Toledo City Paper joined The Fair Housing Center, the Arts Commission and the Toledo Lucas County Public Library in asking Toledoans to submit short poems inspired by their ZIP code — with the number of words in each line of the poem determined by the corresponding digit in their zip code. The contest, which began
The holiday season has become a commercial bonanza in which billions of dollars are spent on gifts and billions are added to our credit card debt tab. But that’s not what it’s really all about, and there’s no reason to feel pressured into spending more than you can afford. Because if your holiday budget isn’t as big as you’d like, there are plenty of presents you can give that cost absolutely nothing or close to it.
With crafts, drafts, bottle and cans, Toledo runs on beer. The ultimate beverage, we celebrate or drown our sorrows with it, and we can’t enjoy a ballgame without a cold one. It goes without saying that the local beer purveyors should be some of our favorite people (and they are). Not sure who’s slinging your suds? Here are some lager than life types offering the cure for what ales you:
Appliance Center, a locally owned home goods retailer for over 55 years, announced at the start of the fourth quarter that they are offering product at “Pre-Tariff” pricing despite industry price increases in excess of 15%.
Momentum, sponsored by ProMedica and Toledo’s philanthropic community, is a three-day festival of music and art along the riverfront in downtown Toledo (Ohio).