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Be Thankful for These 8 LoLo Gifts

LoLo Gifts for November 2021 - Cutler Real Estate

Gratitude is the attitude for November, and Cutler Real Estate is thankful to be a member of such a vibrant business community. We've teamed up with LoLo Gifts for special offers that help you discover the amazing restaurants, shops, and small businesses around Northeast Ohio, Columbus, and Cincinnati.

As you prepare for the holidays, take a break and treat yourself with one of these delightful offers.

November Gifts:

Medina: Breakfast

Cleveland: Popcorn

Wooster: $10 Certificate

Columbus: A Beer or Cider

Kent/Stow: Cupcakes

Canton: A Bouquet

Akron: Bar of Soap

Cincinnati: Chocolate

Medina: Breakfast

Griddle's Cafe

986 N. Court St., Medina, OH 44256

As the saying goes, eat breakfast like a king. You'll definitely feel like royalty when you start your day with a satisfying homestyle meal of pancakes, corned beef hash, or biscuits and gravy at Griddle's Cafe.

About Griddle's Cafe

While the diner menu and ambiance may feel traditional, Griddle's Cafe recently celebrated their one-year anniversary. They've built a following on friendly service and classic dishes with an updated twist, such as their oatmeal with crème brûlée topping.

Contact And Hours


Tuesday - Sunday 7:30 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Cleveland: Popcorn

Kernels by Chrissie

530 Euclid Ave., Cleveland, OH 44115

Popcorn is a canvas for an endless range of flavors, making it the perfect snack for any taste. Which of the dozens of sweet and savory flavors at Kernels by Chrissie will satisfy your craving?

About Kernels by Chrissie

A popcorn kettle may not seem like a romantic gift. But when Chrissie's husband presented her with one, little did she know that this present would change their lives. Chrissie went from treating family and friends to building a full-fledged popcorn business, including mobile units to serve farmers' markets, music festivals, and other events.

Contact And Hours


Monday - Saturday 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Wooster: $10 Certificate

Miss Amy's Bakery

1494 E. Smithville Western Rd., Suite C., Wooster, OH 44691

The pastry case at Miss Amy's Bakery is filled with a selection of mouthwatering cookies, cupcakes, and other luscious baked goods. Use your $10 certificate toward whatever strikes your fancy.

About Miss Amy's Bakery

Yes, there really is a Miss Amy, and her Instagram-worthy treats do more than delight the taste buds of residents. Owner Amy Crosland provides true community partnership through her bakery's support of local organizations and causes, such as Special Olympics and the Wayne Center for the Arts.

Contact And Hours


Tuesday - Thursday 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Friday 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Saturday 8 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Columbus: A Beer Or Cider

Land-Grant Brewing Company

424 W. Town St., Columbus, OH 43215

Looking for a place to kick back and unwind after a long day? Raise a beer or cider with friends at Land-Grand Brewing Company.

About Land-Grant Brewing Company

The historic 1920s building that houses Land-Grant Brewing Company once held an actual factory that produced elevators and track systems. Today, 12,000-square-foot facility accommodates a full brewhouse along with a great taproom and beer garden. Food is available from a rotating assortment of food trucks.

Contact And Hours


Monday - Wednesday 3 p.m. - 10 p.m.
Thursday 11 a.m. - 10 p.m.
Friday - Saturday 11 a.m. - Midnight
Sunday 11 a.m. - 8 p.m.

Kent/Stow: Cupcakes

The Mockingbird Bakery

154 Cherry St., Kent, OH 44240

When your sweet tooth demands attention, a cupcake is the perfect solution. Choose from Death by Chocolate, Salted Caramel, or 14 other flavors on the everyday menu at The Mockingbird Bakery.

About The Mockingbird Bakery

Cupcakes are just the tip of the baked goods iceberg at The Mockingbird Bakery, which offers a full assortment of cakes, cookies, and pastries. Pair your favorite sweet with one of their hot cocoa bombs. These hot beverages, in flavors like Chocolate Mint and Cinnamon, will warm you up fast on a cold winter day.

Contact And Hours


Tuesday 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Wednesday - Saturday 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Canton: A Bouquet

Dougherty Flowers

3717 Tulane Ave. NE, Louisville, OH 44641

Nothing brightens the day faster than flowers. Pick up a fresh, colorful bouquet for yourself or a friend at Dougherty Flowers.

About Dougherty Flowers

Family-owned Dougherty Flowers' "roots" in Stark County go all the way back to 1923. With nearly 20 fully operating greenhouses, they provide an incredible variety of flowers and plants at the peak of freshness. Their talented staff will work with you to design a custom arrangement for any occasion.

Contact And Hours


Monday - Friday 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Saturday 8:30 a.m. - Noon

Akron: Bar of Soap

The Bird Store and More!

117 Merz Blvd., Fairlawn, OH 44333

Birdbaths are just one of the many supplies and accessories found at The Bird Store and More! When it comes to soap, use your offer for a fragrant bar to pamper yourself or a friend.

About The Bird Store and More!

Over 23 years ago, animal lover Sue Wright and her husband Paul made the leap from devoted customers to owners of The Bird Store and More! You'll often find Sue in the bird supply/gift shop alongside Tito, her pet Havanese, and Rae, the Blue-fronted Amazon parrot that serves as the shop's mascot.

Contact and Hours


Monday - Friday 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Saturday 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Cincinnati: Chocolate

Maverick Chocolate Co.

129 W. Elder St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

Chocolate is the answer for any bad day. Indulge with mint, lemon lavender, peanut butter, or one of the other gourmet bars at Maverick Chocolate Co.

About Maverick Chocolate Co.

When Paul Picton's engineering job took him around the globe, he always returned with top-quality chocolate for wife Marlene and their sons. They decided to put their knowledge of chocolate to use by opening Maverick Chocolate Co. All products are handcrafted in small batches from ethically-sourced cacao beans.

Contact and Hours


Tuesday - Friday 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Saturday 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Sunday 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Giving Thanks Year-Round

November 2021 LoLo Gifts - Cutler Real Estate

At Cutler Real Estate, we don't believe gratitude is limited to a season. That's why we've teamed up with LoLo Gifts to offer a new list of freebies each month. Just contact your Cutler Real Estate agent to get started.


These 9 Ohio Events Will Get You in the Holiday Spirit

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Can you believe that the holiday season is already around the corner? Now is the perfect time to start planning for some holiday family fun, and there are plenty of great events all around Ohio to help every member of the family get in the holiday spirit. Catch a fantastic holiday concert in Northeast Ohio, shop for unique, handcrafted gifts in Columbus, or learn to create your own Christmas ornaments in Cincinnati. You'll find all that and more in our list of 9 Ohio events that will get you in the holiday spirit.

Lightwire: A Very Electric Christmas

182 S. Main St., Akron, OH 44308

Searching for a holiday performance that both kids and adults will love? A Very Electric Christmas from Lightwire Theater is one of the most unique holiday performances that you'll find anywhere, and this year's show takes place on December 19. The story of A Very Electric Christmas follows a bird named Max, who stops at the North Pole with his family and winds up on a grand holiday adventure. After the show, VIP ticket holders can even meet the cast, ask questions, and learn more about how they create their spectacularly distinctive performances.

Cleveland Orchestra Holiday Concerts

11001 Euclid Ave., Cleveland, OH 44106

The Cleveland Orchestra is renowned for its enchanting holiday performances, and the Holiday Concerts series is sure to be a hit this year. The series is set for December 9 through 19 this year, with one performance each Thursday and Friday, followed by two performances on Saturday and Sunday. Performances take place at the gorgeous Severance Hall performance venue, with conductor Brett Mitchell leading the orchestra as they play all of your holiday favorites. Reserve your tickets online to ensure that you get a seat at one of Cleveland's most popular holiday shows.

Frosty Frolic 5k

1615 Stadium Park Dr. NW, Canton, OH 44718

Whether you're looking for a great workout before you enjoy your holiday meals or you simply want to support a good cause while seeing the sights, the Frosty Frolic 5k on December 11 offers something for everyone. The course for the 5k will take you through the scenic Stadium Park Holiday Light Display, and you can enjoy some special holiday treats when you cross the finish line. There will also be appearances from Santa, Mrs. Claus, and Frosty, so this is a fun event for the whole family.

Columbus Winterfair

717 E. 17th Ave., Columbus, OH 43211

Shop for the perfect handcrafted gifts or find one-of-a-kind items to decorate your home at the Columbus Winterfair, which takes place from December 3 through 5 at the Ohio Expo Center. The event brings together artists and artisans from across Ohio who have been working all year to create unique crafts for the holidays. It's a great place to find items for the people on your list who are hard to shop for, and there will also be crafting demonstrations so that you can get tips from the experts on how to create your own holiday crafts.

The Nutcracker at Ohio Theatre

39 E. State St., Columbus, OH 43215

From December 10 to 26, the BalletMet performance group will be putting on the holiday classic, The Nutcracker, at the beautiful Ohio Theatre. Backed by orchestral performances of Tchaikovsky's classic score, the dancers of BalletMet bring the story of The Nutcracker to life on stage. Stop by for a matinee performance on the weekend, or enjoy an evening show any night of the week throughout the show's run this year.

A Magical Cirque Christmas

34 W. Broad St., Columbus, OH 43215

Looking for a fresh, new spin on the classic holiday performance and something that will appeal to family members of all ages? A Magical Cirque Christmas is just the thing, and this year's show will be taking place on December 11 at the Palace Theatre. The show combines breathtaking acrobatics from Cirque performers with all of your favorite holiday music under the direction of Magical Hostess Lucy Darling. It's a live holiday performance unlike any other, and you can only find it in Columbus.

Holiday Pops

1241 Elm St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

The Holiday Pops at the Cincinnati Music Hall is one of the city's longest-running and most popular holiday performances, so this is one show that you won't want to miss. This year's performances will take place across two weekends, December 3–5 and 10–12. Performances are led by conductor John Morris Russell, with a talented cast of vocalists, musicians, and dancers. Hear some of your favorite classic holiday tunes, with both traditional and contemporary songs that your family is sure to love.

Glass Holiday Ornaments Workshop

4426 Brazee St., Cincinnati, OH 45209

Create memories that will last a lifetime as you make your own unique glass Christmas ornament at Brazee Studios in Cincinnati on December 11. During this workshop, you will learn how to create a layered glass ornament with expert instruction and all of the supplies that you'll need provided by the studio. The workshop is hosted by the Taft Museum of Art and is open to everyone age 15+ with special discounts available for museum members.

Anderson Township Tree Lighting Ceremony

7578 Beechmont Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45255

Get ready for a day filled with family fun at the Anderson Township Tree Lighting Ceremony, which takes place on December 4 at Anderson Towne Center. The fun starts in the afternoon with free holiday-themed food and drink, followed by a visit from Santa. There will also be some great live performances, with your favorite holiday music ringing out through the air. Top it all off with the tree lighting ceremony, when the beautifully decorated Christmas tree is lit up for the first time. After the ceremony, enjoy some special deals and events from businesses at Anderson Towne Center.

The Most Wonderful Time of the Year

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Feast and Socialize at These 9 Supper Clubs Around Ohio

Supper Clubs - Explore Ohio - Cutler Real Estate

Does the term "supper club" conjure up visions of exclusive restaurants where Frank Sinatra and his Rat Pack caroused over steaks and martinis? In reality, Midwest supper clubs offer fine dining and socializing in a more widely accessible setting.

Here's a brief look at the history of this enduring American classic, along with a list of the best supper clubs around Northeast Ohio, Columbus, and Cincinnati.

History of Midwest Supper Clubs

Supper clubs are often associated with Los Angeles and New York City, but the Midwest is deep in their DNA. In fact, the first supper club was opened in Beverly Hills, CA by a native of Milwaukee.

In their heyday during the 1930s, supper clubs were meant to be an outing for an entire evening. Contemporary supper clubs are less formal but retain the emphasis on traditional meat-and-seafood menus and lively social interaction.

Music Box Supper Club

1148 Main Ave., Cleveland, OH 44113

Located in the iconic Flats of downtown Cleveland, Music Box Supper Club is truly a one-stop entertainment venue. Downstairs, guests dine on a menu of short ribs, fresh seafood, and other favorites prepared with some Caribbean flair. Upstairs is the concert hall that has hosted noted musical acts such as John Hiatt, Rufus Wainwright, the Smithereens, and Lucinda Williams. The supper club opens at 5 p.m. Thursday through Saturday and 11 a.m. Sunday. From Monday through Wednesday, dining is available only for concerts and other events.

Asterisk Supper Club

14 N. State St., Westerville, OH 43081

As indicated by its slogan, "Exclusive - but Inclusive," Asterisk Supper Club aims to make elegant dining accessible to all. In addition to lunch and dinner of comfort food favorites, Asterisk offers traditional high tea daily from noon - 4 p.m. Sip on your choice of tea while nibbling on scones, sandwiches, and other accompaniments. Westerville was once known as the "Dry Capital of the World," but today Asterisk serves an assortment of classic and craft cocktails. Hours are noon - 9 p.m. Monday through Thursday, noon - 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and noon - 8 p.m. Sunday.

Oak Park Tavern

2919 State Route 430, Mansfield, OH 44903

While steak is a mainstay on the menu of most supper clubs, Oak Park Tavern is also known for its signature Lake Erie yellow perch. Sit at the bar and watch as your meal is prepared in the open kitchen. If you prefer a different view, relax outside on the all-season patio. Oak Park Tavern is open 3 - 8 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday and 3 - 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday.

Ampersand Asian Supper Club

940 N. High St., Columbus, OH 43201

A Midwest tradition takes on global flavors at Ampersand Asian Supper Club. Thanks to its sophisticated dining room and creative menu, Ampersand earned a spot on Columbus Monthly's list of Best New Restaurants in 2020. Customers rave about the rich miso soup and the binge-worthy nori fries, but the ramen dishes are the real stars of the show. Favorites include the mushroom-forward Fungus Among Us and pork-studded Tonkatsu. Ampersand is open daily from 11:30 a.m. - 9 p.m.

Paragon Supper Club

797 Miamisburg-Centerville Rd., Dayton, OH 45459

Fans of nostalgia will love Paragon Supper Club, where the ambiance takes you back to the 1970s. Opened in 1978, the Paragon retains the brick wall, wood accents, and chandelier lighting of that era. Ribeye and filet mignon are highlights of the classic upscale menu, but check out the daily chef's features such as sauerbraten and 32-ounce Wagyu tomahawk. Hours are 5 - 10 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday, 5 - 11 p.m. Friday, 4:45 - 11 p.m. Saturday, and 5 - 9 p.m. Sunday.

The Avenue Steak Tavern

94 N. High St., Dublin, OH 43017

Can't decide between an upscale steakhouse or casual pub? Get the best of both at The Avenue Steak Tavern. The menu includes steaks, side dishes, and other classic supper club fare along with pub favorites such as roast beef on weck and crispy hot chicken biscuit. Save room for the banana bread pudding, a customer favorite topped with hazelnut chocolate and caramel. The Avenue is open 4 - 9 p.m. daily, with extended hours until 10 p.m. on Friday and Saturday.

Treasure Island Supper Club

4250 Chief Woods Lane, Moraine, OH 45439

Founded in 1961, Treasure Island Supper Club started out as a modest diner frequented by local General Motors employees. It has since grown to become a popular gathering place known for its spectacular U-shaped handmade wooden bar. The extensive collections of area memorabilia add to the community feel. Many customers recommend the house salad dressing, described as, "poppy seed dressing without the seeds." Hours are 11 a.m. - 9 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 11 a.m. - 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday. 

Prime Cincinnati

580 Walnut St., Ste. 100, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Prime Cincinnati's mission statement couldn't be more simple or more profound: "A passion to serve." That passion comes through in everyone, from the chef to the wait staff. Looking for a place to unwind after work? Stop by for $7 MidWeek Martinis and some shareables from the happy hour menu. Enjoy live music on Wednesday and Friday or catch the big game on one of the 4K high-definition TVs. Dinner is served seven days a week and lunch is available weekdays from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.

The Pine Club

1926 Brown St., Dayton, OH 45409 

True to its old-school roots, The Pine Club doesn't accept credit cards or reservations. Even George and Barbara Bush were once told it would be a 45-minute wait for a table. But the restaurant's four-star food and luxurious ambiance have gained national acclaim from the New York Times, Gourmet Magazine, and Cooking Channel, where The Pine Club was featured on "The Best Thing I Ever Ate." Hours are 4:30 - 10 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 4 - 11 p.m. Friday and Saturday.

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Cutler's Top Producers for October 2021

Top Producers - October 2021 - Cutler Real Estate

The leadership team at Cutler Real Estate provides its Realtors with the necessary tools and technology to do their jobs to the best of their ability. But it goes far beyond that: We want each and every one to live a magnificent life. We believe Cutler agents should have the freedom to work in the way that best suits them to create that life for themselves.

The top producers, production leaders, and listing leaders for October 2021 are doing just that. We congratulate the following Realtors and groups for providing the superior customer service people have come to expect from Cutler Real Estate.


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If you're looking for an experienced real estate professional, we can help. Find out how Cutler Real Estate can assist you with buying or selling a home across Ohio and Northern Kentucky. Find a Realtor today.


8 Northeast Ohio Places that Confirm Chicken Soup is Good for the Soul

Chicken Soup Around Northeast Ohio - Cutler Real Estate

Whether you're sick, chilly, or just feeling down, there's nothing like chicken noodle soup to get you feeling like yourself again. It's a specialty of moms and grandmas everywhere, and no other version will ever quite measure up to the one that was always served to you as a child. 

If your family's cooking is not an option right now, though, there are plenty of places to get a comforting cup of soup in Northeast Ohio. With National Chicken Soup for the Soul Day coming up on November 12th, now is the perfect time to check one or two of the popular soup spots listed below.

Pallotta's Pastries and Gift

2120 Byrd Ave., Cuyahoga Falls, OH 44223

Pallotta's Pastries might not sound like a place where soup would be served, but this establishment is much more than just a bakery. They also sell a variety of fresh-cooked meals, including sandwiches, pastas, and omelets. Their excellent chicken soup is a local favorite and is available all week in addition to a rotating soup of the day.

If you have a sweet tooth, they also sell an assortment of baked goods, including breads, muffins, cookies, and cakes. All their food is homemade and as gorgeous to look at as it is delicious to eat.

Plain and Simple Diner

4774 US-62, Berlin, OH 44610

Berlin's Plain and Simple Diner lives up to its name in the best possible way. Run by a pair of home cooks who had a reputation for delicious barbecue in their community, this restaurant uses nothing but fresh ingredients in all of their dishes. 

This diner serves hot dogs, hamburgers, wraps, fried fish, chicken wings, and all kinds of other comfort foods – including, of course, chicken noodle soup. It's available in a bowl or a cup and tastes very similar to the home-cooked recipes you remember from childhood.

Primo's Deli

1707 Vernon Odom Blvd., Akron, OH 44320

Primo's Deli has been named Akron's #1 Deli by the Akron Beacon Journal three times in its 35-year history, so you know they're worth a visit! Many locals love coming here for hot dogs, burgers, salads, sandwiches, and beer. 

Their chicken soup is especially well-loved, featuring a rich broth, savory chunks of chicken, and distinctive shell noodles. It's only available on an occasional basis as part of their soup of the day specials, though, so be sure to call and ask when it will be available next before you head out to give this place a try.

Hello Bistro

3265 W. Market St., Fairlawn, OH 44333

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Located inside Fairlawn's Summit Mall, Hello Bistro has become a popular dining and takeout spot in their local community. You can get their delectable chicken noodle soup by the cup or the quart, depending on your needs. Still hungry? They also serve fresh-cut French fries, grilled cheese sandwiches, burgers, salad bowls, and more.

The nice thing about this place is that there are many healthy options to pair with your soup, allowing you to round out your meal with some extra nutrition. There are plenty of vegan and gluten-free options if you are dining with others with specific dietary needs.

PLX Deli

5187 Manchester Rd., New Franklin, OH 44319

A favorite lunch destination for New Franklin residents, PLX Deli serves soups, salads, sandwiches, and everything else you need for a hearty midday meal. Their homemade chicken soup is available every Saturday and Sunday and is one of their most popular menu items among regulars.

If you need a little more to fill you up, the shop also serves a selection of signature entrees like Country Fried Steak and Bourbon Chicken. These dishes stick to the deli's general comfort food angle while also giving you something a bit more substantial to chew on.

The SouperMarket

7501 Carnegie Ave., Cleveland, OH 44103

The aptly named SouperMarket is a specialty restaurant that serves nothing but – you guessed it – soup. Their Pulled Chicken Noodle soup is one of their staple offerings and is available all week long. All of their soups are served with a sizable chunk of bread and butter. If you're still hungry, you can round out your meal with a grilled cheese sandwich or a box of chicken wings fried in duck fat. 

The shop also offers chicken stock by the quart or gallon, which can serve as a delicious savory base for your own soups at home. Neither the stock nor the soup contain any additives or preservatives. Both are also low in sodium, making them great options for people following a heart-healthy diet. 

Joe's Deli and Restaurant

11750 Madison Ave., Lakewood, OH 44107

Joe's Deli and Restaurant is one of many establishments run by the Abdallahs, a Lebanese family who immigrated to America in the 1950s and 60s. This shop serves a variety of specialty sandwiches alongside traditional Lebanese dishes, including dawali, kibbee, and baba ganooj. 

Their esteemed chicken soup can be purchased in cups, bowls, or to-go quart containers. All of their soups are only available as part of a rotating selection, but no single type of soup is ever unavailable for more than a few days. If the chicken soup isn't on the menu when you first visit, come back a little later — it's worth it!

Local West

7402 Detroit Ave., Cleveland, OH 44102

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Local West describes themselves as a craft sandwich and beer bistro, but like any great sandwich shop, they also offer a selection of soups on the side. Their chicken soup is just one of the many soup varieties that they cycle through daily.

Their dishes are made with local meats and cheeses for maximum freshness and a uniquely Midwestern flavor. Stop by for lunch today and see what keeps people coming back again and again!

Soup to Warm You Up Inside and Out

We all know chicken soup doesn't really cure colds or stop the sniffles, but it still has an undeniable healing power all its own. What's your best chicken soup story? 


Order Thanksgiving Pies From These 8 Places in Northeast Ohio

Order Thanksgiving Pies - Northeast Ohio - Cutler Real Estate

Thanksgiving dinner doesn't feel complete without several pies, but making them yourself can be time-consuming as well as difficult. Why not leave the task up to the experts and order pies in various flavors that will impress your holiday guests?

Start planning your menu now and check out these great places to order Thanksgiving pies from in Northeast Ohio.

Norcia Bakery

624 Belden Ave NE, Canton, OH 44704

Norcia Bakery has a long history of success and was founded in 1918 by the Norcia family, who immigrated from Italy. The bakery offers fresh-baked bread and pastries, including a variety of pies at affordable prices, so it's a great place to order several different flavors to end your Thanksgiving dinner on a sweet note. While you're there, pick up some of the bread, an authentic Italian split-top loaf made using the original bread recipe that John Norcia brought from Italy.

Rood Food + Pie

17001 Madison Ave. Lakewood, OH 44107

If you've had a slice of pie with your meal at Rood Food + Pie or have visited the restaurant's pie bar, you'll want to make one of their unique creations part of your holiday menu. For a more sophisticated take on the classic banana cream pie, try their version that's made with bananas in spiked vanilla pudding with brandy-soaked vanilla wafers and topped with fresh whipped cream and a brandy caramel drizzle. Or impress your guests with the Amaretto Custard, which in addition to its rich custard, has a vanilla almond butter crust, whipped cream, toasted almonds, and smoked sea salt.

Tiffany's Bakery

620 Ridgewood Crossing Dr., Akron, OH 44333

Serving up pies, cakes, and pastries like cannoli and doughnuts for over 40 years, Tiffany's Bakery will have you drooling over their large menu of tasty sweets. Pie choices include traditional favorites like apple and cherry as well as cream pies. The shop takes pride in making sure pies look as good as they taste, and it's received several local Best Bakery honors as proof of its success.

The Sweet Fix Bakery

2307 Lee Rd., Cleveland Heights, OH 44118

This cozy Cleveland Heights bakery got its start as Craig's Divine Desserts, a licensed, home-based bakery that was successful enough to expand. All of its baked goods are prepared on-site, including cakes, cookies, and pies by the slice or whole pies. Order a traditional favorite like a sweet potato or key lime pie, and add in pineapple supreme and decadent Oreo pies.

Gray House Pies

26075 Detroit Rd., Westlake, OH 44145

You're sure to find lots to order at Gray House Pies, which serves a large variety of pies including, fruit, cream, specialty, and savory pies. All are homemade, including the butter crusts, and when milk and eggs are used, they're organic and free-range, respectively. You won't find any fillers, preservatives, or canned fruit used, either. Try a Four Berry Buzzed Friends pie made with four types of berries as well as brandy and honey, a pumpkin pecan crumble pie, or a crapple (cranberry/apple). Or, if you'd prefer a savory pie to serve alongside your turkey, order a mac n cheese (plain or with bacon) or loaded potato, each made with a flaky pastry crust.

Bakers Square Restaurant & Pies

7011 W. 130th St., Parma Heights, OH 44130 

Many people like to enjoy a meal at Bakers Square Restaurant & Pies, and the highlight is often a slice of pie for dessert. Many of the restaurant's pies have won multiple awards, so they've proven to be deliciously popular. You can order whole pies to take home for Thanksgiving, including the triple berry, which is bursting with the fruity flavor of raspberries, blueberries, and boysenberries. You'll also find favorites like pecan, cherry, and apple (which also comes in a reduced sugar option) on the menu, as well as the most popular option — a French silk pie with smooth chocolate silk covered with real whipped cream and milk chocolate curls inside the pastry crust.

Nancy's Main Street Diner

426 Main St., Grafton, OH 44044

Nancy's Main Street Diner has become well known locally for its cakes and pies, most of which can be made in sugar-free varieties and full-sugar versions. The diner serves cream, fruit, and Dutch fruit pies, including raspberry and coconut cream options. For full-on, belt-loosening decadence, go for the Elvis Pie, which has a peanut butter crumble crust and layers of fresh banana slices, peanut buttercream, banana cream, homemade peanut butter sauce, whipped cream, and vanilla wafers.

The West Side Bakery

2303 W. Market St., Akron, OH 44313  

The West Side Bakery has garnered a loyal following since its opening in 1995. It's been honored for 13 years by Akron Life Magazine as the Best Local Bakery and also earned the award for Akron's Best Bakery from the readers of the Akron Beacon Journal. Choose from pies like pecan and pumpkin, as well as bumbleberry, buckeye, hot fudge, peach raspberry, and more. They look just as good as they taste, so they'll make a beautiful addition to your Thanksgiving table.

Autumn Skies and Delicious Pies

What's your favorite type of pie to find on the Thanksgiving table?


9 Places Around Ohio to Celebrate Aviation Month

Aviation History Museums - Explore Ohio - Cutler Real Estate

November is Aviation History Month. It's a great chance to reflect on the history of air travel and all those who have made aviation what it is today. From Wilbur and Orville Wright to Amelia Earhart, so many notable people have shaped the industry. You can celebrate by reading more about these aviation pioneers and also by visiting aviation museums. There just so happen to be some great ones across the state of Ohio.

Crawford Auto-Aviation Museum

10825 East Blvd., Cleveland, OH 44106

Operated by the Western Reserve Historical Society, the Crawford Auto-Aviation Museum showcases both automobiles and aircraft. One of the most notable displays is the 1910 Curtiss Model E "Bumble Bee," a small prop plane. The museum also houses a 1930 Howard DGA-3 named "Pete," which won five out of seven races in the National Air Races in Chicago.

This museum is open Thursday - Sunday, and admission is $15 for adults. Discounts are available for students and veterans, and active military members receive free admission. 

MAPS Air Museum

2260 International Parkway, North Canton, OH 44720

The MAPS Air Museum is a great place to learn about the history of military aviation. Inside, you'll get to see an assortment of military aircraft from various periods in history. See a Martin Glider from the early 1900s, a BT-13A from World War II, and so much more. There are also displays honoring fallen soldiers and Medal of Honor recipients.

This museum is open Tuesday - Saturday. Admission is $10 for adults and free for active service members and World War II veterans. A guided tour takes about 2 hours, but most people spend 3 - 4 hours inside the museum.

International Women's Air & Space Museum

1501 N. Marginal Rd. Ste. 165, Cleveland, OH 44114

Countless women have played essential roles in advancing the aviation industry, and this museum in Northeast Ohio honors them. Admission is free, and guided tours are available for a small donation. The museum is located inside Burke Lakefront Airport, and the exhibits are accessible daily from 8 am - 8 pm.

Some of the displays at the International Women's Air & Space Museum include the jacket of former NASA astronaut Pam Melroy and a model of Beguine, a plane flown by Jackie Cochran. There are also displays honoring Amelia Earhart, Ruth Nichols, and Bessie Quimby.

Motts Military Museum

5075 S. Hamilton Rd, Groveport, OH 43125

Motts Military Museum is a great place to stop if you're near Columbus. Their mission is to preserve the past of the American military through documentation and collection of artifacts. While not strictly an aviation museum, they do have a lot of aircraft-related displays. There's an exhibit on the Tuskegee Airmen, a group of African American pilots from the 1940s. There's also an entire display on the history of NASA.

This museum is open Tuesday - Sunday. Admission is $10 per adult and $5 for children ages 5 and up.

Champaign Aviation Museum

1652 N. Main St., Urbana, OH 43078

A group of volunteers opened the Champaign Aviation Museum in 2005. Today, it houses eight vintage aircraft, most of which have been restored by the members. They have a B-25 Mitchell, known as "Champaign Gal," and a C-1A (TF-1) affectionately called "Mudflap Girl" — among others. 

This museum is housed on the property of Grimes Field. They're open Tuesday - Saturday, and admission is free, although donations are appreciated. You can also take a virtual tour of the museum on their website.

Historical Aircraft Squadron

3430 Old Columbus Rd. NW, Carroll, OH 43112

The Historical Aircraft Squadron is a museum within Hanger B at the Fairfield County Airport. It's open Wednesdays and Sundays from 9 am - 4 pm and is staffed by volunteer members. Admission and tours are free.

Inside this museum, you'll see vintage pilot's uniforms, older aircraft, and historic military equipment. There's also an extensive collection of books and DVDs that you can explore in the reading room.

Cincinnati Aviation Heritage Society Museum

262 Wilmer Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45226

Located in Lunken Field of the Cincinnati Municipal Airport, this museum houses a collection of scale model airplanes, including a 1939 Stinson SR-10C and a replica of the 1903 Wright Flyer. They also have a Smith Termite and a Burt Rutan. In addition to aircraft, they have a wide array of books and magazines on aviation-related topics. 

The Cincinnati Aviation Heritage Society Museum is a small and friendly one and a great place to dip your toes into aviation for Aviation Month. 

National Museum of the U.S. Air Force

1100 Spaatz St., Dayton, OH 45431

There's no doubt that the U.S. Air Force has played a vital role in developing the aviation industry over the years. That's why visiting the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force is a great way to celebrate Aviation History Month. The museum offers free admission and parking, and it's open seven days a week from 9 am - 5 pm.

Inside the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force, you'll see more than 350 different aerospace vehicles. You'll also get to see missiles and other weapons used by the Air Force over the years. The World War II gallery houses aircraft that were used both in the Pacific and in Europe. You'll see a Douglas A-24, a Consolidated B24D Liberator, and so many more. Also on display is a demilitarized Little Boy, an atomic weapon originally constructed in 1945.

Tri-State Warbird Museum

4021 Borman Dr., Batavia, OH 45103

The Tri-State Warbird Museum is a 22,000 square foot facility that includes an aircraft restoration area, various exhibits of aviation-related artifacts, and two large hangars where aircraft are displayed. There's also an extensive library of magazines, books, and other references related to flight.

This museum is truly a must-see if you're in the Cincinnati area. They've been recognized as one of the most admired aviation museums. You can visit Wednesday or Saturday, and admission ranges from $7 - $12 per person.

Celebrate Flight

Air travel has truly transformed the world, and that's well worth celebrating. Which one of these aviation museums do you plan on gliding into for Aviation History Month?

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