Dan Kane is the entertainment editor for The Repository’s Ticket magazine, for which he writes about theater, movies, rock ‘n’ roll, art, classical music, dance, restaurants, festivals and everything else that’s going on. Growing up in Wooster, he always thought of Canton as “the big city.”
“It’s the last thing a man is going to think of,” said Don Williams, a survivor of breast cancer. A retired crane operator at the Timken Co., Williams underwent a mastectomy in 2013 after being diagnosed with stage 3 breast cancer.
About 10 years ago, Andrew (Drew) Koehn bought a home espresso machine, and his future found a new direction. In November 2017, Andrew and his younger brother, Kirby, opened Esso Coffee in Alliance, a shop located at 1686 S Union Avenue, directly across from the University of Mount Union campus.
Downtown Canton gained a top-notch concert venue when The Auricle relocated from its original location in the Metropolitan Centre to an extensively renovated onetime Burger King just blocks away. Auricle owner Josh Brewer paid close attention to quality in every aspect of the venue.
It’s a jaw-dropping moment when the pork chop arrives at the table at Bocca Grande Italian Steakhouse. The grilled chop, which weighs around 25 ounces, is about 3 inches thick and served on an iron skillet in a puddle of savory juice that blends garlic butter and subtle Cajun seasoning.
Under the guidance of Max Barton, executive director of the Canton Museum of Art since September 2014, the museum has steadily increased its public profile through programming designed to attract new visitors from all corners of the community and beyond.
In a small town like East Canton, a local restaurant can be a social hub as well as an eatery. Lowry’s Family Restaurant, open since October 2015 at 800 Nassau Street W, draws a lively crowd of locals. Here, manager Melissa White talks about its food and fans.
Get married at Columbia Woodlands and you won’t have to worry about anyone texting during the ceremony. “There is no Wi-Fi here. It’s truly a disconnect from the digital world. It’s absolutely wonderful,” said Megan Crilley, Columbia Woodland’s wedding and event coordinator.
Many brides and grooms of today are eager to break with wedding traditions. Case in point: Royal Docks Brewhouse & Cannery in Jackson Township is a popular new venue for wedding receptions and even ceremonies.
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