Ohio Stores and Shopping

51% Off Beginner Home Beer-Brewing Kit

Tremont

$80 $39

Kit includes almost everything beginners need to brew beer at home, including buckets, thermometer & brewing book; ingredients not included

50% Off Adult Movies and Toys at Hustler Hollywood

Multiple Locations

$80 $40

Discover adult movie, toys, and lingerie at this sex-positive shop founded by the daughter of Hustler's Larry Flynt

50% Off

Reynolds Corners

$40 $20

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

Up to 52% Off Wine Bottles with Custom Labels

Akron

$192 $95

Cases include a dozen wine bottles packaged with a customized label

50% Off Bouquet Package or Flowers

Grafton Hill

$80 $40

Impress your loved one with an elegant bouquet and a bottle of moscato to share plus wineglasses or choose your own arrangement

53% Off Jewelry and Accessories from Six

Jackson

$15 $7

Fashion-forward minds can peruse an inventory of necklaces, earrings, bracelets, and bags

50% Off Herbal Consultation or Ionic Detox

Springfield

$20 $10

Footbaths can help cleanse the body of toxins and balance the mind, body, and spirit

44% Off

Lakewood

$50 $28

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

Up to 55% Off Computer Repair

E Main St and McNaughten RD

$100 $45

Technicians replace broken and cracked Screens screens on laptops or diagnose and repair problems in laptops and PCs

50% Off

Mayfield Heights

$100 $50

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

$10 for Fishing Gear at On The Way Bait & Tackle

West Price Hill

$20 $10

Tackle and live bait such as night crawlers, red wigglers, leeches, minnows, meal worms, and crickets; frozen Skip Jack and Shad

40% Off from Tri College Bookstore

Kettering

$100 $60

Students get the textbooks they need for their courses at Wright State University, Sinclair Community College, or the University of Dayton

83% Off Three Bracelets at Ally+Zoe

Gateway

$149 $24.99

Show off your knowledge of the stacking-bracelets trend by adorning your wrist with a set of three fashionable bracelets

50% Off

Lyndhurst

$50 $25

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

Up to 51% Off Bike Equipment and Services

Madeira

$40 $20

Wide selection of gear to improve rides; full tune-up includes adjustments, cleaning, and lubing

50% Off

Leawood

$50 $25

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

57% Off Vehicle Remote Starter

Cleveland

$325 $139

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A remote starter allows drivers to start their cars from inside or far away, helping windows thaw and cars warm up or cool down before entry

Up to 55% Off Custom Ornament or Jewelry

Montgomery

$19 $9

Metal ornaments and jewelry are stamped by customers with a personalized message

Half Off Art Supplies

Multiple Locations

$20 $10

Art-materials store stocks artist workspaces with acrylic, oil, and watercolor paints, canvases, and graphite pencils

Half Off Art Supplies

Multiple Locations

$20 $10

Art-materials store stocks artist workspaces with acrylic, oil, and watercolor paints, canvases, and graphite pencils

The Body Shop – $15 for Skincare and Body Products

Kenwood Towne Center

$30 $15

Luxurious bath and body products, skincare, cruelty free make-up and more made with ingredients from 25 international fair-trade suppliers

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Though SEE Eyewear’s specs are only found in their stores, their designs sprout from imaginations around the world. Winner of reader's choice awards in cities ranging from San Francisco to Nashville, SEE Eyewear stocks its frames directly from fashionable frame crafters and passes on the savings of doing business at the source to customers. The company calls on fashion designers from France, Italy, and other style-conscious countries to create one-of-a kind designs to be featured on store shelves and client faces. Before that happens, though, each potential frame goes through a rigorous design and review process to ensure its distinctiveness and quality before it can be added to the national eyewear shop’s exclusive coveted selection.

From cat-eye to horn-rimmed and perfectly round to wayfarer-inspired, the cost of each frame includes single-vision lenses, giving customers the simplicity of a flat price that doesn’t require customers to pay an extra prescription fee or mine their own bifocal quarry. SEE Eyewear also trains its staff members to be aesthetically savvy so they can find the perfect fashion-forward, vision-correcting specs for any face shape, mood, or fashion sense.

4024 The Strand
Columbus,
OH
US

Three times a week, Just U Relax's owner and principal massage therapist paid a 90-minute visit to one of her favorite clients, an elderly Italian woman who could barely speak a word of English. One day after a visit, the woman's daughter called and asked the massage therapist if she could come back again right away, saying her mother was not doing well. She arrived and set to work massaging her client's body, much of which had collapsed inward from a previous stroke. But instead of seeing the usual results, such as the woman's hands relaxing for a short time before tightening back into a bound position, the massage therapist saw her client maintain her peaceful composure. Then, this elderly Italian woman who could speak little English, let alone speak at all due to the effects of her stroke and Alzheimer's disease, looked at her massage therapist and said with perfect clarity, "Thank you." The woman's daughter called later, saying her mother died that evening, and that she wanted to say thank you for giving her mother such comfort before she passed. It was that moment that made the massage therapist realize she knew she could help people.

Raised by a cardiologist, the future owner of Just U Relax and her brother made a pact to go to medical school together, but when she found herself disenchanted by clinical environments and desiring a more hands-on approach to patient care, she explored massage therapy. Today, she and her team of licensed massage therapists at Just U Relax assess posture, gait, and occupational stress to customize bodywork for each client. The staff sees to guests' comfort in a variety of ways, including giving visitors warm robes and plush slippers, using massage tables with triple-cotton-padded tops, and playing relaxing music as aromatherapy wafts between rooms. Therapists also offer clients snacks such as fruit smoothies and granola bars. Additionally, each therapist is required to undergo at least three hours of training each month to learn new massage techniques and stay sharp.

16211 Lorain Ave
Cleveland,
OH
US

Since its founding in 1980, Sun & Ski Sports has remained true to its philosophy: “do a few things, but do them better than anybody else.” The shop stocks equipment in five categories of extreme and outdoor activities, including camping, skating, running, bicycling, and water and snow sports. It specializes in these to ensure its merchandise maintains a high standard of quality, and its employees are knowledgeable participants in the sports their department represents.

Bikers can drop off their steeds for tune-ups from certified mechanics who put all brands through the rigors of a 12-point inspection, checking chains and adjusting wobbly pedals and malfunctioning spoke-card motors. While waiting, curious eyes might linger on a North Face two-person tent, a Blackburn Airtower bicycle pump, or a vast selection of shoes from brands such as New Balance and Asics. Men and women can traipse nearly barefoot in the park with Vibram FiveFingers, which offer minimal structural encumbrances for a more natural stride, or cast their feet aside for the new-wheeled prowess that comes with a Fuji SL-1 LE Ultegra performance road bike.

7565 Kenwood Rd
Cincinnati,
OH
US

Ken's Flowers, a top-ranked Teleflora and FTD merchant, brims with an ambrosial array of bouquets, flanked by scented candles, fine wines, and a bevy of edible delights. A sun-drenched potted chrysanthemum beams photosynthetic love rays ($19.95), and delicate stargazer lilies nestle ethereally in a crystalline vase ($25). A dozen roses present an ideal means of identifying oneself to blind dates and showcasing powerful 12-rose-gripping jaw power ($25). The shop's blossom artists sculpt European-style, contemporary, and traditional bouquets, as well as dried and silk arrangements.

3126 North McCord Road
Toledo,
OH
US

At each of its international locations, Fresh Healthy Café delivers—as its name implies—a fresh and healthy alternative to fast food. More than a dozen creations take form as wraps, panini, or salads, such as the Mediterranean packed with roasted chicken, olives, and feta cheese, or the Mexican Fiesta teeming with black beans, spicy mayo, and corn salsa. At the juice bar, a friendly staffer fills biodegradable cups with fresh-squeezed juices or blends whole fruit and non-fat yogurt into hearty smoothies. Beyond lunch, Fresh Healthy Café caters to the morning crowd with oatmeal bowls and parfaits layered with fruit and yogurt. They also do their part for the community by sponsoring school programs and picking up the gold coins that reckless people litter.

3265 W Market St
Fairlawn,
OH
US

The Winans family has been making lives a little sweeter for more than a century. During the Great Depression, townspeople would flock to the family’s bakery in Piqua with their sugar rations. Owner Wayne Winans would take that sugar and turn it into freshly baked cookies—a small pick-me-up at a time when even small pick-me-ups were a luxury. Years later, Wayne’s sons, Max and Dick, carried the family torch into the 1960s, when the first Winans Fine Chocolates & Coffees was born.

Today, the Winans family continues to do what it does best at three Ohio locations. All of the business’s chocolates are handmade, with no preservatives or fillers, and never cryogenically frozen. The family’s emphasis on freshness carries over to their coffee, too, which has frequently been named the area's best by the readers of the Dayton Business Journal and the Dayton Daily News. The secret is in their roasting process—their small, 15-pound roaster requires them to roast the beans in small batches, which leads to a more consistent product. Once the beans are ready, coffee artisans carefully combine them with other roasts to create a vast assortment of flavors, which includes 11 house coffee blends, 12 flavored coffees, and even more seasonal selections.

6735 Miller Ln
Dayton,
OH
US