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Noor Hindi

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About the Cover | A Q&A with Bronlynn Thurman

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by Sophie Franchi   12/14/17 Our cover artist for the December 2017 issue is also our former Lead Arts Section Editor, Bronlynn Thurman, who was with us since the magazine first got started. She has since moved on to other endeavors, and we’re rooting for her ... More »

On the Street: Aimee & Trae

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  by Lisa Kane of Akron Snow Angels   To help Aimee, Trae or anyone the Akron Snow Angels serves, visit AkronSnowAngels.com/donate or donate directly through GoFundMe or mail a contribution to: Akron Snow Angels PO Box 107 Cuyahoga Falls, OH 44222 Currently, A... More »

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Lending a Helping Hand

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How The Community Can Give Back Year-Round by Sierra Allen 12/14/17 It’s that time of year again. The seasons are changing, leaves are falling and sun rays are few and far between as darkness falls quicker than desired. The winter gear once tucked in the close... More »

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Urine Luck | Quarter Up & Continental Cuisine

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words and photos by Emily Dressler and Marissa Marangoni 12/9/17   Game On at Quarter Up Emily Dressler Upon arriving at Quarter Up in the valley, I looked around for the bathrooms. If you walk in the front door, they are past the bar and down a little hallway... More »

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Noor Loves the Hell out of Christmas

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Shop Small | Top 10 Weird & Quirky Gifts to Buy from Northside Market this year words by Noor Hindi, photos by Soumaya Hindi 12/8/17 Okay, fine, I admit it. I was probably the jerk kid that told your child Santa isn’t real. I didn’t mean to be such a Grinch; I... More »

The Wanderer | December 2017

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On Christmas…   by Dave Daly 12/8/17 It’s early December and we are knee deep in the Christmas swamp. While some regale the decorations, music and joy, others, like me, don’t. I’m too busy getting roiled over the onslaught of traffic, consumerism and frantic b... More »

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Outdoor Gems: Exploring Northeast Ohio | Oak Hill

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words and photos by Anthony Boarman 12/8/17   When someone asks me about the Cuyahoga Valley National Park, some of the first sites that come to mind are the Beaver Marsh, the Ledges at Virginia Kendall, Blue Hen Falls, and Brandywine Falls. Very seldom does a... More »

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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 »