Water Watch: Something is still fishy

Members of Advocates for a Clean Lake Erie (ACLE) were on hand to protest and hand out leaflets during John Kasich’s recent State of the State speech in Sandusky. “We’re not going to let him get away with using Lake Erie as a photo op, while he lets factory farms use it as a toilet,”

Wheeler Farms Butterfly House Opens for the Summer Season

The Wheeler Farms Butterfly House opens its doors for spring Containing over 1,000 butterflies and 100 different species that originate from North America, South America and Asia, the facility teaches guests about the life cycle and environmental impact of these insects. Since the lifespan of a butterfly is only two to three weeks, a new

Policing the Police: Get to know your Civilian Police Review Board

A common policy goal for civil liberties advocates and Black Lives Matter organizers, a Civilian’s Police Review Board acts as an independent agency for reviewing allegations of police abuse.   Toledo City Council first established such a board in 1991— but like many volunteer city boards, its tenure over the years has been dotted with

Spring Wedding Guide

  Chelsea Fisher Age: 24 Occupation: Sales Associate at Hafner Florist and Unit Secretary at Flower Hospital Three words to describe your partner: Dedicated, loving and caring. What was your first impression of your partner? This guy likes to have fun.  Did you imagine your wedding day as a little girl? Was it like that?

Lourdes University offers scholarships for new co-ed eSports program

Good news, moms and dads: video games might have been the best use of your kids’ time, after all. While you were hassling them about wasting their lives, they were actually building up a diverse portfolio of skills that could land them a scholarship from a prestigious private college. Lourdes University, an independent Franciscan institution

Beat Your Own High Score At Downtown 419’s Pop-Up Bar/Arcade

Do you remember a time when all of your favorite video games were in an arcade? Think back to those days. You walked in the front door, pockets filled with chances to beat someone’s high score. Colorful 8-bit characters scrolled across the gaming screens of your past, and simple electronic melodies got stuck in your

Toledo According to Stevin Groth

Age: 54 Occupation: Attorney at Law Toledoan since: 1993 Toledo’s a big town with a lot of friendly faces. Ever wonder what a walk in Ottawa Park, or throughout Downtown, is like for other residents? We’re stepping inside the soles and souls of Toledoans to learn how they fill up their Glass City. The local

Say Yes to Improv at the Toledo Repertoire Theater

“Yes” isn’t just an answer. In improv, “yes” does a whole lot more. When performing, if an actor says “no,” the scene will end because it has nowhere to go. On the flip side, if you say “yes,” the scene continues. This is one of many fundamentals improv comedian Nick Morgan teaches during his Improv

Blooms and butterflies exhibit at Columbus’ Franklin Park Conservatory

The Bs are on full display down in Columbus’ Franklin Park Conservatory with the kickoff of the annual Blooms and Butterflies exhibit. Wander among exotic plants from all over the world as hundreds of beautiful butterflies flutter freely. Don’t be surprised if you become a landing pad! These species of butterflies come from China, Costa

Anchored: Toledo’s Bridal Show Alternative at The Blarney

Need help planning the perfect wedding? Anchored: Toledo’s Bridal Show Alternative will present a chance to talk to wedding vendors. There will be an opportunity to taste food and cocktails that could be served at your wedding. Even if you haven’t met the groom yet, it never hurts to start generating ideas and contacts. Anchored