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Bill’s Donuts & partners to send a truckload of hurricane relief to Florida
 Bill’s Donut Shop in Centerville is accepting donated supplies that will soon be headed south to help those who have been affected by Hurricane Michael.  Donated items such as book bags, batteries, soap, toothbrushes, flashlights, first-aid supplies and bug spray will be accepted through Monday, Oct. 22, then will be shipped the...

Posted: 5 hours ago

Bill’s Donut Shop in Centerville is accepting donated supplies that will soon be headed south to help those who have been affected by Hurricane Michael.  Donated items such as book bags, batteries, soap, toothbrushes, flashlights, first-aid supplies and bug spray will be accepted through Monday, Oct. 22, then will be shipped the...
Expanded venue, more beers: Ohio Craft Brewers up their game with Dayton ‘Ale-O-Ween’
 The Ohio Craft Brewers Association is bringing its Halloween-themed Ale-O-Ween beer festival back to Dayton this weekend with a robust increase in the number of breweries participating and beers available for sampling. There will be a bit more room, too.  The Ale-O-Ween will be held from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 20 at...

Posted: 9 hours ago

The Ohio Craft Brewers Association is bringing its Halloween-themed Ale-O-Ween beer festival back to Dayton this weekend with a robust increase in the number of breweries participating and beers available for sampling. There will be a bit more room, too.  The Ale-O-Ween will be held from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 20 at...
Dayton-based Buckeye Vodka takes pivotal step toward national distribution
 Dayton-based Buckeye Vodka has taken a pivotal step toward national distribution, although its founders say they won’t let a higher profile and expanded footprint erode their loyalty to their hometown. The distillery just south of downtown Dayton has hired a strategic alliance of SabatinoWest and Yeck Brothers Company as its advertising...

Posted: 12 hours ago

Dayton-based Buckeye Vodka has taken a pivotal step toward national distribution, although its founders say they won’t let a higher profile and expanded footprint erode their loyalty to their hometown. The distillery just south of downtown Dayton has hired a strategic alliance of SabatinoWest and Yeck Brothers Company as its advertising...
‘R Taco’ has a new name AND an opening date for its 2nd Dayton-area restaurant
 R Taco, which opened its first Dayton-area franchise restaurant in March 2017, has a new name and a second Dayton-area location that is projected to open in less than a month across from the Mall at Fairfield Commons in Beavercreek.  Its new name is actually its original name: Rusty Taco, named after its founder, Russell "Rusty"...

Posted: 2 days ago

R Taco, which opened its first Dayton-area franchise restaurant in March 2017, has a new name and a second Dayton-area location that is projected to open in less than a month across from the Mall at Fairfield Commons in Beavercreek.  Its new name is actually its original name: Rusty Taco, named after its founder, Russell "Rusty"...
Dayton Racquet Club is reinventing itself, starting with a name change
 The Dayton Racquet Club  has changed its name as part of a transformation and re-invention of the high-altitude private club in downtown Dayton.  In short, it has dropped its racquet.  Here’s how General Manager Amanda Zachary informed members of the name change to, simply, “The Dayton Club:”  &ldquo...

Posted: 5 days ago

The Dayton Racquet Club has changed its name as part of a transformation and re-invention of the high-altitude private club in downtown Dayton.  In short, it has dropped its racquet.  Here’s how General Manager Amanda Zachary informed members of the name change to, simply, “The Dayton Club:”  &ldquo...
Dayton BBQ restaurant expands hours, adds happy-hour specials
 A Dayton barbecue restaurant has added a weekday to its expanded hours and has launched a happy hour on its patio. Texas Beef & Cattle Company at 1101 W. Third St. in Dayton, which had been open Thursday through Sunday only, is adding Wednesday hours starting today, Oct. 10, according to the restaurant’s founder, James Nuñez...

Posted: 6 days ago

A Dayton barbecue restaurant has added a weekday to its expanded hours and has launched a happy hour on its patio. Texas Beef & Cattle Company at 1101 W. Third St. in Dayton, which had been open Thursday through Sunday only, is adding Wednesday hours starting today, Oct. 10, according to the restaurant’s founder, James Nuñez...
Competition crowns ‘Best Chef in Dayton’ — well, actually, two of them
 The ballots are tabulated,  and we now know which local chefs will wear the crowns as “People’s Choice Best Chef” and “Judges’ Best Chef” in Dayton — at least until next year. The Dayton March of Dimes Signature Chefs event held Monday night at the Schuster Center in downtown Dayton named Chris...

Posted: 6 days ago

The ballots are tabulated, and we now know which local chefs will wear the crowns as “People’s Choice Best Chef” and “Judges’ Best Chef” in Dayton — at least until next year. The Dayton March of Dimes Signature Chefs event held Monday night at the Schuster Center in downtown Dayton named Chris...
Local Pizza Hut restaurants now delivering Cinnabon cinnamon rolls
 Pizza Hut and Cinnabon have teamed up to, as they put it, make pizza night even sweeter, because, um, “that's just how they roll,” according to a joint release. Pizza Hut restaurants are now exclusively offering “Crafted By Cinnabon Mini Rolls,” in the Dayton area and nationwide. A spokeswoman for Hallrich Inc. ...

Posted: 7 days ago

Pizza Hut and Cinnabon have teamed up to, as they put it, make pizza night even sweeter, because, um, “that's just how they roll,” according to a joint release. Pizza Hut restaurants are now exclusively offering “Crafted By Cinnabon Mini Rolls,” in the Dayton area and nationwide. A spokeswoman for Hallrich Inc. ...
Kettering’s newest sports bar is now open
 The owners of the Dayton area’s newest sports bar were customers of the previous pub, and decided to buy it and run it themselves. “We thought it was a neat little place,” said Cindy Caudill, who, along with her husband Greg, purchased the former Sports N Spirits Pub & Patio at 1725 Woodman Drive just north of Patterson...

Posted: 7 days ago

The owners of the Dayton area’s newest sports bar were customers of the previous pub, and decided to buy it and run it themselves. “We thought it was a neat little place,” said Cindy Caudill, who, along with her husband Greg, purchased the former Sports N Spirits Pub & Patio at 1725 Woodman Drive just north of Patterson...