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‘Barista’s Daily Grind’ drinks taste just as good as they look

Chase Johnson February 23, 2024

johnsonc293@lopers.unk.edu If you want a place to sit, chill and do homework while drinking an amazing coffee or energy drink, Barista’s Daily Grind coffee shop is the perfect place to be.  It is...

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Taqueria San Judas puts a spin on classic Mexican dishes

Katherine Albers February 16, 2024

albersk@lopers.unk.edu Kearney is known to have hidden gem restaurants, and I believe I stumbled across one. The gem is Taqueria San Judas, which is a Mexican food truck. The menu is full of traditional...

Afternoon hours especially allow students the space and calm setting to focus. Photo by Kolton Maturey / Antelope Staff

The best studying atmosphere is found at Kitt’s

Brianna White September 22, 2023

whiteb3@lopers.unk.edu As college students, we all know the importance of finding that perfect spot where we can get out our laptops and have a cup of something to fuel our academic pursuits. For me,...

The Cellar is back in Kearney with a reputation to uphold

The Cellar is back in Kearney with a reputation to uphold

Emily Trotter September 15, 2023

The Cellar, a local sports bar, reopened its doors in July at its original location established in 1978. It is located at 3901 2nd Ave, near the southwest corner of the Hobby Lobby parking lot. The...

Kitt’s Kitchen & Coffee captures the “coffee shop vibe” with good company and drinks.

At Kitt’s, every customer is the main character

March 25, 2022

People don’t go to Kitt’s Kitchen & Coffee for the food — they go for the vibe. The only way I can describe the “vibe” is like this. At Kitt’s, everywhere you look could be a scene...

Refugees will be sent hygiene products placed in donation boxes around campus.

Students, Kearney residents rally for Ukrainian refugees

Mitchell lierman March 25, 2022

liermanm2@lopers.unk.edu As the Russian invasion of Ukraine continues to unfold, UNK students are teaming up with the Kearney Chamber of Commerce over the next few weeks to collect supplies to support...

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Kearney Chipotle features ‘Chipotlane’ drive-thru

YUBIA RAMIREZ February 24, 2022

ramirezy@lopers.unk.edu Lopers are in for a real treat as Chipotle opened a new location in Kearney Feb. 11. Now Kearney Chipotle-lovers don’t need to travel to satisfy cravings.  Toward...

Barista’s employee and UNK student Jayden Stahl pours latté art.

UNK students energize Barista’s Daily Grind environment

SHELBY BERGLUND February 24, 2022

berglundsl@lopers.unk.edu There is one thing college students can never get enough of: coffee. Barista’s Daily Grind has been filling students’ needs with two locations in Kearney with one right...

In Downtown Kearney, Brix positively adds to the bar-hopping culture of college students.

Brix provides fun drinks, atmosphere for students

JAKE PUTNAM February 10, 2022

putnamjb@lopers.unk.edu Brix is the newest bar in Kearney and opened in the spring of 2021. The bar has rapidly emerged as a favorite in UNK nightlife.  “I always enjoy going to Brix because...

Gillie’s Bar offers unique drink and food options in Old Towne Kearney.

Gillie’s Bar provides alternative options for Kearney community

November 18, 2021

When walking into a local bar in Kearney for the first time, there couldn’t be a better way to be greeted than by a friendly golden retriever owned by one of the regulars. I never would’ve guessed...

Bar owner Monty Donahoo keeps old photos of himself at the bar to show guests.

Kearney’s taste of paradise 43 years and counting

JAKE PUTNAM November 11, 2021

putnamjb@lopers.unk.edu Palm Garden Lounge has been a staple of the Kearney bar scene since 1935. The familiar face of Monty Donahoo has greeted patrons for 43 years. “The alumni come down and...

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Lance Bythe wins student division of UNK’s 10th Big Idea event

OLIVIA PAULSEN November 11, 2021

paulseno2@lopers.unk.edu UNK hosted its 10th Live Big Idea event on Nov. 3. at NEST:Space located in downtown Kearney where the top ten qualifiers pitched their “Big Idea” in front of a live panel...

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