2018 BOB Awards: Voters' Choice Winners



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Page Fehling
Fox46

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One Happy Divorce

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WCNC 

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Page Fehling
Fox46

Twitter Feed
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Weather Forecaster
Larry Sprinkle
WCNC

Website / Blog
Off The Eaten Path
offtheeatenpathblog.com


Arts

Art Exhibit (in the last 12 months)
GENDERED: An Inclusive Art Show
The Young Affiliates of the Mint Museum

Art Gallery
Charlotte Art League
South End

Band / Musician
Dollar Signs

Comedian / Comedy Sketch Group
Improv Charlotte
North End

Film Festival
Charlotte Jewish Film Festival

Local Artist
Kent Youngstrom

Museum
Mint Museum Uptown
Uptown

Performing Arts Company
Charlotte Ballet
Uptown

Performing Arts Venue
Blumenthal Performing Arts
Uptown

Public Art
The Firebird
Uptown

Visual Artist
Leandro Manzo


Services

Barbershop
The Ballantyne Barbershop
Ballantyne

Caterer
The Catering Place  
​Waxhaw

Cooking Class
Chef Alyssa’s Kitchen 
South End

Coworking Space
Hygge Coworking
Third Ward, West Side, and North End

Dentist
Friendly Dental
Multiple locations

Dry Cleaning Service
Elite Cleaners 
Multiple locations

Esthetician
Priti Patel
Sola Salon Studios, SouthPark

Financial Advisor
Dan Hollins
Edward Jones, Myers Park

Fitness Club
Fitness Together
Multiple locations

Florist
Flower Diva
Pineville

General Contractor
Artistic Contractors

Home Builder
Sterling Builders

Home Cleaning Service
Maid in Heaven Charlotte

Hotel
The Ritz-Carlton
Uptown

Interior Designer
Amber Cagle Interiors

Landscaping Service
Ormond Landscaping

Med Spa
Satin Med Spa
SouthPark

Nail Salon
Aloha Nails
Blakeney

Orthodontist
Dr. Gary Starr
Matthews

Pediatrician
Dr. Andrew Shulstad
Matthews

Personal Stylist
Chavanne Scott

Personal Trainer
Christine Del Valle

Pet Boarding / Daycare
Lucky Dog Bark & Brew
Cornelius, FreeMoreWest

Photographer / Photography Company
Wanda Koch 

Pilates Studio / Class
Hilliard Studio Method
Myers Park

Place to Get a Massage
Lifetime Athletic
Waverly

Place to Get Acupuncture
Wendy Swanson
Multiple locations

Plastic Surgery Practice
Charlotte Plastic Surgery 
Elizabeth

PR Firm / Ad Agency
The Agency Marketing Group
NoDa

Real Estate Agent
Sarah Rose
ReMax, SouthPark

Salon / Spa (Not Med Spa)
Modern Salon & Spa 
Multiple locations

Software Company / IT Services
WorkSmart
Ayrsley

Tattoo Parlor
Paris Tattoos
South End

Tax Preparation
Kevin Lauder CPA
Cornelius

Women’s Hair Salon
Sean Rocco Salon
Dilworth

Yoga Studio
Enlighten Yoga 
Blakeney


Events

Art Event
Festival in the Park
Midtown

Bar Crawl
Rich & Bennett’s St. Patrick’s Day Pub Crawl
Uptown

Beer Festival
OMB Mecktoberfest
LoSo

Charity Event
Beers & Burpees

Charity Race
24 Hours of Booty 
Myers Park

Community Festival / Event
Open Streets 704

Food Event
Queen’s Feast: Charlotte Restaurant Week

Grassroots Event
Charlotte Women’s March
Uptown

Holiday Event
Olde Mecklenburg Brewery’s Christmas Market 
LoSo

Liquor / Spirits Event
Beer Bourbon & BBQ Festival 
SouthPark

Music Event
Charlotte Symphony: Pops in the Park 
SouthPark

Networking Event
#InstabeerupCLT

Pop-Up Event
Girl Tribe Pop Up 

Professional Sporting Event
Carolina Panthers Football 
Uptown

Speaker Series
Creative Mornings CLT

Wine Event
South End Wine Fest
South End


Family

Art Lessons
Noah’s Art
SouthPark, Blakeney

Family Outing
U.S. National Whitewater Center
Western Mecklenburg

Gymnastics Class
YMCA 
Multiple locations

Indoor Fun
Big Air Trampoline Park
Sardis 

Kid’s Consignment
Kid to Kid
Multiple locations

Kid-Friendly Brewery
Olde Mecklenburg Brewery
LoSo

Library
Charlotte Mecklenburg Library: Morrison Regional
SouthPark

Martial Arts Class
King Tiger
Multiple locations 

Music Lessons
Bold Music

Place for a Birthday Party
Monkey Joe’s
Multiple locations

Place for Kid’s Hair Cut
Pig Tails & Crewcuts
Multiple locations

Place to Buy a Birthday Cake
Suarez Bakery
Montford 

Place to See Santa
SouthPark Mall
SouthPark

Pumpkin Patch
Hall Family Farm
Ballantyne

Place to Shop for Kid’s Clothing
Fancy Pants
Myers Park

Playground
Freedom Park
Dilworth

Storytime
Imaginon
Uptown

Summer Camp
YMCA 
Multiple locations

Swimming Lessons
Aqua Tots
Myers Park, Matthews

Tutoring Company
The Lazar Center
Myers Park, Matthews


Shopping + Home

Women’s Boutique
Capitol 
SouthPark

Women’s Shoes
Nordstrom
SouthPark

Men’s Clothing
Taylor Richards & Conger
SouthPark

Men’s Shoes
Nordstrom
SouthPark

Charlotte Specific Clothing
704 Shop 
South End

Fine Jewelry
Diamonds Direct
SouthPark

Trendy Accessories
Johnny Fly Co. 
NoDa

Stylish Gift 
Paper Skyscraper
Dilworth

Lingerie 
I C London 
SouthPark

Yoga Gear
Enlighten Yoga 
Blakeney

Resale/Consignment
Jilson’s Men’s Consignment
Myers Park

Running Shoes
Charlotte Running Company
Multiple Locations

Book Store
Park Road Books
Montford

Bottle Shop
Salud 
NoDa

Wine Store
winestore.
Blakeney, SouthPark

Baked Goods
SAS Cupcakes
Blakeney

Gourmet Food
Pasta & Provisions
Multiple locations

Fresh Fish
Carolina Meat and Fish Co.
Ballantyne

Fresh Produce
Providence Produce Market
Multiple locations

Meat
The Butcher’s Market
South Charlotte

Organic Food
Trader Joe’s 
Multiple Locations

Pet Store
Pawtique Holistic Pet Shoppe
Ballantyne

Antiques
Sleepy Poet Antique Mall
Collingswood

Home Decor
Bedside Manor
SouthPark

Hardware
Blackhawk Hardware
Montford

Moving and Storage
Two Men and a Truck

Furniture    
​HomeGoods 
Multiple locations

Outdoor Gear    
Great Outdoor Provision Co.
Montford


Cuisine

American
5Church
Uptown

Chinese
Ma Ma Wok
Ballantyne

French
Café Monte
SouthPark

Greek
Mad Greek Cafe
Madison Park

Indian
Copper
Dilworth

Italian
Mama Ricotta’s
Midtown

Japanese
Futo Buta
South End

Mexican
Sabor Latin Street Grill
Multiple locations

Seafood
Sea Level NC
Uptown

Southern / Soul
Mert’s Heart & Soul
Uptown

Thai
Thai Taste
Multiple locations

Vegan
Nourish Charlotte

Vegetarian
Fern, Flavors from the Garden 
Dilworth

Vietnamese
Lang Van 
Plaza-Shamrock


Food + Drink

Best Restaurant
5Church
Uptown

Restaurant with a View
Fahrenheit 
Uptown

Place for a Dinner Date
5Church
Uptown

Farm to Table Restaurant
Heirloom Restaurant
Coulwood

Restaurant to Splurge
Angeline’s
Uptown

Outdoor Dining
Merchant & Trade
Uptown

Dinner Under $10
Sabor Latin Street Grill
Multiple Locations

Breakfast / Brunch
204 North Kitchen & Cocktails
Uptown

Late Night Menu
Midnight Diner
South End

Comfort Food
Haberdish
NoDa

BBQ
City Barbeque
Multiple locations

Burger
Bad Daddy’s Burger Bar
Multiple locations

Chef
Chef Jamie Lynch, 5Church
Uptown

Chicken Wings
Hickory Tavern
Multiple locations

Coffee Shop
Not Just Coffee
Multiple locations

Dessert
Amélie’s French Bakery
Multiple locations

Food Truck
Papi Queso

Fried Chicken
Price’s Chicken Coop
South End

Fried Pickles
City Barbeque
Multiple locations

Frozen Treat
King of Pops
Multiple locations

Hot Dog
JJ’s Red Hots
Multiple locations

Oysters
Sea Level NC
Uptown

Pasta
Mama Ricotta’s
Midtown

Pizza
Hawthorne’s New York Pizza & Bar
Multiple Locations

Salad
Chopt
Multiple locations

Steak
Oak Steakhouse
SouthPark

Sushi
Ru San’s
Dilworth

Tapas
Soul Gastrolounge
Plaza Midwood


Drinks + Nightlife

Brewery
The Olde Mecklenburg Brewery 
LoSo

Sports Bar
Hickory Tavern
Multiple locations

Wine Bar
Dilworth Tasting Room
Dilworth

Happy Hour
204 North Kitchen & Cocktails
Uptown

Neighborhood Bar
Ed’s Tavern
Dilworth

Bar for a Date
Sophia’s Lounge
Uptown

Bar with a View
Merchant & Trade
Uptown

Upscale Bar
Sophia’s Lounge
Uptown

Best Beer Selection
Duckworth’s Grill and Taphouse
Multiple locations

Best Wine Selection
Foxcroft Wine Co.
Multiple locations

Mixologist
Colleen Hughes
Haberdish, NoDa

Live Music Venue
The Fillmore
NoDa

Trivia Night
NoDa Brewing Co. 
NoDa

Patio
Lenny Boy Brewing Co. 
South End

Place to Network
Not Just Coffee 
Multiple locations

Place to Dance
The Roxbury
Uptown

Place to Celebrate a Birthday
VBGB
Music Factory

Place for a Craft Cocktail
Sophia’s Lounge
Uptown

Place to Take Your Out of Town Guest
Merchant & Trade
Uptown






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