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.
Monday, May 7, 2012
In this week's poll, we ask where the best place to have some fun while vacationing at home is.
Where is the best place around to have some fun while vacationing at home? We're asking our readers to give us the answer in this week's poll. We've pitted five places from five towns against eachother for this week's matchup, so cast your vote, and have your voice heard. Morses Pond in Wellesley Hopkinton State Park in Hopkinton Fiske's General Store in Holliston Garden in the Woods in Framingham The Natick Mall in Natick Vote in the poll below and be sure to leave comments and reviews on your favorite's directory listings. Make sure to do all three and not just vote in the poll, as 10 points are awarded to the winner of the poll, eight points to the second place finisher and six points to third place. Ten points will also be awarded …
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
Comments and reviews put this shop on top.
Panache Coffee is the winner of this week's "Best of Patch: Readers' Choice" contest, which asked readers where the best coffee is in town. Locally owned by Resh Ramluken, the Rte. 9 coffee spot was praised for its "cozy atmosphere," free Wi-Fi, and of course, coffee. A review in the shop's directory listing on Patch, as well as positive comments attached to the poll article, solidified Panache's win. (To count toward the poll, comments and reviews have to be made during the week of the contest.) Best of Patch: Readers' Choice contests take into account not only votes in our poll, but also reviews and comments. J&M Diner, winner of our Best Breakfast in town poll earlier this month, also deserves recognition for capturing the highest …
Monday, April 16, 2012
The winner will be chosen using a combination of votes in the poll and reviews on the establishment's Framingham Patch directory listing; and ties will be broken by comments on this article.
This week our Readers' Choice Best of Framingham Patch Contest focuses on coffee. Where is the best place to get hot coffee? A latte? ice coffee? cappuccino? Vote in the poll, tell us more in the comments and don't forget to post a review on your favorite place's Patch listing! 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. To write a review, click on each business below and it will take you to its Framingham Patch listing. 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 the Framingham Patch editor, based on poll results and …
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
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