Wednesday, November 28, 2012
Facade work part of new signs, paint and other updates
Workers installed the new cornice for the Hometown Bank building during the Thanksgiving week in downtown Kent. The city issued a building permit for the work in September. The bank also has changed its sign color.
Wednesday, November 14, 2012
Local craft beer aficionados share their holiday favorites to help you expand your beer palate. And you can get them close to home.
Rozi's Wine & Liquor House Inc. 14900 Detroit Ave. Lakewood 216-221-1119 Rozi's Manager Bill Barak gave us the rundown between the two general classifications of Christmas-time beers, Christmas or spiced and winter warmers. “Winter warmers are scotch ales or strong ales. Basically they are heavier more malty. They warm your belly. They are thick and thus take longer to get through. “Then you have your Christmas beers which are spice beers. The actual classification is spice or vegetable beers is the broad style.” In his opinion Ohio is the leader of the spice beers as far as Christmas ales go. There really aren't other areas that produce it or produce it as well as we do, he said. Winter warmer craft beer selection: Breckenridge Christmas…
Friday, November 9, 2012
Too busy to cook or have you burned the turkey? Patch to the rescue. Check out this list of restaurants and grocery stores that will take care of your Thanksgiving Feast.
There's no rule that says you have to cook on Thanksgiving and while eating out eliminates the need to clean up, you could enjoy the comfort of home without the work by ordering Thanksgiving to go. Many of these places need you to order in advance. (*some places require advance ordering) BUBBA'S Q 820 Center Road Avon 440-937-7859 Features Bubba's Q smoked turkeys and brown glazed hams. Contact catering for further details. Carriage House Bakery & Market 36741 Detroit Road Avon Features takeout holiday side dishes, desserts and other bread based bakery for Thanksgiving. Giant Eagle 31990 Walker Rd. Avon Lake 440-933-5078 Features pre-made traditional Thanksgiving meal, turkey, side dishes and dessert. Order by November 18, 2012 Heinen's …
Eating out on Thanksgiving spares you the massive clean up, but some restaurants may require reservations in advance.
There's no rule that says you have to cook on Thanksgiving and while you could order the dinner to go, eating out eliminates the cleaning up part of the holiday. Taste Restaurant and Lounge 2317 Lee Rd, Cleveland Heights, OH 44118 216-932-3170 Features dine-in or carry-out Traditional Thanksgiving meal, Turkey, side dishes and dessert as well as holiday specials. Boston Market 14833 Detroit Ave. Lakewood 216-228-1236 Boston Market offers several options for your Thanksgiving meal. You can dine-in, order pre-made heat & serve meals, or order a catered dinner for pick-up or delivery. Their website details the combinations that serve large holiday feasts, or smaller meals. All restaurants open Thanksgiving Day. Pier W 12700 Lake Ave. …
Sunday, November 4, 2012
Hair salon first established in early 1970s
Karen Shaw has seen a lot of salon trends come and go from the seats in her shop, A Cut Above, on North Mantua Street. The 1976 Theodore Roosevelt High School graduate first started working as a stylist — just two days after graduating — for Pat DiMauro at what was then DiMauro's Kut and Kurl. "Six and a half years later he said he was moving to Dallas, TX, and either I had to find a new job or buy the place," Shaw said. "So I bought the place. And I changed the name so it was the first in the phonebook. "Basically I've worked here non-stop since 1976," she said. Of course there was the weekly sit, set and style crowd. And around the same time nail styling started to come into fashion. While nails remain fashionable, customers started …
Friday, November 2, 2012
New downtown bar, eatery looking to hire 30 people to start
Kent jobseekers looking for restaurant and bar employment can start their search at a downtown job fair for Newdle Bar, a bar and restaurant set to open in the new Davey Tree Building. The combination Asian restaurant and bar will hold open interviews and accept applications and resumés Saturday, Nov. 3, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the storefront at 295 S. Water St. Josalyn Barton, manager for Newdle Bar, said they're looking to hire 30 people to start and potentially 10 more in the coming months. The bar is scheduled to open in early December. "You can come in and almost like take a number," she said. "We’re going to do 10-minute interviews and collect resumés." From there, Barton said management will schedule a secound round of interviews…
Thursday, November 1, 2012
All information is according to the Kent Community Development Department
Here's the latest batch of building permits issued by the Kent Community Development Department: