We know, the month of Pride is June— but pride doesn’t expire. Toledo dedicates one lively weekend in August to focus on celebrating the LGBTQ+ community during Toledo Pride. Lexi Hayman-Staples, executive director of Toledo Pride, chose the late-summer weekend to not compete with other major cities’ already-established June Pride celebrations. Since the inaugural Toledo
Some businesses are nearly synonymous with Toledo. Others are up-and-coming, paving a new path to success. Despite diverse practices and professions, all of these locally-owned businesses have one thing in common— they love this city. Home is where the heart is, and we’re glad their roots are planted firmly in Toledo. Gini Behrendt Owner of
Are you a single player? Looking to hit the clubs? We spoke to eight Toledo singles about linking up, hitting the greens and having great game. Before you meet them during our Single in the Glass City party, read on to see who’s an ace, who’s got the best shot, and what tees them off.
As we do every year, we ask our readers for help determining the best available options in our Dining Guide. To start, we’re asking something simple: What do you want to eat? We’ve got plenty of questions, but we need your answers.
A call back to our Best of Toledo 2016 issue, selecting the “Best of” in almost 200 categories. Some of the Winners, loud and proud, are spotlighted here — a great selection of retailers, restaurants and service providers in our community. Oh, and remember, voting for Best of Toledo, 2017 will be starting soon! Belamere
Occupation: Math Teacher/Dancer Years lived in Toledo: 26 The Old West End Festival is my favorite annual event. A business Toledo needs (but doesn’t have) is Zara (clothiers). My favorite piece of local art/architecture is Paul Geiger’s mural inside of the Valentine Theatre. The street I drive on/walk on most often is Islington, off of