We asked and you answered. This years Readers’ Choice Awards feature your favorite people, places and things on the Space Coast.
PLACE TO SIP A MARGARITA
GRILLS SEAFOOD DECK AND TIKI BAR
(Port Canaveral and Melbourne Riverside) Get there by boat or land at either location and enjoy a stunning view and cold drinks.
PLACE TO HAVE LUNCH
PIZZA GALLERY AND GRILL
A local favorite for lunch or dinner, the lunch buffet is quick, easy and delicious.
PLACE TO HAVE DINNER
AMICI’S ITALIAN RESTAURANT AND PIZZERIA
The welcoming staff at Amici’s is just one detail that makes it a favorite.
The Sunday Brunch at River Rocks is not to be missed. The menu includes fresh seafood, a waffle station and, of course, refreshing mimosas.
DJON’S STEAKHOUSE AND LOBSTER HOUSE
A sophisticated spot with delectable food.
ST. BALDRICK’S FOUNDATION EVENT
Shaving the way to conquer kids’ cancer, this event is one-of-a-kind. Supporters shave their heads in exchange for donations. Young and old and male and female were among the shavees this year. The event raised over $150,000.
MELBOURNE ART FESTIVAL
The Melbourne Art Festival is our Readers’ favorite and is also ranked in the top-30 of fine art and craft shows in the nation by Sunshine Artist Organization.
THE HISTORIC COCOA VILLAGE PLAYHOUSE
Originally opened to the public in 1924, showing silent movies, the playhouse now bills itself as “Broadway on Brevard.”
MAXWELL C. KING CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS
The King Center offers it all from Broadway productions to children’s theatre from ballet to rock ‘n roll.
Built entirely by volunteers, the local community still rallies to support the Brevard Zoo, recently named one of TripAdvisor’s Top Ten Zoos.
RADIO STATION PERSONALITY
TIMMY VEE OF 107.1 WA1A
Space Coast residents have been waking up to Timmy Vee on the WA1A morning show since 1991.
WATCH A ROCKET LAUNCH
TITUSVILLE ALONG US1
PLACE TO GO FISHING
This park is a favorite for anglers from all over for catching snook, redfish, bluefish, and Spanish mackerel from its jetties.
ENCHANTED FOREST NATURE SANCTUARY
This 462-acre forest preserves a variety of natural habitats found in Brevard. Over four miles of hiking trails allow visitors to enjoy the natural beauty of our area.
DURAN GOLF COURSE
What was ounce a sod farm is now a pluch course offering gentle breezes on warm, Florida days.
LOCAL PLACE FOR A STAYCATION
CROWNE PLAZA MELBOURNE OCEANFRONT RESORT
An idea location for a local’s staycation with amenities like posh beds, pampering spa and a picturesque restaurant.
FACIAL COSMETIC SURGEON
DR. ROSS CLEVENS
Clevens Center for Facial Cosmetic Surgery.
DR. ROXANNE GUY
Brevard Plastic Surgery and Skin Treatment Center.
PLACE TO WORK OUT
HEALTH FIRST PRO-HEALTH
With certified staff, state-of-the-art equipment and plethora of class offerings, our readers love to stay active at Health First Pro-Health.
With a constantly changing inventory, Downtown Divas is one spot to visit often.