The rolling greenery of Minerva contains a number of barns, but none quite like the home of Red Barn Home Furnishings. For founder, carpenter and lead designer Ben Crawford, it’s more than a business; it’s the continuing story of his family’s love of nature and trees in particular.
Monday night, I had the honor of attending Art & Ale at Royal Docks Brewing Company. I had always wanted to attend an art and alcohol event, and I was excited to see something happening at one of the new breweries.
It wasn’t even 30 years ago when passers-by could see the large copper roof from Perry Drive NW. The enormous house, across from Brookside Country Club, is hidden by the trees now. The 15,000-square-foot home may be Stark County’s most expensive, and exclusive, home.