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Dayton City Paper shutting down, writers say
 A Dayton newspaper that covered arts and entertainment in the Miami Valley did not publish its print edition on its regularly scheduled day this week. Several sources told us the publication was ceasing operations. TT Stern-Enzi, the Dayton City Paper’s longtime film critic, said the independent tabloid publisher Paul Noah told him...

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A Dayton newspaper that covered arts and entertainment in the Miami Valley did not publish its print edition on its regularly scheduled day this week. Several sources told us the publication was ceasing operations. TT Stern-Enzi, the Dayton City Paper’s longtime film critic, said the independent tabloid publisher Paul Noah told him...
Ribbon-cutting today for new cake shop/bakery near Austin Landing
 A ribbon-cutting and grand opening for the Dayton area’s newest specialty bakery are scheduled for today, Sept. 19. Representatives of the South Metro Regional Chamber of Commerce, the Miami Twp. Board of Trustees and Miami Twp. administrative staff will be on hand at 11 a.m. today for a ribbon-cutting and grand opening at ...

Posted: 8 hours ago

A ribbon-cutting and grand opening for the Dayton area’s newest specialty bakery are scheduled for today, Sept. 19. Representatives of the South Metro Regional Chamber of Commerce, the Miami Twp. Board of Trustees and Miami Twp. administrative staff will be on hand at 11 a.m. today for a ribbon-cutting and grand opening at ...
NEW DETAILS: Local coffee shop claims in lawsuit that ice cream shop sabotaged its business
 A lawsuit involving the owners of two former Fairborn businesses is escalating. The owner of the former Grind House Coffee & Tea Company shop has counter-sued the owners of the former Inside Scoop Ice Cream Shop, claiming they intentionally sabotaged his business. The counter-lawsuit was filed Friday as part of a Greene County Common Pleas...

Posted: a day ago

A lawsuit involving the owners of two former Fairborn businesses is escalating. The owner of the former Grind House Coffee & Tea Company shop has counter-sued the owners of the former Inside Scoop Ice Cream Shop, claiming they intentionally sabotaged his business. The counter-lawsuit was filed Friday as part of a Greene County Common Pleas...
Asian restaurant in Kettering closes after 10 years, will relocate
  An Asian restaurant that has operated in Kettering for nearly a decade has closed, but its owner, who helped introduce many in the Dayton area to Thai cuisine 14 years ago, says she intends to reopen a new restaurant two miles away in Dayton in early 2019. Siam Pad Thai — which has offered a variety of Thai dishes as well...

Posted: a day ago

 An Asian restaurant that has operated in Kettering for nearly a decade has closed, but its owner, who helped introduce many in the Dayton area to Thai cuisine 14 years ago, says she intends to reopen a new restaurant two miles away in Dayton in early 2019. Siam Pad Thai — which has offered a variety of Thai dishes as well...
Read Mark Fisher’s 2009 restaurant review of Siam Pad Thai
 SIAM PAD THAI: KETTERING SPOT OPENS WITH A BANG BY MARK FISHER STAFF WRITER KETTERING — It didn't take long for Pakawan "Fon" Christman to get just restless enough to want to get back into the restaurant business.    Christman helped introduce Thai cuisine to the Yummy Burger, a downtown Dayton diner, in 2004, then...

Posted: a day ago

SIAM PAD THAI: KETTERING SPOT OPENS WITH A BANG BY MARK FISHER STAFF WRITER KETTERING — It didn't take long for Pakawan "Fon" Christman to get just restless enough to want to get back into the restaurant business.    Christman helped introduce Thai cuisine to the Yummy Burger, a downtown Dayton diner, in 2004, then...
BREW NEWS: Washington Twp. brewery to host 1st anniversary party this weekend
 The only Dayton-area brewery to win multiple gold medals two months ago in the first-ever Ohio Craft Brewers Cup will celebrate its first anniversary this Sunday, Sept. 23. The anniversary party for Heavier Than Air Brewing Co. will be held from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday at the brewery and tap room at 497 Miamisburg-Centerville...

Posted: 2 days ago

The only Dayton-area brewery to win multiple gold medals two months ago in the first-ever Ohio Craft Brewers Cup will celebrate its first anniversary this Sunday, Sept. 23. The anniversary party for Heavier Than Air Brewing Co. will be held from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday at the brewery and tap room at 497 Miamisburg-Centerville...
Familiar face at the 2nd Street Market to retire at end of the year
 The man who has overseen the Five Rivers MetroParks 2nd Street Market for the last 16 years is proud of the sense of community that he sees every week in the market’s corridors, farmers market stands and other vendor spaces. “This market really reflects Dayton and the Midwest and our values,” Jimmy Harless said of the public...

Posted: 6 days ago

The man who has overseen the Five Rivers MetroParks 2nd Street Market for the last 16 years is proud of the sense of community that he sees every week in the market’s corridors, farmers market stands and other vendor spaces. “This market really reflects Dayton and the Midwest and our values,” Jimmy Harless said of the public...