Friday, March 8, 2013
Check out these spots — declared the best by thousands of Patch readers — in the Milwaukee area.
Patch readers (and fish fry connoisseurs) throughout the Milwaukee area cast thousands of votes over the past five days, helping us determine some of the best fish fry spots in the area. This is the first in a series of stories where Patch will ask readers to give their takes on favorite local businesses and places. The winners of the best fish fry contests were determined over the course of a week, from more than 20,000 votes cast, 145 comments left, 37 restaurant reviews and 100 Facebook Likes or Recommends. Here's a roundup of the winners:
Sunday, January 20, 2013
From gun control to the Packers to Gov. Scott Walker's State of the State address, Patch bloggers weighed in on a variety of topics this week. Here is a look at some of the most popular posts over the past week.
Blog posts in Wisconsin Patches this past week covered the gamut — from gun control to unions and the Junior PGA coming to Milwaukee. Every day, Patch's Local Voices bloggers share information, insight and opinion about what matters to them. Here's a selection of blogs from throughout the past week. In, "Why Pinterest Could Be a Real Estate Agents Greatest Online Marketing Tool," Patch blogger Tammi Washington talks about the power of Pinterest and how one pin can be worth more than 1,000 words. With 80-plus comments, "Gun Control: Why It Wouldn't Have Prevented the Newton, CT Killings," this post by Brian Dey garnered quite an extensive conversation on Patch. He talks about how each of the most recent shootings took place in "gun-free" …
Friday, March 2, 2012
One church won by a landslide.
This week Greendale Patch and Greenfield Patch teamed up together and had people in the communities help us determine who has the best fish fry in the area. The results are in! Through poll results, Patch and Facebook comments we have determined that St. Alphonsus in Greendale has the best fish fry! St. Alphonsus won the poll results by 51% with 131 votes. The 68th Street Pub came in second with 30 votes. 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." St. Alphonsus has been serving their delicious fish fry for five plus years. They do not serve it every …
Monday, February 27, 2012
It's time to decide the best local place for fish.
Monday, February 27, 2012
Last week, we asked for nominations for best fish fry in the Greendale and Greenfield area, and you told us. Now, it's time to vote. With Lent upon us, what is the best place for a fish fry. St. Alphonsus, Harmony Inn the Village, Meyer's Restaurant and Bar, 68th Street Pub, Carl's Catering, Ray's Butcher Shoppe and Our Lady of Lourdes Church made the list. In addition, two oft-mentioned restaurants just outside the city's borders - The Bosch in Hales Corner and Hannley's Grille and Bar- are also up for consideration. You'll be able to vote throughout the week, and we'll name the winner on Friday. 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, …