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Cincinnati Streaming Services Online | Photo by Jessica Fugett | The Wright State Guardian

Dayton’s Not Dead: How to get out of the house without leaving the house

Coronavirus has forced everyone into their homes during the transition away from winter, in which most people have already been suffering through cabin fever.

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Wandering Griffin | Photo by Jessica Fugett | The Wright State Guardian

Local restaurants are closed but still keeping people fed

After Gov. Mike DeWine ordered all bars and restaurants to close on March 15, companies began to scramble for ways to stay afloat and to help the community in a time of need.

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Tejas | Photo by Jessica Fugett | The Wright State Guardian

Dayton’s Not Dead: TEJAS & the gallery

Driving past K12 Gallery and Teen Educational and Joint Adult Studio (TEJAS) has drivers questioning the story behind the vibrant art displayed proudly on the building.

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Staycation Ideas | Photo by Daniel Delgado | The Wright State Guardian

Ten ways to staycation in Dayton for spring break

Spring break is among Wright State University students, but not everyone has the chance to take an extravagant trip out of state for the week-long break.

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Rebel Rebel Tattoo | Photo by Jessica Fugett | The Wright State Guardian

Dayton’s Not Dead: Rebel Rebel Tattoo

In the heart of the Historic Oregon District sits Rebel Rebel Tattoo. Owners Josh Wilson and Robbie Bauer had been tattooing together for around 10 years before opening the popular location.

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Gem City Sober Bar | Photo provided by Whitney Brewer Photography

Dayton’s Not Dead: Gem City SoberBar

Gem City SoberBar started as a vision of a community center from Kristen Domke. Two years later, Domke’s plans have come to fruition as the business plans for upcoming events.

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Dayton’s Not Dead: V-Day in the Miami Valley

No matter how you want to celebrate love day, with a significant other, with friends or by yourself, there are plenty of options for celebrating in Dayton.

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Cake, Hope & Love | Photo by Jessica Fugett | The Wright State Guardian

Dayton’s Not Dead: Cake, Hope, and Love

Cake, Hope, and Love have been around since the days of Myspace. The majority of Cake, Hope, and Love’s orders book online, now through Facebook and email.

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Kai Yoga Studio | Photo by Jessica Fugett | The Wright State Guardian

Dayton’s Not Dead: Kai Yoga Studio

A yoga studio sits on the edge of town in downtown Fairborn, owned by Cate Brinnon. Brinnon purchased the building in 2018; the previous owner had the studio since 2012.

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The City Coffeehouse | Photo by Jessica Fugett | The Wright State Guardian

Dayton’s Not Dead: City Coffeehouse

“We’ve seen some really cool relationships flourish just from people coming in,” said Williams. “We fell in love with coffee because of what it does. It’s a conversation starter, it’s soothing, it allows people to come together.”

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