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

Here’s where to get killer chicken wings for 59 cents in Dayton
 You can get a special deal on some of the newest wings in town every Thursday starting today, Sept. 21.  The Wandering Griffin, 3725 Presidential Drive in Beavercreek, is offering up their wings in your choice of sauce for 59 cents each.  What better way to kickoff a weekend of football?!  They have ...

Posted: 2 hours ago

You can get a special deal on some of the newest wings in town every Thursday starting today, Sept. 21.  The Wandering Griffin, 3725 Presidential Drive in Beavercreek, is offering up their wings in your choice of sauce for 59 cents each.  What better way to kickoff a weekend of football?!  They have ...
How cool is this?  Why these Ohio astronauts could be coming to a wall near you 
 Ohio is not only the birthplace of aviation, we can also claim the title birthplace of rocket riders. An effort is underway to memorialize them in Dayton with a mural.  Bryan Stewart, a community activist and the  legislative aide to Dayton City Commissioner Christopher Shaw, has partner with The Mural Machine to bring the project...

Posted: 2 hours ago

Ohio is not only the birthplace of aviation, we can also claim the title birthplace of rocket riders. An effort is underway to memorialize them in Dayton with a mural.  Bryan Stewart, a community activist and the  legislative aide to Dayton City Commissioner Christopher Shaw, has partner with The Mural Machine to bring the project...
Two frightening new haunted attractions opening this weekend
 A local attraction is offering up two new nightmare-inducing haunted experiences.  Renaissance Park Event Center, the home of the Ohio Renaissance Festival, will add the Brimstone Haunted Hayride and the Forgotten Forest starting Friday, Sept. 22. The attractions are operated by Brimstone Haunt and will runs Friday and Saturday...

Posted: 14 hours ago

A local attraction is offering up two new nightmare-inducing haunted experiences.  Renaissance Park Event Center, the home of the Ohio Renaissance Festival, will add the Brimstone Haunted Hayride and the Forgotten Forest starting Friday, Sept. 22. The attractions are operated by Brimstone Haunt and will runs Friday and Saturday...
Daytonian of the Week: Brenden Wynn 
 Brenden Wynn bounced around a bit before settling where his life began.  I want to be home,” Wynn, who was raised in Waynesville and Oakwood, said. “Dayton inspires me. I wouldn’t want to be anywhere else.” The 2017 chair of the Dayton Associate Board for Equitas Health (formerly Aid Resource Center Ohio) ...

Posted: a day ago

Brenden Wynn bounced around a bit before settling where his life began.  I want to be home,” Wynn, who was raised in Waynesville and Oakwood, said. “Dayton inspires me. I wouldn’t want to be anywhere else.” The 2017 chair of the Dayton Associate Board for Equitas Health (formerly Aid Resource Center Ohio) ...
GOOD EATS: You’re going to want these sweet, spicy meatballs in your mouth
 There are corn dogs, and then there are corn dogs done Table 33’s way.  The restaurant at 130 W. Second St. in downtown Dayton features its take on the childhood favorite during its 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. weekday happy hour menu. Keener Wiener Balls are chunks of Keener Farm’s house-made kielbasa covered in Table 33&rsquo...

Posted: a day ago

There are corn dogs, and then there are corn dogs done Table 33’s way.  The restaurant at 130 W. Second St. in downtown Dayton features its take on the childhood favorite during its 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. weekday happy hour menu. Keener Wiener Balls are chunks of Keener Farm’s house-made kielbasa covered in Table 33&rsquo...
NEW DETAILS: This hardworking couple are getting ready to open their new restaurant 
 The couple behind a locally-owned restaurant is putting the finishing touch on a leap of faith. If all goes as planned, Maria and Eric Walusis will officially open Watermark at 20 S. First St. in downtown Miamisburg on Monday, Oct. 2. The pair introduced the new restaurant to friends, family and reporters this...

Posted: 2 days ago

The couple behind a locally-owned restaurant is putting the finishing touch on a leap of faith. If all goes as planned, Maria and Eric Walusis will officially open Watermark at 20 S. First St. in downtown Miamisburg on Monday, Oct. 2. The pair introduced the new restaurant to friends, family and reporters this...