LFA members named Best of Tucson by Tucson Weekly

Last week, Tucson Weekly released its Best of Tucson 2016 list which shows the businesses locals voted as the best our city has to offer. Local First Members are consistently nominated for this list, and we want to congratulate all of our members who were voted Best in Tucson. 

Best Art Museum: Tucson Museum of Art

Best Movie Theater: The Loft Cinema

Best Annual Festival: 4th Avenue Street Fair (Fourth Avenue Merchants)

Best Farmers' Market: St. Phillips Plaza (Food in Root)

Best Gym: Jewish Community Center

Best Farmers' Market Vendor: Barrio Bread

Best Radio Station for Music:  KXCI (91.3 FM)

Best Bookstore: Bookmans Entertainment Exchange

Best Video Games Store: Bookmans Entertainment Exchange

Best Blog: Tucson Foodie

Best Clothing: Buffalo Exchange

Best Resale Clothing: Buffalo Exchange

Best Vintage Shopping: Buffalo Exchange

Best Florist: Inglis Florists

Best Eyeglass/Optical Retailer: Alvernon Optical

Best Public Garden: Tucson Botanical Gardens

Best Toy Store: Yikes Toys

Best Way to Entertain Kids During the Summer: Childrens' Museum

Best Story Time:  Bookmans Entertainment Exchange

Best Casual Dining:  Beyond Bread

Best Specialty Food Store: AJ’s Fine Foods

Best Ice Cream: HUB Ice Cream Factory

Best Fresh-Baked Bread: Beyond Bread

Best Place to Get a Sandwich: Beyond Bread

Best French: Ghini's French Cafe

Best Place to Eat Lunch Downtown: HUB Restaurant & Creamery

Best Westside Restaurant:  Agustin Kitchen

Best Place to Eat Gluten Free:  Gourmet Girls Gluten Free Bakery/Bistro

Best Neighborhood Bar: Tap & Bottle

Best Beer Selection: Tap & Bottle

Best Brewery: Barrio Brewing Co

Best Happy Hour: Maynard's Market

Best Nightclub:  Club Congress

Best Bartender: Barb Trujillo (Club Congress)

Best Venue for Live Music: The Rialto Theatre

Best Dive Bar:  Buffet Bar & Crock Pot

Best Locally Brewed Beer (the specific beer): Tucson Blonde (Barrio Brewing Company)

Special mention to our members who received Staff Picks from Tucson Weekly: 

Best Art Exhibitions: Etherton Gallery, Coolest Festival: Tucson Jazz Fest, Best Place to Play with Butterflies: Tucson Botanical Gardens Butterfly Encounter, Best Place to Catch’em All: Tohono Chul Park, Best Gift Shop For Your Littlest Smarty Pants: Mildred & Dildred,  Best New Radio Station: Downtown RadioBest Feminist Literary Sanctuary: Antigone Books, Best Costume Shop (Or Place To Take A First Date): Tucson Thrift, Best Tiramisu: North, Best Brewery To Listen To the Train Horns: Borderlands Brewing Company.

Congratulations to all of the winners, and our members who keep showing the best Tucson has to offer! Be sure to stop in and congratulate the winners, and support local businesses!