Brunswick offers entertainment, dining, convenient location and affordable living

Brunswick’s convenient location near Cleveland, the Ohio Turnpike and the airport has contributed to its growth over the years. Residents often cite its schools, family-friendly neighborhoods and abundance of restaurants as boons to living there.

When the city was formed in 1960, some citizens wanted to retain the township form of government, and so Brunswick Hills Township was born. The community continues to preserve its rural appeal, with small farms and lots of open space.

location

Brunswick is located along the northern border of Medina County; it can be reached by Interstate 71 and state Routes 303 and 42.

Highlights

• When Brunswick was founded on Jan. 1, 1815, its name was selected randomly during a naming contest.

• In 2018, MSN.com named Brunswick the smartest choice for buying a home in Ohio, using a study that considered a “livability” score that factored in everything from home values ​​to crime and education metrics. The study commented that Brunswick was “one great place to live that many people could actually afford.”

• Despite its small size, Brunswick Hills Township maintains its own independent police and fire departments.

Attractions

Please note: As the area recovers from the COVID-19 pandemic, many businesses are altering their hours of operation. Be aware that the information reported in this list may change.

Scene75 Entertainment Center at 3688 Center Road in Brunswick has go-karts, laser tag, food trucks and arcade games.

Scene75 Entertainment Center is 85,000 square feet of fun and games for all ages, year-round. There are electric go-karts, a two-story laser tag arena, Food Truck Alley, arcade games, and the Center Bar. Located at 3688 Center Road. scene75.com/leveland

Hollo’s Papercraft, 1878 Pearl Road, is a destination for area scrapbook and papercraft fans. Open weekdays from 9 am to 6 pm, Saturday from 9 am to 5 pm, and closed Sunday. hollospapercraft.net/book

Concerts are held in The Barn at Mapleside Farms in Brunswick at 7:30 pm every Friday night through April 29 for $15.  For more information go to mapleside.com/citb22#/select.

Mapleside Farms, 294 Pearl Road, is a 122-acre fruit farm and apple orchard where visitors have been enjoying country air, homegrown produce and 17 varieties of apples since 1927. It also doubles as a popular concert venue, with a hilltop backdrop that features a 50 -mileview. In addition to summer concerts and fall festivals, bands play in a barn during the winter. The site can also be rented for weddings and special events. mapleside.com

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