Friday, December 21, 2012
We’re asking readers to suggest great, local places to get delicious, hot soup.
It’s windy; it’s frigid. Winter awoke at last, and it is a good time to enjoy a bowl of hot soup. Calling on the knowledge of the estimable community on Des Plaines Patch’s Facebook page, we asked, who knows a good place for soup? Here, in no particular order, were some of the suggestions: Add your suggestion in the comment section below. Click on the green, “Upload Photos and Videos,” button above to share a picture of the soup you’re enjoying.
Tuesday, April 10, 2012
Share your spring fever photos with the community.
Tall, yellow and white tulips with sharp red stripes, and violet ones with white tips, stretched in the breeze in front of Des Plaines City Hall on Monday. Have you planted fresh flowers this spring, or made some other seasonal project you’d like to share with others? We want to hear from you! Add your pictures and stories with the “Upload Photos and Videos” button above. Patch is a forum for the Des Plaines community, and you are part of it. Let’s see some beautiful pictures! Related: Check out all the photos of the day; the last one was about people getting fried shrimp from Don’s Dock. Find Patch on Facebook; click like. Stay connected: Receive an email from Des Plaines Patch with headlines in the morning for free.
Saturday, April 7, 2012
Dozens of customers from Des Plaines and surrounding suburbs flocked to Don’s Dock for fried shrimp on Friday.
Like community clockwork, dozens of residents from Des Plaines and other suburbs swarmed the fish counter at Don’s Dock Seafood Market, 1220 E. Northwest Highway, on Friday. Catholics celebrated Good Friday on April 6, and many do not eat red meat on Fridays during Lent, which occurs over the six weeks leading up to Easter. The signature dish is fried shrimp, and everyone Patch spoke with was waiting for an order of them. Cathleen Tite, of Park Ridge, said coming to Don’s Dock for seafood on Friday was “just a classic.” Related: Check out all of the Photos of the Day. The last one featured high school students playing an impromptu concert for downtown passers-by. Tite said when she lived in Chicago, every neighborhood had a fish house. “It…