Small Business

Local Shopping Guide: Stocking Stuffers

Last-minute shoppers, rejoice! Not only is Crafty Mart hosting a procrastinator-friendly pop-up at Goodyear on Fri., Dec. 23, but they've posted their own guide to Stocking Stuffers here. See ours below! ...

Adopt-a-Bar: Big Al’s

by Leslie Shirley Nielsen Big Al's 847 Johnston St. Nestled on a hilly bend of Johnston Street in Akron's south side sits a potential goldmine. This is a quaint little area of our town that I like to cal...

Behind the Coffee Bar

By Sam DePaul Name/Hometown/Coffee shop Daniel Weihe/Cuyahoga Falls/Artisan Coffee Have you ever worked behind an actual bar? If so, how is it similar or different to making coffee? If not, would you...

Dive Bar Family Christmas: The Ballad of Ray & Mario

When being home for the holidays means working the bar by Chris Horne It’s Christmas. You’re still a kid. This is supposed to be your day. Maybe you got some new clothes, some new toys. You want to play. Enjo...

The Akronite’s Guide to Superior Gift-Giving

How to get your Akron on and knock your holiday shopping list out written by Katie Jackson This is not just a cool way of thinking, but it’s also a dope unisex shirt produced by Neighbors Apparel, based ...