Cornelius Frolik

Reporter for Cox Media Group Ohio

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Dayton wants to give City Hall a makeover
 The city of Dayton is looking for firms to remodel the 110-year-old City Hall. The facility at 101 W. Third St., which originally opened as a YMCA in 1908, is home to about 200 employees, or about 10 percent of the city’s workforce. The remodeling project is expected to take place in phases over several years. City Hall, which the city...

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The city of Dayton is looking for firms to remodel the 110-year-old City Hall. The facility at 101 W. Third St., which originally opened as a YMCA in 1908, is home to about 200 employees, or about 10 percent of the city’s workforce. The remodeling project is expected to take place in phases over several years. City Hall, which the city...
Coffee shop, new event center all part of growing Belmont neighborhood
 Dayton’s Belmont neighborhood is growing the number of businesses with lifestyle offerings that complement the family-owned shops already there, residents and business owners say.  The latest announced move is that of Press, the coffee bar that plans to open a second location at 732 Watervliet Ave. Press opened its first location...

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Dayton’s Belmont neighborhood is growing the number of businesses with lifestyle offerings that complement the family-owned shops already there, residents and business owners say.  The latest announced move is that of Press, the coffee bar that plans to open a second location at 732 Watervliet Ave. Press opened its first location...
West Dayton lost Aldi. But a new chain could move in.
 The Aldi in West Dayton that closed in April could be replaced by another discount grocery store. The city of Dayton is reviewing a building permit request to remodel a roughly 15,250-square-foot space in the Westown Shopping Center for use as a Save-A-Lot. The “budget-friendly” chain has several stores in Dayton, including...

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The Aldi in West Dayton that closed in April could be replaced by another discount grocery store. The city of Dayton is reviewing a building permit request to remodel a roughly 15,250-square-foot space in the Westown Shopping Center for use as a Save-A-Lot. The “budget-friendly” chain has several stores in Dayton, including...
Popular downtown coffee bar to open second location in Dayton
 Press coffee bar is opening a second location in a business corridor in the Belmont neighborhood of Dayton. Press’ shop at 257 Wayne Ave. in the Oregon District opened in 2011. The second store will be at 732 Watervliet Ave., which is bookended by True Love Tattoo Parlor and Belmont Catering. The store is still under construction...

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Press coffee bar is opening a second location in a business corridor in the Belmont neighborhood of Dayton. Press’ shop at 257 Wayne Ave. in the Oregon District opened in 2011. The second store will be at 732 Watervliet Ave., which is bookended by True Love Tattoo Parlor and Belmont Catering. The store is still under construction...
Closed Dayton pool reopens after a year and $1.4M renovation
 The city of Dayton has reopened its largest indoor pool after shutting it down a year ago for repairs and upgrades. The Dabney Pool at Dayton’s Northwest Recreation Center closed in November 2017 for a $1.4 million renovation project. The pool reopened earlier this month. Built in the late 1970s, Dabney Pool had age-related issues like...

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The city of Dayton has reopened its largest indoor pool after shutting it down a year ago for repairs and upgrades. The Dabney Pool at Dayton’s Northwest Recreation Center closed in November 2017 for a $1.4 million renovation project. The pool reopened earlier this month. Built in the late 1970s, Dabney Pool had age-related issues like...
A developer transforming parts of Dayton has bought apartments in the heart of downtown
 A leading downtown Dayton developer has purchased a 26-year-old housing complex in a section of the Central Business District that could be in store for some new investments. Crawford-Hoying, one of the Water Street District developers, recently closed on the 166-unit Landing Apartments, which were developed and owned by McCormack Baron and...

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A leading downtown Dayton developer has purchased a 26-year-old housing complex in a section of the Central Business District that could be in store for some new investments. Crawford-Hoying, one of the Water Street District developers, recently closed on the 166-unit Landing Apartments, which were developed and owned by McCormack Baron and...
Dayton may use Israeli company to monitor comments on social media
 Dayton commissioners this week will decide whether to hire an Israeli company to monitor conversations on social media to help the city “better understand the community” and stop the spread of misinformation, city documents state. The city is considering paying Tel Aviv-based ZenCity $24,000 to monitor and collect communications...

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Dayton commissioners this week will decide whether to hire an Israeli company to monitor conversations on social media to help the city “better understand the community” and stop the spread of misinformation, city documents state. The city is considering paying Tel Aviv-based ZenCity $24,000 to monitor and collect communications...
Dayton Arcade buildings in developer’s hands
 The group redeveloping the Dayton Arcade has acquired eight of the complex’s nine properties, displaying confidence that its ambitious rehab plan will move forward. Acquisition of the real estate is a “big step” toward starting work on the more than $90 million first phase of the project, said Dave Williams, senior director...

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The group redeveloping the Dayton Arcade has acquired eight of the complex’s nine properties, displaying confidence that its ambitious rehab plan will move forward. Acquisition of the real estate is a “big step” toward starting work on the more than $90 million first phase of the project, said Dave Williams, senior director...
SEE: Cute kitties from Dayton Cat Fanciers Show
Scenes from The 2018 Dayton Cat Fanciers Show held at Bales Arena at 1321 Research Drive in Beavercreek on Saturday and Sunday. Dozens of felines competed to be best cat. The event for the first time had a feline agility course, featuring jumps, tunnels, weave poles and other obstacles. CORNELIUS FROLIK / STAFF

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Scenes from The 2018 Dayton Cat Fanciers Show held at Bales Arena at 1321 Research Drive in Beavercreek on Saturday and Sunday. Dozens of felines competed to be best cat. The event for the first time had a feline agility course, featuring jumps, tunnels, weave poles and other obstacles. CORNELIUS FROLIK / STAFF