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
Bob's Hamburg is a beloved greasy spoon in Akron known as much for its unchanged décor as its food. But there could be...
November 16, 2018
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Akron City Council has set Thanksgiving as the deadline for the shutdown of Second Chance Village . It’s been a busy...
September 24, 2018
A group of teens in Akron is building a theater troupe from the ground up. The goal of the company is to provide a safe...
August 17, 2018
A juggler, an urban beekeeper and a man who sees modern decor in a tattered Goodyear sign. These are three of the more...
July 13, 2018
An exploration of a city in transformation and the people making it happen
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