Archive for the ‘Community News’ Category

Strange driving laws in Ohio 

Monday, December 17th, 2018
aerial shot of cars on interstate

No matter where you go, you are bound to find some odd laws. Every governing body passes hundreds of laws to keep an orderly society, but once in a while, you might come across one that makes you think a bit. ‘Why is this law a law?’, you may ask yourself. The great State of Ohio is not immune to some bizarre laws, some of which don’t have clear explanations. Check them out below.  (more…)

Ice skating rinks Dayton OH 

Thursday, December 6th, 2018
close up of white ice skates on ice

The winter months can often be quite dreary. The weather is cold, wet, and just overall gray much of the time. During the cold times, it can be tough to find ways to have fun, especially outside. Well, have you considered ice skating? Ice skating is a ton of fun and all it really requires is a bit of balance. Check out some great ice skating rinks around Dayton, OH.  (more…)

Coffee shops in Dayton OH

Friday, November 16th, 2018
decorative cup of coffee with cream

The fall and winter seasons can get awfully chilly, but that’s just another reason for us to enjoy some hot drinks. Whether you’re a coffee drinker, hot chocolate connoisseur, or love some delicious tea, the Dayton area has something for you. We’re all about the community here, so take a look at some of our favorite coffee shops in Dayton. Follow the links to learn more about what’s offered at that particular establishment!  (more…)

Dayton area restaurants open on Thanksgiving 2018

Monday, November 12th, 2018
happy thanksgiving spelled out with wooden blocks

Thanksgiving is a wonderful holiday. We get to gorge ourselves alongside our loved ones. But if you’re the one in charge of cooking, it can be a hectic, less-than-enjoyable experience. Why not let paid professionals take care of the food prep? Check out a few of the best restaurants in the Dayton area serving delicious Thanksgiving dinners.  (more…)

When is the 2018 Dayton Holiday Festival? 

Friday, November 2nd, 2018
animated christmas tree with star on top

If you have lived in the Dayton area for just a couple years, you probably know all about the Dayton Holiday Festival. Every year since 1972, Daytonians start the holiday season the right way. Courthouse Square in Downtown Dayton is the site for this year’s festivities. When is it all going down? What’s happening this year? Keep reading to find out.  (more…)

Hayrides in Dayton OH 2018 

Friday, October 12th, 2018
orange sign that says hay ride

It seems like the list of fall activities could go on and on and on. Perhaps that’s why fall is the favorite season of so many people. Some are into haunted houses, some like apple picking, and some like a good old fashioned hayride (haunted or otherwise). If you’re part of the latter, keep reading to learn about some of the Dayton area’s best hayride attractions.  (more…)

Pumpkin patches in Dayton OH

Friday, October 5th, 2018
closeup of orange pumpkins

The great month of October has arrived once again which means bonfires, hayrides, and costume parties are coming up. Oh, did we forget to mention pumpkin carving? One of the best parts about the fall season is going to a pumpkin patch with the family and picking out the perfect pumpkin. Keep reading to learn more about some of our favorite pumpkin patches in the Dayton area.  (more…)

Where to see fall foliage in Dayton OH

Friday, September 21st, 2018
forest of trees with fall colors

As we near the end of September, we are also nearing the emergence of beautiful fall colors. Even though fall means that winter is right around the corner, we can still enjoy the fall weather and scenery. Well, the Dayton area is home to some wonderful parks with gorgeous views of the fall foliage. Check out some of our favorite spots below.  (more…)

Summer 2018 festivals near Dayton OH

Friday, July 6th, 2018
summer festivals near dayton

For Midwesterners, summertime is a golden opportunity. It seems like warm weather is only here for a few months then it’s back to being buried in snow. Well, if you want to make the most of your summer, you should check out some of the festivals and outdoor events going on around Dayton. Dayton is home to some wonderful annual events that draw crowds and show everyone a great time. Check out some of the upcoming events and festivals below.  (more…)

Flag Day 2018 celebration near Dayton OH

Saturday, June 2nd, 2018
waving american flag

The month of June means a few things. It’s the start of summer and it’s also the month of Flag Day. Every year, we celebrate the history and symbolism of the American flag. The Dayton area is holding a special celebration on Friday, June 8 to honor Old Glory. Learn more by reading on.  (more…)