Reclaiming land, memory with local food

BRUSH WITH FAME: Elizabeth Glasgow (seated, far left) on the set of Marjorie Mariner’s cooking program, ‘Kitchen Corner,’ which was broadcast on WFMJ (Channel 21). The photo dates from the 1960s. Mariner was Glasgow’s great aunt. By ELIZABETH GLASGOW | METRO MONTHLY CONTRIBUTING WRITER Years ago I wrote a post for a mostly abandoned food blog called […]

Museums and Galleries for January 2015

Akron Art Museum. 1 S. High, Akron, 44308; 330-376-9185. 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Wednesday-Sunday; 11 a.m.-9 p.m., Thursday. The Andy Warhol Museum. 117 Sandusky St., Pittsburgh, Pa.; 412-237-8300. Collection includes paintings, sculpture, works on paper, prints, photographs and covers work from all periods. Includes drawings, commercial illustrations, sketchbooks, 1960s Pop, and 1980s collaborative paintings […]

July 28: MVHS Archives closing to the public for move to History Center

The Mahoning Valley Historical Society’s Archival Library will be closed to the public on Monday, July 28 in preparation to move the collection to the Tyler Mahoning Valley History Center in downtown Youngstown. The projected date for the MVHS Archives to reopen at the History Center (325 West Federal St.) is early November 2014. The […]

Wick Park Historic District, a turn-of-the-century neighborhood works to rebound

HISTORIC NEIGHBORHOOD WORKS TO REBOUND – This collection of images captures many of the historic homes, churches and institutional anchors found in the Wick Park Historic District. Once home to some of Youngstown’s wealthiest families, the Wick Park neighborhood is currently experiencing renewed appreciation after decades of decline. Recent catalysts include a new neighborhood group […]

Calendar (Week 2) June 8-14

Saturday 8 Annual: Immaculate Heart of Mary Festival, 4490 Norquest Blvd., Austintown; 330-793-9988. Polka Mass, drawings, rummage sale and fireworks. Occurs June 5-9. 5th Annual Youngstown Gay Pride Festival and Parade, downtown Youngstown; 330-799-1240 or Performers, food vendors, a beer tent, informational booths, entertainment, and a parade. Parade begins at noon on June 8 […]

• Calendar – Live music (Week 4) May 22-31

Wednesday 22 Izzy’s. Bill Henceroth. Open stage. 8-11 p.m. Lemon Grove. Lounge Lizzardaoke. 4 p.m. Lemonaoke. 9 p.m. Royal Oaks. Koebel. Open stage. 9 p.m. Shotz Bar and Grille. Gary Markasky Project. 9 p.m. Up a Creek. Todd Cutshaw. 7 p.m.  Gary Pirrung. 10 p.m. Thursday 23 Clark Bar. Bill Henceroth. Open stage. 8-11 p.m. […]

Calendar (Week 1) March 1-7

Friday 1 Stuffed Cabbage and Halushki Sale, Sts. Peter & Paul’s Orthodox Center, 1025 North Belle Vista Ave., Youngstown; Orders accepted through March 4 by calling 330-792-7068, 330-716-2726. Pick-up and bake sale: Saturday, March 9 between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Stuffed cabbage $16 per dozen, Halushki $5 per quart. March Manga!, Public Library, Public […]

Ed O’Neill to receive honorary doctorate at YSU commencement in May

Youngstown native and television star Ed O’Neill, who is currently featured in the hit show ”Modern Family,” will receive an honorary Doctor of Arts degree at Youngstown State University’s spring commencement 10 a.m. Saturday, May 18, in Beeghly Center on the YSU campus. About 1,000 undergraduate students will receive diplomas at the ceremony. To ensure […]

• Calendar – Live music (Week 3) March 15-21

Friday 15 Cedars/West End. Five Elements, Captain Brasky. 10 p.m. Downtown Coffee Cafe. Crossroad Blues Band. Blues. 8-11 p.m. Izzy’s. Breeze Way. 7 p.m. Lemon Grove. The Kickaways, Automatons, Class A Bandits. 10 p.m. Mastropietro Winery. Danes-Sylvester. Folk, light rock. 7 p.m. Saturday 16 Backyard Bar and Grille. Ginny and the Jettz. 9 p.m.-1 a.m. […]

Ohio EPA director to speak at Regional Chamber breakfast on March 25

Scott Nally, director of the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency, will be the speaker at a Regional Chamber Government Affairs Council breakfast scheduled for 7:30 to 9 a.m. on March 25 at the Holiday Inn in Boardman. Nally has been Ohio EPA director since January 2011 and has more than 20 years of public and private […]