About Lisa Grigsby

Lisa Grigsby is a Special Events Director with over twenty five years experience in promotions, event coordination and public relations.

Owning Jokers Comedy Cafe for 20 years taught Lisa to maintain a sense of humor under pressure. She credits Leadership Dayton for exposing her to the amazing assets of the region and Clothes That Work for being her reason she stayed in Dayton. Her proudest accomplishment as a past president of the Miami Valley Restaurant Association was creating Restaurant Week, a twice a year tradition that continues to grow and benefit local charities as well. As a foodie, it's only natural that she continues to promote local restaurateurs with DaytonDining.

As a Dayton Catalyst, her desire to have ONE community calendar and advocate for the amazing assets of the region helped create the vision for the relaunch of DaytonMostMetro.

Coco’s Does Sunday Brunch In February To Benefit Stivers


Savor Your Sunday series of musical brunches benefiting Stivers School for the Arts sponsored by the seedling Foundation. Each Sunday in February a different group of Stivers artists will entertain you as you enjoy Coco’s February-only brunch menu.

Hannah’s Treasure Chest Executive Director Receives National Nonprofit Award


The Nonprofit Leadership Alliance recently presented Sarah Williams, CNP, executive director at Hannah’s Treasure Chest , with the prestigious Certified Nonprofit Professional (CNP) of the Year Award. The award presentation took place at the annual Alliance Management Institute—an educational conference geared toward students planning a career in the nonprofit sector.

Dayton Food Truck Competing For Burger Of The Year


Burgers come in various shapes, sizes and with too many ingredients to list in one place. While basic burger can be defined by a ground beef patty on a bun, over the years, there have been numerous attempts to remake the classic, while other chefs have spun the burger with various meat patties (veggi and vegan as well). Because of all of these variants, MobileCuisine.com wants to find out which food truck you think serves the best burger.

Preview Nights Set For The Barrel House


The Barrel House is an independently owned and operated, beer & wine bar and carry out, located at 417 East Third Street in Dayton, Ohio

Why You Should Only Buy Your Cookies Directly From A Girl Scout!


I implore you to only buy cookies from Girl Scouts. I know there are many well intentioned parents that want to help their daughters, and help support the troops so they can put on all the programs they have scheduled; but please help them by letting them sell!

Warped Wing’s 1st Anniversary Beer Bash


To commemorate their first year, the brewery will host the 1st annual “Beer Bash” this Saturday, January 17th . The celebration will consist of limited release draught and cask tappings, live music and food trucks. The celebration kicks off at noon with new tappings on the hour leading up to the Grand Finale tapping of their latest limited release, “Baltic Argonaut”, a Baltic Porter weighing in at 11.5% ABV.

Take Charge Of What Goes In Your Mouth


It's the new year and for many that means a commitment to eat healthier.  And for just as many  of us, that only seems to lasts a couple of weeks.  To successfully change your eating habits, you'll need to make changes in how you choose and prepare your food and that's not always easy. So El Meson's Bill Castro and Chef Mark Abbott are hosting a class to teach us to Loose Weight, Cook Light and Healthy- on Tues, Jan 13th at 6pm that demonstrates how to make flavorful meals that will help you make the adjustment to a healthier lifestyle. Bill Castro shares, "Americans tend to be the most … [Read more...]

Lots of Fish To Fry In Dayton- Our 2015 Fish Fry Guide!


Its Friday night: do you know where your fish fry is? It’s a Dayton culinary tradition that seems totally normal to people who grew up here, but may seem a bit random to visitors and transplants. Why fish? Why Friday? Why fried? Well, we can already answer the “Why fried?” question. It tastes good and it’s the quickest way to cook a large amount of fish. But the event itself can be traced to medieval Roman Catholic Church history.

Fifth Street Brewpub Drink Up Dayton Challenge


Fifth Street Brewpub's Drink Up Dayton challenge begins New Year’s Day! All taps. All local beers. Drink 5 FSB beers & 10 other local beers on tap throughout the month of January.

Do You Have What It Takes To Be A Rubi Girl?


It's a search for the next generation of Rubi. On Sat, Jan 24th the public has their chance to dress in a gown, pumps and a fabulous wig and strut their stuff for a chance to perform with The Rubi Girls. rubioktoberfest