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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 11% 11%  
Lutsen on Lake Superior 140 24% 24%  
Bluefin Bay on Lake Superior 250 43% 43%  
Grand Superior Lodge 113 20% 20%  
Temperance Landing 14 2% 2%  
Total Votes 68    

Best Juicy Lucy

# of votes   % of votes
Matt’s Bar 363 51% 51%  
Blue Door Pub 169 24% 24%  
Fika 7 1% 1%  
5-8 Club 171 24% 24%  
Total Votes 68    

Best shop for local design

# of votes   % of votes
Forage Modern Workshop 35 32% 32%  
Cliché 21 19% 19%  
June 5 5% 5%  
Artist Mercantile 7 6% 6%  
Gallery 360 24 22% 22%  
Grand Hand Gallery 17 16% 16%  
Total Votes 68    

Best metro taproom

# of votes   % of votes
Fulton 65 16% 16%  
Harriet Brewing 29 7% 7%  
Dangerous Man 72 18% 18%  
Indeed Brewing 81 21% 21%  
Lucid Brewing 7 2% 2%  
Steel Toe 17 4% 4%  
Surly 81 21% 21%  
612 Brew 43 11% 11%  
Total Votes 68    

Best overall gym

# of votes   % of votes
YMCA 98 20% 20%  
YWCA 40 8% 8%  
Life Time Fitness 191 40% 40%  
St. Paul Jewish Community Center 21 4% 4%  
Sabes Jewish Community Center 11 2% 2%  
Anytime Fitness 40 8% 8%  
Snap Fitness 22 5% 5%  
LA Fitness 57 12% 12%  
Total Votes 68