Tuesday, November 6, 2012
A guide to election-themed goods and specials on Nov. 6 (some of them are free!). Looking for a nearby watch party? Patch has those, too.
Are you participating in the democratic process on Tuesday? Don't forget to take a moment and reward yourself for your patriotism. Several St. Louis organizations and businesses--as well as national chains--are offering up presidential food, discounts, or a place for you to watch the results roll in. Are we missing an offer or watch party? Shoot a note to firstname.lastname@example.org and we'll get the new information added to this article as soon as possible! (You can also add it to the comments below.) Food and drink fun Other cool stuff Watch parties and related activities RFT’s Gut Check blog has listed a handful of other watch parties in Florissant and St. Louis city.
Saturday, September 29, 2012
Celebrate with free coffee, but not at Starbucks or McDonalds in Eureka and Wildwood. However, St. Louis area 7-Eleven stores offered free coffee Friday—will they extend it?
If the first words out of your mouth every morning are, “I’ll have a large coffee”—or if you can’t even speak until after you’ve had your java fix—there's a national holiday created especially for you. America will put staunch tea drinkers to shame on National Coffee Day on Sept. 29, when coffee fiends can rejoice and celebrate their beloved coffee bean with free brew from national chains. Coffee was first brought to America in the mid-1600s in a shipment en route to “New Amsterdam,” now known as New York, according to the National Coffee Association. We have that shipment and the Boston Tea Party to thank for turning the nation into coffee drinkers. However, Starbucks Coffee and McDonalds across the St. Louis area, including the …
Saturday, March 17, 2012
In the Wildwood and Eureka area, of course our dog companions also get into holiday celebrations. How about the green dipping sauce at Burger King this weekend? And are you ready for jigs?
A Patch roundup of interesting St. Patrick's Day activities and considerations was published Thursday: Get Your Irish Up With These St. Paddy's Day Events Saint Patrick's Day celebrates Saint Patrick (386-493), the patron saint of Ireland. It is the national holiday of Ireland and celebrated worldwide by Irish people and those honoring the traditions and "luck of the Irish" by wearing green, drinking beer, celebrating with parades. Following are a couple more fun, green-themed things to do locally. Burger King in Eureka is giving away free fries with one-of-a-kind green Heinz dipping sauce this Saturday and Sunday. No purchase is necessary to receive the fries, but the sauce will be available only while supplies last. It's one fry (value …