Dayton Airport Brings Back Public Phones


Dayton International Airport has brought back a traveler convenience that had virtually disappeared in recent years--public telephones. Nine telephones are now located throughout the airport, including one in the pre-security/baggage claim area.

TEDx Dayton Returns Oct 16th


At our TEDxDayton live speakers will combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events, including ours, are self-organized.

Women, Wisdom and Wellness


A panel featuring medical experts discussing potential women's health risks associated with being overweight or underweight with nutrition experts with tips to get started on a plan to reduce these risk factors and achieve your healthy weight.

Heritage, Food, & Fun: The Dayton Lebanese Festival


The Festival will feature Middle Eastern dancing and entertainment, cultural displays, craft booths and amusement rides for all ages. Authentic hand-made Lebanese food will be available for sale including kibbee, kafta, beef and chicken shawarma (“Lebanese gyro”), tabouli and salata salads (Middle Eastern salads), stuffed grape leaves, hummus dip, homemade Middle Eastern mountain bread with zaatar seasoning, and fresh Lebanese pastries (e.g., baklawa, ghraybeh, nammoora).

Here’s What You Missed At Pecha Kucha 24

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PechaKucha Night, now in over 800 cities, was devised in Tokyo in February 2003 as an event for young designers to meet, network, and show their work in public. Dayton's 24th edition is recapped here.

Kettering Goes High End With West End


Owner, Janelle West originally set out for her all natural candle & body products to be an alternative to the products she was finding in stores, often filled with artificial ingredients. What she found instead was an opportunity to make an impact beyond just making safe products.

3 Days of Germanfest Picnic Kicks Off Tonight


The Germanfest Picnic is a completely volunteer based festival whose goal is to keep German traditions alive and share them with the larger Dayton community. Homemade schnitzel dinners, brats, metts, amazing desserts, German pretzels, and the famous Liederkranz German potato salad will all be available in the main food tent

A Difference Maker in Dayton: Lisa Tucker


If you drive south on Main Street out of Dayton you eventually will find Bill's Donuts. A south Dayton establishment and mainstay on any Best Doughnuts list. Drive a little farther south on Main Street/Far HIlls/St Rt 48 and you come to Chevy Chase Apartments in Centerville. With a little over 200 apartments this enclave Centerville residents is often overlooked. More than 400 kids, school age and younger, live in those 200 apartments and many are short of adult role models and attention. It is estimated that the majority of these kids are in single parent households or households where … [Read more...]

Free Activities To Celebrate National Aviation Day


National Aviation Day is a celebration of all things related to aviation and is held on the anniversary of Orville Wright's birthday (144 years ago on Aug. 19). During Family Day, museum visitors will learn about achievements in aviation and aerospace from the time of the Wright brothers' first flight to modern Air Force technology.

Bendy Beer – Yoga at Warped Wing

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Warped Wing is opening it's big door for a new class. Beermaking? No. Beer tasting? Nope. Yoga. You can do yoga at Dayton's very own Warped Wing Brewing Company. Flying Rye kind of sounds like a yoga pose, right? It's always so exciting to see former co-workers moving on to bigger, better, and in this case, bendier things. That's why I was doing headstands of excitement (ok, I wasn't, I'm just not there yet) to see my friend Kate putting together this unique event. She has spent the last few years becoming a yoga instructor and wanted to introduce yoga to those who may not normally be … [Read more...]