LIBERTY — Several businesses in Liberty are nominated for Discover the Best of Missouri Life Awards from Missouri Life Magazine. Voting for the Liberty businesses can be done online at missourilife.com/awards/#//. Voting is open through Sept. 6, and voters can cast one ballot per day per email account.
In the category of food, the most romantic restaurant nomiee is Luigi's Italian Restaurant, located off the downtown square. Arian Dreshaj of Luigi's is also up for best chef.
In the culture category, Corbin Theatre has a nod in best little theater and B&B Theatres Liberty 12 Cinema is up for best movie theater.
In the shopping categories, Quilting is My Therapy is up for best quilt shop; Roger's Sporting Goods is up for best outdoor gear shop; Historic Downtown Liberty is up for the best shopping district. One of the best kept secret nominees is More Excuses Boutique and the most unusual business in a small town nominee is Bratcher Cooper & Gifts.