Saturday, April 20, 2013
Hopefully you're beginning to recover from the massive flooding of recent days. Here's a collection of the gee-whizziest photos on Patch from across the Chicago area.
Whether you’ve spent Friday at the mercy of an inordinately long rerouted commute or you’ve been down in the basement trepidatiously wading through murky liquid of questionable origins, you might want to see how others fared in this week's rains and floods. Here's a gallery of some of the most remarkable flood photos across the greater Chicago region. And remember, in most cases, it could be worse. Unless you were caught in the now-viral Oak Park-River Forest High School sewage geyser (that's the PG name). Those folks get a free pass to be as bitter as they want.
Monday, March 12, 2012
Where's your favorite place in the Tri-Cities to celebrate St. Patrick's Day with a pint and a friend?
Top o' the mornin' to ya. With St. Patrick's Day coming up on March 17, we thought it might be fun to do our Tri-Cities "Readers Choice" this week on the best places to go for a pint and a bit of the blarney. Here's how the "Readers' Choice" works. You have three ways to make your favorite known. You can review the restaurant by clicking on the listing below and adding a star rating and writing something about the business. You can add a comment to this story. (Be sure to name the pub and say something nice.) And you can vote in the Patch poll here. The scoring is as follows: The voting continues until noon Friday, March 16. At that time, we'll count up the points and name the top three winners. IMPORTANT: If we missed any pubs in the Tri-…
Tuesday, February 14, 2012
You're a wonder, Floral Wonders! Patch.com readers selected this Geneva business as the best florist in the area.
Happy Valentine's Day, Floral Wonders! Enthusiastic voters from Geneva, Batavia and St. Charles Patch sites selected you as the Best Florist in the Tri-Cities. The voting was neck and neck for the five finalists whose stems made the cut. A surge in voting at the finish line made Floral Wonders the winner among the five Best Florists in our final poll. Floral Wonders, located at 310 Campbell St. in Geneva, collected 73 total points—61 votes in our poll plus four comments by the deadline of noon Monday. Each comment counted 3 points to 1 point per poll vote. Here are the comments: "Floral Wonders is the best florist because of the very unique, fresh and creative arrangements. Not your grocery store bundle!" said Beth. "At Floral Wonders you …