give us fresh, local sourced..."

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Fitness 225 nominees

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Great Meals

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Pets 190 nominees

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Shopping 313 nominees

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Specialty Food and Drink

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Specialty Food and Drink 259 nominees
  • Caroline's Cupcakes, Specialty Food and Drink, Bakery, 4866 Everhard Rd NW Canton OH 44718

    1. Caroline's Cupcakes (Canton, OH)

    Nominee for: Best Cupcakes

    "Caroline's Cupcakes is a welcome addition to our Jackson Township community! Variety and great taste, not to mention..."

  • Nervous Dog Coffee Bar, Specialty Food and Drink, Coffee Shop, Bakery, Tea House, 1530 W Market St Akron OH 44313

    2. Nervous Dog Coffee Bar (Akron, OH)

    Nominee for: Best Coffee Shop

    "I am a faithful patron of the Nervous Dog. I live in Wadsworth and commute to Akron every day for classes; its a half..."

  • Pav's Creamery, Specialty Food and Drink, Ice Cream Shop, Desserts, Bakery, 3769 Manchester Rd Akron OH 44319

    3. Pav's Creamery (Akron, OH)

    Nominee for: Best Ice Cream Shop


  • West Side Bakery, Weddings, Specialty Food and Drink, Cakes, Bakery, Desserts, Donuts, Cupcakes, 2303 W. Market Street Akron OH 44313

    4. West Side Bakery (Akron, OH)

    Nominee for: Best Bakery

    "Two years ago we ordered our daughter's wedding cake from West Side Bakery...not only was it delicious, but people..."

  • Cellar 59 Wine Bar & Wine Shop, Nightlife, Specialty Food and Drink, Neighborhood Bar, Wine Bar, Wine Shop, 3984 Kent Road Stow OH 44224

    5. Cellar 59 Wine Bar & Wine Shop (Stow, OH)

    Nominee for: Best Wine Shop

    "Amazing service and selection, the food is incredible as well. The bar is beautifully lit, with a gorgeous wrap around..."

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