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Arts and Entertainment

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Arts and Entertainment 53 nominees

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Auto

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Auto 61 nominees

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Beauty & Wellness

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Beauty & Wellness 167 nominees

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Cheap Eats

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Cheap Eats 174 nominees

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Fashion

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Fashion 63 nominees

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Fitness

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Fitness 124 nominees

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Great Meals

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Great Meals 158 nominees
  • Boca Restaurant, Great Meals, New American, Italian, Romantic Restaurant, French, 114 East 6th Street Downtown Cincinnati OH 45202

    1. Boca Restaurant (Central Business District)

    Nominee for: Best New American

    "To die! Best food in the world. I never leave a restaurant thinking that I couldn't do it better but I go everytime I..."

  • Jeff Ruby's Precinct, Great Meals, Steakhouse, 311 Delta Avenue Cincinnati OH 45226

    2. Jeff Ruby's Precinct (Cincinnati, OH)

    Nominee for: Best Steakhouse

    "I know steak lovers that have been to a ton of steak houses, and they say this is hands down one of the best steaks in..."

  • First Watch, Great Meals, Brunch, 700 Walnut St Downtown Cincinnati OH 45202

    3. First Watch (Central Business District)

    Nominee for: Best Brunch

    "I have visited the restaurant in West Chester. It is wonderful! Lots of gluten-free options and enough for the rest..."

  • Nada, Great Meals, Mexican, Brunch, 600 Walnut Street Downtown Cincinnati OH

    4. Nada (Central Business District)

    Nominee for: Best Mexican

    "Very good guacamole and the patio is perfect for a warm summer day with a cerveza!"

  • 5. Maggiano's Little Italy Cincinnati (Cincinnati, OH)

    Nominee for: Best Italian

    "No question...the hands down winner!"

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Nightlife

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Nightlife 121 nominees

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Pets

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Pets 62 nominees
  • Clark Canine Academy, Pets, Training, Cincinnati OH

    1. Clark Canine Academy (Cincinnati, OH)

    Nominee for: Best Training

    "started our dog off on the right foot from day one. its been 3 years and we still get compliments on how well trained..."

  • Grady Veterinary Hospital, Pets, Veterinarians, 9255 Winton Road Cincinnati OH

    2. Grady Veterinary Hospital (Cincinnati, OH)

    Nominee for: Best Veterinarians

    "Excellent team! Really care for the animals and also provide unique services like root canals!"

  • Puppywood Pet Resort, Pets, Doggie Daycare, 8175 Hetz Dr Cincinnati OH 45242

    3. Puppywood Pet Resort (Cincinnati, OH)

    Nominee for: Best Doggie Daycare

    "I may be a bit bias, but honestly - fantastic company, really great staff, they've been watching my lovely kitten Layla..."

  • Puppywood Pet Resort, Pets, Doggie Daycare, 8175 Hetz Dr Cincinnati OH 45242

    4. Puppywood Pet Resort (Cincinnati, OH)

    Nominee for: Best Boarding

    "I may be a bit bias, but honestly - fantastic company, really great staff, they've been watching my lovely kitten Layla..."

  • Puppywood Pet Resort, Pets, Doggie Daycare, 8175 Hetz Dr Cincinnati OH 45242

    5. Puppywood Pet Resort (Cincinnati, OH)

    Nominee for: Best Grooming

    "I may be a bit bias, but honestly - fantastic company, really great staff, they've been watching my lovely kitten Layla..."

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Shopping

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Shopping 131 nominees

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Specialty Food and Drink

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Specialty Food and Drink 99 nominees
  • Servatii Pastry Shop, Specialty Food and Drink, Weddings, Bakery, Donuts, Cakes, 7161 Beechmont Ave Cincinnati OH 45230

    1. Servatii Pastry Shop (Cincinnati, OH)

    Nominee for: Best Bakery

    "Everything from coffee cakes to pretzels to bread, Servatii's is the BEST in Cincinnati!"

  • Graeter's Confectionary, Specialty Food and Drink, Ice Cream Shop, 2704 Erie Ave Hyde Park Cincinnati OH 45208

    2. Graeter's Confectionary (Hyde Park)

    Nominee for: Best Ice Cream Shop

    "It's gotta be Graeter's! My college kids insist that I send at least 1 shipment per quarter."

  • Jelli's Fudgery, Specialty Food and Drink, Desserts, 21 N 3rd St Hamilton OH 45011

    3. Jelli's Fudgery (Hamilton, OH)

    Nominee for: Best Desserts

    "Whenever I'm craving fudge, I always want Jelli's! Even though they're states away from where I am, it's totally worth..."

  • 4. The Coffee Peddlar (Harrison, OH)

    Nominee for: Best Coffee Shop

    "One of the things I miss most about my hometown is The Coffee Peddlar!!! What an amazing place with a genuine heartfelt..."

  • Cakes By Kylee, Specialty Food and Drink, Weddings, Cupcakes, Desserts, Cakes, 1373 Stone Drive Harrison OH 45030

    5. Cakes By Kylee (Harrison, OH)

    Nominee for: Best Cupcakes

    "Kylee made our wedding cake and though I gave her very little direction or instruction she nailed my dream cake! it was..."

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Weddings

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Weddings 257 nominees
  • Lifetime Films, Weddings, Videographer, Photographer, Cincinnati OH 45244

    1. Lifetime Films (Cincinnati, OH)

    Nominee for: Best Videographer

    "Nine years later, I'd make the same decision for our wedding videographer. Lifetime Films, was hands down, the best..."

  • Maxim Photo Studio, Weddings, Photographer, 320 West Benson Street Cincinnati OH 45215

    2. Maxim Photo Studio (Cincinnati, OH)

    Nominee for: Best Photographer

    "Hands down Max and his team are all superstars! They listened to my individual needs and desires when photographing our..."

  • Brideface, Weddings, Hair and Make-Up, 16 North Fort Thomas Avenue Fort Thomas KY 41075

    3. Brideface (Fort Thomas, KY)

    Nominee for: Best Hair and Make-Up

    "I used Brideface for my engagement photos, my wedding shower (because I just wanted to feel awesome) and my wedding..."

  • Perfect Day DJs, Weddings, Wedding DJ, Cincinnati OH 45246

    4. Perfect Day DJs (Cincinnati, OH)

    Nominee for: Best Wedding DJ

    "Chad was an awesome DJ at our wedding in September. I'd definitely recommend him and the Perfect Day crew for your big..."

  • Cakes By Kylee, Specialty Food and Drink, Weddings, Cupcakes, Desserts, Cakes, 1373 Stone Drive Harrison OH 45030

    5. Cakes By Kylee (Harrison, OH)

    Nominee for: Best Cakes

    "Kylee made our wedding cake and though I gave her very little direction or instruction she nailed my dream cake! it was..."

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