Tuesday, January 8, 2013
Would you pay $1 for the reusable plastic cup now available at St. Louis area Starbucks coffee shops?
In an effort to lesson the load of trash from disposable cups, Starbucks is now offering a new reusable tumbler. (Get instant news updates. Like Hazelwood Patch on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.) The Seattle-based coffee company is now selling the plastic cups for $1 at St. Louis coffee shops, including the two in Hazelwood on North Lindbergh and at St. Louis Outlet Mall. In fact, Monday evening, both West County locations reported they were already sold out of the tumblers, but expect more later this week. The cups bear the Starbucks logo and resembling the paper cups. Starbucks is also offering a ten cents discount for each refill. According to USA Today, the $1 tumbler is reportedly the latest effort to address criticism and …
Friday, May 25, 2012
The doughnut shop with locations in Hazelwood and Maryland Heights, won majority vote in the reader competition.
The votes have been cast and we have a winner in our coffee shop challenge. When it comes to a fresh blends and lots of options, readers choose Tony's Donuts in the City of Hazelwood. Here's how the voting broke down. Thanks to everyone who voted and who nominated a choice location. Disagree with the votes? Got something to say about the winner? Let us know below. Also, feel free to leave a review on any of the coffee shops in the challenge by rating them on the business listing. Check back on Monday for next week's Readers' Choice topic!
Thursday, May 24, 2012
Tony's Donuts is in the lead with St. Louis Bread Company and Alaska Klondike Coffee trailing behind. Hurry! Voting closes at 5 p.m
Monday, May 21, 2012
Whether you like coffee, lattes, or hot chocolate, 'Patch' wants you to vote for the best place to get it in Maryland Heights, Hazelwood and Florissant. Hurry. Voting closes Thursday at 5 p.m.
For this week's Patch Readers' Choice discussion, we asked readers to name a great coffee shop. Thanks to those of you who commented and told us your pick! This week, three locations were nominated: You can cast your vote for your favorite among the finalists by submitting your answer in the poll below. Once you've voted, click on your favorite location and leave a review. Voting will continue through Thursday, and ends at 5 p.m. Check back Friday morning to find out who has been chosen as this week's Readers' Choice Champion as best coffee shop. After you've voted, be sure to tell us in the comments section below why your favorite is the best. And if you think we missed a great spot in this week's Readers' Choice competition, let us know …
Thursday, May 17, 2012
You have until Friday at 5 p.m. to nominate your favorite location to get a cup of joe.
Monday, May 14, 2012
Whether you enjoy your coffee black, as a cappuccino or even in a small shot known as espresso, 'Patch" wants to know the best place in Florissant, Maryland Heights or Hazelwood to get a good cup of joe.
Whether you need a shot in the morning or a constant dose throughout the day, nominate your favorite place to grab a cup of coffee, a chai latte, a hot chocolate or any other coffee drink. What is this? Formerly "Dining Debate," welcome to "Readers' Choice," a column aimed at sharing the best finds in our area: Florissant, Hazelwood and Maryland Heights. This weekly feature invites you to nominate and vote on your favorite places for a variety of eats and treats, services, recreation, shopping and a host of other things. How does it work? You may be used to the two day voting period Dining Debate had, but Patch is now offering more time to get even more reader feedback. Now, on Monday, we will ask you to tell us your favorite place for a …
Tuesday, January 31, 2012
Select businesses can warm their tummies with free soup on Wednesdays.
Even though St. Louis’ winter has been mild so far, there are surely still more chilly days to come. To get through the mid-week winter blues, St. Louis Bread Co. is launching a new program starting Wednesday, Feb. 1. Warm-Up Wednesdays is a new program where free soup is given to area businesses, community groups, construction site workers, volunteers, etc. There may not be a Bread Co. in the City of Hazelwood, but that doesn't mean Hazelwood residents can't benefit. Throughout February, Bread Co. is asking peope from throughout the Greater St. Louis Area to nominate those who they think deserves a Warm-Up via Twitter and Facebook. Tweet @panerabread.com using #warmupwednesday or write on Bread Co.’s Facebook wall. Bread Co. will then use…