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Amelia Robinson

Blogger and reporter Amelia Robinson is a native of Cleveland where she learned all about sarcasm and aircraft repair as a student at the now closed Aviation High School. The graduate of Ohio University's E.W. Scripp School of Journalism joined the Dayton Daily News staff in 2000 after a three-year stint at the Mansfield News Journal.  She writes about dining, nightlife, entertainment and lifestyle in the Dayton area. Robinson serves as president of the Greater Dayton Association of Black Journalists, serves on the Dayton Sister City Committee, Boonshoft Museum of Discovery’s Associate Board and is a member of the Junior League of Dayton.  Robinson writes the wildly popular Smart Mouth column featured in Saturday's Dayton Daily News.

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Funk dream lives on. Rare interview with Zapp band before rare Dayton concert
 Lester Troutman Sr. says a dream happened. “Some brothers got together from Hamilton, Ohio and started talking about the dream that they had, and they started chasing their dream,” the drummer and Zapp band leader said. “Somehow before it was too late, they caught the dream. Once they caught the dream, God just made it explode...

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Lester Troutman Sr. says a dream happened. “Some brothers got together from Hamilton, Ohio and started talking about the dream that they had, and they started chasing their dream,” the drummer and Zapp band leader said. “Somehow before it was too late, they caught the dream. Once they caught the dream, God just made it explode...
Fall for these special comfort dishes and deals during Dayton fall food week
 Dayton-area restaurants will put fall on a plate during a food week set to kick off this Sunday, Oct. 21.  The Miami Valley Restaurant Association’s second annual 7 Days of Fall Flavors will run until Sunday, Oct. 28, according to Amy Zahora, the association’s executive director.  “Restaurants will show...

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Dayton-area restaurants will put fall on a plate during a food week set to kick off this Sunday, Oct. 21.  The Miami Valley Restaurant Association’s second annual 7 Days of Fall Flavors will run until Sunday, Oct. 28, according to Amy Zahora, the association’s executive director.  “Restaurants will show...
Not-so-hidden labyrinth now open in downtown Dayton  
 Downtown Dayton has a brand new twisty path. Reconciliation Labyrinth is now open at Christ Episcopal Church, 20 W. First St., Tom Schaefer, the project’s director, told this news organization. The church considers it a public space.  “It is not hidden in the bowels of the church,” he said. “It is out...

Posted: 22 hours ago

Downtown Dayton has a brand new twisty path. Reconciliation Labyrinth is now open at Christ Episcopal Church, 20 W. First St., Tom Schaefer, the project’s director, told this news organization. The church considers it a public space.  “It is not hidden in the bowels of the church,” he said. “It is out...
Photos: Inside TEDxDayton 2018
TEDxDayton 2018 took place Friday, Oct. 12. 
Speakers included amateur photographer Adam Alonzo; performer Montrea Blackshear;  painter Tiffany Clark, educator Kevin “Mister C” Cornell; radio personality Faith Daniels; attorney Barbara Duncombe;  former Air Force pilot Mark Fogel; student and TEDxYouth@Dayton performer Shawn Gardner...

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TEDxDayton 2018 took place Friday, Oct. 12. Speakers included amateur photographer Adam Alonzo; performer Montrea Blackshear; painter Tiffany Clark, educator Kevin “Mister C” Cornell; radio personality Faith Daniels; attorney Barbara Duncombe; former Air Force pilot Mark Fogel; student and TEDxYouth@Dayton performer Shawn Gardner...