FOOD & DRINK
A Mexican Culinary Journey in Lima: 3 Restaurants to Delight Your Palate
In this article, we're going to explore three delectable Mexican restaurants in Lima. Have you had the chance to dine at any of these places yet? If yes, we'd love to hear your thoughts. Please feel free to share your experiences in the comments section below.
A Christmas concert
Kathy McIntosh conducts the Sidney Civic Band during the bands Annual Christmas Concert. The concert was held at the Connection Point Church of God on Sunday, Dec. 10.
Lima Area Youth Orchestra performs annual holiday concert
The Lima Area Youth Orchestra dazzled audiences with their annual holiday concert, featuring classical to modern pieces. This unique platform allows young musicians to experience playing in a full orchestra, with rehearsals starting as early as September. Catch their next performance on March 9th at the Lima New Optimus Home Show.
OH lima's Most Loveable Dogs Eagerly Awaits Forever Homes Today!
Have you been contemplating pet adoption, or simply love perusing adorable pets? A myriad of delightful pets are available for adoption at various animal shelters in the vicinity of lima..
Lima Symphony Orchestra rings in the Christmas season with Bells, Brass, & Bows featuring
The Lima Symphony Orchestra ushered in the festive season with their annual Bells, Brass, & Bows concert, led by Grammy award-winning guest conductor, Michael Repper. The concert featured a variety of holiday songs and audience singalongs. Next up, a Sinatra-themed New Year's Eve performance at the Civic Center.
Ohio Theatre Renovation Project
LIMA, OH (WLIO) - A historical local business is in the midst of making more improvements. The Ohio Theatre is renovating their windows out front along North Street. The theater is in year three of a large renovation project ranging from a new Hvac system all the way to totally replacing the roof and front entrance doors. All Service Glass has stepped up helping them install new windows while also donating $5,000 to the theater. While the theater still has more work to do to finish all of the restoration, ownership wants residents to know it still has that original feel and atmosphere that's made the Ohio Theatre so historic.
Claus for Paws helps shelter animanls
SIDNEY – This December, Community Veterinary Clinic is hosting their first Claus for Paws fundraiser. Donations made at the Sidney office will support the Shelby County Animal Shelter. Britany Gaier has been working as a customer care representative at Community Veterinary Clinic for about a year and a half....
Guys in TIES and Girls in PEARLS students treated to dinner
SIDNEY — Sidney Middle School’s sixth-grade students were treated to a dinner at Tavolo Modern Italian at 101 S. Ohio Ave. as part of the Guys in TIES and Girls in PEARLS program on Nov. 28. Along with free dinner from a special menu created by Tavolo to...
Cookie decorating with Sparty Friends
ALLEN COUNTY, OH (WLIO) - The Sparty Friends mentoring program at Lima City Schools recently hosted a fun-filled, festive Christmas cookie-decorating event!. Like Big Brothers Big Sisters, the program pairs a small group of West Middle School students, known as "Bigs," with "Littles" from one of the four elementary schools in the district. The program aims to foster positive peer relationships, and today's event allowed the spartans to come together and celebrate the holidays by decorating cookies. The Sparty Friends enjoyed the festive treat and shared their creative ideas for decorating the cookies.
Mama J’s Pizza expands into Jackson Center
JACKSON CENTER — Dec. 1 marked the day Mama J’s Pizza held their grand opening of their new Jackson Center location. Hollie Johnson, aka Mama J, decided this was the best spot to expand her business too after listening to her friends and family members complain about not having any real food options in Jackson Center. She opened her main Mama J’s Pizza location in Uniopolis in 2022 for the same reason. Her goal in life is to give small towns a down-home family-feel cooking.
Experience the Holiday Spirit with Greater Lima's December Events
Discover the festive spirit of Greater Lima with a host of December events. From the holiday show 'Miracle on 34th Street' to the Lima Symphony Orchestra's traditional concert, there's something for everyone. Tune in for a rundown of family-friendly events to enjoy this holiday season.
A tour of homes
Bryan Esser explains some of the updates done in the kitchen of his house during the Botkins Beautification Club’s Christmas Tour of Homes. The tour took place on Sunday, Dec. 3.
Lima announces new grants for local artists
LIMA — The city of Lima has announced new grants to support local artists. The “Lima Presents” and the “Lima Creates” are now open for community members interested in expanding their creativity. Workforce and Small Business Development Coordinator Amber Martin shared the new program at the mayor’s press conference Wednesday morning.
Lima Symphony Orchestra and Chorus Presents Bells, Brass & Bows: A Holiday Tradition
Experience the magic of the holiday season with the Lima Symphony Orchestra and Chorus' traditional concert, Bells, Brass & Bows. Enjoy a family-friendly evening filled with familiar tunes, a sing-along, and special performances, including a young artist competition winner and Grammy-winning guest conductor, Michael Repper.
Get Your Hands Dirty at the Staghorn Fern Mount Event
Get ready, green thumbs and plant enthusiasts! The highly anticipated Staghorn Fern Mount event is on the horizon. Mark your calendars for Sun, Dec 10 from 1pm to 3pm and prepare for an afternoon of botanical bliss.
Peoples Garden has successful season
Merry Christmas and Happy New Year from The People’s Garden!! Your local community garden located at 209 S. Brooklyn Ave. in Sidney (behind Agape Distribution Center) is proud to report another successful season. We hand-delivered hundreds of pounds of produce to the Agape Distribution Center, which helped to feed hungry people fresh, organic fruits and vegetables. It’s no surprise we also had significant community support. We want to personally thank all volunteers, businesses and people who provided monetary donations, and charitable items. We cannot do this without you!
Piano Man keeps music in tune
COVINGTON – Piano Man Tuning Services is a new piano tuning company servicing Sidney. Caleb Ingram, owner, travels in a range of about half an hour from his home in Covington to tune pianos. About 10 years ago, Ingram was the music director at a church in Troy when...
Beans on Parade coming to Ohio Theater
Beans on Parade will make their Ohio Theatre Lima debut on Saturday, December 9th at 7:30 PM, Doors open at 6:00 PM!. Beans on Parade is a live comedy show that highlights local comedians and brings talent from across the country to headline in Downtown Lima for the best independent comedy show between Chicago and New York City.
Indian Lake Community Holds Somber Ceremony Among Festive Celebration
Members of the Indian Lake community gathered for a memorial service for an Indian Lake High School student who passed away in a car crash this past Friday evening. 17 year old Nolan Purk was killed in the accident that occurred on Township Road 240 in Logan County. He was...
‘Christmas Carol’ musical to wow Civic Center
LIMA — A classic holiday season tale will come to life Saturday with a musical version of “A Christmas Carol” coming to Veterans Memorial Civic Center. Cast members Sarah Harkness and Benjamin Tedcastle said that they get a thrill out of being on tour for a show that challenges them to prepare in 12 days and bringing a different version of Charles Dickens’ classic holiday story to unique venues around the country.