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Vote Nerdy Show & A Comic Shop BEST OF ORLANDO 2014

Posted by Trench on June 11, 2014

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Every year Orlando Weekly’s Best of Orlando List quantifies the awesomeness of our local community and every year you fine folks vote Nerdy Show, A Comic Shop, and all our music, art, and food family into placement among these coveted ranks. The list is compiled by online voting and the final list represents the most significant honor that an Orlando institution can achieve. WE NEED YOUR HELP!

The nominations are in, now it’s time to vote!

 Click here to vote

Here’s the most critical categories:

::Local Color::

Best Kept Secret: The Geek Easy
Best Local Website: NerdyShow.com
Best Local Big Shot: Aaron Haaland
Best Local Blog: Geekrest.com
Best Local Radio Personality: Cap Blackard
Best Local Radio Show: Nerdy Show
Best Place to Take Visitors from Out of Town: A Comic Shop
Best Reason to Live in Orlando: A Comic Shop
Best Reason to Leave Orlando: Derpy Show

::Goods and Services::

Best Comic Book Shop: A Comic Shop

::Music and Nightlife::

Best Electronic Act: DJ RoboRob
Best Rock: Random Encounter
Best Metal Act: Sci-Fried
Best Pop Act: Claire and The Potatoes
Best Singer-Songwriter: Marc With a C
Best Open Mic: The Geek Easy
Best Bar (non-smoking): The Geek Easy
Best Trivia Night: The Geek Easy
Best Karaoke: Nerdy Karaoke @ The Geek Easy

Maybe you don’t live in Orlando and don’t know what any of this is – no worries! Allow us to offer up our suggestions of fine local institutions that have all been given the Nerdy Show seal of approval. Many of them are things we’ve mentioned on the show and musicians whose music we play all the time! Perhaps if you’re vacationing to Orlando you’ll have a chance to check some of these cool places and people out. Below is a comprehensive list of our Orlando’s finest, if you’ve got the time please vote for them:

::Food and drink::

Best Bakery: Se7en Bites
Best Burger: B&B Junction
Best Cupcake: Blue Bird Bake Shop
Best Coffee/Tea: Pom Pom’s Teahouse
Best Desserts: Blue Bird Bake Shop
Best Sandwiches: Yum-mi Sandwiches
Best Sushi: Bikkuri Sushi
Best Vegan: Dandelion Communitea Cafe
Best Vegetarian: Dandelion Communitea Café
Best Late-Night Restaurant (serving after 11 pm): Pom Pom’s Teahouse
Best Taco: Tako Cheena

::Arts and Culture::

Best Arts Nights (First Thursdays, Third Thursdays, etc.): Anime Night Orlando
Best Burlesque Troupe: Skill Focus Burlesque
Best Comedy (club, group or night): SAK Comedy Lab
Best Photographer: James Dechert

::Music and Nightlife::

Best Electronic Act: DJ RoboRob
Best Rock: Random Encounter
Best Metal Act: Sci-Fried
Best Pop Act: Claire and The Potatoes
Best Singer-Songwriter: Marc With a C
Best Open Mic: The Geek Easy
Best Bar (non-smoking): The Geek Easy
Best Gay Bar: The Geek Easy
Best Pub/Taproom: Oblivion Taproom
Best Trivia Night: The Geek Easy
Best Karaoke: Nerdy Karaoke @ The Geek Easy

::Local Color::

Best Kept Secret: The Geek Easy
Best Local Website: NerdyShow.com
Best Local Big Shot: Aaron Haaland
Best Local Blog: Geekrest.com
Best Local Radio Personality: Cap Blackard
Best Local Twitter Feed: @NerdyShow
Best Local Radio Show: Nerdy Show
Best Place to Take Visitors from Out of Town: A Comic Shop
Best Reason to Live in Orlando: A Comic Shop
Best New Thing: Orlando Nerd Fest
Best Hole In The Wall: The Geek Easy

::Goods and Services::

Best Bicycle Shop: Winter Park Cycles
Best Comic Book Shop: A Comic Shop
Best Record Store: Park Ave CDs
Best Tattoo/Piercing Parlor: Orlando Tattoo Company
Best Used Bookstore: A Novel Idea

::Sports and Recreation::

Best Local Sports Team: Orlando Psycho City Derby Girls

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Please share with your friends and comrades!  Thanks so much for your support!  We <3 you longtime.

About Trench

Nefarious Summoner of Eldritch Horrors from Cyberspace, Trench is Nerdy Show's Community Manager. He can be reached at Trench@nerdyshow.com

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