Lisa Powell

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These amazing treats won the Dayton Daily News Holiday Cookie Contest
 The winner of this year’s Dayton Daily News Holiday Cookie Contest spent years perfecting her recipe. “I put together different parts of different recipes I liked and kept adding stuff and came up with the final version about six years ago,” Terry Rich of Dayton said. Rich’s White Chocolate Caramel Toffee Blondie is...

Posted: 13 hours ago

The winner of this year’s Dayton Daily News Holiday Cookie Contest spent years perfecting her recipe. “I put together different parts of different recipes I liked and kept adding stuff and came up with the final version about six years ago,” Terry Rich of Dayton said. Rich’s White Chocolate Caramel Toffee Blondie is...
Best of Dayton 2018: Say cheese! These locations are some of the best for photographs
 Looking for inspiration for that last-minute holiday card photo? You’re in luck because Dayton sure is picturesque.  There’s still time to find the right location to gather the family or just yourself for a photograph. The Best of Dayton 2018 contest has narrowed down the top Instagram-worthy spots for you, with the...

Posted: 4 days ago

Looking for inspiration for that last-minute holiday card photo? You’re in luck because Dayton sure is picturesque.  There’s still time to find the right location to gather the family or just yourself for a photograph. The Best of Dayton 2018 contest has narrowed down the top Instagram-worthy spots for you, with the...
Don’t miss these old-fashioned treats at A Carillon Christmas
 A Carillon Christmas is not only an opportunity to be transported to a holiday season from the past, but a chance to taste old-fashioned treats.  This is the third year visitors can try chestnuts roasted over an open hearth. A historic interpreter roasts the nuts in an iron dish over a roaring fire in the cozy 1815 home of William Morris...

Posted: 4 days ago

A Carillon Christmas is not only an opportunity to be transported to a holiday season from the past, but a chance to taste old-fashioned treats.  This is the third year visitors can try chestnuts roasted over an open hearth. A historic interpreter roasts the nuts in an iron dish over a roaring fire in the cozy 1815 home of William Morris...
WWE Smackdown will be the main event at WSU’s Nutter Center
 Professional wrestling fans won’t want to miss an opportunity to see WWE Smackdown Live at the Wright State University Nutter Center this spring.  Tickets for the March 12, 2019 event go on sale at the WSU box office Friday, Dec. 14 at 10 a.m.  Wrestling favorites Rey Mysterio, Randy Orton and Charlotte Flair are scheduled...

Posted: 4 days ago

Professional wrestling fans won’t want to miss an opportunity to see WWE Smackdown Live at the Wright State University Nutter Center this spring.  Tickets for the March 12, 2019 event go on sale at the WSU box office Friday, Dec. 14 at 10 a.m.  Wrestling favorites Rey Mysterio, Randy Orton and Charlotte Flair are scheduled...
PechaKucha Dayton: Everything you ever wanted to know about bog snorkeling
 An upcoming Dayton PechaKucha night is your chance to learn about bog snorkeling.  PK’s are fast-paced, idea-sharing evenings — the presentation format is 20 slides for 20 seconds each.  The event will be held Thursday, Dec. 13, with doors opening at 7 p.m. at The Brightside, 905 E. Third St., Dayton.  Presenters...

Posted: 5 days ago

An upcoming Dayton PechaKucha night is your chance to learn about bog snorkeling.  PK’s are fast-paced, idea-sharing evenings — the presentation format is 20 slides for 20 seconds each.  The event will be held Thursday, Dec. 13, with doors opening at 7 p.m. at The Brightside, 905 E. Third St., Dayton.  Presenters...
Does your dog like Christmas lights? This holiday event will have tails wagging
 Here’s another opportunity for canine fur babies to get into the holiday spirit.  Woodland Lights has partnered with the SICSA Pet Adoption Center to host two pet-friendly nights this year.  The first was on Dec. 11 and the second is on Tuesday, Dec. 18. Visitors  have the opportunity to add $1 to their ticket price as a donation...

Posted: 5 days ago

Here’s another opportunity for canine fur babies to get into the holiday spirit.  Woodland Lights has partnered with the SICSA Pet Adoption Center to host two pet-friendly nights this year.  The first was on Dec. 11 and the second is on Tuesday, Dec. 18. Visitors have the opportunity to add $1 to their ticket price as a donation...
Local dive bar hosting Christmas Vacation themed trivia two nights this week
 How well do you know the Griswold family Christmas story?  Test your knowledge during National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation Trivia Night at Kramers, 1018 Irving Ave., in Dayton on Dec. 11 and Dec. 13. According to Kramers’ Facebook page, there is so much interest in this event, they  expanded to two nights and asked folks...

Posted: 5 days ago

How well do you know the Griswold family Christmas story?  Test your knowledge during National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation Trivia Night at Kramers, 1018 Irving Ave., in Dayton on Dec. 11 and Dec. 13. According to Kramers’ Facebook page, there is so much interest in this event, they expanded to two nights and asked folks...
Here’s the perfect excuse to eat pizza and ice cream at Old Scratch
 There are few things better than eating pizza to help out a great cause.  The Gem City Market will take over Old Scratch Pizza for one night, Tuesday, Dec. 11, from 5-10 p.m.  The market, a new food cooperative planned for Salem Avenue in northwest Dayton, will help abate a community food desert.  Old Scratch Pizza will donate...

Posted: 5 days ago

There are few things better than eating pizza to help out a great cause.  The Gem City Market will take over Old Scratch Pizza for one night, Tuesday, Dec. 11, from 5-10 p.m.  The market, a new food cooperative planned for Salem Avenue in northwest Dayton, will help abate a community food desert.  Old Scratch Pizza will donate...
Best of Dayton 2018: Tell us your favorite place to shop for that fabulous Dayton gift
 Where’s the best place to shop for the perfect Dayton-related gift? Where do you find clothing so you don’t look like everyone else?  There are gobs of unique shops and gift ideas in Dayton. The Best of Dayton contest is your chance to tell us the best place to find that special item.  This year, Best of Dayton is bigger...

Posted: 7 days ago

Where’s the best place to shop for the perfect Dayton-related gift? Where do you find clothing so you don’t look like everyone else?  There are gobs of unique shops and gift ideas in Dayton. The Best of Dayton contest is your chance to tell us the best place to find that special item.  This year, Best of Dayton is bigger...
Grammy Award nominations: John Legend and Dave Chappelle make the list
 Two local celebrities have made the list of nominations for a 2019 Grammy Award.  The live staging of “Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert,” starring Springfield’s John Legend, was nominated in the Best Musical Theater Album category.  Legend’s performance in the televised musical earned him an Emmy Award...

Posted: 8 days ago

Two local celebrities have made the list of nominations for a 2019 Grammy Award.  The live staging of “Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert,” starring Springfield’s John Legend, was nominated in the Best Musical Theater Album category.  Legend’s performance in the televised musical earned him an Emmy Award...