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History may seem boring, but Laurie Michelle Caner is fascinated by it. While her jangly Americana band Hey Mavis was a Cuyahoga Valley National Park artist in residence, Caner became enamored by factoids along the Ohio & Erie Canal Towpath Trail. Read more

Arts & Entertainment

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Downtown Akron's Historic Arts District gets even cooler with the new Blu-tique hotel. Read more

Home & Garden

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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

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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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

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

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In 1913, C.W. Seiberling, The co-founder of Goodyear Tire & Rubber, settled into his grand residence not far from Stan Hywet, the estate of his big brother, F.A. Seiberling. Read more

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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

Arts & Entertainment

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

Arts & Entertainment

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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