Dayton Daily News had a story two weeks ago about Beavercreek being ranked the No. 1 Dayton-area suburb by Niche. Here are the top seven reasons why Beavercreek is No. 1. 
Photo: Ty Greenlees
Photo: Ty Greenlees

5 local things to know Monday

A list of the happiest cities was released with Dayton and Cincinnati claiming four spots in the top 20. The list was created using information about restaurants, crime rate, commute, departure time, income, divorce rate and housing.

2. Stephen Colbert gives shout-out to Dayton

Reporter Amelia Robinson saw Stephen Colbert at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland taping a segment for his show, and he gave Dayton a big shout-out. The Late Show with Stephen Colbert airs weekdays at 11:30 p.m. on WHIO Channel 7.

Stephen Colbert gives Dayton a shout-out.

3. What to know before your next swim

Local health departments are responsible for ensuring state standards are met to stop swimmers from drowning, getting burned or poisoned from pool chemicals. There are nearly 260 public pools, spas and spraygrounds in Butler County.

4. Weather for the week

A messy commute is expected in the morning with Showers and storms moving through the area.

Graphic by Storm Center 7 Meteorologist Brett Collar

5. 3 things to do in Dayton today

David Liebe Hart

Blind Bob's Bar in the Oregon District, Dayton

David Liebe Hart, best known for this time on Adult Swim’s Tim & Eric Awesome Show, Great Job!, will be at Blind Bob’s tonight at 8. Ticket price: $10.

Crafty Cards

Snyder Park Clubhouse is hosting card-making class at 1900 Park Street in Springfield. The $12 fee covers all supplies and instructions to complete four projects. Pre-registration required.

Oregon Express

File photo by LISA POWELL / STAFF

Every Monday, Oregon Express at 336 E. 5th St. in Dayton has pizza that is 25% off from 5 to 10 p.m.

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