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A Final Thought: Maybe the future isn't so scary

Last week, I made the mistake of asking a good friend who knows me well if he could suggest any New Year’s resolutions for me, something other than achieving the recommended daily allowance of fiber in my diet, which—at 38 grams a day—is going to require eating enough carrots to turn my skin orange. “Sure,” he replied,...

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Downtown Akron's Crave has an eclectic menu filled with surprises

If you ask chef/owner Aaron Hervey what kind of restaurant his downtown Akron Crave is, he’ll hesitate, then say, “New American” or perhaps, “Eclectic.” That’s because Crave cannot be pigeon-holed. It’s American, yes, but also Latin, Thai, Cajun, Italian, Hawaiian, etc. It’s fine dining, yet casual, and it’s busy at both...

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Update your bath for pennies on the dollar

If you’re thinking of updating your bath by replacing an outdated tub or shower, the project will likely mean a new floor, which will also entail removing the toilet and even the vanity. Suddenly, your simple job has mushroomed into a complete bathroom remodel that can easily cost $7,500. This is why so many people are opting for...

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How to give your business a better online presence

One of the most common questions Mimi’s Marketing Strategists hear from our local business clients is this: How do I affordably improve my business’s presence online? One answer is to have engaging content on a mobile-responsive website that accurately explains what your business does, including essential keywords and phrases that your...

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A Final Thought: A guide to gift-giving

Twenty-five years ago, I surprised my family with a special holiday present: a gift certificate for a hot air balloon ride for the four of us—me, my wife and our two daughters. I still remember my wife’s reaction when I presented her with the elaborate gift package detailing the calm sunrise lift-off, the gentle floating through the...

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