Kids Fun Run series begins March 17 in Amherst

Lace up those cabin fever beater sneakers for “Run for the Rainbow” at Hollstein Reservation and Mercy Health Amherst HealthPlex at 47160 Hollstein Drive in Amherst. Registration begins 11:30 a.m. for a 12:10 p.m. race on March 17 on a half-mile course well-marked with colored stations around the Hollstein Reservation playground. Boys and girls ages 12 and under may participate with a $2 fee per … Continue reading Kids Fun Run series begins March 17 in Amherst

Veterans Day ceremony in Amherst honors brave sacrifices

Hundreds gather every year in a parking lot on Park Avenue to honor veterans in Amherst. A focal point is a veterans mural covering an exterior wall of a building. Conceptualized and painted by Amherst artist Mike Sekletar and others who helped him, the mural depicts scenes of veterans of major wars. The emotions conjured are moving. The most recent mural features portraits of Lorain … Continue reading Veterans Day ceremony in Amherst honors brave sacrifices

‘The Knock Out’ car show cruise-in in Amherst benefits Power 4 Pink

The fourth annual “The Knock Out” car show cruise-in benefits Power 4 Pink, an Amherst nonprofit organization that helps women in need pay for cancer treatment options. A slogan is they’re improving access to health care for people in Lorain County, one punch at a time. The event is 1 to 4 p.m. Aug. 19, hosted by Rebman Recreation in the north lot at 5300 Oberlin … Continue reading ‘The Knock Out’ car show cruise-in in Amherst benefits Power 4 Pink

Moosehead BBQ Grill in Amherst satisfies the barbecue craving

Address: 7660 Leavitt Road, Amherst Phone number: 440-985-7429 Website: http://www.mooseheadbbq.com Social media: Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/MooseheadGrill/ The objective was barbecue chicken and an afternoon snack. And Moosehead BBQ Grill fit the craving perfectly with BBQ grilled chicken nachos listed as a “starter” on a menu with plenty of tempting options such as adult mac and cheese, or a barbecue sampler for the “indecisive diner.” The menu also … Continue reading Moosehead BBQ Grill in Amherst satisfies the barbecue craving

The Pour House in Amherst serves craft beer, live music

Address: 134 Park Ave. in Amherst Phone number: 440-988-7687 Social media: Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/pg/ThePourHouseAmherst  Owner John Kolcun describes The Pour House as more of a party spot serving a rotating list of popular craft beers. They keep up with seasons and trends in beer, and offer handmade cocktails. But more than that, Kolcun and his regulars are musicians. So every Friday and Saturday evening live entertainment … Continue reading The Pour House in Amherst serves craft beer, live music