As many as 30,000 people attended the summer and fall Urban Nights events, which included activities, deals and tours of businesses and attractions downtown as well as in the Oregon District and Wright Dunbar neighborhoods.
Photo: HANDOUT
Photo: HANDOUT

5 local things to know Monday

Ohio’s most exciting cities have been ranked, and there were five local cities that made it into the top 50. The criteria for this list: nightlife per capita, live music venues per capita, active life options per capita, fast food restaurants per capita, percentage of restaurants that are not fast food, the percentage of residents aged 18 to 34 and population density.

2. Keeping older planes in the air

A workforce of around 3,000 people from across the country are working to maintain and modernize more than 2,000 aircraft on the Fighters and Bombers Directorate at Wright-Patterson, according to Brig. Gen. Michael J. Schmidt.

Models of Air Force aircraft, like this B-1B Lancer, adorn the courtyards of management offices on Area B for the Fighters and Bombers Directorate, Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, Air Force Materiel Command, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base. TY GREENLEES / STAFF

3. Weather for the week

Today is going to be hot and humid with a heat index greater than 90 degrees along with expected showers and storms. Tuesday will bring relief from the heat with temperatures in the middle to upper 80s and sunny skies.

Graphic by Storm Center 7 Meteorologist Brett Collar

4. Xenia developer seeks funding

Plans to build a family-friendly entertainment center in the former Fulmer’s grocery in Xenia have been delayed while the new developer seeks funding. The Xenia resident and owner of the project has made adjustments to the plans, including a miniature golf course, a small bowling alley and bumper cars.

5. 3 things to do in Dayton today

Art from trash

The Rosewood Arts Centre

Art with Trash at Camp Rosewood located at the Rosewood Art Centre will teach kids tips and techniques for creating cool projects from recycled materials. It starts today at 9 a.m.

Homearama 2016: Touring Edition

Here is your chance to check out 10 beautiful homes scattered throughout the Miami Valley. Home are open today from 5 to 8 p.m. with tickets available online for $12 or at local Kroger stores.

Ohio’s Resistance to Slavery

The Dayton Metro Library. File Photo.

Come listen to the story of Dayton’s anti-slavery movement at the Dayton Metro Library tonight from 6:30 to 8 p.m. This is a free event.

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