UPDATE: Friday, 10 a.m.— Congratulations to The Purple Goose for winning the Patch "Readers' Choice" award this week in the "Best Toy Store" category!
Comments by Patch readers began on Monday and The Purple Goose saw favorable comments made by Patch readers by the time the poll closed Friday at 9 a.m.
Thanks to all readers who participated by commenting or reviewing their favorite toy stores.
The winner will get a framed "Readers' Choice" certificate from Patch, plus bragging rights.
Stay tuned for our next "Best of" poll coming up Monday. The category will be open for comments by Patch readers at 5 a.m.
UPDATE: Comments for "official consideration" for a "Readers' Choice" winner will close at 9 a.m. on Friday. Comments after 9 a.m. are welcome but will not be considered when deciding a winner. The winner will be announced by noon on Friday.
Do you have a go-to toy store that always seems to have just the right gift for birthdays, holidays or "just because"?
Patch wants you to tell us all about it in this week's "Patch Readers' Choice" survey.
You have until Friday at 9 a.m. to tell us what you think about your favorite toy store by leaving a comment about it either below in the comments section or on the Places listing page (for the businesses linked below).
All you have to do is leave a comment and/or review about one of these places. (Do you think we missed one? Let us know in the comments and we'll add it here!):
Don't forget to click on the links above (the linked businesses are in the Patch directory) and rate the business on their Patch directory listing. You can even leave a review. Tell us why it's your favorite: Outstanding variety, friendly atmosphere, easy parking, reasonable prices, great with kids? Let other readers know the inside scoop.
What will the winner get? Bragging rights! They'll be able to tell everyone they were voted a "Alexandria Patch Readers' Choice."
The Patch editor will determine the winner, based on comments and reviews.
Alexandria business owners: Chances are, you already have a business listing on Patch. Learn how to claim your business listing. Can't find your listing? Email Jake at: firstname.lastname@example.org to let him know.