Best Lifestyle

By Nancy Pardue

Best Active Adult Community
Carolina Preserve
HM: Glenaire
Windsor Point

Best Charity
SPCA of Wake County
HM: Dorcas Ministries
Hospice of Wake County

Best Coffeehouse
La Farm Bakery
HM: It’s A Grind Coffee House
Cup A Joe
Best Preschool
Primrose School
HM: Holly Springs School for
Early Education
Bright Horizons

Best Golf Course
Prestonwood Country Club
HM: Knight’s Play Golf Center
Bentwinds Golf & Country Club

Best Home Building Company
Rufty Homes
HM: Standard Pacific Homes
Ryan Homes

Best Interior Design Company
Ivy Cottage
HM: Southern Studio Interior Design
Design Works Studio

Best Music Venue
Koka Booth Amphitheatre
HM: Walnut Creek Amphitheatre
Durham Performing Arts Center

Best Local Event or Festival
Lazy Daze Arts & Crafts Festival
HM: Beer, Bourbon & BBQ Festival
Apex PeakFest

Best School Principal
Matthew Wight, Apex High  
HM: Timothy Locklair, Holly Springs High
Rodney Nelson, Panther Creek High

Best High School Coach
Britt Morton, Apex High
HM: Tamara Cole, Holly Springs High
Kurt Glendenning, Cary High (tie)
Milton Senter, Fuquay-Varina High

Best Place To Walk, Run Or Bike
American Tobacco Trail
HM: William B. Umstead State Park
Apex Community Park/Lake Pine Trail

Best Place To Take Children
Pullen Park
HM: Marbles Kids Museum
NC Museum of Life & Science

Best Place To Take Visitors
Downtown Raleigh
HM: State Farmers Market
Sarah P. Duke Gardens

Best Fitness Club
Cary Family YMCA
HM: O2 Fitness
Kraft Family YMCA in Apex

Best Yoga/Pilates Studio
HM: Cary Family YMCA
One Heart Yoga

Best Kids’ Program for the Arts
Town of Cary Cultural Arts programs/Cary Arts Center
HM: KidzArt
Stars Theater & Arts Center
Best Kids’ Program for Sports
HM: Town of Cary Parks & Recreation
Capital Area Soccer League














Photography By Jonathan Fredin


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