Dayton Magazine

Category : April 2020

April 2020Business

Growing the Economy

Troy Chamber of Commerce celebrates the businesses that enhance quality of lifeKarla Hollencamp The Troy Chamber of Commerce is doing its best to remain relevant. And with the number of businesses that have joined as members increasing to 442, an 11% increase since 2014, that strategy appears to be working. “We are on a high [...]

April 2020Community

A Better Dayton

Commission heads up multiple efforts to guide recovery efforts and improve the region’s futureKevin Michell As the planning organization for Montgomery County and several neighboring ones, the Miami Valley Regional Planning Commission is one of the parties responsible for aiding development through a wide swath of southwest Ohio. That responsibility takes on many forms, ranging [...]

April 2020

The View Finder

Dayton photographer Andy Snow an icon in Dayton for four decadesKarla Hollencamp Andy Snow is a photographer whose point of view is informed both by his love of math and his study of philosophy. “They are both about logic,” he says, when asked where the two intersect. That combination explains why his technical skills are so [...]

April 2020

Starting From Scratch

Sweeney’s Seafood uses fresh ingredients to create flavorful featuresEric Spangler Using fresh ingredients is the key to great food in the restaurant business, says Lisa Long, general manager and one of the owners of Sweeney’s Seafood Bar & Grill at 28 W. Franklin St. in Centerville. “Fresh ingredients are the only way to go,” she [...]

April 2020

Spirit of Charlotte Culp

The widowed entrepreneur persevered to create a lasting, tasty legacyLeo Deluca The dawn of the 20th century was a remarkable time in Dayton. On Oct. 5, 1905, Wilbur Wright shattered the brothers’ previous flying records at Huffman Prairie Flying Field; Charles Kettering’s automobile starter motor debuted on the 1912 Cadillac; and National Cash Register founder John [...]

April 2020

Soaring Through the Summer

Chaminade Julienne Catholic High School’s summer camps provide diverse activities and experiencesKevin Michell Update from Chaminade Julienne's website: "As we join with everyone in the statewide and national effort of staying at home amidst the impact of COVID-19, we also look forward to the time when families can resume activities for their children outside of the [...]

April 2020

Keep Rowing

The Greater Dayton Rowing Association forging ahead with plans for new facilityBeth Langefels When the cold winter winds blow the last thing most Daytonians think about is rowing. But with easy access to five rivers the Miami Valley is actually perfect for the sport. Jim Wall knows this well. He picked up the sport of [...]

April 2020

Growing the Economy

Troy Chamber of Commerce celebrates the businesses that enhance quality of lifeKarla Hollencamp The Troy Chamber of Commerce is doing its best to remain relevant. And with the number of businesses that have joined as members increasing to 442, an 11% increase since 2014, that strategy appears to be working. “We are on a high [...]