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Someday soon, passengers arriving at D/FW International Airport will be able to use their smartphones to hail helicopter taxis to deliver them to their destinations. Someone who needs to make a trip to Houston will be able to hop a high-speed train and zip down to the coast in three hours or so. Self-driving cars, autonomous drones dropping off packages, virtual reality — smart people with lots of money say all these things are just around the corner. We don’t know if we can believe all the promises of the techno-entrepreneurs’ predictions of a whizzing, flying, robot-filled future straight out of The Jetsons, but we do know one can never go wrong following the philosophy of that wise sage Ferris Bueller: “Life moves pretty fast. If you don't stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it.”

That’s why we’re once again bringing you our special Best of Dallas® issue, that one time each year when we stop, look around and identify all the best places to eat, drink, shop, play and more in Big D. The city of tomorrow might be a pretty exciting place, but while we’re waiting for it to arrive, there’s plenty of joy to be found in a booming town filled with cutting-edge artists, raucous nightlife, imaginative shops and some of the best food and drinks in the U.S. So stop and take a look around at all the best Dallas has to offer today.

Once you're done looking around, do us a favor and send us your nominations for our Readers' Choice Contest. This is your chance to tell us what you love about Dallas. 

The primary round of voting to nominate your favorites ends Aug. 9. Fill in your top choices, then come back to this site beginning Aug. 17 to pick the winners from your top nominees for Best of Dallas® 2017.

Best of Dallas® Hits Stands September 28, 2017.

YOUR READERS' POLL
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