Urine Luck | Canal Place

by Emily Dressler My favorite part about being in any of the buildings at Canal Place on South Main Street is feeling like I’m not supposed to be there. It makes walking around looking for a blood drive tha... Read More...

Vintage Structures | The Ohio Bell Building

words by Mark Schweitzer, photos by Charlotte Gintert It was the boom before the bust. Akron in 1929 — before the stock market crash in October of that year — was truly a city on the rise. The 1920s had ... Read More...

Sandy Sips: Akronym Brewing

by Sandy Maxwell I’m a big fan of places that are off the beaten path. Having grown up on the fringe of a large metro city, downtown parking and crowds are something I try to avoid these days. So I was reli... Read More...

Historical Akron: FirstMerit Tower

by Katie Jackson As the brightest jewel of the Akron skyline, the FirstMerit Tower is easily identifiable from any downtown vantage point. Standing tall at a coincidental 330 feet, the Art-Deco style building ... Read More...