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Matt Arnold

Fertile Ground

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

Apr 22, 2019 2:29 PM (330) Area Blog

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Tylar Sutton

Cats like Theron Brown and Jack Schantz pick up the beat from Howard Street legends to continue Akron’s jazz legacy. Read more

Arts & Entertainment

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Austin Mariasy

Long before Don Corleone and Tony Soprano became pop-culture icons of organized crime in America, the Black Hand Society terrorized fellow Sicilian immigrants in the Western Reserve of the early 20th century. Read more

Education

A quick look at some of the more memorable moments in The 330's sports history. Read more

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Scores of professional athletes have faced off in The 330, from boxers throwing punches in the iconic Akron Armory to Olympic weightlifters getting their start in a community gym. Read more

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On an 8-by-10 photo, Bain E. “Shorty” Fulton drew the Rubber City’s future in white grease pen. He sketched the letters “A-K-R-O-N” on the hill where the Rubber Bowl would be built. Read more

Education

Don Baker Jr. — In Loving Memory

So much depends on a Red Wheelbarrow and a handlebar mustache ... Read more

Mar 9, 2018 12:03 PM (330) Area Blog 1 Comments

Nostalgic book explores area’s former gems Read more

Arts & Entertainment

"Hudson" captures the moving spirit of a town seemingly rooted in the past. Read more

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Retired deputy mayor shares Akron’s rich history in his new book. Read more

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Smartly dressed shoppers loved dining at O’Neil’s finest. Read more

Beauty & Wellness

From Rubber City’s ties to rubbers to being a safe haven for refugees escaping persecution, there’s a lot more to Akron than meets the eye. Read more

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Mockumentary, new history of Akron Ohio Read more

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Despite the Portage Country Club’s humble beginnings, it has evolved into an established club that has received national acclaim. Read more

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