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DONUT WARS: 2 New Tim Hortons to give away $500 gift cards next week
 Tim Hortons has quietly opened two new Dayton-area locations and is gearing up to formally unveil the stores in ribbon-cuttings and grand openings next week, according to Mike Forbes, the franchise owner-operator of both of the new coffee/doughnut shops. The new Tim Hortons restaurants are located at 3010 Kettering Blvd. just south of West...

Posted: 7 hours ago

Tim Hortons has quietly opened two new Dayton-area locations and is gearing up to formally unveil the stores in ribbon-cuttings and grand openings next week, according to Mike Forbes, the franchise owner-operator of both of the new coffee/doughnut shops. The new Tim Hortons restaurants are located at 3010 Kettering Blvd. just south of West...
Beavercreek restaurant poised to reopen more than 2 months after fire
 A Beavercreek restaurant is gearing up to reopen next week after a raging fire shut it down more than two months ago. The Nov. 11, 2016 fire at the Red Robin at 2671 Fairfield Commons Blvd. near the Mall at Fairfield Commons started in the ventilating hood system over the restaurant’s grills, and ultimately spread to the roof. Flames...

Posted: 12 hours ago

A Beavercreek restaurant is gearing up to reopen next week after a raging fire shut it down more than two months ago. The Nov. 11, 2016 fire at the Red Robin at 2671 Fairfield Commons Blvd. near the Mall at Fairfield Commons started in the ventilating hood system over the restaurant’s grills, and ultimately spread to the roof. Flames...
Customers camping out in droves to score Chick-fil-A free meals
 Dozens of customers started lining up in the pre-dawn hours in both Kettering and Troy this morning, Wednesday Jan. 18, for a chance to score 52 free Chick-fil-A meals over the coming year. By 3 p.m., more than 100 customers seeking the free meals, armed with tents and camping gear, had registered outside the Chick-fil-A in the Town & Country...

Posted: 15 hours ago

Dozens of customers started lining up in the pre-dawn hours in both Kettering and Troy this morning, Wednesday Jan. 18, for a chance to score 52 free Chick-fil-A meals over the coming year. By 3 p.m., more than 100 customers seeking the free meals, armed with tents and camping gear, had registered outside the Chick-fil-A in the Town & Country...
Local brewpub & coffee bar expands menu, hours
 The Wandering Griffin Brewery & Pub in Beavercreek is expanding its menu and has added food service to the morning hours. The pub and coffee bar has launched brunch service every Sunday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The brunch menu includes items such as Scotch Eggs (two soft-boiled eggs wrapped in sausage, rolled in seasoned breadcrumbs and...

Posted: a day ago

The Wandering Griffin Brewery & Pub in Beavercreek is expanding its menu and has added food service to the morning hours. The pub and coffee bar has launched brunch service every Sunday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The brunch menu includes items such as Scotch Eggs (two soft-boiled eggs wrapped in sausage, rolled in seasoned breadcrumbs and...
How to score half-price deal for these sandwiches
 Jersey Mike’s Subs this week rolled out a month-long promotion that encourages customers to place their orders through the company’s mobile app or web site. Here’s the enticement: customers will receive 50 percent off their first online order when they create an account and place their first order from now through Feb. 17...

Posted: 20 hours ago

Jersey Mike’s Subs this week rolled out a month-long promotion that encourages customers to place their orders through the company’s mobile app or web site. Here’s the enticement: customers will receive 50 percent off their first online order when they create an account and place their first order from now through Feb. 17...
Downtown Dayton grocery store wraps up $75,000 renovation
 The Stop-n-Save Foods in downtown Dayton is putting the finishing touches on a $75,000 renovation project that allowed the store to expand its offerings. The improvements include new refrigeration and freezer units, shelving for produce and grocery merchandise, and upgrades to lighting and flooring, according to Stop-n-Save manager and co-owner...

Posted: a day ago

The Stop-n-Save Foods in downtown Dayton is putting the finishing touches on a $75,000 renovation project that allowed the store to expand its offerings. The improvements include new refrigeration and freezer units, shelving for produce and grocery merchandise, and upgrades to lighting and flooring, according to Stop-n-Save manager and co-owner...
2 new Chick-fil-As in Kettering, Troy to offer free meals for a year
 Both the Chick-fil-A at the Town & Country Shopping Center in Kettering and on West Main Street near Meijer in Troy will offer the restaurant chain’s signature “First 100” promotion starting at 6 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 18. Both restaurants will then open to the public at 6 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 19. Chick-fil-A’s &ldquo...

Posted: 2 days ago

Both the Chick-fil-A at the Town & Country Shopping Center in Kettering and on West Main Street near Meijer in Troy will offer the restaurant chain’s signature “First 100” promotion starting at 6 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 18. Both restaurants will then open to the public at 6 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 19. Chick-fil-A’s &ldquo...
Closing date set for 5th Street Deli; Canal Street Arcade & Deli coming
 The 5th Street Wine and Deli at 416 E. Fifth St. in Dayton’s Oregon District will shut down after the close of business on Jan. 28 in anticipation of a move and its transformation into Canal Street Arcade and Deli, which should open by early March, according to owner Rob Strong. Renovations are still underway at the new pub, deli...

Posted: a day ago

The 5th Street Wine and Deli at 416 E. Fifth St. in Dayton’s Oregon District will shut down after the close of business on Jan. 28 in anticipation of a move and its transformation into Canal Street Arcade and Deli, which should open by early March, according to owner Rob Strong. Renovations are still underway at the new pub, deli...
McAlister’s Deli to add 3 more Dayton-area locations
 McAlister’s Deli is gearing up to expand across the Miami Valley. The local franchise owner for McAlister’s Deli will open his third Dayton-area restaurant at 2792 Miamisburg-Centerville Road in front of the Dayton Mall, and is looking to add two more in the region, possibly in Troy and Kettering. The region’s newest McAlister&rsquo...

Posted: 3 days ago

McAlister’s Deli is gearing up to expand across the Miami Valley. The local franchise owner for McAlister’s Deli will open his third Dayton-area restaurant at 2792 Miamisburg-Centerville Road in front of the Dayton Mall, and is looking to add two more in the region, possibly in Troy and Kettering. The region’s newest McAlister&rsquo...
Yellow Springs Brewery to host special bottle release today
 Yellow Springs Brewery is celebrating the release of its special bottling of Springer Golden Ale with Coffee starting at 3 p.m. today, Friday Jan. 13, in its taproom at 305 N. Walnut St. in Yellow Springs. The new release represents a twist to one of the brewery’s signature beers. The “regular” Springer Golden Ale is made...

Posted: 5 days ago

Yellow Springs Brewery is celebrating the release of its special bottling of Springer Golden Ale with Coffee starting at 3 p.m. today, Friday Jan. 13, in its taproom at 305 N. Walnut St. in Yellow Springs. The new release represents a twist to one of the brewery’s signature beers. The “regular” Springer Golden Ale is made...
 A Brown Street bar that has operated for nearly a decade near the University of Dayton is changing name and ownership effective this weekend. Bargos Grill & Tap at 1151 Brown St. is hosting a “Farewell Bargos event” this Sunday, Jan. 15, and the following day, the bar will transition to Romer’s Bar & Grill, which has operated...

Posted: 5 days ago

A Brown Street bar that has operated for nearly a decade near the University of Dayton is changing name and ownership effective this weekend. Bargos Grill & Tap at 1151 Brown St. is hosting a “Farewell Bargos event” this Sunday, Jan. 15, and the following day, the bar will transition to Romer’s Bar & Grill, which has operated...