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Best of the BayBest of the Bay 2023: City Living Winners

Best of the Bay 2023: City Living Winners

READERS' POLL: Best Salon, Best Bike Repair, Best Podcast, Best Hotel, Best Tour, Best Gym, more

48 Hills is proud to host the 49th edition of the Bay Guardian Best of the Bay! Congratulations to all the winners of this years Readers’ Poll, and thank you to the thousands of readers who voted this year. See more winners’ categories here. And join us to celebrate the city and independent media on Thursday, October 26, at our 10th Anniversary 48 Hills Gala!

BEST STREET FAIR
FOLSOM STREET FAIR
www.folsomstreetevents.org
Runners Up: Haight Street Fair, North Beach Festival

BEST TOURIST ATTRACTION
FERRY BUILDING
www.ferrybuildingmarketplace.com
Runners Up: Golden Gate Bridge, Alcatraz

BEST HOTEL
PHOENIX HOTEL
www.phoenixsf.com
Runners Up: Fairmont San Francisco, Hotel Kabuki

BEST TOUR
TIE
BLANDINA FARLEY’S FABULOUS TOURS
www.blandinatours.com
SKIP THE BUS
www.skipthebus.com
Runners Up: SF Ghost Hunt, SF City Guides

BEST KIDS’ VENUE
EXPLORATORIUM
www.exploratorium.edu
Runners Up: Randall Museum of Science, House of Air

BEST POLITICIAN
DEAN PRESTON
Runners Up: Hillary Ronen, Honey Mahogany

BEST ONLINE PERSONALITY
BROKE-ASS STUART
www.brokeassstuart.com
Runners Up: Princess Panocha, Peter Finch

BEST LOCAL WEBSITE
MISSION LOCAL
www.missionlocal.org
Runners Up: Broke-Ass Stuart, Funcheap SF

BEST PODCAST
TIE
BITCH TALK
www.bitchtalkpodcast.com
THE BLACK LANDSCAPE
www.soundcloud.com/theblacklandscape
Runners Up: Bay Curious, Sad Francisco

BEST RADIO STATION
BFF.FM
www.bff.fm
Runners Up: KPOO, KALW

BEST NONPROFIT
CREATIVITY EXPLORED
www.creativityexplored.org
Runners Up: Rocket Dog Rescue, Mental Health Association Of San Francisco

BEST ANIMAL RESCUE
ROCKET DOG RESCUE
www.rocketdogrescue.org
Runners Up: Muttville, SFSPCA

BEST DOG WALKERS
DOG TALES
www.dogtalesunleashed.com
Runners Up: Sniff & Go, Earth Girl Dog Walker

BEST DOG GROOMERS
VIRGINIA’S PROFESSIONAL PET GROOMING
1800 San Jose Avenue, SF.
(415) 860-0720
Runners Up: VIP Grooming, Kosita’s Pet Grooming

BEST PLUMBING
HEISE’S PLUMBING
www.heisesplumbing.com
Runners Up: Ace Plumbing, Sugar Bear Plumbing

BEST ELECTRICIAN
PAURIC ELECTRIC
www.thesfelectrician.com
Runners Up: Ike’s Electric, Value Electric

BEST MOVING SERVICE
DELANCEY STREET MOVERS
www.delanceystreetfoundation.org
Runners Up: Gentle Giant, Sierra Sherpas

BEST HOUSE CLEANERS
LA COLECTIVA
www.lacolectivasf.com
Runners Up: John’s Cleaning Co., Vital Housecleaning

BEST AUTO MECHANICS
PAT’S GARAGE
www.patsgarage.com
Runners Up: Action Auto Care, Noe Valley Auto Repair

BEST BICYCLE REPAIR
BOX DOG BIKES
www.boxdogbikes.com
Runners Up: Scenic Routes, Valencia Cyclery

BEST TAILOR
AL’S ATTIRE
www.alsattire.com
Runners Up: Michelle’s Tailor, Vladimir Vladimirov Executive Tailoring

BEST SALON
GINGER RUBIO SALON
www.gingerrubio.com
Runners Up: ORO Salon, Glamarama

BEST GYM
FITNESS SF
www.fitnesssf.com
Runners Up: Fog City Community Fitness, Rhythm & Motion

BEST TRAINER
ACE MORGAN
www.acemorganfitness.com
Runners Up: Dudley Flores, Ken Scott

BEST YOGA STUDIO
NEW MISSION YOGA
www.newmissionyoga.com
Runners Up: HAUM Studio, Yoga Flow

48 Hills welcomes comments in the form of letters to the editor, which you can submit here. We also invite you to join the conversation on our FacebookTwitter, and Instagram

Marke B.
Marke B.
Marke Bieschke is the publisher and arts and culture editor of 48 Hills. He co-owns the Stud bar in SoMa. Reach him at marke (at) 48hills.org, follow @supermarke on Twitter.

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