Seven are vying for the title 'Arlington's best.'
Saturday, August 11, 2012
Friday, April 13, 2012
Stop by our most recent Best of Patch Readers’ Choice winner.
If you’re in need of sports gear or equipment, Sports Etc. is the place to be, according to our readers. The Arlington Heights shop topped this week’s poll with 55 votes and has a knowledgeable staff, great selection, low prices and the best hockey equipment in the Northeast, readers said, all making it our most recent Best of Patch Readers’ Choice winner for the best place to buy sporting goods. “Sports Etc. is the best in the entire Northeast for hockey equipment,” Shawn Sullivan wrote. “Knowledgeable and friendly staff, huge selection and great prices … who could ask for more?” “Sports Etc. no doubt,” Seamus Connolly wrote. “Great selection at cheap prices and a great staff that help with anything you need.” Holovak & Coughlin Sporting …
Monday, April 9, 2012
Please vote for your favorite spot by taking our poll and by clicking on the directory link below and writing a short, one or two sentence review.
The latest installment of our Best of Patch Readers’ Choice contest looks at where you go to get your new gear and equipment. The question is: Where is the best place to buy sporting goods in Arlington? Here are a few of our favorite places, but if we’re forgetting yours, please let us know in the comments and we’ll add them to the list. Voting's open until 9 a.m. this Friday, April 13. Ties will be broken by whichever business has the most positive reviews and comments posted below. We will announce the winner at noon Friday. Because this poll is not scientific, it is not the sole consideration in choosing a winner. A winner will be determined by Patch editors, based on poll results and reviews on Patch Places. Please vote only once per …
Monday, November 7, 2011
Using technology and proper planning to get shopping out of the way.
Perhaps I’m jumping the gun covering the topic of holiday shopping in early November. But since the winter weather has already hit us with its first punch, I figure it’s time to get a head start on the holiday season too. There are huge advantages to shopping early. One is avoiding the December chaos and constant crowds at every mall. After you’ve already finished shopping, driving by a packed parking lot instead of fighting for a spot comes with a certain smug sense of pride. Starting early also takes the edge off the inevitable budget strain of the season. Spending money over a number of months is much less painful than dropping it all at once. And when everyone is still cramming in their shopping the week before Christmas, those of us …