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Meet the Artist: Arabella Proffer

Cleveland-based painter Arabella Proffer isn’t one to let adversity slow her down or dampen her spirits. In the summer of 2020, a decade after she was first diagnosed, she found out that her cancer had returned and was deemed inoperable. She was given a prognosis of months, not years. If you take a look at her blog,, you will...

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For the last 50 years, Miles Farmers Market has been the name we’ve associated with the freshest foods available

The U.S. president was Richard Nixon. The average cost of a new house was $25,000. “Joy to the World” by Three Dog Night topped the music charts, and Walt Disney opened his theme park in Florida. The year was 1971. It was also the year Miles Farmers Market opened in Solon. Celebrating its 50th anniversary this month, Miles Farmers Market...

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The owners at Plato’s Closet in Mentor have seen a sharp uptick in shoppers this summer

So long, sweatpants. With the pandemic year in our rearview mirror, people are heading back to the office, socializing again and rediscovering fashion. Clothing retailers across the country are reporting a surge in sales. Locally, the owners at Plato’s Closet in Mentor have seen a sharp uptick in shoppers this summer. “People...

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Relieve stress, pain, and more with acupuncture

Now more than ever, people are more open-minded about exploring new paths to wellness, seeking balance and encouraging optimum energy flow. Once thought of as an alternative practice, acupuncture is now widely accepted among the medical community, both nationally and here in Akron. “Clinical research into acupuncture as a medical...

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Tiger Air Heating and Cooling can help you chill and breathe a little easier

As we embark on the steamy, scorching-hot “dog days” of summer, are you noticing your air conditioning is faltering? “People are spending more time at home, and working from home, so that puts more of a burden on the cooling system,” says Tiger Air Heating and Cooling owner Phil Tromba, who has spent the last 37 years in the HVAC...

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