You have reached your limit of free articles this month.

Enjoy unlimited access to myDaytonDailyNews.com

Starting at just 99¢ for 8 weeks.

GREAT REASONS TO SUBSCRIBE TODAY!

  • IN-DEPTH REPORTING
  • INTERACTIVE STORYTELLING
  • NEW TOPICS & COVERAGE
  • ePAPER
X

You have read of premium articles.

Get unlimited access to all of our breaking news, in-depth coverage and bonus content- exclusively for subscribers. Starting at just 99¢ for 8 weeks

X

Welcome to myDaytonDailyNews.com

This subscriber-only site gives you exclusive access to breaking news, in-depth coverage, exclusive interactives and bonus content.

You can read free articles of your choice a month that are only available on myDaytonDailyNews.com.

breaking news

3 things to know about Huber Heights ‘large-scale’ credit fraud

Smales is giving away free pretzels -- here’s how to get yours 


Smales Pretzel Bakery is making an offer you can really sink your teeth into. 

The iconic Dayton bakery, now in its  fifth generation, will celebrate National Pretzel Day on Wednesday, April 26 by giving away a free soft pretzel to all who visit the shop located at at 210 Xenia Ave.

 MORE: Dayton Classic lives on, fifth generation takes over at Smales Pretzel Bakery

Owner Emma Smales said no purchase is necessary, but she’s hoping the shop’s fresh-baked pretzels win new customers. 

“It is National Pretzel Day, the most important day of the year,” she said. “We want people to have a good Wednesday, to get through the rest of the week, and maybe bring in people who haven’t tried us before to get them hooked.”

>> New machine game-changer for beloved Dayton pretzel shop 

Pretzels are normally 90 cents each. 

Smales said there will be plenty to go around next Wednesday. 

The bakery bakes about 100 pretzels at time. 

“We will be making them until the end of the day,” she said. 

Smales opens at 7 a.m. and closes at 1 p.m. 

>> MORE: Local store says ‘yes’ to free pretzel on National Pretzel Day

The business was founded by her German-born great-great grandfather Rudie Schaaf in 1895 and refined by his daughter, for whom she is named.

Emma took over the family business last year and has made significant upgrades

Smales now accepts credit cards. 


Reader Comments ...


Next Up in Local

You won’t believe why this book was returned to Dayton library 16,863 days late
You won’t believe why this book was returned to Dayton library 16,863 days late

A Beavercreek woman has FINALLY returned a library book she did not want to read in the first place.  And it was ONLY 16,863 days late. Theresa Gasper, a Dayton native and president of Full Circle Development, returned “Cricket Songs: Japanese haiku translated by Harry Behn,” to the Dayton Metro Library Saturday during...
Previous dog attack at Middle Street address
Previous dog attack at Middle Street address

In light of Tuesday’s fatal dog attack, Dayton police reports indicate a previous dog attack occurred at the same address in 2011.  It is not known at this time if this is the same dog or dog owner involved as Tuesday’s fatal mauling.  In the December 2011 incident, a nine-year-old girl was playing in a yard at 345 Middle Street...
3 things to know about Huber Heights ‘large-scale’ credit fraud
3 things to know about Huber Heights ‘large-scale’ credit fraud

Huber Heights residents and others in the Dayton area could be affected by a “very large-scale” theft and identity case, police said. Alliant Credit Union identified several fraudulent accounts from the Dayton area, and police say more people could be victims. Here are three things to know about the case: MORE: ‘Hundreds’ could...
WHIO Radio wins Regional Edward R. Murrow Award
WHIO Radio wins Regional Edward R. Murrow Award

AM 1290 and News 95.7 WHIO has won a Regional Edward R. Murrow Award for breaking news coverage of the Brookville manhunt that led to the arrest of Conrad Davis, and the submission has now been entered for a national award.  Winners will be announced in June.  “I’m very proud of the work that this amazing news team has done here...
Nightly lane closures on I-70 start tonight in Preble County
Nightly lane closures on I-70 start tonight in Preble County

Nightly lane closures will impact I-70 commuters in Preble County starting this evening until early June. Roadwork from the Indiana/Ohio border to the Preble/Montgomery County line will require nightly lane closures from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. Monday through Saturday until June 6, according to the Ohio Department of Transportation. Weather permitting, work...
More Stories