Mayor Offering Free Weddings

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Mayor Nan Whaley has announced she will officiate wedding ceremonies free of charge for all couples through Thursday, July 2.



Family Jewelry Store To Relocate To Austin Landing

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Zachary Karaman with designer Suzy Landa Karaman Jewelers will relocate their current store from Mason, Ohio to Austin Landing in Early September. The retailer has become the region’s go-to destination for unique and custom designed engagement rings as well as fine jewelry from independent designers.



Party Arty Celebrates Bringing Performing Arts to Life

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Party Arty will feature live entertainment, heavy hors d'oeuvres, complimentary beer and wine, a "Partini" bar, and specialty performances. Featuring cameo appearances by professionals from the Dayton Ballet, Opera, and Philharmonic, as well as promising young performers from DPAA Education Programs, Party Arty celebrates bringing art to life!



Dayton Dwell – A Celebration of Home!

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Tiny Houses come in all shapes, sizes and forms but they focus on smaller spaces and simplified living. People are joining this movement for many reasons, but the most popular reasons are because of environmental concerns, financial concerns and seeking more time and freedom.



Vectren Dayton Air Show Adds Ultralight Display

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Some of the most fascinating flying machines at this weekend’s Vectren Dayton Air Show Presented by Kroger will also be some of the tiniest. While massive military jets such as the Air Force C-17 Globemaster III airlifter and KC-135 refueler will dominate the static display area at Dayton International Airport, spectators will also have a chance to discover the world of light-sport and ultralight aircraft—the smallest, simplest machines one can fly. As many as six light airplanes are scheduled to be on display both days of the weekend air show. While numbers and types are subject to … [Read more...]



Spass Nacht – An Austrian Festival

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In honor of Kettering’s sister city, Steyr, Austria, we celebrate with a Spass Nacht (translation: Fun Night). Spass Nacht is an annual fundraiser for the Kettering Sister Cities Association. Kettering has sister cities in both Steyr, Austria, and Kettering, England. This annual fundraiser will help support youth exchanges to Steyr, Austria.



10 Flag Day Facts

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Flag Day - the anniversary of the Flag Resolution of 1777 - was officially established by the Proclamation of President Woodrow Wilson on May 30th, 1916. While Flag Day was celebrated in various communities for years after Wilson's proclamation, it was not until August 3rd, 1949, that President Truman signed an Act of Congress designating June 14th of each year as National Flag Day.



Not Your Ordinary Lemonade Stand

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A little girl with her desire to cure cancer has made a pretty big impact on the Dayton area. Saturday June 13 marks the 10th Anniversary of McKenzie's "Alex's Lemonade Stand". Erica Monbeck, McKenzie's mom, summed up the event for us. "Just about 10 years ago little McKenzie had her first lemonade stand. She raised about $400 in our garage & was so cute telling the reporter she just wanted to help raise $ to give to the Doctors to find a cure for cancer. This  will be her 10th stand! Almost $30,000 raised with a big goal to get the number to $57,000 doubling what she has done the past … [Read more...]



Homearama Goes On Tour ** Ticket Give Away**

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omes are scattered throught the Miami Valley from Lewisburg to Waynesville to Springboro to the City of Dayton and many points in between. You will get to visit each of the homes and you can take your time as your ticket will be good during the entire show, June 12-28.



An Invitation to Join The Junior League

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Members represent a diverse group of women reflecting a wide range of ages, ethnicities, backgrounds, interests and professions who believe that voluntarism does make a difference and that volunteer service is an essential part of responsible citizenship.