Lisle Library remains a favorite, with a push of support for The Nook! Plus: leave a comment with your favorite out-of-town spot.
Tuesday, April 24, 2012
Monday, April 16, 2012
Are the wireless connection and coffee both strong? Help out other Patch readers by recommending your favorite spots.
Readers' Choice is back! We took a little break for spring break after our children's activities poll, but Patch still wants to know which Lisle business residents use and trust. Our newest topic: wi-fi. It's a technology era, and laptop and smart phone users sometimes depend on the kindness of free wi-fi to go about their daily business. [Editor's note: I am one of those people.] Several Lisle businesses offer free wi-fi, including Dhuwan Cafe, Grounds for Hope, Lisle Library District, Morningside Cafe, The Nook, Safari Cafe, and Starbucks. (I'm sure I'm missing someone. Feel free to let us know with a comment or email at firstname.lastname@example.org, so we can make sure it's included in voting!) How to vote Patch will introduce its Readers' …
Friday, October 29, 2010
This afternoon I visited the cafe, which opened in the village on Monday.
12:07 p.m.--much too late for breakfast, but who cares? I had been thinking of cinnamon rolls for approximately 13 hours, since I saw that they were available on the new Grounds for Hope Café's menu. I will confess: I have been hoping for a new favorite coffee shop since leaving Chicago. Logan Square's New Wave Coffee had everything I required in a hangout spot—free WiFi, chamomile tea, a "make yourself at home" atmosphere, free copies of Red Eye and the Onion, even video games. It's been difficult to find a suitable replacement. While the couches are outrageously comfortable at the Lisle Starbucks, I don't care for the pastries; the library is quiet and the orange chairs are large but there is no food; I get too distracted by the …