All posts by Jeff McGinnis

‘Jim Morrison’ At The Maumee Indoor: Barone Breaks On Through

For 13 years, Phil Barone— better known in Toledo as the owner of Rosie’s Italian Grille, Rosie’s Rolling Chef, and the and president of the Toledo Food Truck Association— has wowed and entertained audiences at the Crescent Tavern in Put-in-Bay with his performances emulating the late, great Jim Morrison. Backed by the Maxx Band and performing

Mr. Atomic Lights Up Monroe Street

Mark and Mike Kersey— the twin brothers whose evocative and enchanting paintings have wowed Toledoans for decades under the name “Mr. Atomic”— are two of the most endearingly offbeat and eccentric personalities of the Glass City art scene.

Christmas with Actors Collaborative Toledo: An Unconventional Holiday

Actors Collaborative Toledo (ACT), known for more unconventional, outside-the-box kinds of Glass City theatrical productions, presents a December event for a more traditional audience. Christmas with ACT will showcase three short plays, an evening of holiday cheer scheduled December 9 at Pam’s Corner on 10th St. Jeffrey Albright, president of ACT, says the event is

Glass City Screenwriters: Local group meets in support of Toledo film scribes

Area screenwriters looking for a chance to discuss ideas and test out material with fellow artists have a perfect opportunity every month at the Oregon Public Library. Glass City Screenwriters, an organization created by area writer Virginia Shine, meets every third Thursday beginning at 6:30pm to share progress, read scripts and, in general, offer support

Members of area League of Women Voters gather signatures to fight gerrymandering

Ann Payne, chair of the League of Women Voters Toledo-Lucas County, says it’s easier these days to have petitions signed by registered voters, irrespective of political leanings, concerning legislation curtailing gerrymandering. The issue of the drawing of boundaries for US congressional districts— gerrymandering— by where districts are redrawn every 10 years by the legislature, often