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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2


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...

Main Street Kent hosts ‘Foodie BINGO’

Abigail Forbes, TV2 Reporter February 9, 2023

For the month of February, Kent is bringing the community lots of food and some competition. Main Street Kent is hosting a Foodie February BINGO in which participants can try local eateries and get...

Main Street Kent to host Chocolate Walk Event

Chloe Cornely, Reporter February 9, 2023

Locals will travel from business to business collecting chocolate-themed treats during Main Street Kent’s Chocolate Walk on Feb. 11 from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. Although the event is sold out, Executive...

The Kent Plaza Theaters is a local movie theater located at 140 Cherry St. in Kent.

MovieScoop Kent Plaza Cinemas adjusts business strategy to endure COVID-19 pandemic

Aaron Cousin, Reporter February 7, 2023

When the COVID-19 pandemic closed businesses down in 2020, over 70 films pushed their release dates. This caused MovieScoop Kent Plaza Cinemas, a movie theater in University Plaza in Kent, to adapt...

Tiger Rae Boutique opens in Acorn Alley

Chloe Cornely, Reporter February 6, 2023

Shoppers looking for something different in downtown Kent have a new women’s clothing boutique to visit in Acorn Alley. Rachel Turner, store manager and buyer for Tiger Rae Boutique, opened the shop...

A variety of cupcakes line display shelves at the counter inside Roccos Cupcake Café on Feb. 4, 2023.

Rocco’s Cupcake Café hosts grand opening

Chloe Cornely, Reporter February 4, 2023

With the smell of freshly baked cupcakes and warm lattes wafting out its newly open doors, Rocco’s Cupcake Café is Kent’s newest bakery. The café had its grand opening celebration Saturday. The...

An overview of the Kent Flea from the Kent Masonic Center.

Kent Flea Makers Market gives back to community in more ways than one

Kennedy Gotham, Reporter June 11, 2022

The Kent Flea and Makers Market creates a space for local vendors to share their products, including books, candles, artwork, upcycled clothing and more. On Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., the flea...

Gap widens between downtown Kent and East Main Street business activity

Emily Crilley, Alicia Balog, Alaina Altieri and Megan Brown November 13, 2014

Walking through Downtown Kent, visitors can explore, eat and shop at new businesses that have moved to the area, seeing the work the city has done to build up downtown over the past four years.However,...

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