Thursday, December 27, 2012
Check out these great events near Westlake.
If you’re still looking for a great way to celebrate New Year’s Eve, you’re in luck. There are plenty of businesses in Northeast Ohio hosting special events for the holiday. Here are a few: Do you know of other local businesses hosting special events for New Year’s Eve? Add the details in the comments. Editor’s note: These events all had openings as of Dec. 21, but you’ll have to call the business to see if that’s still the case.
Tuesday, December 25, 2012
Not doing Christmas dinner? You have options in Westlake and nearby.
We asked you for your favorite Christmas songs. Here they are in a Spotify playlist.
Monday, December 24, 2012
Stores and offices are closing early today! Here's what you need to know.
Share photos and memories of your favorite items on the tree.
Sunday, December 23, 2012
If you're going out for last-minute shopping, use our commute feature to find the traffic trouble spots.
Vote in our poll and share your thoughts in the comments.
In the midst of all the holiday hoopla, do you stop every time you find Miracle on 34th Street on television? Between the made-for-TV offerings, the newbies and the annual chestnuts, there are lots of opportunities to get some holiday spirit from the comfort of your couch. Vote in our poll and share your favorites in the comments! Do you need some modern humor, like Elf, or are you hooked on classics like It's a Wonderful Life and White Christmas when it comes to Christmas movies? Which variation of A Christmas Carol has you wishing for roast goose and plum pudding, Alastair Sim's version or Scrooged? Are there TV movies that you remember, even though few do, like The Homecoming (which led to The Waltons series) or The House Without a …
Saturday, December 22, 2012
Lots of sweet treats this time of year. What is the cookie you can't resist?
Friday, December 21, 2012
Happy Holidays from Patch!
We've rounded up the best of the best holiday songs, according to you, and created a Spotify playlist that can be played at your holiday parties this year. Thank you to everyone who told us their favorite and if we forgot any, let us know in the comments. Happy Holidays from all of us at Patch!
The kids are out of school until Jan. 7. What are your plans?
No more pencils, books or teacher's dirty looks until 2013! Westlake children in Westlake City Schools and St. Bernadette School start their holiday break Friday. And its a nice, long break. Classes don't start again until Jan. 7, 2013. That also means that, after the Christmas rush is over, parents have almost two weeks to fill with activities and such for the children. Some solve the problem by traveling or doing day trips like skiing. If you're sticking closer to home, we have a few ideas. If your business, church or organization is hosting a family event over the holiday break, post it in our free events calendar. What are your ideas for family fun time in or near Westlake over the holiday break? Share them with your neighbors in the …