Some stores opening at midnight Nov. 23
Black Friday shoppers are expected to flock to Crocker Park in Westlake, where gift options range from fashion to iPads. Stores are opening as early as midnight on Black Friday, said Crocker Park director of communications Lisa Schwan. Schwan added that not all Crocker Park stores have announced their Black Friday hours. Are you going shopping on Black Friday? Share your tips and experiences in the comments.
Iron Chef makes an appearance at his new burger restaurant.
At 10:30 a.m., a half-dozen people were outside the door of B Spot, Michael Symon's new burger-brat-and-beer restaurant in the Greens of Strongsville, waiting for the grand opening at 11. "We always like to be at a new restaurant on the first day," said Joe Kaderabek of Strongsville, who was at the head of the line with his wife, Linda. "When Don's Pomeroy opened, we were there. We got a free lunch -- I told the waitress if I'd known, I'd have ordered dessert." Behind them in line, Tom Firment waited patiently with his daughter, Alyssa, 10. "We always go to the latest and greatest in Strongsville," Firment said. By 11 a.m., when general manager Brian Deibel swung open the door and said, "Welcome to B Spot," the line of lunch customers had…
A quick roundup of stories from across the region!
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The roundup of the top stories across the region for Feb. 17
Here's the list of the top stories from Patch sites in your area: Update: Strongsville Borders Not on Closing List Cuyahoga Falls Borders Bookstore Survives Latest Round of Closings Crocker Park Welcome Two New Upscale Retailers Whiz Kid: Leah Weisburn Portion of McDonald's Sales Feb. 24 to Benefit Officer Jonathan Bastock Family Fund