Downtown Akron Events

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Almost Queen
Lock 3
Friday, July 29

Comic Book Club Saturday
Rubber City Comics
Saturday, July 30

Lock 3 Live presents Changes in Latitude
Lock 3
Saturday, August 6

Dr. Sketchy's Anti-Art School
Jilly's Music Room
Wednesday, August 10

Downtown News

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City of Akron receives United State Department of Transportation TIGER Grant

The U.S. Department of Transportation has awarded the city of Akron a $5 million Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) grant supporting the completion of the Downtown Akron Promenade.  more »

Akron Zoo announces special snow leopard cub promotion

The Akron Zoo continues to celebrate their rare birth of three snow leopard cubs, Asha, Altai and Layan, with a special promotion. Any guest who uses the hashtag #AkronZoo3Cubs on one of their personal social media accounts can get $3 off admission per ticket in their group.  more »

City of Akron hosts 33rd National Night Out

The city of Akron is hosting its 33rd Annual National Night Out (NNO), a unique anti-crime and drug prevention event sponsored by the National Association of Town Watch, is scheduled for Tuesday, August 2. The local theme is; “Hands Across Our Neighborhoods: Join Hands Against Crime.”  more »

Featured Business

The Lockview

The Lockview offers 13 different takes on the grilled cheese sandwich. Eat this classic sandwich with a side of hand-cut fries or The Lockview’s homemade tomato soup for dipping.   more »

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