Hara should be the new fairgrounds, run by MetroParks and the Convention and Visitors bureau

It’s time to stop playing around with the fairgrounds relocation. The first clue should have been when Hamvention moved to Greene County. The second should have been when a local pro-sports franchise decided to sit out a season. Dayton built a really nice stadium for the Dragons and gave it away for 20 years. The Read More

How we contributed to Hamvention leaving Dayton (post from the future)

Here we are sitting in 2014 (or maybe earlier) scratching our head after Hamvention is not coming to Dayton. While many may say “who cares”- local hotels, restaurants, car rental businesses, strip clubs- and of course the people who own Hara Arena are all watching their income drop. But- it’s only one weekend a year Read More