This afternoon's visit by the Budweiser Clydesdales hitch team took place despite this morning's wet weather. A spokesman for Heidelberg Distributing had said the visit was weather-dependent, but the rain ceased at about the same time as the Clydesdales arrived at 1 p.m.
In addition to The Pine Club — where the Anheuser-Busch promotional team re-enacted a photo taken 70 years ago in the same spot — the Clydesdales team visited Buffalo Wild Wings, Milano's Pizza & Subs, Timothy's and a Sunoco convenience store and gas station, all located in a two-block stretch in the 1800-1900 blocks of Brown Street.
The Budweiser Clydesdales’ “Hitch Schedule” called for the horse team to come to Cincinnati Tuesday in conjunction with the Thursday opening day of the Cincinnati Reds, although that game has been pushed back a day because of rain in the forecast. The horse team will be in southwest Ohio through April 3.
Mark Fisher, a 1981 graduate of Ohio State University and a 1976 graduate of Beavercreek High School, is a third-generation Dayton-area resident who has worked for the Dayton Daily News since 1983. He covered higher education and K-12 education accountability issues for nearly 20 years before taking over the food and dining beat in 2006.