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Best of Sarasota: Nominate Your Favorites!

We're accepting nominations for Readers' Choice 2012 until July 8. Which local businesses do you think are the best in town?

Summer is here, and everybody's looking for something new to do. What better time to revisit the best local hot spots in Sarasota?

Until July 8, we're collecting nominations for Readers' Choice 2012 in 25 categories: 

Which local places would you recommend to your neighbors? Nominate your favorites in the comments below or on the articles linked above.

We'll collect all the nominations, and we'll put them to a vote starting July 23. We've attached the official rules to this story, too. In the meantime, stay looped in with what's going on in town by subscribing to Patch's free daily email newsletter. We're on Twitter and Facebook, too!

Richard M. Swier June 18, 2012 at 10:59 AM
Where is the best blogger category?
Hawkeye2you June 19, 2012 at 10:38 PM
Richard, I'd have to vote for Mary Coolidge, hands down for best blogger.
Richard M. Swier June 20, 2012 at 01:29 AM
I think we need to tell Sarasota Patch to add a blogger category.
Hawkeye2you June 20, 2012 at 12:58 PM
Thank you Charles... Mary certainly has Sarasota at heart and is a truly wonderful and gifted writer.
Hawkeye2you June 20, 2012 at 01:03 PM
Please take a look at M.C.'s Link: http://www.mccoolidge.com/ and you will see what I mean. M.C. also had a book published titled; "Sense and the City" which is a compilation of some of her best stories when she had a column in the Pelican Press - 'The Reality Chick'... after reading some of them in her archives, you'll understand why I'm promoting her...
Dee Lynn June 23, 2012 at 01:14 AM
How about the best Self Storage Facility: Budget Self Storage - Bee Ridge is the best facility in town. The staff is friendly and knowledgeable, and the facility is extremely clean. Just a thought
Charles Schelle (Editor) July 20, 2012 at 06:39 PM
We decided to adjust a category and have added bloggers. Please get your nominations in by 11:59 p.m. Saturday by visiting this post: http://patch.com/A-wpyD
Laura Damora August 08, 2012 at 04:05 PM
Best Pool Service? Aaron's Elite Pool Service has grown double in the past year because of service, dependability and honesty. Word has got around about them.
T August 18, 2012 at 12:53 AM
University Animal Clinic. Dr. Rill
Madison Lee July 26, 2013 at 10:17 AM
How about the best physical therapy clinic and home health companies. Back in Motion Physical Therapy and Fusion health care (Home health).

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