Host Libby Ballengee continues her “community conversations” with Alex Smith, a Dayton-native and young entrepreneur who works for a local non-profit specializing in digital marketing, runs Sommer & Smith Meat House food truck, and has set his sights on opening a small kitchen and bar concept “Selly’s Ditch” in the Historic Inner East of Dayton, in the up-and-coming East 3rd St corridor. He’s also a been investigating Dayton’s history, that’s been in part inspired by the work of Andrew Walsh, and his website, Dayton Vistas. (see links below)

Alex Smith:

S&S Meat House:

All of our meat is smoked in our locally sourced, home built offset smoker, fueled by the aromas of local hardwoods like oak, cherry and apple.

Dayton Vistas:

Post on Fire Blocks (Before and after of Key-ads building we taled about)

Dayton Vistas post on the Wyoming theater Libby mentions

Huffman Historic District:

Huffman Historic Upcoming “Spirit of Huffman” Event: Oct 12 & 13

Libby Ballengee:

Boxcar Suite – “Time Machine”