Welcome to the 2014 Best of the Capital Region Readers Poll
It's time to make your picks in our annual rundown of the region’s finest people, places and things.
Anyone who makes selections in at least 20 of the categories below will be entered in a drawing for one big prize: an iPad.
The winner must be able to pick up the prize at the Times Union.
We want your comments: Feel free to expound on your answers in the survey. Or send comments to firstname.lastname@example.org.