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Matt Arnold

Rescue Squad

These animals were cast out in the face of trauma. But kindhearted people stepped in to give them a second chance at life.

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Matt Arnold

One master gardener digs into dirt and history to landscape a dream. Read more

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Matt Arnold

A family-owned flower shop delivers decades of care and craft. Read more

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A basement can become usable space with a little professional attention. Read more

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With spring in the in the air — finally! — it’s time to think about warmer temps. And that means transitioning from your furnace to your air conditioner and racking your brain for how long it’s been since you had those units checked out. Read more

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Tylar Sutton

Paul Thomarios started in his family’s painting business early. At age 10, he was doing the billing for his Greek immigrant father because he had good penmanship. Read more

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A professional gives advice on navigating the tricky parts of bathroom remodels. Read more

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Logan Lutton

Best of the City 2018 Editor's Pick: Whiskertin Lighting Read more

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Logan Lutton

Best of the City 2018 Editor's Pick: Antiquation Read more

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Image courtesy of Tim Franklin

History and modern convenience merge seamlessly in this designer’s converted home. Read more

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Add serenity to your yard with a water feature. With a few landscaping additions, your backyard can be the relaxing retreat you envision. Water features can set the calm mood. Read more

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A couple finds serenity in their 1800s farmhouse that’s a part of the Bath homes tour. Read more

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Tylar Sutton

Most families are unusual in some way — especially when pets are included in the mix. Whether it’s a donkey, deer or goats, these peculiar pets have found loving homes with their passionate owners. Read more

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photos provided by Saundra Wright

Spring is a time of renewal. The warming temps and budding crocuses make us want to throw open windows, sweep away the winter detritus and embrace a new season. For most of us that means a healthy dose of spring cleaning. Read more

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Caston & Main Brew Yard

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Matt Arnold

Yes, You Can

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Laughing Stock

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John R Aylward

Breakfasts in The 330

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Tylar Sutton

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  • Yes, You Can

    A recent form of wine packaging to lose its bad rep and fill wine retailers' shelves is the can. Sip your favorite wine at the beach, by the pool or wherever you like to relax with these eye-catching cans.

    May 28, 2019

  • Bon Appetit

    From chef-driven twists to exotic Asian eats, the City of Green area has your culinary cravings covered.

    May 20, 2019

  • Caston & Main Brew Yard

    This gastropub is unique in all aspects, from its extensive menu that features largely locally sourced food and drink to its industrial chic aesthetic — including a world-class bourbon room.

    May 17, 2019

  • Fertile Ground

    A new book preserves Kent’s rock ‘n’ roll history with personal accounts of legendary rock stars before they were famous.

    Apr 22, 2019

  • 3 Jazz Musicians to Know

    These past and present players shape the revitalized Akron jazz scene.

    Mar 7, 2019

  • Artful Builder

    Austin Andrella burns the midnight oil to make award-winning custom bikes.

    Jul 18, 2018