Akron’s North Hill neighborhood will be taken over this weekend by small businesses.
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WVU basketball: Mountaineers dive into tape study ahead of Backyard Brawl vs. Pitt
West Virginia won its season opener by 10 points against visiting Akron last week in Morgantown, and as is often the case Huggins said ... These mostly young Mountaineers are interested in getting ...
Calling all MarionMade!: Block party planned Thursday downtown
The movement is promoted by the Better Block Foundation and has been adapted to communities all over the country and throughout Ohio, including Akron, Copley, and Lorain. The downtown block of South ...
Resident of Akron neighborhood trying to reinvent itself: 'Kenmore's got potential'
AKRON, OH (WOIO) - The Kenmore neighborhood in Akron is trying to revive its image after years of population loss and problems with crime. A program called "Better Block" will be taking over Kenmore ...
One Neighborhood, 30 Languages: Building community in Akron's North Hill
All of those things lead to a successful district." The North Akron CDC was founded in 2015 after the North Hill Better Block event. Right now, Ughrin says North Hill needs more space for new ...
Copley Road Better Block asks: What could Akron's Maple Valley become?
Copley Road Better Block opened Friday and runs through Saturday afternoon in the Maple Valley business district in West Akron. It's the latest in a series of similar events across Akron to reimagine ...
Copley Road businesss area to get two-day image update
AKRON — The Copley Better Block program runs 6 to 10 p.m. Friday and 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday. The two-day reimagining of the Maple Valley business district officially will kick off with a 6:15 p ...
West Akron organizers, Knight Foundation to launch Akron’s 4th Better Block event in May
AKRON, Ohio - West Akron neighborhood leaders have scheduled Akron’s fourth Better Block event for May 24 and 25. Better Block is a nonprofit that helps communities reinvigorate neighborhoods and key ...
Akron's getting another Better Block event
It's West Akron's turn to get a Better Block, and residents can have their say Friday, Feb. 1, in how that might look. The Summit County Think Tank Coalition, Akron-based Progressive Alliance ...
"Kenmore Better Block" boosts Akron neighborhood image
Kenmore Boulevard is the centerpiece of the southwest Akron neighborhood. It was once a thriving business ... But one thing they haven't lost is their fierce sense of pride. That's where Kenmore ...
Kenmore Better Block: Strengthening a neighborhood's identity
The Kenmore area in Akron is the next neighborhood getting ready for a two-day transformation in September. The Akron Better Block project is holding its kickoff event to encourage residents to ...
Kenmore prepares for 3rd Akron Better Block this summer
Planning for Kenmore's Better Block event is set for May 25 at the Rialto Theatre, an historic theater restored and managed by brothers Nate and Seth Vaill who want to bring the performing arts back ...
Akron's Kenmore neighborhood to host Better Block in September
In September, Akron Kenmore neighborhood will be the latest of the city's areas to see what's possible. On Friday and Saturday, Sept. 1-2, Kenmore will host Better Block, a neighborhood engagement ...