Monthly Archives: July 2016

2016 Point of Interest on the Tour!!!

Want to check out the 2016 Tour de Dayton “Points of Interest” on the tour this year?

Check out the details about the great variety of Art, Cultural, Historical, Recreational, Architectural, Service and local business places listed below we will be visiting during this year’s Tour de Dayton while riding through the South East Dayton Neighborhoods of: (University Park, Shroyer Park, Patterson Park, Belmont & Walnut Hills).


This year’s tour features: 3 Women Owned/founded/operated businesses!!!


(Woman Founded) Esther Price Candies – (Celebrating 90 Years of homegrown Dayton Candy making Excellence!) Featuring Samples & Candy making process video for the visitors!

1709 Wayne Avenue Dayton, OH 45410 Phone: (937) 253-2121 Fax: (937) 253-6034

Hours: Mon. – Fri. 8:00am – 5:30pm Sat: 9:00am – 5:00pm


(Historical) Daytons Original Dairy Queen – (Dayton’s 1st & original building/location since the 1948) featuring original historical store memorabilia

1042 Shroyer Road Dayton Ohio 45419



(Artistic Community Recreation) Jane Newcome Park – (Named after 1st Child born in history of Dayton) A Beautiful neighborhood park renovation by the Patterson Park Neighborhood Association featuring incredible Giant Artistic Murals!

Located directly on the new Dayton Kettering Corridor Bike Trail

See Video Clip Link below


(Woman Owned) Patterson Road Art GalleryFemale Owner/Artist Christy Jennewein (She’s showing her own eclectic array of mixed abstract paintings and embellished furniture with a few consignment artists thrown into the mix, offers classes for those interested in embellishing furniture of their own in a intimate setting that shows off her furniture and several unique works.)

WHAT: Patterson Road Art Gallery, Owner/Artist Christy Jennewein

WHERE: 1025 Patterson Road     WHEN: Open Wednesdays – Saturdays

HOURS: Noon to 6 p.m.     INFO: 937-313-9883

Check out this news article link


(Landmark Historical Architectural & Cultural Gem) Belmont United Methodist Church – (One of the Belmont Neighborhood’s Crown Jewels for Historic Church Designs, Interior & Exterior Architecture, Craftsmanship & Community Worship & other Services)

2701 S. Smithville Road Dayton Ohio 45420

Pastor Randy Coleman 937.254.1788 Email Pastor Randy- Email Susan, Admin. Assistant –

Link Below


(Artistic) Truth & Triumph Tattoo “Belmont Location” – (One the nation’s Top recognized Tattoo Artist businesses check out the webisodes on their site and find out more!!!) Open an issue of INKED, INTERNATIONAL TATTOO, TATTOO REVUE, SKIN ART, PRICK, as well as many other titles, you’ll see an editorial on these guys, an advertisement, or maybe a featured photo somewhere in the issue. These guys are everywhere, and when it comes to tattooing, these guys are on a bold mission to tattoo any and everyone! Contact us today and find out what the buzz is all about! )

613 Watervilet Ave, Dayton Ohio 45420 (937)-258-1410

Monday – Closed, Tue – Sat 12 – 7pm, Sunday 12-7pm

Check out Links below



(Local Neighborhood Food) Angie’s Firehouse Tavern – (Local Neighborhood Bar & Grille restaurant containing “Old Firehouse Ambiance” & great historic firehouse memorabilia!)

703 Watervilet Ave Dayton Ohio 45420  (937)-252-5125

Check out the Facebook Link below


(Health & Fitness) Lohrey Recreation Center – (City of Dayton Recreation Center & Poole located in Belmont Park)

2366 Glenarm Avenue Dayton Ohio 45420

Note (Official Free Healthy Snack location for all Tour de Dayton participating cyclist)

Check out the link below


(Natural Wetland & Boardwalk) Woodman Fen(Five Rivers Metroparks Wildlife Conservation Area “Daytons only Fen!” ) This 33-acre natural area contains a rare groundwater-fed wetland known as a fen. Fens contain thick deposits of peat and support many rare and usual plants, birds and various wildlife. A 1,800-foot ADA accessible boardwalk snakes around the wetland and keeps your feet dry as you walk and observe this natural wonder.

2409 Newcastle Drive Dayton Ohio 45420

Park Hours Apr. 1 – Oct. 31, 8 AM – 10 PM                Nov. 1 – Mar. 31, 8 AM – 8 PM Closed Christmas and New Year’s Day

Check out the links below


(Woman Business) Kenzies K-9 Design – Pet Grooming – (Designer Pet grooming service)

3417 Wayne Ave Dayton Ohio 45420      937-252-9077

Checkout the Facebook Link


(City Service) FireStation/House Engine #15 – (City of Dayton Fire Station & EMS located in Walnut Hills serving the South East Dayton Neighborhoods)

2801 Wayne Ave Dayton Ohio 45420 (937)-333-4500



(National Historic Register) Ohmer Park House(House listed in National Register of Historic Places in Dayton Ohio/Walnut Hills October 16th 1974) Originally known as the NICHOLAS OHMER HOUSE, 1350 Creighton Avenue. This elegant Victorian home was built in 1864 by leading Dayton businessman, civic leader and horticulturist Nicholas Ohmer. The area surrounding the house was subdivided for residential development in 1889 and called Ohmer Park Ohmer descendants continued to occupy the house until 1990 when it was purchased by  Robert and Lola Signom, who restored this elegant city landmark to its original grandeur. The house was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1974.

1350 Creighton Ave Dayton Ohio 45420

Check out the Links


(Culture)-Gar Drolma Buddhist Center

Gar Drolma Buddhist Center was founded in 2002 by His Eminence Garchen Rinpoche, a high lama in the Drikung Kagyu lineage of Tibetan Buddhism. The center has authentic Buddhist teachers, both in residence and visiting, who represent a pure and unbroken lineage of Buddhist training.

Our community center is dedicated to sharing and sustaining Buddhist teachings and practices, through the unbroken lineage of Drikung Kagyu teachers—and visiting teachers from other lineages as well. Our doors are open to all who seek a deeper, truer, more significant experience of life—from the general public to Buddhist practitioners of all levels.

1329 Creighton Ave. Dayton, OH 45420 | Directions (937) 252-2220



(Recreation & Scenic City Views) Walnut Hills Park – WALNUT HILLS PARK, between Wayne and Buchanan Avenues, was established in  1926 as a municipal park by the City of Dayton. It offers a spectacular view of Dayton and the surrounding area from a recently constructed viewing platform and stage.

2350 Wayne Ave Dayton Ohio 45420 & 300-346 Buchanan Ave



(Historical & Natural) Woodlawn Cemetery – Is one of the oldest “garden” cemeteries in the United States. Woodland was incorporated in 1842 by John Whitten Van Cleve, the first male child born in Dayton. Its Romanesque gateway, chapel and office, completed in 1889, are on the National Register of Historic Places. The chapel has one of the finest original Tiffany windows in the country.

Cemetery Gates Open Daily All Season 8:00 AM        937-228-3221

Check out the links for details






2016 Tour de Dayton Route Map

Want to see the exciting interesting route participants will be taking on this years tour through the southeast Dayton neighborhoods of (Shroyer Park, Patterson Park, Walnut Hills, Belmont & University Park) using the neighborhood streets and bike trails?

Check out the route map link below!!!…..

2016 TDD BIKE ROUTE 07-01-16


See you out there where Dayton Loves Cycling!!

The Tour de Dayton Planning Team!!!!