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Showcase Meats offers lunches, baked goods to Kenmore

words and photos by Nic deCourville As someone who spent 10 years working at a meat store, I wanted to get a better experience of some of the local shops around Akron. I get a bit nostalgic whenever enterin...

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 Artist’s Studio with Matt Horak

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 readi...

CGFS to hold second annual Food Truck Friday Frenzy

by Lauren Collins   By the time the Food Truck Fridays Frenzy hits its stride, hundreds of laughing and smiling people will be dancing and head bobbing to the live rock music performed by the local b...

What Kevin Lockett Wishes He Knew

Name: Kevin Lockett Occupation: Content Producer, Lockett Media How did you get into the work you do? In January 2008, I was struggling to find my place in media. I had freelance jobs, but the assignment...