Thursday, February 3, 2011
Patch picks the top spots to catch the big game on Feb. 6.
Starting Feb. 3, Patch will run a new weekly feature called Patch Picks, highlighting editor and reader picks of great local businesses, destinations, services, organizations, ways to spend a day off, and more. You’ll find useful lists to help you, your family, friends, and significant others find the best places for everything from Sunday brunch to New Year’s Eve celebrations, pumpkin patches, date night destinations, florists, girlfriend nights out, kids party places, parks and more. Look for Patch Picks every Thursday at 3 p.m.
Thursday, January 27, 2011
John Stone, who was recently hired at Chevrolet of Homewood after being fired for wearing a Packers necktie, appreciates the support and contemplates legal action against his old employer.
John Stone was recently fired from Webb Chevrolet in Oak Lawn for wearing a Green Bay Packers necktie. The next day, Chevrolet of Homewood offered him a job while he was doing an on-air television interview. After four days and a frenzy of media activity, the South Sider from the Roseland community has resumed his life as a car salesman. Today was his first day back on the sales floor. John says he is planning to take legal action against Webb Chevrolet. He is not eager to go through the process, saying that it will, “open old wounds,” however he is commited to following through with it. But for right now, John is happy to get back to selling cars. He wants to open his own dealership someday. What does it feel like to be part of a national…
Sunday, January 23, 2011
The results to our "Help Paul Pick a Team" contest might be in, but keep the Bears vs. Packers debate going in the comments section of the original contest.
Saturday, January 22, 2011
Tinley Park Editor Paul Dailing picks his favorite stories each day through the week.
Hi, folks. It's been a heck of a week here in Tinley Park and at Patch. Before we get to my top stories of the week, a bit of a shout-out to our "Pick the Score" contest. If you correctly guess what will happen during the Bears game tomorrow, you could win a $150 gift certificate from Target. So get cracking, dood. Onto my picks for stories of the week. This was originally posted as places to watch the Bears vs. Seahawks, but a lively discussion got going in the comments about bars I missed when looking at local spots. Cuzin's and the Sweet Spot were some of the suggestions I missed of places we can watch the Bears take on the Packers. What are your top spots? Part of our new Local Business Monday column, writer Beshanda Spencer took a …
Wednesday, January 19, 2011