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:
Friday, August 3, 2012
Let us know if you prefer Alterra, Stone Creek, Starbucks or several other java joints in the North Shore.
Monday, July 23, 2012
Enter your votes in our polls, telling us who you think is the North Shore area's best in the 15 categories covering things like pizza, frozen custard, festival, mechanic and more.
There is a lot to celebrate about the North Shore area: great family-friendly activities and great local businesses. But who do you think is the best? Help Patch determine the best of the best by voting for your favorites in each one of the categories below. To vote, click on the links for each category and vote in the poll attached to that article. Cast your vote by Aug. 17 and help us decide who's best. Whichever business gets the most votes will be named the Readers' Choice winner. The Readers' Choice competition was built from nominations from Patch readers. You must be logged in to Patch before you vote. Don't have a Patch account? Click the "Join us" link at the top of the page. Already have a Patch account? If you're not already …
Saturday, July 21, 2012
Vote for the area's best pediatrician.
- READERS' CHOICE
Saturday, July 21, 2012
Who is the best pediatrician in the North Shore? Readers from around the area have nominated their favorites, so now it's time to vote for the best one. Cast your vote by August 17 and help us decide which is the best around. Whichever gets the most votes will be named the Readers' Choice winner.
Monday, June 18, 2012
We're looking for the best, and need your help. Whether it's the favorite sandwich place in the North Shore, or the best place for frozen custard in Metro Milwaukee, tell us about it, and come back to vote in July.
There is a lot to celebrate in the North Shore: great parks, great bars, great restaurants. Wherever your favorites spots are—in Shorewood, Whitefish Bay, Fox Point, Bayside or Glendale—we want to know about them. Help Patch determine the best of the best in the area by entering your nominations in each one of these categories. It's easy to do: Just fill out the nomination form embedded in this article. Write your nominee in the field provided, and submit them to us. We will accept nominations until July 6. Then, on July 23, come back to vote on which nominee is the best. Whoever gets the most votes will be named the Readers' Choice winner.
Tuesday, April 24, 2012
Prom and Mother's Day are coming up. Whitefish Bay Patch readers, help us name the best place for flowers in town.
Where do you go for flowers? Do you pick up a bouquet at the grocery store flower counter, or do you have a favorite flower shop? Help us name the best florist in Whitefish Bay by rating and reviewing the business on their Patch Directory page (links below), or by commenting on this article. Are we missing your favorite? Let us know!
Friday, April 13, 2012
Goodwill was the second runner up for best prom dress and Men's Warehouse took second place for tux shopping.
In this week's Readers' Choice, for prom shopping in the North Shore, Boston Store and Anchor Men's Wear stood out among the rest. Boston Store received 60 percent of the votes in this week's poll for best place to find a prom dress. The closest location to the North Shore is Bayshore Town Center in Glendale. And for the guys, Anchor Men's Wear, 121 N. Franklin St., Port Washington, took 62 percent of the votes for best place to find a tux. Patch reader's shared comments about their own hunt for the best attire for prom, including a few suggestions of just borrowing what's needed for that one special evening. Thanks for your nominations, and don't forget to post your reviews of these businesses in our Patch directory (click on the links …
Saturday, March 31, 2012
Patch readers throughout the Milwaukee area weighed in on some of the best margarita choices in the suburbs. If you're looking to try something new this weekend, take some advice from your neighbors.
If you're looking for a new place to go out this weekend, give one of these margarita favorites a try. Culled from Patch readers' nominations, then whittled through poll votes, reviews, restaurant ratings and comments, we are pleased to present the Readers' Choice list for best margaritas. Oak Creek La Terraza won out in Oak Creek, squeaking out a victory over several other nominees. Greenfield and Greendale El Beso Mexican Restaurant and Cantina won the two-town contest for the best margarita in Greenfield and Greedale. Waukesha Mexican restaurant Casa del Rio took first place in the Waukesha Readers' Choice margarita contest. Menomonee Falls and Sussex Su Casa was voted the favorite margarita spot in Menomonee Falls …
Friday, March 30, 2012
The tropical-themed Mequon restaurant received the most votes in our Patch readers poll, with COA at Bayshore coming in a close second place.
What's the best place for a margarita in the North Shore? According to the Patch readers that voted in our poll this week, you can find the tastiest tequila drinks at Highland House in Mequon. Highland House received 14 votes in the poll, with COA at Bayshore Town Center coming in a close second with 12 votes. The Highland House website a blend of California, Caribbean and Mexican influences. The restaurant offers six different types of margaritas, in addition to special monthly margarita and a margarita special on for birthdays. Here are some of the North Shore establishments that were in the running: Los Paisa, 600 W. Brown Deer Road, Bayside COA, 5750 North Port Washington Road, Glendale Highland House, 12741 N. Port Washington Road, …
Friday, March 16, 2012
These places throughout the Milwaukee area are known for their Irish offerings on March 17. From corned beef and colcannon to Guinness on tap, to a street festival, there's something to satisfy everyone's Irish craving.
Patch asked, and you answered—just in time for St. Patrick's Day. If you're looking for a place to get your Irish on, try one of these local favorites. Don't forget to come back and let us know what you thought! Port Washington-Saukville Between the Greens took first place in the Port Washington St. Patrick's Day Readers' Choice contest. North Shore (Shorewood, Fox Point-Bayside, Whitefish Bay) Oakcrest Tavern is the St. Paddy's Day hot spot in the poll of North Shore-area Patch readers. Wauwatosa Mo's Irish Pub gets the green ribbon for the best Wauwatosa spot to celebrate St. Patrick's Day. Brookfield Prime Cigar Bar was voted by readers to be the best place to celebrate St. Patrick's Day in Brookfield, beating out three Irish pubs…