What makes summer great in Dayton?

Well now, that was some winter, wasn’t it? I know, I know, it’s been over for quite some time, but now summer has officially begun. In the past, NCR’s Old River Park on Patterson Boulevard was the place for me to begin and end the season. Cooling off in the …

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Muse is doing Seuss

Photo: Muse Machine presents “Seussical!” Jan. 16-19; photo: Thom Meyer The definition of the word “dandy” is “an excellent thing of its kind.” There’s no better word to describe the Muse Machine’s production of “Seussical!” Of course, it’s a musical. Dr. Seuss I’m not, but if you love all those …

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Write the letter now

First, here’s hoping your Thanksgiving holiday was full of family, friends, fellowship – and to be all inclusive, femaleship – and of course some fun. This, of course, was the day set up to reflect, give thanks and count our blessings, no matter how big or small. I’m sure when …

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A New Era at Hara

Is it curtains for Hara Arena or can the community come together to save the legendary entertainment complex. Read all about it in the latest edition of The Dayton Magazine as contributing writer Jim Bucher finds out. It would seem like anyone who has called Dayton home in their lifetime …

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Is it just me?

Photo: [l to r] Ginny Strausburg and Jim Bucher at the “Sugarplum Festival of Trees” OK, let me explain that headline. No, I’m not a hall of famer in baseball, football or racing, but rather I’ve been humbly nominated into the Dayton Area Broadcasters Hall of Fame. A true honor for me. …

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Waynesville + Sauerkraut = Tons of fun

Don’t you love humble beginnings? Case in point … Many, many years ago two gentlemen by the names of Kettering and Deeds decided they were weary from starting their automobile engines by turning an impractical hand crank on the front of the car. So, together they invented the self-starter. Unfortunately …

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