Entries by Tara Mady

The Tradition of the Cookie Table

From wedding soup to pizza shops, the Youngstown area is home to many widely-loved recipes and traditions. But, one of our most cherished traditions undoubtedly is the Youngstown Wedding Cookie Table.   Let Us Explain If you’re not from the Youngstown area, then the concept of a “cookie table” might be kind of foreign to […]

Where to See Spring Flowers

The saying, “April Showers Bring May Flowers” couldn’t be more true in the Valley right now! Although we’ve had our share of rainy weather, rest assured flowers will start to pop up throughout Youngstown very soon. Not sure where to find them? Take a look below for some suggestions.   Mill Creek MetroParks – Two […]

The Wines of the Valley Wine Trail is Back!

It’s back by popular demand with ALL NEW charm designs for 2019: The Wines of the Valley Wine Trail! Featuring six area wineries, the Trail encourages you to try a variety of great wine, soak in beautiful views and explore the Mahoning Valley.   How it Works      Traveling the Wines of the Valley Wine […]

Where to Grab a Slice in Y-town

As the birthplace of Brier Hill Pizza, (the locally-loved green pepper and cheese creation) and home to countless local pizza shops, Youngstown was practically built on a foundation of crust, tomato sauce and cheese. From Valley favorites to unconventional concoctions, there’s no shortage of pies to try in the Youngstown area.  As a visitor, how […]

Diletto Winery’s NEW Location

With a new and improved location, countless specialty wines and exciting events, Diletto Winery is definitely worth a visit while in Mahoning County. Today, we’re here to share the inside-scoop on Diletto’s big move to Boardman, along with more details about their varied wine selection, sip ‘n paints and February fun.   New Location   […]

Can’t Miss Concerts in the New Year!

Whether you love classic rock hits, today’s pop tunes or a genre in-between, we can all agree on one thing: the Youngstown area is the place to go for great music. From Stambaugh Auditorium to Covelli Centre to the DeYor Performing Arts Center, Youngstown is a musical performance hotspot. Don’t miss out on all the […]

Holiday Lights in the Valley

Season of Lights – Boardman Township Park Enjoy a holiday drive through the Park to marvel at the beautiful light displays. It’s free and is open from 6pm to 10pm each night. Tune into 88.9FM to enjoy the music with the light show. When: December 2-January 6, 6:00pm-10:00pm Where: Boardman Park, 375 Boardman-Poland Road, Boardman   Winter Nights […]

Here’s The Best Fall Views in Mahoning County

While the leaves are slow to change this year, there’s still beautiful fall foliage views to see. And if you’re searching for the absolute most Instagram-worthy photo spots in Mahoning County, you’ve come to the right place! Today we’re sharing some of the best local spots to capture fall views.   Mill Creek MetroParks If you […]

Celebrate the Wine Harvest Season at The Vineyards at Pine Lake

Sprawling acres of lush green vines, freshly-curated wine and a glistening lake can only mean one thing: The Vineyards at Pine Lake. Family-owned and located in Columbiana, this stop on the Wines of the Valley Wine Trail is bustling with energy during its busiest time of year, harvest season! And today we’re traveling behind the […]

2018 Canfield Fair

Believe it or not, we are two weeks away from the largest county fair in the state of Ohio! Mahoning County’s Canfield Fair is back and better than ever for its 172nd year! Mark your calendars for August 29-September 3 and head out to the fairgrounds for entertainment, rides, food, animals and more.   What’s Happening? […]