August '14

West Side Market

If all this talk of The Cleveland Flea has you in the mood for market adventures, a 10-minute drive over the bridge into Ohio City will bring you to the doorstep of Cleveland’s oldest publicly owned market, West Side Market.

What 2 Do B4 Back2School | Roam Edition

End the summer with a memorable trip to one of greater Northeast Ohio's arts, culture and entertainment locales. Whether you're looking for something little bit educational, a little bit adventurous, or just plain fun, these ideas for What 2 Do B4 Back2School in Cleveland, Akron, Youngstown, Wooster and New Philadelphia won't let you down.

Welcome to The Cleveland Flea

The Cleveland Flea is speckled with your typical (and atypical) vintage and antiques dealers, but the real draw is in the overwhelming showing from some of the region’s most talented and eclectic “makers.”

What’s this all about? | Introducing Roam

After overwhelming feedback from you about our April “Get Out!” issue, with features on travel and staycations in greater Northeast Ohio, we realized that our readers are craving stories about the great arts, entertainment, food, dining, style and events happening just a short hour from home. Let About be your guide!

Back-to-school brights

Buying school supplies doesn’t have to be boring. No longer are plain notebooks and yellow No. 2 pencils the go-to for back to school. Stock up on these fun supplies, and you might actually want to go back to school.

Red Cross Bash

The American Red Cross of Stark County BASH was held in April at the MAPS Air Museum. The event was a fundraiser to support the American Red Cross’ local programs, and it raised more than $78,000. Kim Kroh is the chapter executive of the Stark County chapter. Aristea Tzouloufis is a major gifts officer for the Red Cross. Holly Davies and Missy Pitinii were co-chairmen on the event board. Laura Mann is the chairman of the board for Stark County.

yStark! Wear & Share

Ystark! recycled its own thought and did it again, with more than 10 dozen fashionistas at the Joseph Saxton Gallery of Photography. Wear & Share, an upcycle fashion show, challenged 11 local designers to convert their Goodwill treasures into runway fashions. The evening included shopping, a fashion show, competition, the Goodwill Challenge and charitable fun. The event is hosted by ystark! and Goodwill Industries of Greater Cleveland and East Central Ohio. This sustainable event was sponsored by B.Zimmerman Law.

United Way Annual Breakfast

United Way of Greater Stark County honored caring community volunteers and workplaces in front of a full house during its Annual Meeting Breakfast and Campaign Awards celebration at Kent State at Stark’s University Center in April.