All posts by Mara Kalinoski

Celebrating the 2017 Solar Eclipse

By now, you probably know to watch out for the total solar eclipse on Monday, August 21. While Toledo isn’t within the path of totality, we boast a significant partial view, with 82% exposed, from 1:02PM to 3:38PM. Want to know where you should go to celebrate this rare celestial event? Local community and science

Downward dog ale?

Start stretching and sipping to prepare for this combination yoga class and beer tasting you never knew you were missing. Earnest Brew Works will host a summer session of their Hops and Poses event, led by instructor Renee Small. You can purchase beer before, after, and even during the class. The course only has room

Sculptures at Perrysburg’s 50-foot community sandbox

A shopping center in Ohio is likely one of the last places you’d imagine would be home to a sandcastle but, for the last six years, Levis Commons has made bizarre beach dreams come true. Head to Perrysburg to watch sculptures emerge from four eight-ton sand piles and play in a 50-foot community sandbox (fully

Toledo According to: Eileen Iannone

Years lived in Toledo: my entire natural life The Toledo Museum of Art is the place in Toledo I’m most proud of. The best meal I had in Toledo was the chicken maklouba at Sidon Lebanese. Old West End Festival is my favorite annual event. My favorite piece of local art is the Frank Gehry

From 3 bands to 1

Toledo band HGH is relatively new to the local scene, but its members aren’t. The four members came together from different bands to create their new project, a fusion of rock, metal, and funk genres. HGH, whose initials stand for the members’ last names, reflects that eclecticism in both their sound and their entire infrastructure.