Akron is at a watershed moment in its history, a time of transition and evolution. WKSU is leading an ongoing effort to explore and document the socio-economic changes underway in Akron that will determine the future of the entire city.
June 26, 2018
Akron’s Summit Lake isn’t quite back to its glory days as the city’s “waterfront playground.” But a new...
June 28, 2018
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Akron is trying to figure out how to become a bike-friendly city. As WKSU’s M.L. Schultze reports, that means taking...
June 11, 2018
Officer Damber Subba’s first shift Monday afternoon was patrolling familiar territory: Akron’s North Hill...
May 7, 2018
Akron singer-songwriter Angie Haze is collaborating with dozens of middle school students for a concert this weekend....
April 26, 2018
An exploration of a city in transformation and the people making it happen
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