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‘Jim Morrison’ At The Maumee Indoor: Barone Breaks On Through

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

Songs of Love and Hope: Stewart’s new album showcases versatility

When we last talked to Toledo musician Jeff Stewart, he was a “man on the move.” His 2014 release, Can’t Sit Still, was a reflection of the songwriter’s inability to stay put, creatively, temporally or physically.  Last month Stewart, a popular performer on the local music circuit,  released his third solo studio album, The Cold

May your sweater be ugly and bright

As the weather gets colder, the sweaters get uglier. Whether tacky, ruffled, loud, gaudy, sequined, glittered or fringed, the general public has fallen in love with the obnoxious quality of these cozy gems so much that December 15 is now National Ugly Sweater Day. Prep wardrobe for the holiday during the Imagination Station’s Think Tank Ugly

Lights! Action! Hensville Lights brighten up the Warehouse District

….And Hensville, along with Toledo Edison, Lexus of Toledo, and Pilkington North America, collectively said, “Let there be lights.” And there were— more than 200,000 of them, illuminating the Downtown Warehouse District near Fifth Third Field, beginning Saturday, November 11. The Hensville Lights will be set up in the heart of the Warehouse District along St. Clair Street

Never Again: Remembering Kristellnacht

On November 9, 1938, a planned attack on Jewish Germans left countless dead. Roughly 30,000 men were sent to concentration camps, many of them to perish, while German authorities looked the other way. This night became known as Kristellnacht, the Night of Broken Glass, and was a horrible prelude to the atrocities of the Holocaust

Erin Adair-Hodges on reading, writing and dying happy

New Mexico-native Erin Adair-Hodges is now a professor at the University of Toledo. She has had her poetry published widely, featured on PBS NewsHour, and has taught English in Prague, Czech Republic. She came to Toledo as a visiting professor in the creative writing department and, now, her first book is being published after winning