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Middletown residents can get a chance ...
Middletown residents can get a chance to enjoy fireworks in nearby Monroe, said Mark Bursley, chairman of the Light Up the Sky event.
said a budget of $14,000 is raised through private donations - of which $11,000 is spent on fireworks.
"We keep costs to the city at bare minimum," Bursley
said, citing minimal overtime for maintenance and police.
hopes next year he
can coordinate a similar event in Middletown to provide those residents with fireworks.
Mark Bursley: Light Up The ...
Mark Bursley: Light Up The Sky 89.9% of Target
If you would like to volunteer, please let Mark Bursley, Owner of the Red Onion, know.
"Please help us make this an event to remember!
Your help will go a long way in continuing to make Monroe a place that you are proud to call home!
- Mark Bursley
During its Regular Council Meeting on June 12 of this year, Mark Bursley, Chairperson for the Light Up The Sky committee, asked council for help in the way of police, fire and emergency staff.
Chairman Bursley said that the event is 89.9% of their target goal for the event.
Mark Bursley, Representative of the Light Up The Sky Committee, sought the City's assistance
in police auxiliary, EMS, and Public Works.
met with Brian of the Public Works Department
said it is the same and will speak with
This newspaper attempted to contact the ...
This newspaper attempted to contact the Red Onion's former owner, Mark Bursley, but could not reach him for comment.
As owner of The Red Onion ...
As owner of The Red Onion Cafe, Mark Bursley also enjoys cooking there a few nights a week.
"It's good food, what can I tell you," Bursley
...Bursley, 50, who serves in his full-time job as the director of merchandising for Presto Foods in Monroe, came to the city two years ago from Tiffin , 1½ hours north of Columbus , to be closer to his job.He
rented an apartment across the street from the smoke-free, cozy restaurant housed in a more than 100-year-old white with red trim brick building in the city's downtown at 214 S. Main St.
"And I became Gary's (the former owner Gary Henz) best customer.Then Gary and I decided to go into a business venture together," he
Henz, a former chef at The Maisonette
for 10 years, runs the restaurant and that allows Bursley
to dabble as one of five cooks three nights a week at the cafe.The restaurant takes no reservations, but accommodates people on a first-come, first-served basis, Bursley
"I do love to cook and I'm pretty good at it.What I do for a living is kind of a pretty stressful thing and this is a little bit of a stress relief for me.You immediately get gratification for your work," he
The upscale eatery, known for its tasty crab cakes and New York strip steak, features a variety of foods from soups and sandwiches to salads, seafood, pasta, and lunch and nightly specials.Its slogan is fine food, friends and spirits.
"Everything's done from scratch.We make all of our own soups, we make all of our own salad dressings, all of our own sauces.Our little catch phrase is we're all about the food," Bursley
The cafe seats about 50 people and through word of mouth draws people from Cincinnati and Dayton.
"The word of mouth has gotten out about Gary's cooking," he
Hotels in the surrounding area also recommend visitors to the restaurant.Other visitors include families, business people and city officials from the community, he
"The vast majority of our customers are local and we have a good regular clientele that comes quite a bit," Bursley
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Stained 1054 Bistro formerly was operated ...
Stained 1054 Bistro formerly was operated by Mark Bursley, owner of the Red Onion in Monroe.