On February 25, the Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank launched its 2020 Harvest for Hunger, its biggest annual fundraiser, with a goal of $1.32 million and 100,000 pounds of food. And then came COVID-19, and with it Gov. Mike DeWine’s stay-at-home order.
Anyone who’s read About Magazine during my tenure as Test Kitchen writer knows I love a good Christmas cookie. Every year, I make several batches of my favorite recipes and put together trays to take to my family gatherings.
For years, I’ve heard friends talk about how they love going to Jasmine Asian Bistro for date night, and I’m glad I finally tried it myself. The restaurant, located in a strip plaza on 30th Street in Canton, has a cozy ambiance and top-notch food.
Enjoy grilled-to-order steak, chicken and shrimp kebabs and pitas at Mata Mediterranean Grill in Canton. Also on the menu are freshly prepared Grecian salads, rice pilaf and a variety of made-from-scratch hummus options. Stop in to enjoy all of the Mediterranean cuisine.
“Joy to the world!…” As an avid viewer of annual holiday light displays, I hold out a hope that high-tech exhibitions setting their lights to the melodies of popular carols will make heavy use of that well-known Christmas hymn.
The “LA” in LA Office Solutions has nothing to do with Los Angeles. “It started back in 1989; we started in lower Akron,” company president Ashley Caley explained with a laugh. The company, which has been located in Canton for 20 years is a family-owned business that specializes in selling, leasing and servicing office equipment.
Kourtney Hill didn’t get the job she initially applied for at Stark County Job & Family Services. But she must have made a good impression because the agency called her to see if she would be interested in another position in the agency’s adoption division.
Milestone is Canton’s place to play games, have drinks and make memories. It’s a comfy spot with a massive collection of all kinds of games, including board games, party games, card games, dexterity games and more. Choose a frosty pint from Milestone’s ever-changing drafts, large bottle and can selection or a classy themed cocktail.
Each month, our staff shares their favorite “picks” of the month, whether they be TV shows, movies, books, podcasts, recent events, recipes they’ve tried, dishes from restaurants, places they’ve visited or a mix of a few.
Kelsey Davis has been the editor of About magazine since January 2014. She was born and raised in Stark County and received her bachelor’s degree from Kent State University. She currently resides in North Canton with her husband, Austin, and two cats, Max and Mila. She loves going to the library (even while on vacation) and believes everyone should use and enjoy their local library.