Wednesday, April 3, 2013
See which area restaurants are getting the most reservations.
If you are looking for a place to eat in the Greater Philadelphia Area, you might want to call ahead. OpenTable has a list of the most-booked restaurants in Greater Philadelphia, from Center City to its Western Suburbs. You can review the website here. Plenty of area restaurants have made the most-booked list. Check them out below: White Dog Café (Wayne) This Wayne restaurant deals in “upscale, healthy dining” and boasts an “upscale atmosphere,” according to its listing on Radnor Patch. Check out more on the restaurant here. Iron Hill Brewery (Media) Iron Hill restaurants are located throughout the Greater Philly area, but its Media location is especially busy, according to Open Table. The restaurant and bar boasts a number of on-site …
Monday, February 4, 2013
Find out what Marple Newtown Patch's top 10 stories were for January 2013.
It's already February and we're looking back on last month's biggest stories. However, one of the top news stories in January included a nationwide porn bust involving a Newtown Square man. Other hot topic stories included a retirement of a beloved Broomall Post Office employee and the resignation of Marple Newtown High School Principal Ray McFall. In any case, take a look and catch up on the latest in Marple Newtown. Here are the top 10 most-read stories on Marple Newtown Patch for the month of January:
Wednesday, January 9, 2013
Find out what Marple Newtown Patch's top 10 stories were for December 2012.
We're already full swing into the new year with December in our rearview mirrors. However, one of the top news stories in the last month of 2012 was the grand opening of Freddy's Frozen Custard & Steakburgers in Broomall. Other hot topic stories included the development of 449 luxury homes in Newtown Square and an avid Delaware County hiker's body was found in Ridley Creek State Park. In any case, take a look and catch up on the latest in Marple Newtown. Here are the top 10 most-read stories on Marple Newtown Patch for the month of December: 1. Freddy's Steakburgers Scheduled To Open Next Week in Broomall 2. Toll Brothers To Develop 449 Luxury Homes in Newtown Square 3. Freddy's Steakburgers' Grand Opening Is Tuesday 4. Blotter: Woman …
Wednesday, January 2, 2013
Find out what the top 10 most borrowed children's books were from Newtown Public Library.
Want to know what young locals were reading in 2012? Read the list below to find out what the top 10 most borrowed children's books (including both fiction and picture books) were from Newtown Public Library this past year. Junior/Young Adult Fiction: 1. The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins 2. Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins 3. Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins 4. The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky 5. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Cabin Fever by Jeff Kinney. 6. Diary of a Wimpy Did: Greg Heffley's Journal by Jeff Kinney 7. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules by Jeff Kinney 8. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Last Straw by Jeff Kinney 9. The Red Pyramid by Rick Riordan 10. Divergent by Veronica Roth Dork Diaries: Tales From a Not-So-Popular …
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2013 is heare already, and we're ready to serve Marple Newtown in even bigger and better ways. Marple Newtown Patch (marplenewtown.patch.com) is as much your site as it is ours. Here's how you can use Patch to make an impact, make a connection, or just make your life a little more convenient. Blog. Everybody in any community has a story to tell. Don't keep them to yourself. Sign up to be a blogger on Marple Newtown Patch. Share the news. When we know about community news, we're on the case. From important city announcements to power outages and crime, Patch is covering news 24-7. See something you think others should read? All you have to do is click the Facebook "recommend" button above an article or blog to share it with your neighbors …
Wednesday, December 26, 2012
Find out what the top 10 most borrowed adult books were from Marple and Newtown public libraries.
Want to know what local residents were reading in 2012? Read the list below to find out what the top 10 most borrowed adult books (including both fiction and non-fiction) were from Marple Public Library and Newtown Public Library this past year. From Marple Public Library: 1. The Fifty Shades of Grey Trilogy by E. L. James (Fifty Shades of Grey; Fifty Shades Darker; Fifty Shades Freed) 2. Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn 3. Below Stairs: The Classic Kitchen Maid's Memoir that Inspired "Upstairs, Downstairs" and "Downton Abbey" by Margaret Powell 4. Killing Lincoln: The Shocking Assassination that Changed America Forever by Bill O'Reilly 5. Bring Up the Bodies by Hilary Mantel 6. The Racketeer by John Grisham 7. The Light Between Oceans by M. L. …
Tuesday, December 25, 2012
Find out what the top 10 most borrowed DVD rentals from Marple and Newtown public libraries were for the year.
Want to know what residents were watching in 2012? Read the list below to find out what the top 10 most borrowed DVDs were from local libraries this past year. Note: The following are the top 10 most checked out new releases of 2012. From Marple Public Library: 1. Safe House 2. The Grey 3. Big Miracle 4. Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy 5. Mirror Mirror 6. Sherlock Holmes: Game of Shadows 7. Being Flynn 8. In Darkness 9. Friends with Kids 10. The Hunter From Newtown Public Library: 1. Descendants 2. Midnight in Paris / Downton Abbey Season 1 Disc 1 3. Ides of March 4. Iron Lady 5. The Help 6. War Horse 7. We Bought a Zoo 8. My Week With Marilyn / Downton Abbey Season 1 Disc 2 9. Moneyball / Downton Abbey Season 2 Disc 1 10. Dolphin Tale
Friday, December 21, 2012
Find out what the top 10 most talked about police stories were on Marple Newtown Patch for 2012.
In case you missed any of the police stories from Marple Newtown Patch during 2012, we've rounded up the top 10 most clicked on stories on Marple Newtown Patch below: 1. Police: 1 Man Dead in Serious 1-Car Crash 2. Child Pedestrian Struck in Marple 3. Police Identify Driver Killed In Newtown Square Crash 4. Newtown Officials Mum About Police Chief 5. Police: Death of 5-Month-Old Girl Under Investigation 6. Newtown Police Chief Anderson Officially Resigns, Lunn Appointed as Acting Chief 7. MN Alum, Author Jeffrey Zaslow Dies in Auto Accident 8. Gunshot Fired in Broomall Drug Bust, 10 Bundles of Heroin Recovered 9. Pedestrian Killed In Vehicle Crash In Front of Wawa 10. Coroner, Experts Discuss 3-Year-Old's Drowning Death You can find more …
Wednesday, December 19, 2012
Find out what some of the most popular business stories were on Marple Newtown Patch in 2012.
Another year brings more new businesses to the Marple Newtown area, including several transformations of formerly vacant sites and a few developers eyeing several locations around town. Find out what the top 10 most popular business stories were on Marple Newtown Patch in 2012: 1. Life After 'Undercover Boss' For Broomall Philly Pretzel Factory 2. The Nail Bar: Bringing Manis/Pedis To a Whole 'Nother Level 3. The Newtown Grill To Be Transformed To Casale 4. Are Whole Foods and Marriott Hotel Really Coming To Newtown? 5. Toll Brothers To Develop 449 Luxury Homes in Newtown Square 6. Freddy's Steakburgers' Grand Opening Is Tuesday 7. Panera Bread, Verizon Coming to Newtown Square 8. Approved in Newtown: Dunkin' Donuts, Smoothie King 9. …
Friday, December 7, 2012
Find out what Marple Newtown Patch's top 10 stories were for November.
November is already gone and we're already finding ourselves in December. One of the top news stories last month was about a young Marple resident who was on a bicycle and struck by a vehicle. The boy was seriously injured on Sproul Road in Broomall. Other hot topic stories obviously included the former Newtown Township Police Chief Dennis Anderson resignation and a room full of Marple Newtown parents concerned about any budget cuts to music and arts programs in the district. In any case, take a look and catch up on the latest in Marple Newtown. Here are the top 10 most-read stories on Marple Newtown Patch for the month of November: