You voted, we counted and the results are in.
Below you’ll find the winners of the ARLnow’s inaugural winter 2021 Arlies, as voted on by well over 1,000 readers. For each category, we’ve highlighted the top vote-getter, but have included up to two others that were close behind in the voting as additional winners.
Congrats to all of the winners and thank you to all who voted. The Arlies will return with a spring edition, featuring all new categories, in a couple of months.
Best Hill to Go Sledding
- Jamestown Park
- Other winners: Nottingham Elementary, Bluemont Park
- Heidelberg Pastry Shoppe
- Other winners: Bakeshop, Pastries by Randolph
- Kenny Riggleman
- Other winners: Michael & Son, Chandler’s Plumbing & Heating Co.
- Origins Thai Spa
- Other winners: Azure Dream Spa, The Art of Health
Best Family Dinner Spot
- Silver Diner
- Other winners: Pupatella, Lost Dog Café
Best Pet Boarding
- Fur-Get Me Not
- Other winners: WOOF’S! Dog Training Center, The Board Hound
Best Insurance Agent
- Johno Steffen
- Other winners: Mike Garcia, Lisa Miller
- Scott Murray Jr.
- Other winners: Cheryl Gottesfeld, Edward J. Beck
Best ARLnow Commenter
- Flood Czar
- Other winner: Virginia Koons
Best Real Estate Agent for First Time Buyers
- Natalie Roy
- Other winners: Conor Sullivan, Wethman Group
Best Coffee Shop
- Northside Social
- Other winners: Idido Coffee House, Kino Coffee
Best Place of Worship
- St. Charles Parish
- Other winners: Rock Spring Congregational Church, Our Lady Queen of Peace Catholic Church
Best Family Physician
- Dr. Angele C. Seiler
- Other winners: Dr. Kenneth J. Lin, Dr. Hong Hanh L. Nguyen
Best Restaurant for Takeout/Delivery
- Lost Dog Café
- Other winners: Liberty Tavern, Bangkok 54
Best Nail Salon
- Yorktown Nails
- Other winners: Nails 2000, Aura Day Spa
Best Private Elementary School
- Full Circle Montessori School
- Other winners: St. Agnes Catholic School, Rivendell School
Best Beer/Wine Shop
- Arrowine & Cheese
- Other winners: Total Wine, The Brew Shop
Best Personal Trainer
- Andy Shin Fitness
- Other winners: Nadya Lutz, Sheila Cordaro
Best Plumber/Plumbing Company
- Chandler’s Plumbing & Heating
- Other winners: Caffi Services, Marines Plumbing
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