Barberton’s Own: Fried chicken, art, and downtown renaissance

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BARBERTON, Ohio -- For the next several weeks, "Cleveland's Own" is celebrating some of the great cities and towns that make Northeast Ohio such a great place to live.

On Thursday, Fox 8's Kenny Crumpton traveled to Barberton. It's a city of more than 26,000 in Summit County. It hosts yearly events like the Mum Fest and Cherry Blossom Festival.

The city is in the midst of a downtown renaissance with a number of new restaurants, bars, art galleries, and locally-owned businesses open or scheduled to open.

Many people consider Barberton the "Chicken Capital of the World."