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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. ...

Rubber City Rocks | Time Traveler Records

by Davey Treen Hello, Akronites! Today, we are turning the tables, literally… Paul is letting me have the column! I am kicking this off by telling a bit more about myself and reviewing one of my favorit...

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...

ArtSparks Inspires Kids Through Dance

by Noor Hindi As a kid, Kara Stewart was often shy and reserved around people. But when she fell in love with dance, her confidence grew, and she felt that she’d found her voice. Today, Kara is helping ...

Meet Alexandria Couch, a ‘neo-heritage’ painter

by Rosalie Murphy Alex Couch is busy. When we meet in the lobby at the University of Akron’s Myers School of Art, the printmaking/painting and drawing reaches out for a handshake, noting that yes, there’s p...