New Times Best of Miami Readers Poll Voting Ends Today
You haven't voted in New Times' Best of Miami Readers' Poll yet, have you?
You selfish bastard.
Look, we all know life has been busy. Your boss is looking over your shoulder every chance he gets. Your abuela's list of household chores for you is endless. Last weekend, you had at least 15 booze-filled barbeques to attend, and getting there took four times as long thanks to all the Memorial Day Weekend traffic.
But you know who else is busy? The artists, filmmakers, actors, directors, dancers, and other culture-makers of South Florida. They deserve a little love, and time's running out to give it to them. The Best of Miami Readers' Poll ends tonight at midnight.
New Times readers have already nominated the city's best culture makers (and food geniuses, splurge-worthy shops, and exciting activities). So now's your chance to see if your favorite art gallery, strip club, or DJ made the cut -- and cast your vote in the final round to determine which Miami institutions feel the New Times love this year.
These aren't easy decisions. The nominees for Best Art Gallery, for example, include Spinello Projects, one of just two Miami galleries to show at Art Basel last year; Emerson Dorsch, the unique new space helmed by Wynwood pioneer Brook Dorsch and his wife Tyler Emerson-Dorsch; graffiti-inspired Miguel Paredes' solo space; the eclectic Artopia Art Center; and Williams McCall Gallery, injecting a healthy dose of culture into South Beach's SoFi neighborhood.
Is it even possible to decide who's the best Twitter-er in Miami? In addition to Corben, there's the Miami-chronicling puppet Pepe Billete, the extra-dry wit of gossip queen Lesley Abravenal, the mouth-watering food feed of Fatgirl Hedonist, and fashion and beauty expert Annie Vazquez, aka The Fashion Poet.
But while your choices may be difficult, the voting process is extremely easy. Simply head to readerschoice.miaminewtimes.com, and click on your favorites in each category. Voting is only open until midnight on May 29 -- that's tonight, y'all -- so get cracking! You don't want to be kicking yourself June 13, the date of New Times' 2013 Best of Miami issue, when the winners are announced.
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