When we think of retirement, we often think of people relaxing, sleeping in, and buying a condo in Florida where it’s always sunny, and the golf course is the desired playground. But for one local retired woman, Earlean “Queen Cookie” Belcher, life is just getting into full swing, with no Alfred Dunner trousers or St.
Starting July 18, Levanta Coffee hopes to bring better wages to coffee farmers—and better coffee to businesses in the United States. Former University of Toledo graduate Matt Hohler co-founded Levanta Coffee in 2015, after a teaching stint in Honduras revealed to him the impoverished living conditions of coffee pickers and their families. With his business
Occupation: Math Teacher/Dancer Years lived in Toledo: 26 The Old West End Festival is my favorite annual event. A business Toledo needs (but doesn’t have) is Zara (clothiers). My favorite piece of local art/architecture is Paul Geiger’s mural inside of the Valentine Theatre. The street I drive on/walk on most often is Islington, off of
Fans of National Public Radio are going to want to head to Ann Arbor when Ira Glass visits the Power Center on July 1. Presenting his touring lecture, Ira Glass: Seven Things I’ve Learned, the radio host of NPR’s popular This American Life (and the hit podcast Serial that was started by the show) will
Celebrate your love of all things Elizabethan-era when the Shakespeare Fest goeth offeth in Jackson, MI. The official Shakespeare Festival of Michigan, this multi-week festival will present much merrymaking with presentations of The Taming of the Shrew and Julius Caesar. Performances of the shows will be split between Jackson’s Baughman Theatre and the Village Theatre
Owner/Operator of Wesley’s Bar (1201 Adams St.) & Yer Mom’s House Of Eats (316 N. Michigan Ave., across from the Main Branch of the Library) Years lived in Toledo: 1978-1987, 2001-Present Small businesses, locally owned restaurants, and venues for local artists and crafters are the places in Toledo I’m most proud of. The best meal