Saturday, December 31, 2011
Tips from a Matt Prentice restaurants expert on everything picking the right glassware to serving it at just the right temperature.
Ready for New Year's Eve? Eric Djordjevic, chief operating officer of Matt Prentice Restaurant Group, has a five Champagn tips and tips for party-givers and partygoers: By "clean" I don't mean free of dirt and debris, but instead free of soap residue, as many liquid detergents don't rinse off completely. Aside from imparting undesired lemon and lavender scents in your wine, they will cause Champagne to go flat faster or prevent your wine from adhering to the glass and releasing aromatic qualities. Tip: For hard to clean decanters use a nonscented denture cleaner. After a little soak and good rinse, your crystal is good as new. Each wine has various qualities and aromas; science has proven that these molecular compounds release …
Friday, December 30, 2011
City and county offices, along with schools, will be closed for the holiday.
Here are a list of schools and government offices that will be closed for the holidays: St. Clair Shores city offices: Macomb County: St. Clair Shores schools:
Tuesday, December 27, 2011
If you are going to watch from home, you can order a Little Caesars Hot 'N' Ready pizza and get free crazy bread.
If you are eager for some live college football action, there are tickets available for the Little Caesars Pizza Bowl game between Western Michigan and Purdue this afternoon at Ford Field, prices $30 to $60. You can take your chances down at Ford Field, or order online through Ticketmaster (and pay a little extra for the convenience). Game time is 4:30 p.m.; if you don't make it downtown, you can catch the game on ESPN. Does the name of the bowl give you a taste for pizza? Little Caesars is offering a deal for free crazy bread with any Hot 'N' Ready pizza at area Little Caesars locations; you'll get an online coupon if you put in your email.
Monday, December 26, 2011
St. Clair Shores community resource officer Cherie Mascarello offers residents tips on how to stay safe during the holidays.
As families cleanup and recall the joy of Christmas morning, and prepare for additional gatherings of friends and family, St. Clair Shores community resource officer Cherie Mascarello offers tips on how to safe. While shopping: When you get into the mall or store At home
To help you plan your trips out and about this week, we've found the schools and government offices closed for the holidays.
Here are the schools and government offices that will be closed for the holidays: St. Clair Shores city offices: Macomb County: St. Clair Shores schools:
Sunday, December 25, 2011
St. Clair Shores residents share their holiday wishes to the community.
Was a new phone or tablet high on your wish list this year?
We know electronic devices were high on many people's wish lists this year, so we want to know: What gadget did you get for Christmas? Was it an iPhone (which version?), an Android smartphone, the latest iPad, an Android tablet, a laptop computer, digital camera or something else? Maybe you went electronics free this holiday. Tell us about it. If you were lucky enough to score a mobile device as a gift, learn how you can put it to work learning about your community. Patch has apps for iPhones and Android phones, and also makes it easy for you to upload photos, news and comments from anywhere. Here is a look at a few ways you can connect with Patch through your mobile device.
Many area churches have holiday services planned for Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.
If your Christmas tradition involves a Christmas Eve mass or a Christmas morning worship service, read on for church times. 21800 Marter Road 586-779-6111 www.goassumption.org Dec. 24 9:30 a.m. Liturgy service 5 p.m. Vespers Dec. 25 9:30 a.m. Liturgy service 24600 Little Mack 586-772-2520 www.bethelbaptistscs.org Dec. 24 6 p.m. Christmas Eve candlelight service, featuring a musical presentation celebrating the birth of Christ, followed by caroling. Dec. 25 There will only be one worship time on Christmas Day, the 10:45 a.m. service. 26400 Little Mack 586-778-0021 Dec. 24 1 p.m. Children, Carols and Communion 5 p.m. A Family Communion Christmas 7 and 11 p.m. Carols, Candles and Communion Dec. 25 10 a.m. Christmas worship service, with …
Friday, December 23, 2011
To help you plan your trips out and about this weekend, we've found the schools and government offices closed for the holiday.
As if the malls and roads weren't crowded enough, vacation days are coming for thousands in the next two weeks. Here are the schools and government offices that will be closed for the holidays: St. Clair Shores city offices: Macomb County: St. Clair Shores schools:
Thursday, December 22, 2011
Get out the lights and holly. Your decorating could net $100,000 to our schools. Patch.com is launching a nationwide contest to find the best dressed home in its Patch communities. The winner’s school district will receive $100,000, no strings attached.
Want to win $100,000 for a school district in St. Clair Shores? How about $500 toward your December electric bill? Introducing Patch.com's Deck the House contest! Here’s how it works. Beginning on Dec. 8 and continuing through Dec. 26, you can nominate your home by uploading a photo to the contest entry form on the site. During that same time period you and your neighbors will also be able to vote for your favorite festive home. The winning entry will be forwarded to a national Patch judge that will select 24 finalists. Each finalist will receive $500 that they can apply to their December electric bill. From Dec. 30 through Jan. 8 you will be able to vote for the Best Decked House in all of Patch. The grand prize winner’s school district …