Readers Voice Awards 2014

Posted on 21 Mar 2014 at 8:50am

  It pays to participate. It really does. Just ask Cecil Fagan, who — by voting in the Readers Voice Awards — got entered in our drawing for tickets to see Forbidden Broadway, a gift certificate to Dish and a grand in cash! And all for taking part in our annual rundown of the best [...]

Metro – Readers Voice Awards 2014

Posted on 21 Mar 2014 at 7:20am

BEST ARCHITECTURE OR LANDMARK Margaret Hunt Hill Bridge For years before it opened, the Margaret Hunt Hill Bridge — called the Calatrava bridge, named for famed Spanish bridge architect Santiago Calatrava — was dismissively written off as “the bridge to nowhere.” After all, what was West Dallas, anyway? As it turns out, a great shortcut to Oak Cliff, and [...]

Nightlife – Readers Voice Awards 2014

Posted on 21 Mar 2014 at 7:10am

  BEST EXOTIC DANCER Joey Robinson, The Tin Room What makes one male exotic dancer the best over all the other? Believe it or not, we firmly believe it has to do with personality. Sure, the best dancers have hot bodies and — ahem — other asset. But then again, they all have that to [...]

Shop – Readers Voice Awards 2014

Posted on 21 Mar 2014 at 7:00am

BEST FURNITURE Mitchell Gold+Bob Williams 4519 McKinney Ave. (and additional locations) 214-753-8700 Everyone has his own  style, and not all furniture makers reflect everyone’s taste: Country French, Danish modern, British Colonial … no one brand can perfectly embrace the great variety. As such, the sophisticated, Hamptons-esque aesthetic of Mitchell Gold+ Bob Williams may not be [...]

Health – Readers Voice Awards 2014

Posted on 21 Mar 2014 at 6:50am

BEST GROUP MEDICAL PRACTICE Uptown Physicians 2929 Carlisle, Ste. 260 214-303-1033 UptownPhysiciansGroup.com BEST GENERAL PRACTITIONER David M. Lee, M.D., Uptown Physicians Group 2929 Carlisle, Ste. 260 214-303-1033 UptownPhysiciansGroup.com No one really enjoys going to the doctor, but when you hear the words “the doctor will see you now” at Uptown Physicians Group, it always feels like a good [...]

Dine – Readers Voice Awards 2014

Posted on 21 Mar 2014 at 6:40am

BEST DINING EXPERIENCE Dish Restaurant & Lounge 4123 Cedar Springs Rd. 214-522-3474 Dish-Dallas.com As soon as the ilume opened along Cedar Springs, it became immediately clear that the development would become a cultural hub of gay Dallas — not just for its luxury living accommodations, but for its anchor retailer, Dish. The trendy restaurant has embraced the [...]

Pets – Readers Voice Awards 2014

Posted on 21 Mar 2014 at 6:30am

BEST PET-FRIENDLY RESTAURANT Mutts Canine Cantina 2889 Cityplace West Blvd. Open daily at 8 a.m. 214-377-8723 MuttsCantina.com BEST DOG PARK Mutts Canine Cantina 2889 Cityplace West Blvd. Open daily at 8 a.m. 214-377-8723 MuttsCantina.com In the gay universe, pet ownership is a social norm: Both a way to create a family of our own and a [...]

Travel – Readers Voice Awards 2014

Posted on 21 Mar 2014 at 6:20am

BEST LOCAL HOTEL Warwick Melrose Hotel Dallas 3015 Oak Lawn Ave. 214-224-3109 WarwickMelroseDallas.com Before there was a Dallas gayborhood, there was the Melrose Hotel — for nearly a century, its classic brick facade in the Chicago School style has anchored the hub of gay life here: the intersection of Oak Lawn and Cedar Springs. Luxurious but [...]

Services – Readers Voice Awards 2014

Posted on 21 Mar 2014 at 6:10am

BEST REAL ESTATE AGENT Kathy Hewitt, Hewitt and Habgood Realty Group with Dave Perry-Miller Intown 2828 Routh St., Ste. 100 Call for appointment 214-684-1233 HewittHabgood.com Chances are that if the mayor of Dallas names a day after you, you’ve done something right. Such is the case for our Best Realtor winner Kathy Hewitt, who had Sept. [...]

Show – Readers Voice Awards 2014

Posted on 21 Mar 2014 at 6:00am

BEST LOCAL PRODUCTION (PLAY) Dante’s Inferno (MBS Productions) Performed Oct. 17–Nov. 9, 2013, at the Stone Cottage Theatre at the Addison Theatre and Conference Centre MBSProductions.net BEST LOCAL DRAMATIC ACTOR (MALE OR FEMALE) Mark-Brian Sonna Recent acting credits include Dante’s Inferno (pictured), Forever Lovely, The Futility of Hope, Triumph of Love, and Beulaville Baptist Book Club Presents: [...]