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Cascade Locks Historic District ravine is located to the northwest of Akron. There are many historic buildings in the District, landmarks within the district include the original mills of Quaker Oats founder, Ferdinand Schumacher and The Mustill Store.
InfoCision Stadium–Summa Field is the turf of the Akron Zips football and a part of the University of Akron. It opened its doors in 2009 and features luxury boxes, private suites and a team shop. The facility is spread across seven floors and has other amenities as well.
Missing Falls Brewery on South Main Street opened its doors in 2018. This local beerhouse offers a selection of specially-crafted ales. These delicious beers are made with locally-available fresh ingredients. Along with beers, the brewery’s taproom serves delectable eats like pizzas, sandwiches, wraps and more.
Located just about 30 miles (48.28 kilometers) south of Cleveland, Thirsty Dog Brewing Company is located on Grant Street in Akron, OH. The wonderful brewery produces small batches of a variety of handcrafted beers. Several kinds of ales, wheat beers, lagers and barrel-aged beers are brewed on site. Each of their flavors is unique and well-balanced, that are sure to impress even the strictest beer connoisseur. Thirsty Dog Brewing Co. also offers regular tours of their brewery, the tour includes a stop over at the tasting room, which is also available separately for private events and parties. Check the website for more information.
If you like experimental plays or essentially performance art which is off beat, look into the programming of New World Performance Laboratory. An example of their alternative theater is Don Quijote, a bilingual play written by an Argentinian playwright based on the Man of La Mancha by Miguel Cervantes. They also have a performance project called QrTheatr which conducts workshops to engage and employ teens and young adults who belong to the LGBTQ community. Their efforts are for building enlightened communities that are more involved. They initiate and execute community projects, training sessions, educational programs, and performances to address the cultural needs of a new world.