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The Secret Lives of Beekeepers: Who is this guy anyway?

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UPDATE: Akron Honey Company will be competing on the LeBron James reality show, Cleveland Hustles, premiering August 24 at 10 pm.     The Most Interesting Person I Know: Brent Ian Wesley “It’s going to get sticky,” he said, walking into his house ahead of me. ... More »

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Pub Notes: Shooting tequila with Gallagher

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It’s been two weeks since I posted about becoming a Knight Cities Challenge finalist, inviting (begging) anyone and everyone to offer ideas and feedback about what the do-dad formerly known as Chickadee Society should be. Well, thanks to some good friends and ... More »

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Making clothes that make neighbors

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How a Kent State student from Doylestown abandoned her dream-come-true in New York City and found her purpose in North Hill starting a fashion company with members of Akron’s refugee community. Tessa Reeves is a morning person, someone who dreams big and wakes... More »