Entries by Tara Mady

Holiday Lights in the Valley

Joy of Christmas The Joy of Christmas drive-thru holiday light display features one million lights in 80 holiday scenes. In addition to the light display, guests can register to meet Santa in the Ice Castle through December 23 (email [email protected]) and enjoy socially-distanced pictures with Santa ($9/photo), a holiday train display and carry-out Christmas cookies, […]

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 […]

Fireworks in the YO

Celebrate your patriotism with friends and family at one of the many fireworks shows in Youngstown & Mahoning County! And along with fireworks, there is also a variety of fourth of July festivals and celebrations happening. Below you’ll find times, dates and more details about each local festivity. Canfield Rotary Fireworks Fest When: Saturday, June […]

Golf Courses of Mahoning County: What’s New?

As fairways regain their vibrant green hue and bunkers dry, it becomes time for avid golfers to plan their next golf getaway. With 12 diverse courses, you’ll be hard-pressed to find another destination in the Midwest with such great access to affordable, high quality golf courses. Find details about some of the courses below, along […]

Spring Fever Part 2: Hunting & Fishing

Did you have a chance to hike and bike the trails mentioned in our last blog? Well, whether you’re ready or not, Mahoning County has even more opportunities for you to enjoy the beautiful outdoors! Below, check out some of the area’s best hunting & archery ranges, along with fishing and boating locations. Hunting & […]

Spring Fever Part 1: Hiking & Biking

We’re not sure about you, but our spring fever is at an all-time high while we wait for these pesky Ohio temperatures to finally warm up! Thankfully, Mahoning County is ready to treat our fever, with plenty of hiking and biking trails. Get outside, be rid of your spring fever and visit any of these […]

The Best Holiday Events in Youngstown!

The holiday season is here and with it comes countless holiday traditions and events! From holiday lights to performances there is no shortage of seasonal festivities in Mahoning County. Here are some of the best holiday events in the area to check out in the next couple of weeks!   Joy of Christmas Holiday Light […]

Meet the Roasters: Stone Fruit Coffee

In the final week of our Meet the Roasters blog series, we feature an interview with Josh Langenheim, owner of Stone Fruit Coffee Company, with locations in Boardman, YSU campus, Cornersburg and Columbiana. With many investments in the Youngstown area, Josh can be described as nothing other than Youngstown Proud. Read on to learn more […]

Meet the Roasters: Branch Street Coffee

Welcome back Joe in the YO enthusiasts! This week, Meet the Roasters features an interview with Matt Campbell, owner and roaster extraordinaire at Branch Street Coffee Roasters, located in Boardman. With trips to coffee-growing countries to source the best-available beans, precise weighing methods and latte foam art, Branch Street knows their coffee! But don’t take […]