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Ray’s Long Island Iced Tea, a popular drink at local restaurant and bar Ray’s Place. This photo was taken by Brynne Lathrop in 2019. 

Ohio House Bill allowing home delivery of alcohol signed into law

Ian Jameson Reporter February 24, 2021

Restaurants and bars can now deliver alcohol to customers through delivery apps, purchase new liquor licenses, sell alcohol on Sundays in addition to other changes, according to a new Ohio law. House...

The Fruit Stand opened on Jan. 5 at 175 E Erie St.

The Fruit Stand opens in Acorn Alley

Chloe Zofchak Reporter January 30, 2021

The Fruit Stand, a new vegan restaurant in Kent, started offering a fully customizable menu on Jan. 5 at 175 E Erie St., the former location of Popped! in Acorn Alley.The Fruit Stand brings a different...

Downtown Kent on Tuesday, March 17. Gov. Mike DeWine announced at a press conference Sunday restaurants and bars in Ohio would close in light of the coronavirus.

Downtown restaurant owners react to closings

Empty sidewalks and dark storefronts lined the streets of downtown Kent this week as local businesses dealt with the effects of statewide restrictions on restaurants and bars.  Gov. Mike DeWine announced...

Students sit at the counter of Rosie’s Diner and Market in the Tri-Towers Rotunda on Sunday, April 10, 2016.

Rosie’s Diner temporarily stopping deliveries

Angelo Angel Entertainment April 10, 2016

Rosie’s Diner and Market is temporarily discontinuing its delivery services due to its delivery van having mechanical issues.According to Richard Roland, director of University Dining Services at Kent...

Courtesy of Campus Delivery

Campus Delivery: Fries and Frappuccinos at your doorstep

Payton Moore February 9, 2015

“Just picture yourself in your dorm: hungry, knowing you have a 10-minute walk in 20-degree weather to get Chipotle, McDonald’s, whatever. You give us a text and bam, we’re there in 30 minutes with...

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....

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