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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 metro taproom

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 North Shore resort

# of votes   % of votes
Surfside on Lake Superior 62 11% 11%  
Lutsen on Lake Superior 138 24% 24%  
Bluefin Bay on Lake Superior 248 43% 43%  
Grand Superior Lodge 112 20% 20%  
Temperance Landing 14 2% 2%  
Total Votes 68    

Best Juicy Lucy

# of votes   % of votes
Matt’s Bar 361 51% 51%  
Blue Door Pub 169 24% 24%  
Fika 7 1% 1%  
5-8 Club 171 24% 24%  
Total Votes 68    

Best overall gym

# of votes   % of votes
YMCA 97 20% 20%  
YWCA 40 8% 8%  
Life Time Fitness 189 40% 40%  
St. Paul Jewish Community Center 21 4% 4%  
Sabes Jewish Community Center 11 2% 2%  
Anytime Fitness 39 8% 8%  
Snap Fitness 21 4% 4%  
LA Fitness 57 12% 12%  
Total Votes 68    

Best summer block party

# of votes   % of votes
Pizza Luce Block Party 50 13% 13%  
Memory Lanes Block Party 15 4% 4%  
Rondo Days 18 5% 5%  
Red Stag Block Party 23 6% 6%  
Bastille Day Block Party 60 16% 16%  
Roots, Rock & Deep Blues Fest 25 6% 6%  
Grand Old Day 196 51% 51%  
Total Votes 68