Stop and smell the roses! (And what could be the best hamburger, and pizza...) The Best of Denver 2015 will pop up in print and on the web on Thursday, March 26. As always, we'd like your input on many of the hundreds of categories that will appear in the issue, our 32nd annual celebration of the city. Voting will again be in two rounds, with a first deadline on February 13, then a time-out to tabulate the results and identify the five finalists in each category before a second round of voting that ends March 16. This year, all voting will be online at; keep reading for all the poll categories -- and remember, if the category says "new," it means new in 2014.

Every nomination is automatically saved, but may be changed up until the close of the nomination process, at which time all saved nominations are submitted for counting.


If you would like to suggest an award category (and a winner for it), simply log in -- as you must do to vote -- and click on the "Award We Forgot?" link which will appear in place of this text after you've logged in.

It may be winter outside, but we're already thinking about spring -- and the Best of Denver 2015, our 32nd annual celebration of the city, which will be popping up all over town (and on the web) on Thursday, March 26.

Our crew is busy right now pruning through past categories, digging up new ideas, and sowing the seeds for our best Best of Denver ever, a bouquet of everything that's wonderful about life in Denver, a city that's booming -- and blooming.

To submit more ideas, e-mail

For answers to Best of Denver FAQs, go to

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