Businesses on Del Ray’s Mt. Vernon Avenue Offer A Variety of Specials for Spring

Check out this variety of spring specials from some of the great businesses on Del Ray’s Mt. Vernon Avenue:

ACKC COCOA BAR (2003A Mt. Vernon Ave.) will have an old fashioned Ice Cream Social on Sunday, May 3 from 2 p.m. – 4 p.m. to celebrate the arrival of a new soft serve ice cream. Stop by for free samples of the yummy chocolate or vanilla.

ARTFULLY PAPER (2007 Mt. Vernon Ave.) will have special balloons for Mother’s Day as well as a great variety of cards and gifts..  Stop by this weekend and ask about the selections and place your order.

BUNGALOW HOMEWARES GALLERY (1901A Mt. Vernon) now has Adirondack chairs made of recycled milk jugs, so they won’t rot, warp, crack, or peel. Easy to assemble and available in three sizes and seven colors, the collection includes side tables and matching ottomans. Kid-size choices are also available.


CONTESSA’S GARDEN & GIFTS (1906 Mt. Vernon) offers  free “Potting 101” classes and is the exclusive venue for the fully lined handmade totes of Amy Butler Saks.

DEL RAY ARTISANS (2704 Mt. Vernon Ave.) hosts their 12th Annual Student Art show.  The  show opened yesterday, May 1,  and runs through Sunday, May 17th, 2009.  For show details and gallery hours click here.  Wheelchair accessible.

FIREFLIES (1501 Mt. Vernon  ) features food and music:

  • May 2 – Brunch from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.; Mary the Flounder at 9 p.m.; Loose Lips at 10 p.m.
  • May 3 – Bluegrass Brunch from 9 a.m. 0 3 p.m.; Big Hillbilly Bluegrass 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
  • May 4 – $5 burgers from 4 p.m. – close
  • May 5 – Jeff Stapleton at 8 p.m.
  • May 6- Bluegrass Open Mike with Rockledge at 7 p.m.

LA STRADA (1905 Mt. Vernon) is serving dinner every day from 5-10pm, and until 11pm on Friday & Saturday with Sunday brunch from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. Reservations are recommended for Mother’s Day.  Continuing their commitment to the freshest ingredients possible, La Strada has planted 20 varieties of heirloom tomatoes – the perfect accompaniment to their homemade mozzarella.

TAQUERIA POBLANO (2400 Mt. Vernon Ave) will be open all day on Tuesday, May 5th for  Cinco de Mayo!!  $5 Margaritas and $3 XX Drafts from 11 a.m.  – 10 p.m. with new specials, Shrimp Tamales and Rellenos con Carne.

Check out all these great places and be sure and join us for the First Thursday of 2009 – May 7.  

Thanks for stopping by,