Culture

A Day in the Life of… ‘Bucha’ Bill Bond

This is the first in a new series of portraits about the day-to-day lives of locals who interest us. Unfortunately, in the print edition, I omitted the names of the wife-husband photography and writing team tha...

Only in Akron | ‘QT with Chrissie Hynde’

by Liz Tyran When my boyfriend Jason was hired to be the daytime sous chef at VegiTerranean a few years back, I had no idea I would get to meet its famous owner, Chrissie Hynde—let alone pal around with her. A...

The Secret Lives of Beekeepers: Who is this guy anyway?

UPDATE: Akron Honey Company will be competing on the LeBron James reality show, Cleveland Hustles, premiering August 24 at 10 pm.     The Most Interesting Person I Know: Brent Ian Wesley “It’s goi...

Pub Notes: Shooting tequila with Gallagher

It’s been two weeks since I posted about becoming a Knight Cities Challenge finalist, inviting (begging) anyone and everyone to offer ideas and feedback about what the do-dad formerly known as Chickadee Society...

Making clothes that make neighbors

How a Kent State student from Doylestown abandoned her dream-come-true in New York City and found her purpose in North Hill starting a fashion company with members of Akron’s refugee community.   written...