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Sweet dreams come true for mother, daughter The mother-daughter duo also plans to unveil a cotton candy machine with gourmet flavors such as chai latte, root beer, sour grape and sweet mesquite. There is also a 1945 soda fountain Christenson and DiLuzio hope to get up and running, and they said [...]
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Pautler Reflects on 75 Years of Fire Service Pautler would sometimes use his own flooring equipment to clean and scrub floors for people who had been affected by disasters. As a volunteer department, firefighters had to raise their own funds, which they did primarily through summer picnics [...]
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Luciano: Readers share more Christmas memories There was no lap to sit on, rarely a picture was taken, and I had no arms for handing out candy canes. All I could do was converse with the children by moving the huge red bottom lip (the tree's only movable part) up and down. I was able to look out of [...]
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A new '80s cafe is a blast from the past If you were first in line to see Star Wars: The Last Jedi last week or binge-watched season two of Stranger Things, or still break out the moonwalk whenever you hear "Billy Jean," a new retro cafe in Rancho Cordova will seem totally tubular. The [...]
So Tim Moran, why did you open a store devoted exclusively to cotton candy?"Because there weren't any,'' the owner of SpinnCandy replies. He smiles. "And pre-packaged cotton candy is horrible.''What Moran calls the nation's only cotton candy store just opened a second location in Chester Borough; his Mansfield store, outside Hackettstown, opened last August.Cotton candy -- spun sugar -- is a boardwalk and county fair staple, but SpinnCandy's product tastes nothing like the...
Caitlin Campbell Alpaca fleece is soft — much softer than sheep wool, and so soft, Natalie Trammell, 8, thinks it feels fluffy like cotton candy.“I just love them,” Natalie said, as she used a mechanical pencil in a lined notebook to sketch the two-toed legs of an alpaca she watched eat grass. “This one has blue eyes — the one with the grey and white fur. He’s like the (Siberian) husky of alpacas.”The animal Natalie sketched was one of 17 alpacas that customers at the Curly Eye farm...
CUYAHOGA FALLS, Ohio - Front Street in Cuyahoga Falls is shaping up for its 2018 re-opening, while small business owners prepare their stores for a re-energized downtown.The main street through the city's oldest business is opening to two-way traffic after 40 years as a pedestrian mall that never flourished, like many such malls across the U.S. Akron-based H.R. Gray has led the $10 million Downtown Transformation Project, with Hammontree & Associates of North Canton managing project...
The question from Tribune reader Karyn Hartman of Glen Ellyn sent us on a quest: "I was wondering if you or any of your staff were aware of a venue that still serves cotton candy the old-fashioned way, made fresh before your eyes and served on a stick. I'm hoping this hasn't gone the way of the horse and buggy."Hartman's e-mail went on to say: "I've had the bagged stuff, usually at the ballpark. The texture to me always seems somewhat matted. But this is the only cotton candy my daughter...