Tuesday, March 26, 2013
Win tickets to see the Detroit Symphony Orchestra on Thursday in Southfield just by telling us about your first concert.
The Detroit Symphony Orchestra will perform Thursday, April 4, at the Congregation Shaarey Zedek in Southfield, and Patch is giving you the chance to win free tickets. The DSO will perform Mozart’s “Jupiter” as part of its Neighborhood Concert Series. Bach’s Ricercare No. 2 and Britten’s Violin Concerto No. 1 also will be performed. The concert begins at 7:30 p.m. Congregation Shaarey Zedek is located at 27375 Bell Rd. in Southfield. How can you win two tickets to see the show? Simply leave a comment on this story telling us the first concert you attended. You must comment by 1 p.m. Monday, April 1, to be entered into a random drawing to receive two tickets to the show. Each ticket is worth $25. And the tickets will be available for you at…
Wednesday, March 20, 2013
If you've got a creative streak and a passion for PEEPs, enter Patch's Easter PEEPs contest for a chance to win a prize package.
Wednesday, March 20
Editor's note: This contest is now closed. PEEPS, those famously delicious and delightful marshmallow candies, aren't just for eating anymore. These days, crafty PEEPs creations are all the rage. You can find them on display on Pinterest. And transformed into everything from the White House front lawn, to re-creations of children’s books, historical settings and other unusual situations. Think you can invent something fun with PEEPS? Now's the time to show us! Enter Patch's Easter PEEPs photo contest. Here's how: Read the complete contest rules here.
Wednesday, March 6, 2013
You have until 4 p.m. today to let us know your favorite composer and win tickets to see the Detroit Symphony Orchestra in Southfield.
Monday, March 4, 2013
Win tickets to see the Detroit Symphony Orchestra on Thursday in Southfield just by telling us about your favorite composer.
The Detroit Symphony Orchestra will perform Thursday at the Congregation Shaarey Zedek in Southfield, and Patch is giving you the chance to win free tickets. The DSO will perform selections by Beethoven and Mozart as part of its Neighborhood Concert Series. Brahms’ Symphony 2 also will be performed. The concert begins at 7:30 p.m. Congregation Shaarey Zedek is located at 27375 Bell Rd. in Southfield. How can you win two tickets to see the show? Simply leave a comment on this story telling us who your favorite composer is and why. You must comment by 4 p.m. Wednesday to be entered into a random drawing to receive two tickets to the show. Each ticket is worth $25. And the tickets will be available for you at the venue before the concert. The…
Friday, January 25, 2013
One lucky loyal customer will receive a $50 gift card for entering a photo of their favorite Trader Joe's product.
The Bloomfield Township Trader Joe's launched on Jan. 15 with a lot of love from locals, and loyal customers that didn't mind travelling a little bit further to get their fix. We at Bloomfield-Bloomfield Hills Patch did our part by launching a photo contest to see just how many different products people were looking forward to getting at the new store at Telegraph and Maple roads. And readers from Bloomfield, Rochester, Northville — and many places in between — responded by posting photos of a wide variety of snacks, meal components and personal products all available at the new location. Of note: of the 40 entries, no product was repeated. As promised, we're providing a $50 gift card to one lucky reader and randomly selected Gina Agne, …
Wednesday, January 16, 2013
Get your photos ready and win $50 toward your next purchase at Bloomfield Township's newest business.
5 p.m. Jan. 22: The contest is now closed. Thanks to all those that participated, and stay tuned to Patch for updates on the winner and more exciting news from Bloomfield Township and Bloomfield Hills. It's clear from the crowds on Tuesday's grand opening that Bloomfield-area shoppers were more than ready to experience the new Trader Joe's at Bloomfield Plaza. To help celebrate, Bloomfield-Bloomfield Hills Patch wants to offer loyal readers and Trader Joe's patrons $50 to spend on their favorite foods, wines, and other goods that have helped define the national chain for decades. All you need to do is upload a photo or two of your favorite Trader Joe's products to this story, and you're eligible to win! Just click the 'upload photo' button…
Wednesday, December 12, 2012
Whether you're working to keep up with the neighbors or working to enter Patch's "Deck the House" contest, here are some tips to get you started.
Wednesday, December 12, 2012
Did you spend the weekend decorating your front yard with lights? Before you show it off, check out these tips from Patch photographer Edward Maurer. Maurer recommends a tripod, a timer and a camera with the ability to adjust the shutter speed. But he also shows you how to take a holiday lights photo with your iPhone — and how to have fun with your images. Do you have a tip to share? Post it in the comments here. And then, after you practice, enter our Deck The House contest - you could win $100,000 for West Bloomfield Schools!
Tuesday, November 20, 2012
Did you decorate your house for the holidays this year? Enter our "Deck the House" contest and you could win $100,000 for your local school district and $500 to pay your electric bills!
Tuesday, November 20, 2012
We’re launching our annual Deck the House Contest to find the most over-the-top holiday decorations in America—the best “decked” house in the country—the one home so spectacularly decorated that everyone in town jokes your holiday decorations could rival Rockefeller Center’s. If this sounds like your house, upload a photo or video of your home to our contest page from Nov. 26 to Dec. 16. Only residents of Patch towns are eligible to enter. We’ll select 24 regional finalists, and from them, pick one grand prize winner. Patch will pay up to $500 of the utility bill for each finalist, while our national winner will have $100,000 donated to his or her local school district. Our contest is right around the corner, so now’s the time to get your …
Friday, September 28, 2012
Tell us why you won't text and drive and you could win some cool prizes, including smart phone with accessories that promote safe use! Patch has partnered with AT&T to raise awareness about distracted driving.
You've no doubt glanced over at a driver next to you and see him texting. AT&T's "It Can Wait" campaign discourages the dangerous behavior. Distracted driving contributed to 5,474 traffic deaths in 2009 nationwide, and 3,986 accidents in Michigan last year. "Our goal is to save lives," AT&T Chairman & CEO Randall Stephenson said in a release. Patch.com in Michigan is partnering with AT&T to raise awareness about distracted driving. We are launching a series of stories and, in partnership with AT&T, are also rewarding readers who commit to not text and drive. We want to know what stops you from texting and driving. In the comments below, finish this sentence, "I won't text and drive because ..." Maybe it's for family, a friend, a pet, or …
Thursday, May 10, 2012
We want to see your photos and read your stories of mom, grandma, foster mother or other significant mother figure in your life. You might win her a nice prize!
Your mom was been there to kiss your tears away as a child, and to help you wrestle with life’s tough questions as you grew older. She’s special – and you want her to know it. We invite you to share her story on Patch. Just upload a photo of your mom or other mother figure in your life – grandma, foster mother, mother-in-law – and tell us in the caption of the photo why the mom in your life rocks. Be sure to tell us what community you and your mom live in, too. You just might win dinner at The Root Restaurant & Bar in White Lake – the Detroit Free Press' Restaurant of the Year – or a $50 gift card at Metals in Time in Royal Oak that we're giving away to moms who touch the lives of readers in our 29 Michigan Patch communities. You have …