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At least 1 person hospitalized after shooting in Dayton

DAYTON — At least one person was hospitalized after being shot in Dayton early Wednesday morning, according to the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office. >>Lawrence PD: ‘We are extremely proud of our officers’ work;’ Butler Twp. shooting suspect in custody. Crews responded to the 100 block...
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15 events you should check out in Dayton this weekend

Outdoor activities from themed festivals to summer concerts dominate this weekend’s entertainment options. The long-running Germanfest Picnic in Historic St. Anne’s Hill is among the popular attractions, but Daytonians can also attend newer events like the Dayton Potato Festival at Courthouse Square or choose from about a dozen music offerings at Rose Music Center, Fraze Pavilion and Levitt Pavilion.
Urbana Citizen

Scramblin’ for bacon

Anna Selvaggio of Urbana holds on tightly to her portly prize during Sunday night’s Pig Scramble at the Champaign County Fair. Samantha Wolf of Mechanicsburg nudges her pig to the winner’s circle during Sunday night’s Pig Scramble at the grandstand.
Cincinnati CityBeat

Review: Ripple Wine Bar Brings Approachable Elegance to Covington

Tucked along a row of storefronts on Pike Street in Covington, Ripple Wine Bar has such an unassuming presence that you could easily miss it. I discovered it only last winter, and after a quick stop for wine and appetizers at the bar I became an instant fan. Recently, I returned with several friends to experience a full evening of the place’s food and drink.

TJ Chumps celebrates 20th anniversary in the Miami Valley

A family-friendly sports restaurant that first opened its doors in Miamisburg and expanded to several other cities in the Dayton area is celebrating its 20th anniversary this month. TJ Chumps, founded by Terry Brill and Jim Dunn in 2002, has become a go-to spot for lovers of ribs, salmon, burgers...

Tent camping ON the Miami River!

Have you ever tent camped on a river? Troy, Ohio offers the first and only camping experience called Float Troy. With the Miami River weaving its way through Troy Ohio, Float Troy is anchored at the beautiful park, Treasure Island, and what a treasure it can be! You can rent a tent for a night or the weekend. Rental come with a raft that you can use throughout your stay and the roomy tent can sleep up to four(we recommend a family; two adults and two kids). Our favorite time was taking our raft downstream at night to see the courthouse and bridge lite up. Troy, Ohio offers so many unique places to eat. We will be returning for the Agave & Rye tacos and drinks, they were epic!!

Blossom Juicy Bar opens fifth location in Dayton area

Blossom Juicy Bar, a bubble tea shop with multiple locations across the Dayton area, has opened its fifth location at 2607 Wilmington Pike. “We opened our new location in hopes of reaching more people in the suburbs, so they would not have to go so far out to the mall or other areas to grab bubble tea,” said Oliver Santos, store manager at the new shop.
Daily Advocate

20 dogs adopted at Open House

GREENVILLE — The Darke County Animal Shelter, 5066 County Home Rd, Greenville., hosted an open house Saturday from noon to 3 p.m. The event provided vaccinations and microchipping for dogs and cats by Dr. Gerber with Green Lawn Animal Clinic, free food and drinks donated by Winners Meats in Greenville, Ketering Locker Service in New Madison, Eikenberry’s in Greenville, and Rural King Greenville location, and a selection of 25 plus vendors.

Englewood cafe offering lemonade flights for non-coffee drinkers

Cafe 19 in Englewood is taking coffee flights to the next level by offering a special flight for non-coffee drinkers 🍋. “We started our lemonade flights as an option for non-coffee drinkers,” said Cafe 19 co-owner Dillon Allen. “We have had several people who have come through with groups to try our flights, but they don’t like coffee. So, this was our solution for those who still want to be involved.”
Daily Advocate

Happy 99th birthday Helen North

Helen North celebrated her 99th birthday on July 8, 2022. She was able to celebrate both the week before and after; she received many cards, visits from family and friends, phone calls and flowers. Thank you to everyone who helped her celebrate. A family party was also held and that was her favorite way to celebrate with everyone. She has four daughters, Imocaryl Livingston, Linda (Steve) Price, Melody Julian, and Rhonda (Carl) Fair. Helen also has one granddaughter and 9 grandsons, 11 great granddaughters and 6 great grandsons. Helen you are one in a million to your family! Peace and blessings to you as you celebrate your 99 years on your trip around the sun! Happy Birthday, Helen!

Piroshky Piroshky Returns to the Midwest

Piroshky Piroshky is celebrating its 30th anniversary by traveling across the United States, and as luck would have it, the Seattle bakery has a stop in the Queen City on August 16. Founded at the historic Pike Place Market, this Eastern European-inspired bakery has been offering hand-crafted sweet and savory...

Coffee with a purpose, Ohio's Coffee Hub making an impact with delicious coffee and acts of service.

I met a group of fellow art lovers, at a new location. The Beavercreek, Ohio Coffee Hub at 3375 Dayton-Xenia road. We set up our art supplies on the picnic table shaded by trees, next to the Coffee Hub. I noticed a few people had went inside the coffee shop to get drinks, before I arrived. I started on my art project and made conversation. While my sculpture was drying, I thought I would go indoors and check out the Coffee Hub.