It’s probably a good thing that Shy Cellars is so far out of my way. The intimate Strasburg eatery is nearly perfect with delicious food, wonderful service and possibly the best dessert I’ve ever eaten. If it wasn’t an hour from home, I could see myself spending way too much money way too often.
A handsome Victorian house built in 1901 houses one of the liveliest lunch spots in Canal Fulton in its former living room. The Dragonfly Tea Room, which opened in 2011 at 116 Canal Street S, is popular for its menu of what owner Tiffany Craney calls “Southern tea house cooking.” The cozy setting, with lace curtains and loads of teapots, has plenty of period charm. And the Dragonfly offers popular monthly events for kids.
With all kinds of brews, ales, IPAs, lagers and reds, whites, sparkling and rosé options, there’s something for everyone at The Barrel Room in North Canton. Add a small plate of food to finish your order. Check the site to plan your trip when there’s live music.
Five years ago, Angela Fach was a broke, homeless and divorced mom of an infant and a toddler. Today, she runs two businesses, and is the founder of Canton Girl Gang, a new business networking organization dedicated to support women to launch and run a business.
Darcy Friel believes there’s no better place than Stark County to call home. “I’m one of those strange birds who loves it here,” she said with a laugh. “It’s just an inexpensive place to live, and your quality of life is so high. … And, to me, it just keeps getting better.”
A record 7 million Americans are 90 days or more behind on their auto loan payments, the Federal Reserve Bank of New York reported in February, even more than during the wake of the financial crisis era.
If you’re planning to a buy a house this spring, a consultation with one or more lenders should be on your agenda now. Lenders are there to educate you and evaluate your financing options, and homebuyers should be prepared with a few questions of their own.
American families don’t save money like they used to. In 2018, the personal saving rate hovered somewhere around 7 percent. That’s up from an all-time low of 3 percent right before the Great Recession hit, but it’s well below the rate of a few decades ago.