Dayton Police Launch “Safe Exchange” Spots


Safe Exchange is designed to provide a safe location for families to make custodial exchanges and to assist residents with the exchange of products purchased or sold online. This service is part of the Dayton Police Department's commitment to community safety.

Free Shuttle Offers Alternative Option for Oregon District Parking


With downtown Dayton’s Oregon District thriving and first-floor retail occupancy more than 95 percent, community leaders are taking steps to alleviate congested parking lots in the popular entertainment area. The Downtown Dayton Partnership, Oregon District Business Association (ODBA), City of Dayton, ABM Parking Services, and Citywide Development Corp. are teaming up to offer low-cost parking along with complimentary shuttle service. Oregon District visitors may now park in the Transportation Center Garage, located at the corner of Fifth and Jefferson streets between The Neon movie theater … [Read more...]

Boys Night Out with Mom!


The 1st Annual “Boys Night Out with Mom” is a new event, sponsored by the Red Shoe Society of Dayton and the Jr. Red Shoe Society. This event is open to area mothers, grandmothers, and friends with their sons, to share a an evening of dancing and games, in support of the Ronald McDonald House of Dayton. Ticket price includes dinner and dancing! There will be raffles, a photo station, a 'smores bar and laser tag! Too cool! Plus, the memories you’ll make are priceless! All proceeds from this event benefit the Ronald McDonald House of Dayton and its mission to provide a home-away-from-home to … [Read more...]

Dayton Native Zac Pitts Joins Living Dayton Team

Zac Pitts

WDTN-TV today announced the addition of Dayton native Zac Pitts to the Living Dayton team. Pitts comes to Living Dayton from WCPO-TV in Cincinnati where he’s spent the last year and a half as a morning reporter. “We are thrilled to have Zac join our Living Dayton family,” said Joe Abouzeid, WDTN-TV President & General Manager. “He has strong ties to the community and will be an asset to the Living Dayton team.”

A Difference Maker In Dayton: Firehouse Subs


 While they may be known for their mouthwatering hot subs, piled high with  meats and cheeses,  Firehouse Subs also gives back to the community by way of their Public Safety Foundation. This Thursday, October 8th, Firehouse Subs will be launching their very first Foundation Day of Thanks. Firehouse Subs  will be celebrating a $39,000 donation to the Kettering and Fairborn Fire Departments. "Donations from  Firehouse Subs round up at the register program and the sale of our 5 gallon pickle buckets have raised the funds to provide two state of the art chest compression systems to Kettering … [Read more...]

Masquerage Chair Named United Way’s Volunteer of the Month!


Lauren has volunteered since childhood. Both of her grandmothers taught her “about the value of giving back and instilled a spirit of volunteerism.” She says she encourages others to volunteer by “talking about my positive experience and thus encouraging them to participate in opportunities.”She has also volunteered with Alzheimer’s causes. When not busy volunteering she enjoys reading and baking.

First Four Men’s Basketball Championship Tickets On Sale October 17


Tickets to preliminary rounds of the 2016 NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Championship go on sale at 10 am local time Saturday, Oct. 17, to each host city. Fans wishing to buy tickets to the First Four®, first- and second-round games or regional competition should go to

East Fifth Street Named One of “Great Places in America


The American Planning Association (APA) today named East Fifth Street in Dayton as one of five Great Streets on the organization's annual Great Places in America. Dayton's East Fifth Street, stretching a quarter mile through the city's popular Oregon District, is lined with century-old buildings, shops, restaurants, taverns and attractions, making it one of the region's premier destinations.

Opioid Overdose Reversal Drug Narcan Available Without Prescription


According to the Ohio Department of Health, more than 13,000 Ohioans have lost their lives to drug overdoses since 1999. On average approximately five people die each day in Ohio due to drug overdose. Opioids, which include heroin and narcotic prescription painkillers, are the leading cause of most overdose deaths. Individuals with liver disease and/or HIV have an increased risk for overdose.

Get Married at Masquerage 2015


This year couples attending Masquerage will be able to get married at the event. “Kitschy chapel weddings are one of the staples of the Las Vegas Strip,” said ARC Ohio Masquerage Committee Chair Lauren Williams. “Thanks to the recent Supreme Court decision legalizing gay marriage, we now have the opportunity to add an extra special element to this year’s Masquerage that is open to everyone.” Weddings may be added as a premium ticket package.