Sunday, March 13, 2011
A few places to celebrate the top of the morning with a wee bit of corned beef, cabbage and green beer.
1. House of Guinness An Irish breakfast starts at 6:30 a.m. and the lunch menu includes corned beef sandwiches. The bar is also featuring an outdoor beer garden. 2. Rochester Deli An Irish breakfast will be served from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. The lunch and dinner menu includes corned beef, cabbage and Irish stew. Green beer and iced shamrock cookies. 3. Bosco’s Social Club Green beer and drink specials will be served at this downtown bar. 4. Sprizzo Gallery Caffe The food menu includes Irish classics – stew and corned beef. The restaurant will also have music during St. Patrick’s Day. 5. Steaming Cup New St. Patty’s Day specials include corned beef, potatoes, cabbage and kale, according to its website. There will also be cup after cup of fresh …
Sunday, March 6, 2011
Keep the tradition of Read Across America going with these top picks.
Last week people throughout the United States participated in Read Across America. To keep the tradition going past last week, we found a few books that appeal to children of various ages. 1. American Girl Series The historical series reaches girls who are in the later elementary school years. Tales girls living during the Great Depression, World War II, the Revolutionary War, the Civil War and more will stay with your daughters far past the first time they read the stories about the different characters. They will read tales of bravery, shenanigans and learning with the characters in the books while learning about themselves. 2. If You Give a Mouse a Cookie From the Waukesha Public Library website: “If a hungry little traveler shows up…
Sunday, February 27, 2011
Waukesha Patch takes a look at five specialty stores this week.
Waukesha is full of tiny little surprises. Waukesha Patch took a look at five different boutiques in the city where people can find unique items that are special to the area. 1. Little Swiss Clock Shop A long-time downtown staple, the Little Swiss Clock Shop is characterized by the giant stuffed Winnie the Pooh that greets customers as they step in the store. The store has a selection from watches and small clocks to grandfather clocks. The store also provides repairs for your family heirlooms. 2. Serendipity Scrapbooks This store, which is newer to the downtown area, offers supplies that you need to turn your photos into scrapbooks with your added sense of personality and style. The store has areas to work on your projects and includes …
Sunday, February 20, 2011
This week we look at area organizations that strive to help the community.
Five Nonprofit Groups That Are Making A Difference in Our Community 1. NEW BEGINNINGS CHRISTIAN CHURCH The church itself does not have a permanent building, as it holds services in a city parks and recreation building. Still, the church goes beyond its borders and is active in community help organizations. The church finds needs – although it has its own needs – and seeks to better the community. 2. HEBRON HOUSE OF HOSPITALITY Hebron House of Hospitality takes in people who have no home and gives them a warm bed and fights to help turn their lives around. Beyond providing a warm place to sleep at night despite controversy and concerned neighbors, the organization works to find permanent housing solutions for people to get them back on …
Thursday, February 10, 2011
Waukesha Patch looks at five romantic restaurants to take your Valentine this week. We asked some of our readers and included their responses and added a few of our own.
• Generations at 5 Points. The lounge is in the heart of downtown Waukesha and offers a setting to grab a bottle of wine and dine with your significant other. This idea came from a reader on the Waukesha Patch Facebook account. www.facebook.com/WaukeshaPatch • Le Caffe Bistro. For those looking for something a little more low key, the coffee shop has small desserts and lattes. You can snuggle up on the couches by the fireplace or pretend you are in France when eating by its mural. •J Lotti’s Pub & Grill, 225 South Street. J. Lotti's has a special Valentine's Day dinner planned, including chocolate-covered strawberries and champagne. • D Mo’s Pasta and Chop House. D Mo’s website boasts that its culinary team was trained in places from …
Thursday, February 3, 2011
Looking for a hot spot to watch Sunday's game? Patch gives you five options.
Starting today, Waukesha 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. This week it's all about the Super Bowl and where you should be watching the big game.