The Tyler Morning Telegraph published the "Best in Town" magazine. Best in Town is an annual event that recognizes and celebrates the outstanding businesses, organizations, and individuals that contribute to the vibrant community we call home. Whether it's a remarkable restaurant, a top-notch retail store, an exceptional service provider, an outstanding entertainment venue or an extraordinary community leader.  they want to hear about them all!  Readers vote for their tjeir favoritees in each category.  Then the top 3 in cach category appears in the Best in Town magazine. The magazine honors those who make our town the best place to live, work, and play and  showcases the excellence that our community has to offer!

In 2023, the Tyler Civic Theatre was awarded 1st runner up in the Category Local Places to Play and Dine.