Angie’s Pizza: Independence

By: Melanie Doan I Independence Open since 1955, Angie’s Pizza has been serving the community of Independence with fresh ingredients and amazing pizza for years! Of course, there is so much more food for you, your friends, and family to enjoy: salads, pastas, and wings that will make you say “more, please!”. One of the…

Bassett Health Foods: Toledo

By: Serena Ortiz I Toledo Support a healthy lifestyle with Bassett’s Health Foods in Toledo. It’s not always easy being healthy, but Bassett’s makes it possible. The store offers products to promote health and wellness like natural foods, vitamins, remedies, and books. The staff is knowledgeable to help customers lead healthier lives. Whether you’re active…

Sweeten Up Your Day: Colozza’s Bakery

By: Melanie Tokar-Doan I Cleveland It’s finally wedding season and the most fun part of the planning process (in my opinion, of course!) is cake tasting! For you and your life partner’s special dessert, look no further than Colozza’s Bakery in Parma. They are known as “your place for cakes”, and with six individual flavors…

Dining at Woody’s Place in Akron

By: Thomas Marcum I Akron Most restaurants are places where you get what you pay for, however Woody’s is part of rare group that gives you more than what you paid for! Opening in 1985, Woody’s is a family owned restaurant located at in Akron, Ohio. Woody’s is very reasonably priced ensuring that every customer…

Cool Beans at Brew Coffee Bar: Toledo

By: Serena Ortiz I Toledo There is an inviting and relaxed atmosphere walking into BREW Coffee Bar, now open in central Toledo. The staff is friendly and the vibes are perfect for students at the university. The coffee is locally roasted and if coffee’s not your thing, then enjoy a cup of tea from Rishi….

The Bomb Shelter: Akron OH

By: Justine McNulty I Akron The past is alive and well at The Bomb Shelter Retro Superstore in east Akron! Upon entering, a large, green, one-eyed creature of the deep welcomes you to this sprawling glimpse into America’s past. This 18,000 square foot warehouse is packed with the treasures from 1,000s of places all over…

Wicked Sugar Fashion: Strongsville

By: Melanie Tokar-Doan I Cleveland New to the Strongsville area is Wicked Sugar, a fashion boutique that has all things unique! Located at the corner of W. 130th St. and Albion, Wicked Sugar was created by two Kent State University majors who wanted to bring “both fashion and affordability to their community”. Wicked Sugar carries…

Balance Pan-Asian Grille: Maumee

By: Serena Ortiz I Toledo Delicious and healthy meet at Balance Pan-Asian Grille. It’s a fusion restaurant, meaning that the food is a mix of various Asian countries. Choose from a selection of Asian tacos made with blue corn tortillas, snacks, or build-a-bowls. There’s something for everyone with options like gluten-free, vegetarian, and vegan, and…