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Two Dayton classic restaurants — usually closed for lunch — to open extra hours in December

Those looking for holiday lunch destinations have two options in December from two full-service Dayton-area restaurants that are not normally open for lunch the rest of the year.  Carvers Steaks & Chops at 1535 Miamisburg-Centerville Road (Ohio 725) in Washington Twp. and Jay’s Restaurant at 225 E. Sixth St. in the Oregon District in Dayton — two restaurants that are dinner-only...


Rolling Stones announce U.S. portion of 2019 'No Filter' tour

Rolling Stones announce U.S. portion of 2019 'No Filter' tour

The Rolling Stones are bringing their No Filter tour to the United States with a 13-date schedule at stadiums beginning April 20, the band said on its website Monday. >> Read more trending news  The tour will open at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens, Florida, and will end June 21 at Chicago’s Soldier Field, according to the website. There will be a presale on Nov. 28 at 10...
Mariano Rivera, Roy Halladay newest names on new Hall of Fame ballot

Mariano Rivera, Roy Halladay newest names on new Hall of Fame ballot

Career saves leader Mariano Rivera and the late Roy Halladay are the new marquee names on the Hall of Fame Ballot for the Baseball Writers’ Association of America, ESPN reported Monday. >> Read more trending news  Pitcher Andy Pettitte and infielders Todd Helton, Michael Young and Miguel Tejada are among the 20 newcomers on the ballot. There are 15 holdovers from last year&rsquo...
Cause of death for Kim Porter, ex-girlfriend of Diddy, remains unclear

Cause of death for Kim Porter, ex-girlfriend of Diddy, remains unclear

There has not been a cause of death determined for actress and former model Kim Porter after her sudden death Thursday. USA Today reported that the Los Angles coroner’s office said an autopsy failed to immediately establish a cause of death. The autopsy was conducted Friday.  >> Read more trending news  “The cause of death was deferred pending additional tests,&rdquo...
Rapper Tekashi69, former manager arrested on racketeering, firearms charges

Rapper Tekashi69, former manager arrested on racketeering, firearms charges

Rapper Tekashi69 has been arrested after a joint investigation of the New York Police Department, Homeland Security Investigations and the Justice Department’s New York Field Division of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives. The arrest was made Sunday in New York on racketeering and firearms charges. >> Read more trending news  TMZ reported that the 22-year-old...
7 Hallmark-worthy holiday activities to do in Ohio

7 Hallmark-worthy holiday activities to do in Ohio

You don’t have to leave home to pretend you live in one of those picturesque Hallmark holiday movie towns. As December nears, plan out your perfect holiday season with light displays, horse-drawn carriage rides and lantern tours. Here are seven activities in Ohio that will put you in the holiday spirit: The historic Clifton mill, built in 1802 and still working, will open its Legendary Lights...
Prime member perk: See Jason Momoa in ‘Aquaman’ a week before release

Prime member perk: See Jason Momoa in ‘Aquaman’ a week before release

We all know the perks of being an Amazon Prime member: Free two-day shipping, free same-day shipping in some cities, discounts at Whole Foods, photo cloud storage and Prime Video. But now, the online shopping giant is giving a little extra to those Prime members who are also fans of the DC universe. Amazon is allowing its Prime customers an early opportunity to see the latest DC Comics flick...
Ted Turner sings at his 80th birthday party, says ‘still working’ on world

Ted Turner sings at his 80th birthday party, says ‘still working’ on world

Ted Turner, who told The Atlanta Journal-Constitution he is “still working” on making the world a better place, serenaded a crowd at his 80th birthday party in Atlanta on Saturday. The CNN founder, philanthropist and former media and sports mogul — whose birthday is actually on Monday — crooned on stage to prominent and not-so-prominent well-wishers representing much of...
Kim Porter’s oldest son Quincy Brown posts moving tribute on his mother’s death

Kim Porter’s oldest son Quincy Brown posts moving tribute on his mother’s death

Kim Porter’s oldest son, Quincy Taylor Brown, broke his silence Sunday on his mother’s death last week, posting a tribute on Instagram to the 47-year-old former model and longtime girlfriend of music mogul Sean “Diddy” Combs. >> Read more trending news   "I am broken ... & the only thing that makes sense right now is that you were way too good for this...
‘Malcolm in the Middle’ star Frankie Muniz 5-story brownstone destroyed by cat

‘Malcolm in the Middle’ star Frankie Muniz 5-story brownstone destroyed by cat

“Malcolm in the Middle” star Frankie Muniz didn’t lose his home in the California wildfires like other celebrities did. It was his cat that inadvertently destroyed the actor’s five-story brownstone. >> Read more trending news  Muniz left for a trip to France to attend his uncle’s funeral, and when he returned, he found four stories of his home under 3 feet...
Diddy remembers 'soulmate' Kim Porter in Instagram post

Diddy remembers 'soulmate' Kim Porter in Instagram post

Diddy is publicly speaking about the death of Kim Porter, his on-again, off-again girlfriend of 13 years and the mother of his three children, for the first time. Porter was found dead in her Los Angeles home Thursday at age 47. >> Read more trending news  “For the last three days I’ve been trying to wake up out of this nightmare. But I haven’t,” Diddy ...
Tyler Perry announces tour dates for Madea farewell stage play

Tyler Perry announces tour dates for Madea farewell stage play

Last month, Tyler Perry announced he would be saying goodbye to his beloved Madea character, and now, he’s revealed dates for her final performances.  “Madea’s Farewell Play Tour,” which will kick off next year in January, marks the filmmaker’s 21st play and the end of the Madea franchise.  “I just don’t want to be her age [still] playing her...
'SNL': Steve Carell, 'Office' co-stars reunite, troll fans during opening monologue

'SNL': Steve Carell, 'Office' co-stars reunite, troll fans during opening monologue

Want a reboot of "The Office"? Looks like you'll have to keep on waiting. Actor Steve Carell, who played Michael Scott on the popular NBC sitcom, hosted this week's "Saturday Night Live" – and managed to both treat and hilariously troll fans with a mini-cast reunion during his opening monologue. I am so excited to be back here tonight," Carell began. "It's been...
How Springfield woman fared when she competed on Price is Right

How Springfield woman fared when she competed on Price is Right

Springfield resident Ellen Weidauer appeared on the popular daytime television game show, The Price is Right on Friday. She taped the show during a recent trip to California. Weidauer made it to the stage after making a winning bid on a smart TV with a media console. She was closest to the actual retail price of the $2,291 TV with a bid of $1,801. Once on the the stage, she was presented with the...
‘Anyone can kill’: Dayton detective Doyle Burke talks Jolynn Ritchie, the microwave baby killer and axe murders in Dayton in podcast

‘Anyone can kill’: Dayton detective Doyle Burke talks Jolynn Ritchie, the microwave baby killer and axe murders in Dayton in podcast

Anyone can kill.  That’s one of the lessons Doyle Burke, a retired Dayton homicide detective, said he took from his 30-year career with the city’s police department.  Burke, now the Warren County coroner’s chief investigator, sat down with “What Had Happened Was” host Amelia Robinson to talk about some of the cold-blooded murders he and his team help...
How you can help Legendary Lights of Clifton Mill earn national bragging rights

How you can help Legendary Lights of Clifton Mill earn national bragging rights

For more than 30 years, Clifton Mill has been a glowing example of what the holiday season is about in Southwest Ohio.  The official Ohio.org website published its Ohio Holiday Lights Trail list, and Clifton Mill was near the top of most spectacular light shows in the state. The recognition comes just in time, as Clifton Mill is in the running for the “USA Today 10BEST” competition...
‘Real Housewives’ star coming to Centerville

‘Real Housewives’ star coming to Centerville

A “Real Housewives” star with a “rags to riches” story is heading to Centerville. Emily Simpson, a 1994 graduate of Middletown’s Madison High School, is scheduled to make a special appearance at Turbo Zone Fitness, 7917 S Suburban Drive, Centerville, from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 1, Erica Monbeck, the gym’s owner, said.  Simpson...
Second member of Jacksonville rock band accused of sex crimes

Second member of Jacksonville rock band accused of sex crimes

The lead singer in a Florida-based rock band was arrested Nov. 8 on charges of sex crimes involving a teenager.  >> Read more trending news  Chad Valeu, 42, of Jacksonville, was charged with unlawful sexual activity with a teen, between the age of 16 and 17, and possession of child porn. Valeu is the second member of the band, Near Empty, arrested on child porn charges. ...
Record setter: David Hockney painting sells for $90.3M

Record setter: David Hockney painting sells for $90.3M

A painting by David Hockney fetched $90.3 million Thursday night, a record price for a living artist’s work, The New York Times reported.  >> Read more trending news  Hockney’s 1972 painting, “Portrait of an Artist (Pool with Two Figures),” sold in nine minutes at Christie’s, The Guardian reported. The British artist’s work topped the previous...
Foo Fighters' Dave Grohl feeds barbecue to California firefighters 

Foo Fighters' Dave Grohl feeds barbecue to California firefighters 

This was a call for Dave Grohl, and the Foo Fighters’ lead singer responded in a big way for firefighters battling the blazes in Southern California. >> Read more trending news  Grohl used the resources from his company, Backbeat BBQ, to feed firefighters battling the Woolsey Fires in Southern California on Monday night, KSWB reported. “To all the @losangelesfiredepartment...
Kim Porter, former model, ex-girlfriend of Diddy, dead at 47

Kim Porter, former model, ex-girlfriend of Diddy, dead at 47

Former model Kim Porter has died, according to TMZ. The tabloid site reported that the actress who dated  music mogul Diddy for 13 years was found dead in her Los Angeles home. >> Read more trending news  A representative for Diddy confirmed the news to TMZ, saying, “Sadly, I can confirm the passing of Kim Porter. I ask that you give the families privacy at this...
Rapper Young Dolph returning to Memphis to hand out Thanksgiving turkeys

Rapper Young Dolph returning to Memphis to hand out Thanksgiving turkeys

A rapper is giving back to the city that he says made him who he is today.  Young Dolph will make a guest appearance for teens and young adults from Memphis Athletic Ministries on Thursday, Nov. 15 at 4:30 p.m. >> Read more trending news  Students from all five ministry locations will be bused to a Memphis community center to hear a message delivered by Young Dolph. This event...
Mark Wahlberg donates $20K to Ohio foster care organization

Mark Wahlberg donates $20K to Ohio foster care organization

Actor Mark Wahlberg, who is promoting his new movie “Instant Family,” donated $20,000 to an Ohio foster care organization. Walhberg, and business partner Jay Feldman, made the donation to Buckeye Ranch, an organization that operates foster homes in 23 counties in Central and Southern Western Ohio. The organization serves children and families through family-focused mental health treatment...
Country musician Roy Clark, of 'Hee Haw' fame, dead at 85

Country musician Roy Clark, of 'Hee Haw' fame, dead at 85

Grammy-winning country musician Roy Clark, best known for co-hosting “Hee Haw,” has died at age 85. His publicist said in a news release that he died from complications from pneumonia in his Tulsa, Oklahoma, home. >> Read more trending news  In addition to work on “Hee Haw,” Clark was a Country Music Hall of Fame and Grand Ole Opry member. USA Today reported...
Pregnant Carrie Underwood reveals she's having another boy

Pregnant Carrie Underwood reveals she's having another boy

Carrie Underwood used some of her time hosting the CMA Awards Wednesday to announce she is having a second son. Billboard reported that, at the start of the show, Underwood shared her usual banter with longtime co-host Brad Paisley. >> Read more trending news  “Seriously Carrie, give me a little baby hint," Paisley said. “Johnny or June? Keith or Nicole? Garth or Trisha?...
Tim Burton’s ‘Dumbo’ first full trailer released

Tim Burton’s ‘Dumbo’ first full trailer released

Disney has released another trailer for the upcoming live-action remake of the animated classic “Dumbo.” The movie company challenges fans to “find your courage” in the clips that show the dynamics between Hold Farrier, played by Colin Farrell, his on-screen children, played by Nico Parker and Finley Hobbins, and the baby elephant with big ears after Dumbo and...
Dayton filmmaker: ‘They told my parents I would never read or write’

Dayton filmmaker: ‘They told my parents I would never read or write’

If her parents had accepted what people told them, Evie Marie Warner says she would not be making films today.  The West Carrollton resident said she wouldn’t be doing a lot of things. “When I was little, they told my parents I was mentally ‘retarded,’ and they told my parents I would never read or write,” said Warner, who is a Cassano’s Pizza and...
A Skyline Chili and White Castle love affair! Dayton men live out elusive food fantasy

A Skyline Chili and White Castle love affair! Dayton men live out elusive food fantasy

Chris Thompson and Gus Stathes dreamed it, and they did it.  What was just the dream of two guys passing an exit with both a White Castle AND Skyline Chili has resulted in the wedding of the century for fans of the two iconic Ohio fast food chains. A White Castle slider and Skyline Chili together in their mouths at once.  The dream started a while ago during the Dayton men&rsquo...
CMA Awards 2018: Keith Urban, Chris Stapleton, Kacey Musgraves score big

CMA Awards 2018: Keith Urban, Chris Stapleton, Kacey Musgraves score big

For only the second time in his career, Keith Urban walked away from the Country Music Association Awards cradling the most notable award – entertainer of the year. The gracious musician, who earlier in the show blasted through his sexy funk jam, “Never Comin’ Down,” reacted with genuine shock, likely assuming that the night’s other major winner, Chris Stapleton...
CMA Awards 2018: Backstage with Keith Urban, Carrie Underwood, Garth Brooks and more

CMA Awards 2018: Backstage with Keith Urban, Carrie Underwood, Garth Brooks and more

Unlike other award shows, the CMAs usually deliver the biggest winners of the night to the media center backstage. Some pop in during the telecast – as Garth Brooks, Brothers Osborne and Old Dominion did – while others, usually the major names nominated in later categories, swing through after the show. This year, the press room was especially busy with heavyweights, including...
CMA Awards 2018: Complete winners list from star-studded Nashville event 

CMA Awards 2018: Complete winners list from star-studded Nashville event 

The stars were shining in Nashville at Bridgestone Arena Wednesday night for the 52nd annual Country Music Association awards. >> Read more trending news  The star-studded event draws the top talent in country music, including classic bands, favorites singers and new artists. The dynamic duo, Carrie Underwood and Brad Paisley, returned to host the awards show for the 11th time...
Pink’s husband Carey Hart threatens to shoot wildfire looters in Malibu

Pink’s husband Carey Hart threatens to shoot wildfire looters in Malibu

Pop star Pink’s husband, former motocross star Carey Hart, is warning looters in Malibu-area neighborhoods ravaged by wildfires that he and others are prepared to shoot anyone caught looting. >> Read more trending news  He posted a photo on Instagram Tuesday showing a group of armed men wearing masks and dubbed the P.D.C. Posse in front of a sign that read “Looters will be shot...
Katherine MacGregor, ‘Little House on the Prairie’ star, dead at 93

Katherine MacGregor, ‘Little House on the Prairie’ star, dead at 93

Katherine “Scottie” MacGregor, who played the villainous and gossipy Harriet Oleson on the television series “Little House on the Prairie,” died Tuesday, People reported. She was 93. >> Read more trending news  MacGregor died at the Motion Picture and Television Fund's retirement home in Woodland Hills, a spokeswoman confirmed to The Hollywood Reporter...
Ohio’s Pappy Van Winkle bourbon lottery to expand this year with more bottles, online entries

Ohio’s Pappy Van Winkle bourbon lottery to expand this year with more bottles, online entries

Ohio will expand its holiday bourbon lottery this year to give more of the Buckeye state’s bourbon enthusiasts the opportunity to purchase some of the most sought-after spirits on the market, including, yes, the Pappy Van Winkle 23-year that to some aficionados is the Holy Grail of bourbon. Ohio Division of Liquor Control Superintendent Jim Canepa announced today, Nov. 14, that the 2018...
Sandra Bullock donates $100,000 to help animals impacted by California wildfires

Sandra Bullock donates $100,000 to help animals impacted by California wildfires

Sandra Bullock is helping animals affected by the Southern California wildfires. KTTV reported that, according to the Humane Society of Ventura County, the Oscar-winning actress donated $100,000 to the organization Sunday. >> Read more trending news  “The Humane Society of Ventura County was deeply humbled today by a $100,000 donation from Sandra Bullock and family,” the...
2018 CMAs: What time, what channel, who is nominated?

2018 CMAs: What time, what channel, who is nominated?

The 52nd Annual Country Music Association Awards are Wednesday at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tennessee.  >> Read more trending news  Here’s what to know ahead of the show: What time: Nov. 14 at 8 p.m. EST What channel: ABC Who’s hosting: Carrie Underwood and Brad Paisley host for the 11th year in a row. Who’s performing: Underwood...
Beach Boys concert at the Schuster promises to be fun, fun, fun

Beach Boys concert at the Schuster promises to be fun, fun, fun

In its 30 years of existence, Kettering Medical Center Foundation’s Heart to Heart concert has featured top talent such as Steve Allen, Tony Bennett, Sarah McLachlan, Diana Ross, Itzhak Perlman, Vince Gill, Carol King, Clint Black and the Commodores. However, the even bigger story is the $7.5 million raised by the annual event, which presents the Beach Boys at the Schuster Center in Dayton on...
Former ‘Dirty’ Wright State, UD student subject of new 8-part TV series 

Former ‘Dirty’ Wright State, UD student subject of new 8-part TV series 

One of two local universities’ most notorious former students is the focus of a new eight-part TV series.  “Dirty John,” a limited Bravo TV series, is set to debut at 10 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 25. It is based on the Los Angeles Times’ articles and the newspaper’s hit true crime podcast series “Dirty John” about John Meehan and his wife...
SeaWorld announces new attractions: Sesame Street Land, new water slide 

SeaWorld announces new attractions: Sesame Street Land, new water slide 

SeaWorld announced it’s creating new attractions at its  theme parks, including a new water slide. >> Read more trending news  Park officials made the announcement at the Orange County Convention Center during the International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions exposition.  The new waterslide, called Kare-Kare Curl, will be at the Aquatica water park. SeaWorld...
Movie in works about youngest female trader at NYSE starring Kiersey Clemons

Movie in works about youngest female trader at NYSE starring Kiersey Clemons

A Georgia native is the youngest woman trader at the New York Stock Exchange, and now her story is being told on the big screen. >> Read more trending news  AGC Studios has acquired the life rights to tell the story of Lauren Simmons, a Kennesaw State University graduate, who became the sole woman trader and only the second black woman to trade full-time on the NYSE floor at the time. She...
Miami professor’s book captured Marvel Comics icon Stan Lee

Miami professor’s book captured Marvel Comics icon Stan Lee

A Miami University professor has a special place in the Marvel comic universe thanks to his recent book on its legendary founder Stan Lee. The iconic Lee, who died Monday at age 95, was the widely credited genius behind Marvel Comics’ “Golden Age” in the 1960s, leading to the visionary foundation that decades later were used as a launching pad for the wildly popular Marvel superhero...
Watch Chrissy Teigen get teary-eyed talking about husband John Legend

Watch Chrissy Teigen get teary-eyed talking about husband John Legend

It's OK, Chrissy Teigen – let it all out! The author, model and Twitter queen got super emotional while talking about her husband John Legend after he presented her with Glamour's Women of the Year award Monday night. “I joke about it a lot, but I truly have the most incredible husband on the planet. You are our everything," Teigen said through tears. "You completely made me...
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