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Northern Ohio Wine Guild is celebrating its 50th anniversary in August

The Northern Ohio Wine Guild is celebrating its 50th anniversary this month. One of the oldest wine groups in the country, the guild is a non-profit organization based mainly on wine education. “Many of the guild members are award-winning amateur winemakers,” says Jim Sperk. “Some have moved on to become commercial winemakers in Ohio,...

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There’s still time to protect your deck before winter with Chagrin Home Improvements

Summer is winding down, but before you turn your attention to indoor projects, did you get around to cleaning, protecting and preserving your deck? There’s still time to get on the list at Chagrin Home Improvements for a deck cleaning, staining and sealing—without subjecting this valuable outdoor space to the harsh winter conditions that...

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Cara Reider of Chagrin Falls Gold & Coins explains how you can turn your unwanted gold and silver into cash on the spot

Sterling silver flatware and serving pieces, gold and sterling broken or never worn jewelry, coins, awards, pins, and class rings. Any of these things collecting dust in your house? Are they even your things to begin with or do they represent someone else’s memories? “Cleaning out” and “starting fresh” are words we’ve been hearing a...

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Death by wine and watermelon

We’ve explored the myth of the combination of wine and watermelon resulting in an increased libido. Let’s look at another old wive’s tale involving the same combination. “My friend, Betty Kaufman, an independent wine consultant in Napa, told me about another tale of wine and watermelon,” says Jim Sperk, of the Northern Ohio Wine...

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A professional cleaning and staining by Chagrin Home Improvements is a must to get the most out of your deck this summer and fall

Summer is here and fall is just around the corner—both prime deck seasons in Northeast Ohio. But don’t take that outdoor living space for granted. Your deck needs care and attention just as much as your indoor spaces, and maybe even more. “Your deck takes a beating all year,” says Joe Jacobs, owner of Chagrin Home Improvements...

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