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December 2015

All posts published in December 2015

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Ready to rock: The Rock Mill bringing climbing facility to Akron

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by Katie Wheeler Think of all of the places that come to mind when you read the words “rock climbing” and I bet Akron doesn’t rank. In fact, I’d be willing to bet that no place in Ohio is on your radar, but that won’t remain true for long. Some years ago, Liz ... More »

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Dive Bar Family Christmas: The Ballad of Ray & Mario

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When being home for the holidays means working the bar by Chris Horne It’s Christmas. You’re still a kid. This is supposed to be your day. Maybe you got some new clothes, some new toys. You want to play. Enjoy yourself. Hang out with some friends, snack on can... More »

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NEW/NATIVE | From down in the Valley to the University of Akron

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compiled by Elizabeth Tyran [column size=one_half position=first ] Name: Carrie Burchett, 34 Hometown: Akron Neighborhood: Merriman Valley Occupation: Teacher at Spring Garden Waldorf School Who do you wish was on more Akronites’ radar? Why? Rudolph Steiner, t... More »

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On the hunt for Akron’s best burger, fries and shake

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The Devil Strip is on the hunt for Akron’s Best Burger, Fries and Shake. Why? Well, it’s easy to get people to tell you who makes their favorite hamburger in Akron, but a burger alone doesn’t make a meal… even the super enormous burgers... More »

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The Akronite’s Guide to Superior Gift-Giving

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How to get your Akron on and knock your holiday shopping list out written by Katie Jackson Every year, you run into a couple folks on your list for whom you want to get something truly different, but it’s tough. They have everything they need and every time yo... More »