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BEST OF THE CITY 2021


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Club Fetch is located in the heart of Charlotte’s Historic South End and is proud to offer an upscale, exclusive, sanitary environment that will ensure your dog is pampered and content. Your pup will be cared for as a member of the Club Fetch family and will be showed the same love and care they recieve as a member of your family. Exterior play spaces featuring doggie safe turf Rubberized flooring for your pup’s paw safety Sections (according to size of pups) for peaceful playtime Large TV and music for the couch potatoes & music lovers Every overnight stay has access to playland Climate controlled interior play spaces Strict capacity limit to ensure pup’s safety and comfort

2426 Dunavant Street, Charlotte, NC 28203 980.299.0019 | ClubFetchSE@ClubFetch.com | ClubFetch.com HOURS OF OPERATION | M-F 7AM-7PM | SA-SU 9AM-6PM


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FROM THE PUBLISHER

I want to personally thank the thousands of people who voted in the 2021 Elevate Lifestyle Awards, “THE BEST OF THE CITY.” We are presenting over 500 winners in the following seven categories: culture, dining, entertainment, fashion, fitness, lifestyle, and nightlife in this issue. Browse through this issue to familiarize yourself with some of the coolest breweries, juiciest restaurants, hottest nightlife spots, trendiest boutiques, and numerous other gems in the Queen City. On Wednesday, October 13 please join us at Norfolk Hall @ Suffolk Punch in South End for Elevate’s “The Best of the City” 2021 Awards Celebration. The festivities will begin at 6 pm and continue until 9 pm. If you want to come to the party, head over to ElevateLifestyle.com to reserve your ticket to celebrate with us! You will be entered in our raffle for some great prizes and gift cards. Additionally, you will be able to appreciate some great entertainment with DJ Donnie Malpass spinning, comedian Chris Diori, a silent auction, and more… So, remember to keep this issue handy, and whether you’re looking for the finest steak house in Charlotte, the perfect place to catch some live music, or where to grab the tastiest cocktail allow this issue to be your guide to “THE BEST OF THE CITY.” Just say thank you, Elevate Lifestyle! * The magazine is available online at Issue.com/ElevateLifestyle See you next year, Steve Caldwell, Elevate Lifestyle


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ART EXHIBIT OF 2020 LOCATION TO HOST A CHARITY EVENT THE GALLERIES AT EIGHT ELEVEN 811 Providence Road Charlotte | 28207 @GalleriesAt811CLT ARTIST OWNED GALLERY SHAIN GALLERY 2823 Selwyn Avenue, SK Charlotte | 28209 | 704.334.7744 ShainGallery.com BIG SHOT PHOTOGRAPHER NICOLE DAW-KLYX PHOTOGRAPHY 11441 Ballantyne Crossing Avenue Charlotte | 28277 | 980.237.8938 KLYXPphotography.com CHARITY EVENT IN 2020 FUNNEST OUTDOOR EVENT LOCAL CHARITY BEERS & BURPEES 9499 Old Bailes Road Fort Mill | 29707 | 704.620.9203 BeersAndBurpees.com

CULTURAL EVENT OR FESTIVAL IN 2020 CLT DONUT FESTIVAL Charlotte | 28202 | 704.231.9700 @CLTDonutFestival FILM SERIES JOEDANCE FILM FESTIVAL 301 West 10th Street, S407 Charlotte | 28202 | 704.877.4919 JoeDance.org GRAFFITI IN A CONTROLLED ENVIRONMENT BARGARITA MURAL 3221 North Davidson Street Charlotte | 28205 | 980.819.8449 BargaritaNoda.com HISTORIC SITE CHARLOTTE MUSEUM OF HISTORY 3500 Shamrock Drive Charlotte | 28215 | 704.568.1774 CharlotteMuseum.org

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HOTTEST FEMALE ATHLETE OF 2020 FINLEY FUNSTEN 2610 South Boulevard Charlotte | 28203 | 980.949.7263 @FinleyFunsten HOTTEST MALE ATHLETE OF 2020 DAKOTA BROWN 2610 South Boulevard Charlotte | 28203 | 980.949.7263 @Dakota_Brown LOCAL ARTIST SYDNEY DURRETT FALKNER, DURRETT DESIGNS 2525 Distribution Street Charlotte | 28203 | 919.244.4316 DurrettDesigns.com MOST RELEVANT ART GALLERY ELDER GALLERY OF CONTEMPORARY 1520 South Tryon Street Charlotte | 28202 | 704.231.9700 ElderGalleryCLT.com MUSEUM TO VIEW MINT MUSEUM 500 South Tryon Street Charlotte | 28202 | 704.337.2000 MintMuseum.org

NEW ARCHITECTURE DELOITTE 650 South Tryon Street, S1800 Charlotte | 28202 | 704.887.1500 Deloitte.com ON-STAGE PERFORMANCE HANNAH HASAN Charlotte | 704.340.3785 EpochTribe.com PHOTOGRAPHY GALLERY AMY WITT PHOTOGRAPHY Charlotte | 919.259.0213 AmyWittPhotography.com VISUAL ARTIST MATT MOORE 1824 Statesville Avenue, S107A Charlotte | 28206 | 734.552.1551 Camp.nc

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COME SEE WHY WE’RE VOTED CHARLOTTE’S BEST T H R E E A R E A L O C AT I O N S PIPER GLEN & BIRKDALE VILLAGE | COMING SOON DILWORTH: 2230 PARK ROAD, U103 | CHARLOTTE, NC 28203 FOXCROFT: 7802 A FAIRVIEW ROAD | CHARLOTTE, NC 28226 SOUTH END: 2725- B SOUTH BLVD | CHARLOTTE, NC 28209

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The seasonal small plate menus’ are inspired by the roots of the region and local farmers.

We are known for innovative cocktails featuring house made shrubs, sodas, barrel-aged cocktails and curated wine list. 1320 South Church Street , Charlotte 28203 9 8 0 . 2 0 7. 4 4 9 4 | L i n c o l n S t r e e t K i t c h e n . c o m

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For Voting Us Best of The City:

Chips and Salsa Neighborhood Bar Margarita


BEST ACAI BOWL SPOONS Multiple Locations Spoons.com BEST ALL WRAPPED UP (WRAP) WRAPWAY 10221 University City Boulevard Charlotte | 28213 | 844.972.7929 WrapWay.com BEST ANY NIGHT OF THE WEEK SPOT BEST CHARCUTERIE CRAFT TASTING ROOM & GROWLER SHOP 1320 South Church Street, S100 Charlotte | 28203 | 980.207.3716 CraftGrowlerShop.com BEST ANY WAY YOU SLICE IT (PIZZA PLACE) SLICE HOUSE PIZZA 101 South Old Statesville Road Huntersville | 28078 | 704.274.9264 SliceHousePizza.com BEST ASIAN FUSION (OTHER THAN CHINESE) DEEJAI THAI RESTAURANT 613 Providence Road Charlotte | 28207 | 704.333.7884 DeejaiThai.com

BEST ASSORTMENT OF CONDIMENTS BEST BETWEEN TWO BUNS (BURGERS) FAVORITE GROUP OUTING HICKORY TAVERN Multiple Locations TheHickoryTavern.com BEST BAGEL POPPY’S BAGELS & MORE 2201 South Boulevard Charlotte | 28203 | 704.900.5107 2921 Providence Road Charlotte | 28211 | 704.366.8146 PoppysBagelsAndMore.com BEST BBQ PLACE FAVORITE PITMASTER BRANDON SARKIS MAC’S SPEED SHOP Multiple Locations MacSpeedShop.com BEST BED AND BREAKFAST THE DUKE MANSION BED & BREAKFAST 400 Hermitage Road Charlotte| 28207 | 704.714.4400 DukeMansion.com BEST BISCUITS CALLIE’S HOT LITTLE BISCUIT 27 West Tremont Avenue, S186 Charlotte | 28203 | 704.831.8103 CalliesBiscuits.com

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BEST BUFFALO AS IN WINGS ED’S TAVERN 2200 Park Road Charlotte | 28203 | 704.335.0033 EdsTavern.com

BEST BLENDED AND CHILLED (SMOOTHIES) BEST JUICE BAR GREEN BROTHERS JUICE CO. 2725 South Boulevard, SB Charlotte | 28209 2230 Park Road, S103 Charlotte | 28203 7802 Fairview Road, SA Charlotte |28226 COMING SOON: Birkdale Village GreenBrothersJuice.com BEST BOSNIAN CUISINE EURO CAFE 2719 Central Avenue Charlotte | 28205 | 704.343.9828 EuroGrillCafe.com BEST BRAZILIAN STEAKHOUSE CHIMA BRAZILIAN STEAKHOUSE 139 South Tryon Street Charlotte | 28202 | 704.601.4141 ChimaSteakhouse.com BEST BREAKFAST NOOK EASY LIKE SUNDAY 1600 East Woodlawn Road, S100 Charlotte | 28209 | 980.335.2428 EasyLikeSundayCLT.com 32

BEST CARIBBEAN SOUL ROY’S KITCHEN AND PATIO 3112 North Davidson Street Charlotte | 28205 | 704.910.2031 RoysNoda.com BEST CATERING YOUR AFFAIR WILD WING CAFE Multiple Locations WildWingCafe.com BEST CHEESE SHOP ORMAN CHEESE SHOP 224 East 7th Street Charlotte | 28202 | 980.226.3025 OrmansCheeseShop.com BEST CHEESESTEAK BEST NOODLES & CHEESE (BEST MAC-N-CHEESE) JACK BEAGLE’S 3213 North Davidson Street Charlotte | 28205 | 704.334.5140 1404 West Morehead Street Charlotte | 28208 | 980.237.1281 125 South Main Street Mount Holly | 28120 | 704.461.8080 JackBeagles.com


FOR VOTING US BEST OF THE CITY

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FAVORITE CHEF BRUCE MOFFETT, BARRINGTON’S RESTAURANT 7822 Fairview Road Charlotte | 28226 | 704.364.5755 MoffettRestaurantGroup.com BEST CHICKEN FINGERS BEST GRILLED CHEESE SANDWICH BEST RESTAURANT WITH A VIEW GRAHAM ST. PUB & PATIO 400 South Graham Street Charlotte | 28202 | 980.218.9228 GrahamStNC.com BEST CHICKEN SALAD CHICKEN SALAD CHICK Multiple Locations ChickenSaladChick.com BEST CHIPS AND SALSA BAKERSFIELD TACOS TEQUILA WHISKEY 1301 East Boulevard Charlotte | 28203 | 980.938.8565 BakersfieldTacos.com BEST CHOCOLATES HEAVEN TIFF’S TREATS Multiple Locations CookieDelivery.com

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BEST COFFEE HOUSE TO KICK BACK THE GIDDY GOAT COFFEE ROASTERS 1217 The Plaza Charlotte | 28205 | GiddyGoat.com @GiddyCoffee BEST COMFORT FOOD FRENCH QUARTER 321 South Church Street Charlotte | 28202 | 704.377.1715 FrenchQuarterCharlotte.com BEST CREPE RESTAURANT HAZELNUTS CREPERIE 224 East 7th Street Charlotte | 28202 | 704.919.0963 HazelnutsCreperie.com BEST CUPCAKE SHOP CUPCAKE DELIRIUM 219 Main Street, SE Pineville | 28134 | 704.458.9389 CupcakeDelirium.vpweb.com BEST DEEP FRIED WITHOUT THE HOLE (DOUGHNUTS) DUCK DONUTS 1710 Kenilworth Avenue, S220 Charlotte | 28203 | 704.910.5355 9931-C Rose Commons Drive Huntersville |28078 | 704.727.5150 DuckDonuts.com


A specialty craft bottle shop, restaurant, and beer garden located in the Golden District of Charlotte's Southend. Our focus is on local craft beer, North Carolina cheese, and other agricultural sundries.

WEEKLY SPECIALS MONDAY 8 TUESDAY WEDNESDAY THURSDAY 15% OFF BOTTLE SHOP AND GROWLERS SUNDAY 15% OFF BOTTLE SHOP AND GROWLERS 1320 SOUTH CHURCH STREET | CHARLOTTE 28205 CRAFTGROWLERSHOP.COM


BEST DELIVERY SERVICE (SERVED HOT TO GO) DOORDASH DoorDash.com BEST DIM SUM DIM SUM 2920 Central Avenue, SB Charlotte | 28205 | 704.569.1128 DimSumChineseRestaurant.com BEST DINING ON A BUDGET BEST YOUR LOCAL LUNCH SPOT LITTLE VILLAGE GRILL 710 West Trade Street Charlotte | 28202 | 704.347.2184 901 East 4th Street Charlotte | 28204 | 704.595.3749 BEST DOWN IN THE BAYOU (CAJUN AND CREOLE) CAJUN QUEEN 1800 East 7th Street Charlotte | 28204 | 704.377.9017 CajunQueen.com BEST DRESSED-UP LEMONADE LEROY FOX 1616 Camden Road, S150 Charlotte | 28203 | 980.999.5101 705 South Sharon Amity Road Charlotte | 28211 | 704.366.3232 LeroyFox.com

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BEST DRIVE THROUGH (BEST FAST FOOD) CHICK-FIL-A Multiple Locations Chick-Fil-A.com BEST ENDLESS OPTIONS (BUFFET) HEIST BREWERY 2909 North Davidson Street Charlotte | 28205 | 704.375.8260 HeistBrewery.com BEST ETHIOPIAN CUISINE ABUGIDA ETHIOPIAN CAFE & RESTAURANT 3007 Central Avenue Charlotte | 28205 | 980.237.2760 AbugidaCafe.com BEST FARM-TO-TABLE FARM HAUS BUTCHER & BEER GARDEN 9762 Charlotte Highway Fort Mill | 29707 | 803.228.0346 FarmHaus-SC.com BEST FARMERS MARKET SOUTH END MARKET AT ATHERTON 2000 South Boulevard Charlotte | 28203 SouthEndMkt.com BEST FINGER LICKING GOOD (CHICKEN) HORACE HOT FRIED CHICKEN 327 South Tryon Street Charlotte | 28202 | 980.579.9284 HoracesHotChicken.com


BEST FIRST DATE NIGHT TO DINE MICO RESTAURANT @ GRAND BOHEMIAN 201 West Trade Street Charlotte | 28202 | 980.999.5550 KesslerCollection.com BEST FISH AND CHIPS TYBER CREEK PUB 1933 South Boulevard Charlotte | 28203 | 704.343.2727 TyberCreek.com

BEST FRENCH CUISINE BAR MARCEL 3920 Sharon Road, S160 Charlotte | 28211 | 980.237.1919 BarMarcelCharlotte.com

FAVORITE FOOD BLOGGER @WYNEESWORLD, WYNEE BREMUDEZ WyneesWorld.com

BEST FRENCH FRIES BOSSY BEULAH’S 2200 Freedom Drive Charlotte | 28208 | 980.737.1400 BossyBeulahs.com

BEST FOOD TRUCK COUSINS MAINE LOBSTER Multiple Locations Charlotte | 980.495.0066 CousinsMaineLobster.com

BEST FRESH AS CAN BE (DELICATESSEN) LAUREL MARKET 114 Cherokee Road Charlotte | 28207 | 704.347.4989 LaurelMarketDeli.com

BEST FOODIE EVENT CLT BURGER WEEK CLTBurgerWeek.com

BEST FRIED PICKLES THE MANCHESTER 1812 South Boulevard Charlotte| 28203 | 980.237.0391 Manchester1812.com

BEST FOOTLONG (SUB SANDWICHES) JERSEY MIKE’S Multiple Locations JerseyMikes.com

BEST FROZEN YOGURT POPBAR 3123 North Davidson Street, S102B Charlotte | 28205 | 980.237.9750 Pop-Bar.com BEST GELATO SHOP HONEYSUCKLE GELATO 340 East 16th Street Charlotte | 28206 | 404.228.7825 HoneysuckleGelato.com 37


BEST GLUTEN FREE BAKERY THE SOUTHERN OLIVE 8356 Charlotte Highway, S102 Indian Land | 29707 | 803.547.6606 TheSouthernOlive.com BEST GLUTEN FREE RESTAURANT BEST GOURMET SANDWICH KID CASHEW 1608 East Boulevard Charlotte | 28203 | 704.208.4148 KidCashew.com BEST GOURMET GROCERY STORE REID’S FINE FOODS Multiple Locations Reids.com BEST GOURMET RESTAURANT FLEMING’S STEAKHOUSE 210 East Trade Street, SC-110 Charlotte | 28202 | 704.333.4266 FlemingsSteakhouse.com BEST GREEK OPAL THE GREEK GRILL 1143 Stonecrest Boulevard, S101 Tega Cay | 29708 | 803.396.2949 GreekGrillSC.com BEST GROCERY STORE PUBLIX Multiple Locations Publix.com

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BEST GUACAMOLE LA UNICA Multiple Locations LaUnicaRestaurants.com BEST HEALTH FOOD MARKET MOUNA BOWA FARMS South End Market & Uptown Farmers Market Charlotte | 704.299.6674 MounaBowaFarms.com BEST HOT DOG JJ RED HOTS 1514 East Boulevard Charlotte | 28203 | 980.225.8880 JJsRedHots.com BEST ICE CREAM TWO SCOOPS Multiple Locations TwoScoopsCreamery.com BEST INDIAN CUISINE BOTIWALLA 1115 North Brevard Street, S203 Charlotte | 28206 | 980.296.3993 Botiwalla.com/BotiCharlotte BEST JAPANESE CUISINE BAKU 4515 Sharon Road Charlotte | 28211 | 704.817.7173 Baku-Restaurant.com



BEST KINGDOM OF THAI RAI LAY THAI 1520 South Boulevard, S130 Charlotte | 28203 | 980.207.0991 RaiLayThai.com BEST KOREAN CUISINE MOA KOREAN BBQ 128 South Tryon Street Charlotte | 28202 | 704.503.9412 MOAKoreanBBQ.com BEST LAKESIDE DINING BEST OUTDOOR DINING WITH A VIEW HELLO, SAILOR 20210 Henderson Road Cornelius | 28031 | 704.997.5365 HelloSailorNC.com BEST LATE NIGHT EATS MIDNIGHT DINER 115 East Carson Boulevard Charlotte | 28203 | 980.207.3641 MidnightDinerCharlotte.com BEST LATINO CUISINE (OTHER THAN MEXICAN) QUE ONDA Multiple Locations QueOndaTacos.com

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BEST LOCAL ARTISANAL FOOD PRODUCT MOUNA BOWA FARMS South End Market & Uptown Farmers Market Charlotte | 704.299.6674 MounaBowaFarms.com FAVORITE LOCAL FOODIE BLOG WHERE TO EAT CHARLOTTE @WhereToEatCharlotte WhereToEatCharlotte.com BEST LOTS OF NOODLES (ITALIAN) PIZZARIA SAPINESA CLT 620 North Church Street Charlotte | 28202 | 980.207.0354 SapienzaCLT.com BEST LOW-CARB LUNCH CHOPT Multiple Locations ChoptSalad.com BEST MEAL PREPARED SERVICE/COMPANY CLEAN EATZ 1800 Camden Rad, S108 Charlotte | 28203 | 980.237.3383 2215 Ayrsley Town Boulevard Charlotte | 28273 | 980.585.4730 17111 Kenton Drive, S101B Cornelius | 28031| 704.997.8618 137 Center Square Drive, S6B Mooresville | 28117 | 980.444.6091 CleanEatz.com



BEST MEATBALLS ZIO CASUAL ITALIAN 116 Middleton Drive Charlotte | 28207 | 704.344.0100 ZioCharlotte.com BEST MEXICAN CUISINE (SOUTH OF THE BORDER) LA AUTENTICA 1101 Central Avenue Charlotte | 28204 | 704.375.6671 LaAutenticaMexicanRestaurant.com BEST MIDDLE EASTERN CUISINE YAFO Multiple Locations YafoKitchen.com FAVORITE MOST INVITING AMBIANCE FAVORITE RESTAURANT INTERIOR FAVORITE RESTAURANT THAT OPENED IN 2020 FAVORITE SPECIAL OCCASION MICO @ GRAND BOHEMIAN 201 West Trade Street Charlotte | 28202 | 980.999.5550 KesslerCollection.com BEST NACHO’S TAVERN ON THE TRACKS 1411 South Tryon Street Charlotte | 28203 | 704.372.0782 TavernOnTheTracks.com

BEST NO FLESH (VEGETARIAN) OH MY SOUL 3046 North Davidson Street Charlotte | 28205 | 704.891.4664 OhMySoulUSA.com BEST OVERALL MENU HAWKERS 1930 Camden Road, S260 Charlotte | 28203 | 704.464.0770 EatHawkers.com BEST OYSTER BAR BEST RAW BAR STIR 1422 South Tryon Street, S130 Charlotte | 28203 | 980.209.0277 StirCharlotte.com FAVORITE PASTRY CHEF SAMANTHA ALLEN, WENTWORTH & FENN 270 Camp Road, S103 Charlotte | 28206 | 704.291.0388 WentworthAndFenn.com BEST PASTRY SHOP BEST TO DIE FOR DESSERTS RENAISSANCE PATISSERIE 6401 Morrison Boulevard, S4A Charlotte | 28211 | 980.819.8771 RenaissancePatisserie.com

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Every Hour is Happy Hour One of Uptown’s Oldest Establishments

“SERVING CHARLOTTE 35+ YEARS”

LOCATED ACROSS THE STREET FROM ROMARE BEARDON PARK AND BB&T BALLPARK, THE PRE AND POST SPOT FOR YOUR CHARLOTTE KNIGHTS, AND THE LEVINE CENTER FOR THE ARTS EVENTS!

20 BEERS ON TAP DAILY DRINK AND FOOD SPECIALS

Mon 11am - 9pm Tue - Thu 11am - 10am Fri. 11am - 11pm Sat 11 am - 10pm Open Sunday's for Home Panthers Games Bar Is Open Till Last Call

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BEST POKE BOWL UMAMI POKERITO 7510 Pineville-Matthews Road, S5A Charlotte | 28226 | 704.526.0397 UmamiPokerito.com BEST POLISH CUISINE ZYGMA EUROPEAN GROCERY & DELI 212 North Polk Street Pineville | 28134 | 704.889.9946 ZygmaPolishDeli.com BEST PRIVATE PARTY ROOM DEL FRISCO’S 4725 Piedmont Row Drive, S170 Charlotte | 28210 | 704.552.5502 DelFriscos.com BEST RAMEN SARU BY BOW RAMEN 1801 North Graham Street Charlotte | 28206 | 980.819.5889 SaruBBRamen.com BEST RESTAURANT FOR GROUPS OLDE MECKLENBURG BREWERY 4150 Yancey Road Charlotte | 28217 | 704.525.5644 OldeMeckBrew.com FAVORITE RESTAURANT IN (BALLANTYNE) ZINICOLA 14835 Ballantyne Village Way, S140 Charlotte | 28277 | 980.299.2979 ZinicolaItalian.com

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FAVORITE RESTAURANT IN (DILWORTH) BAD DADDY’S BURGERS 1626 East Boulevard Charlotte | 28203 | 704.714.4888 BadDaddysBurgerBar.com FAVORITE RESTAURANT IN (ELIZABETH) THE FIG TREE 1601 East 7th Street Charlotte | 28204 | 704.332.3322 CharlotteFigTree.com FAVORITE RESTAURANT IN (LAKE NORMAN) BARRELL AND FORK 20517 North Main Street Cornelius | 28031 | 704.655.7465 BarrelAndFork.com FAVORITE RESTAURANT IN (MATTHEWS) SANTE 165 North Trade Street Matthews | 28105 | 704.845.1899 SanteOfMatthews.com FAVORITE RESTAURANT IN (MYERS PARK) STAGIONI 715 Providence Road Charlotte | 28207 | 704.372.8110 StagioniCLT.com



FAVORITE RESTAURANT IN (NODA) THE GOODYEAR HOUSE 3032 North Davidson Street Charlotte | 28205 | 704.910.0132 TheGoodyearHouseCharlotte.com FAVORITE RESTAURANT IN (PLAZA MIDWOOD) THE WORKMAN’S FRIEND 1531 Central Avenue Charlotte | 28205 | 980.224.8234 TheWorkmansFriend.com FAVORITE RESTAURANT IN (SOUTH END) BEST GNOCCHI ALCHEMY 2517 Distribution Street Charlotte | 28203 | 704.659.0799 C3-Lab.com FAVORITE RESTAURANT IN (SOUTHPARK) BAR MARCEL 3920 Sharon Road, S160 Charlotte | 28211 | 980.237.1919 BarMarcelCharlotte.com FAVORITE RESTAURANT IN (UNIVERSITY) IRON DISH KOREAN BBQ 9605 North Tryon Street, SH Charlotte | 28262 | 980.225.7378 IronDishKBBQ.com FAVORITE RESTAURANT IN (UPTOWN) ALEXANDER MICHAELS 401 West 9th Street Charlotte | 28202 | 704.332.6789 AlMikesTavern.com

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BEST RIBS (FINGER LICKIN GOOD) NOBLE SMOKE 2216 Freedom Drive Charlotte | 28208 | 704.703.5252 NobleSmokeBarbecue.com BEST ROLL IT UP (SUSHI) YUME RAMEN SUSHI & BAR 1508 South Mint Street Charlotte | 28203 | 980.858.5678 YumeCLT.com BEST ROMANTIC RESTAURANT MELTING POT 901 South Kings Drive, S140B Charlotte | 28204 | 704.334.4400 MeltingPot.com BEST SAKE SELECTION RU SAN’S 2440 Park Road Charlotte | 28203 | 704.374.0008 Ru-Sans.com BEST SALAD (THE GREENS) ESSEX 101 South Tryon Street, S14 Charlotte | 28280 | 980.406.3857 EssexNC.com


BEST SERBIAN CUISINE INTERMEZZO 1427 East 10th Street Charlotte | 28204 | 704.347.2626 IntermezzoPizzeria.com BEST SERVED ON A TORTILLA (TACOS) CABO FISH TACO 3201 North Davidson Street Charlotte | 28205 | 704.332.8868 CaboFishTaco.com BEST SHRIMP & GRITS TUPELO HONEY 101 South Tryon Street, S130 Charlotte | 28280 | 980.270.7268 TupeloHoneyCafe.com BEST SIGNATURE APPETIZER BEST TASTY SIDE DISHES THE EAGLE 2120 South Boulevard, S1 Charlotte | 28203 | 704.780.1570 EagleRestaurant.com BEST SOUL FOOD MERTS HEART & SOUL 214 North College Street Charlotte | 28202 |704.342.4222 MertsCharlotte.com

BEST SPANISH CUISINE MIRO 12239 North Community House Road, S102 Charlotte | 28277 | 704.540.7374 MiroSpanishGrille.com BEST STEAK HOUSE (MEAT AND POTATOES) STEAK 48 4425 Sharon Road Charlotte | 28211 | 980.580.4848 Steak48.com BEST SURF’N’TURF BEEF N’ BOTTLE 4538 South Boulevard Charlotte | 28209 | 704.523.9977 BeefAndBottle.net BEST SUNDAY BRUNCH BEST SUNDAY FUNDAY (PLACE TO BE) THE SUFFOLK PUNCH 2911 Griffith Street, SA Charlotte | 28203 | 704.319.8650 TheSuffolkPunch.com BEST TALL GLASS OF MILK (MILKSHAKE) NINETY’S ICE CREAM 9009 J M Keynes Drive, S4 Charlotte | 28262 | 704.547.1856 NinetysIceCream.com 47


BEST TAPAS BARCELONA WINE BAR 101 West Worthington Avenue, S110 Charlotte | 28203 | 704.741.0300 BarcelonaWineBar.com BEST TASTIEST BAR FOOD THE GIN MILL 1423 South Tryon Street Charlotte | 28203 | 704.373.0782 GinMillSouthEnd.com BEST TASTY TOPPINGS (FOR PIZZA) FUEL PIZZA Multiple Locations FuelPizza.com BEST TEA SPOT THE PAULINE TEA BAR 2326 Arty Avenue Charlotte | 28208 | 704.999.2537 Lenate.com BEST THE FRESHEST CATCH (SEAFOOD) KRUSTACEANS SEAFOOD 2908 Oak Lake Boulevard, S102 Charlotte | 28208 | 980.207.3081 KrustaceansCLT.com

BEST THE OTHER WRAP (BURRITO) PICANTE MEXICAN GRILL 1500 West Morehead Street, SA Charlotte | 28208 | 704.375.6000 PicanteMexicanGrill.biz BEST TRADITIONAL DINER BIG VIEW DINER 16637 Lancaster Highway Charlotte | 28277 | 704.544.0313 BigViewRestaurant.com BEST VIETNAMESE CUISINE PHO NC 19420 Jetton Road, S104 Cornelius | 28031 | 980.729.3770 PhoNCCafe.com BEST WOK ON THE WILD SIDE (CHINESE) WANG & KING ASIAN CAFE 10720 South Tryon Street Charlotte | 28273 | 704.588.3080 WangKingCharlotte.com BEST WORTH TIPPING (BEST SERVICE IN TOWN) LOST & FOUND 332 West Bland Street, SE Charlotte | 28203 | 980.272.7483 LostAndFoundCLT.com

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FAVORITE DRIVE HOME RADIO SHOW MATT & RAMONA, 107.9 THE LINK 1 Julian Price Place Charlotte | 28208 | 704.570.1079 1079TheLink.com BEST ELECTRONICS STORE TILLMAN MUSIC 598 Anderson Road Rock Hill | 29730 | 803.366.3232 TillmanMusic.com BEST EVENT ON WHEELS COCA COLA 600, CHARLOTTE MOTOR SPEEDWAY 5555 Concord Parkway South Concord | 28027 | 800.455.3267 CharlotteMotorSpeedway.com BEST EVENT TICKETING COMPANY EVENTBRITE Eventbrite.com FAVORITE HOUSE/COVER BAND NEW LOCAL Charlotte | 843.437.4360 NewLocalBand.com BEST LIMOUSINE COMPANY SILVER FOX LIMOUSINES 10722 Carmel Commons Boulevard, S420 Charlotte | 28226 | 704.622.9944 SilverFoxLimos.com

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FAVORITE LOCAL HIP-HOP ARTIST ELEVATOR JAY ElevatorJay.com FAVORITE LOCAL INVESTIGATIVE REPORTER JASON STOOGENKE, WSOC-TV 235 West 23rd Street Charlotte | 28206 | 704.338.9999 WSOCTV.com FAVORITE LOCAL MALE TV ANCHOR DEREK JAMES, WCCB NEWS RISING 1 Television Place Charlotte | 28205 | 704.632.7568 WCCBCharlotte.com FAVORITE LOCAL MALE VOCALIST TOMMY DECARLO, DECARLO DecarloRocks.com FAVORITE LOCAL NEWS STATION WBTV CHANNEL 3 1 Julian Price Place Charlotte | 28208 | 704.374.3803 WBTV.COM

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FAVORITE LOCAL TV SPORTSCASTER WILL KUNKEL, FOX 46 NEWS CHARLOTTE 3501 Performance Road Charlotte | 28214 | 704.944.3300 Fox46.com FAVORITE MID DAY RADIO SHOW NICK WILSON & JOSH PARRELL, WFNZ THE FAN 102.5FM | 610AM 1 Julian Price Place Charlotte | 28208 | 704.374.3803 WFNZ.Radio.com FAVORITE MORNING RADIO SHOW ACE & TJ SHOW, HITS 96.1 Charlotte | 888.412.2385 AceTJ.com BEST MOVIE THEATER AMC 22 9541 South Boulevard Charlotte | 28273 | 704.643.1507 AMCTheatres.com BEST NON-CONCERT VENUE TO HEAR LIVE MUSIC CASWELL STATION 366 North Caswell Road Charlotte | 28204 | 980.237.4256 CaswellStation.com

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BEST RACING SCHOOL RICHARD PETTY DRIVING EXPERIENCE Charlotte Motor Speedway 5555 Concord Parkway South Concord | 28027 | 704.886.2400 FAVORITE RADIO STATION PERSONALITY ACE, ACE & TJ SHOW, HITS 96.1 Charlotte | 888.412.2385 AceTJ.com BEST RECORDING STUDIO HYGGE COWORKING Multiple Locations Charlotte | 980.236.1854 WeAreHygge.com BEST SPORTING EVENT CHARLOTTE CHECKERS 2700 East Independence Boulevard Charlotte | 28205 | 704.342.4423 GoCheckers.com

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FAVORITE SPORTS RADIO SHOW KYLE BAILEY, WFNZ 610AM 1 Julian Price Place Charlotte | 28208 | 704.570.9610 Radio.com/WFNZ FAVORITE TALK RADIO SHOW THE PAT MCCRORY SHOW, WBTV 1 Julian Price Place Charlotte | 28208 | 704.374.3803 WBTV.com BEST KNOW IT ALL (PLACE FOR TRIVIA) BRADSHAW SOCIAL HOUSE 8440 Rea Road Charlotte | 28277 | 704.543.7351 BradshawSocialHouse.com BEST LAST LAUGH (COMEDY CLUB) COMEDY ZONE 900 North Carolina Music Factory Boulevard Charlotte | 28206 | 980.321.4702 ComedyZone.com

BEST PLACE TO PIMP YOUR RIDE SOUND ON WHEELS 515 Anderson Road South Rock Hill | 29730 | 803.329.3400 SoundOnWheels.net BEST THING IN CHARLOTTE TO SHOW OUT OF TOWN GUESTS OPTIMIST HALL 1115 North Brevard Street Charlotte | 28206 | 980.701.0040 OptimistHall.com BEST VALUE IN ENTERTAINMENT STROKE 1318 Pecan Avenue Charlotte | 28205 | 704.462.7007 StrokePutt.com

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BEST ACCESSORIES STORE FOR HER CLUTCH 1512 Central Avenue Charlotte | 28205 | 704.375.2444 ClutchCLT.com BEST ACCESSORIES STORE FOR HIM BEST BOUTIQUE FOR HIM BEST JUICIEST JEAN SELECTION FOR HIM REVOLUTION CLOTHIERS & CO. 227 East Boulevard Charlotte | 28203 | 704.971.1990 RevolutionClothiers.com

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BEST BARBER SHOP FOR HIM THAT OPENED IN 2020 BISHOPS CUTS/COLOR 1422 South Tryon Street Charlotte | 20203 | 980.498.2056 Bishops.com

FAVORITE BODY PIERCER CINDY GOODE, SADU BODY MODIFICATIONS 1515 Central Avenue Charlotte | 28205 | 704.344.0011 SaduPiercing.org

BEST BATH PRODUCTS SMALL KEYS 224 East 7th Street Charlotte | 28202 Instagram.com/CltFind

BEST BOUTIQUE FOR HER COSTUME JEWELRY NIGHTLIFE ATTIRE KK BLOOM 2823 Selwyn Avenue, SE Charlotte | 28209 | 704.919.1142 ShopKKBloom.com

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BEST BOUTIQUE FOR THE PRICE CLT BOUTIQUE 1425 Winnifred Street, S109 Charlotte | 28203 | 704.591.9045 CLTBoutique.com BEST BRIDAL BOUTIQUE J. MAJOR’S BRIDAL BOUTIQUE 1900 South Boulevard Charlotte | 28203 | 704.372.0082 JMajors.com BEST BUY MAKEUP TISUN BEAUTY 5420 North Tryon Street Charlotte | 28213 | 704.597.5690 TisunBeauty.com BEST CASUAL MEN’S CLOTHING BONOBOS 2120 South Boulevard, S2 Charlotte | 28203 | 980.219.8122 Bonobos.com BEST CHARLOTTE BRAND CLOTHING BEST FASHION T-SHIRT BEST TOP IT OFF (HAT STORE) BEST UNISEX BOUTIQUE GLORY DAYS APPAREL 1425 Winnifred Street, S107 Charlotte | 28203 GloryDaysApparel.com

FAVORITE CHICEST LOCAL DESIGNER FAVORITE CUSTOM (TO YOU) CLOTHING LUIS MACHICAO 811 Providence Road Charlotte | 28207 | 704.449.4452 LuisMachicao.com BEST CHILDREN’S CONSIGNMENTS THE ARGYLE ALLIGATOR 1419 East Boulevard Charlotte | 28203 | 980.621.0142 TheArgyleAlligator.com BEST CONSIGNMENT SHOP (MEN) JILSON’S MEN’S CONSIGNMENT 117 Middleton Drive Charlotte | 28207 | 704.334.9191 JilsonsConsignment.com BEST CONSIGNMENT SHOP (WOMEN) BEST SURE-FIRE BET (PLACE YOU CAN ALWAYS COUNT ON) JT POSH 2400 Park Road, SA2 Charlotte | 28203 | 704.375.1334 JTPosh.com BEST COOLEST KICK SELECTION BEST SHOE LOVERS’ HEAVEN SOCIAL STATUS 1519 Central Avenue Charlotte | 28205 | 704.632.9902 SocialStatusPGH.com

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BEST COSMETIC DENTIST SOUTHEND DENTISTRY 1520 South Boulevard, S110 Charlotte | 28203 | 704.335.8266 SouthendSmiles.com BEST COSMETIC SURGERY GRAPER HARPER COSMETIC SURGERY 2915 Colgate Road, S103 Charlotte | 28211 | 704.375.7111 GraperCosmeticSurgery.com

BEST EVERYDAY JEWELRY GOLDEN CARROT 2120 South Boulevard, S3 Charlotte | 28203 | 704.562.0898 TheGoldenCarrot.com

BEST CUTTING-EDGE FASHION BOUTIQUE BEST PLACE TO FIND SOMETHING YOU DIDN’T KNOW YOU NEEDED SCOUT & MOLLY’S WAVERLY 7315 Waverly Walk Avenue F1-3 Charlotte | 28277 | 980.245.8656 6401 Morrison Boulevard, #4C Charlotte | 28211 | 980.237.8424 ScoutAndMollys.com

BEST EYEBROW WAXING BEST FACIALS TO DIE FOR BEST SMOOTHEST SKIN (WAXING) BEST SPA FOR BODY TREATMENTS LE PETIT SPA 6324 Fairview Road Charlotte | 28210 | 980.406.3269 120105 Copper Way Charlotte | 28277 | 704.910.0559 LePetitSpaCharlotte.com

BEST DESIGNER SHADES JOHNNY FLY 519 East 36th Street Charlotte | 28205 | 704.910.0057 JohnnyFly.com

FAVORITE FASHION/STYLE BLOGGER MELISSSA LATIN, @CHARLOTTE_FASHION_PLATE Charlotte | 704.728.0295 CharlotteFashionPlate.com

BEST DRESSING UP YOUR POOCH CANINE CAFE 125 Remount Road, SA Charlotte | 28203 | 704.588.3647 CanineCafe.net

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BEST HAIR BRAIDING VICKY AFRICAN HAIR BRAIDING 1014 North Tryon Street Charlotte | 28206 | 704.334.4545 VickyHairBraiding.com BEST HAIR COLOR FOR THE PRICE SALON 42 2444 Park Road Charlotte | 28203 | 704.375.6234 SalonFortyTwo.com BEST HAIR SALON FAVORITE HAIR EXTENSIONSFAVORITE SNIPPIEST FEMALE STYLIST LAUREN BERNSTEIN, REFINERY SALON 4435 Monroe Road Charlotte | 28205 | 704.773.0478 Refinery.Salon BEST HAIR SALON THAT OPENED IN 2020 OA SALONS 5126 Park Road, S2A Charlotte | 28209 | 704.676.1500 OASalons.com BEST HANDBAGS TO HOLD POLICY HANDBAGS Charlotte | 855.952.2490 PolicyHandBags.com BEST JEWELER WITH THE BRIGHTEST BLING MALAK JEWELERS 8042 Providence Road, S1000 Charlotte | 28277 | 704.341.1188 MalakJewelers.com

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BEST JUICIEST JEAN SELECTION FOR HER MADEWELL 2036 South Boulevard Charlotte | 28203 | 704.565.8267 Madewell.com BEST LEISURE LOUNGE-WEAR BEST LINGERIE SHOP IC LONDON 4310 Sharon Road, ST13 Charlotte | 28211 | 704.377.7955 ICLondon.com BEST LOCAL JEWELRY DESIGNER LEMONI BLANC Charlotte | 980.319.2938 Instagram.com/LemoniBlanc BEST LOVELY LASHES LALA LASHES CHARLOTTE 841 Baxter Street, S114 Charlotte | 28202 | 704.366.5274 LalaLashesCharlotte.com


FAVORITE MAKEUP FEMALE ARTIST ELIZABETH TOLLEY, ELIZABETH TOLLEY MAKEUP ARTIST Charlotte NCMcmakeupArtist.com FAVORITE MAKEUP MALE ARTIST SCOTT WEAVER, MAC COSMETICS Charlotte MacCosmetics.com BEST MEN’S CASUAL FRIDAY CLOTHING OMJ CLOTHING 1930 Camden Road, S125 Charlotte | 28203 | 980.202.2173 OMJClothingCharlotte.com BEST MEN’S CLOTHING BEST MEN’S SUITS WILLIAM WILSON CLOTHING 117 Middleton Drive Charlotte | 28207 | 704.269.8869 WilliamWilsonClothing.com BEST MEN’S GROOMING EMERSON JOSEPH 221 South Tryon Street Charlotte | 28202 | 704.343.3443 EmersonJoseph.com BEST MOST RELAXING SPA CAROLINA AGE MANAGEMENT INSTITUTE 8712 Lindholm Drive, S302 Huntersville | 28078 | 704.997.6530 CarolinaAgeManagement.com

BEST NAIL SALON POLISHED NAIL BAR 4151 Park Road Charlotte | 28209 | 980.949.7747 6700 Fairview Road Charlotte | 28210 | 704.643.9199 7864 Rea Road Charlotte | 28277 | 980.819.8330 2041 South Boulevard, S102 Charlotte | 28203 | 704.954.0004 7107 Waverly Walk Avenue, SA3 Charlotte | 28277 | 980.262.3979 9121 Sam Furr Road, S101 Huntersville | 28078 | 980.689.2014 IPolished.com BEST NEIGHBORHOOD BOUTIQUE BORIS & NATASHA 2910 The Plaza Charlotte | 28205 | 704.375.0079 BEST OUT-OF-THE ORDINARY FINDS ROAM & DWELL 1226 Central Avenue Charlotte | 28204 | 980.226.5386 RoamDwell.com BEST PIERCING STUDIO SADU BODY MODIFICATION 1515 Central Avenue Charlotte | 28205 | 704.344.0011 SaduPiercing.org 71


BEST PLACE FOR ORGANIC BRANDS OF CLOTHING RECOVER BRANDS 1518 Bryant Street Charlotte | 28208 | 888.897.9243 RecoverBrands.com BEST PLACE TO GET FRAMED (OPTICIAN STORE) WARBY PARKER 2000 South Boulevard, S150 Charlotte | 28203 | 704.508.4075 WarbyParker.com BEST PLACE TO LEARN (BEAUTY SCHOOL) PAUL MITCHELL THE SCHOOL 1516 Elizabeth Avenue Charlotte | 28204 | 704.335.0060 PaulMitchell.edu

BEST PREGNANT PEOPLE NEED CLOTHES TOO ONE HOTT MAMA MATERNITY 1419 East Boulevard Charlotte | 28203 | 980.939.1690 OneHottMamma.com BEST RUNNING SHOES RUN FOR YOUR LIFE Multiple Locations RunForYourLife.com BEST SHOE REPAIR DEAN’S SHOE REPAIR 2925 Selwyn Avenue Charlotte Charlotte | 28209 | 704.334.8985 DeansShoeRepair.net BEST SHOPPING CENTER PARK ROAD SHOPPING CENTER 4101 Park Road Charlotte | 28209 ParkRoadShoppingCenter.com

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FAVORITE SNIPPIEST MALE STYLIST NATHAN DANIELS, CARMEN & CARMEN 324 South Sharon Amity Road Charlotte | 28211 | 704.364.0270 CarmenCarmenSalon.com BEST SPECIALTY CLOTHING STORE WOMEN’S CLOTHING BOEM 3920 Sharon Road Charlotte | 28211 | 704 .817.7009 2028 South Boulevard, S1B Charlotte | 28203 | 980.309.0526 ShopBoem.com BEST SUN SEEKING SWIMWEAR LAS OLAS 2040 South Boulevard Charlotte | 28203 | 704.910.6007 ShopOlas.com BEST TANNING SALON (SPRAY TAN) GORGEOUS GLO 4724 Sharon Road, S2I Charlotte | 28210 | 980.819.8411 GorgeousGlo.com

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BEST ADVENTURE/FUN RACE HUNTERSVILLE HALF MARATHON & 5K 16620 Cranlyn Road Huntersville | 28078 | 704.301.5932 HuntersvilleHalf.com BEST ALTERNATIVE FITNESS BEST FITNESS CENTER FOR THE MONEY BEST GYM WITH BEST EQUIPMENT BEST SWEAT-WORTHY GYM MADABOLIC 2610 South Boulevard Charlotte | 28209 | 980.949.7263 2115 East 7th Street Charlotte | 28204 | 980.949.7263 Madabolic.com FAVORITE ASS KICKING FEMALE PERSONAL TRAINER SISSY BATES, MADABOLIC 2610 South Boulevard Charlotte | 28209 | 980.949.7263 Madabolic.com FAVORITE ASS KICKING MALE PERSONAL TRAINER JAY JOHNSON, TEAM MLP Charlotte | 704.221.2187 TeamMLP.com

FAVORITE BARRE INSTRUCTOR BRIE HOLLINGSWORTH, FLYWHEEL SPORTS 2907 Providence Road Charlotte | 28211 | 980.819.8501 FlywheelSports.com BEST BARRE STUDIO PURE BARRE 603 Providence Road Charlotte | 28207 | 980.329.4640 PureBarre.com BEST BICYCLE SHOP EBIKE CENTRAL 1425 Winnifred Street, S115 Charlotte | 28203 | 888.876.6473 EBikeCentral.net BEST BIKING TRAILS BEST RIDE THE RAPIDS U.S. NATIONAL WHITEWATER CENTER 5000 Whitewater Center Parkway Charlotte | 28214 | 704.391.3900 USNWC.org

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BEST BODY TREATMENT STRETCHLAB 1235 East Boulevard, SG Charlotte | 28203 | 704.703.1480 StretchLab.com/Location/Dilworth BEST BOOT CAMP HARDCORE SERIOUS FITNESS 13730 Statesville Road Huntersville | 28078 | 704.301.7487 HardcoreSeriousFitness.com BEST BOXING/MMA GYM ULTIMATE GYM 2838 Queen City Drive Charlotte | 28208 | 704.333.0071 Ultimate-Gym.com BEST CITY PARK FREEDOM PARK 1908 East Boulevard Charlotte | 28203 | 980.314.1002 MeckNC.gov BEST CROSSFIT GYM CROSSFIT NODA 2838 Queen City Drive Charlotte | 28208 | 704.559.9799 CrossfitNoDa.com

FAVORITE CROSSFIT INSTRUCTOR KEVIN BRAFFORD, CROSSFIT NODA 2839 Queen City Drive Charlotte | 28208 | 704.559.9800 CrossfitNoDa.com FAVORITE CYCLING INSTRUCTOR BEAR ROBINSON, HARDCORE SERIOUS FITNESS 13730 Statesville Road Huntersville | 28078 | 704.301.7487 HardcoreSeriousFitness.com BEST CYCLING STUDIO CYCLEBAR 339 South Kings Drive Charlotte | 28204 | 704.419.4080 Cyclebar.com BEST DISC GOLF (PLACE TO PLAY) ANOTHER ROUND DISC GOLF 1200 East 36th Street Charlotte | 28205 | 704.561.1242 ARDG.shop BEST FITNESS APPAREL/GEAR STORE RUN FOR YOUR LIFE 1816 East Arbors Drive Charlotte | 28262 | 704.503.1105 RunForYourLife.com 79


BEST HEALTH FOOD/SUPPLEMENT STORE PROJECT LEANNATION Multiple Locations Charlotte | 704.995.9603 ProjectLeanNation.com

FAVORITE FITNESS BLOGGER FINLEY FUNSTEN, @FINLEYFUNSTEN 2610 South Boulevard Charlotte | 28209 | 980.949.7263 Madabolic.com BEST GROUP BIKE RIDE SPIRITED CYCLIST 610 Jetton Street, S110 Davidson | 28036 | 704.948.9300 SpiritedCyclist.com BEST GROUP FITNESS STUDIO (NOT INCLUDING CROSSFIT, CYCLING, OR YOGA) ISI ELITE TRAINING 2452 Park Road, SA Charlotte | 28203 | 704.274.2383 ISIEliteTraining.com BEST GYM TO SOCIALIZE HIVE FITNESS 129 Southside Drive Charlotte | 28217 | 980.498.2146 HiveFitnessCLT.com 80

BEST HEALTHY RESTAURANT BEST POST-WORKOUT SNACK GREEN BROTHERS JUICE CO. 2725 South Boulevard, SB Charlotte | 28209 2230 Park Road, S103 Charlotte | 28203 7802 Fairview Road, SA Charlotte |28226 COMING SOON: Birkdale Village GreenBrothersJuice.com BEST INTRAMURAL SPORTS SPORTSLINK 2131 Ayrsley Town Boulevard, S400 Charlotte | 28273 | 704.499.9160 SportsLinkUS.com BEST MARTIAL ARTS PARK DOJO Multiple Location Charlotte | 704.975.6489 ParkDojo.com FAVORITE NUTRITIONIST/DIET COACH JAY JOHNSON, TEAM MLP Charlotte | 704.221.2187 JayJohnsonMLP.com


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BEST SOCCER CLUB/ACADEMY (TEAM SPORTS) CHARLOTTE INDEPENDENCE 1523 Elizabeth Avenue, S120 Charlotte | 28204 | 704.206.1515 CharlotteIndependence.com

BEST PLACE TO JOG CHARLOTTE RAIL TRAIL Charlotte | 28203 CharlotteRailTrail.org

BEST SOCCER FACILITY RICHARD BARRY PARK 13707 Beatties Ford Road Huntersville | 28078 | 704.766.2220 Huntersville.org

BEST PLACE TO TAKE DANCE LESSONS CHARLOTTE LATIN DANCE 508 Griffith Road Charlotte | 28217 | 704.707.4016 CharlotteLatinDance.com

BEST SPORTING GOODS STORE DICK’S SPORTING GOODS Multiple Locations DicksSportingGoods.com

FAVORITE RUNNING COACH ANDREA DELL, ANDREA DELL RUNNING COACH Huntersville | 28070 AndreaDellCoaching.com

BEST SPORTS PLEX MATTHEWS SPORTSPLEX 2425 Sports Parkway Matthews | 28105 | 980.314.7539 MeckNC.gov FAVORITE TAKE A HIKE (HIKING TRAILS) LATTA NATURE PRESERVE 5226 Sample Road Huntersville | 28078 | 704.875.1391 MeckNC.gov

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BEST SPECIAL TOUCH MASSAGE OLEA MASSAGE & BODYWORK 1100 South Mint Street, S109 Charlotte | 28203 | 704.763.9044 BestCharlotteMassage.com BEST TRAIL RUNNING RACE VAGABOND ENDURANCE Monroe | 28112 VagabondEndurance.com FAVORITE TRIATHLON COACH JENNY LEISER, CODA COACHING 4438 Applegate Road Charlotte | 28209 Coda-Coaching.com BEST UNIQUE FITNESS CENTER HARDCORE SERIOUS FITNESS 13730 Statesville Road Huntersville | 28078 | 704.301.7487 HardcoreSeriousFitness.com

BEST WOMEN’S GYM ORANGE THEORY Multiple Locations OrangeTheory.com BEST YOGA CLOTHING LULULEMON Multiple Locations Shop.Lululemon.com FAVORITE YOGA INSTRUCTOR KATI BUCKNER, CHARLOTTE YOGA 730 East Woodlawn, SE Charlotte | 28209 | 704.665.9003 CharlotteYoga.com BEST YOGA STUDIO CHARLOTTE FAMILY YOGA 8230 Poplar Tent Road, S104 Concord | 28027 | 704.992.1145 CharlotteFamilyYoga.com

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BEST ACUPUNCTURIST TRUE NORTH ACUPUNCTURE AND WELLNESS 1310 South Tryon Street Charlotte | 28293 | 980.819.1110 TrueNorthAcuWellness.com BEST ADULT TOY STORE ADAM AND EVE 1437 South Boulevard, SA Charlotte | 28203 | 704.375.6811 ShopAtAdamEve.com BEST ADVERTISING AGENCY MYTHIC 200 South Tryon Street, 9th Floor Charlotte | 28202 | 704.227.0700 Mythic.us BEST ANTIQUE STORE SLEEPY POET 4450 South Boulevard Charlotte | 28209 | 704.529.6369 SleepyPoetStuff.com BEST ART SUPPLIES CHEAP JOE’S 316 Remount Road Charlotte | 28203 | 704.845.2527 CheapJoes.com BEST AUTO BODY REPAIR EUROWISE 440 Springbrook Road Charlotte | 28217 | 704.559.8100 Eurowise.com

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BEST BANKRUPTCY LAW FIRM THE LAYTON LAW FIRM 2710 Colgate Road Charlotte | 28211 | 704.749.7747 TheLaytonLawFirm.com BEST BED & BATH LINENS BED BATH & BEYOND Multiple Locations BedBathAndBeyond.com BEST BEER BREWING SUPPLIES ULTIMATE ALES 134 Mooresville Commons Way Mooresville | 28117 | 980.444.0204 UltimateAles.com BEST BOAT MARINA WATER STREET SEAPORT 1705 West Catawba Avenue Cornelius | 2831 | 704.892.4619 LakeNormanCompany.com BEST BUSINESS SCHOOL WAKE FOREST UNIVERSITY CHARLOTTE CENTER 200 North College Street Charlotte | 28202 | 704.332.0683 Charlotte.WFU.edu BEST CAR MECHANIC EURO CARS SOUTHEND 2429 South Tryon Street Charlotte | 28203 | 980.819.9230 EuroCarsSouthend.com



BEST CBD STORE KANNA CBD 209 West Worthington Avenue Charlotte | 28203 | 980.237.6651 KannaCBD.org BEST CELL PHONE REPAIR CPR CELL PHONE REPAIR Multiple Locations CellPhoneRepair.com BEST CHIROPRACTOR CLINIC BETTER DAY CHIROPRACTIC 436 East 36th Street Charlotte | 28205 | 980.292.6191 BetterDayChiro.com BEST CIGAR STORE LITTLE HAVANA HUMIDOR Charlotte | 786.203.9042 LHHCigars.com BEST COMIC BOOK SHOP COMIC MONSTORE 813 Jake Alexander Boulevard, SS Salisbury | 28147 | 704.636.0049 ComicMonstore.com FAVORITE COMMUNITY BANK FIFTH THIRD BANK Multiple Locations 53.com

BEST COMPUTER REPAIR STRATEGIC COMPUTER SOLUTIONS 2303 West Morehead Street, S101 Charlotte | 28208 | 704.374.0880 Cpurx.com FAVORITE COOKING SCHOOL CHEF ALYSSA’S KITCHEN 4001 Yancey Road Charlotte | 28217 | 704.817.7568 ChefAlyssasKitchen.com BEST COWORKING SPACE INDUSTRIOUS Multiple Locations Charlotte | 980.220.6201 IndustriousOffice.com BEST CUSTOM HOME BUILDER RAM DESIGN-BUILD 401 Rensselaer Avenue Charlotte | 28203 | 980.299.3635 RamConstructionInc.com BEST DELIVERY COMPANY BEST THE ONE WHO TAKES CARE OF IT ALL (CONCIERGE) ERRANDS DONE RIGHT 3122 Fincher Farm Road, S100-284 Matthews | 28105 | 804.852.9292 @ ErrandsDoneRight

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