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.
Thursday, December 27, 2012
Moviefone.com’s list of the year’s highlights in film.
Superheroes reined this summer at the box office but this year’s best list includes heroes of another kind, from an American president to U.S. soldiers. Moviefone.com compiled this list of the top box office films this year. Many of the movies here will likely be showing up on Academy Award lists. The top is a movie about the U.S. soldiers who captured Osama Bin Laden. Here is the complete list wit a brief description from Moviefone.com critics: 1. Zero Dark Thirty It's a story most Americans are now very familiar with: the decade long manhunt for Osama bin Laden. Starting in the days after 9/11 and stretching to the night of OBL’s death. 2. Argo The true story of a group of Americans who attempt to escape Iran during the Hostage Crisis. …
Monday, March 12, 2012
Submit your nominations by 5 p.m. Tuesday.
We’ve identified the home of Buffalo Grove’s best burgers and fries. Now it’s time to pay homage to the hot dog. Whether you like yours Chicago-style or with ketchup (don't worry, we won't tell!), we know that diners can be particular about their dogs. So, let’s get this week’s Chowdown Showdown under way. When you want a great hot dog, where in Buffalo Grove do you go? Nominate your favorite destination in the comment section below. Please submit your nominations by 5 p.m. Tuesday. Voting will begin Wednesday morning. Want to give additional praise to your favorite restaurant? Post a review on Patch Places!
Monday, March 5, 2012
Where do you eat in Buffalo Grove when you want to get the most for your money?
You're hungry. But you don't want to spend a fortune. Where do you turn? This week's Chowdown Showdown will identify Buffalo Grove restaurants that provide the best bang for your buck. How do you define value when eating out? Is it the quality of the food? The quantity? Both? Tell us in the comment section below where you dine when you want to get the most for your hard-earned money. Nominations will be accepted through 5 p.m. Tuesday, and the finalists will be posted Wednesday in the Chowdown Showdown poll. Have a favorite BG restaurant? Don't forget to leave a review on its listing in Patch Places, to help guide your hungry neighbors in the right direction! So, Buffalo Grove, without further delay, let's get this week's Chowdown Showdown…
Wednesday, February 22, 2012
Cast your vote now!
We asked this week for you to tell us where you go for great French fries in Buffalo Grove, and boy did you respond! There are clearly some strong feelings in this village when it comes to a side of fries. Our French fry poll includes all six nominations we received. Now, it’s time to whittle them down to the one that will be declared the Chowdown Showdown French Fry Champion. When you want a great order of fries, where do you go? Cast your vote below for Burger King, Dengeos, McDonalds, Prairie House, Wiener Take All or Winberie's. Do you want to elaborate on your choice? Leave a review on Patch for your favorite restaurant by clicking one of the links in this article. The poll will be open until 5 p.m. Thursday. Be sure to check back …
Monday, February 20, 2012
Submit your nominations before 5 p.m. Tuesday.
When you want an order of fries, where do you turn? This week's installment of Chowdown Showdown will help identify the home of Buffalo Grove's best French fries. Do you like them thick-cut or thin? Curly? Seasoned? Tell us where you go to get your favorite fries, and what makes them so great. Nominations will be accepted through 5 p.m. Tuesday, with the Chowdown Showdown poll in the following days. By the end of the week, we will know ... who makes the best fries in Buffalo Grove? Submit your nomination in the comment box below.