Don’t autopilot your holiday shopping

by Allison Chrien Have you ever had a conversation like this? “Hey, do you know what happened to that cute little down the road? I drove that way yesterday and noticed it was gone.” “Oh, yeah. I alwa...

Meet the man behind the Mattress Factory gorilla mask

words and photos by Jarett Theberge The Mattress Factory Outlet sticks out among all the other buildings and businesses on North Arlington Street. Not so much like a sore thumb — more like a big blue b...

Healing and growing at Yoga Squared

by Rosalie Murphy Two years ago, Kate and Nikki Woodford-Shell tore down a wall. The barrier had separated the two halves of the yoga studio at Yoga Squared, which opened in December 2016 in Highland Sq...

Northside Marketplace: A Funnel to Akron

words and photos by Noor Hindi   11/14/2017 Walking into Northside Marketplace is like receiving a sampler platter of your favorite food at your favorite restaurant. The possibilities are endless. Y...

What Ted Bare Wishes He Knew

What I Wish I Knew with Ted Bare of the Highland Square Theatre and Linda Theatre by Sierra Allen 11/2/2017   Name: Rudd (Ted) Bare Occupation: Owner of the Highland Square Theatre and Linda The...

Women’s Market Day Celebrates Female Entrepreneurs

words by Noor Hindi, photos by Shane Wynn 8/21/2017   Superheroes don’t always look like Wonder Woman. Most of the time, they look more like Denise Debo of Saint Augustine & Suds, or Beth Stropk...