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The BARN Wellness Center features health, wellness and spiritual growth, all in one location

Resolutions set you up for failure. Intention sets you up for success,” says Lisa Berardinelli, who, along with Gayle Prebis, owns The BARN, a fitness, wellness and, now, nutritional center located right in the heart of Hinckley. In the year since it launched, The BARN, which stands for Breath, Awareness, Renew and Namaste, has become a...

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Lake-Geauga Habitat for Humanity helps set people up for home ownership success

At the end of the day, what most of us are thankful for is food to eat and a roof over our heads. Lake-Geauga Habitat for Humanity has earned a reputation worldwide for partnering with communities to help families meet that most basic human need of shelter. As a testimony to real empowerment, homeowners work tirelessly alongside the volunteers...

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The Brick Oven boldly puts their own spin on traditional Italian and Eastern European cuisine

When Jennifer Gentile was studying culinary arts and hospitality management at the University of Akron, the door in her college dorm room was always open and it became the hangout place for students to gather. Now, more than a decade later, she is opening the door to her new restaurant, The Brick Oven in Southland South plaza, with that same...

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Local students at Kirtland Elementary raise money to help kids in need

Students at Kirtland Elementary and Middle Schools recently partnered with Dare2Care International to prove that a little enthusiasm can go a long, long way. Their student councils voted to raise money for The Shoe That Grows initiative to provide shoes for children in need in Guatemala in Central America, and Cameroon and Tanzania in Africa...

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Love is in the air (and it smells like coffee)

How should you brew your joe? There is a profusion of confusion on the best coffee infusion; however, it all comes down to preference: In the 16th century, folks simply boiled it three times in a pitcher (or ibrik) in the desert sand. No desert handy? It can be made this way on a stovetop as well. It comes out thick, chewy, offensive to the...

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