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The owners of The Greene’s newest restaurant are quite familiar with the place. Here’s why. 

The owners of the new Pan-Asian restaurant called Ace Asian Cafe that is scheduled to open today, April 20 at The Greene Town Center are no strangers to the space: they owned and operated a restaurant at that very spot for more than two years.

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Charles and Michelle Yang oversaw an Asian restaurant at 4394 Juniper Way from December 2014 through March 2017, a spokesman for Ace Asian Cafe told this news outlet. Subsequent owners of Choe’s Asian Gourmet were evicted by The Greene’s management for non-payment of rent and fees in late 2017, and the restaurant has been closed while undergoing remodeling by the new, but also former, owners.

 >> RELATED: New snack shop coming to The Greene, but it’s no stranger to Dayton area

Also returning to the restaurant is the original sushi chef, known as Mr. Kim. In addition to sushi, the restaurant will offer Korean barbecue dishes along with a variety of Thai and Chinese options. Patio seating, a sushi bar, and a full cocktail, wine and beer list are also available.

>> 6 of the BEST places for Chinese food in Dayton

After today’s 11:30 a.m. opening, Ace Asian Cafe will be open seven days a week for lunch, afternoons and dinner.

>> ‘Too much competition’ forces Miamisburg restaurant to close

The Greene’s ownership filed a “forcible entry” lawsuit in Greene County Common Pleas Court in November 2017 against the late-2017 owners of Choe’s Asian Gourmet over missed rent and fee payments. Greene County Common Pleas Judge Michael Buckwalter ruled in December that the most recent owners of Choe’s Asian Gourmet restaurant had violated their lease agreement with The Greene and awarded the retail center full access to the property.

>> Raising Cane’s seeks to open restaurant across from The Greene

The action was taken after the restaurant’s operators failed to respond in a timely manner to the lawsuit, according to court documents. But after missing initial deadlines to respond to the lawsuit, the most recent owners of Choe’s in recent weeks have mounted a more robust defense. An attorney for the former owners is seeking to effectively reopen portions of the lawsuit, and challenging The Greene’s assertion that the owners owe nearly $400,000.

>> RELATED: Locally owned retailers helping attract shoppers to The Greene

The former manager of Choe’s Asian Gourmet told this news outlet in early 2018 that business had been slow late last year in part because foot traffic was down in the restaurant’s section of The Greene. She said she attempted to re-negotiate the terms of her lease but instead was ordered to vacate. She said some of the restaurant’s problems stemmed from a disgruntled former employee.

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>> White Castle wedding: Kettering couple wins contest, gets married

Tax day freebies and deals: When is tax day 2018, and what can I get for free?

Of all the days of the year, Tax Day is probably the one in which you could most use a break. And while taxes generally are not that fun, there is some good news amid the tax return blues. 

>> How to get a free frozen treat on Tax Day

Some nationwide chains are offering Tax Day “freebies,” deals and discounts to take the sting out of preparing those returns.

Below is an explanation of why tax day is April 17 this year, and a list of freebies and deals for the day and beyond.

>> PHOTOS: This church is for sale — and you’ve got to see the inside

When is tax day 2018?

April 15 is Tax Day most years, but since April 15 was on Sunday and Monday is Emancipation Day in Washington D.C. so federal employees are off, Tax Day falls on Tuesday.

>> ‘Too much competition’ forces Miamisburg restaurant to close

Emancipation Day marks the day the Compensated Emancipation Act was signed by President Abraham Lincoln. The act signaled the end of slavery in the city of Washington.

Tax Day means it’s the last day to file your 2017 taxes unless you file for an extension. 

>> New Asian restaurant to open at The Greene this week

What kind of freebies and deals are available for Tax Day?

Here’s a list of freebies and deals available Tuesday. 

Note: Some of the deals below will not be offered at every location, not every franchise honors the deals. Call ahead to your local restaurant to make sure they are honoring the offer.

Applebee's: It’s “Dollarita” time at Applebee’s. Get $1 margaritas through April 30. 

BJ’s Restaurant & Brewhouse: You can celebrate making it through Tax Day by getting a free Pizookie with a minimum purchase of $9.95 on Wednesday.

Captain D's: Get the $10.40 deal on Monday and Tuesday. The deal includes six pieces of its signature batter-dipped fish, one family side and six pups.

Chili’s: Get a $5 Cuervo Blue Margarita at participating locations on Tuesday.

Chuck E. Cheese’s: Buy a large cheese pizza Tuesday through Thursday, get one large cheese pizza free.

CicisWith a coupon get an adult buffet for $4.17 Tuesday.

Great American Cookies: Get a free Cookies & Cream Cookie Tuesday at participating locations. No purchase is necessary. 

Firehouse SubsUse this coupon for a free medium sub with purchase of a full-price medium or large sub, chips and a drink Tuesday through Thursday.

Hardee’s: Get a free sausage biscuits from 7 to 10 a.m. Tuesday at participating locations. Say “made from scratch,” when ordering.

Hooters: Through Tuesday, kids 12 and younger get a free kids meal with an adult purchase of $10 or more.

Kona Ice: It’s Kona Ice’s “Chill Out” Day. Look for the Kona truck during certain hours on Tuesday to get a free cup of tropical shaved ice. Click here to find participating locations and hours. 

Office Depot: Get up to five pounds of documents shredded free through April 28 at Office Max and Office Depot. Use this coupon.

P.F. Chang's: Get 15 percent off takeout orders Monday and Tuesday. Use the promo code TAXDAY for online orders and phone orders.

Piada Italian Street Food: Piada is offering free blackberry lemonades at all locations Tuesday.

Potbelly Sandwich Shop: The first 75,000 people to sign up for the Potbelly Perks loyalty program will get a free sandwich. If you are already a member, you can get a buy-one-get-one-free sandwich offer loaded to your account Tuesday. 

Quiznos: New and existing Toasty Points loyalty members get 10.40 percent off any purchase Tuesday. 

Schlotzsky’s: Tuesday get a free small original sandwich with the purchase of chips and a medium drink.

Sonic Drive-In: Get up to five half-price cheeseburgers Tuesday at participating locations. 

Staples: Get a pound of documents shredded for free at Staples through April 21. Use this coupon

White Castle: Through Tuesday, get 15 percent off any in-restaurant White Castle purchase.

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Are you a victim of tax-related ID theft? Here’s what to do.

7 tips for procrastinating taxpayers before the deadline

6 tax mistakes procrastinators make and how to avoid them

The ultimate beginner’s guide for filing your taxes 

11 ways to reduce next year’s tax bill 

JUST IN: New snack shop coming to The Greene, but it’s no stranger to Dayton area

A new snack shop that is no stranger to the Dayton area is coming to The Greene Town Center in Beavercreek, perhaps as early as this summer, a spokeswoman for The Greene said this afternoon.

>> TODAY: ‘Too much competition’ forces Miamisburg restaurant to close

Auntie Anne’s, an international pretzel-shop chain that operates a location in the Dayton Mall, has signed a lease and will move into the former Teavana space at 4450 Glengarry Drive on the development’s town square, the spokeswoman said. 

>> White Castle wedding: Kettering couple wins contest, gets married

The Dayton Mall Auntie Anne’s location opened in 2005, and plans to remain open, a manager of the store said today, April 16. 

>> PREVIOUS COVERAGE: New tenant found to replace store that closed at The Greene

Starbucks, which owns and operates the Teavana brand, is in the process of closing all 379 locations across the U.S., and shut down its store at The Greene about six weeks ago. 

>> Doordash responds after local restaurant owner slams the meal-delivery service

Auntie Anne’s was founded in Pennsylvania in 1988 and now operates more than 1,700 locations in 48 states and more than 25 countries.

Beyoncé — yes, THAT Beyoncé — is giving this local university $25K. Here's why.

A local university will be richer,  thanks to Queen Bey. 

Internationally-known singer Beyoncé announced today that she will give $25,000 each to Tuskegee University, Bethune-Cookman University, Xavier University of Louisiana and our very own Wilberforce University.

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The Homecoming Scholars Award Program for the 2018-2019 academic year is through Beyoncé’s  BeyGOOD initiative.

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>> These Daytonians are going to be immortalized in our city’s own Walk of Fame

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Here is the text of the announcement: 

Today, Beyoncé, through her BeyGOOD initiative, announces the four schools to receive the newly established Homecoming Scholars Award Program for the 2018-2019 academic year. The universities, Xavier, Wilberforce, Tuskegee and Bethune-Cookman, are all historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs). HBCUs are institutions of higher education in the United States that were established before the Civil Rights Act of 1964 with the intention of primarily serving the African-American community.  On Saturday, April 14, Beyoncé made history at the 2018 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival by becoming the first black woman to headline in the festival's 19-year run.    The jubilant set, housed on a pyramid stage with 150-plus cast members, dutifully in-sync, was the first time the icon returned to her home, the stage, in over one year.    The show, with its homage to excellence in education, was a celebration of the homecoming weekend experience, the highest display of college pride. The energy-filled production put the spotlight on art and culture, mixing the ancient and the modern, which resonated masterfully through the marching band, performance art, choir and dance. It was the impetus to mark her second scholarship program.    "We salute the rich legacy of historically black colleges and universities," states Ivy McGregor, director of Philanthropy and Corporate Relations at Parkwood Entertainment, which houses BeyGOOD. "We honor all institutions of higher learning for maintaining culture and creating environments for optimal learning, which expands dreams and the seas of possibilities for students."    One winner from each school will receive $25K for the 2018-2019 academic year for study in various fields. This is the second year for a scholars program created by Beyoncé.    The Formation Scholars Awards Program, a merit scholarship program was established in April 2017 in celebration of the one-year anniversary of LEMONADE, Beyoncé's critically-acclaimed and globally-lauded 2016 visual album. The Formation Scholars awards encouraged and supported young women who are bold, creative, conscious, confident and unafraid to think outside of the box.    The Homecoming Scholars Award Program for 2018-2019 will expand to all qualifying students at the four universities, regardless of gender. The disciplines will include literature, creative arts, African- American studies, science, education, business, communications, social sciences, computer science and engineering. All applicants must maintain a 3.5 GPA or above. All finalists and winners will be selected by the universities. Winners will be announced this summer.

These Daytonians are going to be immortalized in our city’s own Walk of Fame

A three-time Oscar nominee, a husband and wife crime fighting team, and the woman who gave Marvel’s “Black Panther” its eye-popping look are among the next class to be immortalized in the Dayton Region’s Walk of Fame.

>> Wright State grad plays pivotal role in much-anticipated Marvel movie 

The inductees will be celebrated at a luncheon on Thursday, Sept. 27 at the Sinclair College Conference Center, 444 W Third St. in Dayton. 

Tickets for the luncheon are available on the Dayton Walk of Fame website.

Individual tickets are $70. 

Inductees will be on hand during the Walk the Walk street party 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m in the Wright Dunbar Historic Business District May 18. 

The street party ends at 9 p.m. 

The Dayton Region’s Walk of Fame’s memorial stones are on West Third Street in the  business district between Broadway and Shannon streets and along William Street.  

>> RELATED: Daytonians who’ve made us proud

The 2018 honorees are: Hannah Beachler, Major General George R. CrookDr. Richard A. DeWallRobert C. Koepnick, Dayton police sgt. Lucius J. Rice and police officer Dora Burton Rice, and Julia Reichert

Below are their bios from the Dayton Region Walk of Fame. 

HANNAH BEACHLER (1971- )

Groundbreaking media production designer 

Hannah Beachler grew up in Centerville, Ohio, majored in fashion design as an undergraduate at the University of Cincinnati and then went back to school at Wright State University in 2005 to earn a B.F.A. from WSU’s Motion Pictures Program. She began working on films as a set dresser in small movies and horror films. Her talent and attention to detail quickly brought her assignments as a production designer. She won the Grand Jury Prize for Best Film for Fruitvale Station and the Audience Award for the Best Film at the Sundance Film Festival in 2013. In 2017 she was nominated for an Emmy and won the Art Directors Guild Award for Excellence in Production Design for a video for Beyoncé. Her most recent success came as the first-ever female black production designer for a Marvel film. That film, Black Panther, is breaking box office records and is one of the most talked about films of the season. She returns home to spend time at WSU talking to students about her career and mentoring many young filmmakers. 

 >> Emmy-award winner: ‘I am proud and grateful beyond words to be from Dayton’

MAJOR GENERAL GEORGE R. CROOK (1828-1890)

Leader in the U.S. military and civil rights activist 

George R. Crook was born and raised near Taylorsville, now a part of Huber Heights, Ohio. He graduated from West Point in 1892. He is recognized as a major figure in U.S. military and civil rights history. He had an active career in the Civil War capped by his Division causing General Robert E. Lee to surrender at Appomattox. He was an important commander in the Indian Wars that followed the Civil War. While serving as the Commander of the Department of the Platte in 1879, Crook arranged to have himself sued on behalf of the Ponca tribe. The case resulted in a major civil rights victory when Chief Standing Bear was recognized as a person under the law and therefore Native Americans were entitled to equal protection under U.S. law. Sioux Chief Red Cloud remarked after Crook’s passing that, “He, at least, never lied to us. His works gave us hope.” 

>> This local McDonald’s is getting a huge makeover -- and table service

DR. RICHARD A. DEWALL (1926-2016) 

Pioneer heart surgeon 

Dr. Richard DeWall came to Dayton in 1966 and spent 50 years of his life here. He is credited with inventing the first workable, portable heart-lung machine. Dr. Doug Talbott recruited him to Dayton, and Mrs. Virginia Kettering invited him to initiate an open-heart surgery program at Kettering Hospital, where he performed the first successful open-heart surgery in the area. He established the general surgery residency-training program, serving as its director from 1970-1976 and also acted as a consultant to the National Institutes of Health. The winner of many national and local awards, his proudest accomplishment was his role in the founding of Wright State University School of Medicine because he wrote the original proposal for what would become the medical school. He also helped establish the Wright State School of Medicine Foundation. He said, “With the bubble oxygenator (the name of his invention), you are dealing with maybe several hundred patients a year. With a medical school, when you get it expanded, you’re dealing with thousands.” 

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ROBERT C. KOEPNICK (1907-1997)

Nationally known sculptor, talented teacher 

Robert C. Koepnick, a native Daytonian, was born in 1907 and lived virtually all of his life in the Dayton Region. He was a sculptor of national reputation and maintained a studio in Lebanon, Ohio until shortly before his death. He was a prolific, versatile sculptor who worked in wood, bronze, stone, aluminum, and terra cotta. He studied with Carl Miles, the noted Swedish sculptor. He headed the sculpture department at the Dayton Art Institute for almost 30 years, with the exception of a five-year period during World War II when he worked for the Aeromedical Laboratory at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, helping to design gloves and oxygen masks that made it possible for pilots to fly at ever increasing altitudes. His works are displayed in many states, and he has exhibited in distinguished museums including the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Art Institute of Chicago, the National Academy of Design, and the Dayton Art Institute. At least 17 of his major works are displayed in Dayton. He once remarked that, to his amazement, “I really marked up this world.” 

>> HAVE YOU BEEN? This tavern just north of Dayton is a throwback favorite

POLICE SERGEANT LUCIUS J. RICE AND POLICEWOMAN DORA BURTON RICE (1876-1939; 1882-1940)

 Long serving pioneer Police officer and community activist policewoman 

In 1896, when he was 20, Sgt. Lucius Rice moved from North Carolina to Dayton where he met his future wife Dora, a first cousin of the renowned poet, Paul Laurence Dunbar. He served in the Ohio National Guard, distinguishing himself at Lake Erie in 1908 and winning government marksmanship medals. After being honorably discharged from the military, he was appointed to the Dayton Police Department. He became the second African-American man to serve on the Dayton police force and was one of the longest serving Dayton Police officers of the 20th century, serving more than 30 years. He was the first African-American lawman to be appointed a plainclothes detective. He was the first African-American in Dayton to become a police supervisor when he was promoted to sergeant in 1916. During his career, he served with distinction and sacrifice, often working 12-hour days, wounded twice, and then tragically lost his life in the line of duty in 1939. 

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Dora Rice first played the role of homemaker until her children were older when she became a community activist in her church, serving Wesleyan Methodist Church as treasurer for 20 years and as church organist for over 22 years. Then she chose to join her husband in law enforcement. In 1929 she was appointed to the Dayton Bureau of Policewomen, becoming the first African-American policewoman in Dayton. She served for 10 years before resigning for poor health and died six months after her husband was killed. Sgt. Rice is remembered by the Dayton Police History Foundation as a local legend and his wife as a civic activist and Dayton Police Woman. 

JULIA REICHERT (1946- )

Pioneering independent filmmaker and educator 

Julia Reichert, a graduate of Antioch, has been called the godmother of the American independent film movement. She is a three-time Oscar nominee. Her film Growing up Female was the first feature document of the modern Women’s Movement. Recently it was chosen for inclusion in the National Film Registry by the Library of Congress. One of her films (with Steven Bognar) premiered at Sundance and won the Primetime Emmy for Exceptional Merit in Nonfiction Filming. She writes, directs, and produces. She is a voting member of the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences and of the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences and a member of the advisory board of the Independent Feature Project. She is the co-founder of the New Day Films, a 42-year old social issue film distribution co-op, author of Doing it Yourself, the first book on self-distribution in independent film, a professor of motion pictures at Wright State University and a grandmother. 

 >> Why this local filmmaker win won a  $50,000 grant (January 20, 2016) 

JUST IN: Huge makeover for local McDonald’s restaurant includes table service

One of the Dayton area’s high-profile McDonald’s restaurants is poised to undergo a significant makeover — and will start offering table service — as part of the fast-food giant’s “Experience of the Future” initiative. 

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The renovations are coming soon at the McDonald’s location at 9228 Dayton-Lebanon Pike (Ohio 48) in Washington Twp. just south of Centerville. The exact timetable for the project has not been set, and although the restaurant will remain open during the renovations, there will be a three-week period in which the restaurant’s dining room will close while drive-through service will still be available, Phil Saken, spokesman for Dayton-area McDonald’s franchisees, told this news outlet via email.

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“This project will bring the McDonald's ‘Experience of the Future’ to customers at the Dayton-Lebanon Pike restaurant,” Saken said. “It will include ordering kiosks and table service, complemented by mobile order and pay with the option of curbside service outside.” 

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“What (McDonald’s franchise) owner/operator Debbie Wright is doing here is building a better McDonald's for her customers and investing in her community. These new features will enhance convenience and comfort for customers so that they can enjoy their McDonald's favorites on their terms. If all goes as planned (i.e. weather, etc.), customers should start enjoying these new features early this summer.”

>> Doordash responds after local restaurant owner slams the meal-delivery service

A building permit suggests the project could reach $500,000.  

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This decadent new breakfast item from Bob Evans makes us proud to be from Ohio

Last month, Bob Evans revealed its most Ohio-centric menu item yet— Buckeye hotcakes.

>>DOORDASH CONTROVERSY: customers, other restaurants weigh in

We snuck out of the Dayton.com office to try a stack of these peanut buttery, chocolate drizzled pancakes for lunch, and I am here to report that Bob Evans knocked it out of the park.

The pancakes come loaded with Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups, topped with Reese’s peanut butter sauce, powdered sugar and whipped topping on the side.

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Now, this is coming from a breakfast connoisseur who opts for a more savory bite. However, Bob’s Buckeye pancakes have all the richness you’d hope for in a sweet breakfast option, but yet wasn’t too much to where I felt like I needed a glass of milk with every other bite.

This next part took my meal to the next level. For only 80 cents, you can top your stack with a generous scoop of vanilla bean ice cream.

A four-stack of the new Buckeye hotcakes costs $7.49.

New restaurant in the works in Huber Heights

A new restaurant is gearing up to open in Huber Heights. 

The restaurant, Manhattan Pizza, Wings & More, is coming soon to 4980 Nebraska Ave., east of Brandt Pike (Ohio 201). 

Founder Shakhbazov Firuddin said the new restaurant will offer pizza, wings, calzones, salads and more for dine-in, pickup or delivery. Manhattan  Pizza will seat about 30, he said.

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Firuddin operated a pizza business in New York City for seven years before moving to the Dayton area. Plans call for opening in less than two months, the restaurant founder said.

>> DOORDASH CONTROVERSY: Customers, other restaurant owners weigh in on meal-delivery service

The developing restaurant has a Facebook page under the name “Manhattan Pizza&wings.”

>> The best patios in and around Dayton

The new pizza shop is around the corner and less than a third of a mile away from the Double Deuce Tavern, which opened two months ago, on Feb. 12, at 5186 Brandt Pike. 

>> New ‘Double Deuce’ tavern & pizzeria now open in Huber Heights

Brunch pizza? Yes, please. This Dayton-area restaurant is launching its own brunch tradition

Two food superpowers will soon be colliding in the best way possible. 

>> 9 of the best brunch spots in Dayton

Spinoza’s Gourmet Pizza & Salads in Beavercreek has announced they will be starting an entirely new kind of brunch tradition. Breakfast pizza will now be served every Sunday as a part of their 9th Anniversary Celebration. 

>> Local restaurant owner slams meal delivery service

Sunday Brunch at Spinoza’s will include breakfast pizza, rustic huevos tacos, house-made ricotta doughnuts and “world-class” Bloody Mary cocktails. Their regular menu will also be available.

>> The best Bloody Marys in Dayton

This Sunday will be the pizza restaurant’s inaugural brunch and to celebrate, they’re featuring live music by The Wing Walkers Band.

So it seems that leftover pizza for breakfast is a thing of the past -- at least at Spinoza’s. 

>> Meet the Dayton woman who transformed this former church into an artist’s dream

WANT TO GO?

WHAT: Sunday Brunch at Spinoza’s

WHEN:  Inaugural Brunch: 11 a.m.- 2 p.m. Sunday, April 15

WHERE: Spinoza’s, 2727 Fairfield Commons Blvd, BeavercreekINFO: Facebook

How to survive a heartbreak in Dayton

At one point or another, heartbreak hits every one of us. And while it’s completely okay to wallow in your own sadness, there comes a point where it’s time to get back out there -- not necessarily to date again, but to start healing your mind, body and spirit.

>> Dayton gets ‘wild’ props after landing on National Geographic list

Luckily for you, Dayton has plenty of ways to help you pick yourself up after a brutal breakup. 

1. Meet some “nontoxic” singles at Toxic Brew Company’s Monday Mixer Night

Even if you don’t feel ready to dive back into the sea of single fish, going to events like a mixer can help you remember how fun it is to meet new people and put your best foot forward. Toxic’s mixer happens on the last Monday of every month from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. Not to mention, Moscow Mules are only $5 until 9 p.m. Liquid courage, my friends.

INFO: Facebook

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2. Belt Beyonce’s “Single Ladies” at Blind Bob’s karaoke night

Taking on a Wednesday karaoke night at Blind Bob’s with a group of your best friends is a perfect way to — literally — shake off some of those heavy feelings that have been weighing you down. You can sing the blues with Amy Winehouse, or slay with a Backstreet Boys throwback to remember that one time you got over your high school romance in two weeks flat. You’ve still got it! 

INFO: blindbobs.com

>> Local restaurant owner slams meal delivery service

3. Climb back to the top of your game at Urban Krag

You never know when that cute stranger who just helped you belay, could turn into your new bae. Trying a new hobby like rock climbing is a sure way to make fun new memories that only create space between your present life, and the awful break up that you never want to think about ever again. Urban Krag Climbing Center is an especially sweet deal for the ladies of Dayton, as every Thursday night is Ladies Night and day passes are only $10. 

INFO: urbankrag.com

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4. Work on your inner peace

Breakups can be one of the best opportunities to get to know yourself all over again. Yoga and meditation classes are excellent for rediscovering all the things you love about yourself. Because there is SO much to love! Dayton is all about getting flexible, and there are plenty of different styles and yoga studios to choose from. Regularly attending a yoga class can also introduce you to a handful of new friends you might have a lot in common with. Here’s some of the most popular stops for Dayton yoga:

-Hot Yoga Dayton

-Ignite Yoga Dayton

-Indigo Yoga

-Speakeasy Yoga

-Ashtanga Yoga Dayton

5. Get some fresh air until you just don’t care

We were just named one of ten cities with the most green space by National Geographic because there are TONS of options for getting out into nature and letting the fresh air clear your mind. Not to mention, a day-hike can be a great excuse to invite a new romantic interest without the pressure of a super formal date. Between all of our MetroParks, waterfalls and gardens, we’re actually kind of spoiled. If you need some ideas, check out our guide to the best places to hike in the Dayton-area.

6. Shop until you drop (your ex) 

We know that material items won’t fill that hole you feel in your heart right now. However, letting yourself go on a relaxing day trip of shopping in the Oregon District and other local shops is a fun way to pick up a few nick-knacks that can add new vibes to your space and closet. Supporting local businesses can also make you feel more connected to your community, which is always a positive when you’re starting a new chapter. Here are eight boutiques in the Oregon District and nearby that we love.

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