Dayton, Ohio’s Historic Huffman District

Dayton, Ohio’s Huffman Historic Area is a historic Inner East neighbourhood, located just a mile or so east of downtown. Its borders are roughly 3rd Street to the north and 5th Street to the south, running west to east between Terry Street to Linden Avenue. Be sure to walk, bike, or drive down June, Ringgold,…

Germantown; Mud Lick Whiskey and Covered Bridges

Germantown, Ohio is about 15 miles southwest of Dayton, in area called Twin Creek Valley of the German Township. After defending my beloved southwestern Ohio against endless jokes and well wishes to “have fun in the corn field” I actually found myself in a literal corn field. Imagine that. See, this part of Ohio is…

Newport, Kentucky & its Famous Levee

Newport was the largest city in Kentucky by the early 1900s, though it is often grouped together with Covington and Cincinnati as far as attractions and resources, since all three cities stretch along the Ohio and the Licking Rivers. Newport is in both the Upland South and Bluegrass geographic regions of the US, though widely…

Mission: Best Biscuits & Gravy in Dayton, Ohio

I recently spent a week in Dayton, Ohio on a mission to find the best local biscuits and gravy. There is no elaborate backstory, except that I am originally from the area, I have been craving B&G, and my normal schedule does not allow me to indulge in my love of old breakfast diners too…