Monday, July 23, 2012
Cast your ballot for the best in Fairfax County and Reston.
Patch asked; you answered. Now it is time to vote. Several weeks ago, we asked for nominations for our Readers' Choice Poll in 25 different categories. You nominated your favorite places to get a hot fudge sundae, the most "Reston" place in Reston, and best date night, among others. Click on the links below to vote on the finalists and give them a shot at winning our Readers' Choice Award. The polls open July 23 at 12:01 a.m. and end on Aug. 17. Winners will be announced Aug. 24. Because this is a contest, you’ll need to create a Patch login to nominate and vote. Some of the categories are specific to Reston; some are open to anywhere in Fairfax County that you like to eat, visit and shop. Have fun and thanks in advance for participating…
Sunday, July 22, 2012
You nominated your favorites. The time is coming to vote them into the No. 1 spot.
Sunday, July 22, 2012
Throughout the end of June and early July you went on and on (and on and on ...) about your picks for the best food, services and providers. We asked for it and you delivered, stepping up to make sure your picks for the best of the best make into the voting round of our 2012 Best of Patch Readers' Choice competition. Thank you for all your nominations and attentiveness so far ... but stick with it. You still have to vote your picks into the No. 1 spot and the right to be called the Patch Readers' Choice. On Monday, July 23, we'll open voting in a variety of categories. From Monday until Aug. 17, you can log in and vote for your picks. You can only vote once for each topic, but every business needs your help. Check back with us first thing …
Wednesday, June 6, 2012
Patch readers nominated the best bakeries in Fairfax County, so vote to determine which one is the Readers’ Choice 2012 winner.
Where is the best bakery in Fairfax County? Cast your vote and let us know. Patch is relaunching its Readers’ Choice program and we’re asking you, your friends, family, neighbors, coworkers and anyone else who knows about the area to participate. Nominations were accepted on Patch through July 9. If your bakery was nominated but you do not see it here, it's possible it was not included because it is not located in Fairfax County. The nominees are: Winners in all Readers' Choice categories will be announced on Aug. 24. The poll will open to accept votes from registered Patch users starting on July 23 and close at 11:59 p.m. on Aug. 17. Fairfax County Patch sites are on Facebook (fan Patch in Fairfax County) and on Twitter @FairfaxCoPatch.
Monday, April 2, 2012
Have you done your taxes? Where's the best place to go to get them done in Reston or Herndon?
In this week's Readers' Choice we're asking you where's the best place to have your taxes done in Herndon or Reston. Are you an early filer? A late one? If you have yet to file, have a look at the Herndon or Reston Patch business directory to find a local tax preparer near you. Here are some of our picks for local tax preparers, but if we're leaving one off of the list that you think belongs, please let us know in the comments and we'll add it: • Tax Master • Liberty Tax Service • H&R Block (Herndon Parkway) • H&R Block (Sunset Hills) • Tax Man Voting is open until 9 a.m. on Friday and the winner will be announced at noon on Friday. Because this poll below is not scientific, it is not the sole consideration in choosing a winner. The …
Friday, March 16, 2012
Herndon and Reston readers have spoken and O'Sullivan's is the place to spend St. Patrick's Day.
The place to be on St. Patrick's Day is downtown Herndon, with the winner of our Readers' Choice poll O'Sullivan's. O'Sullivan's, with its Irish staff members, Irish specialties and Irish beverages, took more than 50 percent of the vote in this week's Readers' Choice. Jimmy's Old Town Tavern followed pretty close behind with about 36 percent of the vote, however the two establishments are so close it's easy to visit both on St. Patrick's Day. St. Patrick's Day marks the second anniversary of O'Sullivan's, which opened in the spring of 2010 in downtown Herndon. Specialties include Guinness Stew, bangers and mash, shepherd's pie and corned beef and cabbage. If you've had a great experience at O'Sullivan's, post a review on its Patch Places…
Monday, March 12, 2012
Where's the best place to celebrate St. Patrick's Day in the Herndon/Reston area?
A day near and dear to bar goers is coming up shortly, where the green beer will flow, the green beads will be worn and strangely costumed individuals will fill the bar stools. We want to know: where's the best place to celebrate St. Patrick's Day in the Herndon/Reston area? This week's Readers' Choice is looking to our readers to tell us where they anticipate or like to spend their St. Patrick's Day holiday. Vote for your favorite place and consider writing a review for them in our Places directory. Here's our top picks for St. Patrick's Day celebrations in Herndon/Reston, but if we're leaving one off of the list that you think belongs, please let us know in the comments and we'll add it: Voting is open until 9 a.m. on Friday and the …
Friday, March 9, 2012
Herndon and Reston Patch readers love to take their kids to Wee Play.
This week we asked readers of Herndon and Reston Patch where the best place to take the kids to play is. The answer: Wee Play in Herndon, which received 54 percent of the vote. Wee Play offers a variety of interactive play classes for parents or caregivers and young children. It features large rooms that are bright and colorful with 3,000-square-feet of play space located in the Sugar Oak Office Park just over the Herndon border off of Elden Street. Options in the poll included: Reston Town Center, Wee Play (Herndon), The Water Mine at Lake Fairfax Park, Chuck E. Cheese (Herndon), JW Tumbles (Herndon), Reston Community Center, Gymini (Herndon), and Herndon Community Center. Have something great to say about Wee Play? Consider writing a …