Tuesday, January 29, 2013
Patch is partnering with Broadway in Chicago to give away tickets to see "I Love Lucy" Feb. 13. One winner will be chosen from each of the 67 Patch cities/neighborhoods in the Chicago area.
Patch is partnering with Broadway in Chicago to give away tickets to see "I Love Lucy" Feb. 13. The show is playing through March 17 at the Broadway Playhouse. One winner will be chosen from each of the 67 Patch cities/neighborhoods in the Chicago area. Enter to win by registering for the free Patch e-newsletter using the form at the top of this page. If you are already signed up for our newsletter, first, thank you! Second, you can still enter to win. All participants must provide a valid email address. The mailing address must be complete and will only be visible to Patch employees and used solely for the purpose of distributing prizes. Tickets for the show are on sale now and begin at $35. Open to legal residents of the 50 United …
Wednesday, November 21, 2012
Did you decorate your house for the holidays this year? Enter our "Deck the House" contest and you could win $100,000 for your local school district and $500 to pay your electric bills!
We’re launching our annual Deck the House Contest to find the most over-the-top holiday decorations in America—the best “decked” house in the country—the one home so spectacularly decorated that everyone in town jokes your holiday decorations could rival Rockefeller Center’s. If this sounds like your house, upload a photo or video of your home to our contest page from Nov. 26 to Dec. 16. CLICK HERE FOR THE CONTEST PAGE Only residents of Patch towns are eligible to enter. We’ll select 24 regional finalists, and from them, pick one grand prize winner. Patch will pay up to $500 of the utility bill for each finalist, while our national winner will have $100,000 donated to his or her local school district. Our contest is right around the corner…
Thursday, October 4, 2012
This kitten doesn't want its owner to leave without it. What's it thinking?
Patch readers, you're up! We need your wit, creativity and animal psychic abilities to craft the perfect caption for the next edition of our pet photo caption challenge! What's this kitten thinking, as it peeks out of a duffel bag? Suggest your caption in the Comments section below. Comments will close at 9 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 10. The winner will be announced Thursday, Oct. 11. The author of the winning caption and pet owner will receive a Patch-branded version of the photo, with the caption inserted. Congratulations to last week's winner, Amber, with the winning caption to Sweet Dreams of Kibble. Breakfast in bed? I thought you said bed in breakfast! Have a photo you'd like captioned in future editions? Add it to our collection and …
Tuesday, June 5, 2012
The Shorewood beautiful baby contest is coming up.
The Kiwanis Club of Shorewood is once again hosting the annual Crossroads Festival Beautiful Baby Contest, held in conjunction with the annual Shorewood Crossroads Festival Aug. 3 to 5, presented by the Shorewood Area Chamber of Commerce. Co-organizer Becki Hackett said the contest is open to children who will be younger than 4 on Aug. 1. There is a $10 entry fee per child, but it drops to $5 for each additional child. Checks should be made payable to Kiwanis Club of Shorewood. Entry forms are available at Shorewood Village Hall, Conrad Co. Vacuum & Janitorial Supply, Shorewood-Troy Public Library or online at www.crossroadsfest.com. All entries must be dropped of before 1 pm. Saturday, June 30 at Conrad Co. Vacuum & Janitorial Supply, …
Thursday, May 3, 2012
The Shorewood Patch Gift Card Contest box has moved on to Casa Maya.
Casa Maya is a great place to eat. And who doesn't want a $25 gift card? That's a silly question. Everybody wants a $25 gift card, especially when it's to a terrific restaurant like Casa Maya. So hurry up and get over there. But on your way in to have a delicious meal make sure to drop your business card in the Shorewood Patch Gift Card Contest box. At the end of the month, one lucky winner will be selected for a $25 gift card. Last month's winner was picked from customers at Star Nails (the Readers' Choice winner for best nail place in Shorewood). Chris Riley was the April winner, and Jocy DeLucio stepped up to double the prize to $50. So make a trip to Casa Maya. It's worth a visit even without the prospect of a fabulous prize. But a …
Wednesday, May 2, 2012
We have our first ever Shorewood Patch Gift Card Contest Winner.
Congratulations, Chris Riley, you are our first ever Shorewood Patch Gift Card Contest winner. Chris, the manager of Patterson Travel Company in Joliet, dropped her business card off in the contest box at Star Nails (the Readers' Choice winner for best nail place in Shorewood). Jocy DeLucio of Star Nails pulled the winning business card from the box and — in the true spirit of a Readers' Choice award winner — doubled Chris Riley's prize. That's right. DeLucio saw the $25 gift card bought by Shorewood Patch and raised it to $50. So thank you Jocy, and way to go Chris. And if you want to win a gift card too, check Shorewood Patch tomorrow morning and find out which business is holding the contest box now.
Thursday, April 5, 2012
Head over to Star Nails for a chance to win big with Patch.
Hurry down to Star Nails for your chance to win a $25 gift card, courtesy of Shorewood Patch. That's right, pay a visit to Shorewood's own Star Nails and drop off your business card to enter a drawing for a $25 gift card to Star Nails, which happens to be the most popular nail place in all of Shorewood, according to Shorewood Patch readers. You have until the end of the month to enter. And while you're at Star Nails, you might as well get your nails done. The contest ends on April 30. Here is a link to the contest's official rules.
Monday, March 26, 2012
The clock is ticking on the contest to win a $25 gift card to Spencer's Jewelry, courtesy of Shorewood Patch.
There's less than a week left to enter the Strike It Rich At Spencer's Jewelry Shorewood Patch Gift Card Give-away. So hurry down to the West Jefferson Street jewelry store and get in the game. Shorewood Patch is giving away a $25 gift card to Spencer's to some lucky customer. And all you have to do to get it is stop by the jewelry store and drop your business card in the official Shorewood Patch box. It's that easy! But you only have until the end of the month to enter. And if you don't get there in time, it's nobody's fault but yours. So visit Spencer's. It's you last chance!
Wednesday, March 7, 2012
Go to Spencer's Jewelry and you can be in the running for a fabulous prize — courtesy of the Shorewood Patch.
Hurry down to Spencer's Jewelry for your chance to win a $25 gift card to the store, courtesy of the Shorewood Patch. That's right, pay a visit to the Shorewood jewelry store and drop off your business card to enter a drawing for a $25 gift card to Spencer's. You have until the end of the month to enter. And while you're there, check out Spencer's impressive line of fine jewelry. The contest ends on March 31. Here is a link to the contest's official rules.
Tuesday, February 28, 2012
Katherine says Wanderlust falls flat.
Katherine Hunnicutt of Woodridge was chosen to write a review with Dave Wilson last week. Despite the considerable charms of Paul Rudd and enough interesting questions for three movies, Wanderlust never worked up more than a passing desire in this reviewer. In fact, the overabundance of shallowly developed ideas is probably what contributed heavily to its tendency to fall flat. The beginning was catchy enough, with Paul Rudd and Jennifer Aniston playing a couple of professionals in Manhattan whose dream of owning property in the Big Apple is finally fulfilled, and then quickly dashed on the rocks of unemployment. Homeless and jobless, the pair decamps to stay with Rudd's obnoxious brother in Atlanta. The long car ride is filled with …