Best Businesses

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Red Hot Lovers makes the best hot dogs (EMMA NOLAN-ABRAHAMIAN/Daily)

Best Apartments: Willowtree Apartments
Best Art Supplies: Michigan Book and Supply
Best Athletic Store: Steve and Barry’s Sportswear
Best Bank/Credit Union: TCF Bank
Best Bicycle Sales: Two Wheel Tango
Best Bookstore: Borders Bookstore
Best Bowling Center: Colonial Lanes
Best Cab Service: Yellow Cab
Best Camera/Photo Shop: Ritz Camera
Best Car Dealer: Sesi Lincoln Mercury
Best Coffee Shop: Starbucks
Best Computer Store: UM Computer Showcase
Best Copy Store: Kinkos
Best Customer Service: Bennigan’s
Best Florist: University Flower Shop
Best Furniture Store: Three Chairs
Best Gift Store: Middle Earth
Best Grocery Store: Hiller’s
Best Haircut: State Street Barber Shop
Best Hardware Store: Jack’s Hardware
Best Head Shop: 42 Degrees
Best Health Club: One on One
Best Hotel: Campus Inn
Best Jewelry Store: Option Four
Best Laundromat: Mr. Stadium
Best Liquor Store: Strickland’s
Best Men’s Clothing Store: Bivouac
Best Moving Company: Two Men and a Truck
Best Musical Instruments: King’s Keyboard
Best New CDs: Schoolkid’s
Best New Local Business: Za’s
Best Outdoor Apparel: Bivouac
Best Packaging Store: The Mail Shoppe
Best Place to go for a Piercing: Lucky Monkey
Best Place to Pamper Yourself: Aveda
Best Public Golf Course: U of M Public Course
Best Realtor: Oppenheimer
Best Shoe Store: Footprints
Best Sporting Goods’ Store: Dunham’s
Best Store Display Window: Bivouac
Best Tanning Salon: Tanfastic
Best Test Prep: Kaplan
Best Textbooks: Shaman Dram
Best Thrift Shop: Value World
Best Travel Agency: Council Travel
Best University Fan Apparel: Moe’s
Best Used CDs: Schoolkid’s
Best Women’s Clothing: Bivouac

Best Entertainment

Best Bar: Rick’s
Best Club: Necto
Best Concert in the Last Year: Ludacris
Best Happy Hour: Heidelberg
Best Live Music: Blind Pig
Best Local Festival: Ann Arbor Film Festival
Best Movie Theatre: Quality 16
Best Radio Station: WXQI 95.5
Best Video Store: Liberty Street Video

Best Restaurants

Best All You Can Eat: Mongolian BBQ
Best Bagels: Bruegger’s
Best BBQ: Damon’s
Best Breakfast: Angelo’s
Best Brunch: Gandy Dancer
Best Burgers: Blimpy Burger
Best Burritos: Big Ten Burrito
Best Cheap Beer: The Arena
Best Cheap Eats: NYPD
Best Chinese Food: China Gate
Best Chipatis: Pizza House
Best Coffee: Starbucks
Best Cookies: Mrs.Field’s
Best Deli: Zingerman’s
Best Dessert: La Dolce Vita
Best Fine Dining: Gratzi
Best Fries: McDonald’s
Best Greasy Spoon: Frank’s
Best Greek Food: Mr. Greek’s
Best Hot Dogs: Red Hot Lovers
Best Ice Cream/Frozen Yogurt: Stucchi’s
Best Indian Food: Raja Rani
Best Italian Food: Palio
Best Korean Food: Seoul Korner
Best Late Night Munchies: Bell’s Pizza
Best New Restaurant: Za’s
Best Overall Restaurant: Palio
Best Pizza: Bell’s Pizza
Best Place for the Folks To Treat You: Real Seafood Company
Best Restaurant for Large Groups: Pizza House
Best Salads: Cosi
Best Seafood: Real Seafood Company
Best Soup: Cosi
Best Subs: Jimmy John’s
Best Sushi: Totoro
Best Take Out: Pizza House
Best Thai Food: Tuptim
Best Vegetarian Food: Seva
Best Wings: Buffalo Wild Wings

Best of the University

Best Athlete(Female): Samantha Findley
Best Athlete(Male): Mike Hart
Best Blow Off Course: one-credit GeoSci courses
Best Campus Event: Dance Marathon
Best Campus Tradition: Not walking on the ‘M’ in the Diag
Best Computing Site: Fishbowl
Best Course: Psych 120
Best Dorm Cafeteria: Bursley
Best Fraternity to Party With: PIKE
Best Lecture Hall: Hale Auditorium
Best Library: UGLi
Best Place to Get a Parking Ticket: In your own driveway
Best Place to People Watch: Diag
Best Place for Public Sex: The Stacks
Best Place to Study: UGLi
Best Place to Workout: CCRB
Best Professor: Pat Gurin
Best Residence Hall: West Quad
Best Restrooms: The Union
Best Sorority to Party With: Kappa Kappa Gamma
Best Spot for a First Date: Grizzly Peak
Best Speaker(Past Year): Bill Gates
Best Sports Team: Softball
Best Sports Tradition: Tailgating
Best Student Job: Orientation Leader
Best Thing About Football Saturday: Beer

Best of the Web

Best Apartment Locator: www.housing.umich.edu
Best News Site: www.cnn.com
Best Overall Website: www.google.com
Best Search Engine: www.google.com
Best Website to Waste Time On: www.facebook.com

Best of the Rest

Best Excuse for Cutting Class: Working at the Daily
Best Excuse for a Late Paper: Saved my rough draft over my final draft
Best Fad: No More Uggs
Best Place to “See and Be Seen”: Rick’s

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