3 restaurants that closed in December

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Tipp o??€™ the Town Family Restaurant to close Dec. 31.

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The Dayton restaurant scene was as busy as ever this December.

Although we gave you the good news first, this month was not without its losses.

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As the pizza and donut wars in our area rage on, the ever-competitive Dayton restaurant market claimed its next two victims.

Even more shocking, we saw a restaurant that’s been a mainstay to its community for nearly 30 years, shut down.

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Here are the 3 restaurants that closed in our area during December:

🍩District 6 Donuts

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District 6 Donuts, a custom donut shop at 6 Oakwood Ave. in Oakwood, announced its closure in a Facebook post. The business has been open less than a year as it had its grand opening on June 1.

>>MORE: Local donut shop closes for good

District 6 was founded by retired Dayton police officer Bill Parsons and his sister, Kellie Tomlinson. Customers could choose their own toppings and drizzles.

>>DONUT WARS: Oakwood shop shuts down amid increasing competition

Two weeks after District 6 opened in June, Duck Donuts — which has a serving concept very similar to that of District 6 — announced it would open its first of multiple Dayton-area doughnut shops on Brown Street at Stewart Street near the entrance to the University of Dayton.

>>NEW: ‘Duck Donuts’ shop near UD is now open

🍕 Papa Murphy’s Take & Bake Pizza

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The Papa Murphy’s Take & Bake Pizza shop in Beavercreek, which shut down Dec. 7. MARK FISHER/STAFF

The Papa Murphy’s Take & Bake Pizza shop in Beavercreek, which shut down Dec. 7. MARK FISHER/STAFF

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The Papa Murphy’s Take & Bake Pizza shop in Beavercreek, which shut down Dec. 7. MARK FISHER/STAFF

Papa Murphy’s Take & Bake Pizza at 1195 N. Fairfield Road north of U.S. 35 has closed.

Here’s the text of the note taped to the entrance: “STORE CLOSED — Corporate closed this store because we wouldn’t spend $140,000 for new floors, POS (point of sale) system, new ceiling and new make line. This would have been money WASTED!!”

>>FULL STORY: Local pizza shop shuts down abruptly, lashes out at ‘corporate’

🍴 The Tipp o’ the Town Family Restaurant

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Tipp o’ the Town will shut its doors Dec. 31. Photo from Facebook

Tipp o’ the Town will shut its doors Dec. 31. Photo from Facebook

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Tipp o’ the Town will shut its doors Dec. 31. Photo from Facebook

The Tipp o’ the Town Family Restaurant has been a community mainstay for more than 29 years at 1150 W. Main St. right off I-75. But its owner, Paul Loubier, is retiring, and the restaurant is scheduled to close its doors at 3 p.m. Dec. 31.

There’s a chance the restaurant could reopen under the same name and new ownership sometime early next year.

>>NEW DETAILS: Tipp City restaurant to shut its doors after 29 years

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