We opened voting today for our 2013 Readers Poll — Fort Wayne's Best Bars — and you voted! Thanks a lot.
The early leaders are well ahead of the pack, J.K. O'Donnell's, Henry's, Dash In, the Brass Rail and Calhoun Street Soups, Salads, Spirits. Interestingly they are all downtown.
As great as those places are, I know the city has more. To find them in the voting, though, I had to check the bars that had received a single vote. (Not a bad thing, people. It's just the first day of voting!)
So, where are the fans of Deer Park Tavern, Champions, Rusty Spur, Flashbacks, Shady Nook, Woodland Lounge, Old Crown Coffee Roasters and the Friendly Fox? Vote more and your favorites will rise in the standings. And if your favorite place isn't here yet, vote now and vote daily. Invite your friends to vote, too.
Don't forget: This poll enables you to vote once a day through Dec. 31 (we are expecting a last-minute rush, I admit).
Vote and win your favorite bars some special publicity!
Connie Haas Zuber is editor of Fort Wayne Monthly.