Dayton Daily News Thursday, January 5, 2012 Idea People: A Conversation with Carli Dixon I am seeing signs all over town of people choosing to act, with a vision and a passion, to manifest what they want to see in their community. Dayton artist, entrepreneur and community activist Carli Dixon has been working for several [...]
Step back in time in an 1894 Victorian double, decked out for the Holidays. Join creative South Park neighbor and Proprietress of Remember When Antiques, Cheryl Grillmeier, whose shop is filled with an array of unique decorations, architecturals, antiques, collectibles, and home decor for gifts.
You’ll be inspired with decoration ideas for your own home, when you see the stunning mantels, whimsical trees and the sparkling tree trims made from antique chandelier glass. It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas on Wayne Avenue.
(Lay-away is available as are very attractive prices–special discounts to South Park residents!) Enjoy the sights, sounds and scents of your favorite memories of the season. Look forward to warm, friendly service and yuletide refreshments. Address: 1111 Wayne Ave, Phone: 222-7005.
Native South Park girl-makes-good Theresa Gasper has had quite an impact on the neighborhood that five generations of her family have called home. Where some people might make their fortune, leave and never look back, Theresa has done quite the opposite. She found a way to use her means to a positive end by buying and rehabbing [...]
Most neighbors enjoy the short walk from their front door to Brown Street, the business district near the University of Dayton, to enjoy the impressive variety of coffee shops, pubs and cafes. They will enjoy it even more in the future!
The City of Dayton has accepted a $950,000 federal grant to begin to turn the area into a pedestrian friendly thoroughfare with bike lanes, more trees and less traffic congestion. You can read the entire article in the Dayton Daily News. The improvements are part of a plan to bring businesses to the area, as an incubator of aerospace technology jobs.
City officials have a vision of the Brown/Warren street corridor as a place to work, eat and play–and with South Park immediately adjacent, it becomes a wonderful work-live-eat-play proposition. As if we weren’t already living in a great location!
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.