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Celebrate Apple Season in Dayton

In the season of ginormous bags of candy and festival deep fried EVERYTHING, apples are a healthy way to celebrate.  Nothing is sweeter than crisp apples right out of the orchard, or as aromatic as a spiced apple cider in front of the fire.  Bring … Continue reading


Easy Football Food

Are you ready for some football—food?  One of the best parts of football season is the delicious football food that is an absolute for every football-focused gathering.  Pizza can only take a party so far, though, so we’ve decided this week to help you take your … Continue reading


Thrift Store Shopping in Dayton

Thrift store and second-hand shopping isn’t only economical, it’s fun too, and is a great way to spend a weekend afternoon in the Dayton area.  Want to plan your next second-hand treasure hunt?  Here’s our guide on how to second-hand shop in Dayton with the … Continue reading


Volunteering in Downtown Dayton

The city of Dayton has so much to offer residents and many of these activities would not be possible without the support of volunteers.  Why should you get involved?  Volunteering is fun when you do it with family or friends, and it’s also a great … Continue reading


Dayton Beer Week 2015

Dayton Beer Week kicks off this weekend and we couldn’t be more excited since First Place Apartments is in the thick of it all in beautiful downtown Dayton.  The official start is Saturday and the events keep going until the last foamy drop on the … Continue reading

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Made-at-Home Fair Food

One of the best parts of summer is when it’s time for the county fair, and one of the best parts of a county fair is the food!   For those who can’t make it out to the Montgomery County Fair this year, we have some … Continue reading

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Shop Local With Downtown Dayton Farmers’ Markets

One of our favorite things about living downtown is the close proximity to the wonderful downtown Dayton farmers’ markets.  Farmers’ markets are a great way to support local businesses and experience new, exciting, and fresh foods.  Buying local also lessens your carbon footprint, meaning you’re … Continue reading

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Working Out With First Place

Sticking to your workout routine isn’t a pain when you live at First Place Apartments in beautiful downtown Dayton. First Place Apartment’s Fitness Center Cardio Equipment Located on the main floor, the Fitness Center at First Place is fully equipped to meet your fitness needs.  … Continue reading

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Celebrate Downtown Dayton with Dayton Celtic Fest

One of the best events in downtown Dayton, the Dayton Celtic Fest is step dancing its way back for 2016.   Located just a half mile from the front doors of First Place Apartments, the event takes over Dayton’s Riverscape Metropark and spans from Festival Plaza … Continue reading

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Eating Out for Dinner in Downtown Dayton

The age old dilemma is strong—what’s for dinner??  There are many delicious options for evening dining within walking distance of First Place Apartments and downtown.  We’ll only take a look at restaurants this time.  With so many options for delicious evening fare, the local bar … Continue reading