I dropped in Jason’s Barbershop in downtown Kent this weekend and Jason told me that since moving to his new location in Acorn Alley he’s picked up over 100 new customers which meant they added a 4th barber to the rotation. That’s good news.
Jason also said that the new suishi shop, The Dancing Beta, is off the hook — meaning even non-suishi guys are lining up for a taste of that tempora. It’s that good, and that’s good news.
Being the excellent barber that he is Jason was full of a lot of downtown news but he’s still got nothing on Mary Gilbert at Main Street Kent. Here’s an email Blast that Mary sent out this week:
Don’t miss out on all the fun in Downtown Kent
Main Street Kent Annual Dinner & Awards – February 9th at the Pufferbelly
Join us as we celebrate three years of Main Street Kent as we honor the great business owners, entrepreneurs and volunteers who have devoted many hours of hard work to help downtown Kent. Special thanks to the Pufferbelly for allowing us to take over the restaurant for the night. Dinner is $30 per person. Silent Auction begins at 6:00 pm with Dinner and Presentation at 7:00 p.m. RSVP by February 5th to Mary Gilbert via e-mail(firstname.lastname@example.org) or phone (330-677-8000). Hope you can join us!
Dancing Beta is now open in Acorn Alley!
For those of you who have been waiting patiently, the Dancing Beta is now opens and features sushi. For those of you who don’t eat sushi there also many other yummy menu items – chicken teriyaki, vegetable rolls, miso soup, tempura shrimp and tempura banana with Arctic Squirrel ice cream for dessert. Visit their facebook page for more info.
Ray’s Place for Haiti Relief Benefit – February 8th
Monday, February 8th 5pm till 10pm, Ray’s Place (upstairs) 135 Franklin Ave. Kent, Ohio 44240 Tele # 330-673-2233 Ray’s Place employee’s will donate 100% of their tips and Ray’s will donate all their profits from food and drink sales to the American Red Cross for the Haiti Relief Fund. Come, enjoy great food and drink and help in our efforts. Thank you very much. The Place is Ray’s…..
Shows at the Kent Stage – February 4th, February 6th and many more
Missy Raines – A beloved figure in bluegrass and a pioneering force in acoustic music, Missy Raines’ adventurous musical spirit has always been her compass. Missy is now stepping out to make a longtime dream come true; creating a fusing of bluegrass virtuosity, jazz-tinged groove and a song-driven sensibility with a hot band. – Thursday, February 4th at 8:00 p.m.
An Acoustic Cafe Evening With Erin McKeown, Carrie Rodriguez & Ben Sollee – Saturday, February 6 — 8:00 PM
Visit www.kentstage.org for tickets and other future shows
Rehab Vintage Valentine’s Day Sale
20% Off Sale from now until Valentine’s Day with Coupon. Just print out this e-mail and bring it in to the store to get the discount.
Free Live Music at the Water Street Tavern Every Friday Night
The Stella Artois Community Concert Series is held every Friday night from 7 pm – 10 pm. Visit www.waterstreettavern.com for the full schedule.
Ice Carving Demonstration by Kent State University and Akron University students and faculty
-Hot Beverages and Chili served by Anthony’s Cafe
-Pastries available by Stahl’s Bakery
WHERE: Home Savings Plaza, corner of Water St. and Main St. in Downtown Kent
WHEN: Saturday, February 13, 1-4pm
www.standingrock.net for updates