iLoveKent.net tied for fifth place in the “Best Neighborhood Blog” category inMagazine’s “Best of Western Washington 2010″ contest. KING5 Evening We are so honored to be even mentioned in the same category as the West Seattle Blog. Thanks to all who voted for us!
Kent School District hires a new executive director of communications and school/community partnerships. KSD has hired (Mr.) Chris Loftis to replace Becky Hanks who retired from KSD in June 2010. Loftis will begin working immediately.
There are lots of Halloween happenings in and around Kent this weekend, including Halloween parties at Charley’s on Central and Pat’s Bar & Grill; horror flicks at Kent Station’s AMC Theatres; Costume Candy Dash at Road Runner Sports at Kent Station; and Trick or Treating at Kent Station. In addition, a number of local organizations are hosting safe Trunk or Treat events to replace traditional trick-or-treating this year.
In other news, visit the Kent Reporter site to learn about King County Sheriff’s Department budget cuts, Kent budget discussions regarding train noise, Valley Medical Center board controversy and more.
Looking for some great, live entertainment at an affordable price? Check out Pat’s Bar & Grill for live stand-up the first Wednesday of each month. Pat’s next show is Wed., September 1 from 7 to 9 pm and features Tommy Savitt. Tommy is the 2008 winner of the Seattle International Comedy Competition and the 2007 winner of The Boston Comedy Festival.
Tickets are $10 in advance, or $15 at the door. Come early for a tasty dinner or stay after to have a few drinks with your friends. See you Wednesday!
Pat’s Bar & Grill, 114 Railroad Ave. N., Kent, WA 98032
Come early for dinner and enjoy outstanding food at affordable prices!
Looking for local live comedy? Look no further. Pat’s Bar & Grill located at 114 Railroad Ave. N. will be adding live comedy starting February 3 at 7pm. Gabriel Rutledge, the winner of The 2004 Seattle International Comedy Competition, will be headlining. He has been seen on HBO and Comedy Central. Two others will open for him. Pre-sale tickets are available at Pat’s for $7.00. Tickets will be $10.00 the day of the performance. Come laugh at Pat’s.
The list of eateries in downtown Kent seems to get longer every time I visit. Here are some more popular restaurants and hot spots you might want to check out, so dine local.
Meeker St. Deli – American Deli
317 W. Meeker St., #D
Mexico Lindo – Tasty Mexican cuisine
203 Fourth Ave. S.
Pat’s Bar & Grill – Restaurant and Sports Bar
114 Railroad Ave. N.
Pho Thinh – Vietnamese food
320 E. Meeker St., Ste. #106
Shindig – Restaurant and Martini Bar
222 First Ave. S.
Spiro’s Greek Island – Delicious Greek cuisine
215 First Ave. S.
The Perk Up Place – Cafe, deli and catering
202 W. Gowe St., Ste. C
Wild Wheat Bakery – Cafe, restaurant and bakery
202 First Ave. S.