Published by City Guru on Jan 14, 2013
Finding something family friendly to do in Dayton, OH this winter is a breeze. No matter whether your family is filled with science or history buffs, or you prefer sports activities, Dayton is the perfect location for a winter getaway.
Published by Whitney Bell on Jun 17, 2012
On street fair day, you can take what you might not normally see in an Ohio small town, multiply that by one million, and that is the best way I can describe the Yellow Springs Street Fair.
Published by Whitney Bell on Jun 01, 2012
A concert by the river, a good-old, full day of country and the always entertaining open mic nite.
A parade with pride, a festival with fruit, and a Broadway blockbuster musical.
Published by Whitney Bell on May 25, 2012
From a classic musical about love and war to a four-piece with Dayton roots. And who knew you could catch a Jazz Jam every Sunday night in Dayton?
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Dayton, OH (also known as the Gem City) is one of the largest cities in Ohio with a population of nearly 150,000. Its central location not only in the country, but in the heart of the manufacturing industry, makes it one of the most important logistical centers in the United States. Just north of Cincinnati, Dayton has a history of aviation dating back to the Wright brothers and continuing on through to the modern Wright Patterson Air Force Base. This mix of industry and innovation has lead to many important inventions being created in and around the city.
Dayton is also noted for its dedication to art and culture. Home the Dayton Art Institute and other arts centers, Dayton consistantly ranks at the top of metropolitan areas for fine art. This also ties into Dayton's large tourism economy, which is notable because of its aviation centers. The National Museum of the United States Air Force is a major tourist destination and it contains the National Aviation Hall of Fame.