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Last Exit Books & Coffee is not only a great study spot for students, but also a great place to get a used book. They are located at 124 E Main St #1, Kent, OH. Shown is some of there selection April 1st, 2024.

BOK ’24: Best date spot (second and third place)

Addison Foreman, General Assignment Editor April 4, 2024

SECOND: Last Exit Books and Coffeehouse Whether it’s grabbing a coffee in the front of the store, browsing through used books in the back or looking at old vinyl records and t-shirts by the larger sitting...

Best of Kent. Front entrance of Luccis Place located at 405 E Main St, Kent 44240.

BOK ’24: Best pizza

Olivia Montgomery, Digital Tech April 4, 2024

FIRST: Lucci's Place Lucci’s Place has come back to take the No. 1 spot as Kent’s favorite pizza place for the eighth consecutive year. Proximity, prices, pizza and personality are what makes Lucci’s...

Lucci’s Place, which sells pepperoni and cheese pizza, among other options is located at 405 E. Main St. (Matthew Brown)

Best pizza

John Hilber, Reporter April 7, 2023

FIRST: Lucci's Place Location is the way to success, according to Lucci’s Place owner Peter Finley. “It’s great being across the street from the university and being able to feed the hungry kids...

Ray’s Place was voted first in Best of Kent’s Best Restaurant category. Ray’s Place is located at 135 Franklin Ave.

Best restaurant

Aaron Cousin, Reporter April 7, 2023

FIRST: Ray's Place Ray’s Place cooks up the top spot for another year in a row. Whether it’s students eating with parents, residents stopping by for a warm meal or friends watching the big game, Ray’s...

Peter Finley, co-owner of Luccis Place, holds a pizza that is ready for the oven. Luccis Place was named #1 for the fourth year in a row for Best of Kent. 

Best of Kent: Pizza

Sara Crawford Assigning Editor March 8, 2020

1st Place: Lucci’s Lucci’s Place has become a Kent State favorite for four years in a row, with the close proximity to campus and the option to get one slice of pizza, students can take a quick stop...

Don and Lola Treadwell talk before ordering dinner at Bricco on Monday, April 6, 2015. The Treadwells have been happily married for 25 years, and the two have had many dates at Bricco.

Best Place for a First Date: Bricco

McKenzie Jean-Philippe April 7, 2015

BriccoBricco is Downtown Kent’s premier Italian restaurant and has been named this year’s number one choice to bring a first date.Seated on the corner of South Depeyster Street, Bricco is the place...

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