Monday, February 13, 2012
Upload a photo, leave a comment and tell us what (or who) has your heart this Valentine's Day.
Happy Valentine's Day! Take a moment or two and upload a photo of you and the object of your affection, no matter what it may be. I'll start things off with pictures of my children. I can't stop smiling at my 4-month-old daughter and 4-year-old son. She's a delightfully happy little girl whose smiles melt my heart, and he's showing me every day what a loving nature he has in how he wants to take care of her.
Students are following policies limiting in-school affection to hand-holding and hugs.
Everyone remembers the couples who were always together at break times, lunch and before and after school. The ones who were caught kissing in corners, and who walked the halls with their hands in each others' pockets. It seemed someone was always pushing the limits of acceptable public displays of affection. With Valentine's Day this week, Patch checked in to see what the prevailing trends are in some area high schools. The policies are fairly consistent across districts, with hand-holding and hugging allowed—but officials frowning upon much more than that. Greendale High School's policy is that students "shall not" engage in physical displays of affection inappropriate for a public setting. School personnel use their "professional …
Thursday, February 9, 2012
Sebastian's won with 46 percent of the vote in our date night poll; leave your review/rating here.
Monday, February 6, 2012
Which of these is the best spot for a date in Caledonia?
Patch asked, and you answered, in comments on Facebook, stories and restaurant reviews. From our original field of restaurants, we've narrowed it down to four. DeRango the Pizza King is a longtime favorite, featuring Italian specialties, steak and pizza. With more than 100 items on its menu, the restaurant has something for everyone. Oh Dennis! Saloon and Charcoal House is best-known for its barbecue, Oh Dennis! has a variety of entrees on its menu, including seafood, steak and fish fry, and also has regular specials. Sebastian's is one of the premier places for a special dinner, and is a new experience every time with its changing seasonal menu. Douglas Avenue Diner is a favorite for its breakfasts, but has many offerings for lunch and …
Friday, February 3, 2012
Valentine's Day is almost here. Have you made your plans?
If you're still looking for a place to treat your sweetie, Patch is here to help you out. We've pulled together a list of some of the best places for a Valentine's Day dinner in Caledonia. Now we need your help choosing a winner. Between now and 5 p.m. Monday, leave a review or a rating on the Places page for your favorite local place for a date. We'll pull together a list of finalists on Tuesday, and give everyone a day to vote on the best date night option in town. We'll feature the winning businesses in a final article next week. DeRango the Pizza King With more than 100 items on its menu, this longtime favorite Italian restaurant has something for everyone. Oh Dennis! Saloon and Charcoal House Best-known for its barbecue, Oh Dennis! …