North Akron Community Development Corporation

an image of the ad for NoHi pop up restaurant
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An Akron group is trying something new to help local food entrepreneurs and celebrate the city’s cultural diversity.

The North Akron Community Development Corporation will open a rotating restaurant next month in Temple Square on North Main Street. The NoHi Pop-Up project has lined up eight chefs who will each take a weekend to serve lunch and dinner.

North Akron CDC Director Katie Beck says it’s a good opportunity for food entrepreneurs to experiment and look into opening their own restaurants.

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Correction: The name of the nonprofit is Strong Towns. It was originally incorrect in the headline.

A year-long partnership between Akron and a nonprofit called Strong Towns began to take shape today. The head of the group that focuses on small, incremental investments to spur big changes toured three of the city’s neighborhoods and spoke with the people trying to recover and build on those neighborhood’s strengths. 

North Hill to Host International Farmers Market

Apr 15, 2018
photo of Akron North Hill neighborhood
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A new farmers market is coming to the Akron’s North Hill neighborhood this summer. It’s a collaboration between an immigrant resettlement agency, Bhutanese farmers and community organizations.The Exchange House will host the market with partners Shanti Farms, the North Akron Community Development Corporation and the Irish Restoration Association. Katie Beck, manager of the Exchange House, says she hopes the market wil