Cheap Eats: Little Polish Diner

By Tricia McCune | Edited by Kim Schneider Just as tiny as grandma’s kitchen and with as much heart, the 22-seat Parma restaurant serves up a menu of family recipes co-owner Sophie Hart carried with her from her native Poland. She even imports spices from Europe to make dishes such as the Tour of Poland…

3rd Annual Polish Village Garage Sale – June 9-11

Get ready for the THIRD ANNUAL POLISH VILLAGE GARAGE SALE on June 9-11 from 9 AM to 4 PM! This is an ongoing annual event that was very successful last year! We are again planning to have maps of sale locations, a street directory, visible street signs for participants, newspaper ads, email blasts, and more…

Flamingo Fever Call to Artists

What is Flamingo Fever? The Old World Parma organization, to promote a sense of community and celebrate Parma’s cultural diversity, is once again sponsoring a public art exhibition. Artists as well as local citizens have applied their talent and creativity to a simple flamingo sculpture to create an assortment of unique pieces of public art….

Shop Small in Parma, Ohio

Small Business Saturday is November 28, 2015! This is a day dedicated to supporting small businesses across the country. Founded by American Express in 2010, this day is celebrated on the Saturday after Thanksgiving. To help you get in the Small Business Saturday spirit here in Parma, Ohio, for the first time this year we…

Rudy’s Strudel Mural Competition 2015

ATTENTION ARTISTS! Rudy’s Strudel & Bakery Mural Competition is underway! No residency requirements. Cash stipend for winner! Rudy’s Strudel & Bakery, located in the business district of Polish Village at 5580 Ridge Road, is having a mural design competition which is open to the public, with no residency restrictions. The completed mural will be 15×15…

2nd Polish Village Garage Sale – June 18-20

Get ready for the SECOND POLISH VILLAGE GARAGE SALE on June 18-20 from 9 AM to 4 PM! This is an ongoing annual event that was very successful last year! We are again planning to have maps of sale locations, visible street markings for participants, newspaper ads, email blasts, and more in order to direct…

Polish Constitution Weekend Celebration from May 2 – 3!

PAC Ohio Division Carries on a 67-year Tradition Since its founding in 1948, the Ohio Division of the Polish American Congress (PAC) has annually sponsored Ohio’s ­official celebration of the signing of Poland’s Constitution of May 3, 1791. This year is no different. The PAC — sponsored celebration is not only a parade, but an…

Pink Plastic Flamingos – Tacky or Cool?

By Kathryn Mabin After a long hard winter, like we’ve had, with mounds of snow, brutal cold, and slippery walks and driveways, as mailboxes begin to fill with those colorful garden catalogs, we long for the warmth of the sun, the chirping of the birds, the lush green of the grass, and the multicolors of…

Flamingo Fever Matching Game

Flamingo Fever! Play The Matching Game Brought To You By Polish Village Flamingos are in establishments all over Parma. Match the flamingo with its location, bring this with you to the Flamingo Fever Banquet/Auction for a chance to win the grand prize. Flamingo Fever Banquet/Auction Saturday, September 20, 2014 Doors Open at 6:30 p.m. St…

Polish Village Resident is Artist of the Month

By Kathryn Mabin Parma is home to a great many talented individuals, artists and craftsmen, both professional and amateur, who specialize in variety of mediums. This article is the second in a series which will showcase a Parma area artist and introduce you to many of your talented neighbors. Jill Golias Jill Golias and her…

Artsy flamingos are flocking to perches throughout the city

By Mark Holan, Special to the Sun News If you’ve been at certain businesses up and down Ridge Road lately, you may have noticed some of the entries in the “Flamingo Fever” art exhibit hatched by Kathryn Mabin of Polish Village. Some of the entries have local “flavor” written all over them, like Mabin’s own…

FREE TICKETS! Summertime Fun!

By Kathryn Mabin Friends of Parma Theater wants you to submit your stories and fondest memories of the Parma Theater. Was it where you received your first kiss, met your spouse, or viewed the best movie ever? Share your memorable moments that are tied to Parma Theater with us. In return, the eight most memorable…