Think local first + Buy local when you can = Being a local!

In the past six months, the IGNITE program has met with and/or featured over 20 Lorain Road businesses, and in 2017 at least another 20 will receive some attention. What’s the purpose of bringing these businesses and their products/services… Read More

Isn’t it nice to have Options?

Kathy Wilson thinks so. As the owner of Options Salon & Spa, who came close to moving her business elsewhere, Kathy is delighted to continue her decade-long run in the right-hand corner of Fairview Centre. In other words,… Read More

UPDATED: Duck Duck Daycare Open House this Saturday

With the holidays over, it’s back to the three R’s: Reality, Routine and Resolutions! If one of your 2017 resolutions is to find a new daycare for your children, consider marking “Duck Duck Daycare Open House” on your… Read More

Emphasis is on “care” at Duck Duck Daycare

Coming up with the right name for your soon-to-be new business can be a burdensome responsibility—unless you are Heather and Tim Eber, owners of Duck Duck Daycare at 21531 Lorain Road, Fairview Park. The couple, who officially opened… Read More

Twelve Days of Shopping Fairview – but wait, what about those five golden benefits?

In 12 days, there was a lot of ground covered in Forward Fairview Park’s holiday shopping excursion along Lorain Road. Gift giving is at its best when it is local, thoughtful and includes building your own ‘community’ of… Read More

Twelve Days of Shopping Fairview – Day 12

On the twelfth “shop Fairview” day… Christmas shopping is a classic pastime, but it’s time to wind things down. What better way to do that than with a burger and beer at another classic – Fairview’s iconic historic-and-newly-refurbished neighborhood tavern:… Read More

Twelve Days of Shopping Fairview – Day 11

On the eleventh “shop Fairview” day… Rack ‘em up…all 11…well, actually it’s 12. River City Billiards takes you back to the new old days, your favorite corner stop for a game of pool. Tucked back in a nice… Read More

Twelve Days of Shopping Fairview – Day 10

Updated September 9, 2017: Paint It Yourself ceased operations since this blog was originally published. On the tenth “shop Fairview” day… Still stuck on what to get Nana for Christmas? We’ve got the perfect (and we do mean perfect)… Read More

Twelve Days of Shopping Fairview – Day 9

On the ninth “shop Fairview” day… The next time someone asks you “What’s new?” say, “Flip phones,” or “Hula hoops,” or “Mozart as no. 1 bestseller on Billboard.” All true. With an equal amount of truth you can… Read More

Twelve Days of Shopping Fairview – Day 8

On the eighth “shop Fairview” day… More energy??? Sign me up!  All this running around for Christmas gifts, and starting with a donut, might lead to the conclusion that you owe yourself a gift, too. Over the course… Read More