Tuesday, April 30, 2013
In case you missed it, here's a quick recap of the stories readers clicked on most during the month of April.
Our top story in April 2013 may have been about Caribou Coffee changing over, but apparently Lakewood is the best city in Northeast Ohio. Lakewood had some interesting news to share and you can read what readers viewed the most in the last month. To stay up to date with news in town, "like" Lakewood Patch on Facebook.
Tuesday, April 9, 2013
Facebook pages, including one "boycott" page pop up, while CEO explains closures.
UPDATE 1:20 p.m.: A source told Patch that the only stores that will close are in Westlake, Rocky River and Macedonia. All other locations, including those in Lakewood, Beachwood, Avon, Solon and Tower City, will take the next several weeks to transition to Peet's, the source, who asked for anonymity, said. Original story follows. While Caribou Coffee is planning to shutter some stores and reopen others as Peet’s Coffee & Tea, customers across the country are commiserating online about the loss of their Biscotti Mochas and Café Milan Lattes. Patch learned over the weekend that Caribou plans to shut down in Ohio. Some customers have been vocal about closings; others didn't want to see a changeover to Peet's. The company, in the meantime, …
Sunday, April 7, 2013
All Ohio stores will close; some will reopen as Peet's Coffee & Tea — including the location on Detroit Avenue.
Rumors running rampant on the Internet are partially true: Caribou Coffee locations in Ohio are closing. Some locations, however, will reopen as Peet's Coffee & Tea locations, marking the company's entrance into the Ohio market. That includes the location at 15105 Detroit Avenue in Lakewood. An employee at the store told Lakewood Patch on Sunday that the staff was "just told" about the closing. "We're not very happy about it," said the employee, who asked not to be named. "We're all going to lose our jobs. We're going to be given the option to reapply for a job at Peet's, but we don't know much." He said the Lakewood location is one of the stores that will be converted into a Peet's, however, he added that no timeline has been given for …
Thursday, December 30, 2010
Woman charged with OVI after she crashes into McDonald's on Sloane Avenue.
Can I super-size that? A woman was reported to be "highly intoxicated" at the drive-thru of the McDonald's on Sloane Avenue at 7:30 Thursday evening. The woman crashed into the side of the building. She was arrested by the Lakewood Police Department and charged with operating a vehicle under the influence. The Grinch who stole copper piping Police a report early Christmas morning that a man was seen stealing copper piping from the St. James church on Detroit Avenue. The man was last seen headed westbound on Northwood Avenue — he was driving in reverse. The man got away before police arrived. Domestic violence A woman told police that around 9 p.m. Thursday, her ex-husband came to her home in the 1200 block of Brockley Avenue, beat her …