Since 1997, Charlotte magazine has dedicated its May issue to the BEST OF THE BEST. We call it The BOBS, and we recognize the city's finest in food and drink, nightlife, entertainment, shopping, mind and body, and more- hundreds of winners in all. And then we throw a huge PARTY! Find party information below. 2014 BOB winners will be announced in our May issue.

2014 Winners!

The May issue is here! This is it: our annual, must-read compilation of the best Charlotte has to offer. From the city's best bar for an after-work drink to the best kids' clothing shop, you'll find them all here–277 winners, including more than 100 chosen by you. The winners are not posted online yet, however you can purchase the issue online by clicking here. Want to know how the winners are chosen? Scroll down to our "How we do this" section.

Winners should be receiving a big red envelope this week with the May issue, event tickets, Winner's Tool Kit, and more, so check the mail!

BOB Awards Party Info:

Join us Saturday, May 31 at The Fillmore Charlotte from 7pm - 10pm for Charlotte magazine's BOB Awards Party presented by: Autobell Carwash. Early Bird tickets are on sale now for just $12! Get them while they last! Here is everything you need to know:

  • The highlight of the event is the amazing food being served from BOB Award-winning restaurants! Participating restaurants to be announced soon!
  • Feeling lucky? We've got all your favorite Casino games! The games are just for fun.
  • Try your hand at our Autobell Carwash 45th Anniversary Blackjack Giveaway! First 45 people to get Blackjack win a free carwash!
  • A portion of the proceeds from ticket sales will benefit The Ronald McDonald House of Charlotte.
  • The event will be hosted by 107.9 the Link's Ramona Holloway and Kelly McKay.
  • The red carpet returns, so dress to impress!
  • Must be 21 to attend.
  • Early Bird discounted price ends April 13th.

More information will be added soon!

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