Shop Ohio’s Longest Yard Sale

Each August, the Buy-Way Yard Sale (August 8-10) takes place for one weekend along the historic Lincoln Highway, which passes through north central Ohio. Over 1,000 sellers line the areas along the byway with their wares, and travelers can stop to explore each sale. Nearby businesses also offer special sales for Buy-Way shoppers....

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A Day in Ontario: The Retail and Restaurant Hub of Richland County

While Ontario may be the retail and restaurant hub of Richland County, the community is more than just shopping and dining. Ontario doesn’t have a quintessential Main Street or a typical downtown area, but its people are community-minded, and community in Ontario happens at the park....

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Discover the New Downtown Mansfield

Have you been to downtown Mansfield lately? I don’t just mean have you driven through it. Have you parked your car and walked North Main Street? Have you heard live music in the gazebo or the bubble of Vasbinder fountain in Central Park?   Have the sounds of the carrousel’s pipe organ carried throughout the Carrousel District brought you back to a simpler time? Has the smell of freshly popped and flavored popcorn drawn you into the direction of the Brickyard? Have you sampled the distinctive menu at an upscale dining spot in a historic car showroom? Have you sipped an award-winning brew in a renovated mortuary? Things are changing downtown and not just physically – there’s something in the air. Dare I say a buzz? The Mansfield Rising Plan has renewed interest in this urban area and given many residents and local business owners an excitement for Mansfield’s future....

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September Happenings

Make the most of summer’s end! The Destination Mansfield – Richland County calendar is filling up with great activities to fill those final warm days and those cool September nights including favorites like the Prairie Peddler Festival and new events like Shawshank 100 dirt track race....

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Farmers Markets Positive Impact for Shoppers and Communities

Summer is here, which means it is officially farmers market season! Foodies, shopping addicts and local supporters are all in for an exciting and tasty time at one of Mansfield and Richland County’s farmers markets. Farmers markets continue to become more and more popular due to the desire to buy food free of Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs). The fresh produce, herbs, treats and products are sold directly to consumers–meaning fresh and seasonal food! View our local list of markets....

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Scavenger hunt shopping reveals a pot of gold.

Who wouldn’t have fun finding that cache of unusual items traditional retail stores don’t offer? Frankly, part of the pleasure in finding, is the hunt for that one-of-a-kind treasure. Mansfield has a lot of options for your hunt. Take a look!...

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