We're getting ready for our annual Best of Houston issue which will hit the stands in early October.
This year's theme: We're gamblers willing to take chances and roll the dice. As a result, Houston has prospered and even when the pot gets low, we double down and rebound. And so do the people who live here in every category from restaurants to government to health to sports. Houston is holding a winning hand and we're going to tell everyone so in this year's Best of Houston.
The other important part of BOH -- besides our writers' picks -- is our Readers' Choice awards. That's where you tell us what you think the best places/people are in 99 categories as well as the category we forgot.
To access our online ballot go to readerschoice.houstonpress.com and nominate your top picks. But hurry, nominations end at 11:59 p.m. on Wednesday, August 20 and not a minute later.