Vermilion Ohio News #Business


The rumors are true. Mayor Forthofer has confirmed that Joe Jesko and Jeremy Crawford, of The Pavilion Grill & Tavern, will be saving the old Burger King in Vermilion from demolition. “After an inside and out renovation, the new restaurant will be named 3-B's...Bites, Buns And Bowls,” stated the mayor. The restaurant will feature upscale, healthy, and hearty quick food. The cuisine will be rice based blended with fish, chicken and vegetables bites.

Stop by and check out the new Railway Barber Shop in downtown Vermilion, Ohio from 9 am to 7 pm on October 2, 2020. If you would like a haircut on opening day, book an appointment on the website. The barbershop’s second location will be in the old Vermilion Hardware Store. Railway Barbershop's existing location is at The Shoppes of Olde Avon Village at 36840 Detroit Road in Avon, Ohio.

A new convenience store/gas station, recently approved by the City of Vermilion’s Planning Commission, is being planned for East Liberty between the Farm Market and Vintage Crossing by Dave Prince, co-owner of the Great Lakes Startall II truck repair. “There are no convenience stores or gas stations at the far east end of the East Liberty Corridor...until now,” stated Mayor Forthofer.

Vermilion Rotary Club is staying proactive in the fight against COVID 19. They have purchased 11 heavy (metal) hand sanitizing stations that are ideal for use indoors and out. Each stand comes with 2 bottles of hand sanitizer to get you started. They fit perfectly in the sleeve on top and additional bottles can be purchased at the local True Value Steinaker Hardware in South Shore Shopping Center.

At the Vermilion City Council Meeting on Monday, August 3, 2020, Mayor Forthofer stated a new development on Liberty East is planned, Tradesmen Park. “Most of Vermilion's business growth will be home grown,” stated the mayor. “Our seasonal demographics are just not attractive to the big retail chains. Tradesman Park is something I believe our community needs badly.”

Why buy local? By choosing local and independent businesses, you not only enjoy a more personal experience, you help: The casual encounters you enjoy at neighborhood–scale businesses and the public spaces around them build relationships and community cohesiveness. They’re the ultimate social networking sites! Each dollar you spend at independent businesses returns 3 times more money to your local economy than one spent at a chain.

Mystic Belle Scenic Vermilion River Cruises will resume Vermilion River cruises beginning Friday, July 24, 2020. Masks are required in boarding area and to board the vessel. Once underway, masks may be removed for your comfort. Social distance in the boarding area and while on board by sitting in seats with cushions. Hours will be Thursday through Sunday 2 pm and 4 pm River Cruises, with Sunset Cruises on Fridays and Saturdays.

Coal & Ice Station celebrates Christmas In July this Saturday, July 25, 2020 with a visit from Santa Claus between the hours of 2 pm to 4 pm. Remember, even with Santa social distancing still applies. Coal & Ice Station is a hot dog and ice cream stand in downtown Vermilion on Liberty Avenue.

Rudy's Bar & Grill in downtown Vermilion, Ohio is now requiring all customers to wear masks while in the bar. Rudy's Bar & Grill asks that you wear a mask when arriving, walking around to use the restroom, going to the patio, approaching staff and when leaving the establishment. Enjoying your meals, drinks and smoking on the patio are the only times.

The “green ripple” effect of buying local, like the local multiplier effect, can yield multiple rounds of benefit. Local independent businesses — especially restaurants and retailers — typically carry a greater portion of locally-produced goods and use more local inputs, meaning less fuel consumption is required to keep the business running and shelves stocked.

Are you thinking about starting a business? Do you have a business you do on the side? Looking for a networking group? Are you trying to grow your business? Then the Women Business Owners Network of Lorain County is for you! Women Business Owners Network of Lorain County, Ohio.

Salvatore’s Ristorante Italiano has reopened for dine in and carryout, Wednesday through Saturday from 4 pm to 10 pm, following three months of closure due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Safety protocols are all in place, and staff are confident that the knowledge and training received, combined with good old fashioned common sense on all our parts, will make for safe.