In less than seven years, Bleak House Coffee has blossomed from an unassuming cafe to a downtown staple. First opened in 2012 on Madison Avenue in the Spitzer Building, the cafe briefly closed when the historic building shut down in December 2013. Thanks to crowdfunding efforts, the coffee house, named for Charles Dickens’ famous novel
For 13 years, Phil Barone— better known in Toledo as the owner of Rosie’s Italian Grille, Rosie’s Rolling Chef, and the and president of the Toledo Food Truck Association— has wowed and entertained audiences at the Crescent Tavern in Put-in-Bay with his performances emulating the late, great Jim Morrison. Backed by the Maxx Band and performing
Since Toledo was founded in 1837, a lot has changed. Bibliophiles, history-buffs, and Toledoans beaming with Glass City pride will love these books on local history. The Toledo War: The First Michigan-Ohio Rivalry Don Faber (2008) Our rivalry with the Mitten State began long before the football field contests between the Ohio State University and
His work straddles the realms of both fine art and pop art. Cartoonish yet deep, colorful yet sophisticated, his visually arresting pieces are both vibrant and, often, slightly disturbing. The work of Detroit native artist PHYBR has continued to garner more attention as his talent has continually grown and evolved. Now residing in Toledo, the
Successful people aren’t magically bestowed with special properties. Unless they hit that genetic lottery for exceptional beauty, brains or innate athletic ability, they have to work hard at it. Success comes as a byproduct rather than an end result, and it’s seldom “the goal.” For author/speaker/UT professor Clinton O. Longenecker, Ph.D., who is by all
The Autumn 2017 edition of Toledo SOUP is scheduled for October 8 at the Sofia Quintero Art and Cultural Center. Attendees pay $5 for soup, salad, bread and the chance to vote, while Glass City area residents present ideas for programs to better the community. The winning presentation takes home 100% of the money raised.