See also: People & Places Writers' Choice.

BEST PLACE FOR CONTINUING EDUCATION
Belmont University
Nashville State Community College
Vanderbilt University

BEST MBA PROGRAM
Belmont — The Massey School of Business
Vanderbilt — Owen Graduate School of Management
Tennessee State University

BEST NONPROFIT
Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee
Hands On Nashville
Habitat for Humanity

BEST BANK
Regions
SunTrust
Avenue

BEST ATTORNEY
Adam Dread
Julie Bhattacharya Peak
Keith Turner

BEST VETERINARIAN
Value Vet
Belmont Animal Hospital
Murphy Road Animal Hospital

BEST LOCAL PET GROOMING
PetSmart
Miss Kitty's
The Dog Spot

Best Pet Boarding Day Care: The Dog Spot - MICHAEL W. BUNCH

BEST PET BOARDING DAY CARE
The Dog Spot
Miss Kitty's
Camp Bow Wow

BEST PET WALKER/SITTER
Beth Joslin
Crate Escape
Pawsitive Steps

BEST MOVING COMPANY
Two Men and a Truck
Green Truck Movers
Big League Movers

BEST PARK
Centennial Park
Percy Warner Park
Shelby Park

BEST DOG PARK
Centennial Park
Edwin Warner Park
Shelby Park

BEST PLACE TO TAKE OUT-OF-TOWNERS
Loveless Cafe
Broadway
Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum

BEST PLACE TO GET A SPEEDING TICKET
Belle Meade
Briley Parkway
West End

BEST DAY TRIP
Chattanooga
Fall Creek Falls
Arrington Vineyards

BEST THING THAT'S CHANGED IN NASHVILLE IN THE LAST YEAR
Nordstrom
Cumberland Park
East Nashville

BEST PLACE TO WORSHIP
Cross Point Church
Brentwood Baptist
The Village Chapel

BEST RELIGIOUS LEADER
Pete Wilson
Wayne Herring
Mike Glenn

BEST CHURCH MUSIC
Cross Point Church
Christ Church Cathedral
Brentwood Baptist

BEST PLACE YOU WISH HAD NEVER GONE OUT OF BUSINESS
Rumba
Davis-Kidd Booksellers
Vandyland

Best Community Role Model, Local Politician, Politician You Love to Hate: Karl Dean - MICHAEL W. BUNCH
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  • Best Community Role Model, Local Politician, Politician You Love to Hate: Karl Dean

BEST COMMUNITY ROLE MODEL
Karl Dean
Becca Stevens
Vince Gill

BEST LOCAL POLITICIAN
Karl Dean
Megan Barry
Jim Cooper

BEST LOCAL POLITICIAN YOU LOVE TO HATE
Karl Dean
Eric Crafton
Diane Black

BEST LOCAL LIBERAL
Jim Cooper
Megan Barry
Karl Dean

BEST LOCAL CONSERVATIVE
Phil Valentine
Steve Gill
Marsha Blackburn

BEST METRO COUNCIL MEMBER
Megan Barry
Jason Holleman
Peter Westerholm

BEST METRO COUNCIL MEMBER YOU'D LIKE TO SEE GONE
Robert Duvall
Tony Tenpenny
Eric Crafton

BEST NEXT MAYOR OF NASHVILLE
Megan Barry
Jason Holleman
Karl Dean

BEST TITANS PLAYER
Jake Locker
Chris Johnson
Rob Bironas

BEST PREDATORS PLAYER
Pekka Rinne
Shea Weber
Mike Fisher

BEST SOUNDS PLAYER
Eric Farris
Taylor Green
Brooks Conrad

BEST ROLLERGIRL
RambO SambO
Lady Fury
Slayla

BEST THING NASHVILLE NEEDS
IKEA
H&M
Better mass transit

BEST THING YOU WISH WOULD GO AWAY
Traffic
Hipsters
Convention center

BEST PLACE TO RIDE A BIKE
Shelby Bottoms Greenway
Natchez Trace Parkway
Stones River Greenway

BEST CATEGORY WE FORGOT
Voice talent
Web design company
Historical site



Readers' Poll Results:
Food & Drink
Home, Goods & Services
People & Places
Media & Politics
Kids
Arts, Music & Culture

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  • Arts, Music & Culture Readers' Poll

    Best of Nashville 2012

    on October 11, 2012 at 4:00AM

    See also: Arts, Music & Culture Writers' Choice.

    BEST NEW BAR OR CLUB (OPENED SINCE OCTOBER 2011)
    Honky Tonk Central
    The High Watt
    Bar Louie

    BEST HONKY-TONK
    Robert's Western World
    Tootsie's
    The Stage

    BEST PICKUP BAR
    Tribe
    Red Door Midtown
    Loser's

    BEST GLBT BAR
    Tribe
    Play Dance Bar
    Lipstick Lounge

    BEST STRIP CLUB
    Deja Vu
    Crazy Horse
    Brass Stables

    BEST AFTER-HOURS HANG
    Cafe Coco
    No. 308
    Kimbro's

    BEST KARAOKE BAR
    Lipstick Lounge
    Santa's Pub
    Lonnie's Western Room

    BEST PLACE TO THROW DARTS
    The Villager
    Edgefield Bar and Grill
    Brewhouse Midtown

    BEST PLACE TO SHOOT POOL
    Melrose Billiards
    Buffalo Billiards
    Edgefield Bar and Grill

  • Kids Readers' Poll

    Best of Nashville 2012

    on October 11, 2012 at 4:00AM

    See also: Kids Writers' Choice.

    BEST DAYCARE
    Holly Street
    Creative Care Center
    The Susan Gray School

    BEST ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
    Percy Priest
    University School of Nashville
    Eakin

    BEST MIDDLE SCHOOL
    University School of Nashville
    Martin Luther King Jr. Magnet High School
    J.T. Moore

    BEST HIGH SCHOOL
    Hume-Fogg
    University School of Nashville
    Franklin High

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    BEST TEACHER, PUBLIC
    Dr. Joanne Hayward, Franklin High
    Shannon Carlisle, Moore Elementary
    Lynn Gover, Tusculum Elementary

    BEST TEACHER, PRIVATE
    Chris Champion, Ensworth
    Merritt Goodman, The Covenant School
    Bunmi Anifowoshe, Montessori School of Franklin

    BEST PLAYGROUND
    Dragon Park
    Nashville Zoo
    Red Caboose Park

    BEST CAMP
    Sarratt Youth Art Institute
    Camp Widjiwagan
    Whippoorwill Farm Day Camp

  • Food & Drink Readers' Poll

    Best of Nashville 2012

    on October 11, 2012 at 4:00AM

    See also: Food & Drink Writers' Choice.

    BEST BURGER
    Burger Up
    The Pharmacy Burger Parlor & Beer Garden
    Five Guys

    BEST HOT DOG
    The Dog of Nashville
    I Dream of Weenie
    Hot Diggity Dog

    BEST FRENCH FRIES
    Five Guys
    Burger Up
    The Gold Rush

    BEST HOT CHICKEN
    Prince's Hot Chicken Shack
    Bolton's Spicy Chicken & Fish
    Pepperfire

    BEST RIBS
    Famous Dave's
    Jim 'N Nick's
    Martin's Bar-B-Que Joint

    BEST BARBECUE
    Whitt's
    Martin's Bar-B-Que Joint
    Bar-B-Cutie

    BEST PIZZA
    Five Points Pizza
    Pizza Perfect
    Bella Napoli

    BEST SUB SANDWICH
    Jersey Mike's
    Firehouse Subs
    Sub Stop

    BEST BURRITO
    Baja Burrito
    Nuvo Burrito
    Chipotle

  • Media & Politics Readers' Poll

    Best of Nashville 2012

    on October 11, 2012 at 4:00AM

    See also: Media & Politics Writers’ Choice.

    BEST RADIO STATION
    Lightning 100
    107.5 The River
    Nashville Public Radio

    BEST LOCAL TV NEWS STATION
    Channel 4
    Channel 5
    Channel 2

    BEST LOCAL TV NEWS PERSONALITY
    Stephanie Langston
    Neil Orne
    Demetria Kalodimos

    BEST LOCAL COLUMNIST
    Gail Kerr
    Ms. Cheap
    J.R. Lind

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    BEST LOCAL POLITICAL WRITER
    Michael Cass
    Joey Garrison
    Gail Kerr

    BEST SPORTS WRITER
    Jim Diamond
    Jim Wyatt
    J.R. Lind

    BEST LOCAL MEDIA CELEBRITY YOU LOVE TO HATE
    Clay Travis
    Intern Adam
    John Rich

    BEST LOCAL BLOG
    Style Blueprint
    On the Forecheck
    Nashvillest

  • Home, Goods & Services Readers' Poll

    Best of Nashville 2012

    on October 11, 2012 at 4:00AM

    See also: Home, Goods & Services Writers' Choice.

    BEST PEDIATRICIAN
    Dr. Travis Walters
    Dr. Nancy Beveridge
    Dr. Neil Seethaler

    BEST HOSPITAL
    Vanderbilt University Medical Center
    Baptist Hospital
    St. Thomas Hospital

    BEST PLACE TO HAVE A BABY
    Baptist Hospital
    TriStar Centennial Medical Center
    Vanderbilt University Medical Center

    BEST OB-GYN
    Dr. Grayson Woods
    Dr. Larry Gurley
    Dr. Donna Crowe

    BEST DOCTOR FOR A NIP & TUCK
    Dr. Nicholas Sieveking
    Dr. Joseph DeLozier
    Dr. Glenn Buckspan

    BEST OPTOMETRIST
    Dr. Phillip Hammond
    Dr. Alana McNeely
    Dr. Ming Wang

    BEST LASIK SURGERY CENTER
    Loden Vision Center
    Wang Vision Institute
    Toyos Clinic

    BEST DENTIST
    Dr. Michael Atchley
    Dr. Nina Foley
    Dr. J.A. Reynolds

    BEST CHIROPRACTOR
    Totty Chiropractic
    Maximized Living
    Action Chiropractic

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