The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2


The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2


The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2


Danielle Attme keeps the line entertained outside of The Kent Stage. Attme encouraged people to go to local drag and burlesque shows.

Hundreds gather to celebrate Kent Halloween

The people of Kent were out and about in an array of costumes. Ranging from blow-up shark costumes to the typical vampire, Kent was ready to party. The lines for the bars went around blocks, and the...

The Zydeco Kings performing in the Water Street Tavern at the Kent Blues Festival on June 16, 2022.

Threat of rain doesn’t stop music of 13th annual Kent Blues Festival

Berkeley Chadwick, Reporter July 17, 2022

Crowds gathered in downtown Kent Saturday for the city’s 13th annual Blues Festival, where more than 30 bands performed at 23 indoor and outdoor venues all over the city. The event, which ran from 1...

Randy Horvath playing at Home Town Bank Plaza during the Art and Wine Festival on June 4, 2022. Randy was the first musician of the day to take the stage.

Main Street Kent’s Art and Wine Festival returns for first time since 2019

Berkeley Chadwick, Reporter June 5, 2022

After a two-year hiatus, Main Street Kent’s Art and Wine Festival returned to downtown at noon on June 4, 2022. Attendees poured onto the closed North Water Street and enjoyed the many amenities lining...

Kent Lanes was named the best place for the under-21 crowd. 

Best of Kent: Under 21

Zaria Johnson Assigning Editor March 8, 2020

First Place: Kent Lanes: Kent Lanes is a bowling alley that creates a fun environment right as you walk in, not only with the bright paint and video game cabinets, but also with the staff relationships...

Brewhouse Pub on South Water Street in Kent on Wednesday, April 19, 2016.

Best of Kent: Best Place to Have Fun Under 21

Benjamin VanHoose April 18, 2016

First Place - Brewhouse PubFinding entertainment during college if you’re under 21 that doesn’t involve alcohol can sometimes prove difficult. Brewhouse provides an appealing solution to those “ready”...

Cleveland Cavaliers fans watch Game 3 of the NBA Finals against the Golden State Warriors at Buffalo Wild Wings in downtown Kent on Tuesday, June 9, 2015. The Cavs beat the Warriors 96-91, bringing the series to 2-1 in favor of the Cavs.

Downtown Kent cheers on Cavs in Game 3 of NBA Finals

Chelsea Graff June 9, 2015

The Cleveland Cavaliers are facing the Golden State Warriors tonight in Game 3 of the NBA Finals, and downtown Kent joined the rest of Northeast Ohio in watching the game and cheering on the Cavaliers.Restaurants...

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