How do you turn a dying city into a vibrant metropolis? For one thing, you could make it easier for people to start businesses downtown. I am very excited about these Pop-Up Shops in Downtown Dayton as a method to revitalize our city. There is a great article in Dayton Most Metro describing [...]
- Eric Ryan + Adam Lowry, Cofounders of Method, The Method Method
To this weary worker, the ideals espoused in The Method Method of a modern workplace seem dreamy and farfetched. Reading Ryan and Lowry’s [...]
There is nothing in the world I that I enjoy more than shopping. I mean, shopping counts as cardio! (especially after a few cups of coffee). The best shopping I get to do is at local stores and boutiques.
Basho is just such a local boutique – specializing in graphic, [...]
Something about living in an old Dayton house (built 1914) makes me more interested than ever about Dayton history. I recently picked up A History of The Barney & Smith Car Company of Dayton, Ohio (written in March of 1911) at the library and after 20 pages or so realized that they were [...]
**Rose Nails appears to be closed as of March 2013**
For people who get their nails done only for special occasions, it is important that the environment of the salon be relaxing and serene – beautiful fountains, lush greenery, maybe a chandelier or two… But for those of us who [...]
If you’ve been reading my blog for any length of time, you may have noticed that I seem to be interested in finding what I should do with my life. I seek out inspirational stories of people who defied the odds and pursued their dreams hoping that somehow I’ll get a contact high [...]
I noticed while driving to my grandmother’s house that the quaint Pretty Nails had a new sign and balloons but on closer inspection, I noticed that the name had changed as well – to Lexington Nail Spa. Earlier this week I went ahead and tried it, not expecting much based on the name. To my [...]
Welcome!I love Dayton, I've lived here for all of my 26 years and don't plan on settling anywhere else. I started this blog as a way to showcase the best of Dayton (as seen through my perspective) and also to share some of the things that occupy space in my mind, namely beauty, home decor, quotes, and various aspects of my life.