Friday, April 27, 2012
It was a very tight two-way race between Halls of Tara and Jack Davis Florist until JDF pulled away in the last 24 hours of voting.
West Roxbury Patch readers have chosen Jack Davis Florist of Chestnut Hill as - the best florist in West Roxbury. So who gives flowers to the first place winner of best florist contest? Do the florists at Jack Davis make themselves a first-place bouquet? This week's Patch Readers' Choice poll started off well with Halls of Tara and Jack Davis Florist of Chestnut Hill quickly making it a two-way race, leaving the rest of the candidates in the dust. The duo were running neck and neck until last night, when Jack Davis busted out in front, leading to a convincing win. Jack Davis Florist of Chestnut Hill ended with 71 votes out of 134 cast, which netted 52% of the total vote. Halls of Tara Florist received 35 votes, or 26% of the vote. …
Monday, April 23, 2012
Mother's Day is coming on May 13 - mothers love flowers - let's find out where the best place is to get flowers in West Roxbury.
This week's West Roxbury Patch Readers' Choice Poll wants to know - where is the best florist in West Roxbury? Any day is a good day to buy yourself or someone else flowers. Yet there's also one of the biggest days of the year for florists - Mother's Day on May 13. So where do you go in West Roxbury to get freshcut flowers? Roses that smell as wonderful as they look, and last so you can smell them for days. Is it Halls of Tara Florist? Jack Davis Florist of Chestnut Hill? How about Spring Garden? And don't forget Roche Bros and Shaw's. We'll leave the poll up all week then close voting at 9 a.m. Friday. At noon that day, we'll share your top local pick. In the meantime, you can always go to our Patch Places page and search for local …
Friday, April 13, 2012
Wicked Sharp took an early lead and never relinquished control of the poll. Did they ski away with the win, hit a winner down the line, or some other ski/snowboard/tennis winning metaphor.
Wicked Sharp took an early lead and never relented in this week's Readers' Choice poll asking - what is the best sporting goods store in West Roxbury? Wicked Sharp, which was the first shop of the three nominees to open in the last couple of years, took home 15 total votes for 46% of the vote. Busted Knuckle Bike Shop, which opened second, also finished second, with 9 votes or 28% of the vote. Fittingly, GC Skate Shop finished third, and was the third business of the the vaunted trio to open its doors in the last couple of years. GC took 5 total votes for 15% of the vote. The noted option of "other" took home 3 votes for 9% of the total vote. Those votes might've been split for all three options, as some of the comments pointed out the …
Monday, April 9, 2012
This week's West Roxbury Patch.com Readers' Choice poll wants to know what is the best sporting goods store in West Roxbury?
This week's West Roxbury Patch's Readers' Choice poll wants to know what you think is the best sporting goods store in the neighborhood? This poll wouldn't have been possible five years ago; however, several recreational sports enthusiasts have set up shop on Centre Street. There is some very stiff competition in this category, with three businesses owners who are also friends and help each other out on a regular basis. The three businesses - the Busted Knuckle Bike Shop, GC Skate Shop, and Wicked Sharp Ski & Sports, all tend to different recreational sports. Busted Knuckle has got you covered on bicycles; while GC has your skateboarding needs; and Wicked Sharp meets your skiing, snowboarding and tennis needs. We'll leave the poll up all …
Friday, April 6, 2012
Boston Tax Plus won with one vote. Next week's Readers' Choice poll wants to know what's the best sporting goods store in West Roxbury.
It is entirely possible that West Roxbury residents do not wait until the last minute to file taxes? If so, this would account for why the Readers' Choice poll, asking where is the best place to go for last minute tax help, only received three total votes. Boston Tax Plus netted one vote, with two other votes going to "other" and by Patch regulations, the one business chosen wins! Next week's poll will ask you - What is the best sporting goods store in West Roxbury? If you have a favorite sporting goods store tell us in the comments section, so that we will be sure to include it in our poll.
Monday, April 2, 2012
April 17th is quickly approaching, and unless you're going on an extension, you got to file taxes - so where do you in the last minute for help in West Roxbury?
April 17 looms for many - as tax day 2012. This year April 15 falls on a Sunday and April 16 is Emmancipation Day in District of Columbia. But you've still got time to file your taxes and get tax help. So where in West Roxbury do you go for last minute help on your taxes? There are several options in this week's Readers' Choice poll. The Real Deal Deli took first easily in last week's poll asking what place serves the best sandwich in the neighborhood. In previous weeks, West Roxbury Patch has asked you where is the place to get the Best Breakfast in the neighborhood? And you chose the Rox Diner. Next we asked, who/what is the best dentist or dental practice and West Roxbury Patch readers chose Jack Rozanski DMD as the best dentist. We …