Monday, February 13, 2012
Upload a photo, leave a comment and tell us what (or who) has your heart this Valentine's Day.
Happy Valentine's Day! Take a moment or two and upload a photo of you and the object of your affection, no matter what it may be. I'll start things off with pictures of my children. I can't stop smiling at my 4-month-old daughter and 4-year-old son. She's a delightfully happy little girl whose smiles melt my heart, and he's showing me every day what a loving nature he has in how he wants to take care of her.
Students are following policies limiting in-school affection to hand-holding and hugs.
Everyone remembers the couples who were always together at break times, lunch and before and after school. The ones who were caught kissing in corners, and who walked the halls with their hands in each others' pockets. It seemed someone was always pushing the limits of acceptable public displays of affection. With Valentine's Day this week, Patch checked in to see what the prevailing trends are in some area high schools. The policies are fairly consistent across districts, with hand-holding and hugging allowed—but officials frowning upon much more than that. Greendale High School's policy is that students "shall not" engage in physical displays of affection inappropriate for a public setting. School personnel use their "professional …
Olive Garden and Wells Bros. were tied in our best date night poll.
Italian specialties win out in our attempt to find the best date night spots in Mount Pleasant and Sturtevant. Olive Garden and Wells Bros. were the top two vote-getters in our poll. Take a few minutes and leave a review on your favorite, to help others looking for a local spot for a night out.
Thursday, February 9, 2012
Which of these four places would be your top pick for a hometown date night?
With Valentine's Day just around the corner, we were curious: Where would you go for a date, if you wanted to stay in town. And by in town, we mean Mount Pleasant or Sturtevant. On Facebook and in comments on our stories, you gave us a few options. Now, it's time to vote!
Tuesday, February 7, 2012
What are your favorite spots in Mount Pleasant or Sturtevant for a special meal?
We asked for your feedback on what we thought were some of the more popular date night spots in Mount Pleasant, and you answered — with resounding silence. Here's the places we put out in that first call: One reader emailed us, pointing out that we missed some of Mount Pleasant's best-known gems: Wells Bros and Totero's. We're working to get those two added into our Places listings so that doesn't happen again. Now we're wondering: What else were we missing? And we're hoping you'll help us fill in te gaps. Leave a comment below about your favorite place for a dinner date, and we'll include it in a new Food Fight article. If you want to give your favorite place a leg up in the competition, take a minute to look for it in our Places …
Friday, February 3, 2012
Valentine's Day is almost here. Have you made your plans yet?
If you're still looking for a place to go to celebrate with your sweetie, Patch has got your back. We've pulled together a list of some of the best places for a Valentine's Day dinner in Mount Pleasant or Sturtevant. Now we need your help choosing a winner. Between now and 5 p.m. Monday, leave a review or a rating on the Places page for your favorites of these local date-night spots. We'll pull together a list of finalists on Tuesday, and give everyone a day to vote on the best date night option in town. We'll feature the winning businesses in a final article next week. Mike & Angelo's This authentic Italian restaurant is known for its thin-crust pizza, homemade ravioli and chicken parmesan. The Summit The Summit is an elegant restaurant…