Activated Spaces, an initiative to fill downtown storefronts, is accepting applications for short-term retail and service businesses to open downtown this fall as part of the eleventh phase of its Pop-Up Shop Project. Building off the success of the first floor activation program, the team now offers Pop-Up Office. In addition to accepting first-floor applicants, office users also may apply for space on an upper floor of a downtown building. “We’ve seen tremendous growth in the number of retail and service start-ups occupying downtown Dayton’s first-floor spaces,” said Activated Spaces … [Read more...] about Seeking Entrepreneurs To Open Businesses In Dayton
On August 19, 1965, after investing his life savings, Marion Glass opened a pizza restaurant at 460 Patterson Road in Dayton Ohio called Marion’s Piazza. When Marion opened his restaurant, it was a first for pizza establishments in Dayton as he offered seating for over 200 customers in his dining room (all other pizza parlors at that time only offered carryout service with no inside dining). Marion selected the name Marion’s Piazza because he liked the idea of an outdoor cafe but realized that this concept would not be successful in Ohio’s climate. Marion therefore, successfully … [Read more...] about 1/2 Price Pizza To Celebrate 51 Years
Local non-profit organization advocating for recovery to host event in Dayton Recovery advocate nonprofit FOA Families of Addicts has partnered with El Meson Restaurant for ‘Celebrating Solutions,’ an after-work fundraiser marking two years of progress in promoting recovery, providing support, and encouraging advocacy. The event will take place at El Meson (903 E. Dixie Drive) on Thursday, August 4, from 4:30 – 7 p.m. Dayton recently made headlines as the nation’s top-ranked city for opiate overdose deaths. Despite this, FOA continues to save lives and positively impact the regional … [Read more...] about FOA Families of Addicts Holds ‘Celebrating Solutions’ Fundraiser
Play It Forward Do you have a used instrument lurking in your closet somewhere? Would you like to see a child benefit from playing a musical instrument? Now is your chance to make a dream come true for a deserving young musician! In partnership with Discover Classical 88.1 & 89.9 FM and Stivers School for the Arts, the “It’s Instrumental” program of the Dayton Philharmonic Volunteer Association is collecting new or used orchestra and band instruments. Donated instruments will be repaired or reconditioned, and then loaned to deserving students at Stivers School for … [Read more...] about The DPVA Wants Your Instruments!
Applications now open to participate in DVAC's Holiday Gift Gallery, Nov 17-Dec 24, 2016. Now in it's 13th year, the Dayton Visual Art Center’s (DVAC) Holiday Gift Gallery is the premier fine art and fine craft professional gallery show and sale in the region. Opening with a ticketed preview party, Holiday on Ice (November 17) and running through Christmas Eve, it includes targeted marketing for the biggest shopping weekend of the year—Black Friday (November 25), Small Business Saturday (November 26) and Cyber Monday (November 28) —and attracts thousands of visitors from throughout … [Read more...] about Call for Artists: DVAC 2016 Holiday Gift Gallery
From Dayton to Springboro, Harveysburg to Cedarville, this years Homearama will take you all over the Miami Valley in a tour of ten houses. Each of the homes showcase fine craftsmanship, the best of design, innovative efficiencies and the newest home products - all crafted by some of the area’s finest builders. The styles and lifestyles of these 10 homes include urban living, custom homes and elegant single family homes; all of which are professionally decorated and range in price from $129,000 to more than $1,500,000. The diversity of homes show that there is something for every … [Read more...] about It ‘s the Touring Edition of Homearama
It’s time to celebrate our 6th annual “Party With Your PJ’s On!” event at the Dixie Twin Drive-In! This year’s PJ Party will feature the new release of the film Ice Age: Collision Course. The fun begins at 7:00PM on Friday, July 22, 2016 at the Dixie Twin Drive-In, located at 6201 N. Dixie Drive, Dayton, OH 45414 “Scrat’s epic pursuit of the elusive acorn catapults him into the universe where he accidentally sets off a series of cosmic events that transform and threaten the Ice Age World. To save themselves, Sid, Manny, Diego, and the rest of the herd must leave their home and embark on … [Read more...] about Party With Your PJ’s On at the Dixie Twin!
The Black Box Improv Theater is proud to welcome Asperger’s Are Us to Dayton! After having Netflix pick up their documentary, these guys are touring all over the U.S. promoting it. Asperger’s Are Us is the first comedy troupe consisting of openly autistic people. We’re not a charity & we’re not poking fun at Asperger’s. … [Read more...] about Black Box Welcomes Autistic Comedy Troupe
A Welcome Dayton Ambassador is anyone in the Dayton area who is interested in learning about the many cultures that exist in the area, sharing what they learn with others, and modeling behavior that is welcoming and inclusive to newcomers to our community. What does a Welcome Dayton Ambassador do? Welcome Dayton Ambassadors give presentations, network with native- and foreign-born Dayton residents, share information and resources, help out at multicultural events, and contribute their time and talents to making Dayton a more immigrant-friendly community. Ambassadors are regularly … [Read more...] about Wanna Be A Welcome Dayton Ambassador?
It’s time to break out the spots and cow bells for Chick-fil-A®’s 12th annual Cow Appreciation Day event on Tuesday, July 12. On that day, customers who show their spots will receive a free entree at Chick-fil-A’s more than 2,000 restaurants nationwide. Find them locally in the Fairfield Place Shopping Center, Dayton Mall, Benchwood Road, Cornerstone in Kettering, and on St RT 725 in Washington Township. Adult customers who dress in any type of cow attire, whether it’s “head-to-hoof” or sporting a cow-spotted accessory, will be rewarded with a free Chick-fil-A entrée of their choice, such … [Read more...] about Want free Chick-fil-A? Dress like a cow on Tuesday, July 12