The annual Historic South Park Easter egg hunt on the Park Drive Boulevard drew dozens upon dozens of children and their parents in search of eggs filled with candy and prizes on March 30,2013. Thanks to the efforts of the social committee lead by Abby Reed, those in search of eggs or prizes weren’t disappointed. [...]
Architect and South Park resident Matt Sauer helps kick off a Dayton Daily News series on architecture in and around Dayton by sharing his thoughts on one of Dayton’s overlooked architectural treasures.
“When This Cruel War is Over” is the theme of the 2012 South Park Woodland Cemetery Memorial Day walk. We will mark the graves of South Park residents who shared the common thread of lives disrupted–for better or worse–by war. Included are a Civil War veteran pensioned for war injuries, a family whose German Bible [...]
South Park couldn’t be prouder of our very own Brent Johnson and Joshua Stuckey, for all they’ve done to revive and promote the neighborhood, for their successful ventures that have added hugely to the City’s vibrancy and for their AIDS philanthropy. Their energy and creativity have been a bright spot for many years now, as has their belief in the potential of Dayton.
So we are delighted to share the news that their renowned and successful salon, Square One, which they run with partner Doug Henderson, is expanding into Columbus and adding 20 new jobs to the region! And, we hasten to add, many of their employees also live in Dayton historic districts!
They set an inspiring example for the rest of us who are considering investing, or are currently investing, in downtown and creating business models based on unique experiences and outstanding service, that succeed beautifully.
Here’s the article in the Dayton Business Journal.
Children gather candy-filled eggs and meet the Easter Bunny on the South Park Boulevard, Saturday, April 3rd. A little rain in the morning didn’t deter a large crowd of parents and children with baskets and spring fever. At high noon, kids lined up excitedly on the sidewalk, whooping and shouting, until they were given the signal to dash across the [...]
South Park resident Kathy Bossong is an emergency room nurse at Miami Valley Hospital. She is also a member of DMAT OH5, a US Government sponsored disaster medical assistance team, one of 106 in the US. The team has responded to hurricanes Francis, Katrina and Ike. This is the story of her and the team’s first international response. Teams [...]
September finds Shakespeare in South Park. Two years ago, the Bard of Avon was at the Gazebo with Much Ado About Nothing. Last year, he was in the South Park Green, with A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Fairies, Athenians and an enthusiastic crowd enjoyed the late summer weather in South Park Green, a cozy hillside park with [...]
It is easy to see that the Goeke family is happy with their recent move to Historic South Park. Jeff and Katie greet me with big welcoming smiles as warm as their beautifully restored hardwood floors in their home on Bradford St. Within moments we are chatting about recent events in our lives like old [...]