DETROIT – This year marks the 25th
anniversary of the inaugural Metro Times Best of Detroit
Issue and the voting frenzy has begun. Detroiters are
casting their ballots by the thousands and waiting to see
who will win the prestigious Best of Detroit titles for
The Metro Times Best of Detroit issue is one of the
longest-running annual ballots in metro Detroit and many
businesses display their previous awards with pride.
Every year, Metro Times editors and readers slate their
favorite choices for the highly regarded awards with the
list announced in the Best of Detroit special edition.
This year’s ballot is currently live on metrotimes.com
and will remain live until midnight on March 31. The Best
of Detroit will hit stands on April 27.
On Friday, April 29, Metro Times will turn MotorCity
Sound Board into a rock’n’roller Derby-themed
extravaganza complete with Detroit’s very own local
Detroit Derby Girls. The Best of Detroit Party turns
three this year and will celebrate the best metro Detroit
restaurants, clubs, businesses and more.
Metro Times will provide a lavish party atmosphere with
complimentary catering provided by American Coney Island,
Claddagh Irish Pub, MotorCity Casino Hotel, The Henry
Ford (Food Service/Catering), Zumba and many more to be
announced. Complimentary drinks will be available
courtesy of Barefoot Wine, Finlandia Vodka, Jack Daniels
Whiskey and Herradura Tequila.
Metro Times will host the official after-party at Amnesia
Ultra Lounge directly following the main party starting
at 11 p.m. More details to follow shortly.
The Best of Detroit party is an invitation-only event.
Readers are given a chance to enter-to-win invitations on
the Best of Detroit Ballot. There will be more
announcements including entertainment to follow leading
up to the event on April 29.
For up-to-date information, please visit one of our
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