The upcoming November 7 general election will decide the next Toledo mayor, fill a vacant at-large seat and six out of 12 Toledo City Council district seats. However, the race for Mayor is the highest level of office on the ballot, and without significant state or national political pushes, some candidates on the local level
Next time you have an opportunity to be at an event in the Huntington Center, give your seat an extra pat on the armrest. The arena, which is celebrating its 40th anniversary this year, has just been named a finalist for Medium Capacity Venue by the Academy of Country Music— for the second straight year.
You never need an excuse to party, but Advocating Opportunity’s annual fundraiser, Golden Opportunity is a great reason to donate money. A legal services business that provides aid to exploited and trafficked humans across the U.S., Advocating Opportunity will host an event with live music, hors d’oeuvres and drinks to offset costs to help those
Following the May 2015 decision by Ohio lawmakers to allow for cities to create outdoor refreshment areas, Toledo City Council gave the UpTown neighborhood the OK to create our city’s first outdoor public-drinking area back in December of 2016. Finally, in June of that year, bar-goers along Adams Street began drinking between the boundaries of
Celebrate man’s best friends in the best way possible: at a bar WITH dogs. Leashed and friendly dogs are invited to attend Yappy Hour, a cocktail and food function at Bar 145 benefitting the Toledo Area Humane Society. Hang out, meet new friends, sniff each other (dogs only, please) and maybe even win a raffle prize?
Have some burning questions to ask Mayor Paula Hicks-Hudson? Or maybe you just want to walk your dog and feel like a small crowd of concerned citizens would be apt traveling companions? Either way, bring your walking shoes for Walk and Talk with the Mayor, Toledo’s ongoing open political discussion forum. The walks, held at
Ohio is on the frontlines in the battle against opiates. In response, Mercy Health has partnered with Unison Health to open north Toledo’s first detox center. Unison Health’s Sub-Acute Detoxification Facility, located at 1212 Cherry St. near Oneida St., will have the capacity to detox almost 500 recovering addicts a year. An open house will
Die hard soccer fans have been flocking to The Village Idiot to celebrate the sport with their pop-up, the Full 90 Pub. While screenings of UEFA Champions League games are appealing to some, the rest of us might not be so easily convinced. Get a kick out of what the crew offers and join the
Health care is an important and empowering factor in the lives of women, men and families across our nation. Planned Parenthood has been a major provider of breast and cervical cancer screenings, contraception options, education, STD testing, and more. (Abortions— exclusively funded by private donations— account for only 3% of their services nationwide.) Help support
As part of downtown Toledo’s major comeback, Renaissance Toledo Downtown Hotel is going to be the new hotspot for drinks, socializing and quick getaways. The design aesthetic is focused on Toledo’s connections to the automotive and glass-making industry. “Toledo has long been a center of industrial and artistic glassmaking, and we’ve worked to showcase that
Today at City Hall, Mayor Paula Hicks Hudson, flanked by staff and city councilmembers, announced the launch of the Citizen Priorities Survey, a way for citizens of Toledo to weigh in on the expenditure of city funds in the areas of safety, transportation, neighborhoods, environment and the economy. “Now is the time for all of
Help turn ideas into fully supported community projects during the Toledo Soup Spring Social. The volunteer-led, micro funding event will give four organizations, selected based on their proposal to the committee, the opportunity to present their idea to attendees. The winning group will head home with the proceeds generated by the attendee’s $5 entrance fee.