Nominees, Ideas, Comments, and Nonsense From This Year's "Best Of" Ballots

Best Public Servant

"Gary @ 23rd & Union liquor store."

Best Bus Route

"#48—Longest in Seattle. Great cheap tour!"

Best Hotel

"Motel

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The Readers Speak Their Minds

Nominees, Ideas, Comments, and Nonsense From This Year's "Best Of" Ballots

Best Public Servant

"Gary @ 23rd & Union liquor store."

Best Bus Route

"#48—Longest in Seattle. Great cheap tour!"

Best Hotel

"Motel 6."

"Your mom's house."

Best Place for a First Date

"Do Not Date."

"Fremont Solstice."  

"Ye Olde Curiosity Shoppe."

"Salmon hatchery/brewhouse in Issaquah."

"Foot ferry to Alki."

Best Place for a Last Date

"Aurora Bridge."

"My bed."

"Green Lake (walk around the lake and make a big scene!)."

"Ex Parte Dept. (King County Courthouse)."

Best Place to Find Love or Lust

"Frat Row, UW."

"When you find out, please let me know!"

Best Place to Gawk at Humanity

"Harborview ER."

Best Place to Take Out-of-Town Guests

"OUT OF TOWN!"

"Ferries, giving them a taste of our quality of life and great views . . . from a distance. Up close we don't look as good."

"Duvall."

Best Bowling Alley

"Imperial Lanes, FUCK SUNSET." 

Best Sonic

"Who gives a fuck."

"We still have Sonics?"

"That guy."

Best Seahawk

"I will always answer Cortez Kennedy . . . I don't know why."

Best Mariner

"The ones who left."

"The old one."

Best Hike to Tote Beers Along on

"Anyplace Search & Rescue can find you, idiot."

"To work."

Best Sports Bar

"Those things are still around?"

Best Hot Yoga

"NW Community Yoga. It isn't hot yoga but the owner is cool; we dated, I was a jerk, and I owe her a vote."

"Yoga is so 1985."

"None—it sucks."

Best Place to Skateboard

"I-5 corridor."

"Portland."

"Jail."

Best Art Gallery

"New York Museum of Modern Art."

"La Familia, they always have the best free booze for First Thursday."

Best Movie Theater

"Any of the ones torn down."

Best Body Piercing

"Junior high girls' bathroom."

"On the genitalia."

Best Bartender

"Who ever shuts up and brings me my drink quickly."

"Rachel Shimp's friend at Havana."

"A cute one."

Best Draft Beer Selection

"Real men drink hard cider!"

Best Gay Bar

"Are there any gay bars left in Seattle? They all are straight on Cap Hill now."

"Seattle Weekly happy hour spot."

Best Place to Drown Your Sorrows

"Lake Washington; use heavy weights!"

"Picnicking."

Best Burger

"Swedish Hospital after my baby was born."

Best Band Name

"Death Cab for Divorce Monkey."

Best Band to Break Up in the Past Year

"Chris Cornell's good sense."

Best New Band

"Poison Elves—well, it should be a band!"

"NEW Smash."

"Blake Lewis."

Best Smallish Outdoor Music Venue

"Your mom's house."

"What the hell is smallish?!"

"Qwest Field."

"What the fuck kinda question is that?"

 
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