With the support of the Akron Community Foundation and the GAR Foundation, local filmmaker Ted Sikora produced a new video for Downtown Akron Partnership. This video highlights the many dining, entertainment and recreation options available to visitors, residents and employees in Downtown Akron.
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Akron Community Foundation awards more than $2 million in grants
A sweet pop-up Indulge Chocolates is the latest business to spring up as part of downtown Akron's pop-up program. The sweet spot, at 209 S. Main St., is a sister company to Chill Artisan Ice Cream, co ...
Akron City Council considers 205-foot digital billboard visible from Ohio 8 bridge
AKRON, Ohio -- City Council on Monday requested additional time to review a controversial proposal for a 205-foot digital billboard to be built on East North Street so as to be visible to drivers on ...
University of Akron launches cybersecurity 'testbed'
At the University of Akron's new cybersecurity facility in downtown Akron, viruses and malware can get in, but they can't get out. In fact, some malicious software weapons may spend their entire lives ...
Why LeBron James’s hometown philanthropy is powering forward on supportive housing
The new school is a partnership between the LeBron James Family foundation and Akron Public Schools. NBAE via Getty Images The site of the future I Promise village, a 22-unit apartment building, is ...
CRESCO closes 38,000-square-foot industrial deal in Akron
It’s close to downtown Akron, accessible to all the major highways, hospitals and universities. Promerus plans to officially move into the new space sometime in Summer of 2020.
Akron METRO RTA properties to be tobacco-free in 2020
AKRON, Ohio -- To create a “clean and welcoming space,” all Akron METRO RTA properties will become tobacco-free on Jan. 1, 2020, the public transportation agency announced this week. METRO properties ...
Winds causing trouble in Akron, Northeast Ohio
High winds were whipping up trouble across Northeast Ohio on Thanskgiving Eve. In downtown Akron on Wednesday afternoon, police blocked off the side of Victim’s Assistance on Bowery Street between ...
Winds knock over Christmas tree in downtown Canton
CANTON, Ohio — Gusting winds toppled the large Christmas tree in Central Plaza in downtown Canton Wednesday. The 30-year-old blue spruce that was installed this week at the intersection of Market ...
President of PNC's Akron region retiring
He was appointed Akron regional president in 2007. Thompson will be succeeded by Joseph Luckring ... said in a release. Cestello is based in downtown Pittsburgh. “Kevin has been deeply involved in the ...
Holiday Tree Festival brightens season
DOWNTOWN AKRON — Akron Children’s Hospital’s 38th annual Holiday Tree Festival, on display through Dec. 1 at the John S. Knight Center, features more than 160 decorated trees and 85 wreaths created ...
County Council reviewing 2020 county budget
DOWNTOWN AKRON — Summit County Council’s Finance Committee members began reviewing legislation Nov. 25 that would fund operations of county government departments and agencies for 2020. The two ...
PNC Bank’s Kevin Thompson, longtime Akron banker and education advocate, to retire
Kevin Thompson, regional president of PNC Bank in downtown Akron, says he's not a stereotypical "guy in a suit" banker. "I don't wear a tie very much anymore," he said. Thompson has been with ...