Milk N Cookies Opens New Location In South Norwalk

NORWALK, CT — Milk N Cookies, an upscale cookie and cereal shop, recently opened a new location in the SoNo area of Norwalk, further adding to the growing roster of exciting dessert options across the city. News of the cookie cafe and cereal bar’s opening at 8 South Main Street, just down the road fromRead moreRead more

‘Anarkitty 2.0’: Girls Rock Camp St. Pete Band Headlines Concert

ST. PETERSBURG, FL — When St. Pete Pride approached Girls Rock Camp St. Pete about booking some of its young musicians to perform at the festival’s annual Pride concert in June 2022, opening for Russian feminist outfit Pussy Riot, no less, organizers scrambled to create a camp band — quickly named Anarkitty, a nod toRead moreRead more

Altiro Latin Fusion To Host Frida Kahlo-Inspired Event With Food, Music

PLAINFIELD, IL — Altiro Latin Fusion is celebrating Hispanic heritage with a Frida Kahlo-inspired event Aug. 2. The new downtown Plainfield restaurant, which opened in February as the group’s fourth iteration in the Chicagoland area, will bring the Frida Destination event to Des Plaines Street, between Chicago Street and the alleyway to the south ofRead moreRead more

Final Sentencing Delayed For Driver In Crash that Killed 2 HS Students

PATCH, VA — The families of three Oakton High School students involved in a fatal crash on Blake Lane in 2023 will have to wait until September for the final sentencing of the driver convicted in the case. On April 25, 2023, a Fairfax County Circuit Court jury convicted Usman Shahid on two manslaughter chargesRead moreRead more

South OC Street Vendors Face New Regulations: What To Know

LAKE FOREST, CA — Street vendors in Lake Forest must comply to new regulations to continue operating within the city starting in August, city officials said. The Lake Forest City Council approved new rules for street vendors on Tuesday, June 16. The action will pave the way for city staff and Orange County Health CareRead moreRead more

Rent Control Will Go To Public Vote If Hoboken Doesn't Compromise In 12 Days

HOBOKEN, NJ — Hoboken is facing a public vote in November — at the same time as the presidential election — that could allow landlords to pay a one-time fee to remove their units from rent control and its related protections. Click Here: KANKEN NO.2 Bag Tenant advocates worry that the measure could slowly makeRead moreRead more

New Kid- And Family-Focused Weekly Newsletter Comes To Main Line

HAVERTOWN, PA — A new resource for kids and families looking to stay up and up what’s going on is now available. Macaroni Kid, a free weekly e-newsletter and website that highlights all the things for kids and their families to do, has come to Havertown and the surrounding Main Line community. Under the stewardshipRead moreRead more

MULLET ALERT: Channahon Boy, 2, Competes In USA National Contest

CHANNAHON — For the second year in a row, a Joliet-area child will be competing in the USA National Mullet Contest. Last year, thousands of Joliet Patch readers followed our story about Joliet resident Melissa Meyers’ 2-year-old son, Damien, who gave it his best effort in the USA Mullet Championships. On Wednesday afternoon, Joliet PatchRead moreRead more

Carjacking Suspect In Stable Condition After Driving Into Ocean

LONG BEACH, CA — The Long Beach Fire Department rescued a man suspected of carjacking and assault from a Jeep that was submerged in water on Tuesday. The Long Beach Police Department told Patch they responded to the area of the San Gabriel River and Pacific Coast Highway at about 10:19 a.m. to assist theRead moreRead more

LaMonica McIver Of Newark Claims Big Primary Election Win In NJ-10

NEWARK, NJ — With her apparent special primary election victory on Tuesday evening, Newark native LaMonica McIver has catapulted to the front of the pack to succeed the late U.S. Rep. Donald Payne Jr. in New Jersey’s 10th Congressional District. Her next stop? The 2024 general election. Local voters went to the polls for aRead moreRead more