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June 2015

All posts published in June 2015

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Pub Notes |Beer, Ideas and Escape from Social Impact World

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by Chris Horne, publisher When I first proposed we do a story asking “Can beer save Akron?” the idea was just a playful riff on the craft beer boom that’s as evident here as it is regionally and nationally. But then it seemed like, if not saving Akron, beer co... More »

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Behind the Bar | Meet Adam Payne at Square Bar

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as told to Sarah Stubbs, published in Issue 6 (May 26, 2015)   Name: Adam Payne Hometown: Born in Texas, raised in NEO: Portage Lakes, Manchester area Lives in: West Akron, right around the corner from Highland Square Works at: Bartender at Square Bar and... More »

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Pizza & Jojos | On a street like Copley Road…

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by Jojo Pizzaface’ I drive through this one neighborhood on my morning commute—to nowhere and back to nowhere. It’s what’s in the middle, along Copley Road, that brings me here, to this page and to this particular place. In the squinty eyes of dawn when people... More »

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Dear Mr. Van Awesome

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      To read the longer version of “Dear Mr. Van Awesome,” click on the photo below. More »

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What to do when Corey Feldman actually calls…

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by Ariel Hakim I sweated, I shook a little, and I felt the urge to let out a series of tiny shrieks. Corey Feldman called me!!! Christina from the RubberDucks gave me the news Tuesday—she said Corey would be having a “media day” the following day and wondered ... More »

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Out & About | Spring is here, Akron—go play in the mud!

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Originally appeared in Issue 3, published April 14, 2015 by columnist Katie Wheeler There is a saying that April showers bring May flowers. You know what else April showers bring? Mud. And, perhaps more importantly, it’s FINALLY warm enough to play outside in ... More »