Urban Nights Shows Off the Best of Downtown Living

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Dayton’s biggest and best street party has returned at last. Urban Nights, the semi-annual celebration of Downtown Dayton, kicks off Friday, September 12 at 5 pm.  This free event showcases everything downtown has to offer that makes urban living so special, including Dayton’s best dining, shopping, and arts and entertainment venues. Over 30,000 people from all over the Miami Valley …

Walkability A Key Feature for Urban and Suburban Communities

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Urban dwellers already know what their suburban neighbors are beginning to rediscover. The key lifestyle feature of the twenty-first century is walkability. Walkability means having all the necessities of life within a convenient walk from your front door. It’s an important concept in sustainable urban design, requiring the integration of safe sidewalks and footpaths, as well as a solid mix …

Dayton Dragons: Our Downtown Gem

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A community is made up of its people. The way to build a strong community is to bring its people together. Food, sports, and entertainment are the three most popular draws of attendance for special events. The Dayton Dragons Minor League baseball team offers Dayton families all three. When then-City Commissioner Tony Capizzi first suggested being proactive about revitalizing downtown …

Everyone Loves Ice Cream

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By Bronwyn Graham-Duteil Sales Representative at The Cottages of Yankee Trace A big part of life at The Highlands and Cottages of Yankee Trace is our social interaction!  The Social Committee plans quarterly events such as carry ins, an Italian Dinner and Game Night, and the Memorial Day Weekend BBQ. Residents were  excited when summer rolled around to our most recent get together. …

Dayton Arts Scene Offers Something For Everyone

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Dayton’s arts scene is vibrant and contemporary, with visual and performance offerings to please arts lovers of all ages. Residents at Patterson Place and Rubicon Square are just steps from world class music, art, theatre, ballet and dramatic performance. Here is a snapshot of the best Dayton has to offer: The Victoria Theatre Association, in partnership with the Arts Center …

Biking To Work An Idea Whose Time Has Come

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Did you know that Dayton has been designated a Bronze Level Bicycle Friendly Community by the League of American Bicyclists? Their national rating system evaluates miles of trails, accessibility, difficulty, and other features for cyclists.  In 2012 Dayton made Bicycling Magazine’s list of Top 50 Bike-Friendly Cities. RiverScape MetroPark is positioned at the center of over 330 miles of connected …

Dayton Area Celebrations Make The Fourth Truly Glorious

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Whether you live south of town in the Centerville and Washington Township area, or closer to the heart of downtown, Dayton offers plenty of activities to help you celebrate Independence Day. If you’re a south of towner like residents of The Cottages and Twin Lakes West, the fun begins on Thursday evening. The 2014 Summer Concert Series, presented by the …

Why Building Your New Dream Home is Easier Than You Think

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If you find the idea of building your next home a bit intimidating, you’re not alone. Luckily, Simms Development has helped literally thousands of home buyers navigate this surprisingly simple process for over 50 years. Relax. We’re here for you. I took a highly unscientific survey of a few of our home owners, as well as our awesome sales team, …

Welcome to 63 Grady Court

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Rubicon Square, tucked away in the Fairgrounds District of Downtown Dayton, is a perfect example of successful urban infill development. Charlie Simms worked closely with city planners and the Rubicon Neighborhood Association to develop attractive townhomes with exterior styling that mirrors the look and feel of this historic district. Only fourteen townhomes have been planned; eight have already been sold. …

New Home Financing May Be Easier Than You Think!

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If you’ve found the home of your dreams, congratulations! This is one of the most important purchasing decisions of your life, and it takes time and research to make the best choice for you and your family. So, now that you know where you want to live, you need to figure out how to make it happen. What’s the best …