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Amani Williams

The Northside Speakeasy: A Well Crafted Secret

The Northside District's new speakeasy pairs nostalgia and spirits for a unique night out. more »

Sep 2, 2016 3:34 PM Flavor Blog

So what does wine have to do with the Founding Fathers and American History? more »

Aug 26, 2016 1:08 PM Food & Dining

Nosh

Shane Wynn

Eating conscientiously yet indulgently in The 330: organic, seasonal and local fare. more »

Aug 26, 2016 11:18 AM Food & Dining

Thirsty Dog Brewery: Berliner Weisse

Akron’s own Thirsty Dog Brewery has never been afraid to try something new and outside of the typical comfort zone. So it’s no surprise that co-founder John Najeway has really hit his stride in the ever-growing sour ales game. more »

Jun 7, 2016 2:15 PM Flavor Blog

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Micah Beree

You don’t need a vintage cocktail shaker or a high-society event to enjoy these deliciously crafted cocktails. A sense of history and a taste for adventure is really all you need. Just try to resist ordering them shaken, not stirred. more »

Jun 7, 2016 1:31 PM Food & Dining

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Micah Beree

Here's a quick vocabulary lesson to help you sound sophisticated while sipping cocktails. more »

Jun 7, 2016 1:29 PM Food & Dining

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Micah Beree

According to Jared Brown in a detailed and well-researched article for the UK Telegraph in 2012, the drink called “cocktail” may or may not be an American invention. more »

Jun 7, 2016 1:22 PM Food & Dining

When I first visited the Sonoma area, they were known for producing very nice Chardonnays. That all changed when, in 1999, the Wine Spectator awarded the 1996 Chateau St Jean Cinq Cépages its Wine of the Year award. more »

May 9, 2016 12:29 PM Flavor Blog

R. Shea Brewing Co.

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Sandwiched between a short row of buildings on one side and a multi-story office complex—home to akronlife—on the other, one of these intriguing places is R. Shea Brewing Co.’s tasting room.

The Face of Craft Beer

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photo by Bruce Gates

The local craft brewer proudly contributes to the community through many events and programs, including efforts of good stewardship and recycling for sustainable businesses.

The Face of Fantastic Cupcakes

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photo by Emily Vaeth

An akronlife “Best of the City” winner for Best Cupcakes, Rollheiser is hoping to expand in the future—her kitchen just isn’t big enough for the growing demand

Cinnamon Maple Ice Cream Recipe

Cinnamon Maple Ice Cream

Photo by Natalie Spencer

This recipe was featured in the October 2015 issue of Akron Life magazine.

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  • The Gamut: Little Voice

    My quiet condition used to really bother me, but in recent years, I’ve come to accept some things about myself that younger me worried over, my voice among them.

    Aug 23, 2016

  • Jazz at Jilly's 6/22/16

    Thanks to all who came out to our Jazz at Jilly's Event at Jilly's Music Room.

    Jun 24, 2016

  • The Business of Busyness

    I am a creature of habit. I suppose we all are, but my tendency to cling to repetitive action is, as far as I can tell, slightly more pronounced than the average Joe's. At times in my life, this character trait has been diagnosed as a "disorder."

    Apr 22, 2016

  • The Northside Speakeasy: A Well Crafted Secret

    The Northside District's new speakeasy pairs nostalgia and spirits for a unique night out.

    Sep 2, 2016

  • Thirsty Dog Brewery: Berliner Weisse

    Akron’s own Thirsty Dog Brewery has never been afraid to try something new and outside of the typical comfort zone. So it’s no surprise that co-founder John Najeway has really hit his stride in the ever-growing sour ales game.

    Jun 7, 2016

  • Dogfish Head Romantic Chemistry

    This year, Dogfish Head decided to make an abundance of calculated changes introducing a handful of new beers that have never been done before, while at the same time, saying goodbye to some beloved favorites.

    Apr 19, 2016

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