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September 2016

All posts published in September 2016

22 posts

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Super Cooper

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The Godfather of Shock Rock brings his antics to the Civic Theatre stage by T.J. Masterson When music lovers speak of the trendsetters and innovators of modern music, Alice Cooper’s name ought to come up more often than it does. Vincent Furnier adopted h... More »

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Front of the House, Back of the House

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  Elizabeth & Jason, the Akron super couple behind Urban Eats as told to Chris Horne   Urban Eats was my first real Akron sanctuary. I’d sit in the corner with a dirty chai and dream about quitting my job and starting a magazine. Once, I even sha... More »

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Hoppin’ Frog Celebrates a Decade of Brewing

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  by Scott Piepho The first time Fred Karm brewed beer, helping a friend from college, the experience did not seem likely to change the course of his life. “It was such a pain in the butt I said, ‘Don’t ask me to do that again.’” Then a few months later h... More »

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The Wanderer | Climbing Through Flavor: Everest Restaurant

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by Holly Brown When the Chicken Thali was placed on our table, I stared in reverent silence and then said to Ryan, “That is the most majestic dinner I have ever seen.” And that it was. In front of us were four golden bowls filled to the brim with thick, fragra... More »

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Yes. Purple, and yes.

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The Soul of Time Cat by Dawson Steeber In the realm of easy labels, Jeri Sapronetti of Akron’s Time Cat is a singer-songwriter. After all, on the surface, the new self-titled album is lined with heart-bent lyrics and raucous rock riffs while keeping a sliver o... More »

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Nuevo Goes Norte

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Akron’s favorite cantina proves I-77 runs both ways words and photos by Patrick J. Worden The change has been subtle and slow, so you can be forgiven if you didn’t notice the ground itself shifting under your feet. But it did—there’s been an altering of the cu... More »

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IN REVIEW: ‘Little Men’ (now showing at The Nightlight)

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by Zep the Bear, courtesy of Super No Bueno “Little Men” showing at The Nightlight through Sept. 15 I remember being 13-years old. I remember it like it was yesterday. My best friend at the time was this kid named Mike. Mike and I lived in differen... More »

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The Big Idea: The People’s State of the Union

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  Name: Kenyona “Sunny” Matthews Occupation: Public Speaker and Deputy Service Bailiff Hometown: Greensboro, NC Home Now: Cuyahoga Falls Contact info: kenyonamatthews@ymail.com or Facebook at Kenyona Matthews   What’s your big idea? I want to h... More »

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Donate school clothes to #RAKEAkron and Helen Arnold CLC

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#RAKEAkron is asking for help with their most recent project.  Students at Helen Arnold CLC, an Akron Public school, are in dire need of school clothes right now, including new socks and underwear.  During the school’s open house tomorrow, September 8, from 4 ... More »