Best Kids Dentist in Akron / Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio – Dr. Adam Pollock Pediatric Dentistry


Are you looking for a pediatric dentist in the greater Akron, Ohio area? Are you looking for a pediatric dentistry that is friendly, caring, and puts your child at ease? Look no further than Dr. Adam Pollock Akron Pediatric Dentistry, conveniently located in Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio. I received services to facilitate this post. Dr. Adam […]

2013 Holiday Assistance for Akron, Ohio Area for Thanksgiving and Christmas


Below is a list of places in Summit County that offer 2013 Holiday Assistance for Thanksgiving and Christmas in the form of food baskets, toys, coats, and more. Check your local church as well. If you have an organization that offers assistance, please comment below to add. Also see Akron Community Resources post for a […]

Share your Vision for Your Downtown Streets with your City Mayor


Do you think that the downtown streets in your town could use some work?  Do you have an idea?  Sometimes the hardest part is being able to explain yourself to others – especially when megabucks are on the line. I found this cute little city street planning tool this morning that I found super easy […]

New 2013 Ohio School Report Cards – Summit County

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It took all day for the Ohio School Report Card List to become available from the website, but we finally grabbed them! You can get full district report cards here: site . Below is the raw data we gleaned for districts in Summit County.  (Not sure of your district?  See our Summit County […]

Do You Know How to Compare School Districts Near Akron, Ohio?

School Districts Near Akron, ohio

Isn’t it always “oh the schools in my city are very good’.  I’ve always found school district knowledge confusing, and a weighty walk reading through school report cards that, now a days, mostly look the same. I decided to put together a map of local school districts near Akron, Ohio.  Below is a complete map […]

Find Local Farms in Ohio


Summer is unofficially here in Ohio.  Sidewalks are full of tomato plants and planted basil, hanging baskets are on sale for $8.97, and I’m ready for the abundance of fruits and vegetables that will find their way to my table!  I love the farmers market- seeing sometimes bulging fruits and vegetables barely contained by their […]

Smucker’s Peanut Butter Recall 2011


No doubt, Smucker’s (an Ohio-based food manufacturer) makes good peanut butter.   Not only we support Ohio-based businesses, my family loves Smucker’s Peanut Butter and Strawberry Jelly.  The combination makes a yummy PB&J sandwich that my son takes to school twice a week. Smucker’s Peanut Butter Recall 2011 Anyway,  Smucker’s is voluntarily recalling their 16 ounce jar Natural Peanut Butter  due to salmonella contamination. […]

A Mom’s Disappointment with CVS Pharmacy Photo Center in Copley, Ohio


As a working mom of two,  I rely a lot on nearby stores for convenience.  I only have a small window of time in the evening. It is between the time I leave work to going home and getting the kids fed and ready for bed. My baby is nine month old.  Though he is only an infant,  with elderly […]

Best Kids Pediatric Dentist in Hudson/Stow, Ohio : Mertes Pediatric Dentistry

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Finding the right dentist for your child is crucial. The right dentistry will help you and your child develop good life-long oral healthcare without the fear and stress so often associated with going to the dentist.  Are you looking for a good Pediatric Dentist in Akron, Ohio? Particularly the Hudson, Stow, Streetsboro, Kent, Tallmadge area? […]

Help for Akron Ohio’s Homeless and How You Can Help


When you think of the word “homeless” what comes to your mind? Your first response is probably a visual of a man or woman on a corner holding a cardboard sign.  As we drive by, we only have moments to learn about them and evaluate their circumstance.  Sometimes we judge them and mutter words like […]

Best List of Apple Orchards in Akron, Ohio and Summit, Medina, Portage, and Wayne Counties

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Visit our UPDATED list of Apple Orchards in Akron, Ohio and Summit, Medina. Portage, and Wayne Counties for 2012. What time is it?  Apple Pickin’ time! This is the best list of Apple Orchards in Akron, Ohio and Summit, Medina. Portage, and Wayne Counties. Please share with all your friends and family. Please also see: 2011 […]

FREE Back-to-School Haircuts at Remington College Cleveland Campus


Kids haircuts is just one more thing I have to check off of our Back-to-School list. Luckily, Remington College-Cleveland Campus is offering FREE  Haircuts for Kids now through August 23, 2011. Plus, adults who bring a child in for Cuts for Kids will get 50 % off select services for themselves, including haircuts, styling and […]

Back to School on a Budget – The Best List of Akron & Cleveland Resale Stores You’ll Find!


It’s hard to believe, but the Back to School push is on!  Most local schools start in the next couple of weeks.  Check out our awesome list of Consignment and Resale Stores in your area before you panic while calculating how much it’s going to cost to outfit your kids for school!   Below are consignment stores in Akron and Summit […]

Starbucks Coffee Chasing Customers By Covering Up Outlets


A cup of coffee doesn’t buy you a 12 hour seat at New York City Starbucks anymore.  High-traffic New York City Starbucks have been covering up power outlets to chase away ‘squatters’.  Squatters are people who hog up good seats pretending to be busy with their laptops and stay there for hours. For just a price of a cup […]

Digital Bookmobile is Coming to Akron, OH

The Digital Bookmobile

A few days ago, I wrote an article about the possibility of paper books going away.   Today I found out that the Digital Bookmobile would be coming to Akron, OH in the beginning of August 2011.  Maybe this new kid on the block is coming to replace his paper cousin. What is Digital Bookmobile? The […]