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Summit radio station rises to the occasion

The Summit is solid for now. The commercial-free alternative rock radio station out of Akron that


A year after ‘Bar Rescue,’ Oaks and Federal stay on path

At this time last year, anticipation was running high for the premiere of the “Bar Rescue” episodes


Holding our breath over future of The Summit radio in the Valley

The Struthers school board will open bids for its radio station, WKTL-90.7 FM, tomorrow afternoon.


Rock festival reflected both sides of a thriving city

This column was supposed to be about the bands at the Thrival rock festival in Pittsburgh last


Bryan Adams went straight to the heart of Covelli crowd

Bryan Adams never had to coax his fans to sing along at Tuesday’s concert at Covelli Centre, because


Rock Against Heroin aims to help addicts recover

The heroin addiction problem in the Mahoning Valley is so severe that most people know at least one


Vintage ice cream sign is a real treat

A piece of Youngstown history will soon reappear at the place where it started. An advertising


Another way to see KISS in concert

If you don’t get to see KISS at Covelli Centre — and tickets remain available, by the way — the next


A change of scenery for downtown

Downtown Youngstown may be in a holding pattern in terms of new businesses and nightlife options,


‘Fat N’ Furious’ ends its run with a story years in the making

“Fat N’ Furious: Rolling Thunder” was always an underdog. The Discovery Channel show, which looked


Trump satire gets my vote

I giggled my way through “The Day of the Donald,” occasionally even laughing out load. But I just


Moritz, Broadway aid Orlando

Some of Broadway’s biggest stars have united in song to support for the victims of the June 12


1st LaureLive fest: all music, no problems

The inaugural LaureLive was last weekend in Geauga County, and the list of take-aways from the music


The man behind the messages in the sand at Lake Milton beach

Have you ever seen the circular messages on the beach at Lake Milton State Park? There is almost


Howell earns spot on Frieda’s wall

Howard Howell has played at Frieda’s, Youngstown’s legendary jazz club, about a zillion times,