Amelia Robinson

Blogger and reporter Amelia Robinson is a native of Cleveland where she learned all about sarcasm and aircraft repair as a student at the now closed Aviation High School. The graduate of Ohio University's E.W. Scripp School of Journalism joined the Dayton Daily News staff in 2000 after a three-year stint at the Mansfield News Journal.  She writes about dining, nightlife, entertainment and lifestyle in the Dayton area. Robinson serves as president of the Greater Dayton Association of Black Journalists, serves on the Dayton Sister City Committee, Boonshoft Museum of Discovery’s Associate Board and is a member of the Junior League of Dayton.  Robinson writes the wildly popular Smart Mouth column featured in Saturday's Dayton Daily News.

Latest from Amelia Robinson

This Dayton store is selling vagina ornaments for your Christmas tree
 There’s one place to go if all you want for Christmas is a vagina on your tree.  Among the assortment of “girl power” merchandise sold at Heart Mercantile is a line of hang-able, handmade vagina ornaments by artists and Etsy merchants Jacquelyn Marcella and Rebecca Mare Gonzalez.  The Texans specialize...

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There’s one place to go if all you want for Christmas is a vagina on your tree.  Among the assortment of “girl power” merchandise sold at Heart Mercantile is a line of hang-able, handmade vagina ornaments by artists and Etsy merchants Jacquelyn Marcella and Rebecca Mare Gonzalez.  The Texans specialize...
3 ways to experience ‘A Christmas Story’ right here in Dayton
 The actual “A Christmas Story” house might be in Cleveland, but Ralphie Parker and his Red Ryder B.B. gun will be all over the Gem City this holiday season.  Below are three ways the holiday classic “A Christmas Story” will be celebrated in the Dayton area this year -- so don’t shoot  your...

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The actual “A Christmas Story” house might be in Cleveland, but Ralphie Parker and his Red Ryder B.B. gun will be all over the Gem City this holiday season.  Below are three ways the holiday classic “A Christmas Story” will be celebrated in the Dayton area this year -- so don’t shoot  your...
What good is a sad face and ‘sorry’ on Facebook?

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What’s the best reaction when someone posts about a loved one’s death on Facebook? There’s the “heart” emoji reaction, and the sad one with the single tear, but those just seem so inaccurate — and frankly, inadequate. The value of the reactions is questionable at best. A friend’s death gets the same...
JUST IN: ‘Poison’ singers Bell Biv DeVoe to ‘do’ Dayton
 Dayton, it is time to trust a big butt and a smile.  Bell Biv DeVoe, the ‘90s R&B trio that gave the world the songs “Do Me,” “Poison,” and “When Will I See You Smile Again,” will perform a 7:30 p.m. show on Dec. 27 at the Schuster Center, 1 W. Second St. in downtown Dayton. Tickets...

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Dayton, it is time to trust a big butt and a smile.  Bell Biv DeVoe, the ‘90s R&B trio that gave the world the songs “Do Me,” “Poison,” and “When Will I See You Smile Again,” will perform a 7:30 p.m. show on Dec. 27 at the Schuster Center, 1 W. Second St. in downtown Dayton. Tickets...