Sunday, May 27, 2012
MetroWest-area readers came out in full force to vote for concert, entertainment and music venues in our latest poll.
In our most recent "Best of Patch: Readers' Choice poll, we asked readers and editors from 11 MetroWest-area Patch communities to submit one business or destination from their town or city to be included in a poll for "the best entertainment spot." We divided the choices into two polls: one focused on the Framingham area; the other included Northborough and a handful of nearby towns. Two businesses emerged as the winners of the respective polls: Amazing Things Art Center in Framingham The Celtic Tavern in Northborough It is important to note, though, that the other contestants in the polls received a lot of support, too. Readers made it clear that there are plenty of great options for entertainment in MetroWest! Where's your favorite place…
Sunday, May 20, 2012
Tell us: is your favorite on the list?
After a week of voting on the best liquor stores in the greater MetroWest area, Patch readers have spoken and told us their favorites. Here are the winners: Framingham: Fifth Ave Liquors Grafton: Valley Plaza Discount Liquor Holliston: Depot Package Store Hopkinton: Collela's Supermarket Marlborough: The Vin Bin Milford: Hickey's Liquors Natick: Kentucky Spirits, Nine East Wine Emporium (Wellesley readers' choice) Northborough: Bacon's Wine & Spirits Shrewsbury: Austin Liquors Westborough: Julio's Tomorrow, return to Patch to vote on the best local entertainment venue in the area.
Sunday, May 6, 2012
Will you be dining with mom on Mother's Day next week?
After a week of voting, MetroWest-area readers have chosen their favorite destinations for Mother's Day brunch. The winners are: Framingham: Bella Costa Grafton: John Henry Tavern Holliston/Hopkinton: Fairview at Pinecrest Marlborough: Kennedy's Restaurant Milford: Doubletree by Hilton Boston Natick: The Pantry at the Verve Crowne Plaza Northborough: Romaine's Wood Grill and Bar Shrewsbury: Napoli's Wellesley: Maugus Restaurant Westborough: Tavolino's Ristorante Tomorrow, return to Patch to vote on the best place for a staycation.
Sunday, April 29, 2012
Tell us: is yours on the list?
After a week of voting on the best flower shops in the MetroWest area, readers have crowned their favorites. Here they are: Framingham: Party Flowers Grafton/Northborough: Sweet Briar Florist Holliston/Hopkinton: Debra's Flowers Marlborough: Edinboro Flower Shop Milford: Francis Flowers Natick: Ken's Flower Cafe Shrewsbury: Danielson Flowers Westborough: Plant Bazaar Wellesley: Winston Flowers Tomorrow, return to Patch to vote on the best place for a Mother's Day brunch.
Sunday, April 22, 2012
Tell us: is your favorite on the list?
After a week of voting, MetroWest area voters have crowned their favorite spots to grab a cup of coffee. While one town runs on Dunkin's, another prefers Starbucks, and another selected Honey Dew, most towns in the area selected locally owned shops. Congratulations to all the winners! Starting tomorrow, return to Patch to vote on the best florist in town. Framingham: Panache Coffee Grafton: Stir Crazy Holliston: Coffee Haven Hopkinton: Hopkinton Gourmet Marlborough: The Coffee Loft Milford: Honey Dew Donuts Natick: Java's Northborough: Lalajava Shrewsbury: Dunkin' Donuts Wellesley: Starbucks Westborough: Red Barn Coffee Roasters
Friday, April 20, 2012
We asked Marlborough residents to name their favorite coffee spot in town, and this Lincoln Street business came out the clear victor.
Just about everyone loves a good cup of coffee, and Marlborough is fortunate to have many options when looking for that perfect brew including several well-known chains. But Marlborough decided to go local this week in the Best of Patch Readers' Choice contest. The Coffee Loft on Lincoln Street drew the most votes for its organic and artisanal blends of coffee and tea. The business also recently started serving food. "I think it is about the connection with the neighborhood and that we try to source everything locally," said owner Deborah Fairbanks. "Our commitment to organic coffees and teas is strong, and the business is more a personal creation than anything else." The Coffee Loft is also known for its comfortable environment with art…
Monday, April 16, 2012
When you are looking for a good cup of joe, where do you in Marlborough?
Where is the best place to get a cup of coffee in Marlborough? There are several local businesses that do brisk business throughout the week. What is your favorite option? Why do you love them so much? Is it: The Coffee Loft Starbucks Dunkins Jake's Honey Dew 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 neighbors to help your favorite retailer get the win! If you own or represent one of these businesses, follow the above link and claim your listing. It's completely free, and it will help you get the word to the community about what you do! Voting in the poll below is open until 9 a.m. Friday. Because this poll is not scientific…
Sunday, April 15, 2012
After a week of voting, MetroWest-area Patch readers have chosen their favorite places to buy sports clothing and equipment.
After a week of voting on the best places to buy sporting goods, readers have spoken. See below for the winners. Starting tomorrow, return to your local Patch to weigh in on the best place to get a cup of coffee. Framingham: Play it Again Sports Holliston: Grace Bicycles Marlborough: Sports Authority Milford: Soccer Spot Natick: Natick Outdoor Store Northborough/Shrewsbury/Grafton: Wal-Mart Wellesley: Lacrosse Unlimited Westborough: PR Running
Monday, April 9, 2012
In week seven of Best of Patch Readers' Choice we are asking you, "where do you buy your sporting goods?"
When you shop for sporting goods you are looking for a place with great customer service and a knowledgable staff. So, where do you go when you are looking for the next best golf club, or when your son needs a glove for little league? Who gives the best service and has competitive prices? J&J Sports EMS Sports Authority Olympia Sports Center Puckmasters The Finish Line Target 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 neighbors to help your favorite retailer get the win! If you own or represent one of these businesses, follow the above link and claim your listing. It's completely free, and it will help you get the word to the …
Sunday, April 8, 2012
Tell us: is yours on the list?
After a week of voting, readers of MetroWest-area Patches have spoken. The best tax preparers in the region have been chosen. See the list below for the winners. Starting tomorrow, come to Patch to vote on the best place to buy sporting goods. Framingham: H&R Block Shrewsbury/Grafton: Ronald I. Rosen, CPA Holliston: Thomas Dumas, CPA Hopkinton: International Consulting Services Marlborough: Sanchez & Santiago Milford: Mark Bozzini Natick: O'Brien Tax Northborough: Hodge Associates Wellesley: Fillo Financial Westborough: Thomas Financial Associates