All posts by Jeff Klima

Keeping our teachers in Toledo

As Toledo loses young professionals to other cities, a new initiative has sprung up in the form of a collaboration between the University of Toledo and Toledo Public Schools. Teach Toledo is an initiative that seeks to both educate teachers and keep them local while providing students with a diverse population of educators. The first

The Best Local Wurst

The Competitors We’ve just entered peak bratwurst season. As summer slides into Labor Day and fall football rises like a phoenix from the ashes of so many tailgating grills, sausage becomes the focal point of many red, white and blue barbecue traditions. Toledo’s full of grill jockeys who take their meat sports seriously. So where

The 34th annual Northwest Ohio Rib Off

Grab your wet wipes and moist towelettes— the 34th annual Northwest Ohio Rib Off is coming. The yearly BBQ bonanza will take over the Lucas County Fairgrounds for four days of finger-licking, fall-off-the-bone fun. Taste delicious BBQ from NW Ohio’s best chefs and grillmasters and enjoy live music all weekend long. Just make sure you

Mancy’s Italian Grill opens Bottle Shop next month

Without The Andersons, many vino-enthusiasts are mourning the loss of their favorite hookup. Tired of hitting the streets to desperately search for a hearty, spicy Shiraz? Wine lovers can look forward to September when the Bottle Shop at Mancy’s Italian Grill opens. The wine shop will be adjacent to the restaurant and offer over 400