Review of Akron, Ohio


Akron from the perpective of a 23 year-old
Star Rating - 5/6/2018
My goodness, I had to create an account to counterbalance all the negative people. I grew up in Ellet, went to an Akron Public School, graduated with a bachelor's from the U of Akron, and now am a student at Mount Union in near-by Alliance. I personally enjoy living here. Parks are great and it's geographically located in a great location. I take trips to Pittsburgh, Cleveland, and Columbus quite often. Akron has a lot of working class neighborhoods and a lot of people really take pride in up-keeping their house. Of course, we have ghettos too. Akron has given me a lot of opportunities (I got a full-ride to U of A because I actually work hard in life). A lot of people want hand-out in life and expect city's to cater to them. Reality is, life is what you make it. I'm going to be an innovator in this city and that's exciting to me. I see an economy that's begging to be reawakened. Final note, The Black Keys and LeBron James both have roots here, that's all I need.
Chris | Akron, OH
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