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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

Tricks of the Trade: Cheap Trick’s Advice is Worth Paying For

What is it about Cheap Trick that’s allowed this quartet to endure four plus decades? Could it be the simple combination of hooks, harmonies and fat riffs that easily makes them the greatest American power pop band still trodding the stage? Or is their enduring appeal found in the cartoonish approach to rock and roll

Pouring Puccini: Opera on Tap Brings Baritones to Toledo Bars

When most people think “opera,” they envision a stuffy, black-tie affair, with wealthy patrons peeking through their glasses and applauding politely. The idea of the venerated art form appealing to the masses seems unlikely to those with that kind of picture in their minds. It’s exactly the stereotype that the group Opera on Tap hopes

The Real Saltwater Taffy Star of NW Ohio Is… (A Salty Story)

The Sylvania Area Chamber of Commerce (SACC) just bit off more than it could chew… In posting Facebook photos of the ribbon-cutting ceremony for Aunt B’s Retro Candy, the new nostalgia candy store that popped up in Mayberry Square (8160 Sunset Ln., Sylvania), the SACC declared Aunt B’s to have the biggest selection of taffy

The Sofia Quintero Art and Cultural Center’s Rasquache Artist Residency allows art to cross borders

A new art exhibition is bringing a glimpse of Mexico to Toledo. Through March 17, the Sofia Quintero Art and Cultural Center’s Jose Martinez Memorial Galeria (1224 Broadway St.) will feature works from the Rasquache Artist Residency, the center’s first international program. The exhibition displays work by eleven artists, including SQACC art coordinator David Cuatlacuatl