Best of the Bay 2011 Readers Poll: City Living

    BEST OF THE BAY 2011: READERS POLL

    CITY LIVING

     

    BEST STREET FAIR

    Folsom Street Fair

    www.folsomstreetfair.com

     

    BEST HOTEL

    The Fairmont Hotel

    950 Mason, SF. (415) 772-5000, www.fairmont.com

     

    BEST TOURIST ATTRACTION

    Golden Gate Bridge

     

    BEST TOUR

    Local Tastes of the City

    2179 12th Ave., SF. (415) 665-0480 and 588 Sutter, SF. (415) 665-0480 www.localtastesofthecitytours.com

     

    BEST OVERALL LOCAL BLOG

    SFist

    www.sfist.com

     

    BEST OVERALL LOCAL WEBSITE

    Funcheap SF

    www.sf.funcheap.com

     

    BEST STARTUP COMPANY

    Square

    www.squareup.com

     

    BEST NEWS BLOG OR SITE

    Bay Citizen

    www.baycitizen.org

     

    BEST STYLE BLOG OR SITE

    No Pants 2011

    www.nopants2011.com

     

    BEST SEX BLOG OR SITE

    Tiny Nibbles

    www.tinynibbles.com

     

    BEST POLITICIAN, BEST POLITICIAN YOU LOVE TO HATE

    Gavin Newsom

     

    BEST NONPROFIT ORGANIZATION

    Rocket Dog Rescue

    www.rocketdogrescue.org

     

    BEST ADULT EDUCATION

    The Writing Salon

    Various locations, www.writingsalons.com

     

    BEST TV NEWSCASTER

    Dana King of CBS

     

    BEST LOCALLY PRODUCED TV SHOW

    Check Please Bay Area

    blogs.kqed.org/checkplease

     

    BEST RADIO STATION

    97.3 Alice

    radioalice.radio.com

     

    BEST RADIO DJ

    Sarah and Vinnie of 97.3 Alice

     

    BEST RADIO SHOW

    Fernando and Greg of Movin 99.7

     

    BEST PLACE TO GET A TATTOO

    Black and Blue Tattoo

    381 Guerrero, SF. (415) 626-0770, www.blackandbluetattoo.com

     

    BEST TATTOO ARTIST

    Karen Roze of Sacred Rose

     

    BEST LOCAL ANIMAL RESCUE

    SF SPCA

    www.sfspca.org

     

    BEST DOG-WALKING SERVICE

    Oakland Dog Walker

    (510) 863-0691,www.oakland-dog.com

     

    BEST PET GROOMER

    VIP Grooming

    4299 24th St., SF. (415) 282-1393

     

    BEST VETERINARIAN

    Mission Pet Hospital

    720 Valencia, SF. (415) 552-1969, www.missionpet.com

     

    BEST DENTIST

    Blair A. Keck, DDS

    4128 18th St., SF. (415) 863-9255

     

    BEST DOCTOR

    Erika Horowitz, ND

    (415) 643-6600, www.sfnatmed.com

     

    BEST PLUMBER

    Thomas Friel Plumbing

    245 Connecticut, SF. (415) 626-1662

     

    BEST ELECTRICIAN

    Pauric Electric

    541 Scott, SF. (415) 234-0839, www.thesfelectrician.com

     

    BEST MOVING SERVICE

    Delancey Street Moving and Trucking

    600 Embarcadero, SF. (415) 512-5110, www.delanceystreetfoundation.org

     

    BEST ALTERNATIVE HEALING

    Double Happiness Health

    1501 Mariposa, Suite 318, SF. (415) 255-2252, www.doublehappinesshealth.com

     

    BEST THERAPIST

    Kendra Rae of Linea Body

    www.lineabody.com

     

    BEST CAR MECHANICS

    Pat’s Garage

    1090 26th St., SF. (415) 647-4500, www.patsgarage.com

     

    BEST MOTORCYCLE REPAIR

    Charlie’s Place

    3084 17th St., SF. (415) 255-0316, www.charlies-place.com

     

    BEST BICYCLE REPAIR

    Valencia Cyclery

    1065 and 1077 Valencia, SF. (415) 550-6601, www.valenciacyclery.com

     

    BEST SHOE REPAIR

    Haight Street Shoe Repair

    1614 Haight, SF. (415) 565-6710

     

    BEST TAILOR

    Al’s Attire

    1314 Grant, SF. (415) 693-9900, www.alsattire.com

     

    BEST LAUNDROMAT

    Brain Wash

    1122 Folsom, SF. (415) 431-9274, www.brainwash.com

     

    BEST SALON

    Carmichael Salon

    619 Post, SF. (415) 409-2353, www.carmichaelsalon.com

     

    BEST HAIRSTYLIST

    Greg Griffin of the Barber Lounge

    854 Folsom, SF. (415) 934-0411, www.barberlounge.com

     

    BEST MASSAGE

    The Mindful Body

    2876 California, SF. (415) 931-2639, www.themindfulbody.com

     

    BEST DAY SPA

    Blue Turtle

    57 West Portal, SF and 170 Columbus, SF. (415) 699-8494, www.blueturtlespa.com

     

    BEST GYM

    World Gym

    290 De Haro, SF. (415) 703-9650, www.worldgym.com

     

    BEST PERSONAL TRAINER

    Jennifer Pattee, Basic Training

    3301 Lyon, SF. (415) 519-6483, www.basictrainingsf.com

     

    BEST YOGA STUDIO

    Monkey Yoga Shala

    3215 Lakeshore, Oakl. (510) 595-1330, www.monkeyyoga.com

     

    BEST YOGA INSTRUCTOR

    Deborah Burkman of Burkman Yoga

    2876 California, SF. (415) 931-4367, www.burkmanyoga.com

     

    BEST AMATEUR SPORTS TEAM

    Fog Rugby

    www.sffog.org

     

    BEST PUBLIC SPORTS FACILITY

    Kezar Stadium

    755 Stanyan, SF

     

    BEST BEACH

    Baker Beach

     

    BEST NATURE SPOT FOR PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES

    Muir Woods

    (415) 388-2596, www.nps.gov/muwo

     

    BEST CAMPGROUND

    Samuel P. Taylor State Park

    Sir Francis Drake, Lagunitas. (415) 488-9897

     

    BEST CAMP FOR KIDS

    Silver Tree Day Camp

    www.sfrecpark.org

     

    BEST PARK FOR DOGS

    Fort Funston

     

    BEST SKATE SPOT

    Potrero Del Sol

     

    BEST SURF SPOT

    Linda Mar

     

    BEST PLACE TO WATCH THE SUNSET

    Land’s End