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Whaley finally announces development plans for West Dayton

In an early morning announcement, Dayton Mayor Nan Whaley unveils her plan to revitalize West Dayton, promising to bring life back to several large failed city projects on the west side. “I’m glad to announce that the City of Dayton has been selected as one of the cannabis grow operators by the State of Ohio  Read More

New plans for the Dayton Arcade leaked

The sudden abandonment of the Fairgrounds project by Miller Valentine left many scratching their heads, especially when their new project, the Dayton Arcade is a project that’s been floundering for almost 30 years. An anonymous source says Miller Valentine and the city are busy lobbying to grant a limited gambling license to the Arcade for, Read More

Esrati.com to shut down, Esrati to work for Dayton Daily News

Dayton Daily News Editor in Chief,  Jana Collier, made me an offer I couldn’t refuse: get paid to investigate local political backroom deals. Starting today, I’ll be the new editor for the special investigative MetroGov desk. Collier said it was becoming obvious that most of her reporters were depending on Esrati.com for leads on stories, Read More