128 Second St. NW, Barberton, OH 44203


Come see what is new at Lock 2

August 25th, 2017

 Improvements have been made to the common areas along the TowPath Trail  in Downtown Akron especially the area directly behind Canal Park Stadium. To celebrate what is new at Lock 2 you are invited to some events at lunch and in the evening. There will be lunch hour events at the lock, (one was today) […]

For your “want to check this out” list- before mid July 2015

June 8th, 2015

Don and I joined the Spin-Offs Cyclists Bicycle Club on Sunday on their Inside/Out Sunday in the Park ride.  The ride focused on the Inside/Out art along the TowPath trail. Inside/Out is a project by the Akron Art Museum that brings high quality art reproductions from the Akron Art Museums Collection outside. We rode north […]

TowPath Trail Connector Bridge Groundbreaking Ceremony

March 28th, 2014

The ceremony was this morning. It was attended by city, state and local officials, sponsors, local business persons and the public. You may have been there, too as one of the aforementioned persons. Below are some shots taken at the construction site. As you are walking on the TowPath trail with the Snyder Avenue Trailhead […]

Towpath at U.S. Route 224 closed

November 5th, 2013

As reported In the Region section of today’s  Akron Beacon Journal the TowPath Trail at U.S. Route 224 is closed for 3 weeks. Metro Parks Serving Summit County announced an under the trail pipe is being replaced and the trail will be impassable during the project. Weather permitting, work is expected to be completed by […]

We are open today-they are working on the street in front of the shop

December 10th, 2012

There was a water main break and we woke up to a gusher in the middle of the street a couple of stores down from our shop. The street is closed however you can park around the corner on Park, we will be open our normal hours today- 10am-6pm.

The TowPath Trail more access in 2012 on to 2013

November 30th, 2012

2012 marked the celebration of two long awaited sections of the trail: Bartges St. and Wolf Creek to Eastern Road in Barberton. There has also been news this year of the construction and or the completion of connecting trails to allow access to the popular trail: The Richard Howe House connector, the Northside Connecter to […]

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