Best Local Politician
Mayor David Coss

2nd Gov. Susana Martinez

3rd City Councilor Patti Bushee

Best Local Political Scandal
Gov. Susana Martinez-related scandals

2nd Jerome Block and the PRC

3rd Santa Fe County Courthouse

Best Local Character, Personality or Celebrity
Courtesy Paramount Pictures
Ali MacGraw

2nd Gene Hackman

3rd George RR Martin

Best Local Nonprofit
Food Depot

1222 Siler Road, 471-1633

2nd Kitchen Angels

1222 Siler Road, 471-7780

3rd Big Brothers Big Sisters

1229 S St. Francis Drive, Ste. C, 983-8360

Best Local Nonprofit for Animals
Santa Fe Animal Shelter & Humane Society

100 Caja Del Rio Road, 983-4309

2nd Española Valley Humane Society

108 Hamm Pkwy., Española 753-8662

3rd Assistance Dogs of the West

730 St. Michael’s Drive, 986-9748

Best Local Environmental Group
Santa Fe Watershed Association

1413 Second St., Ste. 3, 820-1696

2nd WildEarth Guardians

516 Alto St., 988-9126

3rd Randall Davey Audubon Center

1800 Upper Canyon Road, 983-4609

Best Outdoor Public Space
Downtown Santa Fe Plaza

2nd Santa Fe Railyard Park & Plaza

3rd Fort Marcy Park

Best Youth Program
Courtesy BBBS
Big Brothers Big Sisters

1229 S St. Francis Drive, Ste. C, 983-8360

2nd Warehouse 21

1614 Paseo de Peralta, 989-4423

3rd Girls Inc.

301 Hillside Ave., 982-2042

Best Community Event or Festival
Santa Fe Bandstand Summer Music Series

2nd Santa Fe International Folk Art Market

3rd Santa Fe Indian Market

Best Local Blog
Courtesy Cynthia Whitney--Ward
Chasing Santa Fe

2nd Steve Terrell’s Roundhouse Roundup

3rd New Mexico Politics with Joe Monahan

Best Local Radio Show
Jennifer Esperanza
Santa Fe Radio Café with Mary-Charlotte Domandi (KSFR 101.1 FM)

2nd The Big Show with Honey Harris (KBAC 98.1 FM)

3rd Julia Goldberg Morning Show (KVSF 101.5 FM)

Best Local Wedding Venue
Loretto Chapel

207 Old Santa Fe Trail, 982-0092

2nd The Terrace at La Fonda Hotel

100 E San Francisco St., 982-5511

3rd La Posada Resort & Spa

330 E Palace Ave., 986-0000

Best Local Business in the Railyard
Santa Fe Farmers Market

1607 Paseo de Peralta, Ste. 1, 983-4098

2nd Second Street Brewery (Railyard)

1607 Paseo de Peralta, Ste. 10, 989-3278

3rd Tomasita’s Restaurant

500 S Guadalupe St., 983-5721

Best Local Business on St. Michael’s Drive
Annapurna’s World Vegetarian Café

1620 St. Michael’s Drive, 988-9688

2nd Candyman Strings & Things

851 St. Michael’s Drive, 983-5906

3rd Botwin Eye Group/Eyes & Optics

444 St. Michael’s Drive, 954-4442

Best Local Business on Cerrillos Road

2820 Cerrillos Road, 471-8539

2nd The Pantry Restaurant

1820 Cerrillos Road, 986-0022

3rd Serenity Nail Spa

4056 Cerrillos Road, 471-2106

Best Hotel, Inn or B&B for Out-of-Town Guests
La Fonda Hotel

100 E San Francisco St., 982-5511

2nd La Posada de Santa Fe Resort & Spa

330 E Palace Ave., 986-0000

3rd El Rey Inn

1862 Cerrillos Road, 982-1931