Friday, December 21, 2012
A look back at the year that was in Plainfield.
For better or worse, the one thing about being an online newspaper is knowing exactly which stories hit a nerve with our readers and those that barely made a ripple. It will probably come as no surprise that many of the best-read stories on Plainfield Patch were those that had to do with crime, but there were also a few surprises. Don't worry — if you're disheartened by the fact that so many sad stories made the cut, check back for our roundup of our favorite feel-good stories of the year. We'll also have a roundups of editor's picks, top business stories, best blog posts and more, so stay tuned!
Monday, June 4, 2012
Patch fans voted for their favorite local spot in last week's Readers' Choice contest.
It's barbecue season, which means plenty of burgers and hot dogs on the grill. But what about when you don't want to do the cooking? We asked readers to help us choose the best place in Plainfield to get a hot dog, and opinions were varied. In the end, Doggie Diner came out on top. The restaurant, which opened in 2009, is known for its hot dogs, gigantic bags of fries and hot dog-themed artwork. Readers voted by leaving reviews for their favorite restaurant; voting ended at noon Friday, June 1. Here's what Doggie Diner fans had to say:
Monday, May 28, 2012
Two Plainfield restaurants were neck and neck as of Friday.
Last week, we asked readers for their picks when it comes to Plainfield's best place to get a hot dog — and you were full of praise for your favorites. But as the deadline to vote for your favorite passed on Friday, two Plainfield eateries remained tied, so we're extending voting for another week. Don't forget to cast your vote by leaving a review for your favorite place to grab a 'dog, and share this article with your friends and family so they can vote too. Once again, here are the nominees: Binnie's Dog House Doggie Diner Smiley's Gyros & Beef Nabby's Restaurant & Catering How to vote To pick your favorite, simply take a moment to click on each business and post a review in our Places Directory. The “Readers' Choice” winner will be …
Thursday, May 24, 2012
Leave a review at your favorite place to get a hot dog in Plainfield.
Monday, May 21, 2012
Whether you like it Chicago style or (gasp!) with ketchup, where do you go when the craving hits?
Memorial Day weekend is coming up — the time to fire up the grill and get those burgers and dogs cooking. But what about those times when you're not in the mood to cook? Where do you head to satisfy your need for a good, old-fashioned hot dog? This week, we're asking readers to give us their pick for the best place in Plainfield to get a hot dog. The nominees are: Binnie's Dog House Doggie Diner Smiley's Gyros & Beef Nabby's Restaurant & Catering How to vote To pick your favorite, simply take a moment to click on each business and post a review in our Places Directory. The “Readers' Choice” winner will be based on the reviews received on each directory listing. Reviews posted between Monday morning and noon Friday will be taken into …