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Readers Choice 2012
Thursday, August 16, 2012
Friday, May 11, 2012
The nearly 40-year-old Parkville business was the winner of our Mother's Day Readers' Choice poll.
Parkville-Overlea has spoken: Pappas Restaurant is the place to be this Mother's Day. The good news is that they'll be serving a special dinner menu all day that includes both single and double orders of their famous crabcakes. In addition, they'll have rockfish, stuffed orange roughy, stuffed shrimp, three kinds of steak (filet mignon, NY strip and porterhouse), chicken Chesapeake and fried oysters. And for the dessert-oriented mom, try a cheesecake or the special Mother's Day strawberry tort. The bad news? Pappas is completely booked for Sunday so if you didn't already have a reservation it's a bit too late; however, they're referring new tables to their Glen Burnie location on Ritchie Highway. "Winning Readers' Choice was certainly a …
Monday, March 26, 2012
Vote for Parkville-Overlea's best sandwich shop.
This week's Readers' Choice poll brings us to a topic near and dear to my heart: food. We know that Parkville-Overlea is home to a great many awesome sandwich shops, ideal for beating the noontime munchies — the question remains: which of them offers the very best bite? What makes a great sandwich for you? Is it fresh bread or maybe quality meats and cheeses? Make your opinion know by participating in this week's poll and don't delay since the poll will only be open until Friday at 9 a.m. If your favorite spot got left off our list, please let us know in the comments. And be sure to comment, as well, about which sandwich is the best in town. Want to help your favorite business win? Share this post on Facebook and Twitter. Because this poll…
Friday, March 23, 2012
You voted and the results are in — Overlea Station is the Readers' Choice for best place to get a kids haircut.
This week we put it to you do decide the best place to get a child's hair cut and, as usual, our readers rose to the challenge. Parkville-Overlea Patch is happy to announce that there was a tie this week between two great businesses; Great Clips and the Hair Cuttery in North Plaza are your Readers Choice picks for best place to get a kids hair cut. Both Great Clips and Hair Cuttery pulled 3 votes in, beating the next closest contender by two votes each. Neither was reviewed in Patch Places, but that doesn't mean it's too late; add your review today. Thank you for voting in this week's edition of Patch's Readers' Choice poll. Next week we'll be looking for the "Best Places to Get a SAndwich;" voting opens at 5 a.m. Monday.
Monday, March 19, 2012
Vote for your favorite local place to get a child's haircut.
Getting your child's hair cut can often be a big deal. From a child being afraid of having their locks chopped off to having them not being on their best behavior can make the experience interesting to say the least. But, under the right circumstances, which includes having friendly service, an understanding stylist and someone that is just great at cutting hair can make getting a kid's hair cut much more enjoyable. Here's your chance to vote for the best place to get a child's haircut in the Parkville-Overlea area: Voting in the poll below is open until 9 a.m. Friday. As always, if you have a selection not listed in our poll, let us know and we'll add it to the list. If your business is listed here, learn how to claim your listing for …
Friday, March 16, 2012
You voted and the results are in — Overlea Station is the Readers' Choice for best place celebrate the holiday.
After what was a heated contest, mostly between Overlea Station and Parkville's Emerald Tavern, the results are in. Through the two bars were neck-and-neck for the majority of the week, Overlea Station pulled ahead with one final burst and has been crowned the Parkville-Overlea Patch Reader's Choice 2012 Best Place to Celebrate St. Patrick's Day. Overlea Station rallied late and pulled in a total of 22 votes; second-place finisher Emerald Tavern had 15 votes and third place Racers' Cafe came up with just 5. Specials and live entertainment, along with a loyal following, helped propel Overlea Station to the top. They'll be offering Irish shots for $3.17, Irish beers for $2, "carbombs" for $3.25 and food (corned beef and cabbage, Guinness …
Monday, March 12, 2012
Vote for your favorite local place to celebrate the holiday.
St. Patrick's Day is right around the corner and since the holiday falls on a Saturday this year, many local restraurants and gethering places are expecting larger than normal crowds. Around the Parkville-Overlea area there's a place for every type of St. Paddy's Day reveler: from a corned beef & cabbage dinner to sipping green beer while rocking out, there's something for everyone. Here's your chance to pick the best place in town for the holiday. Here are some of the top choices (if your choice is not listed, please feel free to let us know and we'll add it): Voting in the poll below is open until 9 a.m. Friday. If your business is listed here, learn how to claim your listing for free on Parkville-Overlea Patch by reading this article. …
Friday, March 9, 2012
You voted and the results are in — The Parkville Family Center Y is the Readers Choice best gym in town.
Determining the best gym in Parkville-Overlea didn't seem to faze Patch readers—the decision was unanimous; every vote and comment went to the Parkville Family Center Y in North Plaza Shopping Center. The Y, which opened in June of 2010, has a little something for everyone: bikes, stairmasters, free weights, a swimming pool; classes like aerobics, pilates and yoga; everfit and tai-chi classes for seniors and more. Parkville-Overlea Patch user Karen Sands commented to say that she thought "The Parkville Y is the best, great staff, very helpful." Another user, Liam Nelson said "The Parkville Family Center Y ... is wonderful. The staff is tremendous, and the space is beautiful, the equipment and programming is far-reaching." Over in Towson, …