February '18

Masquerade Ball

Phoenix Rising Behavioral Healthcare & Recovery hosted its second annual Masquerade Ball at the Historic Onesto Hotel. The evening was filled with fun and elegance. The Voodoo BBQ served a delicious meal, and DJ Larry Thompson entertained the crowd.

Puppy love

Save a Mom Pregnant Dog Rescue cares for 12 American Bulldog pups in this 2014 photo.

One Bite

The fifth annual One Bite Taste Event took place in October at the GentleBrook Event Center in Hartville with 300 guests in attendance. Local restaurants, caterers and bakeries were featured, and bloggers Collyn Floyd and Lisa Dalpiaz of Two Amused Bouches and Alecia Bencze of Ohio Wanderlust were in attendance to enjoy the tastes of the township and surrounding area.

Aultman Women’s Board Fashion Show

The Women’s Board of Aultman Hospital hosted its seventh annual fashion show, Angels on the Runway, Fashion for a Cause in November at the Cultural Center, led by co-chairs Judy Minton and Darlene Schuring. More than 280 guests were in attendance.

Mercy Harvest Ball

The Mercy Service League held its 2017 Harvest Ball in October at the Canton Memorial Civic Center. Mercy staff president, Ronald Crock, M.D., and Stark County sheriff, George Maier, served as honorary chairs, and Barbara Frustaci and Kathleen Prasnal served as Mercy Service League event co-chairs.

Mint & Lime Asian Bistro | Behind the Food

There’s a simple meaning behind the name of Mint & Lime Asian Bistro. “Mint and lime means fresh. Everything fresh. Everything,” said Kenny Ly, owner and chef of the restaurant at 7180 Fulton Drive NW in Jackson Township.

Sweet treats

Downtown Canton bakery JAA Dessert Studio & Café has all the sweets you could want. It’s a family-owned baking company offering custom desserts, cakes and pastries like the ones shown here. Stop in for a treat, or try a fresh deli sandwich.

Little Chicago Clothing Co.: Canton’s Cheerleader

It’s ironic that one of downtown Canton’s biggest cheerleaders grew up in Akron. In 2015, Amy Eibel and her husband, Greg, launched Little Chicago Clothing Co., which features custom-designed screen printed T-shirts that celebrate Canton.