October 2007

Why is it page 1 when closing and page 8 when opening?

The Dayton Daily News might be the number one reason for Dayton’s low self-esteem. After all, when a restaurant closes, it’s front page news, but when it reopens under new management- it’s buried on page 8. Iconic restaurant to reopen, reinvented, as The Brunch Club The Breakfast Club Cafe — a breakfast-and-lunch mainstay at South Read More

Rehabarama is alive in South Park- free home tours

For the last year, 2 developers have been buying up old, dilapidated homes in the South Park Historic District of Dayton Ohio. They’ve been working like crazy the last three months getting the houses ready for Rehabarama- the showcase of renovated homes. This is the second time we’ve hosted Rehabarama in our neighborhood- the first Read More

How to add cops on the street- cheap

Trying to get the Dayton Police Department to write traffic tickets like Oakwood or Kettering is like trying to get a candidate to run against the machine here- ain’t going to happen. So- instead of having real cops stand outside with laser detectors- why not use: Idea City: Marketing – Advertising – Culture The New Read More

Cheeseheads know hockey. You can too.

Next weekend- Oct 12-13, 07, The Lefty Mcfadden College Hockey Invitational comes back to the Nutter Center. College hockey at it’s best- with the 06 champion Wisconsin Badgers coming to town and bringing their fans. With the Dayton Bombers going to the Kelley Cup Finals last season, and this line up for the Lefty- it’s Read More

Ballpark Village now stealing tenants from Downtown

Someone in City Hall must have flunked basic math. Spending money to move jobs from one office tower to a new office building doesn’t equal more revenue. In fact, all it does is piss off the property owners of the tower- who have been dutifully paying the Downtown Dayton Partnership a tax premium to help Read More