Monday, April 30, 2012
Which restaurant serves your perfect weekend breakfast? Whether it's an early-morning coffee and pastry, sweet French toast or savory egg dish, Patch is looking to name the best spot for a weekend breakfast/brunch in town.
What makes the perfect weekend breakfast/brunch for you: Is it a plate of perfectly scrambled eggs, crispy hash browns and buttery toast, or do you follow the coffee? Help Greendale Patch name the best spot for a weekend breakfast or brunch by joining in our Readers' Choice contest this week. We've pulled together a list of some of the best spots in town, but we need your help choosing the winner. We've included Harmony Inn the Village, Applebees, Ruby Tuesday and Traditional Pancake House Restaurant. Here's how you can join in: You've got until 9 a.m. Friday to share your favorite. We'll post the winner Friday afternoon.
Friday, April 13, 2012
Patch readers voted, and the results are in, and Eva's Bridal Center was the top choice for formalwear for both men and women in the Greendale, Greenfield and Oak Creek communities.
Well, students, if you were wondering where to go for your tux or dress, Patch has the answer for you. According to a poll of Patch readers, your best bet for the finest in formalwear for the gents and ladies is Eva's Bridal Center. Congratulations! The poll was compiled with locations in Greendale, Greenfield and Oak Creek. Thank you to all who voted! Note: Because this poll is not scientific, it is not the sole consideration in choosing a winner. The winner is determined by the Patch editor, based on poll results, comments, ratings and reviews on Patch Places. Prom dresses Tuxedos/Suits
Monday, April 9, 2012
It's full-on prom season, and Patch wants to know which local places are the best when it comes time to look for prom dresses, tuxedos and suits. Vote in our poll, rate and review stores, and leave comments to help people make their choices this
Prom means fancy clothes, girls dressed bright as butterflies, and guys looking for ways to make their tux stand out in a crowd. If you're looking for prom attire, where do you turn? Tell us your favorite local spots by voting in the poll, leaving comments below, and by rating and reviewing local businesses on their Patch directory pages. Voting begins at 5 am Monday and is open until 9 am Friday. The winner of the Readers' Choice competition for the best place to buy a prom dress, rent a tux or buy a suit will be decided by Patch editors, based on poll votes, ratings and reviews, and by comments on this story. “Because this poll is not scientific, it is not the sole consideration in choosing a winner. The winner will be determined by …
Friday, March 30, 2012
El Beso Mexican Restaurant & Cantina takes the crown for best margarita!
Where do people in Greendale and Greenfield go when they want a margarita? There are plenty of good local choices in the mix, as this week's Readers' Choice poll showed. But when all the votes and comments were tabulated, El Beso Mexican Restaurant & Cantina emerged as the winner of the Best Margarita In Town contest. El Beso Mexican Restaurant & Cantina is a family owned and operated restaurant for residents throughout the Milwaukee area. The location has an outdoor patio and offers various Mexican appetizers and entrees. Various tacos are available, including fish, pork and chorizo, in addition to strips of steak and various soups. So congrats to El Beso Mexican Restaurant & Cantina and thanks to everyone who voted. Stay tuned for the …
Tuesday, March 27, 2012
Vote now in this week's Readers' Choice poll.
Where do you go when you want a margarita in these neck of the woods? Once again Greendale and Greenfield team up to find the best margarita in the two communities. Is there a bar in town that makes its own mix, and perfectly salts the rim? Or are you a sucker for pairing a sweet frozen concoction with spicy tacos? Vote now for the best place in Greendale and Greenfield to get a top-shelf marg. You'll be able to vote until 9 a.m. Friday, and the winner will be named later that day. We've included El Beso Mexican Restaurant & Cantina, Los Mariachis Mexican Restaurant, Applebees and Ruby Tuesday. Notice one we missed? Let us know in the comments and we'll add it to the poll. Because this poll is not scientific, it is not the sole …
Wednesday, March 21, 2012
Patch is looking for the best margaritas in the area — whether they be frozen, salty or sweet. So tell us your go-to spot for a margarita, and we'll open the contest to voting next week.
Where do you go when you want a margarita? Is there a bar in town that makes its own mix, and perfectly salts the rim? Or are you a sucker for pairing a sweet frozen concoction with spicy tacos? We want to know where in the Greendale and Greenfield area you go when you've got a taste for tequila and lime. Tell us your favorite spots in the comments section below, and we'll put them into a poll on Monday — ready for you to vote to help us determine the local favorite. We'll accept nominations until 10 a.m. Friday.
Friday, March 16, 2012
Ray's & Dots takes home the crown as the local favorite for St. Patrick's Day.
With St. Patrick's Day on Saturday, we wanted to find out Greendale and Greenfield residents' favorite local place to be or pretend to be Irish. For the third week in row a Greendale business has won a Readers' Choice contest. Give it up for Ray's & Dots. Ray's and Dots won with 42% of the vote. The bar is attached to the American Legion Greendale Post 416. This cozy bar has a neighborhood feel to it with pool tables, several big flat-screen TVs and a jukebox.
Wednesday, March 14, 2012
Cast your vote for the best local place for a St. Patrick's Day blowout in Greendale and Greenfield.
St. Patrick's Day is almost here, with its promise of shamrocks, corned beef and Guinness. If you were going to celebrate all things Irish, where would you go? We've collected some of the most likely spots for an Irish bash; now we need you to vote on the best place in Greenfield or Greendale for a St. Patrick's Day celebration. In addition to voting in the poll below, consider leaving a rating or review on your favorite spot's Places directory page on Patch. It will help your neighbors know what's great about the local establishments. The voting period closes at 9 a.m. Friday. The winner will be chosen by Patch editors, based on poll votes, comments and reviews in the Places directory. Here's everyone in the running: Ricardos, Ray's…
Friday, March 9, 2012
Greendale Playschool beat out other schools and day care centers in Greendale and Greenfield.
Once again Greendale Patch and Greenfield Patch teamed up together and had readers choose the best day care center or preschool in the two communities. Results are in! Out 264 votes 137 of those agreed the Greendale Playschool is the best! Greendale Playschool won 51% of the vote while Mary Linsmeier Schools in Greenfield came in second with 37% of the vote. Note the disclaimer that "because this poll is not scientific, it is not the sole consideration in choosing a winner. The winner will be determined by the Patch editor, based on poll results, comments and reviews on Patch Places." Greendale Playschool has been around for over 50 years as a private institution that offers Pre -3 and 4K programs and is located in the Greendale Community…
Tuesday, March 6, 2012
We're seeking readers' favorite places in Greendale and Greenfield to celebrate all things Irish. Give us your take, and come back next week to vote!
Shamrock Shakes are on the menu at McDonald's. Corned beef is going on sale at the grocery store. I think I saw a leprechaun scurry out of sight behind my garage this morning. It's March, and that means St. Patrick's Day is almost here. Whether celebrating your Irish heritage or pretending you're Irish for the day, Patch wants to know where you get your green on. Whether it's the corned beef and cabbage, the Guiness on tap or an abundance of green beer, we want to know the best place to celebrate St. Patrick's Day in Greendale and Greenfield and what makes that spot so great. Leave your favorites in the comment section below. The nomination period closes at noon Friday. Watch Monday for your chance to vote, and narrow down the favorite …