Meet Ultramarathon Runner Connie Gardner

“I wanted to see how far I could go.” by Kyle Cochrun Connie Gardner, 54, has run more than 150 ultramarathons. She has won 90 ultramarathons since 2001. She won her first national championship 100k race in 2...

Staff Music Keeps It Mom and Pop

Interview and photos by Kyle Cochrun   Name: William “Lee” East and Lee “Dig” East Occupation: Co-owners of Staff Music Hometown: Akron, Ohio Current Neighborhood: Ellet Staff Music, a snu...

In the Crowd | February 2018

The Bad Dudes and The Bizarros at Jilly’s Music Room by Kyle Cochrun 02/14/18 I’ve always thought of Jilly’s Music Room as Akron’s small-scale music venue for the older crowd. “Older,” to a 24-year-old lik...