Sunday, May 27, 2012
Give us your tips on kid-friendly venues for birthday celebrations!
You could do it the old-fashioned way: bake a cake, decorate the house, buy ice cream, make a punch, set a festive table and put up a pinata. But if you have your child's birthday party away from your home, you often can combine good food and a fun activity for a memorable occasion -- not to mention a little less stress for Mom or Dad. So this week's Readers' Choice wants to know: Where's your favorite place to host a kid's birthday party? A local pizza joint? A kid-friendly gym? What about a tour of the local candy factory or ice cream parlor? Beginning today -- Sunday, May 27 -- and through 5 p.m. Wednesday, May 30, we'll be asking for your recommendations for places to have a child's birthday party. Give us your recommendation in the …
Saturday, May 26, 2012
Here's what you had to say!
Westlake rocks! Westlake rocks! OK, it doesn't sound as catchy as "Cleveland rocks," but there are places in Westlake where you can rock out to live music. Rock, country, jazz, standards, you can find it all. So we asked you where you like to go in Westlake to listen to live music. And the winner is ... SB Eighty One! Coming in second was RockWest, followed by Viva Fernando. Come back Sunday to find out the next Readers' Choice subject!
Friday, May 25, 2012
Thursday, May 24, 2012
The voting is open!
You don't have to drive into downtown Cleveland to hear great live music. There are places right here in Westlake. And we want to know which one is your favorite. We got three nominations: SB Eightyone, RockWest and Viva Fernando. To make your voice heard, you've got three options. You can post in the comments, vote in the review and and post reviews in our directory of local businesses. Check out the attached PDF form for complete rules. Voting results posted in real time shall not be deemed official until Patch has reviewed and confirmed all of the votes.
Wednesday, May 23, 2012
Nominations close at 5 p.m. Wednesday
Tuesday, May 22, 2012
Monday, May 21, 2012
Where in Westlake do you go?
Got 44 percent of the vote
Sunday, May 20, 2012
Be it a rock 'n' roll band, solo violinist or jazz trio, live music energizes your outing.
There is no music like live music ... a live performance can be the background to a pleasant dinner or the focal point of an evening out. This week we want to know: where in town is the best place to hear live music? Is there a restaurant with strolling mariachi band? Or perhaps a harpist that plays at tea. Or maybe a rollicking rock venue that's a great place to socialize. Beginning today -- Sunday, May 20 -- and through 5 p.m. Wednesday, May 23, we'll be asking for your recommendations for places to hear live music. Give us your recommendation in the comments section below. With your help, we'll put together a list of nominees. Then look for our poll on Thursday, May 24 and vote! We'll select a winner at 5 p.m. Friday, May 25 and …
Saturday, May 19, 2012
The readers have spoken!
Westlakers like dining al fresco, and they made their voices heard in this week's Readers' Choice poll for the top outdoor dining spot in town. Stonehouse Grill earned 44 percent of the votes in the poll, and got a review on its directory page, to come away with the win. Houlihan's came in second with 27 percent of the vote. Daddona's and Panini's tied for third, followed by 87 West. Come back here Sunday for the next Readers' Choice topic!