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Published: Friday, May 19, 2017 @ 8:18 AM
Updated: Monday, September 11, 2017 @ 6:00 AM
— An Oakwood restaurant is making progress toward opening a second location at the Mall at Fairfield Commons in Beavercreek.
>> BEST OF DAYTON: Liberty Reuben from Flyboys Deli wins best sandwich
Flyboys Deli co-founder Steve Crandall said the new location at the Mall at Fairfield Commons is now projected to open in early November.
"It's moving slowly, but we are very excited for the opening," Crandall said.
ORIGINAL STORY (May 19, 2017):
Flyboys Deli at 2515 Far Hills Ave. in Oakwood applied for a state license Wednesday to serve alcohol for a potential new restaurant at the Beavercreek mall.
Reached this morning, May 19, Flyboys Deli co-owner Steve Crandall acknowledged the plans but told this news outlet that he did not want to comment in detail because he does not yet have a signed lease for the second location.
“This would be a second location for us,” Crandall said. If all goes well, “We plan to be outside the mall with BJs, Chuys, Bravo, Fusian and MELT,” he said.
Crandall and his wife Eunice Kim opened Flyboys Deli in January 2013.
The Oakwood restaurant evokes a New York-style deli, with a design and decor that celebrate Dayton’s aviation heritage and its history as a cradle of invention.
Crandall is a retired U.S. Air Force colonel; he and his wife moved to the Dayton area from Maryland in 2010. Eunice Kim spent 10 years as owner or manager of delis in Maryland and Washington, D.C. area prior to coming to Dayton, and she served as manager for about a month of Flyboys Deli’s predecessor, Cooper’s Deli.
Flyboy’s Deli was a reader favorite in Dayton.com’s Best of 2016 Best of Dayton, winning the online vote for “Best Deli,” “Best Place for a Business Lunch,” “Best Sandwich” (for its Liberty Reuben) and “Best Secret Menu Item” (for its Philly Beer Cheesesteak). And it placed second in “Friendliest Staff/Best Customer Service.”
Published: Saturday, March 24, 2018 @ 5:37 AM
Updated: Saturday, March 24, 2018 @ 4:05 PM
— A Winter Weather Advisory in effect until 11 p.m. in Butler County.
Tonight: Snow will continue to fall southwest of the Dayton area this evening. Butler County, especially, could see heavy snowfall, Storm Center 7 Meteorologist Brett Collar said. A couple of inches of snow accumulation will be possible by the time all is said and done this evening. Overnight clouds will begin to break as temperatures drop into the middle 20s.
Sunday: Mostly sunny skies return to finish the weekend. It’ll be a nicer day but still a little cool with highs in the middle, maybe upper 40s.
Monday: We get back into the lower to middle 50s with a few more clouds expected.
Tuesday: The chance for rain returns under cloudy skies. Highs will be in the middle to upper 50s.
Wednesday: A few more showers are possible with highs near 60 degrees.
Published: Saturday, March 24, 2018 @ 10:10 AM
— The list of Dayton-area establishments scoring statewide and national shout-outs just grew by one: A downtown Dayton coffee shop has been singled out by the national foodie-magazine Food & Wine as serving the “Best Coffee in Ohio.”
>>BEST IN DAYTON: Your Food & Dining winners from 2017
In an article posted yesterday, March 23, entitled “The Best Coffee in Every State,” Food & Wine identified Press Coffee Bar, located at 257 Wayne Ave. in the Oregon District, as its choice for best coffee in the state, ahead of runners-up mentioned from the Cleveland, Cincinnati and Youngstown areas.
Here’s what the magazine had to say about Press:
“Industry vet Brett Barker launched this near-perfect spot in Dayton’s historic Oregon neighborhood as a showcase for his favorite roasters, eventually bringing things in-house, with the founding of Wood Burl Coffee. The switch-over made a terrific café a proper destination—one of the most studiously attentive to detail you will find in the state.”
Published: Saturday, March 24, 2018 @ 7:57 PM
— Killer Mike has been outspoken about several social issues, including equality, racism and police brutality. Now he’s speaking up about gun ownership.
In a recent NRATV interview, the Atlanta rapper defended the Second Amendment and challenged anti-gun protesters amid March for Our Lives, the nationwide demonstrations for stricter gun laws.
“You’re not woke! You can’t continue to be the lackey,” he told NRATV host Colion Noir. “You’re a lackey of the progressive movement, because you’ve never disagreed with the people who tell you what to do.”
He also criticized National Walkout Day, where thousands of students across the country walked out of their classrooms as a protest against gun violence following the Parkland High shooting in Florida.
“I told my kids on the school walkout: ‘I love you. If you walk out that school, walk out my house,’” the artist said. “We are a gun-owning family. We are a family where my sister farms. We are a family where we'll fish, we'll hunt. But we are not a family that jumps on every single thing an ally of ours does because some stuff we just don't agree with.”
He also discussed what he teaches his children about gun control.
“I'm very pro-Second Amendment, this is why,” he said. “And before you say, ‘What about the children,’ my daughter goes to Savannah State University. There was also a shooting on that campus. Talked to my wife and daughter after that, the decision was we're gonna go to Savannah, she's gonna get a gun and train more.”
Take a look at the clip below.
Published: Saturday, March 24, 2018 @ 5:18 PM
BEAVERCREEK — Beavercreek police took to social media to help identify two theft suspects who make off with more than $4,000 in merchandise from an AT&T store.
The two men entered the store at approximately 6:15 p.m. March 21 and stole iPhones and notepads, according to a Facebook post.
Both suspects are described as men in their early 20s wearing black hooded sweatshirts. One was wearing black jeans as well, and the second man had a hoodie with the letters “LB” on the back who also was wearing red Jordan shoes and khakis, police said.
Anyone with information is urged to contact detective John Bondy at 937-427-5520.