New Deal Cafe, Community Forklift, Denizens Among ‘Best of D.C.’ Poll Winners
Greenbelt’s New Deal Cafe won Best Place to Experience Local Music, beating out Blues Alley Jazz and the venerable 930 Club, and Best Place to Have Dinner With Live Music. It was also a finalist in Best Jazz/Blues Venue.
Edmonston’s Community Forklift won Best Green Business, which it has won before, while Hyattsville’s Bianca + Jean won Best Handmade Accessories. Federalist Pig, which is opening a location in Hyattsville, won for Best Barbecue, while Riverdale Park’s 2Fifty Texas BBQ was a runner-up in that category. Spartan Plumbing won Best Plumber.
Other local finalists included:
Best Street Art: Driskell Park
Best Theater Festival and Best Film Festival: Greenbelt’s Utopia Film Festival
Best Art Class: Pyramid Atlantic Art Center
Best Movie Theater: Old Greenbelt Theatre
Best Music Festival: Greenbelt Blues Festival
Best High School: DeMatha Catholic High School
Best Arts & Crafts Supply Store: Artist & Craftsman Supply
Best Delivery Service (Food): Foodhini
Best Record Store: Red Onion Records
Best Brew Pub: Denizens
Best Kid-Friendly Restaurant: Franklins
Best Mexican Restaurant and Best Taco: Taqueria Habanero