Sweeney’s Seafood Celebrates 20 Years with $20 4 Course Meals


 In the 50's The old Post Office was converted into Antonio’s Italian Restaurant. In September 1994 that location became Sweeney’s Seafood House.     … [Read more...]

Parking spaces around the globe to be temporarily reclaimed for people


In cities around the globe today, artists, activists and citizens will temporarily transform metered parking spaces into public parks and other social spaces, as part of an annual event called "PARK(ing) Day." Originally invented in 2005 by Rebar, a San Francisco-based art and design studio, PARK(ing) Day challenges people to rethink the way streets are used and reinforces the need for broad-based changes to urban infrastructure. “In urban centers around the world, inexpensive curbside parking results in increased traffic, wasted fuel and more pollution,” says Rebar’s Matthew Passmore. “The … [Read more...]

Sriracha Beer Party Sunday at Toxic Brew Company


Toxic will be making bloody beers with their porn or prawn (sriracha infused) beer with Lilys bloody beer mixer. The doors open at one for drinks and at 3 the enchilada bar will open. … [Read more...]

WilmerHale Dogs of Fall Adoption Fest


International law firm WilmerHale is once again teaming up with the Montgomery County Animal Resource Center, the Humane Society of Greater Dayton and SICSA Pet Adoption Center for the “Dogs of Fall Adoption Fest” on Saturday, September 20, 2014 from 11 am to 3 pm.  This 4th annual  event will be held outside the WilmerHale Offices, 3139 Research Boulevard (located in the Miami Valley Research Park), Dayton, OH 45420.   “With the unwavering support of our staff and partners, we hope to find loving, lasting homes for as many pets as possible,” said Donna Smith of WilmerHale’s Dayton … [Read more...]

Ohio Fish and Shrimp Festival Celebrates 13th Year


Freshwater Farms in Urbana Ohio plays host this weekend to the 13th annual Ohio Fish & Shrimp Festival.  Festivities kick off Friday evening with live music, mouth-watering seafood selections from theFreshwater Farms food booth as well a variety of food options from other vendors, games and activities for the whole family. There will be freshly harvested shrimp from multiple farmers for sale beginning Saturday morning at 10:00 a.m. HURRY – They typically sell out early! Now a three day event, the festival was originally one day only, held in the streets of downtown Urbana on a Saturday. … [Read more...]

WYSO Updates Programming Schedule


Neenah Ellis, general manager of public radio station 91.3 WYSO in Yellow Springs, has announced several changes to its programming line-up designed to refresh, update and energize the station’s sound. “Programming a public radio station is a balancing act taking into account financial sustainability while maintaining our distinctive voice,” said Ellis. “We want to keep a good balance between local and national sources, between news and entertainment. We want to satisfy our long-time listeners and attract and new audience members.”   As part of the news-related programming and … [Read more...]

McDonald’s Perks Up Miami Valley With Free Coffee

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From September 16 through 29, guests can get a free small McCafé coffee during breakfast hours at participating McDonald’s restaurants throughout the Miami Valley. This event builds on McDonald’s first-ever Free Coffee Event launched last March, where the company gave away millions of cups of free coffee during the two-week period.   “With our second Free Coffee program, we’re continuing to encourage people to try our McCafé blend and rewarding longtime guests with a free cup of coffee with their favorite McDonald’s breakfast,” said Jeremy Hamilton, President, McDonald’s Restaurants of … [Read more...]

Historic South Park Food Truck Shindig and Street Party


Dayton's largest historic district  will hold its first-ever Food Truck Shindig and Street Party on Saturday, Sept. 20, from 4 to 8pm at the corners of  Burns Ave. & Nathan St. in Historic South Park.  Five food trucks from around the area will feature dishes made with produce grown in South Park Urban Garden and other South Park gardens. Along with great ingredients grown and sourced locally, this event will feature an iPod® music battle, on-site t-shirt printing, a raffle featuring gift certificates from local businesses, games and more. Since 2010, South Park Urban Garden has been a … [Read more...]

Dayton Metro Library Launches Reading Hero Initiative


The Dayton Metro Library is launching a brand new initiative this fall called Be A Reading Hero. Presented in partnership with The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office and 22 different community agencies, this literacy and safety collaboration connects first responders with children and families at the Library. “With the enthusiastic participation of area police, fire and emergency personnel, we’re offering fun and educational programs for all ages this fall,” said Tim Kambitsch, Dayton Metro Library Executive Director. “The Library’s role as a community center makes it the perfect location … [Read more...]

Cool Soups for a Hot Cause


Enjoy Delicious Soups and the Good Company of Peace Museum Friends and Members-- All While Supporting the Work of the Peace Museum. … [Read more...]