From 2016 through 2019 Pebble created 88 episodes of Shop Local Mahoning Valley, featuring businesses throughout the tri-county area of Mahoning, Trumbull and Columbiana. Here is a list of every episode for you to check out if you’re looking for local businesses to support!

Cockeye Creamery

For Unique Flavors and Delicious Small Batch Ice Cream, Visit Cockeye Creamery

By Bill Rusu | September 13, 2019 | 0 Comments

Meet Cockeye Creamery! Owned by Max Hoover, Cockeye Creamery is a family-owned ice cream shop that is a relatively new extension of Cockeye BBQ. Located on the West-side of Warren, this ice cream shop offers a variety of unique and tasty flavors you’re not going to find anywhere else. Cockeye Creamery was built to be…

LaFrance Cleaners

Over 75 Years, Customer Service Has Been the Key to LaFrance Cleaners’ Success

By Bill Rusu | September 6, 2019 | 0 Comments

Meet LaFrance Cleaners! Owned by Stephen Weiss, LaFrance Cleaners offers phenomenal dry-cleaning and laundry services. With customer service being LaFance’s top priority, you can be sure to receive exceptional care every time you stop in.  LaFrance is a third-generation, family-owned business and that’s been around for 75 years — since the end of World War…

Canfield Fair

For Local Favorites and New Experiences Visit the Canfield Fair

By Bill Rusu | August 30, 2019 | 0 Comments

Meet the Canfield Fair! As the largest county fair in the state of Ohio, this annual summer gathering draws 300,000 people to enjoy the animals, carnival rides, giant pumpkins and food. But as you’re planning your weekend, getting ready for the 6 best days of summer, remember that the Canfield Fair is a great opportunity to…

Noble Creature

Barrel Aged to Perfection at Noble Creature Cask

By Bill Rusu | August 23, 2019 | 0 Comments

Meet Noble Creature Cask House! Co-owned by Ira and Marcy Gerhart, this small batch craft brewery focuses on barrel aged sours, lagers and ales and operates out of a 1920’s church in Youngstown. You’ll love their unique brews and eccentric location right outside YSU’s campus. Ira was introduced to craft beer through his dad, and…

Pressed Coffee Bar and Eatery

For a Great Cup of Coffee and a Delicious Meal Visit Pressed Coffee Bar and Eatery

By Pebble Staff | August 15, 2019 | 0 Comments

Meet Pressed Coffee Bar and Eatery! Owned and operated by Frank Tuscano, Pressed offers a relaxed environment to enjoy great coffee and comforting food. Whether you’re taking a break between classes or just finished a busy day of work, Pressed has everything you’ll need to relax and rejuvenate.  Coffee and food have always been a…

Mel's Habitat

Mel’s Habitat is a Little Shop Full of Things You Want

By Pebble Staff | August 9, 2019 | 0 Comments

Meet Mel’s Habitat! Owned and operated by Melanie Rae Buonavolonta, Mel’s Habitat is a resale shop that sells a wide range of items meant to bring you joy and are brought to you with love. Mel’s is the perfect place to find that special gift for mom, the best record to help a grieving friend,…

Transcend Bouldering Lounge

For a Transcendent Experience, Visit Transcend Bouldering Lounge

By Pebble Staff | August 2, 2019 | 0 Comments

Meet Transcend Bouldering Lounge! A climbing gym that serves as a unique communal hub for new and experienced climbers alike. This Boardman-based bouldering lounge offers a large climbing facility with a great community and helpful staff to make sure you can have as much fun as possible while still staying safe. We got to talk…

Yanni Custom Furniture

Find Furniture That Will Blow Your Mind at Yanni Custom Furniture and Upholstery

By Pebble Staff | July 26, 2019 | 0 Comments

Meet Yanni Custom Furniture and Upholstery! Owned by husband and wife Yanni and Irene Kefalianos, Yanni Custom Furniture and Upholstery offers unique and built-from-scratch pieces ranging from tables and couches to drapes and blinds. The wide selection of possibilities, paired with a loving and caring staff, makes furnishing any location an easy and enjoyable experience.…

SLMV_N2 by DaVill_Ice Cream

3 Ways to Beat the Sweltering Summer Heat This Weekend

By Bill Rusu | July 19, 2019 | 0 Comments

Although we’re excited that it finally feels like Summer is here, this weekend is going to be HOT! If you’re looking for ways to get out of the sun, here are 3 local options. 1. Treat Yourself to an All-New Ice Cream Experience N2 by DaVill uses liquid nitrogen to flash freeze their ice cream…

Salem Twin Cinema Seating

Don’t Miss the Next Summer Blockbuster at Salem Twin Cinema

By Pebble Staff | July 19, 2019 | 0 Comments

Meet Salem Twin Cinema! Owned by Salem natives Geoff and Kim Goll, Salem Twin Cinema is a locally-owned independent movie theater. They offer a high-quality movie-going experience and provide a sense of comfort that would otherwise be impossible without a strong local connection. Staffed by people who love movies and want to prove that going…