The Audubon Park business district, a tiny bit of Orlando just north of downtown, won 14 in "Best of" categories in this year's Orlando Weekly Best of Orlando poll. No other area in Central Florida had so many wins in such a concentrated area. Congrats to Audubon Park business district and its organizer, Kat Quast!
First place winners include Big Daddy's for Best Karaoke, Juniors Diner for Best Diner, Bold Hype for Best Gallery, with Stardust Video and Coffee scoring double first place wins for both Best Coffeehouse and Best DVD Store. Park Ave CDs is in the unique position of two first place wins -- Best Vinyl Record Store and Best CD Store, in addition to hosting DJ Kittybat, winner of Second Place in the DJ category. Redlight Redlight won Best Dive Bar and landed Third Place for Best Pub. Additional winners include Shad'g Hair Salon in the Salon category, Audubon Community Market for their organic Farmer's Market on Monday nights, ABC in the liquor category, and APGD Director, Kat Quast for Best Community Organizer.