Friday, May 4, 2012
Next week, we seek Parsippany's favorite staycation destination.
The readers have spoken. Patch asked you to decide which area eatery was the best spot for Mother's Day brunch. And your choice, which racked up 42 percent of the vote, was the Lake Hiawatha bar and restaurant Mount Holleran Towne Tavern. Coming in second was Eccola Italian Bistro Restaurant on Route 46, which earned 37 percent of the vote. And the second runner-up, snagging 5 percent of the vote, was Angelo's Italian Bar and Grill on North Beverwyck Road. Congratulations to the Towne Tavern and to the runners-up! And we thank all the competitors. Support them all, because your tastebuds will thank you, and so will the moms in your life. On Monday, we begin next week's search for the Readers' Choice for Favorite Staycation Destination.
Monday, April 30, 2012
Patch wants to know the Readers' Choice.
It's your last chance to help Patch crown the latest Readers' Choice champ. We need you; don't let us down! Mother's Day is May 13, so now is the time to consider what to do to celebrate her special occasion. To help, we offer this week's Readers' Choice poll: What is your favorite Parsippany spot for Mothers' Day brunch? For the sake of argument, we define eligible establishments as those that offer on-site dining (no take out), are open on Sunday, are a cut above casual, offer a brunch or lunch and give off a special-occasion vibe. If that sounds vague, good: You get to make the final determination. And if there is a contestant you consider worthy that is not on the list, let us know. Here's how you can help determine our readers' …
Friday, April 27, 2012
Next week, we get ready to celebrate mom and seek your favorite spot for Mother's Day brunch.
Patch asked the question: Which Parsippany florist is our readers' favorite. And more than 2,000 of you stepped up to answer the call. Going through the Readers' Choice poll results, comments and Patch directory reviews, we determined your favorite from a terrific group of retail flower businesses: Pink Dahlia won with a whopping 56 percent of the vote. Your second-favorite is Flowers by Rene, which finished strong. And coming in third was Lake Hiawatha's Landmark Floral Shoppe II, which is known for flowers and philanthropy. Congratulations to Pink Dahlia and to the runners-up! And we thank all the competitors. Support them all, because they all are marvelous and bring beauty to Parsippany. On Monday, we begin next week's search for the …
Wednesday, April 25, 2012
Help Patch crown the Readers' Choice.
Time for a new Readers' Choice challenge: This week, Patch wants to know where you most love to find flowers, plants and floral arrangements. Parsippany is blessed to have some fine florists within its boundaries. In this Internet age, it's easy for some to go through some national company that has no real interest in this township—and for the purpose of the Readers' Choice poll, we have no interest in them. We care about homegrown businesses, florists with a true personal touch because, for them, the people of Parsippany are of personal interest to them. With that in mind, we ask the fateful question: What is your favorite area florist? Here's how you can help determine our readers' favorite: This week's contestants: Voting in the poll …
Friday, April 20, 2012
Littleton Road eatery and banquet hall takes Readers' Choice crown in a squeaker.
There is so much great Indian food in Parsippany, so it's no wonder that voting was so tight in this week's Readers' Choice polling. But we have a winner! Drum roll, please: Parsippany's favorite Indian restaurant is Chand Palace Banquet & Catering. I made the ultimate decision utilizing the Readers' Choice poll, its comments and comments and reviews that appear on the eateries' individual listings in Patch Places. And, as we said, this was close: That speaks to the quality of Indian cuisine in the township. We who dine here are quite fortunate. Major shoutouts to our runners-up: Spice Grill and Cinnamon. Congratulations to all the contestants and thanks to the winner. In the meantime, get out there and support your local restaurants! …
Monday, April 16, 2012
It's time to crown this week's Readers' Choice.
A new week means a new Readers' Choice challenge—and this week, Patch has Indian food on the brain. The township is blessed with a number of fine places to scratch the itch for curried dishes, fluffy and warm naan and the delicious output of the tandoor oven. And so, we Parsippany Patch wants to know: What is your favorite area Indian restaurant? Here's how you can help determine our readers' favorite: This week's contestants: Voting in the poll below is open until Friday, April 20, at 9 a.m. We will announce the winner Friday afternoon. So, vote for your favorite Indian restaurant! And, again, tell your friends to participate. The winner will be selected on a point system based on poll votes and directory ratings. If there is a tie, a …
Friday, April 13, 2012
Next week, we'll seek out Parsippany's favorite Indian restaurant.
Patch wanted to know: What is Parsippany's favorite place to buy sporting goods? By an overwhelming margin, your votes showed that the Reader's Choice is the local branch of Modell's Sporting Goods, which scored 88 percent of the vote. Coming in second was Cycle Craft, which earned 7 percent of the vote. And we had a tie for third place: Leslie's Swimming Pool Supplies and Pelican Sport Center each garned 2 percent of the vote. Congratulations to Modell's and to the runners-up! Thanks to all the competitors and especially to all of you who voted. On Monday, we begin next week's search for the Readers' Choice for Favorite Indian Restaurant. Be ready to vote and share your thoughts. After all, we're looking for your choice. Related Topics: …
Monday, April 9, 2012
Patch wants to know the Readers' Choice.
If you have a kid or participate in some form of athletics or exercise, you know that there are times when expertise beyond your own is required. Whether the sport is football, cycling, baseball or watersports, when you need equipment or gear, you need the knowhow that can come only from a quality sporting goods store. Parsippany is lucky to have a good selection of businesses in this arena. This week, Parsippany Patch wants to know: What is your favorite area sporting-goods business? Here's how you can help crown the township's favorite: This week's contestants: Voting in the poll below is open until Friday, April 13, at 9 a.m. We will announce the winner Friday afternoon. So, vote for your favorite sporting goods business! And tell your…
Friday, April 6, 2012
Next week, Patch seeks Parsippany's favorite sporting goods business.
Patch wondered: Which Parsippany tax preparer is our readers' favorite? We've heard your answer. This was not even close. Going through the Readers' Choice poll results and looking for reviews in the Patch directory, we determined your favorite: With 74 percent of the vote, accountant Susan Kroeger came in first place to win the title. Your second-favorite is Kanouse & Pickett, which earned eight percent of the vote. And coming in third, we have a tie between Liberty Tax Service and accountant Charles W. Swersky. Congratulations to Susan Kroeger and to the runners-up! And we thank all the competitors. Support them all, because you will be the winner. Parsippany is blessed to have so many enterprises offering tax preparation services. On …
Monday, April 2, 2012
Patch wants to know who you trust to help with your tax return.
April 15 is coming sooner than you think. It's tax season again, and those among us who are prepared already have consulted with a tax preparer for their annual rendering unto Caesar. And more of us than you may think are scrambling to find professional tax help before the deadline arrives. So this is the perfect time for Patch to ask: What's your favorite tax service? We want you to add your more than 2 cents. Check out the 31 contestants. Here's how: Voting in the survey is open until Friday, April 6, at 9 a.m. We will announce the winner Friday afternoon. So, help Patch find the Readers' Choice. Vote for your favorite tax service! And tell your friends. The winner will be selected on a point system based on poll votes and directory …