December '14

Meal of the Month: 3 Palms

Tucked within Hudson’s pride and joy, First and Main, 3 Palms is a trendy pizza joint with a rustic-industrial interior and a cozy, warm atmosphere. Moderate in size, the pizzeria and bakery seem to draw quite the crowd, and after one visit, it’s apparent why—everything is really fresh, and really good.

Holiday cocktails

Bartenders Bud Hoelzle and Wendy Casale mix up the perfect holiday cocktails. Read to see how they got into bartending, what they like about it, and try one of their recipes.

Reader photo gallery: Holiday home decor

The holidays are a beautiful time of year. With decoration ideas galore, these crafters, DIY-ers and decorators sure know how to make spirits bright. From holiday wreaths to mantel garland, these readers’ homes are looking ready for this holiday season.

Local Gift Guide: Gifts for Home

Find the perfect gifts to decorate your home this holiday season. These nine local stores have just the right added touch to take your room from drab to fab.

Inside Historic Onesto Lofts

After more than 80 years, hotelier Frank Onesto’s vision of the crown jewel of Canton has taken root in another developer’s mind. The Onesto Hotel, a designated Ohio Historic Landmark in downtown Canton, has been reborn as the Historic Onesto Lofts, one- and two-bedroom luxury apartments, and the building has been restored to its former opulence by owner Steve Coon.

The Twisted Olive | Taste Test Preview

At last, the wait is over. After nearly a year of curious Facebook fans (now more than 6,000 to be exact) following construction updates and menu teasers, the new Twisted Olive is officially open.

Notables: Thoughts on Christmas

Spending a winter day at the Christmas tree farm is a revered holiday tradition for many families. Yet each year, more and more households abandon the live tree tradition and opt for an artificial Christmas tree.

The mysterious fruitcake

Fruitcake always mysteriously shows up on the dessert table during the holidays. My question is why. Why does this loaf of smashed fruit—and is that bread?—end up on the same table with the delectable desserts?