The nominations are in for the annual Heart of Del Ray Award, and all the community has to do now is find the love.
Voting closes at noon on Thursday (Feb. 10) for the Del Ray Business Association’s annual award to the business that best represents the heart and soul of the community.
“We are excited that YOU — our neighbors, customers and friends — will determine the winner of this prestigious award,” DRBA said. “(W)hat business warms your heart when you hear its name?”
- Lena’s Wood-Fired Pizza & Tap
- St. Elmo’s Coffee Pub
- Stomping Ground
- The Dog Store/Your Dog’s Best Friends
- Windmill Hill Design Build
Votes can be cast here, and the deadline is noon on Thursday, Feb. 10. The winner will receive a large heart-shaped award on Friday, Feb. 11 — just in time for Valentine’s Day on Monday, Feb. 14.
Previous Heart of Del Ray award winners:
- 2021 — Dolce & Bean
- 2020 — Preeti Patel’s 7-Eleven on Mount Vernon Avenue
- 2019 — Taqueria el Poblano
- 2018 — Pork Barrel BBQ
- 2017 — Del Ray Cafe
- 2016 — Caboose Cafe
- 2015 — Mind the Mat Pilates & Yoga
- 2014 — Del Ray Pizzeria
- 2013 — The Greener Cleaner of Del Ray
- 2012 — The Neighborhood Pharmacy of Del Ray
- 2011 — Bobi Bomar, Homes of Alexandria/Compass
- 2010 — Jen Walker, McEnearney Associates
- 2009 — A Show of Hands
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