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I love Apama and So Should You: Interview with Ted Sikora

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by Josy Jones 09/15/2017 I admit, Akron is kind of cool. Not kind of. It’s definitely an awesome place that continues to surprise its residents with the unique events and people who live here. Ted Sikora, create/co-writer of comic book Apama the Undiscovered A... More »

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One Night Only: The Buzz Clic Adventure

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Rubber City Rebels Guitarist and Punk-Rock Legend Returns to Akron on Sept. 22 by Brittany Nader 09/14/2017 In the 1970s, Akron experienced a shift as its status as Rubber Capital of the World began declining and its music scene unexpectedly started gaining in... More »

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What Carrie Acree Wishes She Knew

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by Taylor Dawson 09/14/2017 Entrepreneur Carrie Acree is owner and founder of The Dragon’s Mantle, a small business in Kenmore that sells many different metaphysical, Pagan and Wiccan supplies and tools. Dragon’s Mantle offers essential oils, gemstones, ... More »

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Outdoor Gems: Exploring Northeast Ohio | Beaver Marsh

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words and photos by Anthony Boarman Everyone loves a comeback story. LeBron James returning to Northeast Ohio to bring the Cavaliers their first championship in franchise history. WWII veteran Louis Zamperini’s journey from Olympic stardom to Japanese prisoner... More »

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Get to Know the Summit Food Coalition

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How one organization works to connect people and food by M. Sophie Franchi What’s your relationship to food? Do you want to know where your dinner ingredients came from? Maybe you’d like to become a food entrepreneur but you don’t have a comm... More »

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Origin Story: Tabouleh Lebanese Grill

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by Ted Zep The story of Tony and George Kanaan is the story of Akron itself. The 28-year old twin brothers are the owners and operators of Tabouleh Lebanese Grill, which resides just within the confines of The University of Akron footprint. I recently spoke wi... More »

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Akron Aviators brings Pro Basketball to Akron

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  by Floco Torres 08/08/2017 “I swear music and sports is so synonymous, cause we want to be them and they wanna be us,” Drake raps on “Thank Me Now,” from his debut album “Thank Me Later.” As a fan of both music and sports, this observation has been evid... More »

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The Most Akron Chad Weaver Is Leaving Akron.

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See him at the Rialto before he leaves and find out why you should please love him by Floco Torres 08/06/2018   Akron continues to have a heavy influx of fresh and creative energy pushing the boundaries of what can be done inside Summit County as we head ... More »

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Akron Soul Train Announces New Fellows

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by Noor Hindi 8/29/2017   You’re an artist living in a refurbished shipping container for one month and getting paid through a fellowship to do your art all while surrounded by a community of creative individuals. It sounds like a dream, but could soon be... More »

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Think on Your Feet

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  Wandering Aesthetics to offer Children’s improv theatre courses by Taylor Patterson 8/28/2017 Tell your kids to bring their singing voices and dancing shoes! Wandering Aesthetics is offering three improvisational theatre courses this September. Their pl... More »

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Super No Bueno | Spoils of Akron

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An interview with Shane Wynn and Chris Miller by Ted Zep   Since March of 2015, the Spoils of Akron podcast has concentrated a thoughtful, knowing and often incredibly funny light on the citizens, institutions, and happenings in the perpetually vibrant ci... More »