Local Super Bowl parties

Pamela Crimbchin

Water Street Tavern

Water Street Tavern will have free food during its Super Bowl party for people who are 21 and older. Attendees can enjoy the game on high-definition flat-screen televisions. Coors Light will be doing a promotion at the event, giving away stadium chairs and other prizes.

-Mike Beter of Water Street Tavern

Kent Lanes

For $65 a person, Kent Lanes will have an all-you-can-eat, open bar Super Bowl party. Attendees will also be entered into a reverse raffle to win a 47-inch flat-screen television. Kent Lanes is also offering $5 and $10 football squares. Depending on where the score lands at the end of the quarter, $5 bets can win $125 and $10 can win $250.

-Paul Kotopoka of Kent Lanes>

The Barley House

The Barley House in Akron will have special 30-cent wings during the game along with $2 Coors Light tall boys and the usual Sunday specials of $3 25-ounce Bud and Bud Light with $5 cheese pizzas.

-Justine Christopher of The Barley House

Bocassio’s Sports Pub & Grill

Akron’s Bocassio’s Sports Pub & Grill will have a poker tournament during the Super Bowl. There will also be food at half-time and no door charge for the game.

-Debbie Myers of Bocassio’s

Mike’s Place

Mike’s Place will have its usual Browns Backers Super Bowl party for the members of the Kent Browns Backers club.

-Tobin Rogers of Mike’s Place

Possible plans:

At press time, the following places said they may be holding something, but were unsure of their plans at the time:

Zephyr Pub

Twin Star Lanes

Red Fox Sports Pub & Grille in

Cuyahoga Falls

-Compiled by Pamela Crimbchin