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Kent Wired

The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

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The deal with downtown Kent: How local restaurants are adjusting to COVID-19

Morgan McGrath Reporter February 11, 2021

As we approach the one year anniversary of COVID-19’s appearance in the U.S., colleges across the country are continuously making necessary implementations of social distancing and online learning in...

Customers at Water Street Tavern drinking at one of the designated tables as part of the social distancing protocol on Friday, Oct. 23, 2020.

Kent bars continue to struggle financially as Halloween approaches

Mason Lawlor Reporter October 25, 2020

The streets of downtown Kent will be unusually quiet this Halloween season as bars and pubs throughout the city are dealing with major financial losses due to Portage County remaining in Level Three risk...

University student employees down 35% this semester

There are 35% fewer student employees working for the Kent campus this semester compared to a typical semester.Given Kent’s stance on keeping COVID-19 from spreading, many students are living off campus...

Insomnia cookies is located at 295 S. Water Street. Insomnia Cookies was voted second best place for go-to food delivery and second best sweet stuff in Kent by community members and students that attend Kent State University. 

Best of Kent: best sweet stuff

First Place: Popped!A Kent original, Popped! is your go to for all things chocolate and popcorn. You can visit Popped! at its original location in Acorn Alley and at the newly opened space in downtown...

Donut shop to open downtown

Anne-Marie Colant April 25, 2016

Peace, Love, and Little Donuts is set to open in mid-May, next door to Bar 145 in downtown Kent. The store will offer a variety of specialty donuts, late hours on Thursday through Saturday and delivery...

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