All posts by Jeff Klima

Storytime for literati at the Toledo Museum of Art

If you’re more of a listener than a reader, The Toledo Museum of Art is offering the ultimate storytelling experience. Over three consecutive Fridays in June, the Museum will be doing a live reading of the entirety of James Joyce’s masterwork, Ulysses. Covering 32 hours in a Marathon Reading initiative, Ulysses tells the story of

Karen Robards in Toledo

The Sanger Branch Library is celebrating its grand re-opening after renovations, with New York Times bestselling author Karen Robards on hand to discuss her new book, The Ultimatum. Having grown up dismantling explosives and studying martial arts, Bianca St. Ives swindles con men out of the money they stole. Known as The Guardian, Bianca is

A.S. Coomer’s The Fetishists is a Hell of a ride

You know you’re in for the literary equivalent of a ghost pepper when a human sex slave auction is the jumping off point in the book you’re reading. In the case of A.S. Coomer’s latest novel, The Fetishists, the happenings only get darker and nastier the further you read and you’ll inevitably find yourself consuming

Beef and beer at the The Pub at Paula Brown Shop

BBQ and beer pair brilliantly. Add in the chic ambiance and lively crowd atmosphere of The Pub at Paula Brown Shop, and you know you’re in for a good evening. A full evening that features live music from Old State Line, a tap takeover by Boulevard Brewing and BBQ from Mr. C’s food truck, circle

Toledo’s newest barbeque sauce company

If you want to amp up the flavor on anything that winds up in your mouth (no questions asked!), be sure to grab a bottle of sauce from Black Swamp Gourmet, the new barbeque sauce company in town. Available locally at Walt Churchill’s Market, Zavotski Custom Meats and Sautter’s Market, these sauces run the gamut

Water Watch- Runoff by the numbers

 If you’re a kayaker, swimmer, fisherman, etc. who is anticipating utilizing the waterways this season, you might want to rethink where you climb in. According to the Toledo Waterways Initiative, as of this May, faulty pipes and heavy rain combined to dump 135 MILLION GALLONS of RAW SEWAGE into the waterways. The biggest overflows