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Best place to watch televised ACC basketball

Champps
8030 Renaissance Pkwy Streets at Southpoint Durham, 361-3393
3741 Sumner Blvd Raleigh, 792-0330
www.champps.com

Finalists: Carolina Ale House, Satisfaction

Best live theater

PlayMakers Repertory Company
Center for Dramatic Art UNC Campus, Country Club Dr Chapel Hill, 962-PLAY (7529), www.playmakersrep.org

Finalists: Manbites Dog Theater, Raleigh Little Theatre

Best theater to see a blockbuster movie

Southpoint Cinemas
8030 Renaissance Pkwy Durham, 572-9966, www.movietickets.com

Finalists: Crossroads 20, Regal North Hills Stadium 14

Best theater to see an independent film

The Carolina Theatre
309 W Morgan St Durham, Office 560-3040/ Tickets 560-3030, www.carolinatheatre.org
(cinemas closed for the summer for renovations)

Finalists: Chelsea, Rialto

Best place to shoot pool

Green Room
1108 Broad St Durham, 286-2359

Finalists: Hell, Speakeasy at Tyler's

Best lesbian bar

The L
517 W Peace St Raleigh, www.the-l-club.com

Finalists: Legends, Visions

Best gay bar

Legends
330 W Hargett St Raleigh, 831-8888, www.legends-club.com

Finalists: Flex, The CC

Best neighborhood bar

Orange County Social Club
108 E Main St Carrboro, 933-0669, www.orangecountysocialclub.com

Finalists: The Borough, Federal

Best jukebox

Hell
157 1/2 E Rosemary St Chapel Hill, 929-9666, www.chapelhell.com

Finalists: Orange County Social Club, Reservoir

Best karaoke

Cody's Chinese Bistro
301 Glenwood Ave Suite 190 Raleigh, 899-6428, www.pekinggardenraleigh.com

Finalists: Flex, Playmakers' Sports Bar

Best place to watch Monday night football

Carolina Ale House
www.carolinaalehouse.com

Finalists: Champps, Hooters

Best place to watch international soccer

Italian Pizzeria III
508 W Franklin St Chapel Hill, 968-4671

Finalists: Napper Tandy's, Tir Na Nog

Best dance club

Aura
407 Glenwood Ave Raleigh, www.raleighnitelife.com

Finalists: Legends, The Office Nightclub

Best outdoor music venue

Walnut Creek Amphitheatre
3801 Rock Quarry Rd Raleigh, 831-6400, www.livenation.com

Finalists: Koka Booth Ampitheatre, North Carolina Museum of Art

Best rock 'n' roll music venue

Cat's Cradle
300 E Main St Carrboro, 967-9053, www.catscradle.com

Finalists: Lincoln Theatre, Local 506

Best place to hear hip hop

Cat's Cradle
300 E Main St Carrboro, 967-9053, www.catscradle.com

Finalists: Hi5, Longbranch Ice Room

Best place to salsa dance

Red Room
510 Glenwood Ave Raleigh, 835-1322, www.redroomraleigh.com

Finalists: Carmen's Cuban Café & Lounge, Montas International Lounge

Best club DJ

Joe Bunn
2609 Atlantic Ave Suite 213 Raleigh, 785-9001, www.bunndjcompany.com

Finalists: DJ Joey, Legends; DJ Grant, Longbranch Ice Room

Best place to hear bluegrass

The Pour House
224 S Blount St Raleigh, 821-1120, www.the-pour-house.com

Finalists: The Carolina Inn - Fridays on the Front Porch, Hideaway BBQ

Best recording studio

Nightsound Studios
116 W Main St Carrboro, 967-5775, www.nightsound.com

Finalists: Osceola Recording Studios, Track & Field Recording

Best place to see music before 10 pm

The Cave
452 1/2 W Franklin St Chapel Hill, 968-9308, www.caverntavern.com

Finalists: The ArtsCenter, Sadlack's Heroes

Best bartender

Lee Waters, OCSC
108 E Main St Carrboro, 933-0669, www.orangecountysocialclub.com

Finalists: Liz aka "The Rocket," The Borough; Kari Guarglia, Tailgaters

Best Bloody Mary

NOFO
2014 Fairview Rd Raleigh, 821-1240, www.nofo.com

Finalists: ACME, Tir Na Nog

Best strip club

The Men's Club
3210 Yonkers Rd Raleigh, 250-0910

Finalists: Pure Gold, Teasers Men's Club

Best bar staff

The Borough
317 W Morgan St, Suite 117 Raleigh, 832-8433, www.theboroughraleigh.com

Finalists: Jackpot, Orange County Social Club

Best place to Wi-fi

Panera Bread
www.panerabread.com

Finalists: Helios Coffee Company, Open Eye Café

Best art gallery

North Carolina Museum of Art
2110 Blue Ridge Rd Raleigh, 839-6262, www.ncartmuseum.org

Finalists: Artspace, Wootini

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