Browsed by
Category: Sample Stories

Barrio to open location in downtown Kent

Barrio to open location in downtown Kent

The Cleveland-based taco chain, Barrio, is coming to downtown Kent this summer. “The main thing that Barrio does is brings high quality ingredients at a value driven price,” Barrio Executive Chef, Nico Chesnick said. Opening a popular restaurant with inexpensive food means more income for downtown Kent. “Adding something that’s new and is a huge draw in the Cleveland area will also bring a following down here and people that have not come to Kent might now come to see…

Read More Read More

N2 By DaVill Brings Unique, Sweet Treats To Lisbon

N2 By DaVill Brings Unique, Sweet Treats To Lisbon

TWO BUSINESS OWNERS IN LISBON MAKE ICE CREAM IN A VERY INTERESTING WAY. TV2’s MICHAEL REINER HAS THE STORY. The owners of N2 By DaVill in Lisbon, Ohio have used all of the right elements to create a fun place to get delicious treats. Shaun and Wayte DaVill opened N2 By DaVill in late February 2019 and the community support has been unbelievable. The couple captivates community members when they make ice cream and soda with liquid nitrogen.  Shaun always…

Read More Read More

Keeping Busy for Finals Week

Keeping Busy for Finals Week

The American Heart Association endorsed April as “Move More Awareness Month” which encourages people to invest their time in exercise in order to lead a healthier lifestyle. However during this time, college students have their attention fixed more on preparing for final exams rather than focusing on staying fit. “It’s actually pretty difficult because of studying for exams. I have 5 or 6 exams to study for,” freshman marketing major Oma Durunna said. Students are under immense pressure to do…

Read More Read More

Easter Egg Hunt for Dogs

Easter Egg Hunt for Dogs

This weekend the 2nd Annual Easter Egg Hunt for Dogs was held in Westlake. The event was suppose to be outside Marke Square, but due to rain it was held inside. Dogs Life in CLE were the host of the event, an online organization that hosts fundraisers for animal shelters. This time they decided to host an Easter egg hunt to raise money for City Dogs. The event had over 300 dog participants, ranging from tea-cup poodles to Great Danes….

Read More Read More

Metro Health Creates an Impact Through employment

Metro Health Creates an Impact Through employment

Saturday, April 6th, 2019 – Metro Health System had its fifth annual transgender job fair providing opportunities for a community that might not be there otherwise. “So, it was easy to see that the transgender community was not well represented in the workplace and they didn’t have the proper access to job opportunities,” Alan Nevel, Metro Health’s chief diversity and human resources officer, said. The fair included over 30 companies and businesses, a keynote speaker, and job training sessions. Each…

Read More Read More

Distracted Driving Awareness Month

Distracted Driving Awareness Month

The month of April is dedicated to raising awareness about distracted driving, and ways to stay safe on the road. April is distracted driving awareness month and here in Ohio, many people are doing what they can to raise awareness. “There’s been 52 fatalities caused by distracted driving in Ohio, and over 500 injuries,” explains ODOT representative Brent Kovacs. “There’s been 52 fatalities caused by distracted driving in Ohio, and over 500 injuries.” Brent Kovacs, ODOT Representative It’s not secret…

Read More Read More

DIY Hip-Hop Embraces the Unusual

DIY Hip-Hop Embraces the Unusual

The DIY music scene thrives in basements and record stores across the country, and Saturday night one of northeast Ohio’s brightest stars took the stage in the lofted attic above Mahall’s 20 Lanes in Lakewood to celebrate the release of his debut album, “Only Human.” Perhaps “stage” is an overstatement. Eliy Orcko is a rapper based out of Elyria. He’s been a part of the Cleveland DIY scene for years now, and his passion for this vibrant, tight-knit community of…

Read More Read More

Students teaming up for Fossil Fuel week

Students teaming up for Fossil Fuel week

Kent State students who are enrolled in the Communication in a Global Society class are coming together to educate their peers on Fossil Fuel usage. They’ve named their group project “Zero Waste is Less Waste.” Focusing on food and plastic waste, the group of students hope to shed some light on this environmental issue. Professor Stephaine Smith teaches the class and explained that her goal was to dedicate a whole week of events to the problem. “What I decided to…

Read More Read More

Wick Poetry Center Set To Lauch App

Wick Poetry Center Set To Lauch App

The Wick Poetry Center may only have 4 employees and be the size of a small house, but the some massive things are in the works on the inside. The Center currently houses a few creative writing/classes and its employees run the Traveling Stanzas a poetry outreach group that is active in the Kent Community. Wick employees hope to spread poetry beyond Northeast Ohio however. Wick has partnered with national organization The Academy of American Poets to launch their own…

Read More Read More

Kent residents Putt Around Downtown

Kent residents Putt Around Downtown

Saturday, April 6th, 2019 – Kent residents packed downtown as they went course to course at the fourth annual Putt Around Downtown event, hosted by Main Street Kent. “Putt Around Downtown is our way of getting people out to explore downtown Kent on a spring day, so it gets people into businesses that they may not visit regularly,” Heather Malarcik, the event organizer said. Stores that participated each designed their own course. Putt-putter’s were then invited inside after attempting their…

Read More Read More