Loading...
 

Best of Atlanta 2014 Index

 

2014 Best Of Atlanta Header


2014 Index of Winners

Best reclamation of an asphalt eyesore BOA Award Winner

Boulevard Tunnel Initiative
Boulevard Tunnel used to be a place most pedestrians avoided. The dark and creepy underpass that connects Old Fourth Ward and Cabbagetown had broken lighting, busted roads, and lifeless walls. The conditions dramatically improved in spring 2014. The BOULEVARD TUNNEL INITIATIVE, a local nonprofit thatmore...
Boulevard Tunnel used to be a place most pedestrians avoided. The dark and creepy underpass that connects Old Fourth Ward and Cabbagetown had broken lighting, busted roads, and lifeless walls. The conditions dramatically improved in spring 2014. The BOULEVARD TUNNEL INITIATIVE, a local nonprofit that has been working for years to spruce up the underpass, partnered with Living Walls to breathe life into the walkway. BTI and LW members cleaned up the tunnel once filled with trash and poop. New York-based muralist MOMO and a mighty army of volunteers brightened up the tunnel with a rainbow-colored mural. The beautification project has managed to make a ho-hum tunnel into something beautiful, made the area safer, and brought together different neighborhoods. Take that, concrete jungle! boulevardtunnelinitiative.wordpress.com. less...

Best rock radio station BOA Award Winner

Radio 105.7 (WRDA-FM)

Best student revolt BOA Award Winner

  1. SaveWRAS

Best urban radio station BOA Award Winner

V-103 (WVEE-FM)
v103.cbslocal.com

Best adult toy store BOA Award Winner

Starship Enterprises

Best car wash BOA Award Winner

Mister HotShine Car Wash
And other metro Atlanta locations.

Best flea market BOA Award Winner

Scott's Antique Market

Best gym BOA Award Winner

LA Fitness
And other metro Atlanta locations.

Best in up-and-coming fashion: Men BOA Award Winner

Messrs. R/R

Best personal trainer BOA Award Winner

Todd Hancock

Best place for artists to stock their creative arsenal BOA Award Winner

Being armed with the right materials when inspiration strikes makes all the difference. SAM FLAX has everything you need to create your next masterpiece or maybe just doodle around, including shelves full of different kinds of paint, brushes, paper, and furniture, all from major brands such as Hermanmore...
Being armed with the right materials when inspiration strikes makes all the difference. SAM FLAX has everything you need to create your next masterpiece or maybe just doodle around, including shelves full of different kinds of paint, brushes, paper, and furniture, all from major brands such as Herman Miller, Humanscale, and Steelcase. The staff knows its stuff and can help you pick out the right supplies for your project without exceeding your budget. The store hosts an array of mixed-media demos and art workshops for beginners and advanced artists alike, while the in-house framing center sets prints and paintings in quality frames. Sam Flax also supports the local art community through events including 30 Artists in 30 Days back in April, for which artists created a piece in-store to be later auctioned at the Goat Farm. less...

Best pop-ups in a neighborhood on the come up BOA Award Winner

Downtown pop-ups

Best taxi cab service BOA Award Winner

Buckhead Safety Cab

Best thrift store BOA Award Winner

Goodwill
And other metro Atlanta locations.

Best breakfast BOA Award Winner

Home grown

Best chef BOA Award Winner

Chad Crete

Best coffeehouse BOA Award Winner

Octane Coffee

Best creative diner food BOA Award Winner

Sobban

Best dim sum BOA Award Winner

Canton House

Best farmers market food stall BOA Award Winner

Simply Seoul AND The Spotted Trotter

Best grits BOA Award Winner

And other metro Atlanta locations.

Best hot dog BOA Award Winner

Best restaurant to bring the kids BOA Award Winner

Grindhouse Killer Burgers
And other metro Atlanta locations.

Best restaurant trend BOA Award Winner

Farm-to-table

Best service BOA Award Winner

Best tacos BOA Award Winner

And other metro Atlanta locations.

Best book by a local author BOA Award Winner

American Afterlife by Kate Sweeney AND Change Machine by Bruce Covey

Best choreographer BOA Award Winner

Helen Pickett

Browse by Category

After Dark
After Dark
CityScape
CityScape
Consumer Culture
Consumer Culture
Index
Index
Oral Pleasures
Oral Pleasures
Poets, Artists & Madmen
Poets, Artists & Madmen