All posts by Athena Cocoves

Start Your Weekend With A Time-Tested Combo

When it comes to perfect combos, cannabis and pizza rival peanut butter and jelly. Of course, you can always enjoy them all at once, but that decision is on you, buddy. We ain’t complete hedonists, but we are gluttons— especially when the weekend hits. If you are too, celebrate the preferred pair of college kids everywhere and

We Don’t Like Flowers As Much As Tom Waniewski

Earlier this week, The Blade published an article with one of the worst quotes we’ve ever heard from a local politician: “If a woman has her flowerpot stolen that is as much of a crime as someone shot in the central city.” That was Tom Waniewski, a Republican Toledo District 5 councilman currently running for Mayor of

Lucas County Proposes Plan To Build New Jail On Angola Road

Criminals are going to enjoy the scenic views of lush green fields and trees…. if everything goes according to Lucas County’s new plan. The Lucas County Commissioners, Tina Skeldon Wozniak, Pete Gerken and Carol Contrada announced the proposed plan to purchase 30 acres of land along Angola Road to create a new Lucas County Correctional

Fit Body Boot Camp opens first NW Ohio location in Sylvania

Fit Body Boot Camp (FBBC), a fast-growing franchise with over 500 locations across three continents, will open their first NW Ohio location in Sylvania on Monday, July 24. To celebrate the launch, Sylvania Fit Body Boot Camp will offer a 30-day weight loss challenge from July 31 to August 29. Participants will be grouped into

Rooftop Party Series at the Toledo Lucas County Public Library

Want to get loud and run around at the library? Head to the top floor for EPIC Toledo and Downtown 419’s Rooftop Party Series at the Toledo Lucas County Main Library. Spend the evening enjoying the main library’s amazing view of downtown Toledo, dancing to tunes by DjOne Tyme and sipping cocktails. Stay tuned to hear their

20 North Gallery features two critically acclaimed Toledo artists

Old and new combine with mystical results in 20 North Gallery’s newest exhibit, In Otherworlds, featuring new and existing works by two critically acclaimed Toledo artists, Craig Fisher and Daniel Hernandez. Despite different styles and media, both artists explore themes of science, technology and spirituality regarding the differences between what we see and what we