Eisenbrei Plaza Optical is the quintessential definition of a family-owned, family-run small business. Mark Eisenbrei and his wife, Loretta, currently run the business started by his late father, Maurice. His mother, 91, only recently stopped keeping the books for the business.
Not everyone finds his life’s calling at 9 years old. But that’s when Jerry Petros found his true passion for coin collecting. In the decades hence, he has forged a highly successful career as the founding owner of Alliance Coins & Jewelry at 1194 W State Street.
Longtime artist, designer and crafter Cathy Lillie was an “upcycler” before it was cool. Her business, Pinetree Primitives & Rustic Riches at 334 Fourth Street NW, Canton, features handmade gifts and home décor items made from reclaimed, reconfigured and re-imagined objects and materials.
Bob Pireu was just 24 when he decided to pursue the dream of his own business. Twenty-five years later, Bob & Pete’s Floors at 4713 Tuscarawas Street W is one of the most iconic businesses in Stark County.
The rolling greenery of Minerva contains a number of barns, but none quite like the home of Red Barn Home Furnishings. For founder, carpenter and lead designer Ben Crawford, it’s more than a business; it’s the continuing story of his family’s love of nature and trees in particular.
To enter The Next Chapter bookstore at 310 Fourth Street NW in Canton is to feel instantly comfortable. With its well-worn, original wooden floor and leather furniture, the shop features walls lined with books covering practically every genre that can be written, from history, to theology, to fiction, to children’s literature.
Walking into the Bird’s Nest Furniture is like stepping into another world. A well-appointed, eclectic and stylish world. The store at 4718 Everhard Road NW specializes in furniture constructed from recycled wood, and reconfigured and rescued materials from India, along with antiques, home décor items and unusual light fixtures.
The Repository Select Rite Aid Stores Spee-D Foods Buehler's Fresh Foods Fishers Foods, including 44th Street NW, Tuscarawas St. W, Fulton Drive, Lincoln Way E. and Cleveland Ave. NW locations Aultman Hospital Gift Shop Mercy Medical Center Gift Shop Gervasi Vineyard Marketplace Carpe Diem Coffee Shop, downtown Canton and Belden Village Mall locations News Depot Avenue Arts Marketplace Yum Yum Tree Alliance Grapes in a Glass