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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 new downtown business gives pooches a place to rest their bones
 Dayton’s newest business is going to literally be giving it up to the dogs.  Project Warmth, 133 E. Third St. on the first floor of Oriel Studios, will celebrate its grand opening  10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday, June 4.   The party will feature raffles, shopping and dog nail trimming for a donation. The shop is...

Posted: 3 hours ago

Dayton’s newest business is going to literally be giving it up to the dogs.  Project Warmth, 133 E. Third St. on the first floor of Oriel Studios, will celebrate its grand opening  10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday, June 4.   The party will feature raffles, shopping and dog nail trimming for a donation. The shop is...
FOOD DEAL: Here’s how to get $1 cupcakes for this Dayton bakery’s second birthday 
 What 2-year-old doesn’t want a cupcake? This 2-year-old wants to share them.  Twist Cupcakery,  25 S. St. Clair St. in downtown Dayton, is offering cupcakes for $1 in celebration of its second anniversary.   Here are the details from the Facebook event page:  Twisted cupcakes are normally $2.25 each. Traditional...

Posted: 6 hours ago

What 2-year-old doesn’t want a cupcake? This 2-year-old wants to share them.  Twist Cupcakery, 25 S. St. Clair St. in downtown Dayton, is offering cupcakes for $1 in celebration of its second anniversary.   Here are the details from the Facebook event page:  Twisted cupcakes are normally $2.25 each. Traditional...
Local newspaper prints final issue after 50 years in business
 A local newspaper started five decades ago has printed its last issue.  The Guardian, Wright State University’s student-run newspaper, will be digital-only going forward, said Kristin Baughman, the newspaper’s new editor-in-chief.  “It allows us to be more timely,” she said. “It really allows us...

Posted: a day ago

A local newspaper started five decades ago has printed its last issue.  The Guardian, Wright State University’s student-run newspaper, will be digital-only going forward, said Kristin Baughman, the newspaper’s new editor-in-chief.  “It allows us to be more timely,” she said. “It really allows us...
5 events where you can EAT and DRINK yourself silly in Dayton this weekend 
 Loosen those stretchy pants, folks -- it is going to be a gut-busting weekend in the Gem City.   There will be plenty of ways to get your drink and eat on, despite a forecast that calls for periods of rain and thunder.  Here is the rundown of five food and drink events you should not miss.  WHEN: May 19-21. Friday 5 p...

Posted: 3 days ago

Loosen those stretchy pants, folks -- it is going to be a gut-busting weekend in the Gem City.   There will be plenty of ways to get your drink and eat on, despite a forecast that calls for periods of rain and thunder.  Here is the rundown of five food and drink events you should not miss.  WHEN: May 19-21. Friday 5 p...
5 things to know about Mike Turner’s soon-to-be ex-wife Majida Mourad Turner
 It seems love did not last long for Congressman Mike Turner and his second wife.   Married less than two years, the former Dayton mayor has filed for divorce from Majida Mourad Turner. Turner and his former wife Lori Turner have two daughters, Jessica and Carolyn.  They divorced in 2013. Mike and Majida Turner were...

Posted: 3 days ago

It seems love did not last long for Congressman Mike Turner and his second wife.   Married less than two years, the former Dayton mayor has filed for divorce from Majida Mourad Turner. Turner and his former wife Lori Turner have two daughters, Jessica and Carolyn.  They divorced in 2013. Mike and Majida Turner were...
One Dollar Book Swap
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Posted: 4 days ago

Take a look inside of One Dollar Book Swap.