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Mind, Pod & Soul Opens At Richland Mall

28 Dec , 2020  

By 1812Blockhouse

Richland Mall’s Wellness Entrepreneurs has a new store that features a variety of rejuvenating treatments and products.

Mind, Pod & Soul held its grand opening shortly before Christmas. Richland Area Chamber & Economic Development was on hand to welcome them to the mall.

According to their Facebook Page, Mind, Body & Soul is a “total mind and body experience” with “infrared heat for all types of relaxation, restoration, and rejuvenation.” More…


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New Addiction Treatment Center Opens In Mansfield

11 Dec , 2020  

Special to 1812Blockhouse

As overdose deaths in Ohio rise an estimate of 30% in the first half of 2020, Spero Health has announced the opening of a new addiction treatment clinic in Mansfield to quickly respond to the growing need for outpatient community based services.

CARF-accredited, Spero Health is a national leader in providing care for individuals struggling with substance use disorders and will bring affordable, high quality addiction treatment services through a combination of telehealth and in-person visit options at this new clinic.

Located at 270 Lexington Avenue Suite 108, the clinic opened its doors on Wednesday and joins a network of over 45 Spero Health locations throughout Kentucky, Ohio, Tennessee, Virginia and Indiana, providing care for more than 8,500 patients. More…

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Village Roots Launches New Store

8 Dec , 2020  

By 1812Blockhouse

Smiles were plentiful recently as Richland Area Chamber and Economic Development officials joined owners of the new Village Roots in Plymouth for their ribbon cutting event.

Village Roots is a new concept store both in inventory and in operation. Filled with quality, curated products made by artiasns from around the state of Ohio, the store opens for just four days each month with newly updated inventory and wonderful displays in a unique monthly theme.

Also on hand will be food trucks, guest vendors, and other fun surprises. More…

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Outpatient Substance Abuse Care Provider Announces Mansfield Plans

29 Sep , 2020  

By 1812Blockhouse

Spero Health, which specializes in local, affordable, outpatient care for individuals suffering from substance abuse, is continuing its expansion in the Buckeye State.

Two new clinics have been opened in Lima and in Marion. These join more than 40 other locations in Ohio, Kentucky, Tennessee, Virginia, and Indiana caring for 7,500 patients each month.

“Drug overdose deaths have risen steadily through the pandemic because more people are isolated and feeling vulnerable right now. It is critical our communities have resources and access to addiction treatment services, now more than ever,” said Steve Priest, CEO of Spero Health. According to the Ohio Department of Health, 2019 was the worst year on record for drug overdose deaths and 2020 is shaping up to be even worse.


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What’s Old Is New Again: Charley’s Reportedly Reopening In Ontario

17 Jul , 2020  

By: 1812Blockhouse

For two years, the former Charley’s Philly Steak restaurant building has sat in a forlorn condition on the northeast corner of West Fourth Street and Lexington-Springmill Road.

According to a report Thursday on, that is about to change.

Since its closure, the empty building has generated a great deal of interest, in large part because of its prime location on one of the busiest intersections in Richland County. More…


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Five Guys Is Actually Coming, Two News Sources Report

11 Oct , 2019  

The under construction Lexington Pointe shopping center at 994 Lexington-Springmill Road in Ontario will in fact house a Five Guys Burgers and Fries, two local news outlets reported Thrus

As we shared back in August of last year, the popular burger chain had expressed an interest in locating in the building being constructed on the former Ocean Buffet property. At that time, the likely retail mix also included the restaurant chain Panda Express. More…


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New Akron Children’s Hospital Mansfield Center Holding Public Open House

16 Mar , 2019  

Next Saturday, take a few minutes to tour the newest addition to Richland County health care offerings.

Akron Children’s Hospital brings together pediatric primary care, urgent care, nearly a dozen of its most in-demand pediatric specialty care practices, and rehabilitation services in one conveniently-located medical building at 1029 S. Trimble Rd.

The Akron Children’s Mansfield Health Center is one of several such centers planned throughout the region, recognizing the priority parents place on having the highest quality pediatric care for their children in a convenient location, close to home. More…

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New Mansfield Bakery Opening On Wednesday

27 Feb , 2019  

In a Facebook post, the new Share ‘N Dipity Bakery has announced that it is opening its doors to the public on Wednesday, February 27.

According to its website, the bakery specializes in “…European-style artisanal breads as well as a classic American-style white sandwich bread. We will also have a wonderful variety of pastries, desserts, [and] delicacies modeled after French, Italian, Spanish, and American favorites.” Other bakery items are also on offer. More…

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City Of Mansfield Newsletter Now Available Online

28 Oct , 2018  

The City of Mansfield has published its October online newsletter. The following are included within its stories: More…


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Fresh Fired Pizza Coming To Ontario

16 Oct , 2018  

A rapidly-growing pizza restaurant chain embracing a new concept in the industry is making north central Ohio one of its new homes.

According to its website, Firenza Pizza was created in 2015 by two pizza aficionados with “a goal to develop a restaurant where pizza lovers could get a high quality, artisanal pizza that based in only three minutes.” More…


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Hudson & Essex Restaurant Unveils Website, Videos

18 Sep , 2018  

Curious to get a “taste” of the newest restaurant experience in town? Now you can, thanks to the folks at the new Hudson & Essex at the corner of North Diamond and East Fourth in downtown Mansfield.

House in a former automobile showroom dating from the 1920s, the dining experience with winery will feature high end cuisine with an emphasis on local produce and meats. Hudson & Essex is owned and will be operated by the same team that created the successful Cypress Hill Winery. More…

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The Other New Businesses Coming To Ontario; See Where Five Guys Will Be

19 Aug , 2018  

Somewhat lost in the publicity over the impending arrival of a Five Guys Burgers and Fries to north central Ohio was news that three additional retailers were among those to be opening locations at Lexington Pointe.

The new retail strip mall located at 944 Lexington-Springmill Road will replace the currently vacant Ocean Buffet building, north of Lowe’s. More…

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Five Guys Finally Coming To Ontario

17 Aug , 2018  

The Mansfield News Journal reported Thursday afternoon that a new strip mall being constructed at the former site of Ocean Buffet on Lexington-Springmill will include a Five Guys Burgers and Fries restaurant.

More information, including additional tenants at the strip mall, can be found in the News Journal story, accessible here.

Five Guys Burgers and Fries has over 1,500 locations worldwide as of 2016. It has long been on the wish list of Mansfield area social media followers.

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County Gains Sixty Jobs On Thursday

15 Dec , 2017  

Richland County gained approximately 60 jobs on Thursday when Love’s Travel Stops opened its newest location in Bellville. The facility, is located 976 State Route 97 W (Interstate 71, Exit 165).

“Bellville is an ideal location for Love’s,” said Tom Love, founder and executive chairman of Love’s. “With its location along Interstate 71 and proximity to Cleveland and Columbus, we’re well positioned to conveniently serve residents, motorists and professional drivers. We look forward to providing the ‘Clean Places, Friendly Faces’ Love’s is known for to a new part of the state.” More…


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Watch Out On I-71: Ikea’s Coming

18 May , 2017  

Here on 1812Blockhouse, we have been known to look at day trips from Greater Mansfield. Part of the enjoyment in living in Richland County, after all, is its proximity to a wide variety of interesting and top-notch attractions. More…