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Arts and Entertainment

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Arts and Entertainment 181 nominees
  • Hollywood Bowl, Arts and Entertainment, Local Flavor, Concert Venue, Place to People Watch, Family Entertainment, 2301 North Highland Avenue  Los Angeles, CA 90068

    1. Hollywood Bowl (Hollywood)

    Nominee for: Best Concert Venue

    "I love being able to eat and drink at our seats . . the benches are comfy, and the venue is spectacular. And I love..."

  • 2. ArcLight Hollywood (Hollywood)

    Nominee for: Best Indie Movie Theater

    "While the Egyptian and Aero Theatres are close runners up, no theatre beats the Arclight. The best place to see a film..."

  • J. Paul Getty Museum, Arts and Entertainment, Museum, 1200 Getty Center Dr Brentwood Los Angeles CA 90049

    3. J. Paul Getty Museum (Brentwood)

    Nominee for: Best Museum

    "Easily reachable by MTA, and well worth the trip. Once the tram climbs the hill, you'll have left the stress of L.A..."

  • Duchess Riot, Arts and Entertainment, Theatre Group, Hollywood Los Angeles CA

    4. Duchess Riot (Hollywood)

    Nominee for: Best Theatre Group

    "A sassy group of lovely, interesting and diverse ladies. Duchess Riot has a special laugh for all types of audiences..."

  • Lidya's Fine art Classes, Arts and Entertainment, Art Gallery, 24626 Kansas Street Santa Clarita CA 91321

    5. Lidya's Fine art Classes (Santa Clarita, CA)

    Nominee for: Best Art Gallery

    "My son and I have been Lidya's art students for a few years. She's a wonderful art teacher for not only beginners but..."

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Auto 119 nominees

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Beauty & Wellness

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Beauty & Wellness 434 nominees

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Cheap Eats

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Cheap Eats 383 nominees

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Fitness 286 nominees
  • Hardcore Fitness Boot Camp, Health and Fitness, Fitness, Personal Trainers, Boot Camp, Gym, 28308 Constellation Road Valencia CA 91355

    1. Hardcore Fitness Boot Camp (Valencia, CA)

    Nominee for: Best Personal Trainers

    "Gym's are boring. Personal trainers are fun, but expensive. Hardcore Fitness Boot Camp is fun, workouts ever-changing..."

  • Hardcore Fitness Boot Camp, Health and Fitness, Fitness, Personal Trainers, Boot Camp, Gym, 28308 Constellation Road Valencia CA 91355

    2. Hardcore Fitness Boot Camp (Valencia, CA)

    Nominee for: Best Gym

    "Gym's are boring. Personal trainers are fun, but expensive. Hardcore Fitness Boot Camp is fun, workouts ever-changing..."

  • Hardcore Fitness Boot Camp, Health and Fitness, Fitness, Personal Trainers, Boot Camp, Gym, 28308 Constellation Road Valencia CA 91355

    3. Hardcore Fitness Boot Camp (Valencia, CA)

    Nominee for: Best Boot Camp

    "Gym's are boring. Personal trainers are fun, but expensive. Hardcore Fitness Boot Camp is fun, workouts ever-changing..."

  • Hot 8 Yoga, Fitness, Yoga Studio, 1422 2nd Street Santa Monica Santa Monica CA 90401

    4. Hot 8 Yoga (Santa Monica)

    Nominee for: Best Yoga Studio

    "I absolutely love teaching and practicing at Hot 8! There is a class for absolutely everyone--Power yoga, HOT, level 1..."

  • Weeple Army, Fitness, Running Clubs, Sherman Oaks Los Angeles CA 91423

    5. Weeple Army (Sherman Oaks)

    Nominee for: Best Running Clubs

    "The best running group on the planet! Specializing in mud & obstacle races the Weeple Army welcomes & includes everyone..."

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Great Meals

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Great Meals 579 nominees
  • Vivoli Cafe & Trattoria, Great Meals, Food, Italian, 7994 W Sunset Blvd Hollywood Los Angeles CA 90046

    1. Vivoli Cafe & Trattoria (Hollywood)

    Nominee for: Best Italian

    "By far, it's the BEST food I've had in a very long time! We go there on average, twice a week! The salmon is my all..."

  • Open Sesame Grill, Great Meals, Mediterranean, 5215 E 2nd St Long Beach CA 90803

    2. Open Sesame Grill (Long Beach)

    Nominee for: Best Mediterranean

    "BEST FOOD ON PLANET! Seriously... (I'm a local and it's been our whole family's fave restaurant for years, every bday..."

  • Los Toros Mexican Restaurant, Great Meals Restaurants, Mexican, 21743 Devonshire St Los Angeles CA 91311

    3. Los Toros Mexican Restaurant (Chatsworth)

    Nominee for: Best Mexican

    "I dream of Los Toros! If I had to choose only one place to eat at for the rest of my life, Los Toros would be my choice..."

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    4. New Moon Restaurant (Glendale)

    Nominee for: Best Chinese

    "Just love their Chloe Shrimp, Shelby Beef, Wallace Dim Sum, Chicken Salad, Jalapeno Calimari. The best, healthiest..."

  • Eat This Cafe, Great Meals, Cheap Eats, Brunch, Sandwich Shop, 6547 Santa Monica Boulevard Hollywood Los Angeles CA 90038

    5. Eat This Cafe (Hollywood)

    Nominee for: Best Brunch

    "Truffled Cheese & Egg Panini or the Crab Cakes Eggs Benedict are my faves!"

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Local Flavor

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Nightlife 303 nominees
  • Blue Palms Brewhouse, Nightlife, Food, Cheap Eats, Beer Selection, Burger, Beers on Tap, Sports Bar, Bar Bites, Food Truck, Fish and Chips, Beer Bar, 6124 Hollywood Blvd Hollywood Los Angeles CA 90028

    1. Blue Palms Brewhouse (Hollywood)

    Nominee for: Best Beer Selection

    "I went to Blue Palms Brewhouse twice now. I was extremely impressed each time. Once the place was packed with folks..."

  • FLUX Bar, Los Angeles Nightlife, Gay & Lesbian Bar Gay and Lesbian Bar, 17817 Lakewood Blvd Bellflower CA 90706

    2. FLUX Bar (Bellflower, CA)

    Nominee for: Best Gay and Lesbian Bar

    "BEST CUSTOMERS EVER!! I'm a bartender & of course I am bias=) but I also work with some of the BEST PEOPLE! I get to..."

  • Slow...Children at Play, Arts and Entertainment, Nightlife, Improv Comedy Group, Place to Laugh til You Cry, Comedy Club, 11006 Magnolia Blvd North Hollywood North Hollywood CA 91601

    3. Slow...Children at Play (North Hollywood)

    Nominee for: Best Comedy Club

    "This group is awesome! They have great chemistry and their comedic timing is brilliant! I honestly have never laughed..."

  • District Wine, Nightlife, Wine Bar, 144 Linden Ave Long Beach Long Beach CA 90802

    4. District Wine (Long Beach)

    Nominee for: Best Wine Bar

    "We have hosted many events here with the USC Alumni Club of Long Beach...and we don't plan on stopping! Your best..."

  • Lock & Key, Nightlife, Craft Cocktails, 239 South Vermont Avenue Los Angeles CA 90004

    5. Lock & Key (Los Angeles, CA)

    Nominee for: Best Craft Cocktails

    "Some of the best drinks I've had have been here!! Even if you just tell the bartender your liquor preference they'll..."

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Parenting 101

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Parenting 101 106 nominees

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Pets 218 nominees
  • LA Dogworks, Pets, Boarding Couture Grooming Pet Sitting Pet Supplies Training, 1014 N Highland Ave Los Angeles CA 90038

    1. LA Dogworks (Hollywood)

    Nominee for: Best Boarding

    "I recently became a "member", if you will, at LA Dogworks and let me tell you the experience I had!!!! When I first..."

  • Lewis & Bark, Pets, Dog Walker, Boarding, Pet Sitting, Pet Boutique, Training, Montana Avenue Santa Monica Santa Monica CA 90402

    2. Lewis & Bark (Santa Monica)

    Nominee for: Best Dog Walker

    "Lewis and Bark is one of the few dog walking companies that really cares about our pet. The owner, Samantha is a..."

  • "I Said Sit!" School for Dogs, Pets, Training, Dog Walker, Pet Sitting, Boarding, Grooming, 3368 S. Robertson Blvd. Los Angeles CA 90034

    3. "I Said Sit!" School for Dogs (Los Angeles, CA)

    Nominee for: Best Training

    "I initially contacted Jonathan at I said sit after adopting a 4 month old Pit Bull/Rhodesian Ridgeback mix puppy with..."

  • Auntie Ems Pet Sitting and Dog Walking, Pets, Pet Sitting, Dog Walker, 2110 Artesia Blvd Redondo Beach Redondo Beach CA 90278

    4. Auntie Ems Pet Sitting and Dog Walking (Redondo Beach)

    Nominee for: Best Pet Sitting

    "We LOVE Auntie Em's! Emery always has the best answers to all of our questions for our fur kids, she is very..."

  • Westside Pet Clinic, Pets, Veterinarians, 1304 Wilshire Boulevard Santa Monica Santa Monica CA 90403

    5. Westside Pet Clinic (Santa Monica)

    Nominee for: Best Veterinarians

    "It took me a long time to find the best vet care in LA and this is it! Everyone there is gentle with animals and..."

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Shopping 370 nominees

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Specialty Food & Drink

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Specialty Food & Drink 330 nominees
  • Porto's Bakery, Specialty Food and Drink, Food, Weddings, Specialty Food & Drink, Bakery, Cakes, Desserts, Place for a Sandwich, 315 N Brand Blvd Glendale Glendale CA 91203

    1. Porto's Bakery (Glendale)

    Nominee for: Best Bakery

    "I don't know where to begin. I absolutely LOVE this place. The cakes ,pastries, muffins, shakes, juices sandwiches are..."

  • Randy's Donuts, Food Specialty Food and Drink, Donuts, 805 W Manchester Blvd Inglewood CA 90301

    2. Randy's Donuts (Inglewood, CA)

    Nominee for: Best Donuts

    "We love donuts. We've been going here since it was Big Donut drive-in and I was a young kid. But there is something..."

  • Wine Crush, Specialty Food and Drink, Food, Specialty Food & Drink, Wine Shop, 3131 E Broadway Long Beach Long Beach CA 90803

    3. Wine Crush (Long Beach)

    Nominee for: Best Wine Shop

    "Wine Savvy but not snobby. Excellent wines at reasonable prices. Love the Crush Club, you get a discount on tastings..."

  • Culinary Delight Catering, Weddings, Specialty Food & Drink, Caterer, Cakes, Wedding Planner, Cupcakes, Wedding Caterer, 4859 West Slauson Ave  Crenshaw Los Angeles CA 90056

    4. Culinary Delight Catering (West Adams)

    Nominee for: Best Cupcakes

    "Not only is the culinary a delight, but so are owners Emma and Ron. My sister in Atlanta found them on the internet..."

  • Romancing the Bean, Food, Specialty Food & Drink, Coffee Shop, 3413 W. Magnolia Blvd Burbank Burbank CA 91505

    5. Romancing the Bean (Burbank)

    Nominee for: Best Coffee Shop

    "Romancing The Bean is not an ordinary coffee shop. It's not like a Starbucks or a Coffee Bean with robot baristas..."

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2014 LA HOT LIST: Important Dates
Jun 26th
Nominations Open
Jul 21st
Voting Begins
Sep 21st
Last Week of Voting
Sep 28th
Voting Ends
Oct 6th
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