Women’s tackle football existed in Toledo as early as 1930 and, though Mrs. Herbert Hoover was successful in having the early teams disbanded for being an exploitation “of womanhood,” there has always been a push to keep the sport going. It wasn’t until the 1970s that the sport really began to be noticed in Toledo the Toledo Troopers, a team that many still remember.
Transylvania native Virgil Lupu never thought that his career in music would bring him to own his own business. He began teaching at Forté Music School in 2008, and now owns the school.
The fourth annual Toledo Beer & Bacon Fest returns to the historic Birmingham Neighborhood with all manner of bacon foods, bacon-themed craft beers, and live music by Irish punk band Katie’s Randy Cat. We sat down with two beer and bacon enthusiasts, organizers of the festival since its humble beginnings. From Birmingham to Bacon Originally