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Best of Long Beach 2018 Winners List

Best of Long Beach 2018 Winners List



2018 Best of Long Beach Awards winners are here:
Art Gallery – Dark Art Emporium
Local Band – Knyght Ryder
Museum – MOLAA
Performance Group – Aerial Butterflies
Event/Festival – Long Beach Gay and Lesbian Pride
Local Attraction – Aquarium of the Pacific
Theater/Performance Space – Long Beach Playhouse
Live Music Venue – Alex’s Bar
Local Artist – Kevin Wood
Body Shop – Orozco’s Auto Service
Car Wash/Detailing – Circle Marina Car Wash
Auto Repair – Joe’s Auto Repair
Tire Shop – Tom’s Tire
Car Dealership – Cabe Toyota
Acupuncture – Long Beach Acupuncture
Barber Shop – Dappers & Dames Parlour
Barber – Zoe Garcia
Beauty Salon – The Den Salon
Stylist – Robert Orgill
Tattoo/Piercing location – Outer Limits
Tattoo/Artist – Kari Barba
Day Spa – Susan Hammond Skincare
Nail Salon – Kiwi Nail Salon
Massage – Massage by Staci – Naples PB
Breakfast – The Potholder Cafe
Brunch – The Attic
Fine Dining – 555 Steakhouse
Juice Bar – Rainbow Juices
Mexican Food – Lola’s Mexican Cuisine
Mediteranean/Greek food – Open Sesame
Thai Food – Thai District
Sushi Bar – Sushi on Fire
Italian Food -L a Paraloccia Osteria
Cambodian Food – Sophy’s Signature Dishes Thai & Cambodian Cuisine
Taco Tuesday – Hole Mole
Burger – MVP’s
Pizza – Michael’s Downtown
Healthy Food – Seabirds
Vegan/Vegetarian – Seabirds
Food truck – Kogi
Farmers Market – Marina’s on Sundays
Women’s Clothing – 4th & Elm
Men’s Clothing – Stay Anchored
Gift Store – MADE by Millworks
Home Decor – Recircle Home
Antiques/Thrift Store – Magnolia & Willow
Bike Shop – Long Beach Bike Shop
Marijuana Dispensary – One Love
Gym – 9Round Long Beach
Boot Camp – Groundwork Fitness
Yoga – Yogalution Movement
Running Group – LB Front Runners
Personal Trainer – Scott Sonderman
Sports Team – Dirtbags
Cleaning Services – Rug it Cleaning
Dry Cleaning – Katella Cleaners
Hotel – Hotel Maya
Boutique Hotel – Hotel Royal
Bar – Blind Donkey
Brewery – Ballast Point
Dance Club – Hamburger Mary’s
Happy Hour – Beer Belly
Wine Bar – District Wine
Karaoke – The Prospector
Cocktails – Blind Donkey
Non-Profit – AIDS Food Store
Activist – Justin Rudd
Public Official – Mayor Robert Garcia
Volunteer – Justin Rudd
House of Worship – First Congregational Church
Networking Event – Long Beach Broker Preview
Journalist – Brian Addison
Newspaper/Local News – Long Beach Post
Local Blog – Long Beach Home + Living
Photographer – Justin Rudd
Social Media Influencer/Personality – Jewels
Video – Long Beach Local News
Chiroproctor – Bob The Chiropractor
Dentist – Dr. Hosena DDS
Doctor/Clinic – Health Care Partners
Insurance Agent – Keir Jones – State Farm
Real Estate – Team Irvin
Lawyer/ Law Firm – Macksoud & Macksoud
Taxes/Accounting – Stephanie Anderson
Mortgage Broker/Lender – Bixby Knolls Mortgage
Best Coffee -Portfolio Coffeehouse
Ice Cream – Long Beach Creamery
Bakery – Sweet Jill’s
Desserts – Romeo Chocolates
Pet Store – Pussy & Pooch
Pet Sitting/Daycare – Bark! Bark!
Pet Grooming – Pawsitively Long Beach
Veterinarian – Long Beach Animal Hospital
Gay Bar/Nightclub – Hamburger Mary’s
Drag Queen – Jewels
Drag King – Phantom
LGBT Fundraiser – Easter Walk
LGBT Activist/Volunteer – Justin Rudd
DJ – DJ Smurks
Theme Night – Bearracuda
LGBTQ Event/Festival – Long Beach Gay and Lesbian Pride
Bartender – Melissa Almeraz
Karaoke – Executive Suites


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