It’s all in how the Dayton Daily writes a headline

Have to hand it to the pessimists at the Dayton Daily News, all news is bad news— if it can be.

The headline for this story is a prime example:

Downtown Dayton restaurant closes, will relocate on Salem Ave. | Taste: Dayton food and restaurants

Mary Ann’s Southern Kitchen and Catering has closed its downtown Dayton restaurant and will relocate in a few weeks to the former CJ’s Country Morning Pancake House at 3651 Salem Ave. in Harrison Twp., Mary Ann’s co-owner Ann Person said this morning, March 27.

via Downtown Dayton restaurant closes, will relocate on Salem Ave. | Taste: Dayton food and restaurants.

Not only can the negative disappear, the headline can be shorter and more accurate with a simple re-write:

Downtown Dayton restaurant to relocate on Salem Ave.

How hard was that?

The only thing that’s closed in this town are the minds of the people at the Dayton Daily Pessimist.

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