Saturday, March 17, 2012
We left it in your hands to decide North Canton's best St. Patrick's Day hangout, and you chose Puckers Sports Pub & Grille
First off, thanks to everyone who nominated North Canton St. Paddy's Day hangouts on North Canton Patch, everyone who shared our poll on Facebook and everyone who cast a vote in the poll. The winner, with 62 percent of the vote, is Puckers Sports Pub & Grille, which also won our last Readers' Choice contest — North Canton's best fish fry. Congrats, Puckers! (Check out Puckers' Facebook page to see how exactly they're celebrating the Irish holiday.) We've got to give a nod to the Barrel Room and Jojutlas Mexican Grill, which also were featured in the poll this week, thanks to your nominations. The Barrel Room came in second place with 26 percent of the vote. Look for our next installment of "Readers' Choice" Monday, when we'll ask you what …
Thursday, March 15, 2012
Three local bars and restaurants are vying for title of best St. Patrick's Day spot in North Canton
What's your St. Paddy's Day vice? Green tortillas at Jojutlas Mexican Grill? A free build-your-own reuben buffet at the Barrel Room? Or kegs-and-eggs and the Brighter Side Band at Puckers Sports Pub & Grill? The three are pitted against one another in our Readers' Choice competition this week to find where the best spot is in North Canton for a St. Paddy's Day celebration. We've been taking your nominations since Monday, and the time has come to vote. So, tell us, where would you rather spend your Irish holiday? We'll tally the votes at 5 p.m. Friday and announce our winner Saturday morning!
Thursday, January 12, 2012
Lots of live entertainment happening this weekend. We're talking dramatic performances, musicals and jazz, blues and soul music.
1. 'GYPSY' AT THE NORTH CANTON PLAYHOUSE Where/When: North Canton Playhouse; 7:30 p.m. Friday, 2:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Saturday, 2:30 p.m. Sunday Why Go: Take a look at our video preview and try to resist heading to the North Canton Playhouse to watch this hilarious drama/comedy about an overbearing stage mom. Cost: $12 adults and $11 seniors and students 2. 'RABBIT HOLE' AT KATHLEEN HOWLAND THEATRE Where/When: Kathleen Howland Theatre at 2nd April Galerie & Studios, 324 Cleveland Ave. NW, Canton; 8 p.m. Friday, 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. Saturday Why Go: Watch the drama unfold on stage: A dysfunctional family goes through the grieving process and strives to heal themselves. Now that's deep. Cost: $10 3. JAZZ, BLUES & SOUL MUSIC AT THE SPOT Where/…
Thursday, November 24, 2011
Stop by the theater, a music venue or Santa's village this weekend
1. SMALL BUSINESS SATURDAY AT FISHERS FOODS Where/When: Fishers Foods; During business hours Saturday Why Go: Customers paying with an American Express card can receive s $25 credit if they've registered their card on the Small Business Saturday Facebook page. Cost: No charge 2. THE HITMEN PERFORM AT PUCKERS Where/When: Puckers Sports Pub & Grille; 8:30 p.m.-11:30 p.m. Friday Why Go: The Hitmen will celebrate being named the No. 1 local band in the Akron “Beacon’s Best” contest, the next-day’s Ohio State-UofM football game, big renovations at Puckers and an end to the Black Friday shopping day. (Plus, they might even sing a Pink song they've been working on.) Cost: Free 3. 'THE NUTCRACKER' AT AKRON CIVIC THEATRE Where/When: Akron Civic …
Wednesday, May 18, 2011
We found you a North Canton resident who plays a mean trumpet in two local bands, has performed in just as many Rose Bowls as Archie Griffin (in the Ohio State marching band) and has a solid weekend lined up with shows
Skip Scherer is about to have a busy weekend, with a big show at Legends Sports Pub & Grille Friday and another at Puckers Sports Pub & Grille Saturday. We thought we'd get this trumpeter to talk to us about what got him started in music and what he loves about singing to "parrot heads" (Jimmy Buffett followers) one day and being a member of the Hitmen the next. North Canton Patch: Tell me about the Hitmen of North Canton. Scherer: The Hitmen (Kent Ramsey, John Arnold, Todd Johnson, Skip Scherer and Jerry Patton) started 10 years ago and are actually made up of five people from North Canton. Our niche is classic rock and big hits. We're starting to kind of branch out from just classics of '70s and '80s to try newer stuff. We are the "hit" …
Thursday, March 31, 2011
It was a busy night inside Puckers Sports Pub & Grille in North Canton Wednesday night, and photographer Randy Oing was there to capture it
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- Randy Oing
Thursday, March 31, 2011
Volunteer Margie Serri organized a fundraiser for Friends of the Stark Pound at North Canton's Puckers Sports Pub & Grille Wednesday night. The organization works to educate the community and ensure humane treatment of dogs. They had live music, drinks, food and a big crowds to support the cause.