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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 North Shore resort

# of votes   % of votes
Surfside on Lake Superior 62 11% 11%  
Lutsen on Lake Superior 142 24% 24%  
Bluefin Bay on Lake Superior 251 43% 43%  
Grand Superior Lodge 113 19% 19%  
Temperance Landing 14 2% 2%  
Total Votes 68    

Best Juicy Lucy

# of votes   % of votes
Matt’s Bar 367 51% 51%  
Blue Door Pub 170 24% 24%  
Fika 7 1% 1%  
5-8 Club 172 24% 24%  
Total Votes 68    

Best shop for local design

# of votes   % of votes
Forage Modern Workshop 35 32% 32%  
Cliché 22 20% 20%  
June 5 5% 5%  
Artist Mercantile 7 6% 6%  
Gallery 360 24 22% 22%  
Grand Hand Gallery 17 15% 15%  
Total Votes 68    

Best overall gym

# of votes   % of votes
YMCA 99 20% 20%  
YWCA 40 8% 8%  
Life Time Fitness 193 40% 40%  
St. Paul Jewish Community Center 22 5% 5%  
Sabes Jewish Community Center 12 2% 2%  
Anytime Fitness 41 8% 8%  
Snap Fitness 22 5% 5%  
LA Fitness 58 12% 12%  
Total Votes 68    

Best summer block party

# of votes   % of votes
Pizza Luce Block Party 51 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 15% 15%  
Roots, Rock & Deep Blues Fest 25 6% 6%  
Grand Old Day 200 51% 51%  
Total Votes 68