Entries by Tara Mady

7 Ideas for a Youngstown Road Trip

With Memorial Day weekend upon us, it is also the unofficial start of summer. Plan a road trip to Youngstown & Mahoning County and enjoy our outdoor recreation, golf courses, local dining, and unique treats. Here are seven ideas to get you started:   1.  Explore Mill Creek MetroParks Encompassing more than 2,800 natural acres, […]

5 Ways to Explore the Outdoors in Youngstown

Spending time outdoors is a great way to stay active and healthy during the COVID-19 pandemic. During this time, we also strongly encourage you to follow the health recommendations outlined by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) – including social distancing of six feet apart.   With the kids home from school and […]

Youngstown Area Restaurants Opening for Sit Down Dining

Ohio restaurants and bars opened outside dining on Friday, May 15, 2020 and inside dining on Thursday, May 21, 2020. Visit coronavirus.ohio.gov for the latest information including requirements for Restaurants and Bars and COVID-19 Restaurant & Food Establishment Guidance. Please check with each restaurant individually for their safety precautions.   The following restaurants and bars […]

Ideas to Celebrate Mother’s Day

This Mother’s Day might look a little different, but that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t celebrate Mom! Mahoning Valley restaurants, bakeries and retailers are ready to help you show your mom just how much you love her. Scroll below for some carryout spots, local sweet treat offerings and other unique gift ideas.   Mother’s Day Carryout […]

Support Local Ohio: A Guide to Mahoning Valley Local Businesses

Scroll through our guide of Mahoning Valley (1) restaurants offering pickup or delivery, (2) retailers selling unique goods and services online and (3) attractions providing virtual experiences and activities for all of us at home!   Local Carry-Out Several locally owned restaurants, bakeries, coffee shops and wineries in the Youngstown area continue to serve the […]

Where to Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in Youngstown

This March, the Youngstown area is going GREEN to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day! Cheer along with local marching bands at the 42nd St. Patrick’s Day Parade, plan an Irish breakfast date at Magic Tree Pub & Eatery or listen to Irish bagpipers at O’Donald’s Irish Pub and Grill in Austintown. Keep reading for more details […]

5 Creative Date Night Ideas for Valentine’s Day

Believe it or not, Valentine’s Day is just around the corner. While the usual flowers and chocolates are always nice, why not treat your sweetheart to an extra special date night in Youngstown this year? Here are five creative date night ideas that you and your special someone can enjoy in the Mahoning County area! […]

6 Ways to Treat YO-Self While in Youngstown

The New Year is officially here and we are looking forward to a year of new experiences, memorable moments and, most importantly, plenty of self-love! From spa days and beautiful art, to good wine and indulgent desserts, here are six different ways you can treat yourself while in the Youngstown area.   Tour Our Local […]

Helpful Guide to Healthy Eating in Youngstown

With one visit to the Youngstown area, you can probably tell that we love pizza. But, we’re also home to a wide variety of healthy restaurants! For all of you looking to eat healthier in 2020, here’s a helpful guide to some of our favorite clean-eating spots in Mahoning County.   Sweet Melissa’s Good Eats […]

The Ultimate Guide to Winter Break in Youngstown

This winter break, don’t keep the kids cooped up inside! Instead, visit the Youngstown area and enjoy the many family-friendly attractions and events happening here. Watch Disney on Ice, stargaze at the planetarium, experiment at OH WOW! and much more.   Explore and Learn at OH WOW! Children’s Center At OH WOW! Children’s Center for […]