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" …
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 …
Thursday, February 23, 2012
Give us your suggestions and we'll feature those spots in a poll on Monday.
Thursday, February 23, 2012
Who's got the best fish fry in the North Shore? Patch wants to know. Fish fries are always popular in Wisconsin, and everyone has a favorite. But there is no time for a fish fry like Lent, which began this week. We'd like to know where your favorite spot is for a Friday night fish fry. Give us a suggestion in the comments section below, and we'll feature that spot in a poll on Monday. You'll be able to vote throughout the week, and we'll name the winner on March 2. Winners will be determined by Patch editors based on poll votes, comments, reviews and Facebook or Twitter feedback. Our search for the Best Fish Fry kicks off 12 weeks of local business competition, trying to narrow down the top spots in town for everything from pizza to …