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Best live DJ 2013: DJ Stroud

DJ Stroud Runner-up: Derek Tobler A little-known fact about DJ Stroud? In addition to his love of music, he’s also an avid surfer with a collection of about 15 surfboards and paddleboards. There’s an obvious connection between ocean waves and sound waves, so we’re not surprised his passion for both thrills lands him […]

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Best local photographer 2013: Jen Fariello

Jen Fariello Runner-up: Sarah Cramer-Shields It must be nice to see the world through the eyes of Jen Fariello. It seems every frame she captures is more beautiful than the last, which is why readers voted the wedding and lifestyle photographer into the top slot this year. Sarah Cramer-Shields, who for the past […]