Editor's Note, July 10: Thank you for your suggestions. The nomination period is closed and voting will begin on July 23.
There is a lot to celebrate in our area: great parks, great restaurants and great retail shopping.
But who do you think is the best?
Help Patch determine the best of the best in by entering your nominations in each one of these categories. (Click on the category and then place your nomination in the comments stream at the bottom of the article.)
We will be accepting nominations until July 9.
Then, on July 23, come back to vote on which nominee is the best. Whoever gets the most votes will be named the Readers' Choice winner.