Best Of 2016

Best DIY Venue: The Space Station

Best DIY Venue

The Space Station

2539 Coolidge Ave., 321-356-2804,

By virtue of their pure idealism and operating model, true DIY venues are but sweet, fleeting dreams (R.I.P. Black Box Collective, the 13, the Space et al.). Luckily, the torch is currently being held by the Space Station, the best, most well-appointed DIY space the city has had in recent memory – possibly ever. With its style, cleanliness, air conditioning and dedicated music room, it's practically a Taj Mahal by DIY standards. And its setting in the relative seclusion of an established industrial zone makes it just about the perfect spot for underground community