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Fans ready for Country Concert 22

FORT LORAMIE — Country Concert (CC) 22 starts next week on July 6, and new and returning fans all have a unique story to tell about their experiences and what they are looking forward to during the long weekend event. The Sidney Daily News asked fans to tell their...

“Did not serve a proper public purpose;” Springfield Metropolitan Housing Authority officials fined

SPRINGFIELD — Springfield Metropolitan Housing Authority officials were issued a $966 recovery Thursday due for late fees on bills paid after their due dates. The current and former Authority directors received fines after an audit of the 2021 fiscal year, as the inquiry discovered 20 late fees made to vendors in response to past-due payments.

Roosters in Beavercreek expected to open by mid-July

A new Roosters restaurant is expected to open soon in the Dayton area. Roosters Beavercreek, located at 2430 N. Fairfield Road where Primanti Bros. Restaurant and Bar was previously housed, is expected to open by mid-July. “We are hoping third week of July at the latest,” said Ben Bateman, general...

Whit’s Frozen Custard: UD grad transforms Centerville gas station into retro restaurant

Customers at Whit’s Frozen Custard’s newest Ohio location can enjoy frozen desserts in a 1950s-style dining area or take them outside on a large outdoor patio. Whit’s Frozen Custard business operator Jeffrey Neace said he came up with the idea for the business at 199 N. Main St. in April 2020 as he drove past the former site of a Ritter’s Frozen Custard on Ohio 48.
Bellefontaine Examiner

Picnic fare by the fountain

Bellefontaine Citizen’s Police Academy Alumni member Jody Tom, right, serves up food for city residents Jefferson Bello and his daughter Natalie-Anne, 6, Wednesday afternoon at the Bellefontaine Police Department’s Downtown Business Appreciation Cookout, offering free lunchtime fare of brats and burgers, chips and water to area employees and families by the Logan County Courthouse fountain. Behind them at the left, Lt. Chris Marlow mans the grill for the event. (EXAMINER PHOTO | MANDY LOEHR)

Area restaurants are starting to see a rise in customers, but not workers; How they are coping

DAYTON — Local restaurants are saying they are seeing more and more customers, but many businesses can’t say the same about workers. “We’ve been gradually gaining customers back ... it’s a slow and study kind of rise back,” Liz Valenti, executive chef of Wheat Penny Oven and Bar said. We’re only open five days a week still as opposed to seven days but we’re hanging in there and we’re just being optimistic that the pandemic is truly over.”

PATIO OF THE WEEK: Eudora Brewing Company a great spot for large groups

Celebrating summer and the uptick of outdoor dining, will spotlight restaurant patios across the Miami Valley on a weekly basis. Kettering’s Eudora Brewing Company bills itself as “Dayton’s only brewery, taproom, kitchen and brew-your-own facility.”. It should include something about its massive patio as part of...
Sidney Daily News

A special barber pole

Downtown Barbershop owner Andrew Steenrod, of Sidney, puts the bottom back onto his barber pole on Wednesday, June 29. About once a year the pole stops turning and Steenrod has to open it up to add some oil to loosen it back up. The pole uses an electrically powered magnet to rotate. Steenrod believes the pole to be about 60 years old. Steenrod was given the pole by James Theis, who owned a barbershop in downtown Sidney that was located next to The Spot according to Steenrod. Steenrod said Theis cut his hair when he was a kid.

Fairborn boutique moving to The Mall at Fairfield Commons

Mirabella Boutique announced on its Facebook page that the women’s fashion and accessory store is moving to The Mall at Fairfield Commons in August. “This is a bittersweet moment for us as we have loved doing business in historic downtown Fairborn for the last 7 years,” the post said. “We will miss our neighbors tremendously!”

GET ACTIVE: Fitness Full Circle offers fun, free classes at Dayton Arcade

Yoga, Pilates, barre, high intensity interval training (HIIT) or Swerk – or, better yet, all of the above. The Rotunda Summer Fitness Program “Fitness Full Circle” will offer a wide variety of fitness classes free of charge on Wednesdays in July and August in the Dayton Arcade rotunda. Fitness Full Circle – sponsored by Friends of the Dayton Arcade, The Hub Powered by PNC, and BLC Entertainment – gets underway on Wednesday, July 6 with classes held weekly from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. through August 31.

July 4th Weekend Travel: Check your flight status

DAYTON — If you’re flying anywhere this July 4th weekend, check the airports for flight information before you leave and before you plan to return home. News Center 7′s Brandon Lewis reports that the good news, at least at Dayton International Airport, is that there have been no canceled flights in the past 24 hours, according to

City Barbeque Review - Beavercreek Location

Lolo's Pulled Pork Sandwich at City BarbequeMikey Chlanda, author. So we’re on an adventure - we’re day-tripping (well, 2 days, so strictly speaking, not a day trip) to Yellow Springs. On the drive up we had a few errands to run in Beavercreek. I wanted to go to Flying Pizza, but my girlfriend held out for City Barbeque. Guess who won.