Blogger Rob Netro checks out the new Mazda's at the Cleveland Auto Show at the I-X Center.
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Friday, January 25, 2013
Cure your cabin fever and tour the 4,000 square-foot Idea Home, Celebrity Designer Rooms and inspiring outdoor living spaces at the fourth annual event Feb. 2-10.
The Great Big Home and Garden Show will return to the I-X Center Feb. 2-10 with more than 650 exhibitors including several from Avon and Avon Lake. Avon Landscaping and Cutting Edge Lawn & Landscape as well as Avon Lake's Monkey Bars Garage Organization and Storage System and North Coast Home Automation will have exhibits. New Features and Attractions: • A fully-constructed, 4,000-square-foot Idea Home sponsored by Sherwin-Williams and Cleveland Magazine and built by Perrino Builders will inspire visitors with ways to plan and create their dream house. • The fully constructed, 2,000-square-foot Dream Basement built by Chagrin Falls-based Custom Remodeling and Design. • Fine dining at the Cambria Bistro, a full-service, white-tablecloth …
Sunday, November 4, 2012
Christmas Connection set for Nov. 16-18
The I-X Christmas Connection will return Nov. 16-18 to the I-X Center in Cleveland. The craft show includes up to 500 booths featuring items like gourmet dips, woven garments, flavored coffees, chocolate-covered pretzels, handmade jewelry, furniture and much more. New this year is the Christmas Wine Cellar, a wine-tasting area; and the Traveling Duck® Tape experience where attendees can check out a 31-foot Duck® Bus and other creative items made from the famed tape. A free roll of Duck® brand duct tape will be given to the first 500 attendees each day of the show. For kids, features will include Santaland, where youngsters can write letters to Santa or visit with the Jolly Old Elf; the Sugar Plum Shoppe, where children can buy gifts; and …
Saturday, February 4, 2012
Get inspired for home improvement and gardening at this huge show
February's a short month and spring will be here soon. It's a great time to think about what projects you want to tackle in your home and yard this year. And The Great Big Home & Garden Expo, which opens Saturday at the I-X Center in Cleveland, provides tons of inspiration. Avon businesses play a big role in the show. Creative Construction Solutions designed and built the Idea Home, featured in the video. The 2,400 square foot Craftsman-style ranch shows some key trends in home design and building. One of them, partner Andy Simons said, is that homes are shrinking. Whether it's the economy, energy costs or just not wanting to take care of that much house, Simons said, he's seeing that homeowners are less inclined to want homes over 3,000 …
Friday, January 20, 2012
Here's what's going on this weekend!
Are you a DIYer or DIY-wannabe? Need to have some work done on your home? Check out Remodel Ohio this weekend at the I-X Center. Avon's own Creative Constructive Solutions will be spotlighted as it will showcase the latest in children's bedrooms and bathrooms. You can also see DIY Network star Josh Temple of House Crashers at noon, 3 p.m. and 6 p.m. on Friday. Ever feel nervous walking out of a store into a parking lot? Learn about protecting yourself at a free introduction to self-defense class at Avon Branch Library. Jen Kappler, a nationally certified Rape Aggression Defense Instructor, will teach the class. Help out Avon/Avon Lake Relay for Life on Saturday as they hold their 2012 kick-off at Caribou Coffee. Twenty percent of the cost…
Thursday, February 10, 2011
Not sure what to do this weekend? Here are some Patchy ideas.
It’s Thursday, and you’ve got no idea what you’ll do for the weekend. Patch is coming to your rescue. We’ve got the best bets for your done-work-outta-here time. Check our picks for the activities to hit and new bars/restaurants to explore. 1. FRIENDS TEA PARTY Where/When: Avon Branch Library, Saturday, 2 p.m. Why Go: You and your kids will enjoy tea sandwiches, desserts, tea and entertainment. Pricing: $15 Adult with a child (extra children $6 each; an extra adult is $9.) 2. FRIENDSHIP APL’S 2ND ANNUAL WAGS TO RICHES Where/When: Tom’s Country Place, Saturday, 6:30 p.m. Why Go: Hosted by Fox 8’s Dick Goddard. Enjoy dinner, cocktails, live music, silent auction and Vegas Style Casino games, while you support the APL. Pricing: $80 per person…
Tuesday, February 8, 2011
Daily Patchcast: An Officer's Final Farewell, Spring Arrives at the I-X Center and Clip Your Way to Savings!
The roundup of the top stories across the region on Feb. 8.
Here's the list of the top stories from Patch sites in your area: UPDATE Stow Officer's Funeral Wednesday, Procession Route Set Avon Landscapers Bring Spring to Great Big Home & Garden Expo Lakewood Mayor Gets Raise, Council Only Gets Frustrated Coupon Clippers Save Big Bucks
Sunday, February 6, 2011
Here's the scoop on Avon doings
A fun night is in the offing with Friendship APL's Wags to Riches event at 6:30 p.m. Saturday at Tom's Country Place. Dick Goddard is hosting the event. There will be cocktails, live music, a silent auction and Vegas-style casino games. Avon Patch is continuing to launch new features. Something new to look forward to this week is Moms Talk, led by our terrific Moms Council. We'll post the topic at 1 p.m. Wednesday, and you can get the conversation going in the comments. Share your wit and wisdom. The Great Big Home & Garden Expo is all this week at the I-X Center in Cleveland. In addition to seeing the sophisticated interior design done by Distinctive Home Decor's Stephanie Schwarz in the feature home, two Avon landscape companies -- …