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Jewelweed Returning to Brick-and-Mortar with Franklinton Shop

Susan Post Susan Post Jewelweed Returning to Brick-and-Mortar with Franklinton Shop

Sarah Dixon, owner of flower and plant shop Jewelweed Floral Studio, thought a major catastrophe like the coronavirus pandemic could mean dubious things for her business. As it turns out, the opposite was true. “COVID encouraged people to reach out to each other in more ways than before,” Dixon says. “People were sending flowers and […]

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New Bakery, Florist, Private Event Space Opening Soon in Clintonville

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega New Bakery, Florist, Private Event Space Opening Soon in Clintonville

Flowers and Bread. Coffee beans and focaccia. Casual coffee and private parties. Owners Sarah Lagrotteria and Tricia Wheeler hope to offer all means of comfort come opening day of Flowers and Bread in Clintonville. “Right when you come in you’ll see baguettes,” Lagrotteria said, gesturing to slats where drywall will soon hang. “You’ll see all […]

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Easton Farmers Market Brings Homemade Treats to Shopping Center

Chrissy Adams Chrissy Adams Easton Farmers Market Brings Homemade Treats to Shopping Center

A blazing sun and not enough wind blew through my hair this previous Thursday as I escaped the rush of fast food restaurants and received a taste of how people lived years ago during the Easton Farmers Market. One of my favorite reasons to visit these types of farmers markets is the delicious, homemade desserts […]

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Olde Towne Flowers and Gifts Now Open on Parsons Avenue

Anna Maconachy Anna Maconachy Olde Towne Flowers and Gifts Now Open on Parsons Avenue

Olde Towne East is filled with unique shops, restaurants, art galleries and more. Recently added to the bunch is a locally owned store called Olde Towne Flowers and Gifts, which opened in December. Owners Trevor Sthultz and Travis Fister provide customers with flower arrangements and gifts in a new shop they’ve crafted around a “feel-good vibe”. Fister honed […]

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Lea Gray Creates Beautiful Paper Blooms That Last

Anne Evans Anne Evans Lea Gray Creates Beautiful Paper Blooms That Last

There are some things so beautiful, and so close to the real thing, that it is hard to believe they are not what they seem. One may say Lea Gray’s sculptural floral bouquets are even better than the real thing because unlike their live inspiration, Gray’s arrangements never wilt. Gray began crafting sculptural floral bouquets in […]

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Find Beautiful Locally Grown Peonies at Red Twig Farms

Anne Evans Anne Evans Find Beautiful Locally Grown Peonies at Red Twig Farms

Grown in the gardens of Asia for thousands of years, the peony is often referred to as the oldest of plants. Peony plants can often live a century or more, and those who grow them, or enjoy their beauty and scents, have a real nostalgia for them. Red Twig Farms has been cultivating peony varieties […]

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Wedding Style: Doug and Todd

Anne Evans Anne Evans Wedding Style: Doug and Todd

Todd Popp and Doug Motz legally married in New York City on August 15th, 2011 and wanted to have a ceremony in Ohio with their family and friends. “Doug had proposed on November 11, 2010 and we were to be married in Ohio on November 11, 2011,” says Popp. “We considered a lot of different […]

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