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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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What I Wish I Knew | Troy & Tavares (The Barber Twins)

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Names: Troy & Tavares (The Barber Twins) Occupations: Barber stylists at Monty’s Place Hometown: Akron, OH Current Neighborhood: Akron, OH   How did you get into the work you do? Tavares: Actually, we were inspired by several people—our mom and a frie... More »

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Baseball Now! The Dog Days of Summer Baseball

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The Akron Rubber Ducks words by Dave Daly I fell in love with baseball in the summer. Specifically, it was the summer of 2002 and I was leaving a Poison concert. As we made our way to the parking lot the crowd began to chant. It wasn’t “C.C. rocks,” or “Brett ... More »

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In the Artist’s Studio with Matt Horak

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words by Noor Hindi, photos by Ashley Koury When Matt Horak walked into his first Comic-Con at the age of 12, he knew he wanted to pursue art for the rest of his life. He’d spent mostof his childhood reading The Adventures of Tintin and biking to Kenmore Komic... More »

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Devil’s Dozen | August 2017

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Our picks for the 12 best choices you can make this month   Correction: The print version of this issue’s Devil’s Dozen included an error about PorchRokr 2017. The error has been corrected in this version. Time Cat is headlining this year̵... More »

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New/Native | Steve Brightman & Maureen Farris

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New Name: Steve Brightman Occupation: Master Data Management Hometown: Chardon, OH Current neighborhood: West Akron   What do you wish was more on Akronites’ radar? Compass Coffee. Even though we live in West Akron, we head to Middlebury neighborhoo... More »

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8 Questions with Chuck Auerbach

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How to raise a rock star in one easy step… by Liz Tyran NOTE: This Q&A was originally printed in Volume 1, Issue 2 of The Devil Strip. How do you raise a rock star? You don’t.  At least not with the intention to—not if you want them to be natural in their ... More »

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On Stage with Stems

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by Brittany Nader When a band explains the songs they write are about “paranoia, general disregard and, probably, bad love,” you might anticipate a droning sound shrouded in darkness and despair. But that’s where Stems serves as the perfect anomaly, a contrast... More »

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Rubber City Prints settles into its new home

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by Sam DePaul In the far-stretched main room of a West Hill house, there is a fireplace supporting mason jars filled with well-loved brushes stained of paint, as well as piece after print made by local artists from all paths and inspirations. Beside the firepl... More »