Monday, December 3, 2012
The Solon City Council will vote tonight on whether to extend a development moratorium on land near Solon Village until after the May election, when voters will decide on their parcel.
A developer wants to build something, maybe a restaurant, on a parcel of commercially-zoned land near Solon Village. But Solon officials plan to rezone the land back to office zoning, which But city planners want to revert the land, once slated to be part of a redevelopment of the Solar Center shopping plaza, back to office zoning. The city expects to send the question to Solon voters in May, so on Monday night city council members will vote on whether to extend a development moratorium, set to expire before the spring election, until after voters have had their say. City Council meets at 7:30 p.m. tonight in City Hall. BACKGROUND Restaurants are not permitted uses in office zoning. Percap Realty Ltd., a former partner in past efforts to …
Wednesday, September 5, 2012
A developer's interest in building a restaurant on a parcel on Aurora Road would become problematic if the land is rezoned to an office district, which doesn't allow restaurants as permitted uses.
A developer who owns more than 2 acres near Solon Village on Aurora Road wants to build a restaurant on that commercially-zoned land. But city planners want to revert the land, once slated to be part of a redevelopment of the Solar Center shopping plaza, back to office zoning. Restaurants are not permitted uses in office zoning. Planning Director Rob Frankland told City Council Tuesday night that Percap Realty Ltd., a former partner in past efforts to redevelop Solar Center, owns the 2.5-acre parcel in question and would like to build a restaurant on the property. Frankland also said he has been receiving calls from restaurants inquiring about building on that land. City Council imposed a development moratorium on the property in May as …
Tuesday, April 17, 2012
Many say there is a dearth of dining options in Solon. So what restaurant you wish would come to Solon?
Have you ever caught yourself saying, "I wish there was a ________ restaurant in Solon?" Well, here's your chance to share your wishes. There are several restaurants in Solon — just check out the Patch directory listing. But, there's always that taste for a certain chain restaurant, or type of food, that just isn't around the corner. In the comments section, tell us what restaurant you wish was in town.
Wednesday, June 29, 2011
Inside this multi-level eatery, you won’t find red-checkered tablecloths, Chianti bottles dripping with candle wax, or ropes of garlic hanging on the walls. The décor is plain and simple; the food does all of the 'talking'
Dino’s Restaurant may be new to Solon, but it has been serving up Italian-American fare for more than 50 years at its Willoughby, Willowick and Mentor locations. Originally started by the Tibaldi family in the 1960s, Dino’s is still family-owned and operated by brothers Pete and John Tibaldi, along with Tony Dobbert, co-owner and manager of the Solon spot. Inside this multi-level eatery, you won’t find red-checkered tablecloths, Chianti bottles dripping with candle wax, or ropes of garlic hanging on the walls. The décor is plain and simple; the food does all of the “talking.” “Our focus is on bringing customers authentic, delicious food with attentive service,” says Dobbert. “All of our dishes are prepared from scratch and made to …