Holiday Gift Guide Part 3

Whether you are picking out something specific at a local shop, or want to treat your friend to the flexibility of a gift card, you’ll find exactly what you need at these local businesses.

Made Over Man

Designer Alexander McQueen once said: “Fashion should be a form of escapism, and not a form of imprisonment.” Now, think about getting dressed in the morning— are you putting on your go-to outfits for an easy option, or are you expressing yourself? We took two men trapped in routine, brought them out of their shell,

Holiday Gift Guide: Wish List

‘Tis the season to give and be thankful. Show your friends and family how much you appreciate them with a gift that supports local business. Whether you are picking out something specific at a local shop, or want to treat your friend to the flexibility of a gift card, you’ll find exactly what you need

Look Good, Feel Good: Professional Advice on Positive Changes

*SPECIAL ADVERTISING SECTION* While looking good and feeling good can be different goals, we think it’s easiest to achieve them in tandem. Want to take some positive steps forward? We asked the local professionals for their opinions on making changes that stick. Nicole & Wade Banker Luxe Laser Vein & Body Center 1500 Holland Rd.,

2017 Wedding Guide

PRESENTED BY: BARTZ VIVIANO   Ashley + Mitchell Romito June 10, 2017 Photo Credit: Considering LiLies Photography Ashley (Smith) Romito Age: 24 Occupation: 5th grade teacher Three words to describe him: Compassionate. Hilarious. Loyal. First impression of him: That he was very competitive! Mitchell Romito Age: 26 Occupation: Medical student Three words to describe her:

Local recording studios enhance musicians’ sound

As the artist’s muse beckons, it takes a great sound engineer to make a band or songwriter sound their best. A quick internet search offers hundreds of send-away options for mixing and mastering original music, but the Toledo area has local studios that offer a genuine, human experience— often at a more affordable price. With

Halloween Haunts and Happenings

Even if you’re too old to go candy collecting, you can still have a spooky sweet Halloween in Toledo. From ghostly tours to costume contests to capering with covens, we have you covered with the creepiest, weirdest, and most fun grown-up tricks and treats of the season. Friday the 13th Head downtown for Toledo’s most

2017 Beer Guide

*SPECIAL ADVERTISING SECTION* Hoppin’ to Please How local beer pros set the bar Crafts, drafts, bottle and cans,Toledo runs on beer. It’s the ultimate beverage— we celebrate with it, we drown our sorrows in it and we just can’t enjoy a ballgame without a cold one. It goes without saying that the local beer purveyors

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

10 under $10: Cheap Eats

If money is tight and your belly is grumbling, a drive around Toledo offers meals under $10. Whether you are looking for comfort food or something light and fresh, these restaurants have got it. From classic American fare to something outside the box, there are choices for everyone. Here’s where to look. Byblos Fine Lebanese