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Oct. 17 2012 10:05 AM

Concert venues, film festivals, TV stations, and more


Best Art Framing

Art of Framing

Honorable mention: Ray Street Custom Framing, Aztec Graphics, Artistic Endeavors

Best Art Gallery

Noel-Baza Fine Art

Honorable mention: Subtext, Thumbprint, Alexander Salazar

Best Arts Event

Little Italy Artwalk

Honorable mention: Ray at Night, Art Around Adams, Artblock at Artlab

Best Bowling Alley

East Village Tavern

Honorable mention: Kearny Mesa Bowl, Parkway Bowl, Mira Mesa Bowl

Best Casino


Honorable mention: Sycuan, Valley View, Barona

Best Coffeehouse With Live Music


Honorable mention: Claire de Lune, Java Joe’s, Rebecca’s

Best All-Ages Live Music Venue


Honorable mention: House of Blues, Che Café, Lestat’s

Best Over-21 Live Music Venue

Belly Up

Honorable mention: The Casbah, Anthology, House of Blues

Best Concert Venue

Belly Up

Honorable mention: Humphreys by the Bay, House of Blues, The Casbah

Best Film Festival

Latino Film Festival

Honorable mention: Film Out San Diego Gay & Lesbian Film Festival, San Diego Film Festival, San Diego Black Film Festival

Best Golf Course

Torrey Pines

Honorable mention: Balboa, Coronado, Steele Canyon

Best Live Theatre

Old Globe

Honorable mention: La Jolla Playhouse, Diversionary Theatre, Lamb’s Players

Best Local Performing Arts Group

ArtPower! at UCSD

Honorable mention: California Ballet, Evoke Dance Theatre, San Diego Dance Theater

Best Local Music Blog


Honorable mention: sddialedin. com, sandiegopunk.com, SoundDiego

Best Local Political Blog

Voice of San Diego

Best local Sports Blog

619 Sports

Best Local Movie Theater

Landmark Hillcrest

Honorable mention: Ken Cinema, Cineopolis, Cinema Under the Stars

Best Museum

San Diego Natural History Museum

Honorable mention: Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, Museum of Making Music, San Diego Museum of Art

Best Skateboard Park

Mission Valley YMCA

Honorable mention: OB Skate Park, Washington Street, Encinitas YMCA

Best San Diego Sports Team

San Diego Chargers

Honorable mention: San Diego Padres, San Diego Sockers, Tijuana Xolos

Best San Diego Pro Athlete

Phillip Rivers

Honorable mention: Chase Headley, Phil Mickelson, Rob Machado

Best San Diego Radio Personality

Robin Roth (91X)

Honorable mention: Halloran (91X), Dave Rickards (100.7), AJ Machado (103.7)

Best San Diego Radio Program

91X Loudspeaker

Honorable mention: KPBS Midday Edition, The Local 94/9, Brunch with Bob and Friends

Best San Diego Radio Station


Honorable mention: 91X, Jazz 88, KPRI

Best San Diego TV Personality

Chrissy Russo (Fox 5)

Honorable mention: Sam the Cooking Guy, Michael Turko (KUSI), Reuben Galvan (San Diego 6)

Best TV News Station


Honorable mention: NBC 7/39, KFMB 8, Fox 5

Best TV station

Fox 5

Honorable mention: NBC 7/39, KUSI, San Diego 6


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