All posts by TCP Staff

Share and Inspire: The Courage Of Coming Out

Until recently, coming out stories have been consistently gut-wrenching. Today, we hear an inspiring variety. Some stories are funny. Some so underwhelming it is a relief. Some are like the stories that came before them: a tragic moment for a person with unbounded courage. While the LGBTQ+ community enjoys more tolerance today, the fight isn’t

Toledo’s Opening Up: DORA for the (boozy) Explorer

Following the May 2015 decision by Ohio lawmakers to allow for cities to create outdoor refreshment areas, Toledo City Council gave the UpTown neighborhood the OK to create our city’s first outdoor public-drinking area back in December of 2016. Finally, in June of that year, bar-goers along Adams Street began drinking between the boundaries of

Leash the beast

Celebrate man’s best friends in the best way possible: at a bar WITH dogs. Leashed and friendly dogs are invited to attend Yappy Hour, a cocktail and food function at Bar 145 benefitting the Toledo Area Humane Society. Hang out, meet new friends, sniff each other (dogs only, please) and maybe even win a raffle prize?

Mayoral stroll

Have some burning questions to ask Mayor Paula Hicks-Hudson? Or maybe you just want to walk your dog and feel like a small crowd of concerned citizens would be apt traveling companions? Either way, bring your walking shoes for Walk and Talk with the Mayor, Toledo’s ongoing open political discussion forum. The walks, held at

Patio Guide

*SPECIAL ADVERTISING SECTION* Sun-worshippers, rejoice! It’s patio season. You can now enjoy all the comforts of the outdoors without any of the annoying stuff that comes from actually being outdoors— like deer ticks. But not all patios are built for all people. Dog-owners want something that allows them to bring their four-legged friends along, smokers