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Kent Wired

A table at the Kent State 1972 championship football team reunion at Laziza in downtown Kent featured the 72 football schedule and a helmet signed by then-coach Don James. The tangerines celebrated the teams appearance in the programs first bowl game that year.

Champions 50 years later: Football classes reunite to reminisce on historic ’72 season

Isabella Schreck, Sports Editor October 23, 2022

Three years after Dix Stadium was built, the then-largest crowd in school history watched Kent State’s football team face Toledo in the season’s final Mid-American Conference game. The date was...

Current downtown of Kent, Ohio on March 2, 2020. 

How improvements made to Downtown Kent affect students today

Theresa Lovrak Reporter March 2, 2020

The year is 2002. As a college student at Kent State you have just a few options when it comes to entertainment downtown, and even fewer if you aren’t twenty-one. “The student body were the people...

Kent State coach Sean Lewis addresses the media during a press conference at Toyota Stadium on Thursday morning. The Flashes will play Utah State Friday at 7:30 p.m. inside Toyota Stadium.

Three takeaways from pregame Frisco Bowl press conference

Ian Kreider December 19, 2019

Thursday morning’s joint press conference saw Kent State coach Sean Lewis and Utah State coach Gary Andersen seated at the same table separated by the Tropical Smoothie Cafe Frisco Bowl trophy.  Unfortunately,...

Gift Guide: Laziza

Katia Rodriguez Diversity reporter December 3, 2019

If you are looking for an authentic Mediterranean meal, look no further than Laziza in downtown Kent. Laziza is located in Acorn Alley II on East Erie St. and is open Monday through Saturday. From hummus...

Customers fill the dinning room of Taco Tantos on Saturday, April 16, 2016.

Best of Kent: Best Ethnic Food

Sierra Allen April 19, 2016

First Place - Taco Tontos Best of Kent: Best Ethnic Food from KentWired.com on Vimeo.Taco Tontos offers fresh, handmade Mexican cuisine with its burritos, tacos, burrito bowls and pizzaritos, just to...

Customers enjoy the atmosphere of Laziza as they order food on Friday, April 16, 2016. Laziza offers a wide variety of ethnic and vegetarian dishes.

Best of Kent: Best Vegetarian/Vegan Food

Cameron Gorman, Anna Huntsman April 18, 2016

1st: Pita PitPita Pit is a staple of Acorn Alley. A great place for a quick bite to eat, their “build your own sandwich” approach makes it easy for anyone with a special diet to find their new favorite....

Main Street Kent, local eateries to present ‘Seven Courses of Kent’ dinner party

Taylor Meade April 8, 2015

Main Street Kent will present “Seven Courses of Kent” at Laziza beginning at 6 p.m. on April 26.Courses will be served from Laziza, Taco Tontos, Pufferbelly, 157 Lounge, Bricco, Taproot Catering and...

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

Best Restaurant: Bricco

Madeleine Winer April 7, 2015

BriccoWith its upscale Italian dishes and an extensive list of cocktails and craft beers, Bricco edged out last year’s winner, Ray’s Place, as the top restaurant in Kent this year.From its chorizo...

Best Ethnic Food

Best Ethnic Food: Main Street Continental Grill

Jenna Kuczkowski April 7, 2015

Main Street Continental GrillFor years, Main Street Continental Grill has been serving up home-cooked Mediterranean food.Using family recipes that were passed down through generations, the Continental...

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...

Jeffery Gamberling and Hallie Walker, juniors at Kent Roosevelt High School, sit together at Taco Tontos on Monday, April 6, 2015.

Best Vegetarian/Vegan Food: Taco Tontos

Jenna Kuczkowski April 7, 2015

Taco Tontos“Typical tacos” is not a phrase you would use to describe Taco Tontos.On top of serving all of the Mexican-American basics, Taco Tontos offers a huge variety of vegetarian and vegan options,...

Kent Blues Fest 2014

Summer Stater Photographers July 21, 2014

The 6th annual Kent Blues Fest was a free live music event hosted by 23 venues in downtown Kent, Ohio hosted on Friday, July 18, 2014.A crowd gathers at Acorn Alley Plaza to listen to the Brighter Side...

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