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This month's forecast on the people, places and things we love
- Patty Place
An Akron festival honors the city's claim to hamburger fame.
- The Indecision
We debate the hot-button issues of summer.
- Vested Interest
Chad Zumock discovers his casting call.
- Wood Work
Soulcraft Gallery showcases handcrafted furniture in the 5th Street Arcades.
- Green Daze
The downtown malls are the city's front lawn, so why don't we hang out there?
- No-Fly Zone
We round up alternatives to the air show to help your Labor Day weekend take off.
- Waiting Game
Filmmaker and Akron native Kris Belman will spend this fall capturing our undying sports fandom for an ESPN documentary.
- Course Notes
Here's how to score prime autographs, seats and more at the Bridgestone Invitational.
- Funny Guy
Tom Arnold returns to his stand-up roots.
- Tease Town
The Ohio Burlesque Festival pays tribute to our history with the bawdy performance art.
- Reading Nook
Literary Lots brings books and an appreciation for art to life in Ohio City.
- Glory Days
Step up to the plate with these two books that reflect on past Tribe greatness.
- Sunset Soundtrack
Keep summer sizzling with our local playlist.
- Good as Gold
Bonnie's Goubaud continues its legacy of bringing timeless, contemporary clothing and accessories to fashion-forward women.
- Paper Chase
An industry analyst maps a plan for The Plain Dealer's digital success.
Serving straight talk on food, drinks and restaurants
Landmark moments from our past
- Home Days
Take a tour of a Victorian filled with nods to its historic past, a ranch renovated to be a relaxing retreat and a modern-day marvel that celebrates nature at every turn. Get inside six great examples of homes that define Northeast Ohio.
- Fair Play
Our rural roots run deep. For more than 100 years, we've celebrated teh harvest with food, family and fun at the country fair. So for the love of Ferris wheels and frunnel cakes, here's how to get the most out of summer's last days.
- A Mother's Mission
When Yvonne Pointer's daughter, Gloria, was murdered in 1984, the mother of three dedicated her life to service and activism. Her daughter's case went unsolved for 29 years — until this May, when a suspect was charged in the slaying. Now, Pointer faces a new challenge: She must find herself.
- Kids A-to-Z
Navigate your child's educational and social milestones in every level of school.
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