2016 was a year for the books in Dayton, and we’ve got photographic proof.
Here are the year’s top galleries for your viewing pleasure.
10.) TEDxDayton 2016
One of Dayton’s most inspiring events continues to deliver. Here are some highlights from the idea exchange.
A community engagement initiative that was born at the UpDayton Summit, it brought together people from all neighborhoods and walks of life to break break and share conversation.
A new hotel opened in Yellow Springs this year (it’s also the only one in town). Spoiler alert: it’s beautiful (that porch, though!).
We took a look inside the long-vacant building and found something pretty cool: an old wooden roller rink on the top floor.
Beer is one of Dayton’s favorite pastimes, and the city has more unique brews to offer than ever before. It’s no surprise this is one of the most popular festivals.
4.) Art Ball 2015
It may have been last year’s event, but there’s nothing “last year” about the Art Ball.
It’s captured the minds, hearts and conversation of many Daytonians. Here’s a look at the Arcade’s storied history -- and some joyful scenes from its heyday.
2.) Art Ball 2016
It bears repeating that the Art Ball is hands-down one of the most fabulous events, with some of the most spectacular red carpet scenes in town.
The Oregon District knows how to throw a party -- and Dayton knows how to do Halloween.