Hard to believe it's been 5 years since the Fire House at 936 Brown St, which was built 124 years ago when the fire engines were run by horse drawn carriages, was revamped into Jimmie's Ladder 11. Dayton Fire Department memorabilia lines the walls of this beautiful dining area. Antique wood floors and walls throughout the building develops a warm, nostalgic feel. Time flies and Jimmie's is inviting us all to celebrate with them all week long. Anniversary Party Schedule Monday 11/7: Josiah Whitley Residency with Megan Bee at 10 PM Tuesday 11/8: Election Day, get out & VoteOpen … [Read more...] about Jimmie’s Ladder 11 & Ghostlight Coffee Turn Five
Introducing Old World Bagels from the Ghostlight Bakehouse! I got an invitation from Shane Anderson to stop by and visit Ghostlight Coffee so he could tell me all about something new. As I arrived I noticed a brand new stand on the counter, filled with bagels. Shane and baker Mandy shared that they'd been working on bringing bagels to the coffee shop for a while and have finally found the right recipe and invested in some equipment so they provide fresh bagels each morning. The bagels are formed & rested, then 'proofed' before going into the boil, a mixture of water … [Read more...] about There’s A New Bagel In Town!
If you’re a barista then the Third Thursday of every month is now your day to throwdown and show what you’ve got! Dayton now has it’s own regional barista competition, starting on Thursday, July 21 at Ghostlight Coffee and taking place at a different location on the third Thursday of each following month. “We have so many talented baristas around the Miami Valley,” Henry Dean, Boston Stoker Coffee Company President said. “Thursday Night Throwdown is a great way for us to show off all of our local talent and also push each other with a little friendly monthly competition.” The first … [Read more...] about Thursday Night Throwdown-Dayton launches Monthly Barista Competition
Need homemade pies for Thanksgiving? Consider a new source: Ghostlight Coffee on Wayne Ave. You can place your order now for pickup just in time for the holidays. Dayton Dining and Food Adventures were lucky enough to get some pies from the ladies behind these made from scratch pies, Mandy and Mara. Delivered in custom made personalized boxes, the packaging alone set our expectations high and we have to stay these pies really get high marks! Here is your chance to take some pressure off of your Thanksgiving cooks, and let Ghostlight's bakers do the … [Read more...] about Homemade Pies at Ghostlight Coffee
This morning South Park's Ghostlight Coffee becomes the first Dayton beanery to put cold-brew coffee on draft. A concept borrowed from the bar rooms, the tap injection of nitrous oxide that gives beer a smoother, creamier feel (as opposed to typical carbonation which adds fizz and bubbles) and apparently it does the same for coffee. A growing trend, started in Seattle, Ghostlight owner Shane Anderson shares he's "the 2nd Ohio location to bring in a kegerator to offer the Cold Brew, which comes out like a Guinness. It's going to take a little time to get the brew exactly right, but … [Read more...] about Cold Brew Now On Tap At Ghostlight Coffee
In November of 2011, things changed in South Park. With the opening of a cozy coffee shop who focused on high quality, hand crafted beverages and snacks, suddenly the Dayton community began to flock to this Wayne Avenue location. Owner Shane Anderson explains that Ghostlight Coffee is a "multi-roaster shop," featuring a rotating selection of coffees from many of the best roasters in America, including Deeper Roots Coffee (Cincinnati), MadCap Coffee (Grand Rapids, MI), Handsome Coffee (L.A.), Bows & Arrows Coffee (Victoria, B.C.) and Sightglass Coffee (San Francisco). … [Read more...] about Ghostlight Coffee Celebrates Second Anniversary With Second Location Announcement
This week on ReInvention Stories we meet Shane Anderson, owner of Ghostlight Coffee on Wayne Avenue in South Park. Growing up, Anderson was a band kid. In high school, he dreamed of becoming a band director, which, he did. Anderson was a band director and music teacher for fourteen years. Most of that time was spent at Miami East High School and Vandalia-Butler High School. But he had another dream, of one day running a coffee shop. And he wanted to quit teaching before getting too burnt out. Listen Ghostlight Coffee celebrated its one-year … [Read more...] about WYSO ReInvention Stories: Shane Anderson