Get your Christmas gifts last minute at the Procrastinator’s Shopping Event

What: 6th Annual Procrastinator’s Shopping Event Where: Holiday Inn Cleveland Northeast, 7701 Reynolds Road, Mentor When: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Dec. 22 and 23 Why you should go: Always put some or all your holiday shopping off until the last minute? This event is here to help. The sixth annual Procrastinator’s Shopping Event will have more than 50 local crafters and vendors with unique last-minute gifts to purchase and … Continue reading Get your Christmas gifts last minute at the Procrastinator’s Shopping Event

Christmas in July fundraiser at Great Harvest Bread to benefit A Special Wish

Mentor Great Harvest Bread Co. is raising funds for 10 local children battling life threatening illnesses to mark Christmas in July.   From July 23-28, customers are encouraged to add $2 to their purchase, which will go directly to The Anytime Fitness 24 in 24 benefiting A Special Wish – Cleveland, according to a news release. As a thank you, Great Harvest will offer customers a … Continue reading Christmas in July fundraiser at Great Harvest Bread to benefit A Special Wish

Mentor On Tap & Uncorked is a great way to taste Ohio-made beer and wine

What: Mentor On Tap & Uncorked Where: Mentor Civic Center Park, 8600 Munson Road, Mentor When: 5 to 11 p.m. June 23. Doors open at 4 p.m.  Why you should go: Ohio beer. Ohio wine. Live local music. Food trucks.  I’ve mentioned before in this space how great beer festivals are, and I stand by that comment. If you’re just starting to learn about craft … Continue reading Mentor On Tap & Uncorked is a great way to taste Ohio-made beer and wine

Blaze Pizza a solid player in the fast-casual game

What: Blaze Pizza, a national chain fast-casual pizzeria, with two franchise locations in Northeast Ohio. Where it’s located: 9571 Mentor Ave., Mentor; and 5125 Dressler Road, Canton. When it’s open: 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Sunday through Thursday; 11 a.m. to midnight Friday and Saturday. Why you should go: With a build-your-own pizza option, customizable with over 30 toppings, guests of Blaze are sure to find something they enjoy. NBA … Continue reading Blaze Pizza a solid player in the fast-casual game