Culture

Vintage Structures | Viall Lodge at East Akron Cemetery

words by Mark Schweitzer, photos by Charlotte Gintert You might think that after 107 years, the brick walls of Viall Lodge would be darkened with soot, as it stands so close to the former Goodyear Tire fact...

What happened at Mary Campbell Cave?

Separating fact from myth at the Gorge words and photos by Pat Worden It’s not an easy hike to reach the rock shelter (it’s not really a cave) named after an 18th-century girl from Western Pennsylvania. ...

Reclaiming Food with Food Not Bombs

by Derek Kreider 04/09/2019 In an unassuming house on a block in Highland Square a contingent of people gathered on a Saturday in March. They have been meeting each week for more than a year to cook a ve...

Healing and growing at Yoga Squared

by Rosalie Murphy Two years ago, Kate and Nikki Woodford-Shell tore down a wall. The barrier had separated the two halves of the yoga studio at Yoga Squared, which opened in December 2016 in Highland Sq...

Blue Pond is an ice-age wonder in Goodyear Heights

by Pat Worden There’s an ancient landmark in East Akron that travelers on Goodyear Boulevard, and perhaps most residents of Goodyear Heights, bypass regularly without a second glance. From a distance, it...

Clones are coming to the Summit Metro Parks

by Aja Hannah Summit Metro Parks and partners are attempting to clone a federally threatened species, a plant with tiny blue flowers called the northern blue monkshood. As of the last count in fall 2018,...

Vintage Structures | The Harvey S. Firestone Jr. Mansion

words and photographs by Charlotte Gintert We can all add another building to the list of places we would buy in Akron if we had unlimited funds. In this case, we would need excellent credit and quite a bit...