So, I’ve done some research and I should probably share it with you. Look, I know it may be shocking, but hear me out. As it turns out, binge-watching Flipping Out With Jeff Lewis, HGTV, and Rehab Addict does not make one a real estate expert. No matter how much you love those sassy Joshes from Million Dollar Listing, they may not be the best teachers of success in the real estate market, though I sure do like their parties. Tarek & Christina, Jonathan & Drew, et. al are probably not the ones to consult about real estate in the Dayton Ohio market. There is no amount of Shark Tank … [Read more...] about What Does It Mean To Invest In Community?
It's not a difficult task to discover visual arts in downtown Dayton. Whether you're exploring a gallery space or admiring local products sold in downtown businesses, Dayton's rich arts amenities abound. Last year, we introduced our first event in the new Summer in the City series in May, and it was a blast. But we've got a lot more in store for art lovers at this year's event. Pack your bags, because you're in for a trip! Art in the City is the next signature event of the 2016 DP&L Summer in the City lineup, and it promises to be quite the visual feast. The Downtown Dayton Partnership … [Read more...] about Art is Everywhere During New Juried Show and Kickoff Event
Memorial Day Weekend is fast approaching. Area pools will be opening, The Five Rivers Fountain of Lights at RiverScape MetroPark in Downtown Dayton will start shooting water again plus there will be plenty of parties & barbeques with family and friends. This weekend is also the unofficial start of Summer. The main reason we have this extended holiday weekend is to honor the men and women who have died while serving in the U.S. military by visiting cemeteries or memorials, holding family gatherings and participating in parades. It also happens to be the most fitting weekend for the … [Read more...] about 12th Annual Patriot Freedom Festival This Weekend at the Dayton VA Campus!
It's the start of the downtown event season! This week includes the kickoff for The Square Is Where as well as First Friday and the first in the DP&L Summer in the City signature series. In preparation for the May 7 Downtown Housing Tour, the Downtown Dayton Partnership is pleased to present two more resident profiles. The "typical" downtown resident is anything but -- with ages spanning from young professionals to families to empty nesters, people are turning to downtown living not as a rite of passage but as a lifestyle choice. Residents choose urban living for its density and proximity … [Read more...] about Won’t You Be Our Neighbor? … Again?
Insider tip! There is a FREE show at Trolley Stop this Friday April 29th, 2016 with two incredible bands, Grover and Common Center. Plus that fabulous patio? It's a no brainer for Friday night fun! On the fringes of the jam band scene, local rock quartet Grover, blend funk, soul, and jazz, in a down and dirty rock band that comes across unpolished and “garage” as much as they do highly-skilled, almost veteran. Common Center is a group of individuals from Covington, Kentucky that gather to form a collection of sonic exploration. Their all-original material arises from a vast array of … [Read more...] about Grover Plays Free Show at Trolley Stop
The Dayton music community is coming together in a way that we've never seen before. Local music experts are volunteering their time and knowledge to benefit musicians and bands in the area through the first ever Music Power Conference, being held this May. The sole purpose of this conference is to bring all those together, who are contributors to the music scene (artists, venues, media, agents, producers, etc.), and to work on a common goal: "To enhance the visibility for artists with higher venue attendance, and to facilitate a process of reaching the consumer in a proven strategic marketing … [Read more...] about The Music Power Conference
Springtime is coming and Subterranean is preparing an incredible night of pure shenanigans to rupture your mind & thaw out your soul. Subterranean's Regional Revue is going to be one of epic proportions. This indoor festival features a unique lineup of hidden gems of amazing talent tucked throughout the region! You won't find another event that provides a cast of characters as distinct and special as this one. SubT's Regional Revue showcases explosive & funky Cincinnati natives, The Almighty Get Down, the young & vibrant Electric Orange Peel out of Columbus, and Michigan-based … [Read more...] about Subterranean’s Regional Revue is best bet for weekend entertainment!
One of the city's most beloved local rock bands, The Boxcar Suite are celebrating the release of their newest EP, Life on the Limb, by throwing a huge April Fool's Day Party with their friends the Nick Frye Band. Join in on the revelry Friday April 1st at The Trolley Stop. Show starts at 9pm. If you're not familiar with The Boxcar Suite - it's long overdue that you get familiar with them! They are likened to Tom Petty, Neil Young, but definitely that Dayton rock'n'roll edge. To get a taste of their newest music, check out their Room Full of Cowards video below. You can also check out and … [Read more...] about The Boxcar Suite Celebrates New Life on the Limb EP
In yet another remarkable instance of Dayton’s big-city-small-town dynamic, we witness the wealth of arts found in large metros that’s still accessible for all potential audiences. Now through March 20, the touring cast of The Bridges of Madison County will be performing at the Schuster Center in Dayton as its makes its limited run around the country. Dayton is fortunate to land one of these few performances, and tickets start at just $25. Those who are familiar with the story of Bridges will find the musical closely follows, but takes some creative departures. Here with their … [Read more...] about Take a fresh look at ‘Bridges of Madison County’
Whether you truly "heart" Valentine's Day, shun the celebration, or are simply ambivalent to arrow-slinging amoretti, if you're looking for heartfelt gifts, awesome dinner specials, or great local music, downtown Dayton has you covered. Choose your own adventure in today's post to create the best weekend experience plopped in the middle of a frigid February. Date Night Find out why Amazon.com rated Dayton in its top 20 list of most romantic U.S. cities. If you need gifts and activities for you and your sweetie, here are a few suggestions to squeeze every last drop of romance out of your … [Read more...] about Downtown Businesses Here To Rescue You From Lame Valentine’s Day