Best of Local Culture

[ 'Best of' Index ]

1999 Poll Results

Quicksilver Mine Company 154 N. Main St., Sebastopol, 829-2416

Honorable mention

Ren Brown Collection 1781 Hwy. 1, Bodega Bay, 875-2922

Best Local Band

Tin Circus

Honorable mention

Eric Lindel & the Reds

Best Bookstore/New

Copperfield's Books 650 Fourth St., Santa Rosa, 545-5326; 2316 Montgomery Drive, Santa Rosa, 578-8938; 210 Coddingtown Center, Santa Rosa, 575-0550; 153 Kentucky St., Petaluma, 762-0563; 138 N. Main St., Sebastopol, 823-7494

Honorable mention

Toyon Books 104 Matheson, Healdsburg 433-9270

Best Bookstore/Used

Copperfield's Books 176 N. Main St., Sebastopol, 829-0429; 650 Fourth St., Santa Rosa, 545-5326; 153 Kentucky St., Petaluma, 762-0563

Honorable mention

Treehorn Books 625 Fourth St., Santa Rosa, 525-1782

Best Cafe Scene

A'Roma Roasters & Coffee House 95 Fifth St., Santa Rosa, 576-7765

Honorable mention

Sonoma Coffee Company 521 Fourth St., Santa Rosa, 573-8022

Best Dance Company

Sonoma Ballet Conservatory 276 Napa St., Sonoma 938-1424

Honorable mention

Ballet California 569 Summerfield Road 537-0140

Best Festival

Health & Harmony Festival

Honorable mention

Harvest Fair Best FM Station

KRSH 98.7FM

Honorable mention

KMHX 104.1FM

Best Live Music Venue

Inn of the Beginning 8201 Old Redwood Hwy., Cotati, 664-1100

Honorable mention

Luther Burbank Center for the Performing Arts 50 Mark West Springs Road, Santa Rosa, 546-3600

Best Movie Theater

Raven Theater 115 North St., Healdsburg, 433-5448

Best Museum

Sonoma County Museum 425 Seventh St., Santa Rosa, 579-1500

Honorable mention

Petaluma Historical Museum 29 Fourth St., Petaluma, 778-4398

Best Music Store/New

Last Record Store 739 Fourth St., Santa Rosa, 525-1963

Honorable mention

Copperfield's Music 146 N. Main St., Sebastopol, 823-899; 2316 Montgomery Drive, Santa Rosa, 578-8938

Best Music Store/Used

Last Record Store 739 Fourth St., Santa Rosa, 525-1963

Honorable mention

Backdoor Disc & Tape 7665 Old Redwood Hwy., Cotati, 795-9597

Best Place to Swing Dance

Inn of the Beginning 8201 Old Redwood Hwy., Cotati, 664-1100;

tied with

Falmingo Resort Hotel Fourth Street & Farmers Lane, Santa Rosa, 545-8530

Honorable mention

Clo Zone 901 Village Court, Santa Rosa, 545-6000

Best Place for Intelligent Conversation

A'Roma Roasters & Coffee House 95 Fifth St., Santa Rosa, 576-7765

Honorable mention

Sonoma Coffee Company 521 Fourth St., Santa Rosa, 573-8022

Best Place for Mindless Chatter

Sonoma Coffee Company 521 Fourth St., Santa Rosa, 573-8022

Honorable mention

A'Roma Roasters & Coffee House 95 Fifth St., Santa Rosa, 576-7765

Best Outdoor Art Event

ARTrails

Honorable mention

Health & Harmony Festival Best Theater Troupe

Summer Repertory Theatre SRJC, 1501 Mendocino Ave., Santa Rosa, 527-4418

Honorable mention

Actors' Theatre of Sonoma County 50 Mark West Springs Road, Santa Rosa,523-4185

Best Bowling Alley

Windsor Bowl 8801 Conde Lane, Windsor, 837-9889

Honorable mention

Boulevard Bowl 1100 Petaluma Blvd. S., Petaluma, 762-4581

Best Card Room

Winner's Circle Card Room 3020 Santa Rosa Ave., Santa Rosa, 579-9424

Honorable mention

Jokerz Wild 5151 Montero Way, Petaluma, 795-6121

Best Video Rental

Video Droid 1240 Mendocino Ave., Santa Rosa, 526-3313

Honorable mention

Box Office Video 2900 Yulupa Ave., Santa Rosa, 575-9393; 6960 McKinley St., Sebastopol, 823-9798

Best Teen Haven

Phoenix Theatre 201 Washington St., Petaluma, 762-3565

Honorable mention

Clo Zone 901 Village Court, Santa Rosa 545-6000

Best Fashion Fad

Bell bottoms

Honorable mention

Body piercing

tied with

Cashmere twin sets

Best Fashion Tragedy

Baggy clothes

Honorable mention

Body piercing

From the March 25-31, 1999 issue of the Sonoma County Independent.

© Metro Publishing Inc.

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