ArtsinStark CEO Robb Hankins has seen firsthand the transformation of downtown Canton in the last decade. Now he hopes the change not only attracts new visitors to the Canton Arts District but also helps downtown Canton progress even further.
The idea of local pride and celebrating local businesses is nothing new, but it seems to have grown in recent years. Or maybe I’m just now realizing how great local businesses are. In honor of this month’s Local Faves issue, I want to focus on my favorites in the food category.
Melissa Kath moved to Stark County seven years ago, after her husband accepted a job as a professor at Walsh University. Originally from Minnesota, the teacher at Fairless Elementary School lives in downtown North Canton—a location that gives her quick access to many of the things she loves about Stark County.
There’s been quite a bit of brew-ha-ha this fall about new breweries (four by our count) open now or opening in Stark County through the end of this year. Craft brewing is at an all time high—and Alex Fisher is getting in on the action.