Saturday, September 15, 2018

Kenmore, the Loop

Date: Saturday, September 22nd
Start: 4:00PM
End: 5:30PM
Led by Greg Milo and Marissa Little, Akron2Akron co-leads
Meeting Location: Kenmore Branch Library parking lot (969 Kenmore Blvd)
Accessibility: we will be biking on the public streets - the Blvd has been recently paved however some of the back roads in the neighborhood have hills and holes
Parking: Kenmore Branch Library

Route:

1. Kenmore Branch Library
2. Shady Park
3. Financial Empowerment Center
4. NEW paved and protected bike lanes on Kenmore Blvd.
5. Weave through the Kenmore neighborhood south of Kenmore Blvd.
6. Pedestrian bridge on Wilbeth
7. Fire Station
8. Pettit's Automotive Electric
9. Live Music Now! 

Stick around for Kenmore Neighborhood Alliance's Boulevard Bikes & Brews, where there will be street food, craft beer, musicians, vendors and activities for the whole family.


**PLEASE NOTE: While there will be a small number of bikes available to rent, participants are encouraged to bring their own bike and arrive 10-15 minutes prior to the ride to ensure we can kick off at 4pm**

Monday, September 3, 2018

Middlebury: on the rise

What: Middlebury Walking Tour
Date: Wednesday, September 12, 2018
Start: 4:00PM
End: 5:30PM
Led by Charlotte Gintert
Meeting Location: The Well CDC
647 E Market St, Akron, OH 44304
Accessibility: Portions of this walk are quite hilly. Sorry, it's Akron.
Parking:
The Well parking lot, plus street parking on Agate Pl and Ames Ct are also good options.


Route:
1. The Well CDC - welcome from one of The Well CDC staff/explanation of Middlebury Wednesdays
2. The WOMB to learn more about their programming and how to get involved!
3. Millstone/Akron's origin point
4. Battered Women's Shelter to get info from Ohia
5. Head down to parking lot central (Ardmore, Vulcan, Lest We Forget memorial)
6. The hidden Little Cuyahoga
7. Up the steep hill on Kent to Visitation of Mary (for inside tour)
8. 15 Broad loading dock to talk with the entrepreneurs there (Jasmin from the Hideaway and Trusself Yoga - Kombucha samples)
9. Back to the Well for the Middlebury Wednesday market (the Trolley will be available for a return trip to The Well).