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[whitespace] Readers Survey Winners: Entertain Us

Best Local Art Gallery

First Place
The Gallery
160 E. Virginia St., S.J. 408.293.1360

Runner Up
San Jose Museum of Art
110 S. Market St., S.J. 408.271.6840


Best Local Live Theater Company

First Place
San Jose Rep
101 Paseo De San Antonio, S.J. 408.367.7237

Runner Up
Gaslighter
400 E. Campbell Ave., Campbell 408.866.1408


Best Radio Station

First Place
KSJO-FM (92)
408.453.5400

Runner Up
KFOG-FM (104.5)
408.817.5364


Best Bowling Alley

AMF Saratoga Lanes

First Place
AMF Saratoga Lanes
1585 Saratoga Ave., S.J. 408.252.2212

Runner Up
Cambrian Bowl
14900 Camden Ave., S.J. 408.377.2354


Best Video Arcade

First Place
Nickel City
1711 Branham Lane, S.J. 408.448.3323

Runner Up
Dave & Busters
940 Great Mall Dr., Milpitas 408.957.9215


Best Pool Hall

First Place
First Street Billiards
420 S. First St., S.J. 408.294.7800

Runner Up
Campbell Billiards
2097 Bascom Ave., Campbell 408.377.9886


Best First Run Cinema

First Place
AMC Saratoga
700 El Paseo De Saratoga, S.J. 408.871.1441

Runner Up
Century 20 Great Mall
1010 Great Mall Dr., Milpitas 408.942.5550


Best Art Cinema

First Place
The Cameras
Camera One: 366 S. First St., S.J. 408.998.3300
Camera Three: 288 S. Second St., S.J. 408.998.3300

Runner Up
Towne Theatre
1433 The Alameda, S.J. 408.287.1433


Best Campsite

First Place
Big Basin
Big Basin Highway, Boulder Creek 831.338.8860

Runner Up
Big Sur
Highway 1, Big Sur 831.667.2322


Best Golf Course

First Place
Cinnebar Hills
23600 McKean Rd., S.J. 408.323.5200

Runner Up
Golfland
855 E. El Camino Real, Sunnyvale 408.245.1322


Best Hiking Trail

First Place
Rancho San Antonio
Cristo Rey Dr., Los Altos Hills 650.691.2165

Runner Up
Castle Rock
1500 Skyline, Los Gatos 408.867.2952


Best Picnic Spot

First Place
Vasona Lake

County Park
298 Garden Hill Dr., Los Gatos 408.356.2729

Runner Up
Picchetti Winery
13100 Montebello Rd., Cupertino 408.741.1310


Best Swim Hole

Raging Waters

First Place
Raging Waters
2333 S White Rd., S.J. 408.223.3951

Runner Up
Almaden Lake Park
Almaden Expressway and Coleman Avenue,
6099 Winfield Blvd., S.J. 408.277.5130


Best Theme Park

First Place
Paramount's

Great America
2401 Agnew Rd., Santa Clara 408.986.5950

Runner Up
Bonfante Gardens
3050 Hecker Pass, Gilroy 408.842.2121


Best Playground

First Place
Vasona Lake County Park
298 Garden Hill Dr., Los Gatos 408.356.2729

Runner Up
Oak Meadow Park
Blossom Hill Rd., Los Gatos 408.399.5781


Best Dog Park

First Place
Hellyer County Park
985 Hellyer Ave., S.J. 408.225.0225

Runner Up
William Street Park (Naglee Park)
William and South 16th streets, S.J. 408.292.4709


Best Surf Spot

First Place
Mavericks
Half Moon Bay

Runner Up
Mauricles
Half Moon Bay


Best Place to Skateboard

First Place
Vans Skate Park
1150 Great Mall Dr., Milpitas, 408.262.0703

Runner Up
Mountain View Skatepark
Rengstorff Park, Rengstorff Ave., Mtn. View


Best Local Place to Pretend You're a Tourist

First Place
Winchester Mystery House
525 S. Winchester Dr., S.J. 408.247.2101

Runner Up
The Tech Museum
201 S. Market St., S.J. 408.795.6224


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From the October 10-16, 2002 issue of Metro, Silicon Valley's Weekly Newspaper.

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