Saturday, May 19, 2012
Patch readers picked their favorite store to stock up for those summer BBQs. Check out the winners throughout RI and southeastern Mass.
The unofficial start of summer — Memorial Day — is only a week away. Time to break out the BBQ pit and kick back in the yard with your favorite frosty beverage by your side. Feel an ice-cold beer? How about a nice glass of whiskey to enjoy with a cigar? Maybe a refreshing vodka-tonic or pino grigio? Whatever's your liquid vice of choice, you probably have a go-to package store to stock up. Patch wanted to help readers decide where to head to find the best selection, best prices or best service of all the liquor stores around. We asked readers throughout the state which store in their town is best. After five days of voting, the winners are in. Check out which liquor stores Patch readers think are the best of the best and support your …
Friday, May 18, 2012
Anthony's Wine & Spirits took home the win this week.
The results are in and Anthony's Wine and Spirits was named Readers' Choice for your favorite place to buy adult beverages in Coventry! The store garnered 55 percent of the vote and seven favorable comments to run away with the prize. Taking second place was Crestwood Wine & Spirits with 39 percent of the vote.
Monday, May 14, 2012
Vote on which local liquor store is your go-to for all your beer, wine and liquor needs.
You might not know it from the March-like weather Rhode Island experienced last week, but the unofficial start of summer — Memorial Day — is only a couple weeks away. That means it's time to break out the BBQ pit, stock the freezer with grillable meats and — of course — fill the fridge with your favorite adult beverages. Maybe you want to cool down with an ice-cold beer, relax on the deck with a refreshing vodka-tonic, or fill your glass with your favorite red or white varietal. Whether it's beer, wine or liquor you crave, there is no shortage of package stores in the area to supply you with your favorite spirit. Just about any liquor store will carry plenty of Jack Daniels, Absolut, Sam Adams and a typical assortment of table wines. But…
Saturday, May 12, 2012
Patch readers choose the top spots to visit around the state.
Saturday, May 12, 2012
With spring well underway, it's time to start planning your summer vacation. But with budgets tight for many families, a trip out of town may be out of the question. Don't let that put a crimp in your summer plans. There are plenty of places to visit right here in Rhode Island, allowing you to plan a vacation right her at home. So where are the best places to visit on your summer stay-cation? We asked Patch readers throughout the state where they most like to visit. After five days of voting, the winners are in. Check out which spots readers think are the best of the best and support your favorite in the comments section below. After visiting your stay-cation destination, upload a photo of your excursion and share with fellow readers. …
Friday, May 11, 2012
Narragansett Town Beach is this week’s Readers’ Choice honoree, after beating out more than a dozen other options.
With about a third of all the votes cast, Narragansett Town Beach has beat out 13 other options to be this week’s Readers’ Choice winner for Best Stay-cation Spot. When people close their eyes and daydream of the stereotypical beach experience, Narragansett Town Beach is often a good approximation of this. It features shimmering and soft sand, the Towers in the distance and a little more than a mile of walk-able coastline. The surrounding area also offers plenty of options, ranging from the shops in the Pier Marketplace to the history of the South County Museum and Canonchet Farm to the simple joy of walking along the seawall. Want to make a formal vacation of it? There are small B&Bs dotting the coast, and the Village Inn. Next week, …
Monday, May 7, 2012
Vote on the spot you like to visit when you need a local getaway.
With the weather warming and the school year entering the home stretch, it’s time to start making plans for summer vacation. But for many families operating on a tight budget, an extravagant trip out of town for the whole family simply isn’t a reality, leaving them to consider options closer to home. That doesn’t mean their summer vacation has to go to waste. There are plenty of things to do right here in town and around the region. This week, Patch wanted to help you become a tourist in your own town. We want to know what are your favorite destinations to hit on your summer “stay-cation.” Will you take a nature walk through Parker Woodland, take a step back in time at the Gilbert Stuart Birthplace and Museum or spend some lazy days …
Saturday, May 5, 2012
Readers throughout Rhode Island and Southeastern Massachusetts selected the best restaurants around to take Mom out next Sunday.
Saturday, May 5, 2012
Mother's Day is only a week away, which means reservations are booking fast at Mom's favorite restaurant. Don't drop the ball on this one: Plan your outing with Mom today! Patch wanted to help readers find the perfect spot to say "thank-you" to the most important person in everyone's life. We asked readers throughout the state whicrestaurant in their town is the best place for the traditional Mother's Day brunch. After five days of voting, the winners are in. Check out which restaurants readers think are the best of the best and support your favorite in the comments section below. Even better, after brunch, visit the restaurant's listing in the Patch Directory and let them know how they did in the review section. Attleboro-Seekonk: The …
Friday, May 4, 2012
Cozy Grill took home the win this week.
The results are in and Cozy Grill was named Readers' Choice for your favorite place in and around Coventry to go for brunch! The restaurant garnered 38 percent of the vote to run away with the prize. Taking second place was Olde Theater Diner.
Saturday, April 28, 2012
For Mother's Day, a get well gift or for a romantic gesture for that special someone, nothing says it like flowers. Patch readers choose their favorite places to pick up a floral arrangement.
Saturday, April 28, 2012
It's the classic romantic gesture ... showing up on her doorstep with a bouquet of her favorite flowers. But if you truly want to make an impression, no ordinary convenience store bouquet will do. You need an artistic arrangement from the people who know the trade best. So where do you go to find the best blooms? Patch wanted to help readers decide which florists create the best arrangements in town. We asked readers throughout the state which shop in their town is their favorite. After five days of voting, the winners are in. Check out which florists readers think are the best of the best and support your favorite in the comments section below. Even better, check out the winners, buy that special someone a special gift, and upload a …
Friday, April 27, 2012
Terra Cotta took home the win this week.
The results are in and Terra Cotta was named Readers' Choice for your favorite place in Coventry to buy flowers! The shop garnered 31 percent of the vote to run away with the prize. Taking second place with 19 percent of the vote was Jif/Jack Iannotti Flowers. "We're doing a poll next week on your favorite place for brunch in town. Want to nominate a business that should be included in our poll? Send your nomination to email@example.com. This will allow us to be sure we don't leave anyone out.