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Kent Wired

The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired


KentWired Staff March 17, 2019

DECK OPTIONS:Students decked in green celebrated Kent's 'Fake Paddy's Day'Students decked in green — some of them with bead necklaces swinging around their necks and mini clover tattoos sparkling on...

Festival-goers sit outside Treno Ristorante in downtown Kent during Oktoberfest on Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017.

Oktoberfest showcases German beer, food, culture in downtown Kent

Chyenne Tatum September 23, 2017

Armed with beers and brats, hundreds of people flooded downtown Kent Saturday for the cities fourth annual Oktoberfest.Oktoberfest is a German folk festival celebrating culture with beer, folk music and...

GradFest holds first gathering of the semester

Andrew Keiper February 5, 2016

Kent State graduate students gathered at Dominick’s bar in downtown Kent to enjoy free pizza, cheap beer and a relaxing social atmosphere.GradFest is a recurring event sponsored by the Graduate Student...

Students celebrate Fake Patty’s Day on College Avenue on Saturday, March 14, 2015.

Students ring in St. Patrick’s Day a few days early

Skye McEowen March 14, 2015

Students flocked to Kent streets as early as 8 a.m. Saturday to celebrate Fake Patty’s Day, ringing in St. Patrick’s Day a few days early.“I’ve been walking around N. Main St. and Sherman St.,”...

Mayor Jerry T. Fiala helps business owners Molly Taggart and Jen Cunningham cut the ribbon in honor of the opening of their new bar “The Local Public House,” in Kent on Feb. 3, 2014. Friends and locals gathered for the celebration and enjoyed free local soda on the house.

Bringing beer to you: Local business offers beer delivery service

Andrea Delph February 4, 2015

A new beer and wine store has officially been welcomed into Downtown Kent.The Local Public House, located at 154 N. Depeyster St., hosted its ribbon-cutting ceremony Tuesday to finalize its presence downtown....

Beer Sales

Beer sales at Dix Stadium put more football fans in the stands

Taylor Rosen October 15, 2014

On tap at Dix Stadium, beer has not only led to a spike in attendance and an increase in revenue for Kent State, but it has enhanced the game day experience for Flashes fans.“Beer provides excitement...

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