The Big Idea: 2019

Meet eleven Toledoans who have done something about their ideas and put into motion something bigger than themselves.

2018 Holiday Gift Guide—Part IV

’Tis the season to be satisfied by giving. Show your friends and family that you appreciate them with gifts that supports local business. Whether you’re picking out something at a local shop or treating your friend to the flexibility of a gift card, you’ll find exactly what you need at these local businesses.

After 77 years, “The Nutcracker” is New

The resulting Toledo Alliance for the Performing Arts (TAPA) presents this year’s production of The Nutcracker, the 78th annual local performance of Tchaikovsky’s beloved masterpiece, and the first as a newly combined organization.

Seize the Vine: Uncorked Advice from Local Wine Pros

Artist and polymath Leonardo Da Vinci once said, “The discovery of a good wine is increasingly better for mankind than the discovery of a new star.” While we think the Renaissance Man’s words are extreme, we find it hard to argue with one of history’s most prolific and successful inventors about the value of certain discoveries. Want to ponder his genius? Read on to see what you can discover from local wine professionals.

2018 Holiday Gift Guide—Part 2

’Tis the season to give and be thankful. Show your friends and family how much you appreciate them with a gift that supports local business. Whether picking out something at a local shop or treating your friend to the flexibility of a gift card, you’ll find exactly what you need at these local businesses.

2018 Toledo GQ—Life & Style

Designer Yves Saint Laurent once famously declared, “Fashions fade, style is eternal.” We couldn’t agree more. While fashion bends to trends, style reflects the whole person. Oscar Wilde embellished the thought, writing in The Importance of Being Earnest: “In matters of great importance, style, not sincerity is the vital thing.” If you want to honestly know a person, get a sense of their lifestyle.

Look Good, Feel Good 2018

While looking good and feeling good are often different goals, we think it’s easiest to achieve them in tandem. Want to take some positive steps forward? We asked local professionals for their opinions on making changes that stick.

2018 Dining Guide Awards Winners

When we want to know what to eat, where to drink, and how to celebrate, we ask our readers. Who else would know the best bar in downtown Toledo, the coolest new restaurant, or the hippest place to be seen? Read on to see who TCP readers voted for during this year’s dining guide awards.

Toledo Hip Hop 101

Hip hop in Toledo was conceived in the 1980’s at house parties and school dances; places where DJs, graffiti artists and rappers often gathered to create and share compositions. These homegrown collaborations were reminiscent of a holiday dinner, where everyone was welcomed, recognized and appreciated for their contributions.