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Tim Fitzwater
I take photographs of everything.
I take photographs of everything.

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Akron2Akron - Parks of West Akron
The City's planning director, Jason Segendy, led a walking tour in the Wallhaven area focusing on the parks in the neighborhood. He discussed their history, current use, and possible plans for the future or improvement. He also said he considered it a littl...

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Common Threads - Middlebury
The latest in the monthly Common Threads series focused on Middlebury - getting to know the people who live and work there - or both. Middlebury faces many challenges - years of decline, overbuilt main thoroughfares, a Waste Management Transfer Station and ...

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Open Streets Akron
The Knight foundation along with the City of Akron and other sponsors hosted an Open Streets event on Sunday. The idea is to close streets to automobile traffic to allow pedestrians and bikes to explore the streets from a different perspective. There were a...

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Beers, Bikes and a Tipi!
Last weekend Erin and I took a road trip to Southeastern Ohio. Erin found a couple unique places for us to stay near bike paths and breweries. I captured a lot of our biking with my GoPro - hopefully I'll get to that soon. Before we went I also decided to j...

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Akrun & Crawl
I shot the Akrun & Crawl hosted by Torchbearers on Saturday evening. For the second year they held it at night as a 'glow run' with glow sticks, lights and DJs on the course. I didn't stick around for too much of the "crawl" part of the event as I was runni...

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Grow Green Compost Giveaway
Reworks gave away 8 cubic yards of food scrap compost to 6 community gardens this week. There was an application process and then the winners were randomly selected. One of Reworks goals is to reduce food scraps ending up in landfills and this helps demons...

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PechaKucha is a quarterly speaker series where each speaker gets 20 slides and 20 seconds to talk about each. It's a cool format and I've thoroughly enjoyed everyone of them - this was episode VII. The location is always different and I really enjoyed Greys...

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Night at the Races
Last Saturday night my family attended a fundraiser for WABL(West Akron Baseball League). It was a 'Night at the Races' event where you can bet on pre-recorded horse races. There was also a silent auction, 50/50 raffle, other games, wine pull, Swenson's Foo...

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Common Threads: North Hill
This episode of the monthly Common Threads took place at the North Hill Library and focus on the diverse people of the North Hill neighborhood. The intimate group led to an interesting and free-flowing conversation. After the conversation we wandered over t...

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ReWorks: Single Stream
Here are a few videos in a series that I made with Public Design for ReWorks. The process is the same as a I mentioned in the last post - the work I do is mostly the technical stuff.
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