HAPI Fresh Farmers Market moves to North Hill

words by Zaïré Talon Daniels, photos by Chris Harvey As summer begins for Akron residents, many have begun to emerge from their living rooms baked in the afterglow of a Netflix title screen in search of a s...

Hsa Win wants you to celebrate Karen New Year

Dancers from the Karen, Nepali, Hmong, Mon and Congolese communities will perform at the Karen New Year celebration on Jan. 4.  One of those Karen dancers is Hsa Win, 20. Between college classes and prepari...

Louie and the Giant Donut

by Colleen Hanke Walking into the warmth of North Hills Donuts, you immediately feel like family. You are greeted by a smile and, behind the counter, two giant donuts. Two 16-inch donuts, to be precise.&nbs...

Akron Arcana | Tragedy and loss on Memorial Parkway

by Pat Worden “The streets were like rivers,” Rosemary Reymann told me. Rosemary and others who remember the terrible events of July 21, 1964, tend also to recall the torrential deluge that preceded it. ...

PHOTOS: Farewell, Crest Bakery

words and photographs by Charlotte Gintert It’s just a little after 6:30 am at the Crest Bakery and the sun is starting to rise over North Hill. There’s a steady stream of folks coming and going from the la...

LIFT Akron: Try New Foods

The Devil Strip staff This month, our LIFT Akron task is an easy one: Visit a new restaurant and try a new type of food. We have dozens of cuisines represented in greater Akron’s restaurants. From jerk c...