Healing and growing at Yoga Squared

by Rosalie Murphy Two years ago, Kate and Nikki Woodford-Shell tore down a wall. The barrier had separated the two halves of the yoga studio at Yoga Squared, which opened in December 2016 in Highland Sq...

Northside Marketplace: A Funnel to Akron

words and photos by Noor Hindi   11/14/2017 Walking into Northside Marketplace is like receiving a sampler platter of your favorite food at your favorite restaurant. The possibilities are endless. Y...

Akropreneurs Event Spotlight: 2nd Annual Earthquaker Day

  by Floco Torres If you aren’t a musician or an obsessive fan of music, you may think that an all day event centered around handmade guitar pedals wouldn’t be your thing. I’d agree with you except for t...

What we learned about local business in 2016

  You learn some lessons the hard way, especially if you’re a business owner. That’s why we started this section. But even before we had an official place to write about entrepreneurship and small busin...

Urban Explorer: Wallhaven

words and photos by Kristina Aiad-Toss Located along Market Street between Highland Square and the Summit Mall, Wallhaven does not seem to have much to offer other than monotonous chain stores and mainstream r...

Saint Augustine and Suds: An Aromatic Experience

by Jessica Kaisk Entering Saint Augustine and Suds, you first notice waves of heavenly scents. With a cozy cabin feel that mimics the mountainous area owner Denise Debo grew up in, the shop is a delight to the...

What I Wish I Knew: With Kevin Royer of The Bomb Shelter

words by Jessica Kaisk; photos by Ilenia Pezzaniti Kevin Royer owns The Bomb Shelter, Akron’s Retro Superstore. The Bomb Shelter is a radically cool vintage store that takes you back to your childhood. We aske...

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...

Akron Pizza Task Force: Pierre’s Brooklyn Pizza and Deli

by Stephanie Baker, Kevin Wirth and Justin Lyons (@akronpizzatf) This month we headed to Kenmore to sample Pierre’s Brooklyn Pizza and Deli at 64 Kenmore Blvd. Pierre and his journey to Akron from Lebanon an...