Greater Downtown Dayton Plan

WYSO Curious
6:30 pm
Tue November 18, 2014

Will There Ever Be An Opportunity For Another Grocery Store Downtown? WYSO Curious Looks Ahead

Kroger in Huber Heights. Experts say if customers show they are willing to drive a few miles to a suburban location, it takes away the incentive for chains to build in limited downtown space.
Credit Nicholas Eckhart / Flickr/Creative Commons

There’s a lot going on in downtown Dayton: in some ways, it’s growing. Housing is being built or redeveloped, and small retail and restaurant businesses are taking root. In other ways, it’s struggling, with around a 30 percent vacancy rate for office buildings and a high rate of tax delinquency, including in some high-profile empty buildings like the Arcade.

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Around the Miami Valley
9:09 am
Mon June 4, 2012

Project To Enhance Dayton's Riverfront Raises Nearly $4 Million

The Downtown Dayton Partnership announced that its signature initiative is almost fully funded. The River Run Project has raised 3.8 million dollars from both public and private sector donors. The project is the next phase of development at RiverScape MetroPark, which aims to create a regional downtown destination. It includes the removal of a dam that’s considered dangerous and the construction of two boulder-like structures that along the Great Miami River.

Around the Miami Valley
12:45 pm
Fri March 23, 2012

What's Great in Dayton: March 23 - 29, 2012

Harriet Quimby

Have you seen the huge daffodil farm? It is in Oakwood. Find Ridgeway Road and Peach Orchard ….it is a little north. Absolutely amazing and gorgeous!

The Dayton Philharmonic is doing Home City Stars. The trumpet guy is doing a musical interpretation of that poem by T.S.Eliot, The Hollow Men and Scott Stoney will recite the text.

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Around the Miami Valley
12:45 pm
Fri February 17, 2012

What's Great in Dayton: February 17 - 23, 2012

Peace on Fifth, one of the Activated Spaces holiday pop-up shops

This weekend is The Great Backyard Bird Count when bird watchers of all ages are counting birds. They are creating a real-time snapshot of where the birds are across the continent. Anyone can participate and it takes as little as 15 minutes on one day…It’s free, fun, and easy—and it helps the birds.

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