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A Final Thought: The Best Laid Plans

My wife is a strategic planner by both vocation and genetic predisposition. She’s always ready with a Band-aid or one of those tiny screwdrivers to open the battery compartment of a grandchild’s toy. So I was shocked when she agreed to drive south with me for a belated spring break vacation with no plan—not a single hotel or dinner...

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For every room, style and budget, Lumen Nation has the perfect lighting solution

A delightful play on words, Lumen Nation illuminates a world of lighting for every room and every style, indoors and out. Owner Tom Rafferty has spent his career in lighting and shares his passion daily with customers. He opened the flagship store in North Canton six years ago, and a second one in Akron last year. “With more than 150...

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Eat, drink, unwind, enjoy, and repeat at Blue Heron Brewery

Chicken wings and ice cold beer in the fresh evening air may be as much a part of summer as swimming pools, vegetable gardens and family vacations. Unfortunately, since early in the year, the ability to score an order of wings at many pubs and eateries has been precarious because of a national shortage. Not to worry. Blue Heron Brewery is...

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Northeast Ohio is experiencing a bumper crop of spring debris, including oak catkins and maple seeds, destined to clog the area’s uncovered covers

Whether you call them curly Qs or cat tails, the pollen-filled catkins that fall from oak trees are on their way. So are maple seeds, whether you call them spinners, whirly-birds or helicopters. And this year, look for a bumper crop. “The past couple of years have been mild for maple seeds, but not this year,” says Anthony Alberino,...

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Southwest Landscape Management has the tools and the expertise to keep your lawn and landscaping in full bloom

As our lawns come back to life this month, now’s the perfect time to take stock of how your yard fared over the winter. Spring cleanup is best done early—and by professionals. Steve Rak, president and owner at Southwest Landscape Management, says his crews are already in full gear doing spring clean-ups for homes, commercial...

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