Home sweet home

Just a handful of months ago, I found myself in a new living space. I remember sitting by the fireplace, surrounded by boxes and plain white walls. I could not help but drink in the blandness of my surroundings with excitement, because I knew that within the following weeks the space would undergo a metamorphosis. Soon, the space would have…

April 2017 Around Town

Join Tough As Milk April 22 from 11 am to 12:30 pm at Transformer Station to Shift for Survivors of domestic violence! Tough as Milk is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit dedicated to helping survivors move toward healing through fitness and self-love by providing free yoga classes while they are in shelter. We are also committed to providing every client with their…

Love Where You Live

Mike Burianek, president and owner of Modern Home Concepts, knows a thing or two about pursuing a dream and bringing it to life. Burianek realized by middle school that he wished to be a carpenter and to open his own construction business. By accomplishing his own dreams, he has assembled and equipped a team of experts to help you build…

Color & Design Trends

Spring is coming much quicker this year after such a mild winter. On the design home front we are seeing a huge movement in homes becoming an oasis from the outside world. The need to feel connected, to relax, and to rejuvenate are driving this.

2017 Fashion Show

In 2014, The Women’s Auxiliary of The Salvation Army of Medina hosted their first fashion show and brought in over $3,500 to support their various community-based programs. These programs include Learning Zone (an after school tutoring program for elementary aged children), Kids Club (children work on life skills such as cooking), Bible Study, Women’s Ministries, M.U.N.C.H. (a hot meal program…

Coastal Cuisine in Copley

In Northeast Ohio, we are a long way from the ocean. Fortunately, though, there is an exciting new location on Montrose Restaurant Hill that pairs the taste of the coast with old-fashioned Midwestern warmth. Upon arriving at Kingfish Seafood, the first taste of your nautical experience is actually a feast for the eyes. The exterior of the restaurant is remniscent…

Growing Relationships

The team at Peters Professional Landscaping have noticed an interesting shift in recent outdoor living trends. “I have noticed a trend in people preferring to entertain their guests in their backyards rather than going out,” says General Manager Josh Riley. “People want something to keep bringing guests over.” In Ohio, the dramatic seasonal weather fluctuation was once dreaded. Now, there…

Perfect Power Wash Spring Cleaning

Along with brighter days, warmer temperatures and good feelings, spring also serves as a reminder that it’s time to tend to our homes after a long, harsh winter. This is why in the mid-19th Century, the term “Spring Cleaning” came into common use in England. Our ancestors picked up the habit of giving their homes a thorough scrubbing every March,…

Bringing Passion to Projects

Correy Petz had worked in landscaping and land care through college while he studied business and finance. After graduating, he was finally able to put on a suit and tie every day for work. However, when he was at work, he found that he missed the freedom of being in the great outdoors.