Ep.63- Arthur Daly, Eastern Gateway Community College

Meet the man behind Eastern Gateway Community College in Youngstown, Art Daly. Art sat down in the studio to share his story, the school’s plans for their campus on the eastern side of downtown, and where his interest in real estate comes from. All while enjoying some Penguin City
 

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Ep.62- Mark Canzonetta, Bistro 1907

From Julia Childs, to the Culinary Institute of America to Guy Fieri, Mark Canzonetta’s journey to Bistro 1907 has been anything but boring. Hear the story behind how one of Youngstown’s own local gems became the chef and restaurateur he is today and his pride and vision for the Valley. Enjoyed with one of his favorites, Noble Creature Youngstownian. 
 

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Ep.61- Bill Lawson, Mahoning Valley Historical Society

Testing the waters of hoppy flavored beer, Lisa Resnick and Bill Lawson sipped on some Birdfish, Noble Creature and Penguin City on this week’s podcast. Bill talks about his path to being the keeper of our Valley’s history, how they are constantly looking for artifacts for our future reference, his viewpoint of the mills closing and how we can use all we know to catapult us forward.
 

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Ep.60- Zach Dean, Owner Clubhouse Brewing Co.

Veteran owned Clubhouse Brewery in Warren is serving up some quality beers and food while helping area non-profits in the process. Hear their story from founder Zach Dean, West Point grad, Afghanistan vet, philanthropist and one heck of a brewer.
Thank you for your service and all you’re doing Zach. 
 

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Ep.59- Justin Coffin of The 330 Sports and More

Local beer, sports and … cupcakes? That’s right, Justin Coffin of The 330 Sports Podcast swings by. We’ve got lots of sports, and in case you were wondering, the perfect Birdfish to pair with your and Kim’s Confections cupcake for the win.

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Ep.58- Youngstown Pizza Reviews with Jeremy Oklota

Any self-respecting Youngstownian will throw down to defend their favorite pizza. Lucky for us, there’s an expert in town to tell us how yours stacks up against the rest.  Jeremy Oklota, half of the father-daughter duo of Youngstown Pizza Review’s and “self-proclaimed pizza experts from the self-proclaimed pizza capital” joins Lisa this week. We’ve got insights on his favorites in the area, a little history, some much- needed tips for Lisa’s own pizza bracket, and of course some shout outs to Birdfish and Boardman Bowling. Crusts up! 

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Ep.56- Greg Burbick of Burbick Farms

Foodie alert! If you like locally sourced meats, this Episode’s for you. Mentioned before as a local gem by Homes and Hops guests, G Burbick Farms has been in business since 1905, with retail since 1995. Owner Greg Burbick joins Lisa and guest co-host Ellie Platt for everything you wanted to know and more about farm raised beef, our local farm scene, and some good tips on where to get the best locally sourced food. Enjoyed over some Noble Creature and Birdfish.

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Ep.49- Bryan Blakeman, Mayor of Columbiana

As you may have heard on this podcast, Columbiana is on fire and Mayor Bryan Blakeman is a big part of why. Vision, a willingness to take chances, transparency and collaboration are driving the city forward resulting in one of the hottest areas in the region. A great conversation enjoyed with some Modern Methods. 

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Ep.44- Nicole Ice, Sundog Cellars and Andrew Dipaolo, WFMJ

Andrew DiPaolo, WFMJ, Sundog Cellars founder Nicole Ice, a whole lot of laughter, a little debauchery, and calling DiPaolo out on the forecast. There’s not really much else to say. Enjoy. 

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Ep.31- Joe Glista, The Vineyards at Pine Lake

Beautiful scenery, delicious wine, a relaxing atmosphere – it must be Napa. Nope, save your  money on the airfare and head down the road to the Vineyard at Pine Lake in Columbiana. Part owner Joe Glista joined the podcast to talk about his family’s journey to becoming wine producers, a little history of Ohio wine and their newest venture into craft brewing. Joe is a wealth of knowledge with an incredible vision for what wine in our area can be. Hearing the care and thought he puts into each wine and beer makes you excited to try each one. The Vineyards at Pine Lake is truly a local gem that has a tremendous future. 

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