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Show BioHide BioWebsiteI'm a cultural locavore because I think that whatever makes a place unique is usually what's most interesting and life is too short to be boring. I've also been a journalist for most of the last decade, having worked for a daily paper, an alt-weekly and two TV stations, as well as a few magazines.

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The Quest for the Rusty Patched Bumblebee

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By Claude Christensen One of the five most common bumblebees twenty years ago, the rusty patched bumblebee was everywhere. With a black head and a rust colored patch on the back of the abdomen, the rusty patched once thrived in Midwestern prairies, feeding off... More »

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Heroin is Killing our Kids, Silence is Killing Our Communities

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How Jake’s Reach is Helping Start a Dialogue about the Heroin Epidemic Words by Noor Hindi After his grandson Jake passed away from a heroin overdose, Frank Marr made it his goal to save at least one life. Through Jake’s Reach, a project that is helping educat... More »

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Front of the House, Back of the House: Frank’s Place

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Cauleen Welsh & Todd Wetzel @ Frank’s Place  by Krissy O’Connor     FOH:  Cauleen Welsh, Bartender Hometown: Akron How long have you been at Frank’s Place? 8 years   You are on your feet for a lot of fast-paced hours. What is your remedy for taking care of you... More »

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 Beating the Dragon of Breast Cancer

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 How the Dragon Dream Team is Challenging Breast Cancer one Boat at a Time by Taylor Dawson The first time 76-year-old cancer survivor Susan Balmert went paddle boating, a feeling of power overtook her. As one of the first members of the Dragon Dream Team, Ohi... More »

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On The Record | The Conway Brothers tried to tell us

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   by Floco Torres The Conway Brothers have one mission and that’s to “carry the torch of original, NEO-based blues/funk/soul/rock music into the future.” I would personally advise against taking on such a robust task because so many have tried before, but the... More »