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Look no further than your garage to create the perfect party venue

Norman Rockwell’s Freedom from Want may have perfectly depicted the traditional, old fashioned Thanksgiving dinner. What the beloved painter never got around to capturing on canvas, however, was the part before the family takes their places at the table—the part where they gather in the open garage, shielded from the crisp fall air,...

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Your Maine lobster nirvana is at Kingfish Seafood

The time has come at Kingfish Seafood in Copley to celebrate “The Maine Event.” The crème de la crème of sweet, succulent lobster is plucked from cold Atlantic Depths at the peak of the season then rushed to the Montrose “Restaurant Hill” destination for true crustacean lovers. “We will fly in more than 4,000 pounds of fresh...

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At the 3rd annual Jewelry Box, you can shop more than 25,000 pieces of jewelry for just $5 each

For the last two years on the first weekend of November, I’ve spent the afternoon surrounded by friends shopping thousands of pieces of gorgeous jewelry—from bracelets, rings and necklaces to broaches and watches— all priced at $5 to benefit Akron’s homeless shelter for women and children, ACCESS. And this year? The event...

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Rad Air Complete Car Care and Tire Center is changing the way people think about auto repairs

Dave George owned his first car when he was 13 years old. “I wasn’t old enough to drive it, but I was old enough to tinker with it,” recalls Dave, the manager of the Rad Air Complete Car Care and Tire Center, in Fairlawn. “I wanted to take it apart and put it back together. That’s what old school mechanics like me and the rest...

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Find out where coffee comes from and the basic types of beans

Coffee is grown in three regions around the globe: Indonesia, Africa and Central America, all lying within the same general latitudes that straddle the equator. This “Coffee Belt” offers the perfect climate to create this rich, aromatic commodity, globally traded at a volume second only to oil (and, incidentally, tastes a lot...

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