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2018

R E S U LT S

YOUR COMMUNITY. YOUR VOICE. YOUR VOTE.


AGRICULTURE

Fairfax’s Best, decided by you!

Farm

Cox Farms

Boss

Most Colorful Character

Wali Ghause, Glory Days Grill, Barcroft Plaza

John K. Wood, 29 Diner

Glory Days Grill of Fairfax Glory Days Grill of Burke Glory Days Grill of Centreville Glorydaysgrill.com

Farmers Market

The votes are in – more than 9,200 of them – and readers of the Sun Gazette and InsideNoVa have chosen winners in the 2018 “Best of Arlington” competition.

Vienna Farmers Market

Community Event/Festival

Pick your own farm/Orchard

Fairfax Fair

Hartland/ Green Truck

Voters cast their ballots online, with winners selected in a wide array of categories and showcasing the best the local community has to offer.

Date Spot

Glory Days Grill Glory Days Grill of Fairfax Glory Days Grill of Burke Glory Days Grill of Centreville Glorydaysgrill.com

Winery

The Winery at Bull Run

Non-profit/Civic Support Organization

Congratulations to the winners, kudos to all the nominees and thanks to our readers for helping to determine the best in our local community.

AROUND FAIRFAX

And don’t forget to patronize all our fine local establishments. A healthy community depends on a vibrant group of businesses. This guide is a good place to start.

Alexandria Potomac Little League

Administrative Assistant

Place of Worship

Anne Gabler, Blankingship & Keith, P.C.

Truro Anglican

Favorite Road

George Washington Parkway

Place to be Seen

Glory Days Grill Glory Days Grill of Fairfax Glory Days Grill of Burke Glory Days Grill of Centreville Glorydaysgrill.com Public Servant

Pat Herrity, Supervisor, Springfield District, Fairfax County Board of Supervisors 6140 Rolling Road, Springfield, VA 22152 703-451-8873 Worst Traffic Hazard

Prosperity Avenue and Arlington Boulevard

Non-profit/Civic Support Worker

Lou Nolan, Alexandria Aces Collegiate Summer Baseball

ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT Art Gallery

Jill Perla

BEST OF FAIRFA X

2018 I N 1 0 C AT E G O R I E S ! • • • •

BEST FAMILY RESTAURANT • BEST BARTENDER • BEST PLACE TO BE SEEN BEST CUSTOMER SERVICE • BEST WAITER • BEST DATE SPOT BEST BAR & PUB • BEST BOSS BEST CHEF

GLORYDAYSGRILL.COM

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B EST W I NGS


Artist

Jill Perla

AUTO

Author

Auto Dealership - New

Phil Hicks

Stohlman Subaru

Band/Musician

Auto Dealership - Used

Oakcrest Orchestra

Don Beyer Volvo

Graphic Artist

Auto Repair Shop

Patrick King, Imagine

Casey’s Automotive

Music Instruction

Vienna Car Wash

Music Together of Vienna Music Shop

Music & Arts Springfield Performing Arts/Music Venue

Wolf Trap Performing Arts Group

Northern Virginia Players Photographer

Staged Photography

Congratulations! Best Commercial Real Estate Agent

Thomas Hertel

Carwash

Mechanic

Mike Lasko, Commonwealth Garage Springfield

Providing assistance with Sales, Leasing, Investment and Management since 1993

BEAUTY & WELLNESS

Dave Gunter, President

Barber Shop

David Austin, Vice President

TD Barber Esthetician

Angie Diaz, Victoria Station Salon

Thomas Hertel, Vice President www.cgr-inc.com

703-544-1013

43671 Trade Center Place, Suite 106 Dulles, Virginia 20166

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Hair Salon

Spa

Childcare/Preschool

BBQ Restaurant

Prima Hair and Day Spa, Mclean

Astoria Laser Clinic & Med Spa

Alexandria Aces Collegiate Summer Baseball Camps

Willard’s Chantilly

Hairstylist/Barber

Keri Hadley, Ronnie Elias Salon Massage Services

Shapes @ Fairfax Station Nail Salon

Lynn Nails

CHILDCARE & EDUCATION Public School

West Potomac High School College/University

George Mason University

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Pilates | Barre | Yoga JOIN US NOW! info@epiphanypilates.com

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Camp/Summer Program

Alexandria Aces Collegiate Summer Baseball Camps Private School

Congressional School 3229 Sleepy Hollow Rd., Falls Church, VA 22042 703-533-1064 | www.congressionalschool.org Teacher

Mrs. Fry, Congressional, 1st Grade 3229 Sleepy Hollow Rd Falls Church Va 22042 703-533-1064 | www.congressionalschool.org

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Firefighter

Willie Bailey, Fairfax County Fire Department Law Enforcement Officer

Rich Downham Rescue Squad Member

Melissa Ashby DINING Asian Restaurant

Bangkok Golden Thai Restaurant Bakery/Pastries

Cupcaked Clifton Bar/Pub

Glory Days Grill Glory Days Grill of Fairfax Glory Days Grill of Burke Glory Days Grill of Centreville Glorydaysgrill.com Bartender

Brian Malone, Glory Days Grill Glory Days Grill of Fairfax Glory Days Grill of Burke Glory Days Grill of Centreville Glorydaysgrill.com 4 | B E S T O F FAI R FA X | MA R CH 2 0 1 8

Brewery

Dogfish Head Brewery Chef

Tony Cochones, Glory Days Grill Glory Days Grill of Fairfax Glory Days Grill of Burke Glory Days Grill of Centreville Glorydaysgrill.com Coffee Shop

Cameron’s Chocolate and Coffee, Fairfax Deli

Chesapeake Bagel Bakery Distillery/Cidery

George Washington Distillery Family Restaurant

Glory Days Grill Glory Days Grill of Fairfax Glory Days Grill of Burke Glory Days Grill of Centreville Glorydaysgrill.com Fine Dining

L’Auberge Chez Francois Hamburger/Cheeseburger

BGR Italian Restaurant

Maggiano’s Mexican/Southwestern Restaurant

Taco Bamba Outdoor Dining

Coyote Grill Pizza

Paisano’s Romantic Dining

Trummer’s @ Main Street Sandwich/Sub

Chutzpah Fairfax Town Center


Sushi

Junk Removal Services

Sushi Yama

123 Junk Chantilly

Vegetarian

Maid Service

True Food Waiter/Waitress

Brian Malone, Glory Days Grill Glory Days Grill of Fairfax Glory Days Grill of Burke Glory Days Grill of Centreville Glorydaysgrill.com Wings

Glory Days Grill Glory Days Grill of Fairfax Glory Days Grill of Burke Glory Days Grill of Centreville Glorydaysgrill.com

HOME & GARDEN Carpet Care

Joe Hadeed Cleaning Service

The Maids Dry Cleaners

Zips @ Fairfax Boulevard Flooring

Kemper Carpet Furniture Store

Belfort Furniture 22250 Shaw Road, Dulles, VA 20166 703-406-7600 | www.belfortfurniture.com Belfort Furniture is so much more than an ordinary furniture store. We are a source of inspiration, expert advice and the latest trends for your home. As a locally owned, family-run business, we pride ourselves on quality service and offering the widest range of home furnishings. Our newly expanded showrooms will offer 150,000 square feet of quality name brands and products you won’t find anywhere else. We are passionate about helping customers express their style of living at a price they can afford, and equally passionate about giving back to make our community a better place to live. Interior Design Services

Golden Interiors Lawn / Garden Equipment

Virginia Outdoor Power Equipment 8524 Lee Highway Fairfax, VA 22031 703-207-2000 8081 E Alban Rd Springfield VA 22150 703-337-4401 | www.vopec.com

A Better Cleaning Service, Inc. Moving Service

My Guys Moving & Storage 9514 Lee Highway | Fairfax, VA 22301 703-931-5402 | www.MyGuysMoving.com Mowing/Landscape Company

RT Turf Pest Control

Moxie Plant Center

Merrifield Garden Center HEALTH & MEDICAL Chiropractor

Dr. Viet Le, ACN Wellness Dentist

DR Thomas Yoon, DDS Eye Doctor

Dr. Heloi Stark, O.D., P.C., Fairfax General Practitioner

Dr. Eugene A. Shmorhun, M.D.,Family Healthcare of Fairfax

Congratulations to Michelle Fry, First Grade Teacher, for being voted

2018 BEST TEACHER

Michelle Fry began teaching kindergarten at Congressional in 1991 and transitioned to teaching first grade in 2016. She shared that she “loves seeing the world through the eyes of her students.” Outside of school, Michelle enjoys crafts, spending time with family and watching her girls play soccer. We’re so glad to have her on our team!

Preschool - 8th Grade Independent School • Falls Church

Thank you ffor voting M.E. F Flow the Best!

Hospital

INOVA Fairfax Hospital Obstetrician/Gynecologist/Midwife

Dr. Scott Forrest, Allen & Forrest Pediatrician

Dr. Brian Long, Children’s Medical Associates Urgent Care Facility

INOVA Fairfax Hospital Urgent Care

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Plastic Surgeon

Dr. French. James H. French Jr., M.D., FACS, INOVA Fairfax Hospital Weight Loss Center

PETS Veterinarian

Dr. Andrew Voell, Pender Veterinary Center

Physicians Weightloss Center PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

HOSPITALITY Bed & Breakfast

Stafford House B&B Hotel/Resort

Best Western @ Fairfax Tourist Destination

Mount Vernon

Accountant

Kathy Poorbaugh, Homes, Lowry & Johnson Attorney

Dan Gray, Cooper, Ginsburg and Gray Bank

Burke & Herbert Bank & Trust Banker

OCCASIONS Cake/Cupcakes

Cupcakes Actually Catering Company

Purple Onion DJ

Chris Laich Music Services Event Planner

Jon Hoffmeyer, Mobile Event Bars www.mobileeventbars.com Event Venue

8200 Greensboro Drive Ste 1000, McLean VA 22102 703-442-4013 | www.bbt.com BB&T is one of the largest financial services holding companies in the U.S. with assets of more than $221.6 billion, more than 37,000 associates and 2,000 locations in 15 states and Washington, D.C. Founded in 1872 and headquartered in Winston-Salem, N.C., BB&T is a full-service financial institution offering a full range of consumer and commercial banking, securities brokerage, asset management, mortgage and insurance products and services. A Fortune 500 company, BB&T was recognized as one of Forbes’ 2017 Best Banks in America and is consistently recognized for outstanding client service by Greenwich Associates for small business and middle market banking. Financial Advisor

Karin’s Florist

Bill Harper, Harper Wealth Management Wells Fargo Advisors @ McLean

Limo/Car Service

Insurance Agent

Bull Run Regional Park Florist

Reston Limo Wedding Planner

Necoya Tyson, All About You Event Management 6 | B E S T O F FAI R FA X | MA R CH 2 0 1 8

Ariana Flores, BB&T

George Ulmer, RH Nicholson Mortgage Broker

John Ragano, SWBC Mortgage


Mortgage Brokerage

Tennis Courts

Mason

Atlantic Coast Mortgage

McLean Sports & Health

Fairfax Concrete LLC

Title Company

Personal Trainer

The Settlement Group, Inc RECREATION & FITNESS Coach

Chris Berset, Manager, Alexandria Aces Collegiate Summer Baseball Dance Instructor/Choreographer

Jennifer Koonce, Adrenaline Dance Dance Studio

Tiny Dancers 10875 Main St., Suite 113, in Fairfax 793-385-5580 (Main number) 2985 District Ave., Suite 175, at Mosaic 703-280-5000 621 S. Washington Street, in Old Town Alexandria 703-739-0900 www.tinydancers.com Fitness Center/Gym

McLean Sport&Health Golf Course

Army Navy Country Club Fairfax

Matt Bales-McLean Sport & Health REAL ESTATE, CONSTRUCTION & HOME IMPROVEMENT Architect

Samaha Associates Fairfax Builder/Construction Company

Commonwealth Home Design Carpentry Company

Case Design & Remodeling Commercial Real Estate Brokerage

Long & Foster Realors

703-861-9717 | www.primetimebaseball.com Tennis Instructor

Elliott Datlow, McLean Sport & Health Yoga/Pilates Instructor

Eurona Tilley, Epiphany Pilates 9416 Main Street, Fairfax, VA 22031 703-204-2200 | www.epiphanypilates.com Yoga/Pilates Studio

Epiphany Pilates 9416 Main Street | Fairfax, VA 22031 703-204-2200 | www.epiphanypilates.com

Consignment/Antiques

Just Like New

Painting Company

Grocery Store

Hometown Enterprises Inc

Mom’s Organic Market Jewelry

Plumbing Company

Princess Jewelers

ME Flow Inc 6426 Richmond Hwy Alexandria 703-777-2311 | www.meflow.com

Specialty Store

VA Smoke Shop

Remodeling Company

Colonial Remodeling

MISCELLANEOUS Customer Service

Residential Real Estate Brokerage

Glory Days Grill

Potomac River, Realtors

Glory Days Grill of Fairfax Glory Days Grill of Burke Glory Days Grill of Centreville Glorydaysgrill.com

Residential Realtor

Funeral Home

Phil Cefaratti, Potomac River, Realtors

Money & King Funeral Home Senior Living Facility

Great Falls Senior Living

Roofing Company Commercial Realtor

Tom Hertel, Commercial Group Reality

Windows Plus, LLC

Countertops

Northern Virginia Marble & Granite Electrician

Nicholas Weeks, Dependable One Handyman/Home Services

Home Equity Builders Hardware Store

Twins Ace Hardware HVAC Company

ME Flow Inc 6426 Richmond Hwy Alexandria 703-777-2311 | www.meflow.com Lumber Yard

TW Perry

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43671 Trade Center Pl., Ste 106 | Dulles VA 20166 703-544-1013 | www.cgr-inc.com

Recreation Facility

Prime Time Baseball

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