Round One: Nominations
Ends January 22, 2018 at 5pm!

FINALS Round Next


Voted Best Gay Website in
the Tampa Bay Area


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Round One:
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We would love your help…
Tampa Bay Gay is asking that you please Nominate us in the
2018 WAVE Awards from Watermark Magazine.

Watermark Awards for Variety and Excellence, best known in these parts as the WAVE Awards, look to award the best in both the Central Florida and the Tampa Bay area LGBTQ community in the realms of activism, service, fun and more.
We are asking that you please Nominate Us "Tampa Bay Gay" in 2 Categories (You must answer 15 categories to count):

#5. Favorite local LGBT (friendly) writer/journalist? Dave Borman (Editor of TampaBayGay.com)

#6. Favorite local LGBT (friendly) website? TampaBayGay.com

Very Important info from WATERMARK:
There are under 50 questions. For your ballot to count, you must answer a minimum of 15 categories. We will tally these results and then the top three will move onto a Finalist Round (Finals start 1/26/2018), where to 2018 WAVE Award winners will be selected.

At the end, we ask you for your email address - this is just to verify your ballot. We will not sell or share your information...

VOTE FOR YOUR FAVORITES NOW:
NOMINATIONS ROUND



NOMINATIONS NOW OPEN
After the results have been tallied up; the next round begins Jan. 26, 2018 with the Top 3 from each category.



VOTE VIA MOBILE PHONE: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/69JVH9Y


Tampa Bay Gay's Favorites List is below

So again, we please ask that you go and vote for Tampa Bay’s best…the WAVE Awards.
WATERMARK Magazine is an important Florida State PRINT publication highlighting our LGBTQ Communities.
Help out your local business and VOTE for them too. Keep LBGTQ Business and Small Business growing in Tampa Bay.

Thank you Tampa Bay!!
Tampa Bay Gay
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Tampa Bay Gay's 2018 List

1. Favorite local politician/activist? - Rick Kriseman

3. Most effective local LGBT organization? - Equality Florida
(Great Florida foundation)


4. Favorite local LGBT sports league/organization? - PRIDE BOWLING NIGHT (and leagues) at Dunedin Lanes!
(Longtime Community Supporter of Tampa Bay Gay)


5. Favorite local LGBT (friendly) writer/journalist? - Dave Borman
(The Editor/Owner of Tampa Bay Gay)

6. Favorite local LGBT (friendly) website? - TampaBayGay.com
(15 years exclusively in Tampa Bay gay owned and operated.)


7. Favorite place for a date night? - Amalie Arena - TAMPA BAY LIGHTNING Games!
(Many other events but we are big LIGHTNING FANS "Go Bolts")


8. Favorite charitable event? - AIDS WALK Tampa Bay
(Great event bringing all sides of our communities pushing for an end to AIDS/HIV)

9. Gayest local event? - Tampa PRIDE
(KEEPING IT ABOUT COMMUNITY! Tampa PRIDE!)

12. Favorite local healthcare professional? (medical, mental health, holistic) - Dr. Ibrahim Trinity Medical Group

14. Favorite local hair salon? - Sandy's Hair Studio & Spa
(Great supporter of Tampa Bay Gay)


15. Favorite local spa? - VitalizeMe Skin Therapy in Palm Harbor
(A Community Supporter and longtime supporter of Tampa Bay Gay)

19. Favorite local realtor? - Mark Becker with Mihara & Associates
(He is a Community Supporting Sponsor)

21. Favorite local mall? - Countryside Mall (Community Supporting Sponsors advertise their coupons with us!)

28. Favorite restaurant: Casual - Dooners EURO Fresh- St.Petersburg
(Best Falafel in the area, a personal Favorite of Tampa Bay Gay!)


29. Favorite restaurant: Breakfast/brunch - First Watch
(Any of them! A great Florida Breakfast spot)

30. Favorite restaurant: Late night dining - La Teresita Cafeteria in Tampa
(Best place for Authentic Spanish food with great prices!)

31. Favorite local LGBT (friendly) chef or caterer? Darlene Herrick - Hamburger Mary's
(One of the best chefs in the area YEAR after YEAR, a Wonderful woman, and a longtime supporter of Tampa Bay Gay)


32. Favorite local hotel/B&B? - The Flamingo - St.Petersburg
(Best all around - new rooms, pool, shops, bars, clubs food, entertainment all in one place!)

33. Favorite LGBT club/bar? - Bradley's on 7th
(They after all these years have a great crowd, show, drinks, and always FREE COVER. That itself should be the FAVORITE)

36. Favorite host for karaoke, trivia or bingo? Amy DeMilo DragQueen Bingo at Hamburger Mary's or Traila Parks Drag Queen Bingo at BLUR Nightclub.
(Two great people, two great places to play bingo depending what side of the Bay you are on.)


37. Favorite local bartender/server? The Girls at PRIDE Bowling Night in Dunedin!
(Longtime friends of Tampa Bay Gay)

38. Favorite local performer: Drag - Joey Brooks (A legend in Tampa Bay)
- Others Include: Amy DeMilo, Jocelyn Summers, Crystal Chambers, and many others.
(These ladies are all FAVORITES and more)

41. Favorite local radio personality? BUSTA at WILD 94.1
(Longtime friend and Great supporter if the LGBTQ Community)

42. Favorite local TV news anchor? - Trevor Pettiford or Chuck Henson with BayNews 9
(Both are great reporters and anchors in the Tampa Bay area and cover many stories for the LGBTQ community.)

43. Favorite local performing arts venue? - Ruth Eckerd Hall in Pinellas or STRAZ Center in Tampa
(Both great venue's just different sides of the Bay)

46. What's your favorite place to pick up a Watermark? - Bradley's On 7th
(We read online too!)

47. WHO SHOULD BE ON THE COVER OF WATERMARK'S WAVES ISSUE?
You answer this one yourself!!

(Share your answer with us too #TBGay)


VOTE FOR YOUR FAVORITES NOW:
NOMINATIONS ROUND



NOMINATIONS NOW OPEN
After the results have been tallied up; the next round begins Jan. 26, 2018 with the Top 3 from each category.




VOTE VIA MOBILE PHONE: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/69JVH9Y

 



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