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Tip Sheet | November 2017

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Interviews and photos by Zaina Salem   For this edition, I asked three business owners what the hardest thing about being a business owner is and how they overcome it. Here’s what they had to say. Justin Miller, Baby Sweet Pea’s Boutique Baby boutique featurin... More »

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New/Native | Alric Chauchefoin & Joseph Paolucci

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10/23/2017 New Name: Alric Chauchefoin Occupation: Student Hometown: Le Mans, France Current neighborhood: University of Akron What do you wish was more on Akronites’ radar? The planet. They should pay more attention to the environment. It’s cliché, but it’s t... More »

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Akro-preneurs | What I Wish I Knew

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Lessons that Than Thein learned the hard way Starting a business can be hard work, but fortunately for us, Akro-preneurs are always willing to share their insights. Name: Than Thein Occupation: Owner at Tidal Gardens Inc. Hometown: Akron, OH Current neighborho... More »

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What I Wish I Knew | Troy & Tavares (The Barber Twins)

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Names: Troy & Tavares (The Barber Twins) Occupations: Barber stylists at Monty’s Place Hometown: Akron, OH Current Neighborhood: Akron, OH   How did you get into the work you do? Tavares: Actually, we were inspired by several people—our mom and a friend of the... More »

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Baseball Now! The Dog Days of Summer Baseball

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The Akron Rubber Ducks words by Dave Daly I fell in love with baseball in the summer. Specifically, it was the summer of 2002 and I was leaving a Poison concert. As we made our way to the parking lot the crowd began to chant. It wasn’t “C.C. rocks,” or “Brett ... More »

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In the Artist’s Studio with Matt Horak

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words by Noor Hindi, photos by Ashley Koury When Matt Horak walked into his first Comic-Con at the age of 12, he knew he wanted to pursue art for the rest of his life. He’d spent mostof his childhood reading The Adventures of Tintin and biking to Kenmore Komic... More »

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Devil’s Dozen | August 2017

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Our picks for the 12 best choices you can make this month   Correction: The print version of this issue’s Devil’s Dozen included an error about PorchRokr 2017. The error has been corrected in this version. Time Cat is headlining this year’s festival, and there... More »

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New/Native | Steve Brightman & Maureen Farris

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New Name: Steve Brightman Occupation: Master Data Management Hometown: Chardon, OH Current neighborhood: West Akron   What do you wish was more on Akronites’ radar? Compass Coffee. Even though we live in West Akron, we head to Middlebury neighborhood when we h... More »

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8 Questions with Chuck Auerbach

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How to raise a rock star in one easy step… by Liz Tyran NOTE: This Q&A was originally printed in Volume 1, Issue 2 of The Devil Strip. How do you raise a rock star? You don’t.  At least not with the intention to—not if you want them to be natural in their proc... More »