Tent City and Veterans Matter: Deep Roots Help Fill Local Veteran Needs

In 1990, the Homeless Awareness Project, an all-volunteer organization grounded in founder Ken Leslie’s personal experience with homelessness, marked its first Tent City event. It continued as a collaboration of community leaders and local media. In 2007, Leslie was approached by a community member, which provided an “aha moment” that steered the movement from awareness

The Art and Performance Center of West Toledo

It’s no secret that Toledo is an artsy town. The city— quite rightfully— wears it with pride. You’ll find everything from gallery showings to theatrical productions and musical performances. A recent addition to the artistic community, the Art and Performance Center of West Toledo, opened on March 25, 2017. With a career of experience, Miriam

Cinema Wasteland heads to Stongsville Ohio

Fans of B-movies have reason to rejoice as Cinema Wasteland heads to Strongsville, Ohio. Promising three days of films and fun celebrating the drive-in era of horror and sci-fi movies, this event offers up the most of camp and kitsch. Special guests include Linnea Quigley, Dyanne Thorne (star of Ilsa, She Wolf of the S.S.)

Haunted Possessions Show and Tell at the Maumee Bay Brewing Co.

Have you ever owned something evil? Perhaps a Mr. Potato Head that you swear moved on its own, or an alarm clock possessed by a poltergeist who seeks to make you late to work? Bring your odd, cursed objects to the Haunted Possessions Show and Tell at the Maumee Bay Brewing Co. There will be

Entrepreneurial Melting Pot

Toledo natives Jason and Kelli Daniels will host L.I.F.T. 2017 Midwest African American Professionals and Allies conference at the Holiday Inn French Quarter in Perrysburg. The acronym represents Leadership, Influence, Focus, and Talent, skills which are the focus of the conference. Mr. Daniels hopes the event brings in people from all walks of life for

Past Activist Watch Events

Angry? We get it. Now do something about it. Activists in Toledo have been busy. Here’s a list of events locals have organized to make a difference. Want to join the fight? Check out our Activist Watch for upcoming opportunities. August 5-7pm. Wednesday, 8.2 A Water Town Hall – Toledo This event will feature Toledoans sharing

The Frogtown Froggy Museum Is Absolutely Ribbeting

Standing in the middle of a small, cramped room with over 700 frog sculptures, Amy Adler sees the world a little differently than most. “In general, there are probably two types of people: those who really enjoy saving things, and those who want to live a more serene, organized life.” You can probably guess what

Learn about the history of graffiti at The Black House Gallery

Spray painting walls, or “tagging,” is fun until the cops come. At The Black House Gallery in Cleveland, there are no cops. An abandoned house-turned-art space where you can add your own permanent tags, the Gallery is hosting an event to teach you about the history of graffiti and its cultural significance. Spray paint and

Michigan Theater screens Dario Argento’s Suspiria

Hold on to your guts, horror aficionados. You can’t call yourself a film buff without appreciating Dario Argento’s highly stylized contributions to the medium. And of all Argento’s films, Suspiria is arguably the best known and most beloved. A newly unearthed, uncut 35mm master print of the Italian horror flick has been discovered, and is

Toledo Game Room hosts annual Board Game Day

When the Game Room hosts their annual Board Game Day, they’re not talking Candyland, Life or even Chutes and Ladders. Think broader, new civilization games like Settlers of Catan, Munchkin, and Dead of Winter. There will also be card games and instructionals on how to play— plenty of fun for the whole family. Prizes will

Adams Street Block Party is back

In strong contention to be the best local event of the year, the Adams Street Block Party will get you wet, wild and drunk— if that’s what you’re into. Featuring dunk tanks to “punish” local politicians, a water balloon fight and giant water pong, there will also be special art and entertainment events at local

Learn The Basics Of Everything Your Parents Tried To Tell You

When you’re a teenager, you can’t wait to move out of your parent’s house, but when that sweet, sweet freedom pushes up against reality, things get hard. How do you find a nice, affordable apartment? What does “transferring your utilities” even mean? What the heck do you have to do to secure a loan— and should