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Vintage Structures | Picnic Shelter at the Gorge

words and photos by Charlotte Gintert The picnic shelter at Gorge Metro Park is nestled in a cozy space above the fishing dock on the Cuyahoga River. Many visitors do not even realize it’s there. When a sto...

Dig In | Akron Inspired by AfriCOBRA

Programming the Akron Art Museum with Contemporary Black Culture by Josy Jones 10/23/2018 Art museums are not merely quiet buildings where people go to see gallery exhibitions. They are spaces to inspire,...

How to Vote Early, Absentee, or on Election Day

by Rosalie Murphy 10/22/2018 It’s October in Ohio, which means it’s impossible to avoid messages about candidates and ballot issues. You might have decided who you’re going to vote for -- but have you figur...

Countryside Public Market to open Oct. 28

The Importance of Fresh, Local Food words and photos by Claude Christensen 10/17/2018 Fresh apples, dairy products, farm-raised eggs. Root vegetables, poultry, honey, jam. And paninis. These are just a ...