Monday, May 14, 2012
Help us choose.
This week, the Best of Patch: Readers' Choice contest is looking for the best liquor store in town. Do you have a favorite because of price? Selection? What is your go-to? Here are some of our favorite places, but if we're leaving one off of the list, please let us know in the comments: Plaza Liquors Sperry's Liquors (531 Lincoln St.) Sperry's Liquors (17 E. Main St.) Capital Liquors Bolton Street Liquors Monti's Mini Market Marlboro Wine & Spirit Co. West Side Convenience Strange Brew The Vin Bin Share the story with your friends, family and fellow patrons to help your favorite liquor store earn the win! If you own or represent one of these businesses, follow the above links and claim your listing. It's completely free, and it will help…
Sunday, May 13, 2012
Hopkinton and Milford top the charts.
After a week of voting, MetroWest-area readers have chosen their favorite destinations for staycations. The winners are: Hopkinton State Park in Hopkinton, and PiNZ in Milford. Did you vote for a winner? If not, give a shout out to your choice in the comments below! Tomorrow, return to Patch to vote on the best liquor stores.
Tuesday, May 8, 2012
We want to hear you ideas. Vote in our poll and add your reviews to the listing.
The Best of Patch: Readers' Choice contest this week highlights those local haunts we drive by often, but may have never visited. If you're like me, staycations are sometimes even more fun than vacations—they're usually cheaper by a lot and you never really know what's in your backyard. So, we ask, where is the best staycation in the area? Here are some of our favorite places, but if we're leaving one off of the list, please let us know in the comments and we'll add it: Voting in the poll below is open until 9 a.m. Friday. Because this poll is not scientific, it is not the sole consideration in choosing a winner. The winner will be determined by Shrewsbury Patch editor Jennifer Lucarelli, based on poll results, comments and reviews on …
Monday, April 2, 2012
Tell us who you like most.
This week, the Best of Patch: Readers' Choice contest is looking for the best tax preparer in town. Does your tax preparer always take you, even last minute? Do they save you prep time? Who is your go-to? Here are some of our favorite places, but if we're leaving one off of the list, please let us know in the comments: Sanchez & Santiago H&R Block Brewitt & Domke McCarthy Hargrave & Co Denise Cataldo CPA Robert Turner CPA Everett Financial Services Elder Gaffey & Paine Share the story with your friends, family and fellow patrons to help your favorite salon earn the win! If you own or represent one of these businesses, follow the above links and claim your listing. It's completely free, and it will help you get the word to the community …
Monday, March 26, 2012
In week five of Best of Patch: Readers' Choice we are asking readers to vote for their favorite breakfast spot.
Where is that one place you love to go for breakfast? We all have our favorites, and while some of us hit them up almost every day of the week, others save that special stack of flapjacks for a special occasion. Is it Jake's, the Big Apple Deli, The Coffee Loft, Starbucks, the NexDine Cafe, Honey Dew, Dunkin Donuts, McDonalds, Burger King, Panera Bread, the Sunny Side Cafe, Bumpy's/The Main Street Diner, Sergio's, The Cozy Cafe on Lincoln Street, Stephen Anthony's or Subway? If we're leaving one off of the list, please let us know in the comments and we'll add them immediately. Also, share the story with your friends, family and fellow patrons to help your favorite breakfast spot earn the win! If you own or represent one of these …
Sunday, March 25, 2012
Tell us: is your salon on the list?
Throughout the MetroWest region, Patch polled readers for their opinions on where to get their hair cut or styled. After five days of voting, the winners have been chosen. Do you go to any of these salons? What do you like about them? Starting tomorrow, come to Patch to vote on the best place to get breakfast. Framingham: Knockouts Haircuts for Men, Prisms Hair Design Studio Grafton: Cut Loose Hair Studio Holliston: Studio D Hopkinton: Jackie & Company Marlborough: Drumais Hair Salon Milford: Plaza Barber Shop and Hair Salon Natick: Shear Magic Northborough: Innovations Shrewsbury: Scizzors Westborough: Michelle's South Street Salon
Friday, March 23, 2012
Best of Patch: Readers' Choice winner this week was Drumais Salon by a landslide, both in votes and comments.
After getting off to a fast start in the voting for week four in Best of Patch: Readers' Choice, Drumais Hair Salon finished strong with more than 100 votes and dozens of comments in support of the Marlborough business. "We are absolutely thrilled about the win; this is very exciting," said owner Christian Dumais. Having only been in business just over a year, Dumais said he was encouraged greatly by the support. His secret for success? "We are like a big family here and we take pride in what we do," he said. Education is important to us, and we try to educate our customers about what we do as well, and I think that resonates with people." In celebration of the win, Dumais said that for a limited time Marlborough Patch readers can call …
Monday, March 19, 2012
There are many salons in Marlborough all offering a variety of services, but which is the best?
In the fourth week of Best of Patch: Readers' Choice, we are asking Marlborough to vote for the best salon in the city. There are many salons in Marlborough (almost 50) all offering a wide variety of services, but which is your favorite and why? What makes them the best? Vote for your favorite Marlborough salon in the poll before you comment. Rumors Salon, Avenue Salon, JC Penny Hair Salon, Shine Salon, Appearance Salon, Exodus Salon, Dellaria Salon, New Image Salon, Pedroka's Hair Salon, ABC Hair Salon, Oriental Nail Salon, Drumais Hair Salon, Roc's Unisex Salon, Alter Image Hair Salon, The Tanning Salon, Danny's Hair Salon, Great Lengths Hair Salon, JP Hair Salon at Hairmix, Finely Donna's Hair and Wig Salon, X-Cited Nails & Spa, …
Monday, March 12, 2012
New Life's patrons brought home the prize for Marlborough's gym with lots of votes and comments, just barely beating out the competition.
UPDATE, March 12, 2:30 p.m.: Speaking from New Life Health and Wellness on Monday, owner Sandra Condon said she was very pleased by the results of the poll. "I am thankful to our customers for getting out the vote and giving us this win," said Condon. _________ There was a passionate debate on Marlborough Patch over the past week concerning who runs the best gym in the city. In contention were Gold's, Planet Fitness, Crossfit of Marlborough, the Wayside Racquet & Swim Club and the winner by a narrow margin: New Life Heath and Wellness. Winning with just seven more votes than the Wayside facility, New Life separated themselves from the pack with vocal and passionate commentary. "I have been a member of New Life for about a month and it …
Tell us where the best place in Marlborough is to celebrate the most Irish of holidays. What local business helps bring the green out of you?
Heading into week three of Marlborough Patch's Best of Patch: Readers' Choice contest, we are asking readers to vote for the best place to celebrate St. Patrick's Day this Saturday. They say everyone is Irish on St. Patrick's Day, so where are you going to be celebrating this very green holiday, and why do you love this spot so much? (tell us in the comments) There are plenty of options in Marlborough including: All-Star Bar & Grill, Lazy Dog Sports Bar, Kennedy's Pub, Prospector East Saloon, Speakers Nightclub, Halfway Cafe, Sully's Pub, The Westender, Welly's Joy Asia and Chin's. If we're leaving one off of the list, please let us know in the comments and we'll add it immediately. Also, share the story with your friends, family and …