The Suburbanite

Posted Jul 5, 2015 at 11:00 AM

Every Thanksgiving as long as I can remember, Dano's Lakeside Pub, owned by Dano Mundy, one of the community giants in the Portage Lakes, has opened its doors to those who live alone, have no other family or who just want to spend Thanksgiving with friends, and he provides for them free turkey dinners.

Posted Jul 4, 2015 at 4:00 PM

This is the first of a year-long look at the history of the Portage Lakes. Each month, The Suburbanite will print one of George Beckham's historic post cards alongside a photograph that shows what that area looks like today.

Updated Jul 2, 2015 at 2:18 PM

“We wanted to do something for Dano and show him that out of something so horrible, something good can come,” New Franklin Councilperson Andrea Norris said, adding that many Dano's employees had worked there for decades. “We wanted...

Posted Jul 2, 2015 at 2:00 PM

You won't want to miss these foods during the holidays or at any time.

Posted Jul 1, 2015 at 2:00 PM

When Dano Mundy was asked by Portage Lakes business owner Randy Norris to help with the Portage Lakes Fireworks event years ago, he thought he would be helping for maybe three years.

Posted Jul 1, 2015 at 11:00 AM

Sara Shookman, a news anchor for NBC's Cleveland affiliate, WKYC-TV3 and a native of the Portage Lakes, has been chosen as the July Fourth Portage Lakes Boat Parade's Grand Marshall this year.

Posted Jun 28, 2015 at 1:00 PM

With the Fourth of July almost here, I thought about our liberties compared to others, and of the 1770s, when this all started.

Posted Jun 26, 2015 at 11:00 AM

The road to the majors is long in more ways than one for baseball players

Updated Jun 25, 2015 at 5:51 PM

Hours after a June 25 fire all but destroyed Dano's Lakeside Pub, at 3910 S. Main Street, employees and supporters had erected a tent and “Dano's donations” signs across the street in the Turkeyfoot Lanes Parking lot.

Updated Jun 25, 2015 at 1:47 PM

Teachers have a big impact on the lives of students.

Updated Jun 25, 2015 at 1:37 PM

When it comes to the Portage Lakes, few know the area better than Frank Weaver Jr. When we asked him about which Portage Lakes spots offer can't-miss treats, he eagerly shared some of his favorites.

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