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Fromage du Monde

Fromage du Monde, in downtown Canton, is an artisan cut-to-order cheese house featuring dine-in cheese flights, deli service and catering with boards, trays and grazing tables for your next gathering. Its name and aesthetic are French-inspired, but don’t fence it in. Its cheeses have been sourced from all over the world and it boasts a wide variety of milk types, textures and regions.

Studio Fit One

Head to Studio Fit One in Jackson Township for bootcamp on a bike. You’ll get fast results with a fun and impact-free workout. Studio Fit One offers the world’s only three-in-one core, cardio and strength fitness in 45 minutes. Enjoy all the great fitness gain without any of the pain. Check out the website to enjoy a one-week free trial.

Stephanie Simmons | Books of My Life

Stephanie Simmons is a lifestyle photographer specializing in maternity, newborn and family photography. Her style is focused on raw, authentic moments, and she is passionate about working with families to capture the important details of their little one’s lives that they’ll want to remember for years to come. She shoots outdoors on location within the Akron, Canton and Cleveland area as well as at her studio in downtown Hartville.

What are your New Year’s resolutions or what is your favorite thing to do in the winter? | Contributor Q&A

One of my new year’s resolutions is to spend more time at my home. That probably sounds really silly, but I like to be busy and keep myself highly scheduled. I just put up my calendar for November (we write a few months ahead for the magazine) and there are only three days in the whole month that are unplanned. So my resolution is to try to stay at home a few nights a month and actually wash and put away my laundry in the same evening or something crazy like that.

Tips for a perfect first-kiss photo

The first kiss is something to remember. “A first kiss at the end of your wedding ceremony is a totally singular moment in your life. You’ve probably never really kissed in front of an eager crowd before, and it is also such a symbolic beginning of a married life,” said wedding photographer Becca Dilley of Minneapolis-based Becca Dilley Photography.

2020 Person of the Year: Massillon Mayor Kathy Catazaro Perry

Massillon Mayor Kathy Catazaro-Perry spends the majority of her time running a city with more than 32,000 people. With such a busy profession, the mayor has become a maestro for the tasks of planning and prioritizing. She balances work and an active life at home that includes young children and is also a participant in multiple civic organizations throughout Stark County.

The Docket January 2020

Jan. 25, An Evening of Organ and Orchestra: Organ and Orchestra? Yes please! Enjoy a new viewpoint of some older works with two pieces on the program reworked by the Canton Symphony Orchestra’s Maestro himself. The Canton Symphony Orchestra’s organ soloist is Heather Cooper, who is also a local elementary school music teacher and 2018 Music Teacher of the Year finalist. The concert prelude with Assistant Conductor Matthew Jenkins Jaroszewicz starts at 6:30 p.m. The performance starts at 7:30 p.m. at Umstattd Performing Arts Hall. Tickets range from $28 to $48. Student tickets 18 and older with ID are $10. Children 17 and younger get in free. cantonsymphony.org

Where to buy

The Repository
Select Rite Aid Stores
Spee-D Foods
Buehler's Fresh Foods
Fishers Foods, including 44th Street NW, Tuscarawas St. W, Fulton Drive, Lincoln Way E. and Cleveland Ave. NW locations
Aultman Hospital Gift Shop
Mercy Medical Center Gift Shop
Gervasi Vineyard Marketplace
Carpe Diem Coffee Shop, downtown Canton and Belden Village Mall locations
News Depot
Avenue Arts Marketplace
Yum Yum Tree Alliance
Grapes in a Glass