Rock stars, new lunch spots, old scooter stores

Some Wayne Avenue good news- The South Park Tavern is now open for lunch daily. Same great Pizza Factory pizza- plus some new subs that you can’t get anywhere else. I’ve only tried one so far- but, head on over and check things out. 1301 Wayne Ave. While we’re talking about the Tavern- from the Read More

Gas prices got you down? Solutions to our oil addiction

Gas shot up this week because another country with a huge spread between its haves and its have nots decided to try to equalize things by having a little revolution. Libya produces around 2% of the world’s oil- and very little of it reaches the U.S.- but, we’re going to pay, and pay, and pay. Read More

The life and death of a small Dayton business

UPDATE MAR 2011-apparently it cost more to go bankrupt than to keep the doors open- and Motoscooto is back in business. The vultures descended on Motoscooto yesterday. After a 2-year run, the small, independent scooter store auctioned off the remaining inventory online- and will be no more. The small former gas station on Wayne has Read More

Lust for a big wheel

When I was little- we had tricycles with a big wheel in the front with a direct drive pedal system (no chain)- and we sat up above it, with two little wheels in the back. The frame was metal, the wheels were rubber. About fourth grade- a new kind of tricycle came out. It was Read More

The 50cc answer to dependence on foreign oil

And then frustration set in. Local business man Jason Liff started Motoscooto on Wayne Avenue at the height of gas prices- and since then, prices have been dropping steadily- as unemployment has gone up. His selection of quality scooters has improved- adding the Genuine Scooter brand and CFMoto to a line up of LinHai and Read More

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