Cornersburg Italian Specialties
Owner: Katie Salupo
Address: 3381 Canfield Rd.
Years in Business: 30 years
Business Hours: M-Fri- 11AM – 5:30PM, SAT – 10AM – 4PM, SUN – 10AM – 2PM
Cornersburg Italian Specialties is a staple on the Westside of Youngstown in Cornersburg offering a variety of homemade foods, bakery items and a full-line deli. Starting out as “Lazazzera’s”, the store has been in the area for over 30 years. Voted “best deli” in the Vindicator’s 2021 people’s choice edition & were awarded the first “business spotlight award” by the city of Youngstown.
Owner: Chris and Amy Pendleton
Address: 377 Boardman Poland rd suite B
Years in Business: 5 year
Business Hours: M-Sat 7AM- 9PM, SUN – 8AM – 5PM
Peaberry’s Cafe is a locally owned cafe, famous for its house blend coffee, award-winning sugar cookies, full breakfast menu and a variety of deli options. Whether you’re studying or working alone, getting together with friends, having a meeting or connecting with a social group, Peaberry’s offers a great environment and menu to fit your day.
One Step Forward
Owner: Shalayah Sanders
Address: 7401 Market Street Youngstown, Ohio 445512
Years in Business: 3 Years
Business Hours: M-TH 11AM- 7PM, FRI-SAT – 11AM -8PM
One Step Forward is the first black owned shoes store in Southern Park Mall. One Step Forward sells a variety of women’s shoes from tennis shoes, special occasion shoes, boots and flip-flops. They also have a selection for girls and carry accessories (jewelry & handbags). One Step Forward’s first priority is their customers. Not only do the customers love the affordable, great quality shoes but the excellent customer service given every time. One Step Forward is excited for the growth, expansion, and many more
The Youngstown Flea
Owner: Derrick McDowell
Address: 365 E Boardman Street, Youngstown, Oh, 44503
Years in Business: 6 years
Business Hours: One Saturday Per Month — 9AM – 3PM
The Youngstown Flea, is a small business that supports many other small businesses. They partner with over 75+ vendors, artists and entrepreneurs each month to connect a community of “Makers” with a community of shoppers and supporters. They’re a micro-incubator, a living organism and an entrepreneurial ecosystem. The Youngstown Flea is serving to give the City of Youngstown a lift — a lift out of its economic despair and poverty. A lift in its pride for the many products and creative brands that are represented at each of our Markets.
Next Level Fitness Academy
Owner: Jesse Bell
Address: 5017 Mahoning Avenue, Austintown, OH 44512
Years in Business: 4
Business Hours: Varies by location
Austintown: (330) 770-2264
Salem: (330) 881-5773
Howland: (330) 942-9341
Boardman: (330) 942-9343
Next Level Fitness Academy is a gym, primarily specializing in weight-loss and toning. This is done through three fundamental processes — workout classes, nutritional guidance and accountability. They have served the valley, now in two Mahoning county locations for over 4 years, helping individuals get their lives back through fitness and health with encouragement, support and accountability.
Owner: Sarah Fenton
Address: 4489 Mahoning Avenue, Austintown, OH
Years in Business: 1 year
Business Hours: W-F – 9AM- 3:30PM, Sat-Sun 12PM – 6PM
Sarah’s Ceramics is a walk-in ceramic art studio for all skill levels and a place where people can shop local artists’ pieces or find tools and supplies for ceramics. Sarah’s Ceramics also hosts workshops that are run by the owner or other artists from the Mahoning and Trumbull County area, and offers private events such as date nights, birthday parties, gatherings and more.
Send It Packin’
Owner: Tracy Schott
Address: 4496 Mahoning Avenue
Years in Business: 11+ years
Business Hours: M-Fri – 9PM – 6PM, SAT 10AM – 3PM
Send It Packin’ is a business center in the Valley, offering many services to the community including faxing, scanning, printing of business cards, banners, posters and flyers, and shipping both small and large packages.
They also offer free faxing & copy services to our veterans, free laminating of obituaries to those who have lost loved ones, donate free Private Mailboxes to local Non-Profit Organizations, offer free packaging supplies to those who are shipping care packages to the military, and sponsor Local Youth Organizations and donate to Local Animal charities.
Owner: Kisha Holloway
Address: 5021 Market Street
Years in Business: 7 years
Business Hours: M-FRI 11AM- 7PM, SUN – 8AM – 5PM
Fancey Boutique is a women’s boutique that sells clothes, purses and jewelry. Fancey Boutique looks to give women hope and confidence to make them feel good about themselves. Their main target is to make fashion accessible and affordable for everyone.
Owner: Antonio Owens
Address: 1852 Oak St Youngstown 44506
Years in Business: 1 year
Business Hours: TUE-SAT 11AM-6PM
The Take Out is a restaurant that serves Southern Cuisine, located on the city’s east side that focuses on serving the community. The menu changes often to introduce different dishes but they currently offer items such as Ribs, Chicken, Catfish and Haddock Sandwiches and even a Beyond Veggie Burger. The Take Out is available through both DoorDash and GrubHub.
Laugh and Learn Academy LLC
Owner: Brooke Williams
Address: 123 E. Rayen Ave.
Years in Business: 6 years
Business Hours: M-F 6:30AM-6:30PM
Laugh and Learn Academy provides care for children 6 weeks old – 12 years old. They have 6 different classrooms and focus on each individual’s age level, as far as the learning target goals for each child. Laugh and Learn Academy also offers Yoga for the children on Wednesdays. The children have fun while they learn and that’s how they got their name, Laugh and Learn Academy. Their goal is to grow and they want to continue to make daycare and childcare a fun experience for the children.
Owner: Darla Cecil
Address: 196 McCartney Rd, #3, Campbell Ohio 44405
Years in Business: I’ve been in a building for three years with the prior eleven years being done from my home.
Business Hours: TUES-SAT 10AM – 5PM
Sugarpan Bakery creates custom cakes, cupcakes and cookies. They also create custom treat tables for parties and events. They have recently re-opened their front doors after being closed due to COVID-19. They are excited to see some of their former customers and regulars come back around. Sugarpan Bakery will capture the hearts of new customers through desserts that look amazing as well as taste even better.
Culturehouse Coffee Company
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Owners: Stephen and Mary Protheroe
Address: 818 Elm Street
Years in Business: 3 years
Culturehouse Coffee Roasters is a micro-roasting coffee company located on Elm Street in Youngstown’s Northside.