Pub Notes: Office Hours

by Chris Horne January, 2016   Elwood P. Dowd: “Wouldn't that get a little monotonous, just Akron, cold beer and 'poor, poor thing' for two weeks?”   Dr. Chumley: “No. It would be wonderful.” fr...
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Dinner with Dan and the Fam

Talking about the city’s past, present and future over a meal the mayor made words by Chris Horne, photos by Ilenia Pezzaniti This is a little weird, I finally realize. It’s one of those split-second thoughts t...

It’s Time for Crafty Mart’s Mom & Pop Shoppe

We asked Crafty Mart organizers Joanna Wilson and Brit Charek to answer Five Fast Questions. Here’s what they had to say. by Chris Horne Spring is in the air and that means it’s time once again for Crafty Mar...

A Year In Review – The Arts

A roundup of arts happenings you may have missed. by Bronlynn Thurman and Chris Horne Given the controversy and big changes in the city of Akron’s Mayor’s Office, not to mention on campus at the University of...

The ABC’s of the New Breakfast Club

How local early birds are building community over breakfast by Jessica Conti Akron is filled with both delicious breakfast options and a significant number of creatives who are passionate about their work and...

Pub Notes |Beer, Ideas and Escape from Social Impact World

by Chris Horne, publisher When I first proposed we do a story asking “Can beer save Akron?” the idea was just a playful riff on the craft beer boom that’s as evident here as it is regionally and nationally. Bu...

Contest: “You’re so Akron if…”

Last night--that is, Sunday if you aren't reading this on Monday, specifically Monday, February 2--I clicked "submit" on the Knight Cities Challenge application for Unbox Akron. Then I watched "Transformers 4" ...

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...