Best of OKC 1990


Best City Official – Paula Hearn

Best Commercial Spokesperson – Tom Park

Best Couple – George and Donna Nigh

Best Dork – Chuck Davis

Best Dressed Man – Dean Blevins

Best Dressed Woman – Jane Jayroe

Best Gubernatorial Candidate – David Walters

Best Local Hero – Tom Jones

Best Local Maverick – Frosty Troy

Best Local State Legislator – None

Best Newspaper Reporter – Mike Easterling

Best Radio Talk Show host – Al Eschbach

Best Self-Serving Huckster – Edward L. Gaylord

Best State Official – Robert Henry

Best TV Meteorologist – Gary England

Best TV Newscaster – Linda Cavanaugh

Best TV Sportscaster – Dean Blevins



Best American Food – Black-Eye Pea

Best Appetizers – Bennigan’s

Best Bar – T-Bar

Best Bricktown Establishment – Spaghetti

Best Caterer – Aunt Pittypat’s

Best Deli – Someplace else

Best Desserts – Braum’s

Best Fast Food – McDonald’s

Best Greasy Spoon – Patio

Best Happy-Hour Eats – Russell’s

Best Italian Food – Olive Garden

Best Lite Menu – Interurban

Best Mexican Food – Cocina de Mino

Best New Restaurant – Spaghetti Warehouse

Best Oriental Food – Hunan

Best Outdoor Dining – Pearl’s

Best Salad Bar – Western Sizzlin’

Best Seafood – Red Lobster

Best Service – Greystone

Best Steakhouse – Steak & Ale

Best Wine List – Flip’s



Best American Car Dealer – Fred Jones

Best Art Gallery – Artspace

Best Athletic Shoes – Footlocker

Best Books – Waldenbooks

Best Business Attire – Harold’s

Best Casual Wear – Harold’s

Best Computer Store – Computerland

Best Cosmetics Counter – Dillard’s

Best Electronic Equipment – Radio Shack

Best Foreign Car Dealer – Big Red Sports &

Best Funk Stuff – Christie’s Toy Box

Best Gifts for Someone Who Has Everything –

Best Hardware – Westlake Hardware

Best Jewelry – B.C. Clark

Best Kid’s Stuff – Toys R Us

Best Liquor Store – Byron’s

Best Men’s Clothing – Harold’s

Best Pet Care – Full Circle Pet Care

Best Photo Developing – Moto Photo

Best Real Estate Agency – Century 21

Best Second-Hand Clothing – Nearly New Shoppe

Best Tanning Salon – Sun Capsule

Best Video Rental – Blockbuster Video

Best Women’s Clothing – Dillard’s



Best Place to Close a Business Deal – Waterford

Best Place to Dance Til You Drop – The Plum

Best Place to Eavesdrop on Politicians – T-Bar

Best Place to Expose Your Kids to Something New
– Omniplex

Best Place for Kids Who Never Grow Up – Oklahoma
City Zoo

Best Place to Meet Mr./Mrs. Right – Sunset

Best Place to Recharge Your Batteries –
Remington Park

Best Place to Take Visiting Relatives –
Remington Park

Best Place to Watch Sports on TV – Varsity
Sports Grill



Best Activist Group – Stop Taxing Our People

Best Architectural Gem – Myriad Gardens

Best Daily Newspaper Sold in Oklahoma City – USA

Best Environmental Issue – Recycling

Best Example of the “New Oklahoma” – Remington

Best Example of TV Sensationalism – “War on

Best Geographical Feature – Lake Hefner

Best Historical Spot – Guthrie

Best Hopeless Cause – Education

Best Issue That Politicians Wish Would Go Away –

Best Live Theater – Carpenter Square

Best Local Landmark – Cowboy Hall of Fame

Best Office Building – Leadership square

Best Professional Sports Franchise – Oklahoma
City 89ers

Best Public Relations Gaffe – KFOR-TV, Channel 4

Best Rape of the Taxpayers – House Bill 1017

Best Ridiculous Fad – Rap Music

Best Street Corner – Park Avenue and Robinson

Best Time Warp – Bricktown

Best View of Oklahoma City – Eagle’s Nest

Best Way to Fix Oklahoma City – Get Rid of Daily

Gazette staff

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