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Feature story

While artist Derek Hess has always purged his emotions on paper, his struggle with mental illness has remained mostly hidden. Now he’s peeling back the layers by speaking out and hosting an arts, comedy and music festival to raise awareness.


Hathaway Brown Summer Programs 2017

Hathaway Brown School is excited to once again offer a variety of engaging and educational programming for boys and girls this summer. Beginning June 5 and running through August 11, HB will offer a wide array of academic, athletics, and enrichment camps in the summer.

Local Happenings

West Point Market

Welcome Back, West Point Market

The historic Akron market reopens with plenty of things to fill up your cart.


The Weekender: 5 Things to Do March 24-26

Mark milestones with the 30th anniversary celebration of Verb Ballets, a Little Shop of Horrors revival 30 years in the making and more.


Pinpoint A New Hobby

Lake Metroparks’ annual quilt show teaches fresh techniques.


The Face Of Innovative Future Growth

United Stones International

Mahall's 20 Lanes

5 Ways to Do Fried Chicken

We're all about these finger-licking good options.


The Benefits of Nature-based Learning

Early childhood programs with lesson plans like ‘over the river and through the woods’ provide a valuable foundation.