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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2


Chocolate Walk in downtown Kent sells out

Chloe Cornely, Reporter February 12, 2023

Over 200 attendees from across Northeast Ohio participated in the Main Street Kent’s Chocolate Walk Saturday afternoon after tickets for the event sold out. More than 32 local businesses served sweet...

The Kent State Hotel and Conference Center decorated for Main Street Kent’s Chocolate Walk. 

Main Street Kent’s Chocolate Walk brings the community to Downtown Kent

Chloe Zofchak Reporter February 13, 2021

Despite the cold temperatures, people found their way to Downtown Kent in search of shopping, food and most importantly chocolate. Main Street Kent’s Chocolate Walk, sponsored by Squirrel City Jewelers,...

MILWAUKEE, WISCONSIN - OCTOBER 29: Members of the Wisconsin National Guard operate a mobile COVID-19 test center on the grounds of Miller Park on October 29, 2020 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Wisconsin recently reported a seven-day average positivity rate of 27.2%, the highest infection rate to date for the state. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

The US reported its second-highest number of new Covid-19 cases on Election Day, with more than 91,000 infections

By Christina Maxouris, CNN November 4, 2020

  (CNN) -- The US recorded 91,530 new Covid-19 infections on the day many Americans cast their ballots, adding to a series of staggering case numbers reported within just the past week.The country's...

Ryan and Bethany Hammon of Each + Every participate during the Chocolate Walk help downtown annually before Valentines Day.

Chocolate Walk draws customers into businesses with sweet treats

Jorden Shevel February 10, 2019

Groups of people paraded around downtown Kent on Saturday with one thing in mind: chocolate. From chocolate-covered Oreos to chocolate-dipped chocolate chip cookies, each business had something different...

Dave and Karen Leggett pose for a photo during the Chocolate Walk in downtown Kent Feb. 10, 2018.

Chocolate Walk celebrates community

Taylor Patterson February 11, 2018

Boots sloshed along the uneven brick roads of downtown as people braved the February rainshower for one thing: chocolate.Over 20 businesses handed out chocolate treats for Main Street Kent’s annual Chocolate...

International Festival

Satisfy your sweet tooth downtown

Ashley Kotlenz September 9, 2014

If you have the urge to travel the globe and experience different food and cultures, this weekend’s Mainstreet Kent International Festival and Chocolate Walk will give you a taste of countries around...

Andrea Berry, owner of Baked in the Village cafe downtown, talks to customers Wednesday afternoon, Feb. 12, 2014. Baked in the Village will participate in the Chocolate Walk downtown Saturday, giving away chocolate brownie cookies, pictured center in the display case.

A chocolaty cure for the cold

Katherine Nix February 12, 2014

The winter weather is taking its toll on everyone’s moods, but the people behind Main Street Kent think they have a solution.On Saturday, Feb. 15 from 2-5 p.m., the non-profit organization is hosting...

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