Splurge: Get Out! Edition

With bike-riding season approaching fast, here are a couple of currently popular accessories from Ernie’s Bike Shop. The Delta Smartphone Holder ($24.99) mounts to the handlebars, making your array of phone apps readily accessible wherever you may ride.

ERNIE’S BIKE SHOP
splurge_ernie_caseWith bike-riding season approaching fast, here are a couple of currently popular accessories from Ernie’s Bike Shop.

The Delta Smartphone Holder ($24.99) mounts to the handlebars, making your array of phone apps readily accessible wherever you may ride.

The Planet Bike Superflash ($24.99) is touted as “the brightest, most visible taillight on the planet.” It takes two AAA batteries and features either a continuous or flashing light. A retailer and repair shop, Ernie’s is a go-to destination for bicycles, seats, gloves, helmets and other accessories. The Lake Avenue store also rents bikes for use on the nearby towpath.

LOCATIONS:
135 Lake Ave. NW, Massillon | 330-832-5111
1325 Portage St. NW, North Canton | 330-494-5323

HOURS:
10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday.

WEBSITE:
www.erniesbikeshop.com

JOURNEY ART GALLERY

Leah Petitti leads yoga class at the Journey Art GalleryYoga at an art gallery? Believe it.

Downtown Canton’s Journey Art Gallery has a sunny back room where yoga classes are offered Monday and Tuesday evenings, Wednesday at noon and Saturday mornings.

“It’s a moderate-flow class. Their intention is to welcome both the skilled and yoga novices,” gallery proprietor Su Nimon said.

For $50, you could purchase three classes and this Valerie Bertinelli yoga mat, or a package of five classes.

splurge_journey_detailsLOCATION:
431 Fourth St. NW, Canton | 330-546-7061

HOURS: Noon to 6 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday, noon to 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday or by appt.

WEBSITE:
www.journeyartgallery.com

RAISIN RACK

raisin-rackThere’s much more to healthy eating than kale, barley and tofu.

I went on a $50 “healthier” snack shopping spree at Raisin Rack Natural Food Market and came up with the pleasurable edibles pictured here. My bounty included a Luna Peanut Honey Pretzel Bar ($1.27), Endangered Species Dark Chocolate With Sea Salt and Almonds Bar ($2.49), Terra sweet potato and beets chips ($4.19), Rhythm Superfoods Zesty Nacho Kale Chips ($6.19), Raisin Rack Cranberry Chocolate Cashew Mix ($6.59), Amir Roasted Red Pepper Hummus ($2.29), MontChevre Garlic and Herbs Goat Cheese ($3.69), Lou’s Garrett Valley Naturals Turkey Snack Sticks ($5.19) and a slice of Eban’s Bakehouse Mississippi Mud Cake, $4.99.

LOCATION:
4629 Cleveland Ave. NW, Plain Twp. | 330-966-1515

splurge_raisin_.detailsHOURS:
9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Saturday, noon to 5 p.m. Sunday.

WEBSITE:
www.raisinrack.com

ABOUT SPLURGE

The idea for our monthly Splurge column was born from the 3/50 Project, a nationwide movement among local retailers to promote one thing—shopping locally. Each month, Splurge showcases unique products and gift ideas you can find right here in Stark County, each for around $50.