Norris Cole is a professional basketball player. He played with the New Orleans Pelicans during the 2015-2016 season. Prior to playing with the Pelicans, he played for the Miami Heat. A Dayton native, Norris graduated from Dunbar High School as the Salutatorian and Cleveland State University with a degree in Health Science. Norris was an accomplished basketball player, setting career highs and receiving a number of accomplishments while at Cleveland State University where his jersey was retired February 12, 2016. Since entering the NBA, he appeared in the NBA finals his first three seasons … [Read more...] about Making A Difference In Dayton: Norris Cole
Consolidated Food Service recently put out a list naming "The Best Waffle in Every State of America" and in Ohio they selected The Drunken Waffle food truck. Owned by Beth Sparks, this food truck debuted this past fall and specializes in sweet and savory waffles and waffle sandwiches. With a mission to never serve food that would ever bore you, their eclectic rotating selection offers something exciting for every palate; Spicy 3 Pepper Waffle, Savory Herbs & Hopps, Chocolate Cake Waffles, Waffled Corn Dogs, and so much more, including plenty of vegan and vegetarian options … [Read more...] about Local Food Truck Serves up “The Best Waffle in Ohio”
It's been 3 months since Zombie Dogz opened the doors on their Brown Street location and they are celebrating with a Valentine's Day Eve special. According to a post on their Facebook Page: Supporter of ours and fellow business owner's son was born with only half of a heart and has undergone 2 surgeries with more to come, and yet none will ever "fix" him. They're only life sustaining, which is unimaginable having kids of our own😔. His name is Mason and his heart condition is HLHS, all proceeds are going to The Children's Heart Foundation in Illinois. So, for $13 you can get any hotdog, any … [Read more...] about Zombie Dogz 3 Month Anniversary $13 Meal Deal
Last night in Hollywood the Art Directors Guild’s held the 21st Annual Excellence in Production Design Awards. The ADG and IATSE Local 800 announced winners in 11 categories of film, television, commercials and music videos during a black-tie ceremony at the Ray Dolby Ballroom at Hollywood and Highland. Hosted by Patton Oswaldm “Hidden Figures,” “La La Land,” and “Passengers” won the top feature film awards at Saturday’s Art Directors Guild Awards in Los Angeles. On a local note, Centerville native and Wright State University graduate Hannah Beachler topped the Awards or Event … [Read more...] about Centerville Native Wins Award for Beyonce’s Lemonade
The Greater Dayton RTA is offering a Valentine’s Day gift to its customers who use the Transit app – free rides on Tuesday, February 14 if you show the app to your driver. Any rider who has Transit app open on their smart phone and presents it to the driver while boarding on Valentine’s Day can ride all day at no charge. This free ride day is the result of more than 1,000 customers downloading Transit app during an RTA promotion before the New Year. The app now has more than 2,200 downloads in Dayton. Transit app was included as part of RTA’s RideTime real-time bus tracking … [Read more...] about RTA Shows Love To Customers By Offering Free Rides
Do you ever eat too fast? If so, that speed could pay off on Saturday, February 18th at Caesar Creek Flea Market, and on Sunday, February 19th, at Treasure Aisles Flea Market, during their “Say CHEESE Burger” Challenge! “Say Cheese Burger” is a timed eating contest where the FASTEST eating time WINS!! The challenge features a colossal cheeseburger, stacked high with a full pound of beef (3 Patties at 1/3 lb. each); Slices of Spicy Pepper Jack Cheese, Cheddar Cheese, and all-American Cheese; Mac-N-Cheese Bites; Fried Pickle Slices, Fried Onions, Nacho Cheese Sauce – ALL piled high between a … [Read more...] about Take the “Say CHEESE Burger” Challenge!
On Thursday, February 9 at 7:30 pm; Friday, February 10 at 8 pm; Saturday, February 11 at 8 pm; and Sunday, February 12 at 3 pm in the Victoria Theatre, the Dayton Ballet is thrilled to present Daring Duets, the third ballet of the 2016–2017 Excite Season. The Thursday evening performance of Daring Duets includes a Pizza Prelude from Uno’s Pizzeria to be served in the Victoria lobby beginning at 7 pm. Artistic Director Karen Russo Burke and Dayton Ballet bring an exciting new ballet repertory program entitled Daring Duets to the Victoria Theatre stage, celebrating the complexities of the … [Read more...] about Love, Yearning, Passion, Romanticism: Dayton Ballet Presents Daring Duets
The Highland Stag, a new Celtic restaurant and pub, will be opening in the Spring of 2017 in the space formerly occupied by SG@75 and Soooo Good, a popular gastro pub in the south Dayton suburbs. The restaurant and bar will offer traditional Celtic fare with a contemporary, but authentic flare. Real estate and business broker Brent Moore of Moore & Associates shared that the logo is still being designed and social media and web sites for the business should be up in the next week or so. Demo has begun on the inside of the building and we'll have pictures soon. The … [Read more...] about The Highland Stag Coming To Springboro
They make their appearance every February, and for millions of Shamrock Shake Fanatics these minty, greet sweet treats are the first sign of spring. The first Shamrock Shake debuted in 1970 as the St. Patrick’s Day Shake. In 1974, proceeds from the beverage’s sale helped to fund the first Ronald McDonald’s House in Philadelphia. That city is currently the nation’s leader in Shamrock Shake sales. This year McDonald's has upped the ante, offering 5 different Shamrock options available starting today (Feb 7th) through St Patricks's day: Shamrock Shake: vanilla soft serve, mint syrup, … [Read more...] about Shamrock Shakes Are Here- With Four New Options!
Chef Dana Downs has created a name for herself with gift for food, opening Roost Modern Italian in Dayton’s historic Oregon District over five years ago, after spending years serving up meals through private catering and private dining experiences. Just over a year ago she opened a second restaurant in Kettering, park City Club which opened over a year ago in the location formerly known as Lincoln Park Grille, by Fraze Pavillon. “The restaurant industry is ever changing”, says Chef Downs, “with two restaurants, we can internally compare our results restaurant to restaurant to help us … [Read more...] about Park City Club To Morph Into Roost American