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Food Review | Nicole’s Restaurant

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words and photos by Tyron Hoisten   I’ve heard such high praise for Nicole’s Restaurant and their flavorful, low-priced comfort food. The establishment came up in conversation one evening after choir rehearsal, which prompted Sister Jackson, the choir director... More »

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“We Are the Alternative to the Alternative”

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The Numbers Band Shows Why Quality Still Counts   11/20/2017 words by Steve Van Auken, photo by Ashley Kouri  Bob Kidney does not suffer fools gladly. So it’s better not to ask him if leading The Numbers Band (15-60-75) is “fun.” “There is no fun in it for me,... More »

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Preserving Hip-Hop culture with Keepers of the Art

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words by Floco Torres, photos by Shane Wynn   11/20/2017 Your grandmother knows who Snoop Dogg is. In 39 years since it’s creation, Hip-Hop’s culture has socially and economically grown into the most influential and shared culture on the planet today. However,... More »

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Coffee Talk with Vanessa Michelle

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  by Noor Hindi Vanessa Michelle loves coffee, good conversations and Akron. Her big personality and creative spirit bounce off the walls of her office at Summit Artspace. Her smile radiates and she’s overflowing with enthusiasm about her new project, Coffee T... More »

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The Black Box | Catching up with Rubber City Theatre

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by Josy Jones   Akron, The Rubber City. It only seems right that there are groups all around Akron paying homage to its legacy, acknowledging its difficult past and carrying this tagline into the dream for Akron’s future. Rubber City Theatre wears the city slo... More »

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Dr. Theresa Beyerle | Akron’s Builder, Connector

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by Josy Jones   Dr. Theresa Beyerle jokes about being lost in the Salvation Army building. She’s about six weeks into her position as Director of Institutional Research, and the building is still semi-unfamiliar, making navigation troublesome. But she owns her... More »

Tip Sheet | November 2017

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Interviews and photos by Zaina Salem   For this edition, I asked three business owners what the hardest thing about being a business owner is and how they overcome it. Here’s what they had to say. Justin Miller, Baby Sweet Pea’s Boutique Baby boutique featurin... More »

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The Perks of Being a Student-Entrepreneur

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  words and photos by Grant Morgan They didn’t know each other before starting a business, but now they say it’s like having another family. That is, if your idea of family is meeting up to hand-punch thousands of business cards at a time. This family also doe... More »

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Origin Story | Stagecoach Antiques

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74-Years-Old and Counting by Josy Jones A scarlet brick face, royal blue awnings and bold, white lettering greet you from the street. The sidewalk in front is decorated with chairs, pots and other goodies, all urging a passersby to deviate from her plans, slow... More »

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Front of the House, Back of the House | Honeymoon Grille

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by Krissy O’Connor Front of the House Name:  Anna Shaffer Occupation: Server Neighborhood: Coventry How long have you been at Honeymoon Grille? Three years What are your top 3 obsessions right now? The Outlander Series. My sister and I are obsessed and watch i... More »