Lisa Powell, Dayton Daily News

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Recent articles by Lisa:

Dayton funk pioneers honored with historical marker

Troutman Sounds Labs, part of Dayton’s funk legacy, has been honored with an Ohio historical marker. → Read More

Meet the man who’s been grilling up delicious wings, ribs and fish at Courthouse Square

Courtland's Mobile Grill is a Dayton food truck favorite. → Read More

‘Golden age of aviation’ on display this weekend during WACO Vintage Fly-In

The 24th annual WACO Vintage Fly-In, a weekend of fun for the entire family, kicks off Friday, Sept. 18, in Troy, Ohio. Plane rides, fun activities for children, and a corvette car show are part of the three-day event. → Read More

Breakup letter gangster John Dillinger wrote to Dayton woman to be sold at auction

The breakup letter gangster John Dillinger wrote to the Dayton woman he loved, Mary Longnacker, is up for bid on Saturday, Sept. 12, 2020. → Read More

New skincare business comes to Oakwood

A new skin care business, O.I. Aesthetics, opens in Oakwood, Ohio → Read More

Daytonian of the Week lets her artwork ‘tell the story it wants to communicate’

Dayton artist Amy Kollar Anderson is Daytonian of the Week. → Read More

Get a free Graeter’s cone and support childhood cancer research

Graeter’s Ice Cream will host its annual Cones for the Cure Campaign Sept. 10-20, 2020. App users can get a free ice cream cone. → Read More

10 Dayton food trucks you should know

Ten Dayton area food trucks you should know including T's Heavenly Taste, The Pizza Bandit, Billie Gold Bubble Tea, Dayton Urban BBQ, Family Bean Coffee Truck, Momma'z Boyz, Underdogs Mobile, El Meson, Soca Food Truck and Purely Sweet Bakery. → Read More

Week in editorial cartoons: Republican National Convention, Jacob Blake and more

The nation’s editorial cartoonists had plenty to say this week about the Republican National Convention, the shooting of James Blake and more. Click through the photos above to see what the cartoonists had to say. Then click on the cards below for more popular Journal-News photo galleries. → Read More

New mural paints the history of the Dayton Fire Department in comic book style

A new mural will tell the history of the Dayton Fire Department with a unique twist – each segment will be painted in vintage comic book style. Dayton Fire Fighters Local 136 has teamed up with mural artist Tiffany Clark to create a 20-panel mural along Buckeye Street between Main and Warren streets. → Read More

Purely Sweet Bakery: ‘Treat truck’ is loaded with tempting baked goods you won’t believe are gluten free

Purely Sweet Bakery food truck specializes in gluten free, vegan, keto and paleo baked goods. It also provides its sweet treats to grocery stores and markets around the region. → Read More

WORTH THE DRIVE: Charming covered bridges offer a trip back in time

To discover the oldest covered bridge in Ohio – along with seven others – take a trip to Preble County. → Read More

Dayton’s Martin Sheen, Allison Janney and Rob Lowe will reunite for a special episode of ‘The West Wing’

The cast of “The West Wing” -- including Dayton’s own Martin Sheen, Allison Janey and Rob Lowe -- will reunite for an episode of the political drama to air on HBO Max in the fall of 2020. → Read More

Soca food truck: Caribbean comfort food blends spices with culture

Shafton Greene and his brother, Ricardo Modeste, were born in Trinidad and Tobago and have incorporated their heritage into the food they serve on the Soca food truck. → Read More

‘DAYcation’ ideas to relax and recharge close to home

During the pandemic, plan on a "Daycation' to relax at home close to Dayton with ideas from the Dayton Convention & Visitors Bureau. → Read More

Dayton marched for suffrage: ‘I hope I shall not die before the American women are emancipated’

In honor of the centennial celebration of the 19th Amendment, we share the biggest moments from the Dayton suffrage movement documented in Dayton newspapers. → Read More

Despite the pandemic, two beloved festivals report a fantastic weekend

Two long-time area festivals known for fun and food reinvented themselves for the pandemic and had a weekend of great success, according to organizers of the Dayton Germanfest Picnic Lite and Versailles Poultry Days. → Read More

The bids are virtual this year for The Contemporary Dayton’s Annual Art Auction

The Contemporary Dayton’s 26th Annual Art Auction will go virtual for 2020. → Read More

Kissing, crying and cheering: 75 years ago, Dayton celebrated the end of World War II

When Dayton learned World War II ended on Aug. 14, 1945, citizens celebrated in the streets. → Read More

El Meson: A fleet of trucks takes delectable dishes on the road

El Meson, the popular West Carrollton restaurant, has six food trucks serving up some of its favorite dishes and margaritas. → Read More