It's not THAT bad! akron is a good place to grow up at. It's not too big, but niether too small. Still, it seems like everybody knows everybody and there's a lot of drama, but the people are friendly and it feels good to know people wherever you go. There's not much to do though, so sometimes that can get kids into trouble. It has some really nice neighborhoods, but it got it's little "hoods" too. I guess it's fun for it's size, plus you right by cleveland.
if you live in akron all your life, your gonna hate it, but if you move away, your gonna miss it.
by yurilynsky16 April 30, 2008
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Akron is a former manufacturing hub situated 30 miles south of Cleveland and 40 miles west of Youngstown. Akron is home to roughly 200,000 permanent residents, nearly all of whom are either black or white.

Akron is home to a steadily improving downtown, with the nearby University of Akron now sprawling into the downtown area.

At the present day, Akron's future is uncertain (though far more encouraging that neighboring Canton and Youngstown). Parts of Akron have seen strong growth and downtown Akron has upgraded from ghastly to meh. The University of Akron has been building out at a furious pace, and the impact of increased on-campus enrollment has fueled growth along East Exchange and South Main Sts. However, Akron's non-central neighborhoods are losing residents by the day to relocations and the older rubber-era residents dying off. Many non-skilled types are forced to commute to suburban areas for employment. The homeless in the area are abundant and notably confrontational, as they often stand near highway exists and aggressively accost motorists.

Overall, Akron is a C- kind of place. Not terrible, but not quite average. An optimist would look to the fact that Akron 10 years ago was a more haunting place than it is today, and that the trend toward improvement will continue. Pessimists will look at the decline of all of the surrounding cities and assume that Akron will suffer and be pulled further into the black hole of economic devastation.
Bob: I'm going to Akron.

Steve: Great, bring me back a...tire?
by Frank Drebin 2 March 22, 2011
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a craphole section of ohio. water tastes and smells like crap, literally. a run down section that used to be lively with business. random airplanes are always flying around everywhere. weather is usually sucky. the highlights are probably the goodyear blimp, and um... lets see..
if you live in akron, well, then too bad.
by sdklhhflhsdfg August 16, 2005
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all small city in ohio with alot to do if u from here about 40 min from cleveland and 30 from youngstown home of labrone james and da kennel use to be the rubber capital of the world a ok city but if u aint from here be carefull bc ppl droppin like flies out here 330 all day
i m bout to go to club rose in akron
by leelee616 November 27, 2011
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no mans land where the crackheads run free and the alcholics roam. home of the suicide Y bridge and lebron james. also the pretenders and devo..high density drug traffic..the whole city is a trap. my favorite place in the world put on the smelliest McFeetsies ever
im going to akron trying to cop that rock
by Tom Mcfeetsies July 29, 2009
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the tapered tubular portion of the foreskin that extends beyond the glans and terminates at the orifice of the foreskin. The word itself originates from the ancient Greek akron meaning farthest bounds uttermost parts and highest extreme as well as tip. In ancient Greece and classical painting it was considered the perfection of beauty of the penis.
They just stood there adoring his impressively proportioned akron.
by chilily August 19, 2007
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1. A small retirement town in the northeastern corner of Colorado that is filled with old retired folks, farmers, meth and marijuana users, and families sucked in with no hope of ever leaving pernamently.

2. Also used to describe when you are stuck in a place and can't leave, no matter how much you want to.
John: "Hey Frank, want to play video games at my house tonight?"

Frank: "I can't. I've been Akron-ed into going to the movies with my girlfriend tonight."
by AliceCullen1989 January 14, 2009
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