Take a look back at what you, our readers, chose as your favorite places in Howard County in 2012.
Sunday, March 10, 2013
Tuesday, September 18, 2012
Keep the grill out just a bit longer; you may need it for National Cheeseburger Day.
Americans love cheeseburgers, evidenced by the number of burger joints in communities big and small. Sept. 18 is National Cheeseburger Day and what better excuse to bite into a juicy burger topped with American, cheddar or Swiss. To celebrate National Cheeseburger Day, here are five fun facts to bite into: 1. The largest cheeseburger ever made in the world weighed in at a whopping 777 pounds. Created June 2, 2011 at the Alameda County Fair in California by Juicy's, the giant burger also featured 50 pounds of cheese. The bun alone weighed in at 272 pounds. Fairgoers were able to purchase 99-cent portions of the estimated 1.375 million calorie burger to eat. Complete coverage of the event (including pictures) can be found here. 2. As we …
Sunday, July 1, 2012
Vote for your favorite bar in our Readers' Choice poll.
Sure, you’re an adult. But you don’t always want to be reminded of that, now, do you? Whether you’re looking for romance, or just to let loose without running into your parents, Patch wants to know: What’s the best bar in Howard County for the 30-and-younger crowd? From July 23 to Aug. 17, we’re asking readers to vote in our poll for their favorite bar in Howard County. Winners will receive the honor of being named the Readers’ Choice winner in their community. Do you think one of the bars we've picked is the best? Vote in our poll.
Where do you get your favorite burgers in Howard County?
Beef–it's what's for dinner. Burgers are an art form in Howard County. From fast and fried to grilled and gourmet, where do you go when you're looking for the great American classic? From July 23 to Aug. 17, we’re asking readers to vote in our poll for their favorite burger place in Howard County. Winners will receive the honor of being named the Readers’ Choice winner in their community. Want to help out and tell your friends about the best burgers in Howard County? Vote in our poll.
Wednesday, May 2, 2012
In honor of Mother's Day, we're asking our readers where your favorite brunch spot in the area.
Mother’s Day is fast approaching, so if you plan on taking your wonderful mother out for brunch on Sunday, May 13, it’s important to plan ahead. As part of Columbia Patch’s ongoing readers’ choice series, this week we’re asking you, our readers, where your favorite place in the city is to get brunch. The winner will be determined based on your votes and reviews in our business directory. You can vote once per day until 9 a.m. on Wednesday, May 9. We’ve selected the following local businesses to choose from, but if we’ve forgotten your favorite, don’t hesitate to let us know in the comments. So vote for your favorite brunch spot in the city and don’t forget to tell us why in the comments!
Monday, April 23, 2012
Where do you go for flowers in Columbia?
If you're looking to brighten your kitchen or surprise that special someone, then you need a florist. As part of our ongoing readers' choice series, this week we're asking residents what is your favorite flower shop? We've assembled a list of the top shops in the city, but we may have forgotten your favorite. If that's the case, let us know in the comments section and we'll add it to the list. Bev and Lee Wilhide’s Flowers Raimondi’s Florist Safeway Harris Teeter The winner will be chosen through a combination of votes, comments and reviews on the Patch Places page. The winner will be announced on Friday, April 27. The full Readers' Choice rules are in the attached PDF file. Which florist is your favorite?
Friday, April 13, 2012
Readers have selected their favorite sporting spot in Laurel.
The people have spoken. Readers selected one sporting goods store above the rest in our Readers' Choice poll. Sports Authority came out ontop. With two locations in the Laurel area, it outpaced its rivals. Check out the resutls below. Previous story As part of our ongoing readers' choice polls, this week we're asking our readers to vote for their favorite place for sporting good shopping. We've selected a number of local businesses to choose from. We'll pick the winner, like we have in the past, from a combination of votes, comments on Facebook and Patch Places reviews. If we've forgotten your favorite business, let us know and we'll add it to the list. Carter Sports For Sports The Sports Authority Insight Paintball Laurel Bicycle Center …
Monday, April 9, 2012
Warm weather means more opportunities for outdoor sports, where do you go to get equipment?
Whether you're going running or trying to lower your handicap, springtime is a great time to purchase new sporting goods. So if you're participating in an organized sport or just going out for a walk on one of Savage's paths, where do you go to get the gear you need? As part of our weekly readers' choice series, this week we are asking readers, where do you like to go for sporting goods? Princeton Sports Dick's Sporting Goods If we haven't included your favorite place, tell us in the comments and we'll add it to the list. You can vote once per day until 9 a.m. Friday. Ties will be broken by whichever business has the most positive comments. See the attached PDF for complete rules. We will announce the winner at noon Friday.
Friday, April 6, 2012
Where rolling out readers' favorite place for their last-minute taxes.
The people have spoken. Daniel Wright Tax Services was selected by readers as their favorite last-minute tax spot. Check out our results below and be sure to tell us what you think of the winner Previous Story As part of our ongoing readers' choice polls, this week we're asking our readers to vote for their favorite place to get their last-minute taxes done. We've selected a number of local businesses to choose from. We'll pick the winner, like we have in the past, from a combination of votes, comments on Facebook and Patch Places reviews. Tell us why you wait to get your taxes done in the comments. If we've forgotten your favorite business, let us know and we'll add it to the list. Value Tax Jackson Hewitt Tax Service (Multiple Locations …
The clock is ticking down to April 17.
Readers unanimously voted Liberty Tax Service as their preferred tax filing business around Savage. Liberty Tax is on the corner of Gorman Road and Route 1, in North Laurel, and drivers can usually see a lady liberty waving to passersby this time of of the year. --- Even though this year's deadline offers a couple of extra days past April 15, sometimes things happen and taxes get pushed to the last minute. Where around Savage should you go if that's the case? Tell us in the poll and in the comments. Here are some options we found but if we left anyone off the list, please let us know in the comments. Do you own a business? Claim it. You can vote once per day until 9 a.m. Friday. Ties will be broken by whichever business has the most …