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30 Ways to Celebrate the Arts – A Guide to Local Shows, October Through February

Toledo’s creative community offers a bounty of opportunities. Want to celebrate the arts? We’ve selected 30 ways to fully immerse yourself in fine art, theater, film, and music. 1. Over 500 Chinese lanterns will illuminate the Toledo Zoo, from September 29-October 29, during Luminous Nights. Animal and botanical-shaped lanterns placed throughout the grounds will tell

Hanging out with… 2017’s Toledo Mayoral Candidates

Who do you think should be Toledo’s next mayor? Today, we have four candidates. After the primary election on Tuesday, September 12, only two will remain. The two top vote recipients Before we decide who should make it to the next round, we spoke with these fine four mayoral hopefuls. Cast your unofficial vote here.  Mayor

TOLEDO ACCORDING TO… Mayoral Candidate Wade Kapszukiewicz

Occupation: Lucas County Treasurer & 2017 Toledo Mayoral Candidate (D) Years in Toledo: I’ve lived in Toledo my entire life– 44 years. The Zoo is the Toledo place I’m most proud of. The best Toledo meal is the Jon Boy (double decker grilled beef patties with Texas Toast, bacon and cheese) at Doc Watson’s. The

Toledo Pride: Coming out for the community

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

Locally Grown Made in Toledo: Great Businesses, Great People

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

Single in the Glass City 2017

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.