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Arts and Entertainment

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Arts and Entertainment 378 nominees

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Beauty

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Beauty 488 nominees
  • Signature Salon & Spa, Beauty, Day Spa, Facial, Hair Color, Hair Salon, Manicure and Pedicure, Massage, Beauty Supply, 1424 Big Bend Rd Waukesha WI 53189

    1. Signature Salon & Spa (Waukesha, WI)

    Nominee for: Best Day Spa

    "A lttle slice of heaven!!! By definition, signature defines uniqueness and individual style. And Signature Salon and..."

  • Moving Shadow Ink, Beauty, Tattoo and Piercing, 4328 w Forest Home ave Milwaukee WI 53219

    2. Moving Shadow Ink (Milwaukee, WI)

    Nominee for: Best Tattoo and Piercing

    "This is The Best Tattoo Shop Hands Down I Love It Here All Of The Artists Are Great and Very Talented....I Stay Loyal..."

  • Back In Balance Therapeutic Massage, LLC, Beauty, Massage, Day Spa, 15738 W National Ave New Berlin WI 53151

    3. Back In Balance Therapeutic Massage, LLC (New Berlin, WI)

    Nominee for: Best Massage

    "I've been to many massage therapists over the years and Kristin has surpassed any treatment I've ever received. She is..."

  • Salon Orlin, Beauty, Hair Color, Hair Salon, Tanning, Day Spa, 13315 w. Watertown Plank Rd Elm Grove WI 53122

    4. Salon Orlin (Elm Grove, WI)

    Nominee for: Best Hair Color

    "I had SO MUCH FUN while O.J. was coloring/highlighting/cutting my hair. I have FINALLY found a salon where I can go..."

  • Salon Orlin, Beauty, Hair Color, Hair Salon, Tanning, Day Spa, 13315 w. Watertown Plank Rd Elm Grove WI 53122

    5. Salon Orlin (Elm Grove, WI)

    Nominee for: Best Hair Salon

    "I had SO MUCH FUN while O.J. was coloring/highlighting/cutting my hair. I have FINALLY found a salon where I can go..."

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Cheap Eats

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Cheap Eats 312 nominees
  • Saz's State House, Cheap Eats, Great Meals, Barbecue, Brunch, 5539 W State St Milwaukee WI 53208

    1. Saz's State House (Milwaukee, WI)

    Nominee for: Best Barbecue

    "Always had great food and great service at the restaurant . I have used Saz's Catering department for several parties..."

  • 2. Sobelman's Pub & Grill (Menomonee River Valley)

    Nominee for: Best Burger

    "A great place to eat. A mix of college students, business professionals, blue collar workers, and people off the..."

  • 3. Zaffiro's (Brady Street)

    Nominee for: Best Pizza

    "In a word; consistency I've enjoyed Zaffiro's thin crust Pizza for over 45 years and it is always the same flavor and..."

  • Picnic Basket, Cheap Eats, Sandwich Shop, Pizza, Barbecue, W329 N4492 Lakeland Dr Nashotah WI 53058

    4. Picnic Basket (Nashotah, WI)

    Nominee for: Best Sandwich Shop

    "I LOVE this place! I have been going here since grade school and they have never had a bad sandwich! I'd ride my bike 2..."

  • 5. Blue's Egg (Milwaukee, WI)

    Nominee for: Best Breakfast

    "Breakfast on another level with stuffed hash-browns, delicious omelets, and decadent pastries. Friendly staff who go..."

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Fashion

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Fashion 147 nominees
  • Stan's, Fashion, Shoes, Women's Accessories, 505 W Silver Spring Dr Glendale WI 53217

    1. Stan's (Glendale, WI)

    Nominee for: Best Shoes

    "I love Stan's, it's a warm environment where all employees are happy and more than willing to help. Not only do they..."

  • A-Trio Jewelry Design Studio, Weddings, Fashion, Rings, Designer Jewelry, Women's Accessories, 215 N Water St Historic Third Ward Milwaukee WI 53202

    2. A-Trio Jewelry Design Studio (Historic Third Ward)

    Nominee for: Best Designer Jewelry

    "They designed my engagement ring, wedding ring, and were able to purchase my husband's ring for cheap. Everytime you..."

  • Bangles & Bags, Fashion, Women's Boutique, Women's Accessories, Designer Jewelry, 307 West Main Street Waukesha WI

    3. Bangles & Bags (Waukesha, WI)

    Nominee for: Best Women's Accessories

    "Best accessories around!!! I have been shopping their stores for 8 years already and love everything I have gotten! It..."

  • 4. Retique (Historic Third Ward)

    Nominee for: Best Vintage and Resale

    "Retique is THE BEST besides Oakland! A unique blend of old and new in a wonderful setting with great Goodwill employees..."

  • Refined Boutique, Fashion, Women's Boutique, 1430 Underwood Avenue Milwaukee WI 53213

    5. Refined Boutique (Milwaukee, WI)

    Nominee for: Best Women's Boutique

    "This is my favorite boutique! Kayla has an excellent sense of fashion. I shop knowing that the merchandise is cutting..."

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Great Meals

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Great Meals 454 nominees
  • 1. Blue's Egg (Milwaukee, WI)

    Nominee for: Best Brunch

    "Breakfast on another level with stuffed hash-browns, delicious omelets, and decadent pastries. Friendly staff who go..."

  • That's Amore Cafe Italiano, Great Meals, Italian, 5080 S 108th St Greenfield WI 53228

    2. That's Amore Cafe Italiano (Greenfield, WI)

    Nominee for: Best Italian

    "My husband and I just ate there yesterday and the food was plentiful and delicious. As we were leaving my husband said..."

  • Botanas Restaurant, Great Meals, Nightlife, Mexican, Patio Bar, 816 S. 5th Street Walker's Point Milwaukee WI 53204

    3. Botanas Restaurant (Walker's Point)

    Nominee for: Best Mexican

    "We discovered Botana's when it was basically a one-room restaurant. Shortly after, we moved to Austin, TX, expecting..."

  • Palmer's Steakhouse, Great Meals, Nightlife, Steakhouse, Wine List, Romantic Restaurant, Traditional American, Neighborhood Bar, Seafood, 122 E Capitol Dr Hartland WI 53029

    4. Palmer's Steakhouse (Hartland, WI)

    Nominee for: Best Steakhouse

    "I love this restaurant! Marie, Jerry and Tony truly appreciate their customers and know how to make them feel welcome..."

  • Soon's Sushi Cafe, Great Meals, Nightlife, Sushi, Beer Selection, Seafood, 2100 54th Street Kenosha WI 53140

    5. Soon's Sushi Cafe (Kenosha, WI)

    Nominee for: Best Sushi

    "Soon's is a gem in the rough. When I first parked in front a handful of years ago, I thought this is not much of a..."

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Health and Fitness

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Health and Fitness 359 nominees

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Legal

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Legal 36 nominees

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Nightlife

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Nightlife 362 nominees
  • Horny Goat Hideaway, Nightlife, Great Meals, Brewpub, Live Music Venue, Beer Selection, Brunch, 2011 South 1st Street Bay View Milwaukee WI 53207

    1. Horny Goat Hideaway (Bay View)

    Nominee for: Best Brewpub

    "All beers are fantastic!! The flights are a ball and really help you select a seasonal fav! Besides...the food is yum..."

  • Dj Palistine, Nightlife, DJ, Dance Club, 6650 W. State Street Milwaukee WI 53213

    2. Dj Palistine (Milwaukee, WI)

    Nominee for: Best DJ

    "Always has the hottest playlist!!! Palistine is the hardest-working, most creative DJ in the city, bringing flavor from..."

  • The Stage, Nightlife, Neighborhood Bar, Live Music Venue, Beer Selection, Sports Bar, Trendy Bar, DJ, 7200 W Fond du Lac Ave Milwaukee WI 53218

    3. The Stage (Milwaukee, WI)

    Nominee for: Best Neighborhood Bar

    "The Stage is a very relaxed and diverse atmosphere. The music selection is also diverse and is geared to please..."

  • Matty's Bar, Grille & Catering, Nightlife, Great Meals, Sports Bar, Neighborhood Bar, Brewpub, Trendy Bar, New American, 14460 W College Ave New Berlin WI 53151

    4. Matty's Bar & Grille (New Berlin, WI)

    Nominee for: Best Sports Bar

    "This is the greatest sports bar in the Milwaukee Area, the owner is onsite all most all the time. His bartenders and..."

  • Mulligan's Irish Pub, Nightlife, Irish Pub, 8923 S 27th Street Franklin WI 53132

    5. Mulligan's Irish Pub (Franklin, WI)

    Nominee for: Best Irish Pub

    "Great food great atmosphere great customer service. If your a sports freak this is the place to go watch all the games..."

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Pets

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Shopping

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Shopping 306 nominees
  • Clinton Street Antiques, Shopping, Antiques, Furniture, 1110 S 1st St Walker's Point Milwaukee WI 53204

    1. Clinton Street Antiques (Walker's Point)

    Nominee for: Best Antiques

    "This is a small, eclectic antiques shop. Doug has a great eye for both the quirky to the classic collectibles. Some of..."

  • Ben Franklin Crafts, Shopping, Weddings, Arts and Crafts, Flowers,   Whitman Park Shopping Center   1083 Summit Ave Oconomowoc WI 53066

    2. Ben Franklin Crafts (Oconomowoc, WI)

    Nominee for: Best Arts and Crafts

    "This is the greatest place I have ever been for finding everything and anything you need! I have found models, frames..."

  • The Flower Garden, Shopping, Florist, 202 North Ave Hartland WI 53029

    3. The Flower Garden (Hartland, WI)

    Nominee for: Best Florist

    "The wedding arrangements are the most elegant and unique. Or guests said they never saw anyting like them. Dan is most..."

  • The Front Porch, Shopping, Gift Shop, 1505 Wisconsin 164 South Waukesha WI 53186

    4. The Front Porch (Waukesha, WI)

    Nominee for: Best Gift Shop

    "I've shopped and I have attended some of the workshops offered at the store. The trick of the trade are gladly shared..."

  • Furniture To Go, Shopping, Furniture, 1301 West Lincoln Avenue Milwaukee WI 53215

    5. Furniture To Go (Milwaukee, WI)

    Nominee for: Best Furniture

    "This store has the best prices and service in town! I went to 27th and Lincoln and the young boy tried to over price me..."

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Specialty Food and Drink

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Specialty Food and Drink 252 nominees

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Weddings

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Weddings 484 nominees
  • Simma's Bakery, Weddings, Cakes, Caterer, 817 N 68th St Milwaukee WI 53213

    1. Simma's Bakery (Milwaukee, WI)

    Nominee for: Best Cakes

    "Simma's has the best bakery in town; especially the best cheesecake -- we had it for our wedding. There's nothing like..."

  • Ellen Zilli's Catering (Zilli Hospitality Group), Weddings, Caterer, 613 N Grandview Blvd Waukesha WI 53188

    2. Ellen Zilli's Catering (Zilli Hospitality Group) (Waukesha, WI)

    Nominee for: Best Caterer

    "Even though the food turned out good for the reception I can only rate this review 2 stars. Considering what we had to..."

  • Double Platinum DJ Service, Weddings, Music, 5010 S Desoto Ct New Berlin WI 53151

    3. Double Platinum DJ Service (New Berlin, WI)

    Nominee for: Best Music

    "Double Platinum is the most talented and professional service I have ever seen! They offer the total package from..."

  • Renaissance Place, Weddings, Venue, 1451 N Prospect Ave Lower East Side Milwaukee WI 53202

    4. Renaissance Place (East Town)

    Nominee for: Best Venue

    "You simply can not beat the service that Renaissance Place provides. My husband and I had our reception there in May..."

  • TJ Uttke Photography, Weddings, Photographer, 4209 S. Howell Ave Milwaukee WI 53207

    5. TJ Uttke Photography (Milwaukee, WI)

    Nominee for: Best Photographer

    "TJ did an absolutely amazing job with our engagement and wedding photos! He was so easy to work with and really..."

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