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Our third annual edition promises more resorts, campgrounds and B&Bs than ever, plus more picks from the local design scene. Also look for best hot dog, best swimming pool and best brewpub in the metro and beyond. Want to whet your appetite for this exciting list? Vote in our reader polls to see how your picks compare.

See the 2014 Best of Minnesota

Best summer block party

Best North Shore resort

# of votes   % of votes
Surfside on Lake Superior 62 10% 10%  
Lutsen on Lake Superior 152 25% 25%  
Bluefin Bay on Lake Superior 259 43% 43%  
Grand Superior Lodge 117 19% 19%  
Temperance Landing 15 2% 2%  
Total Votes 68    

Best Juicy Lucy

# of votes   % of votes
Matt’s Bar 383 51% 51%  
Blue Door Pub 180 24% 24%  
Fika 8 1% 1%  
5-8 Club 183 24% 24%  
Total Votes 68    

Best shop for local design

# of votes   % of votes
Forage Modern Workshop 36 32% 32%  
Cliché 22 19% 19%  
June 5 4% 4%  
Artist Mercantile 7 6% 6%  
Gallery 360 26 23% 23%  
Grand Hand Gallery 18 16% 16%  
Total Votes 68    

Best metro taproom

# of votes   % of votes
Fulton 67 16% 16%  
Harriet Brewing 31 7% 7%  
Dangerous Man 77 18% 18%  
Indeed Brewing 81 19% 19%  
Lucid Brewing 7 2% 2%  
Steel Toe 18 4% 4%  
Surly 92 22% 22%  
612 Brew 44 11% 11%  
Total Votes 68    

Best overall gym

# of votes   % of votes
YMCA 105 21% 21%  
YWCA 42 8% 8%  
Life Time Fitness 201 40% 40%  
St. Paul Jewish Community Center 22 4% 4%  
Sabes Jewish Community Center 12 2% 2%  
Anytime Fitness 41 8% 8%  
Snap Fitness 22 4% 4%  
LA Fitness 60 12% 12%  
Total Votes 68