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About Lisa Grigsby

Lisa Grigsby is a Special Events Director with over twenty five years experience in promotions, event coordination and public relations.

Owning Jokers Comedy Cafe for 20 years taught Lisa to maintain a sense of humor under pressure. She credits Leadership Dayton for exposing her to the amazing assets of the region and Clothes That Work for being her reason she stayed in Dayton. Her proudest accomplishment as a past president of the Miami Valley Restaurant Association was creating Restaurant Week, a twice a year tradition that continues to grow and benefit local charities as well. As a foodie, it's only natural that she continues to promote local restaurateurs with DaytonDining.

As a Dayton Catalyst, her desire to have ONE community calendar and advocate for the amazing assets of the region helped create the vision for the relaunch of DaytonMostMetro.

5 Tips To Get The Most Out of Restaurant Week

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Restaurant Week is a great chance to sample some of the Miami Valley's restaurants at a discount. Each eatery puts out a menu of 3 course meal deals It kicks off tonight, Sun, July 26th and runs through Sun, Aug 2nd.



A Finer Diner Has Opened At Wayne & Fifth Street- The Corner Kitchen

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The transformation into a modern, yet warm eatery with an open kitchen is a welcome addition to the corner of 5th Street and Wayne Avenue in the Oregon District. Owned by partners in life and business Chef Jack runs the kitchen while Natalie Skilliter is the General Manager. The Corner Kitchen will be open for dinner and drinks Tuesday through Saturday and seats 60 with an additional 14 seats at the bar as well as patio seating.



Monday Night Wine, Appetizer & Pasta Buffet at Giovanni’s

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There will be two pasta stations for you to create your own pasta dish along with appetizers like Mussels, Brushetta, Baked Caprese, Fig & Prosciutto Pizza, Marsala Chicken Wings, Prime Rib Skewers and Crab Cakes.



Zetland Street Hosts Ladies Lounge

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Usually once a month, on a weeknight evening, for a night of fun, food and friendship!! Their desire is to create a space for local women, so that they can get to know each other, meet the community that surrounds them, and develop relationships that appeal to them, all while bringing a little more knowledge and hopefully FUN to their lives!



Ohio Farmers Hop On The Beer Wagon

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The little green flowers responsible for beer's note of bitterness is attracting a whole new group of farmers to Ohio. More than 100 years ago hop growers populated the state, but between Prohibition and  growing problems with insects and mildew, the industry moved mainly to the Pacific Northwest.   But Ohio's explosion of craft brewers in the last couple of years has attracted  hop farms to the area. “The amount of growth in just the last couple of years is amazing,” said Brad Bergefurd, a horticulture specialist at Ohio State University Extension. “ Taking a 100-year-old crop and bringing … [Read more...]



Corner Kitchen To Open Tues, July 21st

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We intend to provide our guests with mouthwatering updates on many familiar classics. Corner Kitchen will bring a warm spirit to Dayton, a relaxed mood and affordable, farm-fresh food. We will feature delicious food prepared with love and entirely from scratch and our flavors and our service will be exceptional.”



Dayton Has A New Beer! Champ

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“It’s very cool to be part of the growing beer scene in Datyon with so many great beers. We appreciate that folks thought ours were the best brews of the day and we're thrilled to bring home the trophy. "



Dayton Together – Initiative To Merge City & County Government

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Dayton's future is marked by two downward trends: payroll earnings and population growth. A new outlook is needed. By unifying, the combined populations of Dayton Together would equal Ohio's 2nd largest metro area, and it will become one of the 35 biggest markets in the USA—all while eliminating city vs. city competition.



Your 2nd Dozen Donuts Just 78 Cents On Friday

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Krispy Kreme is giving us a a donut deal on July 10th. Buy any regularly-priced dozen doughnuts AND bring in this Facebook group coupon , Krispy Kreme will throw in a dozen Original Glazed doughnuts for only 78 cents more.



Roadtrip for Lego Lovers

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The one-of-a-kind, large scale models of American landmarks made completely out of Lego® bricks will entertain customers with stunning visuals and fun facts.