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Best of Orlando:
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Best of Orlando 2013 - Music and Nightlife
  • Best Live Music Club 1. The Social, 54 N. Orange Ave., 407-246-1419, thesocial.org 2. Will’s Pub, 1042 N. Mills Ave., willspub.org 3. House of Blues Orlando, 1490 E. Buena Vista Drive, Lake Buena Vista, hob.com | 7/31/2013
  • Best Music Festival 1. Nerdapalooza, nerdapalooza.org 2. Florida Music Festival, floridamusicfestival.com 3. Orange You Glad Music Festival, orangeyougladfest.com | 7/31/2013
  • Best Club Night 1. Grits & Gravy at Independent Bar, 70 N. Orange Ave., 407-839-0457, facebook.com/independentbarorlando 2. Shotspitality Tuesdays at Vintage Lounge, 114 S. Orange Ave., 407-649-0000, thevintagelounge.com 3. Takeovr at Roxy, 740 Bennett Road, 407-898 | 7/31/2013
  • Best Open Mic Best Open Mic 1. Austin’s Coffee and Film, 929 W. Fairbanks Ave., 407-975-3364, austinscoffee.com 2. Natura Coffee and Tea, 12078 Collegiate Way, 407-482-5000, naturaorlando.com 3. The Hammered Lamb, 1235 N. Orange Ave., 407-704-3200, hammeredlamb.com | 7/31/2013
  • Best Karaoke 1. Korndogg’s Karaoke, rockbandkaraoke.com 2. Big Daddy’s, 3001 Corrine Drive, Winter Park, 407-644-2844, bigdaddysorlando.com 3. O’Shucks Pub and Billiards, 7467 International Drive, 407-352-7892, oshuckspub.com | 7/31/2013
  • Best Bar (smoking) 1. Will’s Pub, 1042 N. Mills Ave., willspub.org 2. Dancers Royale, 5221 E. Colonial Drive, 407-281-0120, dancersroyaleorlando.com 3. Sportstown Billiards, 2414 E. Robinson St., 407-894-6258, sportstownbilliards.com | 7/31/2013
  • Best Local Label That’s Not Local | 7/31/2013
  • Best Cheese | 7/31/2013
  • Most Improved Music Room | 7/31/2013
  • Best New (Mostly) Free Music Room | 7/31/2013
  • Best New Local Showcase | 7/31/2013
  • Best Freak Music Derby | 7/31/2013
  • Best Bar Rebirth | 7/31/2013
  • Best Case Studies to Stop Indoor Smoking | 7/31/2013
  • Best Music Release Event | 7/31/2013
  • Best Random Sample of Orlando Nightcrawlers | 7/31/2013
  • Best Random Sample of Orlando Nightcrawlers | 7/31/2013
  • Best Bar Theming | 7/31/2013
  • Best Development in Local Music | 7/31/2013
  • Best Craft Beer Bar 1. Redlight Redlight, 2810 Corrine Drive, 407-893-9832, facebook.com/redlightredlight 2. The Gnarly Barley, 7431 S. Orange Ave., 407-854-4999, thegnarlybarley.com 3. Oblivion Taproom, 5101 E. Colonial Drive, 407-802-4800, obliviontaproom.com | 7/31/2013
  • Best Bar (non-smoking) 1. Lil Indies, 1036 N. Mills Ave., willspub.org 2. The Geek Easy, 114 S. Semoran Blvd., 407-332-9636, facebook.com/thegeekeasy 3. The Peacock Room, 1321 N. Mills Ave., 407-228-0048, thepeacockroom.com | 7/31/2013
  • Best Bartender 1. Mariel Olcoz at Redlight Redlight, 2810 Corrine Drive, 407-893-9832, facebook.com/redlightredlight 2. Aaron Hardy at Tier Nightclub, 20 E. Central Blvd., 407-317-9129, tiernightclub.com 3. Tammy at Dancers Royale, 5221 E. Colonial Drive, 407-281-0 | 7/31/2013
  • Best Craft Cocktail Bar 1. The Courtesy, 114 N. Orange Ave., 407-450-2041, thecourtesybar.com 2. Hanson’s Shoe Repair, 27 E. Pine St., 407-476-9446, facebook.com/hansonsshoerepair 3. The Woods, 49 N. Orange Ave., 407-203-1114, thewoodsorlando.com | 7/31/2013
  • Best Dive Bar 1. The Hideaway Bar, 516 Virginia Drive, 407-898-5892, thehideawaybar.net 2. Dive Bar, 63 N. Orange Ave., 407-425-9908, facebook.com/dive.bar.orlando 3. Will’s Pub, 1042 N. Mills Ave., willspub.org | 7/31/2013
  • Best Drunken Hookup Bar 1. Independent Bar, 70 N. Orange Ave., 407-839-0457, facebook.com/independentbarorlando 2. Bar BQ Bar, 64 N. Orange Ave., facebook.com/barbqbar 3. The Lodge, 49 N. Orange Ave., 407-650-8786, downtownlodge.com | 7/31/2013
  • Best Gay Bar 1. Parliament House, 410 N. Orange Blossom Trail, 407-425-7571, parliamenthouse.com 2. Savoy, 1913 N. Orange Ave., 407-898-6766, savoyorlando.com 3. Pulse, 1912 S. Orange Ave., 407-649-3888, pulseorlandoclub.com | 7/31/2013
  • Best Strip Club 1. Dancers Royale, 5221 E. Colonial Drive, 407-281-0120, dancersroyaleorlando.com 2. Rachel’s, 8701 S. Orange Ave., 407-965-0992, rachelsorlando.com 3. Diamond Club, 527 N. Semoran Blvd., 407-737-2130 | 7/31/2013
  • Best Happy Hour 1. Matilda’s on Park, 358 N. Park Ave., 407-951-5790, matildasonpark.com 2. Dancers Royale, 5221 E. Colonial Drive, 407-281-0120, dancersroyaleorlando.com 3. Savoy, 1913 N. Orange Ave., 407-898-6766, savoyorlando.com | 7/31/2013
  • Best Pub/Taproom 1. Oblivion Taproom, 5101 E. Colonial Drive, 407-802-4800, obliviontaproom.com 2. Will’s Pub, 1042 N. Mills Ave., willspub.org 3. Redlight Redlight, 2810 Corrine Drive, 407-893-9832, facebook.com/redlightredlight | 7/31/2013
  • Best Sports Bar 1. Sportstown Billiards, 2414 E. Robinson St., 407-894-6258, sportstownbilliards.com 2. The Hideaway Bar, 516 Virginia Drive, 407-898-5892, thehideawaybar.net 3. Gator’s Dockside, 12448 Lake Underhill Road, 407-249-9444; 5142 Dr. Phillips Blvd., 407- | 7/31/2013
  • Best Wine Bar | 7/31/2013