Saturday, February 23, 2013
Just in time for St. Paddy’s Day, the cult favorite green drink is back at McDonald’s. Are you feeling lucky?
It has 670 calories, 20 grams of fat and a whooping 107 grams of carbs, but who cares? Yes, we’re talking about the Shamrock Shake–and it has returned to McDonald’s for a limited run. Lucky us! First launched in 1970 as a week-long promotion to help raise money for a "home away from home" project for families of children being treated at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, the Shamrock Shake helped raise enough money to buy the first Ronald McDonald House—a seven-bedroom home near the hospital. Since then, more than 300 Ronald McDonald Houses have opened, and the shake has developed a cult-like following with some fans going so far as to create a website to help Shamrock Shake lovers find the treat. Others have created Facebook fan …
Sunday, February 3, 2013
The North Huntingdon man had a fight with his girlfriend in the Strip District and then vanished.
Jacob "Jake" Lipp, 27, did what many young adults do on the weekend—headed to Pittsburgh's Strip District for the night life. He left his home in North Huntingdon Township, Westmoreland County, about 8:45 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 15, and ended up with his girlfriend at the Static bar on Smallman Street. The couple left the bar and then had an argument in the early morning hours on Sunday, Dec. 16, 2012. The girlfriend drove off, leaving Jake in the parking lot. He walked in the opposite direction, back toward the bar. She circled the block and went back, but Jake was already gone. He was last seen at about 3 a.m. in the parking lot outside the McDonald's restaurant at 1630 Penn Ave. in the Strip District, about two blocks from where his …
Tuesday, September 25, 2012
Get your caffeine on and celebrate with a free cup of coffee.
If the first words out of your mouth every morning are, “I’ll have a large coffee”—or if you can’t even speak until after you’ve had your java fix—there's a national holiday created especially for you. America will put staunch tea drinkers to shame on National Coffee Day on Sept. 29, when coffee fiends can rejoice and celebrate their beloved coffee bean with free brew from national chains. Where can you get free coffee in the Pine-Richland community? McDonald's McDonald's is giving away free 12-ounce coffees every day from Sept. 23 through Sept. 29. No purchase is necessary, and coffee will be available in the drive-thru or in the restaurants. Which McDonald's restaurants are in or close to Pine-Richland? In Richland Township, McDonald's …
Monday, July 23, 2012
Cast your vote now to determine which one is the Readers’ Choice 2012 winner.
Where are the best fries in the Pine-Richland area? Cast your vote to let us know. Patch relaunched its Readers’ Choice program and asked you, your friends, family, neighbors, coworkers and anyone else who knows about the area to participate. Nominations were accepted through July 9 and our editorial team added a few nominations of its own from our Pine-Richland Patch Directory. The nominees are: The poll will accept votes from registered Patch users from July 23 until 11:59 p.m. on Aug. 17. Winners in all Readers' Choice categories will be announced on Aug. 24. Thank you for voting! Sign up for the Pine-Richland Patch email newsletter to get community information and updates on the Readers' Choice contest.