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Taproot, a catering company co-owned and managed by Linda Fiala and husband, J Michael Fiala took advantage of the Chocolate Walk to promote some of their tasty chocolate confessions like their chocolate mousse.

Annual Chocolate Walk makes downtown Kent a lot sweeter

Emma MacNiven Reporter February 21, 2022

Maps in hand, Kent residents took to the streets of downtown on the hunt for drinks, chocolates and desserts. The annual Main Street Kent Chocolate Walk Feb. 19 brought together chocolate lovers to support...

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Haymaker Farmers’ Market starts its’ summer season for the 29th year

Brynne Mann Reporter May 15, 2021

The Haymaker Farmers’ Market is kicking off is 29th year in downtown Kent with its summer season on Franklin Avenue every Saturday. The summer season features a wide variety of vendors with fresh produce,...

Photo of Bex vegan ice cream sandwich bar.

Vegan ice cream sandwich vendor coming to Haymaker Farmers’ Market

Brynne Mann Reporter May 5, 2021

Bex is a vegan ice cream sandwich vendor starting its season in June at the Haymaker Farmers’ Market. Bex was created by Rebecca Carman in 2019 to create animal-free and added-sugar-free ice cream that...

Flower arrangement available for purchase on Valentine’s Day

College students shop for Valentine’s Day on a budget

Emily Mays reporter February 11, 2021

Students in college often rely on a budget, especially when it comes to Valentine’s Day. It can be very expensive, but around Kent, some places offer inexpensive versions of the typical gift. Megan Silinsky...

Gift Guide: Malley’s Chocolates

If you’re shopping for someone with a sweet tooth, consider Malley’s. Based in Northeast Ohio, this family-owned candy company offers a variety of chocolates and treats. Malley’s has many options...

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...

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